LdM students host Wine for a Cause

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LdM event planning students collaborated with Oxfam again for Wine for a Cause! Wine for a Cause is a tasting and showcase event for Tuscan products. Following two other collaboration with Oxfam, the Gluten Free Friday and Florence Fights Hunger, Wine for

Ladder to the sky: Paola Pivi at Palazzo Strozzi

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A contemporary art installation by Paola Pivi at Palazzo Strozzi is bringing wonder and shock to Florence again. Recently installed in the courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi, an inflatable “ladder” rises twenty meters high from the ground to the top floor.

Must Do’s in Florence, December 2015

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It is December, the last month of 2015. As the end of the year comes closer, LdM students are getting ready to go back home. However, December is one of the most beautiful time to be in Florence! To make

LdM students host #FlorenceFightsHunger

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In collaboration with Oxfam Italia, event planning students at LdM recently organized #FlorenceFightsHunger! The main goal of this event is to bring awareness about how our decisions impact the distribution of wealth in local economy. With two cooking demonstrations by

Jennifer Diederich, a fashion designer in Florence

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Florence’s long tradition of trendsetting continues as numerous contemporary fashion designers call the Tuscan capital home. We got a chance to chat with Jennifer Diederich who owns her own whimsical label “Suite” and whose works were on season 5 of the

Pink Gloves Dance 2015 Award Ceremony

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The Breast Unit of the Florence Department of Oncology is the winner of the Pink Gloves Dance EU 2015! Its celebration ceremony was held in the Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio on November the 29th. Pink Gloves Dance is

River to River: Florence Indian Film Festival

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River to River, an annual Indian film festival will take place from 5th to 10th of December at Odeon theater in Florence. Only a few movie markets are not overcome by American movies. Among them is India. Indian movies have earned

Seminar: Masterpieces in search of context

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Religious art carries some more significance other than artistic one. As museum and tourism industries grow, there has been concerns about losing means to deliver such significance religious art held back in the time it was created. Meeting such need,

Body Worlds in Florence

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Body Worlds is finally in Florence! This fascinating exhibition is bound to amaze and astound as it reveals the magical complexity of human life. Body Worlds was created by German anatomist Gunther Von Hagens, inventor the plastination technique, a process

Firenze Capitale 1865-2015 at Palazzo Pitti

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Palazzo Pitti is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Florence as the former capital of Italy with an exhibition named Firenze Capitale 1865-2015, The Gifts and Collections of the King. This exhibit displays collections of Vittorio Emanule II, who became the ruler