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October 16, 2011

Parma this week (Oct 17-23)

Our selection of events for the week:
Festival Verdi is still going on.
The original ones, a festival of movies in original version at Cinema d'Azeglio!
On Wednesday, Dado Moroni Quartet (jazz) at Teatro Regio. 9 pm.
Every Saturday jazz at Bar Cristallo from 8 pm.
Free concert at Chiesa San Vitale on Sunday at 6 pm: Mozart, Bach, Liszt.

Study the programme of Aperitivi alla Casa della Musica, sunday morning concerts from November to May 2012, and book your tickets from November 2. Mozart, Vivaldi, Mahler, Shostakovich and Gershwin are in the programme this season.

Starting this Wednesday morning and until November 16, readings for kids aged 18-36 months at Biblioteca Pavese.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: piazza Ghaia, via Cavour and Oltretorrente short puppet shows at 12 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm.
On Saturday the Museo di Storia Naturale, via Farini 90, will exceptionally open its doors to the public (10am-12pm and 3pm-6pm) in the scope of Biodiversamente, the festival of "ecoscience" organized by WWF and the Association of Museums of Science.
Teatro delle Briciole and Teatro del Cerchio: time to book your tickets!

Out of town:
The Festa del Tartufo in Calestano takes place every sunday until November 13.
On Sunday Biodiversamente will move to the Reserve of Ghirardi in Borgotaro with guided tours at 10 am and 3 pm.
Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition at the Fondazione Magnani-Rocca until December 11.

Out of the province:
In Ferrara exhibition "Gli anni folli" Paris at the time of Dali, Picasso and Modigliani until January 2012.
In Pavia exhibition Degas, Lautrec e Zandò a Pavia: mostra al Castello Visconteo da Settembre a Dicembre 2011 Eventi a Milano
"Les Folies de Montmartre", Degas, Lautrec e Zandò until December 18.


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