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

Florence, May 9, 2022 – From the Master Giovanni Allevi to harpist Giovanna Ofelia Berardinelli passing through street artist: the week from kl May 9 to 15 is full of events located throughout the territory of TTuscanyofUmbria and of Spice. And there are events for all tastes: documentaries, meetings dedicated to science, concerts, hiking, exhibitions and historical reenactments.

Viareggio (Lucca), 9 May
Monday, May 9 at 21 in Central Cinema (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, shot to the centenary of the massacre by Pietro Nieri and Enrico Paolini, the first two young martyrs of fascism in Viareggio. The docu-film also intertwines the more than secular story of the League of Ax and Calafati Masters with the story and important facts about the city and all of Italy in the days that passed a few months before the rise of fascism. The result is a fresco of Viareggio’s economic, social, cultural and political development from 1897 to the present day.

Florence, 12 May
Thursday, May 12 at 4 pm at the hospital Santa Maria Nuova in Florence (conference room), the agreement “Medical gardens“Who will make it possible to learn about medicinal plants in Western and Eastern medicine: Carla Ghelardini, University of Florence, Department of Neurofabra Section of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Paolo Luzzi, head of the botanical garden” Giardino dei Semplici “in Florence, will talk about them visit of the Medical Garden at Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, which can be considered the oldest ‘seed’ of all The simple academics have from which the development of pharmacological research, in close connection with the ancient pharmacy that used the medicinal plants grown on a piece of land adjacent 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 for integration between traditional medical and pharmacological therapies and the benefits of nature in human health (info: whatsapp 342 8110640).

Florence, 12 May
On May 12 at 17.00 i Ferri room of Vieusseux skab the meeting entitled “Daniele Del Giudice and the realms of the narrative”, With Enzo Rammairone, editor and author of television programs. The initiative is part of the review “Two authors and Scienza “dedicated to the relationship between literature and science, organized by the Galileo Museum and the Vieusseux Scientific Literary Cabinet, as part of the exhibition”From hell to empirical. Dante’s world between science and poetry“Running in Palazzo Pitti until May 29 (booking on the website

La Spezia, 12 May
The special screenings of Ligurian media library – Cinema Odeon (Via Firenze, 37): The film will be shown on Thursday 12 May (21.00) “Postcards from Ukraine”, Regional preview. It is a documentary shot 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 about the country’s socio-cultural context, the scene of the ongoing war.

Assisi, 13 May
Maestroen’s new European tour Giovanni AllevthatEcstasy“stops in Assisi on May 13: on stage in Lyrick Theater the composer and pianist arrive with the new solo piano musical project, under the banner of the most sublime states of consciousness. Inner freedom, torment, unbridled joy, irregular rhythmic waves, gripping cantabili, glimpses of genius: these are the worlds through which the tracklist of the latest album, which also gives name to the tour, develops.

Laterina (Arezzo), 13 May
Friday 13 May (21.15) at Municipal Theater by Laterina new deal with the theater season: on stage the harpist and the singer Giovanna Ofelia Berardinelli with “Song about the garden of the lakeThe pieces performed, entrusted to the harp and the artist’s voice, belong to the universal musical heritage, from old English ballads to French chanson passing through tango and Neapolitan music. Lucia Berardinelli’s direction guides the viewer in this small great journey in the place which is suspended between dream and reality (reservation: or 3382715639).

Pistoia, 12.-14. May
The 15th edition of the Tuscan event dedicated to manual art, hobby and do-it-yourself, “Florence creativity spring“returns from Thursday the 12th to Saturday the 14th of May in the new exhibition space de Cathedral in Pistoia, a large showcase where you can find and buy the most refined and innovative materials: fabrics, yarn, creative sewing, home decor, jewelry, scrapbook, shabby, patchwork, embroidery and more (opening hours: 9.30-19).

Florence, 15 May
That “Myths and stories in the Boboli Garden“Which will accompany visitors along the trails in Boboli, also known as The Garden of Princes, to discover ancient myths among magical compositions of trees, flower beds and flowers. A proposal designed for adults and children to explore the park together, born as the Grand Ducal Garden in Palazzo Pitti. Terraces, avenues and paths, perspective views with statues, paths, clearings, in an inexhaustible source of curious and scenographic paths that allow you to understand the spirit of life at the Medici Court (10 o’clock). Free admission under 18 and residents of Florence municipality.

Viareggio (Lucca), 13.-15. May
Second edition of “Port fishermen“the event organized by TambÚca, the art house in Versilia, which returns after the two-year stop to animate the area around the port of Viareggio and to paint the doors to the fishermen’s warehouses behind the new fish market. For three days 17 street artist inAt the same time, they will be in the process of decorating the gates of the Viareggio fleet and giving life to a marathon that, when completed, will give the city a permanent outdoor exhibition.

Livorno, 13.-15. May
On the 13th, 14th and 15th of May it arrives at New fortress of Livorno on “Leghorn medieval festival”, The first national and international experiment to bring The Middle Ages and not only in the city of Livorno. To open the three-day event, Friday the 13th at 21.30, on the stretch of water in front of the lower part of the fortress, a show is planned with fire, lights and figures that will give life to an unpublished story created especially for the occasion. On Saturday, May 14 at 2:30 p.m., there will be the Blessing of the Knights in Piazza Grande by the bishop, and right from the doors of the cathedral, a procession of drummer-flag-wavers and more than 100 attendees will parade up to the gate of the church. New Fortress (complete program

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