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  • The free guide for your free time

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    MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT KIDS IN AIRPORT

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    Learning never exhausts the mindLeonardo da Vinci

    PICASSOS CUBIST AND CLASSICAL MASTERPIECES ON DISPLAY AT THE SCUDERIE DEL QUIRINALE

    A Patch of Fertile Ground

    Prehistory in Piazza NavonaOpera Evenings Giselle

    Summer Wednesdays at MACRO The airport turns into a stage for family Jazz concerts

    Romaeuropa Festival

    Now in its 20th edition, this French-Italian fes-tival dedicated to jazz and improvised music showcases a first rate assortment of veteran and emerging artists from both nations. With a brief but intense programme of top quality concerts, the event provides a vital stage for genres of music that do not fit into a pre-defined category, encouraging the rela-tionship between the musicians of the two countries. From September 15 to 23.

    A hundred years after the fa-mous trip that led a young Pablo Picasso to Italy, the Scuderie del Quirinale (Quirinal Stables) celebrate the legendary Spanish painter with a world-class exhibition scheduled for opening on September 22. The event follows in the footsteps of last springs celebrations of the artists Grand Tour through the Italian territory: in Rome, Picasso discovered the sublime art of Raffaello, in Naples he came in contact with the Hercules Farnese and the Antinous preserved in the local Ar-chaeological Museum, not to mention the artistic impact that the mysterious charm of Pompeiis frescoes exerted upon him. The whole exhibition is built around this emotional background, with a special focus on the technique of pastiche used by Picasso to express his Modernisme, one of the most orig-inal and extraordinary movements in the history of modern art, halfway between realism and abstraction. The exhibition will also illustrate the ex-periments conducted by the Catalan artist with different styles and genres - from the game of decorative surfac-es using the technique of collage to

    the stylised realism of the Diaghilev years, from still life paintings to por-traiture - with the aim to document the long-term impact of the so called Italian experience on his artistic train-ing, as witnessed by many works of classical derivation carried out during the period following that trip. More than 100 stunning masterpieces will be on display, including Portrait of Olga in an Armchair (1917), Lonide Massine as Harlequin (1917), Guitar, Bottle, Fruit dish and Glass on the Table (1919), Two Women Running on the Beach (1922), The Pipes of Pan (1923), Saltimbanque Seated with Arms Crossed (1923) and Har-lequin with a Mirror (1923). The cen-terpiece of the exhibition will be the huge stage curtain measuring over 34 feet by 54 feet created for the avant-garde ballet Parade in 1917, on permanent show at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Due to its size, the impressive work of art will not be exhibited at the Scuderie del Quirinale but at the nearby Palazzo Barberini, under the frescoed vaults of Pietro da Cortona (tel. +39 06 4814591 barberinicorsini.org).

    Listed by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top cultural events in Europe, this multi-sensory art festival showcases hundreds of artists in music, theatre, dance, contemporary circus and new technol-ogies in some of the citys most exquisite locations. The sounds and artistic expression of five continents are the ingredients of an intense, aesthetic experience delivered for a period of over 2 months. From Septem-ber 20 to December 2.

    Under the umbrella of the Cross the Streets exhibition, the MACRO Museum of Con-temporary Art provides children (6-12) and young visitors (13-17) with free interactive guided tours to discover some of the worlds best street art-ists. Originating as an underground movement of youthful protest, urban art in its various forms has always been a part of our collective imagination. On September 13, 20, 27.

    With a programme of not-to-be-mis-sed musical per-formances, Fiumici-no will serve as a jazz club for pop-up con-

    certs over the next weeks. The season will kick off on September 21 and 28 with a series of ex-clusive live acts by the GiocaJazz Dixieland Brass Band, a music ensemble in the style of New Orleans early marching bands. The orchestra, composed of brass, woodwind and percussion

    instruments, will provide top-notch entertainment with events taking place at a multitude of venues around the airport. The concerts, promoted by Aero-porti di Roma in

    co-operation with Auditorium Parco della Musi-ca - Fondazione Musica per Roma, are part of the Airport Jazz initiative aimed at introducing passengers to a timeless form of music. adr.itauditorium.com

    Concert of operatic arias, overtures and Ne-apolitan tunes performed by some of the best classical singers in the Eternal City. With a reper-toire ranging from firm favourites by Verdi, Puccini and Mascagni to memorable pieces by Mozart, Bizet and other composers, this is a passionate journey of musical discovery a few steps from the Colosseum! Guest soloists include a tenor, a soprano and a bari-tone. On September 17 and 24.

