JAZZ A RITMO "DO BRASIL" AT THE APOLLO CLUB IN MILAN – The Brazilian trio Azymuth is expected for Tuesday 5 November at the Apollo Club in Milan for an unmissable live. When you say Azymuth in Italy, the thought immediately goes to Jazz Carnival, their absolute masterpiece: a mixture of Brazilian jazz, funky and boogie disco which was also the TV theme for Mixer, a topical political television program broadcast for 20 years on Rai2.
But the Azymuths are much more. A Brazilian jazz trio born in the '70s and composed by Ivan Conti on percussion, Alex Malheiros bass and Josè Roberto Bertami on the keyboard between Brazilians, who have rhythm in their blood and who know how to mix bossanova with funk, jazz and disco music. After recording several soundtracks, they start performing on the stages of various festivals, including the Montreaux Jazz Festival. In 1979 they released "Jazz Carnival" from the album "Light As Feather" which immediately entered the top ten albums in Britain. The next album "Telecommunication" remains in the British and American charts for a good 12 weeks. The trio, which redefined a musical genre, combines jazz, funky, fusion and bossa for a sound that they themselves have called "Samba Doido" (Folle samba).

THE MUSICAL BOX BRING THE GENESIS TO THE SCENE AS YOU NEVER SEEN THEM – The Musical Box, the most important and acclaimed worldwide Genesis tribute band, arrives in Italy with a new and unreleased show featuring the music of their historical albums: "Trespass", "Nursery Cryme", "Foxtrot", "Selling England By The Pound "," A Trick Of The Tail "," Wind & Wuthering "and" And Then They Were Tree ". Here are the dates: November 14 – BOLOGNA, Europe Auditorium; November 15 – MILAN, Teatro del Verme; November 17 – GENOA, Teatro Politeama; 19 November – ANCONA, Teatro Le Muse; November 18 – ROME, Brancaccio Theater; November 20 – UDINE, Teatro Nuovo. Italian tour info: Tickets on sale on

"THE SHARK" OF AVA, FOR A FEMININE REVOLUTION – "Lo squalo", the debut album by the Roman singer and producer AvA, was released, in which the artist presents herself, her character and the manifesto of her own thought. The shark is the guiding animal as well as the concept brand of the AvA character who, in the form of a woman-shark in fact, sings of a feminine revolution without half measures that does not pass for gender equality but that points directly to the apex of the food chain and therefore, the era of musical matriarchy fears. AvA is the first artist in Italy to propose the moombahton sung in Italian, where rap blends with pop and trap with latin wave and afro beat.

"COLLECTING ART", THE GUIDE TO BECOME ART COLLECTORS – "Collecting Art – NOT artistic guide for collectors and enthusiasts" is on sale, edited by Loconte & Partners, for art lovers who have or want to start a collection. The Wealth Management team of the Firm, with this guide, aims to accompany the reader through the complex and fascinating world of the art market. Whether you look to this universe for pure artistic and cultural passion, whether your gaze is turned to economic returns in terms of investment, behind every purchase, sale, exhibition, there are innumerable and complex legal and fiscal aspects, which you have the need to know in order to operate in a correct and prudent way, also evaluating the implications in the matter of inheritance law, which interest collectors called upon to face the delicate moment of generational change and who present themselves at this time particularly favorable in terms of taxation. The work, trying to satisfy these needs and curiosities, therefore engages itself precisely in the illustration, exhaustive but at the same time agile, of these aspects, and it is also enriched by the contribution of authoritative professionals of the art market, such as Alberto Fiz, Marco Fregonese , Sharon Hecker and Clarice Pecori Girardi, who starting from anecdotes of experiences lived directly offer insights on the direction that the art market is taking. To further enrich the guide, a brilliant preface signed by Francesco Micheli.

THE SMOKE DEBUT – "What are you going to do" is the debut single of FUME 'available on Spotify and all the main streaming platforms for Artist First. The song deals with the end of a love and the non-complete acceptance that follows the break, and speaks of an experience lived in first person, told viscerally, between intense emotionality and a melancholic sound.

