|Newsletter 23 NOVEMBER/ 6 DECEMBER 2009
||FROM 27 NOVEMBER TO 17 DECEMBER 2009
WORLD PRESS PHOTO 2009
The most beautiful images in photojournalism today are featured in an exhibition of images from all over the world by the winners of the World Press Photo Foundation Prize. The exhibition offers an incredible visual landscape of the world in photographs taken over one year.
WHERE: Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali – via Giolitti 36, Torino
INFO: www.worldpressphoto.org (en). Open Monday and Tuesday, from 10.30am-7.30pm, Wednesday and Sunday, from 10.30am-9.30pm, Thursday to Saturday, from 10.30am-11pm
TICKETS: full price 6 Euros, reduced price of 4 Euros for university students
||FROM 26 NOVEMBER TO 5 DECEMBER 2009
(THE UNDER 18s FILM FESTIVAL)
Italy’s most acclaimed film festival aimed at film productions by the younger generation celebrates its tenth year with a rich ten-day programme, featuring 406 films and 36 special guests, including the legendary British film director Mike Leigh.
WHERE: Cinema Massimo, Ambrosio, Centrale, Empire, Green Village, Ideal, Nazionale.
INFO: www.sottodiciottofilmfestival.it – T 011 5067525
TICKETS: Free entry to all screenings and presentations
|Museum and exhibitions
|27 NOVEMBER 2009
THE “CESARE LOMBROSO” MUSEUM OF CRIMINAL ANTHROPOLOGY OPENS
Twenty years after the death of Cesare Lombroso, the celebrated founder of criminal anthropology, his unique museum re-opens to the public.
WHERE: Palazzo degli Istituti Anatomici – via Pietro Giuria 15, Torino
INFO: www.museounito.it/lombroso – firstname.lastname@example.org – T 011 6708195. Open Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 6 pm
|FROM 28 NOVEMBER 2009 TILL 11 APRIL 2010
CAVALIERI. DAI TEMPLARI A NAPOLEONE
A journey from Medieval Europe to Illuminism to trace the history of the Knights, portrayed in works by the great masters such as Tiziano, Rubens and Goya.
WHERE: Venaria Royal Palace, upper level floors of the Royal palace, le Sale delle Arti – piazza della Repubblica, Venaria Reale (TO)
INFO: www.lavenaria.it (en). Open Tuesday to Friday, from 9am-6.30pm, Saturday 9am-9.30pm, Sunday 9am-8pm
ADMISSION: full price 8 Euros, including entry to the gardens; 18 Euros exhibition+palace tour+gardens
|TILL 10 JANUARY 2010
Castello di Rivoli museum of modern and contemporary art presents an important retrospective exhibition of works by one of Italy’s most famous practitioners of Kinetic art.
WHERE: Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea – piazza Mafalda di Savoia, RIvoli (To)
INFO: www.castellodirivoli.org – email@example.com – T 011 9565222.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday, from 10am-5pm, Friday to Sunday, from 10am-9pm
ADMISSION: full price 6.50 Euros, reduced price of 4.50 Euros for students
|Tour in Torino
|29 NOVEMBER, 5 DECEMBER 2009
A STROLL UNDER THE ARTISTS’ LIGHTS
Turismo Torino offers an opportunity to admire the suggestive Artists’ Lights exhibition with special guided tours running every Saturday at 5 pm, till mid January.
INFO: tours can be booked online at www.turismotorino.org
COST: 8 Euros
|6 DECEMBER 2009
TUTTA DRITTA (STRAIGHT ON ALL THE WAY!)
A 10 km race for amateurs and professionals alike, running the straight road from piazza San Carlo to the Stupinigi Royal Hunting Lodge. A hearty lunch of polenta and much more will be served up at the finish line, along with music making it a real festive occasion!
COST: subscriptions cost 15 Euros, sign up online at www.turinmarathon.it
|ADVANCE SALES CONTINUE
WORLD ICE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Following the opening of advance sales season tickets, sales of single tickets for the ice skating world championship games will kick off on 5 December too! The championships will take place at Palazzo Palavela from 22 to 28 March 2010.
INFO: tickets on sale at the Palasport Olimpico ticketoffice and online at www.torino2010.org (en) or from TicketOne shops
|26 NOVEMBER 2009
LA VOCE SEGRETA DELLE PAROLE
A new date in the original language film series at cinema Massimo:
Thursday 12 November at 4.30, 6.15, 8.30, 10.15 – orig. lang. French, with Italian subtitles
“36 vues du pic Saint Loup” by Jacques Rivette (France 2009, 84 mins)
WHERE: Cinema Massimo, screen 3 – via Verdi 9, Torino
INFO: www.museocinema.it (en) – firstname.lastname@example.org – T 011 8138574
TICKETS: full price 7 Euros, reduced price of 5 Euros for university students
|23 AND 30 NOVEMBER 2009, AT 6.30 PM
The Magna Halls at the Turin Polytechnic present a concert of classical music with free entry for all students.
WHERE: Aula Magna Politecnico di Torino – c.so Duca degli Abruzzi 24, Torino
TICKETS: free for all students up to the age of 28, full price 3.50 Euros
|FROM 4 TO 23 DECEMBER
CHRISTMAS MARKET IN BORGO DORA
Colourful ideas for presents, bright Christmas lights and baubles and the sweet smell of mulled wine is the setting of the Borgo Dora Christmas Market. Take a stroll through its 130 stalls.
WHERE: piazza Borgo Dora, Torino
INFO: www.mercatinonataletorino.it. Open everyday from 3 pm to 8 pm and at the weekend from 10 am to 8 pm
|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
Nuovi arrivi/proposte 2009 st.art me up, till 4 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
Ian kiaer, till 24 january 2010
Luxus, till 31 January 2010
Investigations of a dog, till 7 February 2010