Monthly Archives: giugno 2012

Florence Dance Festival at the Bargello from June 25th up July 22nd 2012

The Bargello, in the right center of Florence, famous for Renaissance sculpture as Uffizi is for painting,  boasts glorious origins having hosted in the 13th century  the major town institutions  such as the Capitano del Popolo , the Podestà or … Continue reading

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A timeless icon: Marilyn Monroe at Ferragamo Palazzo Feroni, Florence

On the fiftieth anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death  the Ferragamo Museum in Florence celebrates the timeless legend of the Hollywood star  with an exhibition called “Marilyn” up to January 28th, 2013. It is meant to be the conclusion of a … Continue reading

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Colle Val d’Elsa’s Renaissance – Il Rinascimento di Colle

This coming weekend, June 23rd & 24th, Colle Val d’Elsa, near Siena, plunges back into its history and hosts the second edition of Il Rinascimento di Colle, a huge open air show that will last from 5pm to midnight. As … Continue reading

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Mrs Ciccone at the Uffizi, Florence: a real Madonna lifestyle verging on the profane

After the great show at the Florence stadium on Saturday the 16th June 2012,  welcomed by a huge crowd,  Madonna  visited the Uffizi on  the following day,  thus fulfilling  her  wish to visit the  museum.  A Sunday devoted to art. … Continue reading

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Pisa lights up for San Ranieri

By tradition every 16th June the Lungarni, the avenues along the river Arno, of Pisa are floodlit at night by the Luminara di San Ranieri. The first historical document attesting the tradition of the Luminara goes back to 1337. More … Continue reading

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