Things to Do in Florence 12/8-12/14

By Emily Hurley, MA, 2018 Body of Evidence December 5- January 30 6:00pm LdM Gallery, Via dei Pucci, 4 The LdM Gallery will be opening a new exhibition titled “Body of Evidence” focused on drawing and featuring work by three students. The exhibition investigates the concepts of reflection and identity through the depiction of the female form. Opening night includes a free aperitivo! For more … Continue reading Things to Do in Florence 12/8-12/14

Things to do in Florence: 11/17-11/23

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2018 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between November 17 to November 23 in and near Florence. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald November 15-20, 23-25 Various Times Odeon Cinema, Piazza degli Strozzi The highly anticipated sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be coming to the Odeon. After dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured at the end of the … Continue reading Things to do in Florence: 11/17-11/23

Things to do in Florence 11/10-11/16

By Emily Hurley, MA, 2018 Inside American Politics November 12-13 Full Day Conference NYU Florence, Villa Sassetti, Via Bolognese 120 RSVP at lapietra.dialogues@nyu.edu This upcoming lecture hosted by the NYU Florence branch campus as part of their La Pietra Dialogues lecture series, will discuss American politics. This full day conference will feature lectures and dialogues with top American political experts and insiders. For more information about this event, … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 11/10-11/16

Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between October 13 to October 19 in and near Florence.

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2018 Apologia della Creatività October 13 7:00pm Museo Novecento, Piazza Santa Maria Novella 10 Artisan Marina Calamai has created a new experiential performance which combines music, dance, sound, scent, and traditional Florentine crafts. The soundtrack will be recorded from artisan workshops, their tools acting as instruments, which will be complimented by the smells of wood, bronze and wrought iron. The Opus … Continue reading Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between October 13 to October 19 in and near Florence.

Grüβe aus Oktoberfest!

By: Jessica Nattrass, MA, 2018 Almost everyone has heard about Oktoberfest, the festival designed for wearing Lederhosen or a Dirndl and drinking buckets of beer. While traditional costumes and beer can be found in abundance, Oktoberfest is much more than that. Last weekend, a couple of my roommates and I travelled to Munich to experience the madness that is Oktoberfest. We had an interesting journey … Continue reading Grüβe aus Oktoberfest!

“The Cleaner”: Marina Abramovic’s Retrospective Exhibition Opening

By: Marissa Acey, MA, 2018 If you were near Piazza Strozzi last Thursday evening, you probably saw the throngs of people amassing upon the doors of the Odeon Cinema. Don’t worry, you didn’t miss the memo for a free pizza party, though for the people that attended, the event was just as great as free food! Thursday September 20th marked the day that Marina Abramovic … Continue reading “The Cleaner”: Marina Abramovic’s Retrospective Exhibition Opening

Genoa, a city of surprises by Nina Hsu, BA student

Marist Italy BA students went to Genoa and Monte Carlo in April for their annual BA trip. 3 months after, our student Nina Hsu is still marveling at the charm of the city of Genoa and the delicious food she ate there BY NINA HSU, BA STUDENTS, 2018 It surprises many Italians when I tell them that Genoa is, so far, my favorite Italian city. … Continue reading Genoa, a city of surprises by Nina Hsu, BA student