‘Tis the Season

This is our last newsletter of the year.
We’ll be back again in mid January.
Happy Holidays to all!!!

Christmas in Naples
December 8th – January 8th 2016
From Tombola to Presepe exhibits Christmas Concerts to Christmas Markest, TONS of events have been organized throughout the city!!!
Find all of the schedules here.
Sand Nativity – Presepi di Sabbia Salerno
December 8th – December 22nd
Stazione Marittima
Christmas Services at Christ Church
Candlelit Carol Service
Sunday December 18th at 16,00
Midnight Mass
Saturday December 24th at 23.30
Family Communion
Christmas Day at10.30
Tu scendi dalle scale – 5th Edition
December 8th – January 7th
A full calendar of events along the slopes of the hills of Vomero and Capodimonte – the stairs, terraces, parks and places of absolute beauty.
5th Annual Presepe Exhibit 
Castel dell’Ovo
December 4th – January 8th, 2017
XXXI Mostra di Arte Presepiale
December 7th – January 8th, 2017
San Severo al Pendino
Admission 1,00 euro
Slava’s Snowshow
December 28th – January 8th, 2017
Teatro Bellini
Tickets 14,00 – 28,00 Euro
Luci d’Artista 2016-2017
November 5th, 2016 – January 22nd, 2017


On the Blogs

From Kristin Melia’s Napuleats
No Room at the Pizzeria: A Trip to a Pescheria – Pescheria Azzurra
We all think we know the story of the nativity. Mary and Joseph tirelessly tromping through Bethlehem, fully booked inns, and alas a humble birth in a barn.
Christmas Recipes
A menu filled with simple, yet flavorful dishes that have been lovingly prepared by hand
Neapolitan Christmas Traditions
A centuries old tradition elevated to new heights by Neapolitan artists of the Baroque period, it continues to evolve as successive generations of artists put their own stamp on this time honored craft.
From Wendy Hollow, Flavor of Italy
Naples in a Day: Fifteen Absolute Musts!
Naples is a must if you’re looking for amazing food and incredible pastries, jaw dropping art that will leave you dazzled, and if you want to experience a culture of passion and music!
From Georgie Knaggs, The Phraser
A musical note from mezzo-soprano, Serena Malfi
Names are strange labels – some disappear on the wind, others lodge like shards of sunlight in the memory.  I met such a name, one that lingers, in an apartment in an old palazzo in Naples, Italy.


Music & Theater

December 3rd – 18th
Teatro San Carlo
Tickets 24.00 Euro
La Bohème
December 16th – 21st
Teatro San Carlo
Tickets 28,00 – 110,00
23 Tableaux Vivants from the work of Michelangelo Merisi
December 18th & 30th
Perfomances at 10.30, 11.30 &12.30
Tickets are 8.00 Euro and include entry to the museum
December 22nd
Teatro San Carlo
Tickets 10,00 – 25,00
The Nutcracker Christmas Ballet 
December 29th – January 4th
Teatro San Carlo
Tickets 24,00 – 95,00 Euro
Alessandro Scarlatti Association
December 21st at 21.00
Teatro di Corte di Palazzo Reale
Tickets 15,00 Euro
Autumn Musical 2016
Nuova Orchestra Scarlatti
October 21st – December 17th
Basilica di San Giovanni Maggiore
Chiesa dei SS. Marcellino e Festo


On Exhibit

At PAN Palazzo delle Arti


Senza confini
PAN Palazzo dell Arti
October 28th – February 12th, 2017
Open per PAN’s regular schedule
Special openings until 19.30:
Dec 8th, 11th, 18th, 26th & Jan 6th
Open until 15.30 Dec 24th & 31st
Open until 14.30 Dec 25th
Open Jan 1st, 2017 15.00 – 19.30

Alla tavola dei Borbone
November 29th – December 20th
5 unique appointments to discover the residences of the Bourbons and the origins of the Mediterranean diet and dishes of the 1700 and 1800s
Segni di Luce
Claudia Meyer
Villa di Donato
Through January 3rd, 2017
By appointment
Mitoraj: 30 Sculptures at Pompeii
The works of artist Igor Mitoraj
May 15th – January 8th, 2017
Otello G. Pagano Exhibition
Castel dell’Ovo
December 7th – January 8th, 2017
Museo San Martino
October 24th – January 15th
Visits Saturday & Sunday at 12.00
Clara Garesio: Fiorire è il fine
October 22nd – January 15th, 2017
Museo Duca di Martina, Villa Floridiana
Vermeer, La donna con il liuto dal Metropolitan Museum
November 18th – February 9th, 2017
Capodimonte Museum
Storie di giocattoli. Dal Settecento a Barbie
December 8th – March 19th, 2017
San Domenico Maggiore
Open Sun- Thu 10.00-19.00
Friday and Saturday 10.00-22.00
Tickets 5,00 euro
December 3rd – April 2nd, 2017
Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano
Tues – Fri 10.00 – 18.00
Sat & Sun 10.00 – 20.00
Entry 5,00 Euro


Sports & Recreation

Napoli Serie A 2016/2017 Season
Upcoming Home Games
Napoli vs. Torino
December 18th at 15.00
Napoli vs. Sampdoria
January 8th at 15.00
Napoli vs. Pescara
January 15th at 15.00
Napoli vs. Palermo
January 29th at 15.00


For English Speakers & Expats

Movies in Original Language at the Modernissimo
December schedule has not been posted yet

Every Sunday at 10.30 
Family Service/Holy Communion
English language service
Christ Church Naples


Save the Date!

Orchestra Napoletana
December 23rd
Perfromances at 10.30 & 12.30
Naples Diocese Museum
Tickets are 10,00 Euro and include entry to the museum
Domenica in concerto Teatro Bellini
Orchestra Napolinova
Jan 15th, Feb 19th, Mar 12th
April 9th, May 7th
Concerts at 11.30
Tickets 15,00 Euro


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