Art & Culture (le cose belle)

McHurry to MACRO for the Steve McCurry Exhibit!

Head over to the butcher-house-turned-MACRO-museum in Testaccio for the Steve McCurry exhibit, and be visually stimulated by his stunning photography exhibit! Steve McCurry is an American photojournalist best known for his photograph, ‘Afghan Girl,’ originally featured in National Geographic Magazine. But once you get to this exhibit, you can see how large the scope of … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle)

Modern Mattatoio: Photo Exhibit at the MACRO Testaccio

The MACRO Testaccio, the outer-borough, abandoned slaughterhouse-housed, younger sibling of one of Rome’s leading contemporary art museums, is currently playing host to FotoGrafia – Rome’s International Photography Festival.  Now in its tenth year, and second at the MACRO, FotoGrafia is promoting contemporary photography by bringing together artists emerging at the national and international level. Some … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

This Weekend in Rome: October 7 – 9

Friday: Puglian rock band Negramaro continues their four night run at the PalaOttimatica in EUR.  Tickets are still available for Friday and Saturday night. Saturday: Tori Amos at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. Tickets at LiveNation are sold out, but there seem to be a few left on LisTicket if you want to catch the … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle)

Giornata Della Contemporanea

This Saturday, October 8th, marks the seventh edition of “La Giornata della Contermporanea” aka The Day of Contemporary Art.  Sponsored by AMACI – The Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums – this giornata is intended to expose contemporary art to the public and stimulate cultural development on a local level. In addition to free entrances … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi)

This Weekend: European Heritage Days

This weekend, in honor of European Heritage Days, Rome is throwing open the doors to all kinds of museums and historical sites…for free!  European Heritage Days is a twenty-year old initiative, originally launched by the Council of Europe to unite citizens across cultural boundaries by providing access to new cultural assets and opening up those … Continue reading