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July 2018

Please note that opening times and fees could be changed without notice.

Any changes from the monthly issue are highlighted in yellow.

On Sunday June 1st all Italian public museums offer free admission.

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July 2018

Summer sales

From 7 July to 5 September. Different locations in Milano.

 

l’Urban Giants Festival

From 13 to 15 July. Event dedicated to hip hop culture with 200 writers from all over the world to celebrate urban culture through live painting and graffiti. See more at https://www.catawiki.com/p/423-urban-giants.

 

Navigate in Milan

All summer. Mon–Thurs. 15.00 -16.00 -17.00 -18.00; Fri–Sun and Holidays: 10.30 -11.30 -12.30 -15.00 -16.00 -17.00 -18.00. The navigation on the “Navigli” (the Milanese artificial canals) offers opportunities for tours along the routes of the boats that used to carry supplies to the city of Milan. After a few metres from the dockyard you will see the Vicolo dei Lavandai (the ‘laundrymen alley’) where women used to wash clothes. Up next is Palazzo Galloni, where the Incision Center is located. Then the church of San Cristoforo, one of the most significant monumental complexes of the canals, with its bridge and wash-house. On the way back, passing under the bridge called the “Scodellino” (namely a little wine bowl, a reference the old taverns that used to line the banks), you will re-enter the dock. Thanks to its quays, stretching over 1,000 metres, this used to be one of the largest Mediterranean inland trading ports. €14; under 12 €10; under 3 free.  Starting point Alzaia Naviglio Grande 4 • M2 Porta Genova

 

 

Beyond The Castle

Until 31 July. Every day except Tuesdays. Time schedule on website. Shoot arrows from the ancient “Torre Falconiera” in defense of the Castello Sforzesco and discover Leonardo’s inventions in a Renaissance setting. A new unique experience with a playful and interactive approach, made possible thanks to the most innovative technology.  For young people over 10, families, adults. €20, www.beyondthecastle.it, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeyondtheGateVR, Instagram: @BeyondtheGateVR

 

 

Playground Milano League

The Minals final on 7 July. This is the biggest 3vs3 basketball event ever held on Milanese playgrounds. http://www.playgroundmilanoleague.com/

Nine playgrounds will be hosting all the league matches and other contests.

Four divisions: Nord, East, West; South.

Four categories into men and women: under 14, under 16, under 18, senior.

Info about Addresses, Regulation, Instructions for Registration, Subscribe and Prizes, at

http://www.playgroundmilanoleague.com (in Italian). Parco La Spezia • M2 Famagosta

 

 

Beach Volley Italian Championship

From 6th to 8th July. There are several stages throughout the national territory valid for the allocation of general classification points; the winning couples of the final stage win the Campioni d’Italia title. During this Milanese event, 58 couples take part in the women’s tournament and the same number in the men’s tournament. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli or Centro Pavesi FIPAV, Via de Lemene 3

 

 

At the Idroscalo many outdoor attractions

See http://www.idroscalomilano.com/home.html in Italian

 

 

Agenda Brasil www.vagaluna.it

From 17th to 29th July. Brazilian Cinema International Festival, contemporary art, music, dance, literature, stories.

From 17th  to 22nd, the film festival presents 21 feature films, short films, documentaries, in Brazilian with Italian subtitles, including 14 in competition. €5/7.50, book of 5 tickets €25, under 19 discounts. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

From 3rd July to 9th September. Brasile. Il Coltello nella Carne” selection of 30 Brazilian artists active since the 70s. www.pacmilano.it PAC, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Villa Reale, Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro

See What’s On for further info.

 

Magnolia & MiMoto

All Summer. For all the concerts scheduled for summer 2018, it will be possible to reach the Circolo Arci Magnolia concert hall from Milan center using a MiMoto eScooter, otganized by the first electric scooter sharing service, leave it in a special parking and use it again at the end of the evening to go home. Info and registration at www.mimoto.it (in Italian). Arci Magnolia, Via Circonvallazione Idroscalo 41. Segrate (MI) • Bus 73 San Babila M1-Linate Aerop.-S.Felicino.

