PITTI UOMO RETURNS

The summer edition of Pitti Uomo, will be held at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 14 to 17 June 2022.  The fair dedicated to contemporary men’s fashion is expanding its temporal and physical horizons, proposing new content and new collaborations, as well as a calendar of events and international launches that will focus …

Pinocchio Jazz Reopens

Starting Saturday, Nov. 13, Pinocchio Jazz will make its reentrance to the public scene in Florence with five consecutive Saturdays of jazz performances. Located on Viale Donato Giannotti, the venue has become a historic and prominent piece of Florentine culture with an assortment of musicians and instruments played each weekend.  The first of the five …

Inside Dalí: Exhibit on display at Cattedrale dell’Immagine

During the aftermath of World War I, surrealism developed as a heavily visual, cultural movement throughout Europe. Largely influenced by Dada—another anti-idealistic and artistic post-war movement in response to the immense suffering of World War I—this avant-garde movement is widely known and loved for its visual art and writings using the juxtaposition of distant realities …

Cultural Devastation: The Shutdown of Florence from the Perspectiveof an American study-abroad student

By Graham Gold The normally bustling streets of Florence were eerily quiet in early March as the beloved travel destination reeled from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Absent from iconic destinations like the Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo were the local residents who had been required to self-isolate, as well as throngs of American …