    The epitome of Romantic ballet in a sumptu-ous new production directed by Nicolae Mold-oveanu. In a crescendo of coups de thtre and ro-mantic virtuosity, Patricia Ruanne brings to the stage the tragic story of a peasant girl who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is betrothed to an-other. A poignant tale of unrequited love, remorse and forgiveness that has captivated hearts for centuries. From September 20 to 24.

    Three recreational workshops (The human being and his ancestors - Dinosaurs - Fossils) take children on an exciting journey into prehi-story. The scheduled events include live comic entertainment with full-scale automated reptiles (Dinosaur Show) and a multitude of hands-on activities where the little ones will get to paint prehistoric figures on real pebbles. Suitable for children aged 5+. Every weekend.

    Tel. (+39) 06 80241281associazioneteatrodellascolto.it

    Tel. (+39) 06 70497905teatroflavio.it

    Tel. (+39) 06 68805311stadiodomiziano.com

    Tel. (+39) 06 4817003operaroma.it

    Tel. (+39) 06 0608 museomacro.org

    Tel. (+39) 06 45553050romaeuropa.net

    Stage curtain for the ballett Parade, 1917 - Muse National dArt Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

    PICASSO. Between Cubism and Classicism: 1915-1925Scuderie del Quirinale - Via XXIV Maggio, 16

    Running until January 21, 2018 - full price ticket 15, reduced price ticket 13 Tel. (+39) 06 39967500 | scuderiequirinale.it

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    A comprehensive introspection on the most influential art movement of the last 40 years. Through a kalei-doscope of urban art forms including

    If you want to explore the Italian cap-ital from another perspective, you should take a full-day walking tour through its beautiful house muse-ums. A house museum can be defined as a historic house converted into a museum where furnishings, books, souvenirs and ev-eryday objects become part of the exhibition and faithfully reconstructred environments allow visitors to tune into the world of the artist who once lived there. The tour starts in Piazza di Spagna with 2 charming locations: the house of Giorgio De Chirico (at number 31) and the Keats-Shelley house (at num-ber 26), where the English Romantic poet died in 1821. Leaving the square you can walk through Via del Corso: here - at num-

    graffiti, stencil art, pop-surrealism and photography, this multimedia exhibi-tion aims to express the power of the street art phenomenon by highlighting its pioneers and its influence on daily life. Ongoing until October 1. Tel. (+39) 06 45439018crossthestreets.com

    ber 18 - you can reach the Goethe House with plenty of letters, books and drawings regarding the journey to Italy of the famous German writer. The itinerary goes on with the house of Mario Praz, a celebrated schol-ar of English literature. The Pietro Canonica Museum can be found right in the heart of Villa Borghese: the sculptor used to live on the first floor, in a private apartment full of precious furnishings and paintings. More than 100 works by sculptor Venanzo Cro-cetti are on display at the Crocetti Museum located in the northern district of the city. Other small museums worth mentioning are the Alberto Moravia House Museum, the studio of Luigi Pirandello, Villa Helene the former residence of Norwegian-American sculptor Hendrik Andersen, the Casa Museo Musumeci Greco, the monumental villa of Italian painter Francesco Trombadori and the House Museum of Giacinto Scelsi, home to all his musical instruments.

    Tel. (+39) 06 0608 | turismoroma.it

    Palazzo Braschi hosts a broad selec-tion of the most significant works by G. B. Piranesi, the Venetian artist best known for his extraordinary wet etchings, and a central character in 18th century figurative culture. With more than 200 extraordinary prints on display, the exhibit showcases Pi-ranesis unforgettable images of classical and baroque Rome as well as his dramatic, surreal prisons. Ongoing until October 15.

    One of the most influential and vision-ary architects of our time, Zaha Hadid has redefined architecture for the 21st cen-tury with a repertoire of projects that have captured