DONIDA AWARD, THE FINAL – The 10th edition of the Donida Prize reaches the final: 15 singers will be competing for the victory on October 30th at the Memo Restaurant in Via Monte Ortigara 30 in Milan. The 15 finalists in the competition are: Florinda Venturella, Dandy Pop, Grimaldi, September, Giovi & Massimo Francescon, Diorha, Angelo Cicchetti, Alessandro Balestri, Alex Mattiello, Bif, Giulja, Vanessa Semprini, Carmelo Piraino, Eleonora Spinelli, Erica Salvetti. The boys will perform accompanied by the official band of the Premio Donida. The evening will be presented by Francesco Mogol. Guest of the evening the very good Einar.

"TU E D'IO", DANCES BACK FOR A SINGLE WITH J-AX AND NINA ZILLI – A few weeks after the release of "Mettere a Posto", his first single for Time Records, Danti returns with a new song, "Tu e d'Io", featuring Nina Zilli and J-Ax, from 25 October in radio programming . But there is a novelty: the rapper born with Two Fingerz and that in recent years has become one of the most appreciated Italian authors (he has signed pieces for Renga, Annalisa, J-Ax, Chiara Galiazzo and Rovazzi, among others) has decided to devote himself more and more to the artistic direction, further developing his authorial vocation and putting a little aside the interpretative one. The ideal forerunner of this new path, the hilarious video-cardboard with friends Rovazzi and Fiorello, "If you shut up, you look great", a self-deprecating gag of just under a minute and a thirty that anticipated its change on Danti's social networks. In the clip, the two artists stage the organization of a song inside a TV show, and they agree to explain to Danti that he should limit himself to being an author, stealing his microphone and making him shut up.

ARRIVES "DIO PERDONA I NO", ENZO DONG'S FIRST ALBUM – "God forgives me no", the first album of unpublished works by Enzo Dong, is released Friday, October 25th, in a physical and digital version. A long-awaited disc from the urban audience that marks a turning point in the path of the rapper who, from 2016 to today, has published a series of hits but now gives life to a long work. "A record must arrive when you feel mature," says Enzo Dong. "I didn't feel ready before." The result of a year of work, the album was written mostly between Secondigliano and Scampia, the neighborhoods where Enzo was born and raised, particularly on the street, a source of continuous inspiration for the rapper. But not only that, the album also takes shape from various personal life experiences, such as the stay in Santo Domingo, where his father works, and the constant trips to Milan in the last period to refine the record. Many prestigious collaborations: Fabri Fibra, Dark Polo Gang, Tedua, Fedez, Gemitaiz and Drefgold. Among the producers, there are also some of the top names on the contemporary scene: Andry The Hitmaker, Dat Boi Dee, Madreal, Legend, Chris Nolan, Luna, Slembeatz, Kid Caesar, Daves The Kid and Junior K.

SIGNS NEW GENERATIONS FESTIVAL – "Segni New Generations Festival" returns to Mantua from 26 October to 3 November, a cultural and international event for theater, art and entertainment dedicated to children, teenagers, schools and families, now in its 14th edition, organized by the Segni di childhood association . Over 200 appointments including shows, workshops, meetings and focus with the artists and with the operators, as well as nine performances in the national premiere, many international artists from Denmark, Holland, Japan, Canada and especially France. Special guest of this edition is the pioneer of Italian rap Frankie hi-nrg mc. On the stage of the Teatro Bibiena he brings "Between book and theater: I do my thing", a monologue rhythmic in the form of reading, taken from his book, to learn about the history of hip hop and to deepen a way of communicating that expresses social battles and gives voice to entire generations. Complete program on the Early website

AVRIL LAVIGNE DOUBLES IN MILAN – Tickets for the date of March 16 have sold out a few minutes after being released and Live Nation Italia has decided to set a new Italian date for Avril Lavigne's tour. The Canadian artist will perform in fact with a new concert on March 15th 2020 at the Lorenzini District in Milan. Tickets for the new show will be available from 10 am on October 23rd on, and