 

 

188 – Evening bus line to Idroscalo

All Summer. On Friday and Saturday. The new 188 night line runs from Porta Vittoria every half hour to the Idroscalo where are some of the popular night clubs. The normal city ticket €1.50 is valid. Round tour Porta Vittoria FS • Passante Ferroviaro Via Circonvallazione Idroscalo 41. Segrate (MI)

 

 

Open WiFi Milano & WiFi Lombardia

Two free wireless outdoor networks (in Italian) of the Municipality of Milan and the Lombardy Region. Each user has an unlimited amount of data available for download 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Summer Festival

19.00: Outdoors music. “The Feeling of Summer.” Brazilian rhythms meet North European free jazz having improvisation as a driving force; Colombian traditions meet amidst psychedelic frantic derangements and urban sounds; digital programming finds an escape route for techno through Jamaican dancehall. 20.00: Paal Nilssen-Love’s Brazil Funk Impro. 21.30: Romperayo Sound System. 23.00: errorsmith. Admission free. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

 

HR Hub Europe & EECAD Job Vacancy
EU Regional Consular Policy Adviser-Citizens Rights, C4(L) ( ITA18.341)

Application Deadline: 19th July . A new job opportunity as EU Regional Consular Policy Adviser-Citizens Rights in Rome has just arisen. This is a full-time and fixed-term position of 18 months. For further details on this vacancy and information on how to apply, please follow the link on the FCO Local Staff Vacancies Homepage.

 

 

 

Sunday

1st  

09.00: Cross Country Interregional Championship. 12.00: Horse racing opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 15.30: The 1st  international competition of horse carriage traditional and elegance transport. 19.30: Nightly horse racing. “Milano Grand Prix” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 15.00-21.00: Live. 15.00: Ignorantoon Cartoon Live Band; 16.30: Contest Cosplay; 21.30: Gem Boy. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Monday

2nd

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. A tribute to Lucio Dalla performed by Le Volpi senza Tana. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Tuesday

3rd

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. “Alice in Wonderland” the Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske and Wilfred Jackson’s film, sonorized live by Half / Redo. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Wednesday

4th 

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. Pennywise, with special guests: Sick of It All, A Wilhelm Scream. Iron Reagan. €30 www.ticketone.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Thursday

5th

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. A tribute to Lucio Battisti, performed by Fabrizio Pollio & Friends. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Friday

6th 

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. Jazz Lag Orchestra. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.00: Live jazz. “Two Suites For Jazz Orchestra” music and arrangements by Oscar Del Barba, performed by the Big Band of the Milan Conservatory Jazz courses, with special guest the Italian Canadian saxophonist Robert Bonisolo, conducted by Oscar Del Barba. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00 and 22.30: Live. “Blue Tube” a work-event that unites in a single performance an happening, a contemporary music concert, electronics and a site-specific multimedia installation. Music by Sciarrino, Saariaho, Fedele, Saldicco, Stockhausen, Glass, performed by the musician Laura Faoro, flute, the video artist Fabrizio Rosso and Luca Congedo, electronics. Admission free, booking requested at cami@mmspa.eu. Centrale dell’Acqua di Milano, Via Cenisio 9 • M5 Gerusalemme or Cenisio

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Saturday

7th 

All day: The Minals final, the biggest 3vs3 basketball event ever held on Milanese playgrounds. The League finals; Pass & Shoot Finals by National Cleanness; Street Art Contest; Basketball Show by disabled in the pram; Partner Village; Street Food Village. http://www.playgroundmilanoleague.com. Parco La Spezia • M2 Famagosta

17.00: Itinerant band concert. Italian and international band tradition, performed by Banda della Polizia Locale di Milano, conducted by Giorgio Poli; Corpo Musicale San Damiano Sant’Albino di Brugherio, conducted by Davide Miniscalco; Banda 4 giugno 1859 di Magenta, conducted by Michela Fassi; Banda de Cernüsc, conducted by Alberto Vitaloni. Castello Sforzesco, from Piazza d’Armi to Piazza del Cannone • M1 Cairoli

