World-class magicians, wine producers and guitarists from Wilco and Queen are all coming to Florence this February. Grab your calendar and start planning for a full month! CHOCOLATE/Fiera del CioccolatoFebruary 12–21Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence Chocoholics can look forward to ten days of tasting fun
When the World Answered: Trailer from WFYI Productions on Vimeo. FLOOD/When the World AnsweredFebruary 2, 6.30pmSyracuse University, piazza Savonarola 15, Florence After a sold-out world premiere at the Odeon ...
EAT/TF Pizza PartyJanuary 26, 6–7.30pmSimbiosi Organic Pizza, via de Ginori 56r, Florence After last season’s super-successful TF Gelato Night, The Florentine is excited to host another tasty event in via de’ Ginori. This time, pizza is on the plate! Join
Our events listing keeps you up to date on the latest and greatest in culture, music and other English-friendly entertainment. This is a selection of the best events in Florence and Tuscany during January and early February. BREW/Birraio dell’AnnoJanuary 15–17Teatro Obihall, via
DANCE/Sleeping Beauty January 5, 2016, 8.45pm Teatro della Pergola, via della Pergola 12/32, Florence Kick off the new year with a classic fairytale: see Sleeping Beauty performed by the prestigious Moscow Ballet. Choreographed by Marius Petipa and featuring famous music from Peter Ilyich
HERCULEAN/Never Seen BeforeUntil January 31, 2016Reali Poste degli Uffizi, piazzale degli Uffizi, Florence Things get mythical this month at the Uffizi in an exhibition dedicated to none other than Hercules himself. This is the fifteenth edition of the gallery’s famous I Mai Visti series, which
After your umpteenth trip to the Santa Croce Christmas market, even the sparkliest holiday lights can start to lose their luster. If you’re staying in Florence for the festive season, but feel a slight Grinch streak—or simply want some time sans Santa Clauses and chestnuts—
CULTURE/Japan-a-Mania! November 27–29 Centro Rogers, piazzale della Resistenza, Scandicci Sample a bit of Japan in Scandicci this weekend at the auditorium of Centro Rogers. Hosted by the cultural association ...
URBAN/T.S. Eliot Tribute November 21–December 5 Biblioteca Nazionale, piazza dei Cavallegeri 1, Florence Fifty years following the famous essayist and poet’s death, Florence is paying tribute to T.S. Eliot, but adding a contemporary twist. The Biblioteca Nazionale will host an exhibition juxtaposing Eliot&
BORGO/TF Beers & Bites! November 14, 5–8pm Vinoutlet and Goong, Borgo Ognissanti 70r, Florence Join on Facebook Never made it to Munich for Oktoberfest? In collaboration with The Florentine, Vinoutlet is bringing some Bavarian flavor to Borgo Ognissanti with a small-scale Novemberfest! The event will
POPE/Francis in Florence! November 10 Downtown Florence and Stadio Franchi Habemus papam! We have a pope, indeed—coming to Florence in the flesh! Pope Francis will participate in the Italian Episcopal Conference from November 9 to 13 and will be about town on November 10, touching down
DIY/Be Creative!October 29–November 1Fortezza da Basso, viale Filippo Strozzi 1, Florence Time to use your imagination! Get your creative juices flowing at the Fortezza (just in time for Halloween crafting, ...
STREET/Firenze Can I Paint It?October 23, 6–10pmZAP, vicolo Santa Maria Maggiore 1, Florence Urban art comes up from underground and into the limelight this Friday with Firenze Can I Paint It?, an exhibition, live painting session and presentation of the state of street art in Florence.
When the World Answered: Trailer from WFYI Productions on Vimeo. WORLD PREMIERE/Flood on Film October 20, 6.30pmOdeon Cinehall, piazza Strozzi, Florence Come one, come all to the world premiere of ...
Suffering from Botticelli burnout? October 10 is the Italy-wide Giornata Nazionale del Contemporaneo (National Day of Contemporary Art). Put that Vasari book down and step into twenty-first century Florence: here are some highlights! Work from Betty Woodman. Ph. Andrea PaolettiPieces from crossover artist Betty Woodman, who primarily works