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FILM

Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson''s return to directing is a World War II epic about a heroic conscientious objector.

Hidden Figures

Theodore Melfi's movie about black women at NASA in the early 1960s is driven by Taraji P. Henson.

BOOKS

War and Turpentine

A Flemish-Belgian writer "reinvents" his grandfather to brilliant and dramatic effect.

How to Set a Fire and Why

Jesse Ball's study of teen alienation, while persuasive, heads for and reaches a dead end.

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"Time Is Out of Joint" in Rome.

Exhibit: Time is Out of Joint

Rome Works by Giacomo Balla, Gustav Klimt, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Giacometti a Cristina Lucas, Adrian Paci, Sophie Ristelhueber, among others The standing exhibit attempts to use works from across the historical spectrum to illustrate themes and ideas. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Tue.-Sat.; Sunday 2 p.m.-7:30. Closed Monday. GNAM: Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Viale delle Belle Arti 131.
April 15, 2018
Tickets: €12
GNAM: Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - tel. 06.322.982.21 Map
Dining in Rome
Ara Pacis over the years.

Exhibit: Ara Pacis As It Was

Rome A multimedia look at the Ara Pacis monument as it has evolved over the decades, including its massive remodeling a decade ago. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.daily. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Museo dell'Ara Pacis, Lungotevere in Augusta (corner of Via Tomacelli). Rome.
Through Oct. 30, 2017
Tickets: €10.50 (with admission to Ara Pacis)
Museo dell'Ara Pacis - tel. 06.0608 Map
Dining in Rome
Impressionist works, including Renoir, in Treviso.

Exhibit: Impressionism, A History

Treviso In all, 140 works on loan from several European museums. Paintings by Monet\t, Renoir, Cézanne, Van Gogh and Gaugin, among others, help demonstrate the evolution of the Impressionist movement. Hours: Mon.-Thur. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sun. 9-7. Entry fee covers other exhibits in museum. Museo di Santa Caterina. Piazzetta Mario Botter, 1. Treviso.
Oct. 29-April 17
Tickets: €14
Museo di Santa Caterina - tel. +39.0422.658442 Map
Dining in Treviso
Tancredi Parmeggiani in Venice.

Exhibit: My Weapon against the Atom Bomb is a Blade of Grass Tancredi. A Retrospective

Venice Works by Italian abstract artist and "spatialist" Tancredi Parmeggiani (1926-1964), the only artist after Jackson Pollock to be put under contract by Peggy Guggenheim. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Tuesday and Christmas Day. Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Dorsoduro 701. Venice, Italy.
Nov. 12-March 15
Tickets: €15
Peggy Guggenheim Collection - tel. 041.2405.411 Map
Dining in Venice
Art Déco in Forlí.

Exhibit: Art Déco, Italian-style

Forlě The exhibit covers the "roaring years" of Italian Art Déco. from the late 19th-century through the outbreak of World War II.The focus, however, is very much on the 1920s. Hours: Tue.-Fri. 9.30 a.m.–1 p.m.; 3 p.m.-5.30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun, 10-6. Closed Monday.Musei San Domenico, Piazza Guido da Montefeltro, 12. Forlě.
Feb. 11-June 18, 2017
Tickets: €11
Musei San Domenico - tel. 0543.191.2030 Map
Dining in Forlě
Detail from Rembrandt's "Woman in Bed," in Traveis.

Exhibit: The Female From - Tiziano, Rubens. Rembrandt

Treviso Three masterpieces, one each by Tiziano, Rubens and Rembrandt, in an exhibit focused entirely on studying the portrayal of the female form. All three are on loan from the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh. Hours: Mon.-Thur. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sun. 9-7. Entry fee covers other exhibits in museum. Museo di Santa Caterina. Piazzetta Mario Botter, 1. Treviso.
Oct. 29-April 17
Tickets: €14
Museo di Santa Caterina - tel. +39.0422.658442 Map
Dining in Treviso
Depeche Mode in Rome, Milan, Bologna

Rock: Depeche Mode (Rome, Milan, Bologna)

Milan Depeche Mode play Milan's San Siro soccer stadium. One show only, June 27 at 9 p.m. The band also play Rome (June 25) and Bologna (June 29). See Ticketone site for details. Giuseppe Meazza Stadium. Piazzale Angelo Moratti. Milan.
June 27, 9 p.m.
Tickets: €46 and up
Stadio San Siro - tel. 892.101 (call center) Map
Dining in Milan
Robert J. Wilson, "The head of Saint John the Baptist." 2013.

Exhibit: 56 i Video Portraits, Robert Wilson

Varese Videos by avant-garde American visual artist and playwright Robert J. Wilson on display in this verdant northern villa. Over the last decade, Wilson has produced dozens of high-definition videos known as the Voom Portraits, many of which will be shown in this exhibit. Subjects include Lady Gaga, Robert Downey Jr., Roberto Bolle, Marianne Faithfull and Chinese author Gao XingJian. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Villa e Collezione Panza Piazza Litta, 1. Varese.
Nov. 4-Oct. 15, 2017
Tickets: €7
Villa Panza - tel. +39.0332 283960 Map
Dining in Varese
Day and Boarding International High School in the Heart of Rome

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