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. The Demis. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.00: Live jazz. Music performed by the Kansas University Jazz Ensemble, with the singer Deborah Brown, conducted by Dan Gailey. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Outdoors concert. “Jeux d’Enfants” wind concert. Music by Rossini, Bizet, Sparke, Mancini, Reed; performed by Civica Orchestra di Fiati di Milano, conducted by Carlo Balmelli. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

21.00 and 22.30: Live. “Blue Tube” a work-event that unites in a single performance an happening, a contemporary music concert, electronics and a site-specific multimedia installation. Music by the musician and performer Laura Faoro, playing flute, video artist Fabrizio Rosso and Luca Congedo, flute. Admission free, booking requested at cami@mmspa.eu. Centrale dell’Acqua di Milano, Via Cenisio 9 • M5 Gerusalemme or Cenisio

21.00: Outdoors concert. “The Great American Songbook”. Music by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rogers & Hammerstein; performed by KU Jazz Ensemble, with Deborah Brown, voice; conducted by Dan Gailey. Admission free. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Sunday

8th 

09.00–17.00: Street market with a topic. “Vecchi libri in Piazza.” Old, antique, rare and collectible books  for amateurs. Today topic is : Books for cooking. Piazza Diaz • M1 Duomo

21.00: Classical Greatest Hits. Music by Rossini, Guglielmo Tell – symphony; Ponchielli, Danza delle ore; Mascagni, Cavalleria Rusticana – intermezzo; Wagner, Walkürenritt; Musorgskij, Night on Bald Mountain; Tchaikovsky, The Year 1812 – solemn overture; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Maurizio Billi. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Monday

9th 

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. A tribute to Nina Simone (Eunice Kathleen Waymon). Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Tuesday

10th 

21.00: Live. Outdoors concert-show by Eugenio Finardi. Admission free. Piazza Leonardo da Vinci • M2 Piola

21.30: Live. Bomba Estereo. €22 www.vivaticket.it or www.ticketone.it. Santeria, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

21.30: Live. Dargen D’Amico, singer and Isabella Turso, piano. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Wednesday

11th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

From 18.00 until 24.00: Live and Dj. 19.30: Electronics by Ultrabazar; 21.00: Live jazz by Giovanni Digiacomo Quartet. Following Jam session. Admission free. Giardino delle Culture, Via Emilio Morosini 8 • tram 73 Piazza Santa Maria del Suffragio

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. Ceci n’est pas une exposition”  collective show by Chinese and Italian artists: Nicola Artico and Yaming Jian, painter; Fabrizio Micciche, photographer; Huan Zhou, painter, graphic and illustrator. Admission free. Galleria MAEC Milan Art & Events Center, Via Lupetta 3 • M3 Missori, M1 Duomo

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. BAUER UPDATE 2018 – Photography, graphics, video”. Fondazione Stelline, Cloister, Corso Magenta 63 • M 1/2 Cadorna

19.00: Live. “The Feeling of Summer” multicultural music which ranges from Brazilian rhythms to North European free jazz, united by the force of improvisation. Paal Nilssen-Love’s Brazil Funk Impro involves the Brazilians Paulinho Bicolor, Felipe Zenicola, the protagonist of the Norwegian free jazz Frode Gjerstad and the Dutch Terry Ex, guitarist of the punk rock group The Ex. Following, Romperayo Sound System, a Colombian band conducted by Pedro Ojeda, mixes traditional rhythms with modern electronics. Ending, Errorsmith, important German musician since the 90s, playing different dance genres, with new rhythms and sound forms. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

From 19.00 until 24.00: Outdoors buffet and music. Booking at (Jo): 393.573.9505, Mario : 335.5292960, Barbara:335.6607139, Carlo (Carlito): 339.3491628. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

21.00: Live. “Rebirth” by Wrongonyou with Gianmarco Ricasoli, guitar; Graziano Sessa, bass; Flavio Zampa, drums; special guest Dardust. From €15. www.mailticket.it. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Thursday

12th

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

18.00: Korean art inauguration. “Korean Wonderkammer” group exhibition of Min-hwa art focusing on actual traditional Korean style folk painting but performed following the principles and dictates of the seventeenth century. Admission free. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli.

