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Dec
6
Wed
LIGHTQUAKE 2017 – “Black Light Art” and “Light Art” Exhibition @ Rocca Albornoziana - Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Dec 6 2017 – Apr 8 2018 all-day

LIGHTQUAKE 2017
Black Light Art and Light Art Exhibition

Rocca Albornoziana – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto
6 December 2017 – 25 February 2018
Dukes’ Palace – Gubbio
8 December 2017 – 25 February 2018

When Christmas will turn its lights on, those in Spoleto and Gubbio won’t be just Christmas lightings, but true works of art by the artists involved in the artistic project Lightquake 2017, who will give life to the first Light Art and Black Light Art exhibitions in Umbria, featuring artists who have always been manipulating light.

The artistic project Lightquake was started to support the recovery of the cultural heritage damaged by the 2016 earthquake in Central Italy. A double exhibition will involve the cities of Spoleto and Gubbio, starting in December 2017. From 6 December to 25 February 2018, the exhibition Black Light Art will take place in the inner  and outer spaces at the Rocca Albornoziana – Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto. From 7 December to 25 February 2018, the Dukes’ Palace in Gubbio will be enlivened by Light Art, through works by Federica Marangoni, Saverio Mercati and Stefano Frascarelli.

During the exhibition, a luminous installation by Umbrian artist Carlo Dell’Amico will be inaugurated at the Tempietto del Clitunno, thus symbolically joining two museums and a monument through light.

The Spoleto core of Black Light Art is composed of: Leonilde Carabba, Claudio Sek De Luca, Ria Lussi, Mario Agrifoglio, Alessio Ancillai, Giulio De Mitri, Nicola Evangelisti, Maria Cristina Fioretti, Yari Miele, ancora un’opera di Federica Marangoni, Sebastiano Romano, Ugo Piccioni, Nino Alfieri. This exhibition has already been organised in Milan and Como, and aims at exploring the artistic values of black light, proposing works by more than 10 artists who experiment with light. Mario Agrifoglio, an artist who made Black Light the core of his artistic experimentation, is the outstanding figure here. Black Light as expressive tool, that can involve the spectator in a sensorial experience where reality, far from appearing in its usual shape, is dressed with unusual, surprising colours and shapes. Light will colour the dark, to bring back the light of life across the earthquaked lands.

The artistic curatorship is held by Gisella Gellini and Claudia Bottini, the exhibition is supported by Polo museale dell’Umbria, Regione Umbria, Cities of Gubbio and Spoleto, in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano and Fondazione Mario Agrifoglio, with the contribution of Associazione Rocca Albornoziana. Società Sistema Museo is entrusted with its production.

WHEN

Spoleto
Opening 5 December at 18.00
The exhibition will be open to visits from 7 December 2017 to 25 February 2018

Gubbio
Opening 7 December  at 16.30
The exhibition will be open to visits from 8 December 2017 to 25 February 2018

Dec
8
Fri
THE PAINTING GAME. Paola Masino’s collection of painted playing cards @ MAG Palazzo Bufalini
Dec 8 2017 – Apr 2 2018 all-day
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MetaMorfosi Art Gallery Cultural Association presents:
THE PAINTING GAME
PAOLA MASINO’S COLLECTION OF PAINTED PLAYING CARDS
7 December/2 April – MAG Palazzo Bufalini, Piazza Duomo – by MetaMorfosi Art Gallery Cultural Association
Opening:  Thursday December 7 h. 12.00

The exhibition will bring to Palazzo Bufalini an extraordinary collection of painted cards coming from the Museum of Rome in Palazzo Braschi.

Conceived by Paola Masino, an unconventional writer and intellectual, the collection was created with the intention of considering playing cards as a work of art, reinvented according to the creativity of her many artistic friends. Carried out with patience and tenacity for four decades, Paola Masino’s project produces a very original bouquet of French, Neapolitan and tarot playing cards, created by the best interpreters of twentieth century art.

From Carla Accardi to Alberto Burri and Consagra; from Carlo Carrà to Campigli and Capogrossi, passing through Cagli, Carlo Levi, Renato Guttuso, Prampolini, Fausto Pirandello, Giosetta Fioroni, Antonietta Raphael Mafai, Pietro Dorazio, Mario Sironi – just to name a few – many important artists took up her invitation, creating these small works of art.

The exhibition The Painting Game. Paola Masino’s collection of painted playing cards, curated by Marinella Mascia Galateria and Patrizia Masini, is organized by MetaMorfosi, thanks to the precious collaboration with Roma Capitale, Department of Cultural Growth – Capitoline Superintendence for Cultural Heritage with the Archive of the twentieth century of Sapienza University of Rome and under the patronage of the Municipality of Spoleto and the City of Rome.

Dec
16
Sat
Collicola onthewall presents SCHERMI URBANI (Urban Screens) @ Vie del centro storico
Dec 16 2017 – Apr 2 2018 all-day

from Saturday 16 December
Opening h 14.30 – Downtown Spoleto

Collicola onthewall presents

SCHERMI URBANI
Curated by Gianluca Marziani

SCHERMI URBANI is a Christmas event of public art, strongly wished for by the City administration which entrusted director of Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts Gianluca Marziani with its artistic curatorship.

The event involves some twenty sites in downtown Spoleto, including two former newsstands (Piazza Collicola, Piazza della Libertà), Palazzetto Ancaiani’s six displays (Piazza della Libertà) and some further fifteen dispays scattered across the city centre (Corso Mazzini, Via del Mercato, Via Salara Vecchia, via Minervio): the locations will be coated with great images of contemporary art, created by five artists who already collaborate with Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts.

