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June 24, 2021
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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

MOVEMENT/ 32nd Florence Dance Performing Arts Festival June 26-July 29       Future Perfect 2: la potenza in atto is the title of the 32nd edition of the festival focused on the graceful and dramatic movements of some of Florence’s best dancers. The remarkable choreography is enhanced by the centuries of cultural heritage surrounding […]
June 17, 2021
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CONTEMPORARY/ Simone Forti: Senza Fretta June 19-August 29   Works completed during lockdown, using shopping bags     Senza Fretta (Without Hurry) is the first major Italian exhibition by American-Italian multidisciplinary artist Simone Forti, whose family was originally from Prato. Curated by Luca Lo Pinto and Elena Magini, the show was developed in close collaboration […]
June 10, 2021
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FESTIVAL/ Secret Florence June 10-23       The sixth edition of the nine day long contemporary performance festival sees dance, music, art and cinema interact with the landscape of Florence. Architecture is transformed by innovative works that surprise and dazzle. Secret Florence is carried out by Fabbrica Europa, Lo Schermo dell Arte, Musicus Concentus, […]
June 1, 2021
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Best events in Florence this June, 2021

This month’s best events have seen press releases pouring in, a true sign that Florence is putting itself back together. Here are this month’s top picks for a joyous June.     EXHIBITION/ American Art 1961-2001: The Walker Art Center Collections, from Andy Warhol to Kara Walker Until August 29   ‘Sixteen Jackies’ by Andy […]
May 20, 2021
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OPENINGS/ Visit private courtyards and gardens May 23   Giardino Torrigiani, one of the sites viewable this weekend     A rare opportunity presents itself this weekend with the chance to see privately owned villas and gorgeous gardens as part of the annual Cortili e Giardini Aperti (Open Courtyards and Gardens) event. From Italian formal […]
May 13, 2021
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CINEMA/ River to River Florence Indian Film Festival 20th anniversary May 14-15       The River to River Florence Indian Film Festival marks its 20th anniversary with a special in-person two days of screenings at Cinema La Compagnia titled ‘Best of River to River 2020’. There will be an homage to Satyajit Ray with […]
May 6, 2021
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CONCERTS/ Amici della Musica at Teatro della Pergola May 9 – June 6       Teatro della Pergola reopens with its first live concert performed by Amici della Musica. From May 9 to June 6, eight concerts take place in the magnificent setting, featuring both well-known names and newer talent. At 6pm on May […]
April 29, 2021
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Best events in Florence this May, 2021

The new pandemic-related rules in Italy are detailed on The Florentine’s website and on page 4 of this issue. Please be advised that many openings are dependent on yellow zone status. Follow The Florentine’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for up-to-the-minute news.       CINEMA/ 19th Florence Korea Film Fest May 21-28       […]
April 22, 2021
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ARTISANS/ Florence International Crafts Fair April 24 to May 2       For the 85th edition of the International Crafts Fair in Florence, a vast array of events has been scheduled in an intriguing virtual tour through craftsmanship. Admission to the digital event is free, with exhibition space reserved for those already present in […]
April 15, 2021
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Restoration Conversations: Women Artists and the Abstract Revolution 5pm/ April 21       On April 21 at 5pm, Christian and Florence Levett will talk with Linda Falcone, director of Advancing Women Artists, about the (mostly American) female abstraction art collection in his Florence home, which features works by Elaine de Kooning, Louise Bourgeois and […]