Event: Steps to Happiness- Flashmob Poetry

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Following the Flash mob that was organized earlier at the San Lorenzo church, LdM students were asked to prepare poetry about topics that were important to them and felt strongly about. This event was organized by the students enrolled in

Expo rurale 2014

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The expo rural 2014 took place in a park that was transformed into a cattle show. This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Italian country lifestyle without having to leave the comfort of the city. The main purpose

When the world answered

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What better place to launch an art book than in Florence? Linda Falcone and Jane Fortune, co-authors of When the World Answered that shared the artwork of 30 women and raises the profile of women artists. In 1966, 14,000 artworks

LdM Artusi Day

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Lorenzo de’ Medici (LdM) along with the public come together at the Central Market in Florence to celebrate Pellegrino Artusi, the famous 19th century cooking writer and recipe collector. The public were invited to take part in 3 different cooking

Mario Luzi in Duomo: performance show

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The Cathedral of Florence hosts a performance in memory of a Florentine poet, Mario Luzi, as a centennial anniversary of his birth in November 2014. Mario Luzi dedicated to the Cathedral his book titled Fiore nostro fiorisci ancora. The title

Pillow Fight Flash Mob at Piazza del Duomo

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Over 80 people showed up for the first ever Pillow Fight Flash Mob hosted by The Florentine English-speaking magazine.  With the scenic surroundings of Piazza del Duomo as a battleground, the fight was simply, old-fashioned fun! The staff of The

Christmas Markets in Florence

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  The holidays call for a serious celebration in Florence! A major concept of the holiday season is shopping. Finding the right holiday gifts for friends and family can be difficult due to large crowds and long lines inside stores.

MNAF “Robert Capa In Italia”

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The Alinari National Museum of Photography hosted “Robert Capa in Italia,” a powerful exhibition of the renowned war photographer’s work in Italy during World War II, until the end of February, 2014. Robert Capa was a Hungarian photojournalists best known for his war images,

Hat Exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

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Hats are the ultimate fashion item, and a new exhibition at Palazzo Pitti looks at how they are a symbol of style and extravagance. The costume gallery at Pitti was started in 1776, but this is the first time the

Fabrizio Guarducci: The World Rediscovered

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Fabrizio Guarducci, president of the Lorenzo de’Medici Institute, believes language is at the core of our social, personal and cultural beings. In a new book he’s written, titled “La Parola Ritrovata” (translated literally to “The Word Found”), he explores the