“After last summer’s performance by street artist Ob Queberry in Piazza del Mercato – said Head of Culture and Tourism Camilla Laureti and Head of Town Planning Antonio Cappelletti – for the Christmas period we wanted the displays of closed shops to become the base for artistic interventions. It is a way to have the city centre live again and to try and envision a different future for this part of the city. We thank the shop owners who accepted to be featured, director Gianluca Marziani and the artists who joined in.”

EXCERPTA – Enrico Corte and Andrea Nurcis @ Palazzo Collicola
Dec 16 2017 – Mar 18 2018 all-day

EXCERPTA is the widest, most articulated exhibition ever by Enrico Corte and Andrea Nurcis, two artists considered to be among the most unclassifiable, experimental and visionary among the Italian contemporary artistic panorama.

It is the very first time that both the Piano Nobile and the Exhibitions’ Floor at Palazzo Collicola are used together for a single exhibitions that intertwines languages, themes, concepts and narrative forms.

The exhibition features two anthological, individual routes and a good number of works signed together, a usual exhibition pattern of the two artists.

Opening: 16 December at 11.30

Mar
4
Sun
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Mar 4 – Mar 31 all-day
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Courage, thought, work, love and art

Schedule:

Sunday 4 March
h 10.45 – Hannah
by Andrea Pallaoro featuring Charlotte Rampling and André Wilms with #ColazioneAlCinema

h 18.00 and h 21.30 – Figlia mia (My Daughter)
by Laura Bispuri featuring Valeria Golino and Alba Rohrwacher
the author will introduce the projection

Monday 5 March
h 17.30 – Ibi
documentary film by Andrea Segre
from an idea by Matteo Calore and Andrea Segre
featuring images by Ibitocho Sehounbiatou
reduced entrance fee
curated by Cinéma Sala Pegasus

Tuesday 6 March
h 16.30 – Palazzo Mauri, 1st floor
Women Doctors. The History of Female Medicine
Simonetta Marucci, endocrinologist
curated by Ass.ne FIDAPA BPW Italy, Spoleto

Thursday 8 March
h 9.30 – Palazzo Mauri, Caffè Letterario
Voices of today’s women, civil, social and cultural themes
curated by Associazione Città Nuova

h 18.00 – Palazzo Mauri, 2nd floor
Remembering Giorgio Pressburger then Darei la vita. Grandi donne di grandi uomini” (I Would Give You My Life. Great Women of Great Men) book presentation by author Cinzia Tani, within the 10th edition of “Libro: che Spettacolo!”
curated by AGIS and Comune di Spoleto

h 21.00 – Teatro Nuovo ‘Gian Carlo Menotti’
Rosalind Franklin. The Secret of Life featuring Lucia Mascino and Filippo Dini
Spoleto 2017/18 Prose Season

Friday 9 March
h 16.30 – Palazzo Mauri, Caffè Letterario
Prize Donna Sapiens – VII edition to Maria Cecilia Berioli and Argia Simone
curated by Associazioni Donne contro la guerra (Women Against War) and FIDAPA BPW Italy, Spoleto

h 19.00 – Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Woman in Art. XVI – XVII cen. artists
guided tour for Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
curated by Sistema Museo

Saturday 10 March
h 16.30 – Palazzo Mauri, Caffè Letterario
The Voices of Yesterday’s Women – listening to records from the 1930s
curated by Associazione Città Nuova

Sunday 11 March
h 11.00 – Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Lieder and Modern Music
music and poetry; female interpretations
“Saturday Night Concerts at the Gallery” curated by Associazione Officina d’Arte e Tessuti

h 18.00 – Ristorante Sabatini, Corso Mazzini
“Il racconto è servito” (The Tale is Served)
Rememberings among the tables of a historical restaurant
Book by Giovanna Sabatini, featuring Anna Leonardi and Marco Rambaldi
curated by Associazione Teodelapio

Wednesday 14 March
h 21.00 – Cinéma Sala Frau
Anche se sei piegata dal vento (Though You’re Bent by the Wind) the history of Marilyn Monroe through readings, images and music
curated by Associazioni Donne contro la guerra and cooperativa sociale il Cerchio

Thursday 15 MARZO
h 17.00 – Palazzo Mauri, area ragazzi
Rebel Daughters. Lives of Extraordinary Women excerpts from the book by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
curated by Comune di Spoleto and Scuola Primaria di Villa Redenta

h 17.30 – Palazzo Collicola
Mariangela, perfume vendor
Ladies’ Tea – III season
curated by Associazione Teodelapio

Friday 16 March
h 9.30 – Palazzo Mauri, 2nd floor

Forse non lo sapevi… (Maybe you did not know…) short movie against womencide by Anna and Adriana Cappelletti 

Sunday 18 March
h 10.30 – Cinéma Sala Frau
documentary Invisible Violence
at the presence of director Silvia Lelli
curated by Associazione I miei tempi

Thursday 22 March
h 18.00 – Sala Pegasus
Diversely beautiful

Great actresses’ special charm
Laura Mariani, Università di Bologna
open lessons curated by Scuola di Teatro Teodelapio

Saturday 31 March
h 15.00 – Cantiere Oberdan
Music and words to know the other one
Youth-focused meeting;
featuring Francesca Fanelli
curated by Associazione Mappamondo onlus

Equal Opportunities Councillorship
Tourism and Culture Dept.
tel. 0743.2186 20 /21 info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

SPOLETOCARD Guided Tours – March 2018 @ Spoleto
Mar 4 – Mar 30 all-day
Mar
7
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Mar 7 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 7 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
8
Thu
The Woman’s status in Ancient Times @ Teatro romano di Spoleto e Museo Archeologico Statale
Mar 8 @ 16:00

The Woman’s status in Ancient Times

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre organizes a guided visit.

