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Turin’s National Car Museum

Turin’s National Car Museum March 19, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Today sees, the National Car Museum in Turin reopen. Following the evolution of cars, so much a part of this motor city, through a display of some 150 examples. Plus drawings, prints, posters and models, many of which are available in the museum’s bookshop. Check out the museum website for further...

Turin’s Officine Photographic Exhibition

Turin’s Officine Photographic Exhibition March 3, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Turin’s “Officine Grandi Riparazioni” is part of a complex of buildings, located on the western outskirts of the city beside the Milan to Turin railway line. Occupying an eneormous area of some 190.000 square metres and containing gigantic constructions resembling modern cathedrals,...

Turin: Differently Alive

Turin: Differently Alive January 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Ending soon (Feb 6th) is the exhibition “Differently alive. Zombies, vampires, mummies, ghosts” at the Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Mole Antonelliana in Turin. “Who’s afraid of the living dead? The stories of vampires ghosts, of mummies and more recently of zombies have been a...

Turin Guided Tours

Turin Guided Tours January 4, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Wander alone or travel in company? This dilema can easily be fixed by choosing the Tour in & around Torino option. There are loads of itineries and to enable you to enjoy Turin to the full. From city centre walks to theme tours. For more information check out the Turismo Torino website.

Turin’s Anima Tango

Turin’s Anima Tango December 10, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Like the Tango? Then get over to Aldobaraldo, Via Parma, 29 bis. Twinned with Porteño y Bailarin Milonga in Buenos Aires, Aldobaraldo is Turin’s main venue for the annual Torino Anima Tango from the 26th December until 6th January 2011. The event promises performances by some of the world’s...

Turin’s Voltapagina8

Turin’s Voltapagina8 November 20, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The Voltapagina8 exhibition runs until the end of the year at the Palazzo Madame in central Turin featuring drawings, manuscripts and more by Vittorio Avondo (1836–1910), painter, antiquarian and Museum Director who participated in the restoration of the Château d’Issogne and the Maison Cavassa...

Turin’s Madama Butterfly

Turin’s Madama Butterfly November 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Next week sees the last night of Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Regio. This new performance is by the young Venetian director Damiano Michieletto. The Teatro Regio’s Orchestra is conducted by maestro Pinchas Steinberg. In the title role, the Chinese soprano Hui He, “the...

Beyond Turin: Part 1

Beyond Turin: Part 1 November 3, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The region of Piedmont has deep historical, cultural and economic ties with its neighbour Liguria. Numerous roads join Piedmont to the Mediterranean crossing the hills of Cadibona, Giovo and Nava before descending towards the sea at Genova, Imperia and Savona. These old trade routes saw the salt, anchovies...

Turin’s Piemonte Share Festival

Turin’s Piemonte Share Festival October 26, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Piemonte Share is a platform linked to art and creativity in digital culture, born from an original idea by Simona Lodi and Chiara Garibaldi. Their activity is carried out through “The Sharing” association, founded in 2003, which has many active partners in the dissemination and promotion of digital...

Turin’s MAO

Turin’s MAO September 23, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Turin’s newest museum is devoted solely to Oriental art, named Mao, the museum is located in the 18th century Palazzo Mazzonis and hosts over 1500 works of art including paintings, precious manuscripts and statues. The works are divided into five separate galleries, South Asia, China, Japan, Himalayan...