Monthly Archives: September 2008

Activities General Interest Services

LdM Sponsored Events for September 2008

FREE

Wednesday, 10 September

Visit: Walk in the Historic Center of Florence

Meet at 14.40 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Sign up at the administrative office (Department of Art and Italian Language) by Tuesday, 9 September. Maximum 25 participants.

Thursday, 11 September

Visit: Florentine Gelateria

Meet at 16.30 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Cost: € 3,00 , which includes the visit/tour of the gelateria, two flavors of gelato, and informational materials. Sign up and pay at the administrative office (Department of Art and Italian Language) by Wednesday, 10 September. Minimum 6 participants.

FREE

Friday, 12 September

Seminar: “Italian Geography”

Meet at 12.45 in Classroom E

Monday, 15 September

Wine Tasting

Meet at 12.45 in the Wine Room (Aula Vini) in Via Faenza, 69. Cost: € 7,00, which includes wine tasting, cheese, presentation of the most important Italian wines. Sign up and pay at the administrative office (Department of Art and Italian Language) by Friday, 12 September. Maximum 15 participants.

FREE

Monday, 15 September

FILM: I Vitelloni (The Vitelloni) by F. Fellini, 1953, 103′ duration.

The film is set in Rimini and follows a group of young people: the intellectual Leopoldo, the womanizer Fausto, the mature Moraldo, the immature Alberto, and the incurable gambler Riccardo.

20,30 in Aula Roma at the school building on Via Faenza.

FREE

Wednesday, 17 September

Visit: Il Duomo

Meet at 14.40 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Sign up at the administrative office (Department of Art and Italian Language) by Tuesday, 16 September. Maximum 25 participants.

FREE

Friday, 19 September

Seminar: “Italian Gestures”

Meet at 12.45 in Classroom E.

FREE

Monday, 22 September

FILM: I Soliti Ignoti (The Usual Unknowns) by M. Monicelli, 1958, 111′ duration.

A band of robbers find an opportunity for an easy hit: crack a safe in total silence by breaking through a faulty wall in a private residence. The robbers enter but through the wrong wall; they find themselves in the kitchen. In the refrigerator there is food- they sit down and eat dinner.

20,30 in Aula Roma at the school building on Via Faenza.

FREE

Wednesday, 24 September

VISIT: Boboli Gardens

Meet at 14,40 in front of the school building on Via Faenza. RSVP with the department of Italian language and art by Tuesday, 23 September. Maximum 25 participants.

FREE

Friday, 26 September

Seminar: “Michelangelo”

Meet at 12.45 in Classroom E.

Saturday, 27 September

Visit: La Villa Medicea di Poggio a Caiano

Meet in front of the school at 9,10 to visit the country villa of Lorenzo il Magnifico and where Francesco I and Bianca Cappello died. Cost: € 10,00, which includes return bus trip, guided visit of the villa and park, informational materials. Sign up and pay with the department of Italian language and art by Thursday, 25 September. Minimum 6 participants.

FREE

Monday, 29 September

Seminar: “Florence and the Medici”

Meet at 12.45 in Classroom N.

FREE

Monday, 29 September

FILM: Travolti da un Insolito Destino Nell’Azzurro Mare d’Agosto (Swept Away by an Unexpected Destiny in the Blue Sea of August) by L. Wertmuller, 1974, 125′ duration.

Raffaella Pavone Lanzetti spends her vacations on a yacht in the Mediterranean, together with her rich friends. Gennarino, a rough sicilian sailor, is constantly at her beck and call until because of a damaged engine the two find themselves alone in the open water. Washed up on a desert island, roles are reversed until…

20,30 in Aula Roma at the school building on Via Faenza.

FREE

Wednesday, 1 October

Visit: Accademia Gallery

Meet at 14.40 in front of the school in Via Faenza. Sign up at the administrative office (Department of Art and Italian Language) by Tuesday, 30 September. Maximum 25 participants.