ROSALIND FRANKLIN – LIFE’S SECRET – 2017/2018 Prose Season @ Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti
Mar 8 @ 21:00
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2017/2018 Prose Season
27 October 2017 – 8 March 2018

Ottavia Piccolo, Massimo Dapporto, Monica Guerritore, Francesca Reggiani, Asia Argento, Filippo Dini, David Coco, Liv Ferracchiati are but some of the protagonists of the Spoleto 2017-2018 Prose Season that includes 7 plays, six at the Teatro Nuovo and one at the Caio Melisso.

The start is on Friday 27 October at 21 at the Teatro Nuovo “Menotti” with Occident Express (Haifa è nata per star ferma). Written by Stefano Massini, it features Ottavia Piccolo and the Orchestra Multietnica di Arezzo. In 2015 an old woman from Mosul flees with her 4-yo granddaughter, covering 5.000 Km from Iraq to the Baltic Sea, across the so-called Balcan Route. This is her story.

Friday 24 November at 21, at the Teatro Nuovo, it’s the turn of Mariti e Mogli, adapted and directed by Monica Guerritore who is also in the cast along with Francesca Reggiani. The play is freely adapted from Woody Allen’s much praised film.

Saturday 9 December at 21, again at the Teatro Nuovo, Massimo Dapporto is the protagonist of Un borghese piccolo piccolo, extraordinary novel by Vincenzo Cerami who inspired Monicelli’s cinema masterpiece, a tragic comedy that offers hilarious moments. Adaptation and direction by Fabrizio Coniglio.

Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 January at 21 and Wednesday 10 January at 18 at the Teatro Caio Melisso – spazio Carla Fendi, it is the time of Todi is a small town in the center of Italy, written and directed by Liv Ferracchiati. What is life like in an Italian small town? Michele, Stella, Elisa and Caroline are four guys from Todi. A fifth character, a documentarist, connects fiction to reality observing and noting the features of the city and its inhabitants. What is life like in a place where everybody knows everyone? What should you rather avoid doing in Todi? These are but some of the questions that were actually asked to more than a hundred people in Todi, that the play aims at giving back through a collage that supports the story of the four protagonists.

Saturday 20 January at 21 at the Teatro Nuovo, the Györ Ballet Company (one of the oldest, most praised European contemporary dance companies) will stage two masterpieces, Maurice Ravel’s  Bolero and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana.

Friday 9 February at 21, Teatro Nuovo, Il Giuramento by Claudio Fava, directed by Ninni Bruschetta and featuring David Coco. Heads, you can count them or cut them. The fascist regime didn’t choose one. It counted 1238 and cut twelve, casual heroes of those who only have left an extreme resource of dignity, that of refusal. This happened on 13 November 1931. The theatre play tells the story of one of them.

Thursday 8 March at 21 at the Teatro Nuovo, the closing play will be Rosalind Franklin. Il segreto della vita by Anna Ziegler, directed by Filippo Dini, featuring Asia Argento, Filippo Dini. The Great History, the discovery of DNA, and the extraordinary tale of scientist Rosalind Franklin’s last years, facing one of the most important, debated discoveries in the history of scientific research.

Tickets
On the day of the plays, starting from 16, please call the Botteghino Teatro Nuovo GIAN CARLO MENOTTI – tel. 0743 222647

Online
www.teatrostabile.umbria.it

phone reservation
weekdays, from 16 to 20, till the day before the play

Botteghino Telefonico Regionale del Teatro Stabile dell’Umbria – tel. 075 57542222
Reserved tickets shall be picked up at the theatre’s box office not any later than 20.00 on the day of the play

subscriptions
Botteghino del Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti – tel. 0743 222647
from Monday 16 to Monday 23 October, from 17.00 to 19.00

pre-emption for last season’s subscribers
from Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 October

new subscriptions
from Thursday 19 to Monday 23 ottobre

Subscription prices
€ 91 – € 84 – €77 – € 63 depending on the age and the chosen seat

Ticket prices
€ 21 – € 18 – € 17 – € 14 – €10 depending on the age and the chosen seat

Mar
9
Fri
RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
Mar 9 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 9 March
THE EXCAVATIONS AT THE SPOLETO TEATRO NUOVO: THE LATE-ANCIENT BUILDING IN THE CITY’S URBAN FABRIC
Matelda Albanesi – Archaeologist
Moreno Orazi – Architect

Friday 23 March
CARSULAE: RESULTS OF THE LATEST EXCAVATION CAMPAIGNS
Luca Donnini, Massimiliano Gasperini – Associazione Astra

Friday 13 April
THE CHARIOT OF MONTELEONE DI SPOLETO
Francesco Roncalli – Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli

Friday 16 May
THE ANCIENT CITY OF GUBBIO: NEW DATA FOR ITS KNOWLEDGE
Luana Cenciaioli – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Musei Archeologici Nazionali di Perugia e Orvieto

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

Meeting on Francis’ Way: LUNGO LA VIA DI FRANCESCO by F. Ardito and LA VIA DI FRANCESCO by P. Giulietti, G. Bettin, N. Checcarelli @ Biblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 9 @ 18:00
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G. Carducci Public Library (2nd floor), h 18.00
Meeting on the Francis’ Way with presentation of the books
Lungo la Via di Francesco by Fabrizio Ardito – Touring Club Italiano publishing
La Via di Francesco by Paolo Giulietti, Gianluigi Bettin, Nicola Checcarelli – Terre di Mezzo publishing

Speeches:
Camilla Laureti – Head of Tourism and Culture, City of Spoleto
Mons. Giampiero Ceccarelli –  Spoleto-Norcia Archdiocese
Cristina Giulianelli – Sviluppumbria SpA

Speeches by the authors: Fabrizio Ardito, Mons. Paolo Giulietti, Gianluigi Bettin.