21.00: Outdoors American and Brazilian music. After a welcome toast, music by Heitor Villa Lobos, Elliot Carter, Michael Torke, Silvester Revueltas; performed by Ensemble del Conservatorio, conducted by Diego Ceretta. Following Brazilian songs, performed by Lica Cecato and the Jazz Ensemble del Conservatorio. Admission free. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Live jazz. Music by Gershwin and Ellington, performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Luca Buratto, piano; conducted by José Antonio Montaño. €15, www.ticketone.it. Castello Sforzesco, Cortile delle Armi, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

21.30: Live. Opening act Leandro and Margherito. Following Bianco. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.30: Film in German with Italian subtitles. “The Neon Demon.” €6. BASE Milano, Via Bergognone 34 • M2 Garibaldi. TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cipOTUO0CmU

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Friday

13th

From 22.00 to 03.00: Live music happening. €1. BASE Milano, Via Bergognone 34 • M2 Garibaldi

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Saturday

14th

09.00–14.00: Farmers street market by Lombard producers. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

From 14.00 until 19.00: Gardening lessons in Italian for children and adults. The spontaneous flora of the Milanese territory; Summer sowing of cereals; The discovery of the fauna and flora of the Milan area, and more … Admission free. Museo Botanico Aurelia Josz, Via Rodolfo Margaria 1 • M3 Dergano/Maciachini

21.00: Live. Opening act by 80s Never Die . 22.00: Live. Donatella Rettore. €10 www.mailticket.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.30: Baroque and tangos music. Music by Vivaldi, “The Four Seasons”; Piazzolla “Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas”: performed by Ensemble laBarocca and Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Gianfranco Ricci, baroque violin; Luca Santaniello, violin; conducted by Rube Jais. €15. Castello Sforzesco, Cortile delle Armi • M1 Cairoli

21.30: Live. The songwriter Lene accompanied by Renato Caruso, guitar. Admission free. Ronchi 78, Via San Maurilio 7• M1 Cordusio, M1/M3 Duomo

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Sunday

15th

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. Joey Burns and John Convertino alias Calexico. €22/25. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

17.00: Live jazz. 19.00: Live. Psychophono & dj Mao. €1. BASE Milano, Via Bergognone 34 • M2 Garibaldi

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Monday

16th

21.00: Live. Supersonic Blues Machine. €29. www.ticketone.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.00: Live. Duets, romances, arias, from “L’elisir d’amore” by Gaetano Donizetti. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Tuesday

17th

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. Barcelona Gipsy Balkan Orchestra. €10/15. www.mailticket.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

20.00: Brazilian film festival opening. Agenda Brasil inauguration toast. 21.00: “Como Nossos Pais”, by Lais Bodanzky, with Italian subtitles. Starring: M. Ribeiro, C. Abujamra, P. Vilhena, J. Mautner. €5/7. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

21.30: Live. Sananda Maitreya performs “Terence Trent D’Arby”. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Wednesday

18th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

From 17.30: Films in Brazilian with Italian subtitles. “Karingana – Licença Para Contar”, by Monica Monteiro, with the participation of the pop singer Maria Bethânia. Starring: Maria Bethânia, José Eduardo Agualusa, Mia Couto. 19.00: “Legalize Já”, byJohnny Araújo and Gustavo Bonafé. Starring: Góes, Í. Silva, E. Alterio, R. Mandelli, S. Nercessian, M. Provenzzano. 21.15: “Pela Janela”, by Caroline Leone. Starring: Magali Biff, Cacá Amaral. €5/7. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Live. Opening act opening set by Willie Peyote and Frank Sativa. Following Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals. €42. www.vivaticket.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.30: Live. Bilal. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Thursday