MENGONI DEBUTS IN THE WORLD OF PODCAST WITH "IL RIFF DI MARCO MENGONI" – Marco Mengoni is the first Italian artist to have made a podcast. The title of the series that will debut on October 28th on all streaming and podcast platforms is "The riff by Marco Mengoni" Born from an idea of ​​Marco, who is also an author, it will be a chat with characters belonging to the most varied worlds. On a fortnightly basis, it will revolve around a recurring element in each person's lives, just as the riff returns and becomes the hallmark of a song. For the first episode of the series Marco wanted a special guest: it will be Mayor Beppe Sala who will talk about himself and talk about Milan, the city where Mengoni chose to live.

TORINO MOVEMENT MUSIC FESTIVAL – From Monday 28 October to Sunday 3 November, Movement Torino Music Festival returns with a week of events to celebrate the fourteenth edition with the protagonists of the world electronic music scene. It starts on Monday 28th with a day at the Politecnico di Torino where the "Politechno" student workshop will take place, a focus on the sustainability of a festival both from the point of view of economies and from the environmental point of view. Once again the Lingotto will host the main act which will be divided into several arenas on Thursday 31 October to host the numerous sets for a line-up featuring Dj Bone, Amelie Lens, the back-to-back meeting between Joseph Capriati and Jamie Jones, Anastasia Kristensen, Michael Bibi, Paswsa, ANOTR, Dennis Cruz, Eddy M. In the following days there will be the events that will complete the programming: Friday 1st November appointment at the Milk Club with the DJ Brina Knauss and the producer and vocalist Magit Cacoon. To close the week an evening at the Audiodrome Live Club, Saturday 2nd November until the lights of dawn on Sunday 3rd, with the king of techno Derrick May and the legendary producer of Detroit D-Wynn.

REY WOOL IN CONCERT AT THE VERONA ARENA – Lana Del Rey brings her "The Norman Fucking Rockwell!" Tour ”in Italy. The American diva will perform in concert in our country on June 9th at the Verona Arena. Tickets for the show will be available in exclusive preview for MyLiveNation subscribers starting from 11am on Wednesday 23 October 2019 on The general sale will start instead from 11 Thursday 24 on, and in all authorized sales points.

IN MILAN "GRAZIA" DEDICATES A DAY TO THE MEETING BETWEEN DIFFERENT GENERATIONS – "Grazia2, the first 100% Italian fashion brand in the world with over 20 international editions, opens the doors of Palazzo Serbelloni in the heart of Milan, for the great" Cross Generational Festival ". cinema and fashion together with the magazine's director Silvia Grilli will discuss topics such as the environment, social media, the future, cyber-bullying, well-being, sisterhood and meritocracy, including actresses Martina Colombari, Serena Rossi, Madalina Ghenea and Miriam Candurro, the presenter Aurora Ramazzotti, the presenter and writer Benedetta Parodi, the digital entrepreneur Francesco Facchinetti, the X Factor singer and judge Malika Ayane, the rapper Shade, the presenters Filippa Lagerback and Melissa Satta, the model Marica Pellegrinelli, chef Andrea Berton, journalist Cristina Parodi, Johanna Maggy teacher of pilates and health & life coach, singers Nina Zilli and Arisa, the web stars Elis to Maino, Rosalba and Ludovica Valli, are other personalities who will intervene during the talks scheduled from 10 to 20 at Palazzo Serbelloni. Cross Generational Festival is open to the public and to attend talks and debates is free. In the afternoon, Kikolle Lab games and workshops are planned for children in the afternoon. In addition, there is a Sapopa Body Consciousness lesson in the program, the discipline that teaches you to get in tune with your body and mind.

