Address: via Vittorio Emanuele, n.4 , FlorenceDate: Friday 13 July 2018
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FROM 13 JULY SUMMER ALSO ARRIVES AT THE GARDEN OF ARTECULTURE
The Garden of Horticulture in Florence is back to host the rich program of entertainment for all ages together with the inevitable Caffetteria del Giardino. Gates open until the end of September.
Back on July 13, the long-awaited programming of the Giardino dell'ArteCultura, the summer program of the Giardino dell'Orticoltura, included in the events of the Florentine Summer. Until the end of September, every day many activities will enliven the famous Florentine park for entertainment and participation in all age groups based on their availability and their interests. The cultural programming will be joined by the inevitable Caffetteria del Giardino open from 10 to 24 to serve lunches, snacks, aperitifs and tasty dinners.
Here is the program until July 31st :
Friday 13 hours 21-22: Swing Concert of the Road Swing Band in the Loggetta del Bondi. Event in collaboration with the Young Musicians Association AGIMUS Florence. Composed of a quartet of musicians who propose a musical repertoire of songs taken from the great classics of the American swing, between lindy hop and charleston. Line up: Alessio Bianchi (voice, trumpet & flugelhorn), Andrea Garibaldi (piano), Renato Marciano (bass), Renato Ughi (drums).
Saturday 14 hours 21-22: Theatrical show "Sguardo Meticcio" - Sanguemisto theater company. The show, which takes its inspiration from the Gianmaria Testa concept-album "From this part of the sea", explores the theme of "migrations" without seeking a pietistic look of the public, but provoking the intelligence and involving the hearts in making people feel the beauty of diversity that integrate. On the scene four musicians, three actors and two dancers alternate and mix in dance scenes, songs, acting and video projections, for a strong public involvement.
Sunday 15 hours 19-22: Sunday Jazz Music Festival - Applestalking trio .
The Trio inaugurates the Sunday jazz festival at the Giardino dell'ArteCultura, which will accompany us throughout the summer. The band on stage has been active for about 10 years and offers a repertoire of original pieces inspired by jazz-rock-dub. The transversal sound full of reminiscences is motivated by the militancy of the individual musicians in numerous Florentine bands in the context of swing, indie rock, reggae and afrobeat. Line up: Maurizio Piccioli (guitar), Leonardo Baggiani (bass), Riccardo Bartolozzi (drums).
Monday, July 16 - 7 pm (TO BE CONFIRMED): Rick Hutton Acoustic Trio rock concert. The historic face of Videomusic Rick Hutton will tell the story of rock revisited in an acoustic way, with the addition of new songs. Along with the Rick Hutton Acoustic Trio, the audience will be faced with a musical tale of the golden decades of rock, narrated by those who were present in the first person.
Tuesday 17 hours 19-23: Dinner at the kiosk based on pizza, salad and hand-rolled piadine romagnole. Craft beers, artisanal, gluten-free, organic drinks, fresh fruit glasses and a relaxing atmosphere!
Wednesday 18 hours 19-22: ArtGarden - "Shukran" by Kinesis Contemporary Dance Company and Giulia Anastasio. "Shukran" is a performance born from the collaboration between the artists Edoardo Saulino (painter) and Giulia Anastasio (dancer). The show comes from the idea of transmitting to the viewer the feelings experienced by the undersigned during their trip to Morocco: the contrast, the wonder, the curiosity and the rejection are the predominant emotions that characterized the journey and that the two artists aim to make re-emerge during the performance. "Shukran" develops as an emotional listening among the artists: listening that acts as a bridge between painting and dance, between colors and movement. The bond takes shape from the contact between the brush and the body; the colors turn out to be the extension of bodily movements and their source of inspiration.
Thursday 19 hours 18: Kind erGarten. Evening dedicated to families and children with graphic experiments and sensory explorations. The program "The child's drawing is a means of his thought", instructions for use: open your eyes, free your emotions, get your clothes dirty and have fun! At the same time, aperitif and lounge dj set to entertain parents.
Friday 20 at 21: Blues concert and swing of Fabrizio Berti Jug Band. Born as a musical representation of the "Blue Chicago" cultural association of Pistoia, the project started in November 1997. Since then it has been proposing a modern blend of sounds and music inspired by the authentic 1950s Chicago Style and vintage Californian r & b enriched with swing and rock'n'roll accents. Originality and interpretative freshness are the basis of their show presented successfully in the circuit of specialized reviews and in the clubs of the entire peninsula. Line up: Fabrizio Berti (harmonica, drums, vocals), Giacomo Ferretti (guitar, vocals), Piero Ferretti (bass, vocals).
