Lights…Camera…Action!: Theatre in Florence

By: Kyla Gaibor, FFE, 2019 You’ve eaten Italian food, learned at least a little bit of the Italian language, and surely have picked up a thing or two about the Renaissance. Perhaps now you’re ready to change things up a bit! In the United States, you may be used to the theatre being considered a past time of the upper class, but here in Florence, … Continue reading Lights…Camera…Action!: Theatre in Florence

Things to do in Florence 3/30-4/05

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 30 to April 5 in and near Florence. Blue Man Group March 28-31 Mandela Forum, piazza Enrico Berlinguer 5 This world-renowned performance art company will come to Florence at the end of the month for their first ever tour in Italy. Their shows performed by “blue men” typically combine music, cinematic elements, and avant-garde technology. … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 3/30-4/05

Things to do in Florence 3/23-3/29

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 23 to March 29 in and near Florence. Florence Korea Film Festival March 21-29 Cinema la Compagnia, Via Camillo Cavour, 50/R For the 17th edition of the Florence Korea Film Fest, 45 titles from the current South Korean cinema scene will be shown. It will be a mix of independent and big-ticket films, including … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 3/23-3/29

A Short Guide to the City of Berlin

By: Autumn Wood, BA, 2019 Though my trip to Berlin was cut short (once again) by an outbreak of the flu, it doesn’t change the fact that it’s an amazing city, perfect for weekend trips due to cheap round-trip flights and Airbnb’s. When coming into Berlin you arrive at one of two airports. I arrived at Teget airport. There are several ways you can get … Continue reading A Short Guide to the City of Berlin

Things to do in Florence 3/9 – 3/15

By: Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 9 to March 15 in and near Florence. TASTE March 9-11 9:30am-4:30pm Stazione Leopolda, Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 5 This will be the 14th edition of the annual fair celebrating Italian food, and this year, the theme is bread. Workshops, demonstrations, and talks will take place sticking with this bread theme, however there will also … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 3/9 – 3/15

Things to do in Florence 3/2 – 3/8

By Emily Hurley, MA, 2019 Events, concerts, movies, and festivals happening between March 2 to March 8 in and near Florence. All State Museums are Free! March 4 On the first Sunday of every month, all state museums in Florence have free entrance for everyone, including museums such as the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace. For a full list of state museums in Florence, click here. Visarno Market … Continue reading Things to do in Florence 3/2 – 3/8

Where are all the great women artists?: A Tour of Florence’s Women of Wonder

By: Marissa Acey, MA, 2019 ‘Why have there been no great women artists?’ Or are they just hidden? For International Women’s Day coming up in March, this question is important to consider. Linda Nochlin turned art history on its head in 1971 when she titled an essay with the question: Why have there been no great women artists? Where are they? Why do we only … Continue reading Where are all the great women artists?: A Tour of Florence’s Women of Wonder