RKOMI RETURNS TO TOUR – Following the success of his latest album, Rkomi is ready to go live with the "Where the eyes do not come on tour", a new tour that from November 23rd will see him as protagonist throughout the winter in the most prestigious clubs of Italian peninsula. Among the first confirmed dates the winter leg of the new Rkomi tour will start on November 23rd from Nonantola (Mo) to continue November 30th in Florence, December 13th in Modugno (Ba), December 21st in Roncade (Tv), the 11 January in Venaria Reale (Turin), 17 January in Naples, 18 January in Rome and 25 January in Milan.

AT THE FOUNDATION PRADA THE FOURTH EDITION OF THE BENEFICIAL EVENING "A FLOWER FOR RESEARCH" – 136 guests and over 75 thousand euros collected from the charity dinner memberships and the proceeds from the online charity auction. These are the numbers of the charity event "A Flower for Research 2019", organized by the Bianca Garavaglia Association and hosted for the fourth consecutive year by the Prada Foundation in Milan. The initiative, in support of the project "New treatment therapies in pediatric oncology", represents another piece of the association's over thirty year commitment to promote scientific studies and medical care in the field of pediatric cancer and has promoted this year with the aim of financing some treatment plans dedicated to the small patients of the IRCCS Foundation – National Cancer Institute of Milan (the evening was attended by the President Marco Luigi Votta, the General Manager Stefano Manfredi, the Scientific Director Giovanni Apolone and the Dr. Maura Massimino, Head of the Complex Structure of Oncological Pediatrics) to combat some of the three most common pediatric cancer groups: tumors of the central nervous system, sarcomas of the soft parts and kidney tumors. Godmother of the evening was Virginia Raffaele, who played the role of auction beater with irreverent sympathy and irony.

MEETINGS OF AUTHOR FOR "ARTMEDIA CINEMA AND SCHOOL" – From October 17th to November 14th the meetings "ArtMedia Cinema and School – Personality Pictures Stories. Paths of cinema for students" are back, a project carried out within the framework of the National Cinema Plan for the school promoted by MIUR and MIBAC under the patronage of the Municipality of Rome Department of Cultural Growth, conceived and curated by Loredana Commonara. After the meetings with the director Daniele Lucchetti, Alessandro Borghi, Riccardo Milani and Paola Cortellesi, the path of the "ArtMedia – Cinema e Scuola" project now crosses those of three great names in Italian cinema. On October 17 at 8 pm it will be the turn of Monica Guerritore moderated by Mario Sesti (Auditorium Parco della Musica of Rome). On October 23rd at 18:15, it will be up to Luca Zingaretti. On November 14th at 10am the appointment is that Roberto Saviano and Claudio Giovannesi.

TIMOTHY MOORE PUBLIC "LOST AT SEA" – "Where Dreams Are Made" (OurTime / Believe) released the album of the Italian-English artist Timothy Moore anticipated by the ballad "Lost at Sea", adrift, which raises the not simple goal to repeat the success of the forerunner 5 in the morning. In the new work there is the undeniable instinct for the catchiness of the Gallagher brothers, the lascivious ambiguity of Brett Anderson, the sense of the scene by Jarvis Cocker, the versatility of Damon Albarn, and finally, the healthy ability of not taking too seriously about Gaz Coombes. Moore did not limit himself to recycling styles of an idealized past, he toured the world, made life and music experiences, he reworked the britpop, making it his own, updating it. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO

