Florence on a plate from Nov. 10–30

  Gastronomy takes over Florence for 21 days with the Florence Food & Wine Biennale from November 10–30. Born from the desire to promote traditional Florentine cuisine in the context of history and art, the event is staged across restaurants, shops, piazzas and historic buildings with a full program of dinners, wine-tastings, presentations, shows, food …

Christmas Markets and German Traditions

  In Santa Croce from Dec 3-21 Florence’s Christmas markets bathe the city’s piazzas and buildings in a warm wintery glow once again from the end of November, as Piazza Santa Croce transforms into a German Christmas market from December 3–21. Fifty-five wooden house-shaped kiosks take over the piazza, with stalls selling products from various …

Novembre e dicembre al cinema a Firenze

  Guido Reverdito In questi due mesi che concludono l’anno solare l’attività dello storico cinema Odeon, da sempre sinonimo di cinema in lingua originale proposto soprattutto per la nutrita comunità anglofona presente in città, ruoterà interamente intorno alla ricca kermesse del festival «50 Giorni di Cinema», in programma dal 29 ottobre al 14 dicembre. Per …

Benigni Returns

  Comedian-director Roberto Benigni has recently announced that he is returning to film after nearly a decade. His last film, The Tiger and the Snow was released in 2005.
 
 “Television and film are mediums that are very very distant [from each other], even if new television series have a completely new style created by …