19th

From 17.00: Films in Brazilian with Italian subtitles. “Nunca me Sonharam”, by Cacau Rhoden. Starring: C. Dunker, R. J. Ribeiro, R. P. de Barros, M. Duarte. 19.00: “Deserto”, by Guilherme Weber. Starring: Lima Duarte, Cida Moreira, Everaldo Pontes, Márcio Rosário, Fernando Teixeira, Magali Biff, Pietra Pan, Claudinho Castro. 21.15: “Todo Clichê do Amor”, by Rafael Primot. Starring: Maria Luisa Mendonça, Débora Falabella, Marjorie Estiano, Gilda Nomacce, Eucir de Souza, Clarissa Kriste, João Baldasserini, Júlio Silvério, Otávio Pacheco. €5/7. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “L’Eco del Classico” an extraordinary corpus of over 150 artifacts recently found in the Valley of the Temples in Sicily near Agrigento, flanked by pieces from the Pietro Griffo Museum in Agrigento and the collections of the Agrigento Cultural Heritage Office, accompanied by the collection of ancient art by Francesco Messina preserved by the Milanese Archaeological Superintendence in dialogue with the classical works of the Sicilian sculptor. Admission free. Studio Museo Francesco Messina, Via San Sisto 4/a • M1/3 Duomo

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. Pop South Italian music by the Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

19.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “La Miserabile”  Diego Marcon’s first personal exhibition inside the Triennale di Milano “Impluvium”, transformed  in a silent and perturbing room. He represents a bedside on which a female figure rests, sick. Around, dozens of characters watch over his body, busy in small and enigmatic actions. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

21.30: Live jazz, blues. The New York Ska Jazz Ensemble. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Outdoors live music. After a welcome toast, a tribute to Milano. “Il tè delle tre” by G: Negri, one act farce, performed by Viviana Nebuloni and Maria Giuditta Guglielmi, soprano; Angela Alessandra Notarnicola, mezzosoprano;  Filippo Quarti, basso; conducted by Carlo Emilio Tortarolo, piano. Following pop songs about Milano, performed by Ensemble del Conservatorio. Admission free. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Friday

20th 

From 17.30: 4 Short films in Brazilian/Portuguese (Lusophony) with Italian subtitles. “A Gis”, by Thiago Carvalhaes; “Carga” by Luis Campos; “Mina Kià” by Katya Aragao; “Hospital de Memoria” by Pedro Paula de Andrade. 19.00 Films in Brazilian with Italian subtitles: “Açúcar”, by Renata Pinheiro and Sérgio Oliveira. Starring: Maeve Jinkings, Magali Biff, Dandara de Morais, Zé Maria. 21.15: “Praça Paris”, by Lucia Murat. Starring: Joana de Verona, Grace Passô, Alex Brasil, Babu Santana, Digão Ribeiro, Marco Antonio Caponi. €5/7. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Live. Bandabardò. €12. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.00: Live R&B, rockabilly, country. Albert Lee, guitar. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Saturday

21st

From 17.30: Documentary in Brazilian with Italian subtitles. “A Vida Extra-ordinariária de Tarso de Castro”, by Leo Garcia and Zeca Brito. Starring: Sérgio Cabral, Xico Sá, Ziraldo, CaetanoVeloso, Chico Buarque, Zuenir Ventura. 19.00 Films in Brazilian with Italian subtitles: “Berenice Procura ”, by Allan Fiterman. Starring: Claudia Abreu, Eduardo Moscovis, Valentina Sampaio, Vera Holtz. 21.15: “Antes Que Eu Me Esqueça”, by Thiago Arakilian. Starring: José de Abreu, Danton Mello, Guta Stresser, Mariana Lima, Augusto Madeira, Letícia Isnard, Eucir. €5/7. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

20.00: Live. A multi-sensorial performance by Giorgia Angiuli, composer and multi-instrumentalist, converted to electronics, combining sounds, images and even smells. On the stage, the resident DJs of the Milanese collective DJLMP – Bugsy – Dirty Channels. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Francesco De Gregori, with Guido Guglielminetti, double bass; Paolo Giovenchi, guitar; Alessandro Valle, pedal steel guitar; Carlo Gaudiello, piano. €30, www.ticketone.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Sunday