During the meeting, it will be possible to purchase the books thanks to the presence of bookstore Il Libro – di Milena Zappalà – Corso Mazzini 63 – Spoleto – tel 0743 23 42 05; il_libro.spoleto@libero.it

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – WOMAN IN ART. Stories of female artists from the 16th to the 17th century @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 9 @ 19:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
WOMAN IN ART
Stories of female artists from the 16th to the 17th century

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event organized by Sistema Museo, returns on Friday 9 March 2018 at 19.00, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, with a visit entitled Woman in Art, celebrating International Women’s Day.

The visit will explain the complex relationship between the gentle sex and the world of art from the sixteenth to the seventeenth century, exemplified through the biographical events of some of the most significant painters and sculptors of past centuries.

The evening goes on with an aperitif.

The event is organised in collaboration with Con Spoleto – Hotel Managers’ Association.

Partecipation fee:
Guided tour – full fare € 7,00
Guided tour – reductions € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitif – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline at 13:00 of Friday:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

ROSSO – Mosè Chiavoni (clarinet/soprano saxophone) and Luciano Biondini (accordeon) in concert @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Mar 9 @ 21:00
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Cinéma Sala Pegasus, 9 p. m.
ROSSO
Mosè Chiavoni (clarinet/soprano saxophone) and Luciano Biondini (accordeon) in concert
Welcome tasting with organic wine by Cantina Di Filippo
Entrance fee: € 10.00

Mosè Chiavoni (clarinet/soprano saxophone) and Luciano Biondini (accordeon), both Umbrian, present “Rosso”, a captivating journey through Klezmer music with original pieces characterized by a Central European sound. A musical idea, both distant from and close to them, and shared for a long time, which allows them to masterfully interact in a chamber music that resonates with improvisation as well as with echoes of different geographical origins. The duo plays with sound volumes and speed, without ever losing sight of music’s singability and rhythmic drive.

Mar
10
Sat
BORN TO READ – Animated readings for children, parents, grandparents, educators @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci
Mar 10 @ 17:00
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The project BORN TO READ, that includes meetings of animated reading dedicated to children, parents, grandparents and educators, goes on with the following appointments, scheduled as usual at the Public Library in Palazzo Mauri at 17.00

Friday 9 February
STRIDING, TROTTING, GALLOPING
featuring storyteller Mirko Revoyera

Fairy tales of all times are crowded with horses, camels, donkeys. We know these protagonists, their courage, foolishness and wiseness; we should not forget that we always learn, even from a donkey.

Saturday 24 February
AND THE STORY BEGAN
featuring Domenico Madera and Alessia Rosi of Teatroleonde

Everything starts when a fox decides to have a fat, succulent goose for lunch. But the goose is a smart one and gets away unscathed…

Saturday 10 March
YUM!! I’LL EAT YOU
featuring Domenico Madera and Alessia Rosi of Teatroleonde

A fat, gluttonous little shepherdess spreads fear amongst her sheep; terror increases as a wolf by the long, sharp teeth arrives; fortunately it’s not the usual, sheep-eating wolf, but…

Mar
12
Mon
Cross-Institutional Round Table on Adolescence – Meetings scheduled for 2018 @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Mar 12 @ 21:00

The meetings aim at programming a common strategy for the prevention and education to well-being for adolescents and adults.

Palazzo Mauri – G. Carducci Public Library (Via Brignone)
BRAIN AND DEPENDENCE: FOOD, ALCOHOL, GAMBLING.

1st meeting
Monday 22 January, h 15.30
Adolescents and parenthood between cuts and discontinuity
2nd meeting
Tuesday 13 February, h 15.30
Early-age food disorders, risk factors and prevention
Free admission
Info: Gabriella, telefono: 334 2811043

Three meetings are then scheduled at the Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò, organised by the Spoleto-Norcia Archdiocese.

Monday 19 February, h 21.00
The Digital Age: Educative challanges of the third millennium
Monday 12 March, h 21.00
Meeting with Giancarlo Penza of Comunità di Sant’Egidio

Tuesday10 April, h 21.00
Becoming conscious parents

Mar
14
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Mar 14 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

NATIONAL LANDSCAPE DAY – Guided visit WHAT A VIEW! @ Rocca Albornoz-Museo Nazionale del Ducato
Mar 14 @ 16:30

2018 NATIONAL LANDSCAPE DAY 

What a view!
A guided visit that allows for underlining the importance of the Italian environmental heritage and its protection.
A workshop will follow, in which famous views by artists from the past will be the inspiration for the creation of a landscape.

Curated by Sistema Museo and Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto

Participation fee:
Guided visit 4€, and the museum’s ticket

Info and reservation:
Sistema Museo
Tel. 0743-224952
museoducatospoleto@sistemamuseo.it

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 14 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
16
Fri
Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – THE CAMPELLO FAMILY @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 16 @ 19:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
THE CAMPELLO FAMILY

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event organized by Sistema Museo, returns on Friday 16 March 2018 at 19.00, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, with a visit dedicated to one of Spoleto’s most important noble families, the Campellos.

