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Notes from the Maremma: Summer 2019

Summer in southern Tuscany isn’t just about melting by the seaside before chowing down on more seafood and gelato than is medically advisable. It’s also about those envy-inducing balmy nights ...

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Best events in Florence: February 11–17 2016

In the Pink! February 12, 7pm Uva Nera, borgo Ognissanti 25r, Florence Think pink! Come learn about Monte Amiata wine producer Castello di Potentino at chic and cozy enoteca Uva ...

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Best events in Florence in February 2016

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

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A preview of 2016 events in Florence

  With last year’s papal visit, the unveiling of the restored Baptistery and new Opera del Duomo museum, Firenze Capitale and Expo-related initiatives, Florence 2015 is officially a tough act ...

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Best events in Florence, January 28–February 3, 2016

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 ...

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Best events in Florence January 21–27 2016

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

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Winter 2016 events in Florence

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

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Best events in Florence in winter 2015

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

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Best events in Florence January 6-13 2016

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

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More holiday season highlights in Florence

PARTIES/Food & Wine WeekendDecember 18–20Various venues in Florence ‘Tis the season for food and wine lovers in Florence! First in the lineup is an exclusive Freequencies event (December 18, from ...

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5 alternatives to Christmas markets

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—

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Best events in Florence December 10–16 2015

EXPERIMENTAL/Musica BluDecember 16–18French Institute, piazza Ognissanti 2, Florence   Coming fresh on the heels of the super-successful Tempo Reale Festival back in October, Musica Blu is a new Florentine initiative ...

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Best events in Florence in winter 2015

      DANCE/Sleeping Beauty January 5, 2016, 8.45pm Teatro della Pergola, via della Pergola 24, Florence   Kick off the new year with a classic fairytale: see Sleeping Beauty performed by ...

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Best events in Florence November 26–December 2 2015

  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 ...

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New Kid hosts an Open Studio sale

  New Kid, an unusual and creative footwear and accessories label based in Florence, will open its Oltrarno studio on Friday, November 27 from 10am–10pm. The Open Studio day will ...

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Best events in Florence November 19–25 2015

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&

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Richard McGuire in Florence

  The influential illustrator and comic book artist Richard McGuire, a longtime contributor to The New Yorker, will be in Florence for a brief visit on Saturday, November 14, to present his ...

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Best events in Florence November 12–18 2015

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

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Best event in Florence this week: Francis in Florence!

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

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Best events in Florence in November 2015

  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 ...

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Best event in Florence this week: Florence Creativity!

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, ...

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Best event in Florence this week: Firenze Can I Paint It?

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.

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Best event in Florence this week: When the World Answered!

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 ...

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Florence celebrates the National Day of Contemporary Art

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

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