On Saturday, November 10th, in the streets of the historic center of Pisa from 17, the night shows in Notte in Blu, an appointment that is renewed for the ninth consecutive year, with new energy and the same goal of the origins: approaching the public and traders, in a big city party with quality entertainment. An event that demonstrates, once again, the ability to involve associations, institutions and institutions to create virtuous synergies, in the name of culture, music and art in all its forms.
La Notte in Blu is an event of Confesercenti Toscana Nord and Pisa Viva, in collaboration with the Municipality of Pisa Chamber of Commerce of Pisa, Tuscany Region, with the contribution of Ford BluBay Spa, Banca Popolare di Lajatico and Agenzia ABC s.r.l.
To intensify the link of the event with the merchants of the historic center, this year the Blue Night launches a new initiative: all those who will make a minimum purchase of 10 € in one of the participating shops on Saturday 10 November, can request one of the 50 open tickets available (valid until February 17, 2019) for the exhibition MAGRITTE to DUCHAMP 1929: The Great Surrealism from the Center Pompidou to Palazzo Blu (reservation at 050 888063 hours 9-13) or one of the 100 entries (valid until November 25 , Mon-Sun 10-15.30) for the Walls of Pisa (go with a receipt at the ticket office of Torre Santa Maria). The initiative is organized with the collaboration of Mondo Exhibitions and ATI Mura di Pisa.
Ribbon cutting at 18 on Ponte di Mezzo, accompanied by the Archimossi ensemble, the first traveling orchestra of amplified strings, with violas and violins, and the ethereal and multiform hybrid figures, played by the artists of Antitesi Circo, who will give an inspired touring performance to the works of Luigi Serafini, an Italian artist, architect and designer.
The Archimossi will also be at 19.15 in Borgo Largo and at 21.30 in Corso Italia, while the acrobats of Antitesi Circo, with the show Codex Naturae, will be at 18.30 in Borgo Largo and at 21 in Corso Italy.
From Piazza Vittorio Emanuele to Via Oberdan, the central axis will be the setting for elegant en plein air lounges, which will make the atmosphere elegantly retro.
Twenty shows with excellent artists such as Tommaso Novi, who will perform at 9.30 pm in Largo Ciro Menotti and the Duo Giuncaico with Francesco Ceri and Lapo Marliani, who will bring smiles and good humor at 18.30 and 22.30 at Largo Ciro Menotti with guitar and mandolin.
It will be impossible not to dance on the enthralling notes of Borrkia Rock and Roll Man, with Stefano "Borrkia" Toncelli, at 18.45 in Corso Italia and at 9.15 pm in Borgo Largo.
The Coffe District, in acoustic version, will bring their mix of reggae and electronics, at 18.30 and at 21.30 in Corso Italia.
The magic of the soap bubbles of the magician D'artagnan, aka Stefano Righi, holder of the Guinness World Records for his caterpillar of 40 bubbles, the longest certified soap chain in the world, will amaze adults and children in Corso Italia at 5.30 pm at 7.15pm.
Alice Macchi, gymnast and multifaceted artist, with her character Maki will melt dance and acrobatics, mixing vertical and contortions in a search for the movement of the body in space, at 6pm and 9pm in Corso Italia.
The trumpeter Mattia Salvadori, with his duo, will be at 18 in Borgo Largo and at 19 in Largo Ciro Menotti. Fausto Barile will bring the traveling show Gran Teatro inside at 6.15pm and at 7pm in Largo Ciro Menotti, at 6.30pm in Borgo Largo.
Like every year, several museums in the city will remain open for the occasion. Long opening until 11.00 pm for the Gipsoteca di Arte Antica and until 11.30 pm for the Museo della Grafica, which hosts the ImMacchinAzione exhibition. From the universe of functional machines to the poetic machinations of the imaginary.
Open until midnight, with last admission at 23, for Palazzo Blu, where the MAGRITTE and DUCHAMP exhibitions are taking place 1929: The Grande Surrealismo from the Pompidou Center and, on the occasion of the Pisa Book Festival, Fabularium. Small illustrated catalog.
Throughout the day, artisan markets in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele and Piazza Garibaldi.
Remember that you can reach the historic center by leaving the car in the parking lots and taking Lam Verde, Lam Rossa and Navetta E or PisaMover.
To allow the event to take place, the following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6 pm on Saturday 10 November until the end of the event (with no parking prohibited with compulsory removal): Lungarno Galilei (from via Bovio excluded, to Piazza XX Settembre), Lungarno Gambacorti (from Piazza xx Settembre to via Mazzini), Lungarno Pacinotti (from Piazza Carrara to Piazza Garibaldi), Lungarno Mediceo (from Piazza Garibaldi to Piazza Mazzini excluded) and from the 14 Ponte di Mezzo.