From the French seigniory of Champeaux to the building of the castle on the banks of the Clitunno creek, the history of the lineage will be retraced with the help of literary sources written by some illustrious personalities of the family.

The evening goes on with an aperitif.

The event is organised in collaboration with Con Spoleto – Hotel Managers’ Association.

Partecipation fee:
Guided tour – full fare € 7,00
Guided tour – reductions € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitif – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline at 13:00 of Friday:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Mar
17
Sat
FINISSAGE EXCERPTA AND VIAGGIATORI SULLA FLAMINIA @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 17 @ 12:00

The Palazzo Collicola Visual Arts’ temporary exhibition’s finissage will take place on Saturday 17 March at 12.00.

Excerpta by Enrico Corte and Andrea Nurcis, and Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia X edition.

From 12.00 to 14.00 the exhibition’s will offer free admission.

On the last day, Sunday 18 March, the temporary exhibitions will only be open in the morning, 10.30 to 13.00.

Mar
18
Sun
International Dance Competition 2018 @ Teatro Nuovo "Gian Carlo Menotti"
Mar 18 – Mar 24 all-day
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The 27th International Dance Competition will take place from March 18th to March 24th, 2018 at Spoleto’s Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti.

The International Competition is an important display for young dancers and future artists. The competition includes the following sections: classical soloists, modern-contemporary soloists, pas de deux and choreographic composition. The jury, composed of famous choreographers and dancers from all over the world.

Under the general direction of Paolo Boncompagni, the artistic direction of Irina Kashkova and the honorary chairmanship of Alberto Testa, the International Week of Dance has become an unmissable event, participated by young dancers from all over the world. It is the only Italian event of its kind to be part of the International Federation of Ballet Competitions, that gathers the best international dance competitions on the basis of their artistic quality and successful organization.

Organization: Associazione Culturale EVENTART
Infoline: 328/3078377
E-mail: info@idcspoleto.com
Website: www.idcspoleto.com

Famiglie ad Arte – Free workshops for the grown-up and the children @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 18 @ 15:30
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Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Spoleto, proposes the 7th edition of Famiglie ad Arte, the didactic project for children and their families.

The four scheduled workshops will each be centred on a particular artistic technique and will take place at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, allowing participants to spend a pleasant afternoon in the company of specialized operators. Families will be stimulated by fun and activities that will develop creativity and manual skills. The fun continues with the creation of a piece of work that will turn into a precious memory of the experience.

28 January, h 15.30
MIND UNHINGER
Drawing workshop

25 February, h 15.30
PIGMENTS AND SENTIMENTS
Workshop on colours

18 March, h 15.30
INCIDENTALLY
Workshop on engraving

15 April, ore 15.30
MIND THE DOODLE
Workshop on street art

Info and reservations:
0743 46434 – spoleto@sistemamuseo.it
Facebook: Famiglie ad Arte Spoleto

Mar
21
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Mar 21 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 21 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
22
Thu
CITY’S REMEMBRANCE DAY – Morgnano Mines, 1955-2018 @ Morgnano
Mar 22 all-day
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CITY’S REMEMBRANCE DAY

Morgnano Mines, 1955-2018

11.00 Holy Mass
Morgnano Parish Church

11.45 Deposition of a laurel wreath
Miners’ Monument

18.30 Concert for two violins
curated by Associazione Culturale L’Orfeo, Spoleto

The Mines Museum will be open to visits in the following schedule: 9.30-12.00 / 15.00-18.00
Free admission
Guided visits for schools
minieremorgnano@libero.it

2017/2018 Open Lessons by Associazione Teodelapio @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Mar 22 @ 18:00

The Teodelapio theatre school organises its usual Open Lessons to students and citizens, that will take place Thursdays at the Sala Pegasus, as follows:

30 November 2017, h 18.00
Anatomy of the Plot Twist
Performing lecture featuring Giuseppe Manfridi
A reflection on how the unexpected affects human nature, in a virtuoso play of quotations: Chekhov, Pirandello, Dario Argento, Maradona.

21 December 2017, h 18.00
Reading Out Loud – The difficult art of the translator in creation
With Anna Leonardi
A devout, persnickety analysis of the relation between reading and writing.

22 March 2018, h 18.00
Diversely Beautiful:
Sarah Bernhardt’s heroic Old Age
More than Beauty, by Eleonora Duse

with Laura Mariani, professor at the University of Bologna

An investigation on the power of scene transfiguration, on the special essence of great actresses’ charm

Mar
23
Fri
RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
Mar 23 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 23 March
CARSULAE: RESULTS OF THE LATEST EXCAVATION CAMPAIGNS
Luca Donnini, Massimiliano Gasperini – Associazione Astra

Friday 13 April
THE CHARIOT OF MONTELEONE DI SPOLETO
Francesco Roncalli – Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli

Friday 16 May
THE ANCIENT CITY OF GUBBIO: NEW DATA FOR ITS KNOWLEDGE
Luana Cenciaioli – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Musei Archeologici Nazionali di Perugia e Orvieto

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – DAVID SMITH WORKSHOP Documentary @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 23 @ 19:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
DAVID SMITH WORKSHOP
Documentary

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event organized by Sistema Museo, returns on Friday 23 March 2018 at 19.00, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive.

The event is dedicated to one of the artists who most influenced contemporary sculpture, US artist David Smith.