Saturday 21 hours 19-23: Dinner at the kiosk based on pizza, salad and hand-rolled piadine romagnole. Craft beers, artisanal, gluten-free, organic drinks, fresh fruit glasses and a relaxing atmosphere!
Sunday 22 hours 19-22: Sunday Jazz Festival - concert by Alulli, Zei and Genise.
For the music festival on Sunday, Gianni Zei (guitar), Luigi Genise (hammond and keyboards) and Ermanno Alulli (drums) take to the stage for a great evening in music to spend in the green of the Garden.
Monday 23 hours 19: Jazz concert of the Joy De Vito Trio . The band offers a real sound journey through the fundamental stages of the history of jazz: from the great classics of the African-American tradition to the most modern New York sounds. During the evening, the three musicians, bound by an extraordinary harmony, will lead the audience in the magical and visionary world of improvisation and total music. On the stage we will find Ferdinando "Big Nando" Romano (double bass) and Giovanni Paolo "JP" Liguori (drums).
Tuesday 24 hours 20: Opera Café - music and operetta theater. "Café Opera" is born as a show of ever-changing variety that adapts to the context in which it is found, combining multiple musical forms in a unique cocktail: from the musical with operatic echoes to cabaret and café chantant pieces inserted in a simple and engaging theater frame . Music by Bizet, Satie, Britten and musicals such as "Cabaret", "Chicago", "Grease", "Cats2", "Jeckyll & Hyde". On stage: Isabella Quaia (complete performer of musicals), Carolina Cardini (singer and musician).
Thursday 26 hours 18: KinderGarten. Evening dedicated to families and children with graphic experiments and sensory explorations. The program "The child's drawing is a means of his thought", instructions for use: open your eyes, free your emotions, get your clothes dirty and have fun! At the same time, aperitif and lounge dj set to entertain parents.
Friday 27 hours 19-23: Dinner at the kiosk based on pizza, salad and hand-rolled piadine romagnole. Craft beers, artisanal, gluten-free, organic drinks, fresh fruit glasses and a relaxing atmosphere!
Saturday 28 hours 19: Jazz concert , blues of the Pinzilla trio .
An evening between the sounds of jazz and blues, in the company of the extraordinary performance of the trio composed by Francesco Pinzani "Pinzilla" (voice), Roberto Andreucci (piano and bass) and Gabriele Mastroianni (drums).
Sunday 29 hours 19: Concert blues, raggae, Blueswood jazz . Ugo Nativi on drums, Leonardo Baggiani on bass, Gianni Pantaleo on keyboards, Alessandro Bosco on sax, Maurizio Piccioli on guitar and Francesco Pinzani on vocals will propose a journey from blues to reggae through jazz.
Monday 30 hours 19: Theater in Gettoni with the company KultRoses 659, designed by Veronica Natali . A series of actors will take place in the most disparate parts of the Garden, providing spectators with their tracks, included in a menu, on request and on the spot.
We all remember the juke box, or at least we know what it was: the juke box, however, could not contain the millions of songs found and listenable with the search engines of today ... had available a selected number of songs chosen among the most beautiful and in vogue of the present and the past, Italian or foreign, smooth, rock and roll or discomusic. In place of the machine you put actors in flesh and blood, and maybe some of them are also musicians. Instead of the discs you put poems, excerpts from comedies, tragedies or narratives, songs, and even theatrical improvisation. And not registered, but performed live, on the spot. This is the Coin Theater. Cast: Davide Finizio, Giuseppe Intrieri, Veronica Natali, Francesco Renzonie with the extraordinary participation of Chiara Foletto.
Tuesday, 31 hours 19: Teatro Compagnia Jena Valentin . The only Italian cover band of MontyPython. Actors: Irene Cecchi, Alessio Coluccia, Olivia Fontani, Marta Foschi, Serena Mannatrizio, Filippo Rak. Technician and lights Daniele Nocciolini. The band's starting point was a sultry Ferragostan afternoon in 2006, when a Florentine actor, seated under the shade of a tree, was looking for an original and fun idea to bring to the scene. After long reflections, he decided to try his hand at the repertoire of an English comic group among the most famous not only in Britain, but even in the world: Montypython. The choice fell on them because he considered them something out of the traditional patterns of comedy, a form of entertainment different from the usual. Their sketches are made of temporal jumps, of sudden interruptions to connect to other sketches that have nothing to do with the previous ones, and then rejoin with the original; they are imbued with word games; of non-sense comedy and a ferocious satire on a cornerstone of English society (but missing in Italy): classism.
Il Giardino dell'ArteCultura is also social : the programs of the evenings will be constantly updated on the official Facebook fanpage at facebook.com/giardinoartecultura2 as well as on the website www.giardinoartecultura.it .
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