Newsletter 3/31-4/14

Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between March 17th and March 31st!

Sunday, April 2nd-April 9Screen Shot 2017-03-21 at 10.09.06 AM
Lucca Film Festival

The major event in the film festival takes place on April 8th, with an tribute to American director Oliver Stone.
Short films will also be shown throughout the festival.

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Free Entrance to Museums
Various Locations around Florence

Florentine State museums are free the first Sunday of every month. Visit the Uffizi, the Accademia, the Bargello, Palazzo Pitti, Medici Chapels, and more.

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Open Day 

Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze
via Ricasoli 26, 50126, Florence

Labs and classrooms open from 10:30 with information stands and educational presentations for aspiring artists.

Thursday, April 4th
Art Exhibition
Marist Italy Office
via del Giglio 6, Florence

Student art exhibition in the Marist office! Stop by to see peer artwork on display. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

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Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze
6-8pm (Time may vary, check website)

Jewish Linguistics Spectrum Lecture presented by Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, Benjamin Hary.

RSVP to:

Tuesday, April 4thScreen Shot 2017-03-22 at 1.10.56 PM
Reading of Richard III

Harold Acton Library
Lungarno Guicciardini, 9, 50125 Firenze

Shakespeare Week kicks off with a reading of Richard III.
Read primarily in English. Followed by a tour of exhibition Shakespeare in White.

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Tasso Open Mic Night

Tasso Hostel Florence hosts open mic night the first Wednesday of every month. Enjoy live music, poetry, performances or sign up and perform yourself!

Wednesday, April 6thScreen Shot 2017-03-15 at 10.00.02 AM
Lecture by Martin White 
British Institute of Florence
Sign for a 24-hr membership for 6 euros to attend the event.

Celebrate Shakespeare Week by attending this lecture, ‘Richard III and Representations of Tyranny in Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama’

Friday, April 7thScreen Shot 2017-03-21 at 10.59.40 AM
Harold Acton Library of the British Institute of Florence
Lungarno Guicciardini, 9, 50125 Florence

Part of the ‘Sounds of Europe’ concert series. Stuart Patterson (Tenor) accompanied by Nina Uhari (Piano) will play songs in tribute to Shakespeare as well as English, Scottish, Irish and Welsh folk songs.

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Teatro del Giglio
10 am

Masterclass with director, screenwriter, and producer Oliver Stone. Stick around for two concerts during the afternoon and a screening of War Zone at 7pm.

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Flea Market
Piazza Santo Spirito

Santo Spirito hosts a flea market the Second Sunday of every month.

Monday, April 10thScreen Shot 2017-03-22 at 1.27.43 PM

Palazzo Vettori Lecture Hall
via Cavour, 26 Florence

Pink Floyd and the Journey: The Dark Side of the Moon’ presented by Professor Marco Bracci.

Tuesday, April 11thScreen Shot 2017-03-21 at 10.18.59 AM
Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120 Florence

Dialogue with Patricia Cronin, Artist in Residence. Cronin will speak on social justice issues of gender, sexuality and class.

RSVP to:

Tuesday, April 11thScreen Shot 2017-03-21 at 11.18.54 AM
St. Mark’s
Via Maggio 16, 50125 Florence
Tickets for students 20 euro

Giacomo Puccini Opera, La Bohème performed at St. Mark’s.

Book tickets by emailing:

Wednesday, April 12thScreen Shot 2017-03-15 at 10.00.02 AM
Lecture by Eike Schmidt

British Institute of Florence
Sign for a 24-hr membership for 6 euros to attend the event.

Lecture in English on ‘The English and the Uffizi: Three Centuries of Cultural Exchange’

Friday, April 14th-17thScreen Shot 2017-03-22 at 12.52.04 PM
Food Truck Festival
Parco Federico Fellini, Rimini
Friday, 14th: 16:00 to 01:00
Saturday, 15th: 11:00 to 1:00 a.m.
Sunday, 16th: 11:00 to 1:00 a.m.
Monday, 17th: 11:00 to 01:00
Free Entry

Head out to Rimini for an annual Food Truck Festival!
Organized and sponsored by Barley Arts (est.1979) in collaboration with Good – Food & Events.

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