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March 26, 2019

CLASSICAL MUSIC:  THE BARBER OF SEVILLE opera by Gioachino Rossini.  Teatro del Maggio, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1.  8 pm. FLORENCE KOREA FILM FESTIVAL. Teatro La Compagnia, via Cavour 50/r. EXHIBITIONS: ANIMALIA [...]

Contemporary South Korea Cinema at La Compagnia

Movie Scene

March 21-28: FLORENCE KOREA FILM FESTIVAL.  Cinema La Compagnia, via Cavour 50/r. This month, 45 movies from some of the greatest South Korean cinema masters arrive for the annual film festival held in Florence. The event will [...]

Father Bernardo Leads Vatican Spiritual Retreat


On February 27, 2019, Pope Francis himself called Father Bernardo Gianni, abbot of San Miniato al Monte and asked if he would lead the spiritual exercises and prayers at this year’s devotional retreat for Lent [...]

U.S. Consulate Bicentennial Show & Readings


Florence’s American Consulate General will be kicking off its 2019 bicentennial anniversary program with two events— an exhibition and poetry readings— during the second week of March. The exhibition will open on March 14 at [...]

Murals, Music & Marches Celebrating Women’s Day


Powerful female images scattered throughout Florence shine life back into boarded up windows, all signed by the mysterious “#Le”. Found on Instagram as @lediesis, the artist’s work illustrates eight inspiring female icons with street art [...]