A documentary, directed by Giovanni Carandente, will illustrate that extraordinary time (1962) when Spoleto was “invaded” by Smith’s 26 sculptures, created during the period he defined “the greatest and most prolific of my life”.

The evening goes on with an aperitif.

The event is organised in collaboration with Con Spoleto – Hotel Managers’ Association.

Partecipation fee:
Guided tour – full fare € 7,00
Guided tour – reductions € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitif – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline at 13:00 of Friday:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Mar
25
Sun
PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. The World’s Crises in the shots by Pietro Del Re @ Palazzo Mauri
Mar 25 – Apr 29 all-day
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Palazzo Mauri, 25 March – 29 April
PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. The World’s Crises in the shots by Pietro Del Re
A collection of images taken by reporter Pietro Del Re during his trips.

Inauguration: Sunday 25 March, h 17.00

2018 SPRING DAYS OF FAI (Italian Environment Fund) @ Chiesa ed Oratorio dei Santi Simone e Giuda
Mar 25 @ 10:00 – 18:00
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2018 SPRING DAYS OF FAI

Meeting point: Piazza Campello

Church of SS Simon and Judas (Piazza Campello), 10.00 to 18.00
Visits every 10 minutes for groups of max 15 pax

Oratory of the church of SS Simon and Judas (Piazza Campello) 10.00 to 18.00
Visits every 10 minutes for groups of max 15 pax

Stroll in search of spolia and old remains (Piazza Campello) 10.00 to 18.00

Visits curated by FAI Spoleto

Mar
28
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Mar 28 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Mar 28 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Mar
30
Fri
(Italiano) ITALMATCH CHEMICALS CUP – 1° Memorial Fabrizio Cardarelli @ Centro sportivo Flaminio
Mar 30 – Apr 2 all-day
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LECTURAE DANTIS 2017 @ Biblioteca Comunale "G. Carducci"
Mar 30 @ 17:00
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LECTURAE DANTIS 2017 
From 6 October to 21 December at the Public Library, Palazzo Mauri

After the success of the last years, the integral reading of Dante’s Divine Comedy resumes from October 6 to December 21, each Friday afternoon at 17 by the Public library in Palazzo Mauri; this leg includes the reading of 11 cantos from the Paradise, from the XIIth to the XXIInd.

Readings will be by actor Claudio Trionfi, with comments by academics co-ordinated by professor Rodney John Lokaj.

During the event, (October through December) some editions of the Divine Comedy owned by the Public Library will be on display, including the 1484 Venetian incunabulus commented by Cristoforo Landino (1424 – 1498).

Nine cycles of reading have already taken place, that featured the first two canticas, and Hell’s first 11 cantos. The experience shows the modern interest in Dante and his work.

Lectura Dantis is a specific form of divulgation à haute voix, historically well defined and codified, which originated in the XIVth century thanks to Giovanni Boccaccio, and evolved through the ages, yet respecting the traditional interconnection between verse reading and exegetical comment.

READING SCHEDULE
(date, canto and commentary)

6 October, canto 12, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society

13 October, canto 13, Roberto Deidier, professor of Comparative Literatures, Kore University, Enna

20 October, canto 14, Roberto Deidier, professor of Comparative Literatures, Kore University, Enna

27 October, canto 15, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

3 November, canto 16, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society

10 November, canto 17, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

17 November, canto 18, Elio Pecora, poet, essayist, literary critic

24 November, canto 19, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society

1 December, canto 20, Sonia Gentili, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza

15 December, canto 21, Rodney Lokaj, professor of Italian Philology, Kore University, Enna; member of the Italian Dante Society
(cancelled – the reading will be held in January)

21 December, canto 22, Roberto Mercuri, professor of Italian Literature, Roma Sapienza; member of the Italian Dante Society (cancelled – the reading will be held in January)

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – THE PIANCIANI FAMILY @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Mar 30 @ 19:00
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Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura
THE PIANCIANI FAMILY

Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura, the event organized by Sistema Museo, returns on Friday 30 March 2018 at 19.00, at Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive, with a visit dedicated to the Pianciani family.

The history of the noble family will be retraced from the origins of the ancient family castle up to the settlement in the city and the leading role in Spoleto politics, from the Middle Ages to the unification of Italy.

The evening goes on with an aperitif.

The event is organised in collaboration with Con Spoleto – Hotel Managers’ Association.

Partecipation fee:
Guided tour – full fare € 7,00
Guided tour – reductions € 5,00 – for Spoleto Card holders
Aperitif – € 5,00

Reservation is strongly encouraged, deadline at 13:00 of Friday:
news.spoletomusei@sistemamuseo.it
0743.46434

Mar
31
Sat
EASTER EGG HUNT @ Rocca Albornoz e Chiostro di San Nicolò
Mar 31 @ 15:00
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Rocca Albornoz, h15.00
Downtown Spoleto and its Easter Egg Hunt go social! 
Playing is open to all, participants shall have:
– a smartphone
– an Instagram account
– a sleuth’s talent
The prizes is inside the Easter Egg.

Chiostro di San Nicolò, h 17.00
Traditional Easter Egg Hunt for children aged 0-6.
Surprises and chocolate for all.

In downtown Spoleto, music, magics, bubbles and much more!

