Music, encounters and art: what to do in Tuscany, Umbria and La Spezia until May 15th

Florence, May 9th, 2022 – From the Master Giovanni Allevi to the harpist Giovanna Ofelia Berardinelli, who walks through the Street artist: the week off May 9th to 15th is full of events located throughout the territory of the ToscandeUmbria e you Spice up. And there are events for all tastes: documentary screenings, scientific meetings, concerts, walks, exhibitions and historical re-enactments.

Viareggio (Lucca), May 9th
Monday, May 9, at 9 p.m., at the Central Cinema (in Via Battisti 67) in Viareggio, the national premiere of the documentary “The ax and the sail‘, directed by Gualtiero Lami and produced by Hop Frog Produzioni, filmed for Centenary of the massacre by Pietro Nieri and Enrico Paolini, the first two young martyrs of Fascism in Viareggio. The documentary also interweaves the more than secular story of the League of Ax and Calafati Masters with the history and key facts of the city and of all of Italy in those days that preceded the rise of fascism by a few months. The result is a fresco of the economic, social, cultural and political development of Viareggio from 1897 to the present day.

Florence, May 12th
Thursday May 12 at 4 p.m. at the hospital Santa Maria Nuova in Florence (conference room), the appointment “Medicinal Gardens“Who will make it possible to know medicinal plants in Western and Eastern medicine: Carla Ghelardini, University of Florence, Department of Neurofabra, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Paolo Luzzi, Director of the Botanical Garden “Giardino dei Semplici” in Florence, will talk about her speak. Next Visit of the medical garden of the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, which can be considered the oldest “seed” of all Gardens of the simple academics from which the development of pharmacological research, in close connection with the old pharmacy, which used the medicinal plants grown on a piece of land next to the “Hospital Cross”. The meeting is part of the cycle “plant care“, Promoted by the Santa Maria Nuova and Mati 1909 Foundation to present models of integration between traditional medical and pharmacological therapies and the benefits of nature for human health (info: info@accademiadelgiardino.it whatsapp 342 8110640).

Florence, May 12th
On May 12 at 5 p.m. in the Ferri room of Vieousseux cabinet the meeting titled “Daniele Del Giudice and the areas of storytelling“, With Enzo Rammairone, editor and writer of television programs. The initiative is part of the review “Two writers and sciencea “dedicated to the relationship between literature and science, organized by the Galileo Museum and the scientific literature cabinet of Vieusseux, as part of the exhibition”From Hell to the Empyrean. Dante’s world between science and poetry”Runs at the Pitti Palace until May 29 (booking on the website https://www.vieusseux.it).

La Spezia, May 12th
The special performances Ligurian media library – Cinema Odeon (Via Firenze, 37): Thursday May 12 (9pm) the film will be shown “Postcards from Ukraine“, Regional preview. It is a documentary film made by a young director, Sieva Diamantakos, who, by telling the stories of 5 young people, offers a portrait of the new generation in Ukraine. A public discussion on the socio-cultural context of the country, scene of the ongoing war.

Assisi, May 13
The Maestro’s new European tour Giovanni AllevIecstasy“Stop in Assisi on May 13: on the stage of the Lyrick Theater The composer and pianist enters the new solo piano music project under the banner of the highest states of consciousness. Inner freedom, torment, unbridled joy, irregular rhythmic waves, poignant cantabilia, flashes of inspiration: these are the worlds through which the track list of the latest album, which also gives the tour its name, develops.

Laterina (Arezzo), May 13
Friday, May 13 (9:15 p.m.) at Municipal Theater by Laterina New appointment with the theater season: on stage the harpist and singer Giovanna Ofelia Berardinelli con “Song of the Garden of the Lake“. The pieces played, entrusted to the harp and the voice of the artist, belong to the universal musical heritage that ranges from ancient English ballads to French chanson, passing through tango and Neapolitan music. The direction of Lucia Berardinelli performs the viewer this little big trip to this place suspended between dream and reality (reservations: info@drittoerovescio.net or 3382715639).

Pistoia, 12th-14th May
The 15th edition of the Tuscan event dedicated to crafts, hobbies and DIY, “Florence Creativity Primavera“returns to the new venue de from Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th May cathedral in Pistoia, a large showcase where you can find and buy the most refined and innovative materials: fabrics, yarns, creative sewing, home decor, bijoux, scrapbooking, shabby, patchwork, embroidery and much more (opening hours: 9.30-19) .

Florence, May 15th
That “Myths and stories in the Boboli Gardens”This will accompany visitors on the paths of Boboli, also known as the Garden of the Princes, to discover ancient myths among magical compositions of trees, flower beds and flowers. A proposal for adults and children to explore together the park created as the Grand Ducal Garden of the Pitti Palace. Terraces, avenues and paths, perspectives with statues, paths, clearings, in an inexhaustible source of curious and scenographic paths that will allow you to grasp the spirit of life in the Medici court (10h). Free entry for under 18s and residents of the Municipality of Florence.

Viareggio (Lucca), 13th-15th May
The second edition of “ports fishermen“The event organized by TambÚca, the Art House of Versilia, which returns after the two-year break to enliven the area of ​​the port of Viareggio, painting the doors of the fishermen’s warehouses behind the new fish market. For three days 17 street artists iAt the same time, they will work to decorate the gates of Viareggio’s Navy and bring to life a marathon that, once completed, will give the city a permanent open-air exhibition.

Leghorn, 13-15 May
On May 13, 14 and 15 it arrives at the New fortress from Livorno the “Livorno Medieval Festival“, the first national and international experiment to bring that middle Ages and not only in the city of Livorno. To open the three-day event, on Friday 13th at 9:30 p.m., on the water surface in front of the lower part of the fortress, a show of fire, lights and figures is planned to bring to life an unpublished story created especially for the opportunity was created. On Saturday May 14th at 2:30 p.m., the Bishop’s Blessing of the Knights will take place in the Piazza Grande, and just outside the Cathedral gates, a procession of drummer flag-wavers and more than 100 participants will make their way to the gates of the New Fortress Cathedral (the Complete program https://www.facebook.com/LeghornMedievalFestival).

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