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This Is Rome: Tonight and Tomorrow

This Is Rome 2012

Returning for its 5th edition, This Is Rome is back in the capital today and tomorrow, the 17th and 18th of October. This event, born in the club scene, highlights the most interesting components of culture that characterize the capital of Italy, Rome. This year, the event moves into the famous walls of Rome’s new cultural center, Palazzo Incontro, where the structure and exhibition spaces better express the various themes of the festival.

This Is Rome moves past its music-themed beginnings to grow into an event that incorporates exhibits of all kinds: graphic art, urban art, audiovisual installations, and even food from the Roman culinary scene. Over two days, This Is Rome tells the stories of the new players in the capital, players who cultivate and foster creativity.

The full program of the 2-day ‘exhibit’ can be found at the event’s website. Just a quick rundown of the program:
Today, October 17: At 5 PM, catch the visual art exhibits- 6:30 PM, partake in the aperitivo, street food, and live DJ sets- 9 PM, check out more exhibitions from the various crews.
Tomorrow, October 18: Visual art exhibits are open all day 6:30 PM, partake in the aperitivo, street food, and live DJ sets- 9 PM, check out more exhibitions from the various crews.

For more info on the specific artists, foods, and musicians, check out This Is Rome’s website, or the event’s Facebook page. All events will take place at Palazzo Incontro, on Via dei Prefetti, 22.

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