All activities are free of charge
Information and registration: 0743 46434 / spoleto@sistemamuseo.it / www.spoletocard.it

Apr
1
Sun
Urban Trekking and Thematic Guided Tours – April 2018 @ Spoleto
Apr 1 – Apr 29 all-day

Urban Trekking and Thematic Guided Tours
APRIL 2018

SPOCARD_APRILE2018

The Spoletium urban trekking, scheduled for Sunday, April 29 at 11.30 has been replaced with the guided thematic visit Spoleto’s Roman House:

Sunday 29 April at 11.30 a.m.
Spoleto’s Roman House _ Guided visit to the Roman domus of Spoleto
Meeting point: Roman House – Ticket office – Via Visiale

A new visit has been scheduled for Monday, April 30, 2018:

Monday 30 April 2018 _ at 16.30
A Noble Walk _ Guided Visit to Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive’s Piano Nobile
Meeting point: Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive – Ticket office
Free of charge for Spoleto Card holders (for non Spoleto Card holders € 3.00 per person)

Information and reservation: Soc. Coop. Sistema Museo – Piazza Collicola – Tel. 0743 46434 – 0743 224952 – e-mail: info@spoletocard.it

Information: IAT di Spoleto – Tel. 0743 218620 info@iat.spoleto.pg.it

Further info on www.spoletocard.it

Apr
2
Mon
EASTER CONCERT @ Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti
Apr 2 @ 18:00
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EASTER CONCERT

The Spoleto Festival Of Two Worlds presents the traditional Easter Concert at the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti.
The orchestra and the choir of the Conservatorio “Francesco Morlacchi” di Perugia will be this year’s performers, conducted by  Piero Caraba. Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert are on the program.

L.V. Beethoven:
Ouverture “Coriolano” op.62 in Cm

W.A. Mozart:
Symphony n°40 in Gm K550

F.Schubert:
messa n°4 in C op.48 D452
for soloists, choir and orchestra
Soprano Risa Minakata
Contralto Carmen Ciuffreda
Tenor Wang Linkai
Bass Wang Feng

TICKETS
15 €

BOX OFFICE Piazza della Vittoria 25
Monday through Saturday 9.00-13.00 and 16.00-20.00
TEATRO NUOVO TICKETS’ COUNTER
2 April, 10.00-18.00

Info and reservation:
+39 0743-222889
+39 0743 776444
Email: biglietteria@festivaldispoleto.com

Apr
4
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Apr 4 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

(Italiano) Effetto gelate: interventi sugli olivi danneggiati @ Sala Montagne di Libri - Comunità dei Monti Martani, Serano e Subasio
Apr 4 @ 18:00

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Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 4 @ 21:00
<!--:it-->Non è come sembra #Spoletolegge<!--:--><!--:en-->Not as it seems #Spoletolegge<!--:--> @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci | Spoleto | Umbria | Italia

From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
5
Thu
LXVI Week of Study on the Early Middle Ages @ Albornoz Palace Hotel
Apr 5 – Apr 11 all-day
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The LXVI Week of Study on the Early Middle Ages, organized by CISAM, will be held from 5 to 11 April 2018 at Albornoz Palace Hotel. This year’s theme will be Migration in the Early Middle Ages.

The lessons will focus in particular on three themes related to migration: Ethno-anthropological Aspects, Migratory Processes and Transplantations and Sedimentations as a Result of Migrations that characterized the period under study.

Spoleto’s Fondazione Centro Italiano Centro di Studi sull’Alto Medioevo is a noble cultural institution that prints books on the Middle Ages and it is considered a solid point of reference in worldwide medieval research providing, through the Week of Study, an opportunity for academics and enthusiasts to meet and debate at the highest level.

Download the programme

For information about the Week of Study and how to participate:
Fondazione CISAM
Palazzo Arroni, via dell’Arringo – Spoleto
Ph. 0743 225630 – Fax 0743 49902
cisam@cisam.orgwww.cisam.org

Apr
6
Fri
(Italiano) Spoleto in Fiore
Apr 6 @ 09:43 – 10:43

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(Italiano) Conferenza stampa della mostra CAPOLAVORI DEL 300 – Il Cantiere di Giotto, Spoleto e l’Appennino @ Palazzo Mauri
Apr 6 @ 15:00
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(Italiano) Anteprima della Festa di Scienza e Filosofia – Conferenza di Marina Baldi su “Cambiamenti climatici e salute umana: rischi e risposte” @ Palazzo Mauri
Apr 6 @ 16:30
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(Italiano) MEZZ’ORA DOPO LA CHIUSURA speciale Satellite Collicola – Gianluca Marziani presenta Hotel Arca by OB QUEBERRY @ Hotel Arca
Apr 6 @ 19:00
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(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Visita tematica @ Spoleto
Apr 6 @ 19:30

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Apr
7
Sat
(Italiano) AEROPORTO DI SPOLETO. Nuove rotte artistiche con libera destinazione @ Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive
Apr 7 – Jun 3 all-day
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(Italiano) ARTquake @ Palazzo Collicola
Apr 7 – May 27 all-day
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(Italiano) Spoleto Almanacco 2017 @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci
Apr 7 @ 16:00
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Apr
8
Sun
PORTRAITS IN BLACK & WHITE. 50 years of Spoleto in the shots of author Virgilio Massani @ Casa Modigliani - Palazzo Montani
Apr 8 @ 16:00
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Sunday, April 8, at 16.00, Casa Modigliani (Palazzo Montani – Piazza Fontana) will host the presentation of the photo book RITRATTI IN BIANCO E NERO. 50 anni di Spoleto negli scatti d’autore di Virgilio Massani (PORTRAITS IN BLACK & WHITE. 50 years of Spoleto in the shots of author Virgilio Massani) published by Carta Bianca.
The exhibition 50 YEARS IN 50 AUTHOR SHOTS will also be inaugurated.

