1. Roma Jazz Festival
From November 6th to the 23rd, Rome will be holding its 40th annual jazz festival! The festival includes various events and performances to be enjoyed by the public. This week You can see Radical Gypsy at Casa del Jazz (November 6th), Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau Duo at Sinopoli Hall (November 8th), and Jacob Collier at Petrassi Hall (November 9th).
Where: Locations vary, please visit website
When: November 6th to 23rd, specific times vary
Tickets: Also varies based on performance
2. Exhibit: Star Wars: Play
Until January 29th, visitors have the opportunity to experience the cinematographic history of the Star Wars francise right here in Rome. The exhibit includes over 1000 items including scale models, toys, costumes, vintage prints and many more. Experience another level of the universe that has captivated audiences for decades.
Where: Complesse del Vittoriano ala Brasini, Via San Pietro in Carcere
When: Until January 29th – Monday to Thursday 9:30-19:30, Friday and Saturday 9:30 to 22:00, and Sundays 9:30-20:30
Tickets: 8€ – 10€
Thanks to the Italian Culture Ministry, it will only cost 2€ to see a movie next Wednesday! The nationwide initiative hopes to encourage culture through the cinema and applies to over 3000 movie theatres nationwide. The initiative will also continue through the second week of February, offering 2€ movies on the second Wednesday of each month.
Where: Locations vary, please go to the Cinema2Day website for more details
When: November 9th
4. Exhibit: Art and Politics
“Arte e Politica” is MACRO’s newest exhibition exploring differenct political and social themes. From 1930s paintings reflecting sentiments surrounding Fascism to more recent social/political attitudes and issues, this exhibit is both thought-provoking and fascinating. The exhibit includes works by Mario Mafai, Claudio Abate, Ines Fontenla, and many more.
Where: MACRO, Via Nizza 138
When: Until May 10th – Tuesday to Sunday 10:30-19:30
5. MAXXI Raises Funds to Help With Earthquake Aftermath
Following a series of earthquakes in central Italy, the MAXXI Museum of 21st Century Art has decided to raise funds to help restore historic buildings, churches and other aspects of Italian cultural heritage that were damaged. On Saturday November 5th, all proceeds from ticket sales at MAXXI will go directly towards these efforts. This is a great opportunity to experience one of Rome’s best museums while also giving back to the community!
Where: MAXXI, Via Guido Reni 4
When: Saturday November 5th – 11:00-22:00
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