What's On This Weekend: 26 - 29 July 2012

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Thu Jul 26 16:16:41 CEST 2012

*WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKEND 26 - 29 July 2012*

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  Winckelmann and the Art of ancient Egypt (Winckelmann e l'arte presso
  gli egizi), Civico Museo di Storia ed Arte - Orto Lapidario, Piazza
  della Cattedrale 1 (next to the Castle of San Giusto). It is one of
  the best collections in Italy after those in Turin, Florence, Bologna
  and Milan. It has over 1000 findings. Ongoing until 15/11. Open
  Tuesday - Sunday, from 10.00 to 19.00. For info: 040 360068 or

At *Café' Stella Polare* (in via Dante 14): Painting exhibition by 
Triestine artist *Furio Bomben *with works dedicated to typical 
Triestine panoramas (the karst, the gulf, houses, alleys). His unique 
technique is a mixture of pencil, Indian ink and tempera colours. 
Ongoing until 3/9 **

At *Hotel Vis-a'-Vis*, Piazza dello Squero Vecchio, 4 (next to Piazza 
Unità) Photography exhibit by *Massimo Goina, 'Glances on Jazz' *(Gli 
sguardi sul Jazz). Ongoing until 4/8: from Monday to Friday 9.00 - 
17.00; Saturday 9.00 - 15.00. For more info: http://triestelovesjazz.com

Visit *Magazzino 26*: Exhibit on *Nereo Rocco. La leggenda del Paron* 
(Nereo Rocco. The legend of the boss). This is all about Trieste's great 
soccer player Nereo Rocco (1912-1979), who became a national soccer star 
and later on, a skilled coach. On display pictures, documents, personal 
belongings and photos of the people he met during his career, another 
side of the history of Italy. The exhibit is on until 31st July.


*Art&Cinema *within the* "Revoltella Estate" *activities.* *Every 
Thursday until 30/8. *Tonight 26/7 at 20.30*: "Cave of Forgotten dreams" 
(by Werner Herzog)* *in original language, Italian subtitles, at the 
Revoltella Museum's Auditorium (Via Armando Diaz, 27). Ticket: full 
price Euro 6,50; reduced Euro 4,50. For more info: 
www.museorevoltella.it <http://www.museorevoltella.it>

*I Fiori di Hollywood (The flowers of Hollywood): Cinema festival *at 
the "Franco e Franca Basaglia Theatre (Via Weiss, 13 - Park of San 
Giovanni),* *organized by University of Trieste, IPSIA "L. Galvani of 
Trieste, Agricola Monte San Pantaleone with the support of the Province 
of Trieste. *On Friday, 27/7 at 21.30*: Documentary "Jean-Michel 
Basquiat -- The Radiant Child" by Tamra Davis in the Cecchelin Foyer 
*On* *Saturday 28/7 at 21.00:* Mrs. Miniver, 1942 by William Wyler, 
six-time Oscar winner. Admission: free of charge*. *Take bus 6 to the 
last stop, Piazzale Gioberti and then take bus 12 from there to OPP.

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*"Lights and Sounds" at 21.30 *in *Piazza Venezia* (two minutes walk 
from Piazza Unita'): The Imperial dream of Maximilian of Habsburg, from 
Miramare to Mexico, a new version of the show on the Miramare Castle 
with illustrations, music and sound effects, will tell the sad and 
unfortunate story of Maximilian of Habsburg, Archduke of Austria and 
Emperor of Mexico and his wife, Carlotta from Belgium. Now showing every 
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening until 18/8. The show is free of 
charge. Info: www.airsac.it

*Sagra de la Sardela (The Sardine feast) *at the sports field in* *Via 
delle Campanelle 300, Trieste*. *Open from Thursdays to Sundays in the 
evenings with music, entertainment, food and wine events, fried sardines 
and pizzas. Return by car or taxi as the last bus back (bus 33 from 
Largo Barriera downtown is at 21.00). For info: 393 3365811


The Friuli Venezia Giulia* TOURIST POINT *at the corner of Piazza Unità 
organizes* guided walking tours (in Italian and English) every day at 
10:30*. On _Saturday 28/7_, _there is an additional tour at 16.30_ on 
Trieste's literarary route, that lasts 2 hours and costs euro 5/head. 
There is also the possibility of visiting the city by yourself with an 
audio-guide that you may rent there. Open every day from 9.00 - 19.00. 
Language service: Italian, English, German or French. For more info call 
the FVG Tourist Info Point in via dell'Orologio nr.1 on the corner of 
Piazza Unità. Tel: 040 3478312 or check: http://www.turismofvg.it


*The Baron and the Archduke. Overseas dreams at the Revoltella Museum. 
**Opens: 26/7 at 21.00. Replicas in July: *27/7 & 28/7 at 21.00, 29/7 at 
19.30 & 21.00. Replicas in August: 10/8 & 11/8 at 19.30 e 21.00, 12/8 at 
21.00; 17-18-19/8 at 19.30 & 21.00. /Following the big success of the 
previous show "A coffee with the Baron", this is a new story with new 
characters (Maximilian of Austria and Empress Sissi, coming back to 
Trieste from the Isle of Madera) in a new show with actors dressed in 
costumes of the time who show you through the rooms of this lovely 
palace./ Ticket 10 Euro. Max 35 spectators/show. Book beforehand: 


*Botanical Gardens in via Marchesetti, 2 - Trieste*

During the weekends of July and August: A guided paleontological tour at 
the botanical gardens in Via Marchesetti 2, from 10:00 to 12:00. Observe 
the oldest Karst rocks and fossils (approx. 125 millions years ago, down 
to "only" 40 millions years) and "Antonio", the famous dinosaur 
(Tethyshadros insularis) whose entire original fossil skeleton is 
preserved and visible at the Civic Museum of Natural History in Trieste 
(Via Tominz, 4). Take bus 25 from Piazza della Borsa downtown. For info: 
040 360 068.

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*FLEA Market every Friday* down in *Sistiana Bay*, in the Caravella Park 
from 18:00 - 23:00. You can get to Sistiana with the airport bus 51 or 
take bus 44 from Piazza Oberdan and walk down to the bay here there are 
several food and drink stalls, music and summer fun. **

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*CANTERA SOCIAL CLUB *(Sistiana Bay) The most fashionable discotheque of 
the Adriatic Riviera. _Every Friday_*: Italian Friday. *All the greatest 
hits of Italian pop music & dance version remixes of the 
eighties/nighties. Starts at 23.00. _Every Saturday_: The Grand finale 
of the week, with the most popular hits. From 23.00 -- to 04.00 (Reduced 
tks before 24.00:  10 euro -- Afterwards Ticket/males: 15 euro -- 
Ticket/females: 12 euro). For info: www.cantera.it

Transportation: It is best to take a taxi upon request.

By bus nr. 51 (ticket euro 2,90) during the weekends and the last bus 
back to the campus is at 00:21.

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