Giovanni Boldini in Pistoia

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An exhibition focused on the Ferrara-born painter Giovanni Boldini is the latest initiative to be added to Pistoia’s long list of events during its year as Capital of Italian Culture.

Santa Verdiana, a hidden architectural treasure in Florence

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The unassuming doorway of the architecture faculty of the University of Florence houses an off-the-beaten-path gem, the complex of Santa Verdiana, now being repurposed for “Nel Chiostro delle Geometrie,” a public festival combining theatre, architecture and performance art. For more

Helidon Xhixha shakes things up in the Boboli Gardens

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Albanian artist Helidon Xhixha has brought some contemporary pizzazz to the Boboli Gardens with a series of monumental sculptures.

A princely path from Palazzo Vecchio to the Uffizi

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The tiny elevated walkway preceding the rest of Florence’s Vasari Corridor has recently reopened to the public. Now you can experience the route of the Renaissance city VIPs.

Ytalia: contemporary Italian art in Florence

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Forte di Belvedere continues to up the city’s contemporary ante with the new exhibition Ytalia. Energy Thought Beauty: Everything is Connected, running until October 1 at the venue and at 8 other famous Florentine institutions.

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