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June 25, 2019

MOVIE IN ENGLISH: BEAUTIFUL BOY starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet. Cinema Odeon, Piazza Strozzi. 5 pm. MOVIE IN ENGLISH: BEING LEONARDO DA VINCI starring Massimiliano Finazzer Flory, Jacopo Rampini, [...]

This Week

San Giovanni’s Day & Night Festivities in Florence

Medieval games, fireworks, and a day off work — the perfect combination to cure your Monday blues. All these and more will be yours when Florence celebrates its patron saint, John the Baptist (San Giovanni), [...]

Restoration of Botticelli Painting Reveals Secrets

Arts Guide

Famous Florentine painters from the Renaissance era — they’re just like us! Even Sandro Botticelli, one of the most highly respected and admired painters of the Italian Renaissance, and mastermind behind the iconic Nascita di [...]

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review

Film Reviews

The Dead Don't Die (Image via Rolling Stone)

The most important thing to know going into a screening of Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die is that it’s odd. Set in the fictional town of Centerville, USA amidst an environmental disaster, Bill Murray [...]

Unveiling of Art Restoration in Boboli Gardens

Arts Guide

On the morning of June 11, in the Boboli Gardens, an old masterpiece was unveiled as new: Giovanni Battista Capezzuoli’s statue of two children playing an outdoor game, Gioco della Civetta. The white marble sculpture, [...]

Cosimo I de’ Medici’s 500th Birthday Bash


The Medici year in Florence will be celebrated until the end of 2019 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of when Cosimo I de’ Medici and Catherine (Caterina) de’ Medici, two pivotal figures in European history, [...]