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Ben Hur Live races through Rome

Ben Hur Live races through Rome November 7, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ben Hur Live is racing through Rome from now through December 4, 2011 at the Nuova Fiera di Roma (midway between Fiumicino Airport and the city of Rome). Those familiar with the late 19th century novella made popular by Charlton Heston’s 1959 film will find the 21st century take a fast paced, eye-catching...

Concert Series in Rome

Concert Series in Rome June 12, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
With a fisted salute during Europride 2011, Lady Gaga has officially kicked off the summer  concert series in Rome.  Though many concerts are a pagamento, a small treasure trove of free concerts can be still be found– included the much heralded July 3 Colosseum concert by Biagio Antonacci. Though...

Betrayal: English theatre in Rome

Betrayal: English theatre in Rome March 8, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
One of Rome’s lesser known facts is that it has a vibrant theatre scene with musical, lyrical, dance and drama performances through the year.  As a rule, I am a glutton for musical theatre and never miss Tutti Insieme Appassionatamente (Italian version of The Sound of Music) when performed in...

Rome After Christmas

Rome After Christmas December 24, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
So you’ve planned your vigilia, Christmas eve, with a whopping feast in a posh ristorante or traditional trattoria.  You’ve organized Santa to scale the palazzo walls for Christmas day.  What’s on the agenda for the 26th? In Italy, December 26 is the feast of Santo Stefano, an official holiday...

Holy Beer, Batman

Holy Beer, Batman November 12, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
On a side alley off Rome’s major shopping thoroughfare, Via del Corso (imagine the chaos of your favorite mall during the post-holiday sale) is GP2 , a pub that puts a smart spin on the sanctity of beer gardens.  Named after one of the 2oth centuries favorite clergy, Pope John Paul II (Giovanni...

Late Night, Roman-style

Late Night, Roman-style September 23, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
News Flash:  Take that, Paris!  Italy is upping its culture game with several new initiatives to promote Italian museums.  For two days, September 25 and 26, state-run culture sites (archaeological, artistic and historical, architectural, archive and library, cinema, theater and music) will be free...

Who’s That Girl? Enjoying Venice in Rome

Who’s That Girl?  Enjoying Venice in Rome September 1, 2010 | Events, Food, Hotels, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Last night, I wasn’t surprised when I walked past Natalie Portman* on via del Babuino, a posh shopping street in Rome’s historic center.  It was the day before the 67th Venice Film Festival where Portman’s film, Black Swan by director Darren Aronofsky would not just premiere but open...

What’s On in August

What’s On in August August 3, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
By Guest Blogger Nicole Arriaga During the month of August, the Ancient City which is usually busting at the seams at any given time throughout the year, tends to empty out as Italians head seaside for their summer vacations. This means many businesses close down for weeks at a time during August. Though...

Nightlife Eternal

Nightlife Eternal July 2, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ignore the rumors that Rome shuts down during the summer – the idea that all residents flee to the beaches and mountains like Tiberius and Nero is old news.  The true Roman summer is on the streets and piazzas and into the wee hours of the morning, crisscrossing Rome’s architectural history to ensure...

Watering Holes: Beer

Watering Holes:  Beer June 29, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
In the lull of the hot Roman summer,  nothing quite beats a cold beer to quench the parching afternoon sun.  While Rome may be riddled with English and Irish pubs featuring quaint names reminiscent of Oliver Twist and Ulysses and cold Guinness on tap, the real deal for beer tasting seemingly centers...
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