Here at Florence Inferno, we post the weekly events going on in Florence. Also, our events guide contains information on music, art, cinema, markets, and many other things happening in the city.
This week food and music lovers won’t want to miss Tamerò in Salotto at Restaurant Tamerò in Piazza S. Spirito, a new formula that combines taste in music and conviviality.
For art lovers we suggest that you attend the opening of the new exhibition Jackson Pollock.The Figure of Fury at Palazzo Vecchio, until July 27, 2014.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Sunset Trip from Florence to Fiesole in the Tuscan Hills organised by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A sunset trip from Florence to Fiesole, a small village situated in the hills of Tuscany. It is from this settlement that the City of Florence seems to have originated. Enjoy scenic routes, see breathtaking panoramas, visit Fiesole’s Abbey and Roman Amphitheatre, and taste delicious local wine and food. The tour runs every day. Starting at 4:30 p.m. Tour price: € 45 per person.
Info and booking: http://www.florenceinferno.com/day-trip-to-fiesole/
Concert in Santa Monica Church. An exciting journey through the most famous Italian opera arias. The program features arias from La Traviata, La Bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Le nozze di Figaro and Il Barbiere di Siviglia, performed by professional singers accompanied by piano. Starting at 9:15 p.m. Ticket price: € 23.
Live concert by Mashrou’ Leila at Flog. Presenting the cult indie-pop Lebanese band for the first time in concert in Italy, along with a special event to raise funds for Syria. Music with influences from rock, jazz, electronic, and fused with traditional Arabic. A sound that reaches and unites the majority of young people living in the Middle East. Starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price: € 12/10.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Last day to attend the photography exhibition The Silence of the Desert at Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale of Florence. The photographer Roberto Ghedina expresses the notion of profound silence through a documentary photo exhibitition. The author has had the opportunity to stay in the Certosa di Farneta, a place of seclusion. The shots were captured by the light and display the silence in which the monks live. Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7p.m. Free admission.
Show I Gemelli Meraviglia at Spazio Alfieri. A surprise encounter between a magician and an actor. The word becomes magic and the magic will become word. A show full of irony and nonsense, with incredible illusions, an imaginative game of comedy, emotions, and true amazement. Starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price: € 15/13/10.
Live Concert by Joan As Police Woman at the Viper Club. The Classic, the highly anticipated new album by the charismatic artist Joan Wasser, known as Joan As Police Woman, will be played at the Viper Club. Starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price: €15.
Info: +390550460993; http://www.lenozzedifigaro.it/eventi/joan-police-woman
Easter Concert directed by Fabio Lombrado at Chiesa di Saint James, Florence, and starring the Schola Cantorum F. Landini and a small instrumental group of students of the School, with the solo parts performed by Mya Fracassini (mezzo-soprano), John Biswas (tenor), and Gabriele Lombardi (baritone). Music by Britten, Bach, Buxtehude, Tavener. Starting at 9 p.m. Free admission.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Tamerò in Salotto at Restaurant Tamerò in Piazza S. Spirito. Learn how to cook a souffle gianduja and whole grain breads, listen to good music, and enjoy what you have prepared with friends just like in a living room. A new formula that attempts to combine the taste in music and conviviality in a special place: Tamerò. Starting at 4:30 p.m.
Reservation is required. Price: € 12
Info: http://www.tamero.it/eventi/; T: +39055282596; +393337480487
Conversation The Politics and the Economics of Poverty at Villa Sassetti, NYU Florence. NYU Professor Debora Spini will moderate a conversation with scholars and experts on different strategies for poverty reduction. Starting at 12 p.m. Free admission. Reservation is required.
Exhibit – market Real Taste of Tuscany: Selection Primavera/Estate 2014 at Giardino Torrigiani: crafts, art, nature, food & wine. Visiting hours: 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Ticket price: € 5.
Live music Dinamitri Jazz Folklore at Spazio Alfieri. A band from Livorno (Tuscany) exploring the jazz language by playing bebop, the polyphony of New Orleans blues. Starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price: € 12
Info: +390555320840; firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, April 14, 2014
The Florence Inferno Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A full-day Florence walking tour inspired by Dan Brown’s latest novel Inferno. Enter some of the most amazing, mysterious, and famous places in Florence. The tour runs every day starting at 9.15 a.m. Tour price: € 75 per person.