22nd

From 15.00: 2 Documentaries in Brasilian with Italian subtitles. “Cidades Fantasmas ”, by Tyrell Spencer. 17.00: “Eu, Meu Pai e Os Cariocas – 70 anos de Música no Brasil ”, by Lúcia Veríssimo. Starring: CaetanoVeloso, Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil, Paulo Jobim, Dori Caymmi, Maria Bethânia, Chico Buarque, Djavan, Milton Nascimento. 19.00 Films in Brazilian with Italian subtitles: “A Luta Do Século”, by Sérgio Machado. Starring: Reginaldo Holyfield, Luciano Todo Duro. 21.15: “Bingo, o rei das manhãs ”, by Daniel Rezende. Starring: Vladimir Brichta, Leandra Leal, Tainá Muller. €5/7. Spazio Oberdan, Piazza Oberdan corner Viale Vittorio Veneto • M1 Porta Venezia

21.30: Live. Murubutu, following Claver Gold. €13, www.mailticket.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Monday

23rd

19.00: Brazilian literature. Poems and texts read by Roberto Francavilla, professor of Portuguese and Brazilian literature at the University of Genoa. PAC, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Villa Reale, Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.00: Live. Music and Burkina Faso traditional dance, with Dafra Keita special guest. 22:00: Fatoumata Diawara. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.30: Live jazz, funk, soul, hiphop, R&B, rock&roll. The Huntertones. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Tuesday

24th

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.00: Live. The Niro, multi-instrumental singer-songwriter. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.30: Live jazz-funk. The Naughty Professors. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Wednesday

25th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. A Toys Orchestra. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

19.30–20.30: Samba No Pé. Samba lesson by the teacher Toni Julio. Admission free, booking requested at info@vagaluna.it. Re-Cicli, Corso Manusardi 3

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Thursday

26th

19.00: Capoeira. After a visit to the exhibition “Brasile. Il Coltello nella Carne”, Michel Molina, master of Capoeira, explains philosophy, practice and theory of this historical discipline. PAC, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Villa Reale, Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live recital. The Nobraino songs, performed by Lorenzo Kruger, piano. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

19.30: Brazilian music and aperitif. From 20.30 a tribute to Elis Regina, performed by Luiz Meira, guitar; Patrizia di Malta, voice. €15. Joy Milano, Via Valvassori Peroni 56 • M2 Lambrate

21.00: Live pop, rock. Joan Wasser alias Joan as Police Woman. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Friday

27th

21.00: Live. Music by Holst, Galante, Reinke and de Haan; performed by the Civica Orchestra di Fiati di Milano and Banda de I Martinitt; conducted by Michele Fioroni. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

21.30: Live. Sud Sound System Official & Bag a Riddim Band. €10. www.ticketone.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

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Saturday

28th

19.00: Agenda Brasil finissage. Aperitif and music. €10. Bar Canonica, Via Cesariano 9 • M1/2 Cadorna + bus 61

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live. Balkan evening by Nema Problema Orkestar, with sepecial guest Fakhraddin Gafarov. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.00: Ballet. “Romeo and Juliet” by Tchaikovsky; performed by the Balletto di Milano. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Sunday

29th

09.00-19.00: Street market. Antiques market with furniture, watches, china, silverware, jewelry, dolls, games, collectibles, books, glasses, radio, bronzes, glasses, comics and prints; restaurants, activities for children. Alzaia Naviglio Grande (from Viale Gorizia to Via Valenza ) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9

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Monday

30th

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 22.30: Live. Dead Man’s Blues Fuckers. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.00: Ballet. “Gran Galà” performed by the best students of the Milanese Dance Academy. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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Tuesday

31st

19.00: Bar and restaurant. 21.30: Live recital. Giorgio Ciccarelli, guitarist, singer, author and composer. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk

21.30: Live. “Through the Secret Life of Plants by Stevie Wonder” performed by Area M Orchestra, conducted by Pino Iodice. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco • M1 Cairoli

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