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  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s Movie Quote Quiz features two themes, one very topical film and several random movie quotes. It has two movies from the 1930s, so I hope some oldtimers join in, although I know plenty of younger people have seen these,......
  • War criminal Erich Priebke dies at 100; Nazi captain convicted in 1995

    Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain who evaded arrest for nearly 50 years after taking part in one of the worst atrocities by German occupiers in Italy during World War II, died Friday in Rome. He was 100. Priebke was finally extradited to Italy...
  • What's new in Italy? Doors closing, doors opening

    What doesn't change about Italy is that it's always changing. In 2012 some long-closed doors are opening again. Historic sights, newly scrubbed and restored, are coming out from behind scaffolding. A few more monuments are still under wraps, but getting...
  • Collecting cultural souvenirs in Europe

    Collecting cultural souvenirs in Europe
    With each trip I take, I make it a point to bring home cultural souvenirs -- gold nuggets of experiences I'll remember all my life. Whether it's sitting and talking with a Muslim at the Great Mosque of Granada in Spain, waving a flag at an Irish hurling...
  • Go Away With ... Lance Briggs

    Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has always had a love for comic books, and creating his own has been a dream come true for the 31-year-old football player. "Seraph" -- created by Briggs and co-written with Phil Hester -- is one of eight titles in...
  • Go Away With ... Jonathan Groff

    Go Away With ... Jonathan Groff
    In the Disney animated film "Frozen," Jonathan Groff does the voice work for Kristoff, a rugged, slightly oafish outdoorsman. "It was so much fun playing that character," says Groff, 28. "The movie turned out really well and my fascination with Disney...
  • Go Away With ... Sophie Flack

    In her debut novel, "Bunheads," Sophie Flack writes with an insider's knowledge about the world of ballet. A former ballerina with the New York City Ballet, the 28-year-old artist, author and college student writes of an environment where surreal beauty...
  • Go away with Sophie Flack

    Go away with Sophie Flack
    In her debut novel, "Bunheads," Sophie Flack writes with an insider's knowledge about the world of ballet. A former ballerina with the New York City Ballet, the 28-year-old artist, author and college student writes of an environment where surreal beauty...
  • To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path

    To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path
    Stand within the Colosseum's massive bowl, and you can practically hear the roar of the ancient crowd. But to capture the sounds of today's Rome, it's best to get away from the flurry of tourists and settle into a quaint trattoria like Da Tonino, where...
  • What's new in Italy for 2013

    Italy has more of Europe's cultural heritage than any other country -- and the Italians are doing a fine job of sharing it with their visitors. Here is the latest, gleaned from my guidebook research for 2013: Rome has made visiting the Vatican Museum...
  • Finding great art in Europe's smaller museums

    Finding great art in Europe's smaller museums
    For many travelers, a visit to one of the great treasure-chest museums -- Paris' Louvre, London's British Museum, Rome's Vatican -- is the highlight of a European trip. But sometimes a march through endless galleries dense with other tourists can be a...