We select for you the weekly events going on in Florence. In our events guide check out music, art, cinema, markets, and much more happening in the city.
This week you won’t want to miss the Florence Korea Film Fest at Cinema Odeon and other places in Florence, as well as Twist and Shout! A 50’s and 60’s Night at Viper Theater, where you can dance to 50’s music, and do the boogie woogie and the twist.
And don’t forget the exhibition Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino. Diverging Paths of Mannerism happening at Palazzo Strozzi.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Last day to attend the exhibition Firenze: Per Il Futuro di Una Difficile Eredita (Florence: The Future of a Difficult Inherit) at Sala delle Regie Poste, located on the ground floor of the Uffizi Gallery. Visitors can see architectural plans, learn about the urban topography of Florence, and discover how the city’s historic places have changed over time. The show also sheds light on past problems that the city has had to confront relating to urban development and changing city models. Free admission. Visiting hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org; T: +39055290383
Illusionism Magic show at Spazio Alfieri. Levitation, disappearance acts, mind readings, games, and jokes. An exceptional magical Gala hosted by Bustric.
Starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price: € 15.
Info: http://www.spazioalfieri.it/illusionismi-21marzo/; T: +390555320840
Twist and Shout! A 50’s and 60’s Night at Viper Theater. Features a very special guest, live on stage: Antonio Sorgenitone Trio, who will offer a mix of 50’s music, boogie woogie, twist, original songs, and classic Italian swing. Throughout the evening hairstyling and make up is provided at no cost, and from 10 p.m., free lessons to learn how to dance to 50’s music and dance show live on stage. Starting at 9:30 p.m. Ticket price € 8.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Sunset Trip from Florence to Fiesole in the Tuscan Hills organized 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/
BE BOLD/Stomp at Teatro Verdi until Sunday, March 23, 2014. The UK-based percussion group Stomp uses a variety of everyday percussion instruments to create unique music, dance, and theatrical shows. See the group in Florence for an evening of pop music, circus tricks, and tribal customs.
Showtime: 4 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Ticket price: € 37/25.
Live music at Tender Club. Punk garage and allies with Brokendolls & Killer Penis. Aftershow DJ set with Fulci DJ. Starting at 10:30 p.m. Free entrance.
ElectroLove/B Line at Le Murate Caffè Letterario. The passion for music borders on the desire to share our love for the sounds and the instinct for rhythm. The choice is oriented towards a synthesis between different types of music, namely, the more expressive side of Electro and the vast panorama of voices and sounds of acoustic music.
Starting at 8 p.m. Free Admission.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Florence Korea Film Fest until March 30, 2014, at Cinema Odeon and other places in Florence. The Festival’s aim is to promote the seductive Korean cultural universe through the lens of the big screen, art exhibitions, and conventions. One week of premieres and contemporary classics, documentaries, short films, as well as retrospectives of the main directors and actors of Korean cinematography, brought to you as special guests. Also on that evening, Mr. Go by Kim Yong-Hwa, the first South Korean film shot entirely in 3D at Cinema Odeon. Starting at 3 p.m. Original language with English and Italian subtitles. Ticket price of the afternoon screenings: € 4 per movie.
Concert at Teatro della Pergola. Violinist Kolja Blacher with cellist Clemes Hagen and pianist Kirill Gerstein continue the stage of integral of the duo and trios by Beethoven, the next day leading a troupe of prestigious musicians in a program where the Jazz Suite n.1 and 2 of Spstakovich are played in high musical notes. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 25.
Info: +39055607440, +390552264333
Monday, March 24, 2014
Exhibition at Museo Marino Marini until May 10, 2014. With Glaucocamaleo, a large video installation developed on five screens by Luca Trevisani, and Dums by Marie Lund opening Late one Morning, a new series of exhibition, conceived and curated by the artistic director Alberto Salvadori. A line of research and reflection on the experiences and possible ways to interpret and understand sculpture today. Visiting hour: Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wednesday – Saturday: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Closed on Tuesdays, Sundays, and public holidays.
Concert at Auditorium Santo Stefano Al Ponte Vecchio. Opening of the 2014 season with Mozart’s Requiem performed by the Florentine Chamber Orchestra conducted by Giuseppe Lanzetta and the Choir Harmonia Cantata directed by Raffaele Puccianti. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 15/12.
Tuesday, March 25, 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/
Concert followed by aperitif at Villa Bardini. Classical music concert by the class of Professor Daniela De Santis. Starting at 5 p.m. Price concert + aperitif: € 6. Reservation is required.
Info and booking: +3905520066206; email@example.com
Opera Carmen at St. Mark’s Anglican Church. The soldier Don José and the toreador Escamillo on one side, and two women, the exciting Carmen and Micaela, on the other. Don José helps Carmen to escape from prison but ends up getting deeper into trouble, partly because Escamillo is head-over-heels in love with her. The show begins at 8:30 pm. Ticket price: € 30/25/15.
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org; T: +393408119192
Wednesday, March 26, 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/
Guided Visit of Museum of La Pergola Theater provided in the English language . A journey inside the places that were once the seat of the “City Theatre”, a great self-sufficient factory where all the trades of the world of theatre were implemented. Starting at 9:30 a.m. Reservation is required. Ticket price: € 8. Every Wednesday.
Info: +390552264364; email@example.com
Concert of Afterhours at Obihall. The Atferhours is an Italian alternative rock band formed in 1985 in Milan around Manuel Agnelli. The name is a tribute to a song by Velvet Underground of the same title. At Obihall in Forence, Manuel Agnelli’s band members take back Hai paura del Buio? from 1997, the best independent album of the last twenty years. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 25.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Florence Inferno Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A full-day walking tour of Florence 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 Body and Soul by Michael Radford at Spazio Alfieri. The life and career of the great composer and jazz pianist Michel Petrucciani, who died in 1999 at the young age of thirty-six. Starting at 9:30 p.m. In the English language with Italian subtitles. Ticket price: € 6.
We hope you enjoy!
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