SECOND EDITION OF THE NARRATIVE LITERARY AWARD OF THE DEA PLANETA PUBLISHING HOUSE – After the success of the first edition, the call for participation in the second edition of the DeA Planeta Prize opens, expiring on February 29, 2020. Created in 2018, the DeA Planeta Prize is a literary fiction award in Italian by the publisher DeA Planeta Libri, a joint venture between the De Group and stands out in the panorama of Italian literary prizes for its strong international drive and the important economic value of the prize awarded to the winner, amounting to 150,000 euros. The winning work will be published in Italy by DeA Planeta in May 2020 and promoted with an intense tour of presentations on the national territory. Following the work, as happened this year with the novel by Simona Sparaco, "In the silence of our words", winner of the last edition, will be published in Spain and Latin America by publishers of the Planeta group and will be translated into English and French to be offered to international publishers of those markets. As in the previous edition of the Prize, there will be two evaluation phases of the submitted works: a reading committee will operate a first selection and will lead to five finalists, while a jury composed of five personalities from the publishing and cultural world will take care of the final selection . For this second edition they will be members of the jury: Pietro Boroli (president of De Agostini Editore), Claudio Giunta (teacher and writer), Rosaria Renna (radio and television presenter), Manuela Stefanelli (director Hoepli Library) and Simona Sparaco (winner of the first edition, now a member of the jury as set out in the competition announcement). The Prize may be attended by unpublished and not new writers written in Italian, in their own name or under a pseudonym, who must apply by 29 February 2020. The competition announcement is published in full on the site The Award will culminate with the final ceremony, which will be held on April 20, 2020 in Milan: an evening of literature and entertainment in which the winner of the second edition of the Plan DeA Prize will be announced.

DOUBLE VICTORY IN THE USA FOR MASSIMILIANO FINAZZER FLORY FILM – Double affirmation in the United States for the film by Massimiliano Finazzer Flory "Being Leonardo da Vinci – An impossible interview". Both versions, the feature-length and the short-film version, were the protagonists in Los Angeles, awarded as "Best Feature Film" at the Diamond Award Hollywood Film Competition 2019 and "Best Short Film" at the Diamond Awards L.A. Shorts Awards. The work co-produced with Rai Cinema will be on tour in the US from October 14 and the most awaited event is October 18th in Los Angeles at the prestigious UCLA.


La Scala Society between Lawyers and its Toogood Society, with the support of the association "Cento Amici del Libro" and of Campi 1898 – Typography in Monotype, launch the second edition of LaScalArt youth artist contest, an initiative aimed at promoting and enhancing young people artists, as well as to enhance the technique of wood engraving. A jury of artists, typographers, teachers and art lovers will award the LaScalArt prize to a young artist under 30 – currently enrolled or graduated from one of the state or private Fine Arts Academies recognized by MIUR – who has presented two of his works, an engraving and a woodcut, inspired by the analysis and research of "expressive languages". The young person must submit to the Jury a portfolio of images of at least 5 works, in addition to those in the competition. Among the novelties of this second edition are the xylography prize and the one "Cento Amici del Libro". The prize that will be awarded to the first prize consists in the creation of a personal exhibition at the La Scala exhibition spaces in Milan, in the printing of a dedicated catalog (edited by Campi 1898 – Typography in Monotype) and in the purchase of one of the works in exposure. In October 2019, in the Auditorium of La Scala, titled to Piero Calamandrei, 20 or more works of the young artist, of any kind (engravings, paintings, sculptures, etc.) will be exhibited.

THE ACADEMY OF THE SCALE IN NETWORK WITH "STAGE ON THE NET" – The Stage on the Net project promoted by the TIM Foundation and the Accademia Teatro alla Scala, which allows the dissemination of the Academy's cultural and educational offer through digital communication and interaction tools capable of generating an ever wider network of young people, is launched. in Italy and abroad. Thanks to TIM Foundation, the Scala Academy will be equipped with innovative technologies that will allow it to renew its working methodology and to extend the opportunities for contact with people interested in its educational proposal. During its development, the project will make available on and on presentation videos of the courses; live streaming of the many artistic events (concerts, dance performances, events) that characterize the educational program; listening guides, testimonials of excellence and freely accessible seminars, thus creating a web community of an increasingly wider audience. It will also be possible to share some lessons held by internationally renowned professors, with an appropriate differentiation in the access mode depending on whether the students of the Academy or the external public benefit from it, while the former students will be able to keep up to date thanks to masterclasses, always managed online. Through Stage on the Net the Academy will also be able to experiment remote selection paths for candidates who live far from Milan or abroad and who otherwise would not even try the admission test.

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