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MORE THAN MAGIC… “SUPERMAGIC”!

Get ready to enter the realm of illusion from January 29 to February 8: the Festival of Magic is landing in Rome and for an…

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SHOOTING IN CINECITTÁ: THE STUDIOS SHOW OFF MORE AND MORE

Hollywood on the Tiber, Spaghetti Western, Italian Comedy and Neorealism: with these four sections a brand new exhibition is opening this week at Cinecittà, the…

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ITALIAN HIGH FASHION, 1945-1968: THE DAWN OF A MYTH

Italian high fashion in Rome can be now admired not only at the shop windows of Via dei Condotti and other prestigious venues downtown, but…

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TAVERNS, SLUMS AND BROTHELS IN SEVENTEENTH CENTURY PAINTINGS

Dereliction in wide urban areas is everything but a contemporary phenomenon: a certain amount of immoderation was pervasive in ancient cities not less than today.…

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ITALIAN TRADITION AT CHRISTMAS: NATIVITY SCENES BUILDING ON DISPLAY

Until January 6, those wishing to merge into the true Italian tradition at Christmas time can visit the exhibit “100 Presepi” (“One-hundred Nativity scenes”), set…

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HOW TO SPEND THANKSGIVING DAY IN ROME

One of the major North American holiday is just about to come: Thanksgiving Day, falling this year on 27 November. Despite being identified as a…

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