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Events happening in Turin—the town i am currently in…. 9 /23 NOVEMBER 2009

09 Nov

Torino Campus
Newsletter 9 /23 NOVEMBER 2009
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1636.jpeg FROM 13 TO 21 NOVEMBER 2009
TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
27th edition of the nationally acclaimed Turin film festival, well-known for supporting and screening productions by emerging directors. As usual there will be a special section dedicated to young and amateur film makers. Two retrospective films series are also in the programme; the first celebrates the work of Hollywood director Nicholas Ray and the second those of Japanese “nouvelle vague” film director Nagisa Oshima.

WHERE: screenings will be held at Ambrosio Cinecafè, Cinema Empire, Multisala Greenwich Village, Multisala Cinema Massimo and Cinema Nazionale
INFO: www.torinofilmfest.org (en) – info@torinofilmfest.org – T 011 8138811
TICKETS: full price 7 Euros, reduced 5 Euros, daily pass 8 Euros

1637.jpeg FROM NOVEMBER 2009
CONTEMPORARY ARTS
Following recent exhibition openings and big events like the switching on of the Artists’ Lights, the contemporary art season continues with a host of things to see around the city.
The spectacular open air Artists’ Lights will be on every evening from now on, until late into the night. Guided tours will be carried out by Turismo Torino every Saturday at 5 pm from 14 November 2009 (info and bookings at www.turismotorino.org).

The complete calendar of events can be downloaded from the new website www.contemporarytorinopiemonte.it.

Music
12 NOVEMBER 2009
GREEN DAY LIVE
Said to be one of the hottest concerts of the autumn season, tickets for the Green Day concert in Turin are already, almost sold out! Get yours soon!

WHERE: Palaompico – c.so Sebastopoli 123, Torino
INFO: www.greenday.com (en)
TICKETS: start from 39 Euros, on sale at TicketOne shops or on www.ticketone.it

18 AND 19 NOVEMBER 2009
CONCERTS AT HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR
The Hiroshima Mon Amour club concerts season kicks off with funk-metal band Living Colour (Wednesday 18 November) and with the gorgeous voice of ex-Morcheeba vocalist Skye Edwards (Thursday 19 November).

WHERE: Hiroshima Mon Amour – via Bossoli 83, Torino
INFO: www.hiroshimamonamour.org
TICKETS: full price 15 Euros. Advance ticket sales at www.ticketone.it

Events
FROM 9 TO 13 NOVEMBER 2009
I 150 ANNI DEL POLITECNICO
(TURIN POLYTECHNIC CELEBRATES ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY)

The Politecnico di Torino celebrates its 150th birthday, for which a sports day and student party have been organised. Sports Day will be on Thursday 12th, from 10 am to 4 pm and the student party will take place on Friday 13th, from 7 to 10 pm at the Cittadella Politecnica.

INFO: www.polito.it

15 NOVEMBER 2009
MERCANTI PER UN GIORNO (MARKET TRADERS FOR A DAY)
A whole day completely dedicated to anyone who wishes to sell, exchange or buy all kinds of things, from antiques to rare, exotic items. Or, ideal for those who just love to browse round second hand markets.

WHERE:Centro Congressi Lingotto – via Nizza 294, Torino
INFO: www.mercantiperungiorno.it. Open from 8.30 am to 7 pm

Theatre and dance
TICKET SALE STILL ON
DISCOUNTED THEATRE TICKETS
University students can still purchase theatre tickets at discounted prices for all shows at major theatres throughout the season.

WHERE: tickets on sale from Edisu in via Verdi 26 (open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9-11, Tuesday and Thursday, 9-11 and 1.30-3pm)
INFO: full programme at www.edisu.piemonte.it
TICKETS: 5 Euros for students with grant rights and 7 Euros for all other students

Museum and exhibitions
FROM 4 NOVEMBER TO 4 DECEMBER 2009
NUOVI ARRIVI/PROPOSTE 2009 ST.ART ME UP
The Turin art academy Accademia Albertina presents an exhibition of work by artists, under the age of 35, working and living locally in Piemonte, Italy and from many other places, giving space for confrontation between the diverse approaches and practices.

WHERE: Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti – via Accademia Albertina 6, Torino
INFO: www.accademialbertina.torino.it info@accademialbertina.torino.it. Open from Monday to Saturday, from 4 to 7 pm
ADMISSION: free admission

TILL 24 JANUARY 2010
IAN KIAER
The recently renovated galleries of the Galleria d’Arte Moderna host a solo exhibition of works by the London artist Ian Kiaer. 21 installations offer a ten-year overview of his artistic career.

WHERE: GAM – via Magenta 31, Torino
INFO: www.gamtorino.it – T 011 4429518. Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm
ADMISSION: full price 7.50 Euros; reduced 6 Euros; free entry on the first Tuesday of every month

Sport
FROM NOVEMBER 2009
ICE SKATING
For all those who love skating, there is now a complete programme available of ice rinks in and around Turin, opening times, addresses and contact numbers.

INFO: www.comune.torino.it/infogio/pattinaggio

Film
12 NOVEMBER 2009
LA VOCE SEGRETA DELLE PAROLE
A new film in the original language series at Cinema Massimo:
Thursday 12 November at 4.30, 6.15, 8.30, 10.15 pm
“Chéri” by Stephen Frears (USA 2009, 90 mins) orig. lang. English, subtitles in Italian

WHERE: Cinema Massimo, screen 3 – via Verdi 9, Torino
INFO: www.museocinema.itprogrammazione@museocinema.it – T 011 8138574
TICKETS: full price 7 Euros, reduced price of 5 Euros for university students

Enogastronomy
FROM 7 TO 15 NOVEMBER 2009
TUTTOMELE (ALL ABOUT APPLES)
30th edition of the “All About Apples” food festival, demonstrating how to cook apples in many different ways. An ample menu of delights all made from the most delicious fruit of the season!

WHERE: Cavour (To)
INFO: www.tuttomele.netprocavour@cavour.info – T 0121 68194

Also to look out for:

Animals contemporary visions, till 15 November 2009
Osservar le stelle, till 15 November 2009
Torinodanza Autumn festival, till 4 December 2009
Nessundorma, on sale till 18 December 2009
Musica 90, till 17 December 2009
The Sabauda crown jewels, till 10 January 2010
The Naked Monkey, till 10 January 2010
Lawrence Weiner, till 10 january 2010
The absence of confines/the essence of confines, till 17 january 2010
Luxus, till 31 January 2010
Investigations of a dog, till 7 February 2010
Polincontri classica, till 17 May 2010

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