The event is included in the program of Le Quattro Stagioni – Primavera in Spoleto, by the Municipality of Spoleto.

Sunday at Casa Menotti – 2018 Spoleto Concert Season @ Casa Menotti
Apr 8 @ 17:00

Sunday at Casa Menotti
Concert Season Program
www.casamenotti.it

April 8          Duo Chaminade – Women in music
April 15        Quartetto Talenti d’Arte – Opera arias and more
April 22       Musical Metamorphosis – Between music and dance
29 April       Duo Metro Foti – Homage to Liszt
May 6th       Cast Jazz Quartet – Jazzing
May 13         Duo Bottini D’Antò – Operetta mon amour
May 20        Trio Concentus – From Beethoven to Piazzolla
May 27        Duo Oliva Zampini – Bolling Jazz
June 3          Young Concertists

Concert starts: 5.00 pm – followed by cocktails with the artists
Subscription: € 75
For info, costs and reservations on individual concerts contact staff@musemedierranee.it – ​​347 0718564 – 0743 46620
www.musemediterranee.it ​​www.casamenotti.it

Apr
10
Tue
Cross-Institutional Round Table on Adolescence – Meetings scheduled for 2018 @ Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò
Apr 10 @ 21:00

The meetings aim at programming a common strategy for the prevention and education to well-being for adolescents and adults.

Palazzo Mauri – G. Carducci Public Library (Via Brignone)
BRAIN AND DEPENDENCE: FOOD, ALCOHOL, GAMBLING.

1st meeting
Monday 22 January, h 15.30
Adolescents and parenthood between cuts and discontinuity
2nd meeting
Tuesday 13 February, h 15.30
Early-age food disorders, risk factors and prevention
Free admission
Info: Gabriella, telefono: 334 2811043

Three meetings are then scheduled at the Complesso Monumentale di San Nicolò, organised by the Spoleto-Norcia Archdiocese.

Monday 19 February, h 21.00
The Digital Age: Educative challanges of the third millennium
Monday 12 March, h 21.00
Meeting with Giancarlo Penza of Comunità di Sant’Egidio

Tuesday10 April, h 21.00
Becoming conscious parents

Apr
11
Wed
Discovering Nature. Workshops for children from five to ten years old @ Asilo Nido "Il Carillon"
Apr 11 @ 16:30 – 18:30
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La Tana del Ludo centre for children and families organizes workshops addressed to children from five to ten years old.

The workshops, entitled Discovering Nature are held every Wednesday until 27 June, from 16.30 to 18.30, at Il Carillon nursery school, in Viale Martiri della Resistenza.

It is a path of discovery of the environment that includes excursions in the little “didactic wood”, the garden surrounding the school, for the collection of aromatic herbs and wild herbs. These experiences will then be graphically re-elaborated and become the common thread of narratives and stories. The workshop is free of charge and open to all children from 5 to 10 years old.

Information: ph. 0743 218732 or 331 1812016

Not as it seems #Spoletolegge @ Bilblioteca Comunale G. Carducci
Apr 11 @ 21:00
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From Wednesday, October 11, 2017 the #Spoletolegge reading group’s meetings will be held every Wednesday at the Library of Palazzo Mauri, at 9 pm. The event is organized by Carducci and Carandente libraries in collaboration with Andrea Tomasini.

This year’s readings program is entitled Not as it seems, and will be dedicated to crime and mystery stories.

Readings will be in Italian.

Program:

La fine è nota by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
L’assassinio di Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie,
Sei problemi per don Isidro Parodi by Jorge Luis Borges e Adolfo Bioy Casares
Uno studio in rosso by Arthur Conan Doyle
Il segreto di padre Brown by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Dirk Gently, agenzia investigativa olistica by Douglas Adams
NOW READING: 
Quer Pasticciaccio brutto di via Merulana by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Il club dei mestieri stravaganti by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Il detective cieco by Bramah Ernst
Requiem per il romanzo giallo by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Omicidio a Road Hill House, ovvero invenzione e rovina di un detective by Kate Summerscale

Apr
12
Thu
(Italiano) Il tè delle signore – Chiacchiere fra donne che hanno qualcosa da dire @ Palazzo Collicola
Apr 12 @ 17:30
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Apr
13
Fri
RECOUNTING HISTORY – Meetings at the Spoleto Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre @ Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano
Apr 13 @ 17:00
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Second cycle of conferences Recounting History, a project in collaboration with GraficArte Severini and Astra Onlus.

At each meeting, participants will receive didactic kits and an ebook will be created, featuring last year’s conferences’ contents.

On the occasion of the conference, admission to the Museum is free. All conferences are in Italian.

Future meetings:

Friday 13 April
THE CHARIOT OF MONTELEONE DI SPOLETO
Francesco Roncalli – Università degli Studi Federico II di Napoli

Friday 16 May
THE ANCIENT CITY OF GUBBIO: NEW DATA FOR ITS KNOWLEDGE
Luana Cenciaioli – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Musei Archeologici Nazionali di Perugia e Orvieto

Friday 1 June
TOMBS FROM THE VALNERINA AT THE SPOLETO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Chiara Procacci – Archaeologist
Maria Angela Turchetti – Polo Museale dell’Umbria, Museo Archeologico Nazionale e Teatro Romano di Spoleto

(Italiano) Accademia degli ottusi – Rassegna di Conferenze 2018 @ Biblioteca comunale G. Carducci, sala conferenze II piano
Apr 13 @ 18:00
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(Italiano) Mezz’ora dopo la chiusura – Visita tematica @ Spoleto
Apr 13 @ 19:30

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