|Newsletter 8/ 22 FEBRUARY 2010
||FROM 3 FEBRUARY 2010
TURIN 2006 OLYMPIC MUSEUM
Four years on from the legendary sporting event that changed the city forever, and in honour of the Vancouver2010 opening ceremony taking place in a few days from now, Turin opens its first museum dedicated to the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, when the city was swarmed with people from all over the world, here for the Games but also enjoying the history of the place as well as the numerous events and parties happening all over town.
The exhibition route will lead the visitor through the installations via the Olympic slogan “Passion lives Here”, experiencing the atmosphere of the torch, the city, the bright lights, the emotion, the enthusiasm and signs of the future.
WHERE: Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali – via Giolitti 36, Torino
INFO: www.torinoplus.it (en). Open every day 10 am – 7 pm, closed on Tuesday
TICKETS: full price 5 Euros, reduced price 2.50 Euros
||FROM 13 TO 16 FEBRUARY 2010
THE HISTORIC IVREA CARNIVAL
The acclaimed annual carnival at Ivrea returns to delight orange throwers from all over! This event is one of the best of the Carnival season and is full of history, tradition and emotion.
The costumes are incredible and, as with all years, the orange throwers’ will take to their floats full to the brim with oranges for the famous battle of the oranges’!
WHERE: Ivrea is 50 km away from Torino. There are regular trains (www.trenitalia.com) and buses from Turin (www.sadem.it and www.gtt.to.it)
|TILL 19 FEBRUARY 2010
RAI NEW MUSIC 2010
A unique opportunity to listen to new music trends as well as more classical concerts performed by emerging talents on the music scene and the great masters.
WHERE: Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini – piazza Rossaro, Torino
TICKETS: full price 5 Euros, reduced price 3 Euros
|FROM 16 FEBRUARY TO 30 MARCH 2010
JAMMIN JAZZ AT THE CANTINE RISSO
Students from the Centro Jazz Torino will take to the stage and perform for the public in a new regular Tuesday night slot at the Cantino Risso Wine bar and Restaurant.
WHERE: Cantine Risso – corso Casale 79, Torino
TICKETS: free entry
|FROM 18 FEBRUARY TO 4 MAY 2010
A journey through the story of Italian music for the second part of the music festival Musica 90:
12 concerts to satisfy all musical tastes, from electronic and jazz to pop.
WHERE: multi-venue – Turin
TICKETS: start from 10 Euros
|13 FEBRUARY 2010, AT 2.30 PM
An intense afternoon curated by the CUS Torino Well-being team, featuring introductions to lessons in dancetherapy, pilates and dancerelax. Bookings must be made by Thursday 11 February: benessere.
WHERE: CUS headquarters – via Braccini 1, Torino
COST: 25 Euros full price, 20 Euros for cardholders
|Museum and exhibitions
|TILL 12 FEBRUARY 2010
LA DOLCE VITA TORINESE (1945-1960)
An insight into the local history of music in post-war Turin. Discover the jazz tunes, dance halls and the legend that was Fred Buscaglione.
WHERE: Cineporto – via Cagliari 42, Torino
ADMISSION: free entry
|14 AND 21 JANUARY 2010
LA VOCE SEGRETA DELLE PAROLE
Two new dates in the original language film series at Cinema Massimo:
Thursday 11 February at 4.30; 6.15; 8.30; 10.15 – orig. lang with Italian subtitles.
“Bruno” by Larry Charles (USA 2009, 81 mins)
Thursday 18 February at 4.30; 6.15; 8.30; 10.15 – orig. lang with Italian subtitles.
“The Men Who Stare at Goats” by Grant Heslow (USA 2009, 90 mins)
WHERE: Cinema Massimo, screen 3 – via Verdi 9, Torino
INFO: programmazione- T 011 8138574
ADMISSION: full price 5,50 Euros, reduced price of 4 Euros for university students
|Tour in Torino
|TILL 10 APRIL 2010
THE UNDERGROUND WORLD OF TURIN
A somewhat particular guided tour below the surface of the city. This unique tour starts 15 metres underground and takes visitors through the 18th century galleries, leading into second world war bunkers, the old gates to the city and antique storage spaces of the city’s Baroque palaces!
WHERE: meeting point in Piazza Vittorio Veneto,Torino
TICKETS: 25 Euros