Info and booking : http://www.florenceinferno.com/guided-tour/
Film screening inside the Festival Middle East Now at Cinema Odeon. Viewing of Downpour by Bahram Beyza’i, one of the masters of Iranian cinema who, in this film, recreates the powerful atmospheres of a closed community still governed by Iranian tradition.
English and Italian subtitles. Starting at 3 p.m. Free admission
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Uffizi & Accademia Tour in One Day organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A fascinating walking tour in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of the two most famous museums in Florence: the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery. An experienced guide fluent in the English language will ensure that you experience the best that each gallery has to offer by providing an historical and artistic path among each of its astonishing masterpieces. The tour runs every day except on Monday. Starting at 2 p.m. Tour price: € 75 per person.
Info and booking: http://www.florenceinferno.com/uffizi-and-accademia-tour/
Opening of the exhibition Jackson Pollock.The Figure of Fury at Palazzo Vecchio until July 27, 2014. Sixteen works of Pollock’s “talk” to The Genius of Victory, one of the most famous works of Michelangelo. Also sketches provided by the Metropolitan Museum in New York and some of Pollock’s paintings and engravings granted by international museums and private collections and a series of graphic works. The exhibition consists of a second section in the deconsecrated Church of San Firenze: multimedia with interactive spaces and an educational program.
Visiting hours: 9 a.m. to midnight; Thursdays: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ticket price: € 12 (Palazzo Vecchio + Church of San Firenze)
Info: +390552768325; email@example.com
Exhibition Roberto Ferri and the Eternity of Painting at ETRA Events Gallery until April 26, 2014. Contemporary Italian artist and painter Roberto Ferri is inspired by Baroque painters and other old masters of Romanticism; this exhibition revolves around 15 paintings that depict perfectly realistic anatomical representations of the human body, natural poses, and life-like expressions. Visiting hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission.
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org; T: +393482812340
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Florence Photography Adventure Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. Discover Florence with your camera and with a professional photography teacher and a great Florentine guide at your side. Photography workshop & tour: 1-hour class + lunch break + 4-hour photography tour. Every Wednesday and Saturday, starting at 12 p.m. Tour price: € 139 per person.
Info and booking:http://www.florenceinferno.com/photography-workshop/
Procession and ceremony in the historic center of Florence. On the anniversary of the death of the great architect Filippo Brunelleschi the City of Florence commemorates him with a wreath-laying ceremony and procession of representatives of the Florentine Republic in traditional renaissance dress. The procession starts from Palagio di Parte Guelfa and ends at the Duomo.
Brunelleschi is buried in the crypt of Santa Reparata in the Duomo, and two wreaths will be laid at his resting place. Starting at 3 p.m. Free admission.
“Aperi….Asia” at KOME. Every Wednesday aperitifs with a generous mix of ethnic dishes and sushi tasting with two wines or two cocktails. Starting at 7 p.m. Price: € 12/10.
Info: Kome, Via dei Benci, 41/r, Florence; +390552008009
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Exhibit Da Michelangelo alla Contemporaneità. Storia di un primato mondiale. 450 anni dell’Accademia delle Arti del Disegno at Archivio di Stato di Firenze, until May 17, 2014. For the celebration of the 450 years of the Accademia delle Arti e del Disegno and the birth of Michelangelo Buonarroti, the exhibition will focus on the influence of the academic world on art history. Visiting hours: Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m to 11 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed on Sunday. Free admission.
Original-language film screening at Cinema Odeon. On that evening: Fading Gigolò by John Turturro, who directs Woody Allen in a Woody Allen-type comedy and plays the character Fioravante who joins the sex industry as a gigolo with his friend Murray (Allen) acting as pimp. Not everything goes smoothly!
Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 8.
Live music Tunnung at Tender Club. The band composed of Sam Genders and Mike Linsday will perform in a show with electronic music and pop-folk overtones. Starting at 10:30 p.m. Ticket price: € 10.
We hope you enjoy!
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