Cinema in Rome

Cine Detour , Via Urbana, 107 French Cinema. Inside the French istitute, they have a super good selection. In French with italian subtitles. 5 euros. Largo Toniolo, 22 Cinema delle Provincie Goethe Institut This is the german Institut in Rome.They often do projections of very nice movies (in german with english or italian subtitles), and generally for free.

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Art in Rome

MAAM (Museum of the Other and of the Elsewhere). This was a former salami factory occupied by homeless immigrants and now hosts one of Rome’s most important contemporary art spaces, with installations and paintings by more that 300 artists from around the world. Open on Saturday, FREE entrance but a donation is welcome. Via Prenestina, 913 Villa Medici (the French Academy)is one of Rome’s most beautiful nobile villas, right above piazza del Popolo. Every Thursday it host an art exposition. Have a look here for the program. FREE entrance. Viale della Trinitá de Monti, 1 CRAAK! (festival of drawn and …

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live music in Rome

Baffo della Gioconda is little and warm place for latin music in the zone of san lorenzo.  I suggest the sunday samba night! The annual entry card costs 1 euro.  Via degli AUrunci, 40 Zazie nel metró very nice and alternative, in the zone of Pigneto. Via Ettore Giovenale, 16 B-folk little and supernice association in the zone of Centocelle. the annual card (tessera ENAL costs 5 euros but you can use it also for the cine Detour) , via dei Faggi, 129a Alcazar Live Jazz and Funky in Trastevere, via Cardinale Merry del Val, 14 Big Mama the historical place for blues in Rome. …

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Libraries in Rome

All around Rome there are public libraries where you can study or borrow books, movies and music for free. Open the MAP to discover where they are or search here a specific book on there database. I’ve also just discovered a very alternative and indipendent library in the zone of Centocelle, called BAM (Biblioteca abusiva Metropolitana, which is something like: Metropolitan Unlawful Library). Here you can navigate on internet, play chess, or borrow a book for free. The place is definitely unconventional, also a bit dusty and with a lovely cat around.  BAM on facebook. The address is: Via dei …

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Multi-ethnic food in Rome

This is a selection of places where to eat multi-ethnic food in Rome. If you want to suggest others don’t hesitate to write me! MOROCCO Atlas – Fast food in the Zone of Centocelle (near MetroC Mirti). Soup of the day, gree tea, handmade bread and meat cooked in the typical tajine. Via degli Aceri 104, Centocelle INDIA / BANGLADESH Banglar Shaad Good and aboundant indian food In the zone of Torpignattara. Via della Maranella 36 Indian Fast Food next to Piazza Vittorio. The food is good, even if the people are a bit unfrendly. Via Mamiani, 11 ETHIOPIA / ERITREA Associazione …

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