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November 13, 2019
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FILM AND CONTEMPORARY ART/ Lo Schermo dell’arte film festival and VISIO exhibition November 12-17 and November 12-December 1       Art-centric cinema and contemporary art come together for two noteworthy events. Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller will be the star of the 12th edition of Lo Schermo dell’Arte, taking place at Cinema La Compagnia […]
November 6, 2019
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DANCE/ Marie Antoinette, Lyric Dance Company November 7       The show, produced by the Lyric dance company with choreography by Alberto Canestro, traces the life of the queen of France, one of the most fascinating and controversial characters in history. Her insecurities and daily dramas are expertly rendered as the audience follows the […]
October 29, 2019
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Best events in Florence this November 2019

CINEMA/ Film festivals Festival dei Popoli and Lo Schermo dell’Arte     Grab the popcorn and cosy up, film season is upon us. Delve into international documentaries at Festival dei Popoli (November 2-9) and art-centric cinema at Lo Schermo dell’Arte (November 12-17). The former is Italy’s leading international documentary film festival, active since 1959. The […]
October 23, 2019
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EXHIBITION/ Enigma Pinocchio. Da Giacometti a LaChapelle October 22 – March 22, 2020       Pinocchio’s adventures are known the world over. This exhibition explores the puppet’s influence and why he has grasped imaginations for generations. Carlo Collodi’s creation has been the subject of works by Giacometti, LaChapelle, Munari, Paladino, McCarthy, Venturino Venturi and […]
October 16, 2019
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EXHIBITION/ Lapo Binazzi’s Philosophy of the Roasted Chicken October 24 – December 7   Lapo Binazzi’s ‘Green Chicken’   An exhibition of radical design objects by Lapo Binazzi, worked on with SACI (Studio Arts College International) ceramics and sculpture students provides a glimpse of Binazzi’s lifelong work. Curated by Špela Zidar and guided by SACI instructors […]
October 14, 2019
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UNICEF in Florence: upcoming events

In a city steeped in history, anniversaries in Florence are a dime a dozen, but a history that foretold a future is rare indeed. Thirty years ago, something remarkable happened. Against the backdrop of global upheaval, with the fall of the Berlin wall, the advent of the internet, decline of the apartheid regime, end of […]
October 8, 2019
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EXHIBITION/ #Art4GlobalGoals Until October 27   Löwentraut’s interpretation of Global Development goal for Sustainable Cities and Communities     In 2015, 193 heads of state agreed on 17 goals for a better world to be achieved by 2030. The so-called Global Goals are aimed at eliminating extreme poverty, fighting inequalities and combatting other urgent issues. […]
September 30, 2019
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Best events in Florence October 2019

MUSIC/ Lucca Jazz Donna Until October 26   Lucca has always had a rich tradition and great love for jazz with the Circolo Lucca Jazz club, the Quartetto di Lucca and having even played host to some of the biggest names in jazz like Lars Resberg, Jacques Pelzer and Chet Baker. Female jazz musicians, however, […]
September 25, 2019
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SCIENCE/ Wired next fest  September 27-29 Free events at Palazzo Vecchio   A festival celebrating science, technology, business, research and innovation through workshops, talks and performances. The wide range of events and the long list of guest speakers will all focus on the theme of ‘People’. Free admission. www.nextfest.wired.it   Palazzo Vecchio piazza della signoria, Florence […]
September 18, 2019
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ANIMALS/Follow Your Pet September 21 and 22   The dedicated event to man’s best friend (and all other animal pals) is here for a weekend full of ecology and respect for the environment in the company of your pets. Experience dog plogging (collecting park waste in the company of your dog) as well as pet-themed […]