Since few years even in Florence it's possibile to celebrate Thanksgiving. many clubs, restaurants and bar offer the possibility to have a Thanksgiving lunch with a huge turkey. Apart for the food there is a special event you can attend. On Saturday, the 24th, you can enjoy orchestral and operatic conductor Zubin Mehta direct the Maggio Musicale Orchestra, while a theatre company will perform Puccini's masterpiece "Turandot". This event is supported by Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights di Washington
The goldsmith artist NegarAzari-Azhar invites everybody to the inauguration of her Contemporary Jewellery shop Naa-Studio, on Friday 16 November from 19h00, in via dei Serragli 59a/r
For the occasion, the renowned chocolatier Andrea Bianchini will prepare delicious creations inspired of the fusion of two arts, jewelry and chocolate. Naa-Studio, Contemporary Jewelry Shop, is an experimental laboratory for "contemporary and design jewelry", a new concept in Florence, for those who love to wear a unique jewel at an affordable price. A, 60 mq laboratory shop of unique treasures such as: rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, usb port, frames and so much more carved and sculpted by hand using the Florentine traditional techniques. The perfect union of design and tradition. NegarAzhar-Azari, a young Florentine woman with Persian origins, had always thought to bring contemporary jewelry that can mainly be found in art galleries, to a new environment where people can have an easier access to it, something like the "democratization of art", using materials not necessarily precious (bronze, iron, wood, ebony, leather, textiles and various semi-precious stones or synthetic), but of great artistic value and design at an affordable price.
From the 3rd to the 11th of November, here in Florence, there's a special event called Florens2012: cultural aperitifs, conferences, exhibition, meeting and much more with a focus on the relationship between economy and culture.
Don't miss to admire:
- the installation of the olive trees at the Duomo and the huge marble cross by Mimmo Paladino in Santa Croce square (everyday)
- the premiere of the National Geographic movie 'Wings of Seduction' (Friday NOV 9 at 9pm at Cinema Odeon )
- reflections on the culture of conservation in the era of global civilization
- Alberto Asor Rosa – The defense of territory and landscape, the unrenouncible condition of a new phase of human civilization