Friday, September 01, 2006

Major events in Rome... september...



European Frisbee Freestyle Championships type: sport
This weekend sees the European Frisbee Freestyle Championship taking place at the Corallo Beach resort in Ostia (Lungomare Amerigo Vespucci, 112). The best freestylers from across Europe will compete 2 divisions; Open Pairs and Open Co-op (3 persons team). Over 50 players from Sweden, Denmark, Holland Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy will be throwing their plastic disks down on the beach. On Sunday there will also be a demonstration by some of the top American Players. The freestyle routines will be 4 or 5 minutes long and feature creative, artistic and athletic moves with flying discs choreographed to music. Entrance to the event is free, on Saturday the action begins at 9 a.m. and ends with a party complete with Frisbee freestyle shows and disco. Sunday begins at 10.30 a.m. with a cocktail party.
Corallo Beach - Lungomare Amerigo Vespucci, 112
from 02/09/2006 to 03/09/2006
I Concerti del Tempietto alla Casina delle Civette type: Concert

Casina delle Civette di Villa Torlonia
from 12/08/2006 to 03/09/2006
Concert "aspettando la notte bianca" type: Concert
8 September in Piazza di Siena 21.30 , with Pino Daniele, Elisa, Ivano Fossati and Fiorella Mannoia
Piazza di Siena
08/09/2006
COSMOPHONIES 2006 type: Concert

Teatro Romano di Ostia Antica
from 16/06/2006 to 08/09/2006
I Concerti del Tempietto al Teatro di Marcello type:

Parco Archeologico del Teatro di Marcello
from 08/06/2006 to 01/10/2006
Moonlight Station type:

Eliseo Theatre
from 01/05/2006 to 31/12/2006
Tersicore - new spaces for dance type:
In February at the Conciliazione Auditorium will start TERSICORE, event that will bring on the Roman scene the most presigious names of the contemporary choreography, as Sylvie Guillem, Pilobolus Dance Theatre, Ballet Preljocai, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and the emerging Italian company conducted by Mvula Sungani.....
Conciliazione Auditorium (Rome) - Valle Theatre (Rome)
from 10/02/2006 to 14/01/2007
Guided Tours by night at Ara Pacis in Rome


Museo Ara Pacis - Via Lungotevere in Augusta
dal 25/07/2006 al 07/09/2006
Poetry illustrations of Goethe

On display a masterpiece of impressionist book ilustration: the lithographs for a selection of poems by Goethe on the publishing house Paul Cassirer, published in 1924-26. Artists: Andreu Alfaro, Ernst Barlach, Max Liebermann, Hans Meid, Karl Walser.
Closed Mon, h 10-18, Int 3 €, Rid 2 €
La Casa di Goethe, Via del Corso, 18
dal 09/06/2006 al 10/09/2006
Shangai Blues

The exhibition presents a rich selection of works. Watercolours which time has seen profitably used to illustrate literary works from Shakespeare to Sylvia Plath, from Derek Walcott to Su Ling. Includes the latest created in2006, to the intersecting, musical rhythm of John Cage's story. Artist: Elissa Montessori.
h 8.30 - 19 Closed Mon INT 9 €
Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna, via Aldovrandi, 1
dal 09/06/2006 al 10/09/2006
Galileo Chini
The exhibition includes more than 200 pieces, and celebrates this important Florentine artist 50 years since his death by following all the stages of his intense and varied activities. For the first time, we can explore his entire work in one sitting, from large-scale decorations to painting, from ceramics to glass, and to work for theatre. Closed Mon, Int 9 €
Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna, via Aldovrandi, 1
dal 09/06/2006 al 10/09/2006
Raffaello from Florence to Rome
Containing over 60 pieces, this exhibition investigates Raffaello Sanzio's work in the years 1505 to 1508 when he was close to moving to Rome.
During this period he painted "Desposizione" conserved at the Borghese Gallery and which laid th way for the revolutionary passing from tradiitonal structural composition to the concept of dynamic space which apperared with the Vatican Room's frescoes.
Museo di Villa Borghese - sera
dal 19/05/2006 al 10/09/2006
La Samaritana Al Pozzo

Palazzo Braschi - Museo di Roma, P.zza S. Pantaleo, 10
dal 07/07/2006 al 10/09/2006
Al Vittoriano I Paesaggi Italiani

Vittoriano
dal 02/02/2006 al 20/09/2006
The Women of Trastevere
This interesting photography exhibition illustrates life in Trastevere, one of Rome's oldest and most popular neighbourhoods, in the seventies by way of the women who lived there in that period.
Emilio Gentilini walked the cobble-stoned alleys and squares, and documented all he saw, and above all the women who made Trastevere their home, their territory.
The Museo di Roma in Trastevere (Piazza Sant'Egidio 1b) hosts the exhibition, which runs till September the 24th, and is opene from 10 a.m. till 8 p.m. (last admission at 7 p.m., from Tuesday.
Admission costs €5,50 and includes admission to the museum (concs €4).
Info: 06.52059127
Trastevere - Piazza Sant'Egidio 1b
dal 19/07/2006 al 24/09/2006
Marc Quinn and Christian Boltanski
The space hosts a large scale, site-specific installation (filling one of the gallery's 1000 square metre pavilions entirely) by the French artist, Christian Boltanski.
300 hanging items of clothing descend from ceiling, recorded voices are played from loud -speakers, historical events are projected on transparent walls, and pulsating light illuminates glass cabinets.
< Its also the first personal exhibition by one English artist to be presented in an Italian museum. It puts together over 30 pieces that have the human body as their theme:its transformations, conservation, survival and fragile beauty. One of the Young British Artists most controversial members, Marc Quinn often works with organic substances like blood, placenta, DNA and milk:elements that help increase his work's expressivity.
MACRO - Museo di Testaccio
dal 21/06/2006 al 30/09/2006
Museum Carlo Bilotti e la mostra Damien Hirst, David Salle, Jenny Saville
The Carlo Bilotti museum hosts part of the amazing collection that the magnate of the same name donated to the city. The best represented artist is De Chirico, but alongside his paintings we can find a large Giacomo Manz├╣ cardinal bronze, and a double portrait of Bilotti's wife and daughter. There is also an exhibition of Hirst, Salle and Saville in the Bilotti Chapel. This series of large format pieces sets out to "create an exhibition space that's more mental than physical: an environment for meditation in the widest sense, than can put you in a good mood, or a bad one". Closed Mon, h 9-19 ,Int 6 €, rid 4 €
Museo Carlo Bilotti all
dal ... al 10/10/2006
Baroque Rome:Bernini, Borromini, Pietro da Cortona
An exhibition of large models of the most important Baroque works in Rome, including both those that were completed and those that remained on the drawing board. The exhibition passes from architecture to decorative arts, from music to science, and features some of the period's most important artists, such as Bernini, Baciccio, Borromini and Pietro da Cortona.

CASTEL SANT'ANGELO
dal 26/06/2006 al 29/10/2006
Henri Cartier - Bresson
Exhibition in two parts, the first containing Bresson's photographs taken in Rome during his various trips to the capital, the second a series of his portraits.
Museo di Roma - Palazzo Braschi
dal 31/05/2006 al 29/10/2006