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Rome (Italy)

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  • Film Review: 'Tiny Times 3.0′

    Doppelgangers, long-lost brothers and incestuous gay cousins are just some of the new ingredients that make "Tiny Times 3.0" even more ridiculous than its predecessors. Demonstrating no improvement in terms of filmmaking technique or narrative logic,...
  • Bernardo Bertolucci Talks His New Movie, Considers 3D

    Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci enters the living room of his Rome apartment through a door that had been in New York's now-defunct New Yorker Theater, the legendary mecca for film buffs where his "Before the Revolution" screened in 1965, when he was...
  • Former Cubs infielder Bonifacio was ready for anything

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Emilio Bonifacio entered the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday with bags packed but no clue if he was going on a Chicago Cubs road trip or to a new destination via trade. The 29-year-old...
  • Orioles minor league spotlight for July 19

    Triple-A Norfolk IF Ivan De Jesus played all nine innings of the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday and went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the International League's 7-3 win. … RHP Tyler Wilson, who joined the Tides earlier this month, entered...
  • Venice Film Fest Critics' Week Unveils Lineup Of Nine Promising First Works

    ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Palestine. Just like last year, the U.S. is absent. The...
  • Newest IronPig Reyes happy to be back; 'Pigs lose again at home

    Newest IronPig Reyes happy to be back; 'Pigs lose again at home
    Jo Jo Reyes has pitched in Atlanta. He's been to Rome. Georgia. He's been to Myrtle Beach, though not to play golf. He's even been to State College, but with a glove and a baseball, not a football. After spending the better part of the last two...
  • Restoration work to go on at Rome's Colosseum after last battle

    Restoration work to go on at Rome's Colosseum after last battle
    Italian authorities gave the thumbs-up to the company restoring Rome's Colosseum - once the site of gladiator fights and re-enactments of Roman battles - to carry on their work after a dispute with a rival for the contract. The task is one of several...
  • The many layers of Istanbul

    The many layers of Istanbul
    I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: You could spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Italy for just $1,339 per person double occupancy with a Rome and Florence package from...
  • Nothing like gladiator school for family mayhem

    Nothing like gladiator school for family mayhem
    It's not often you step out of a chauffeured Mercedes and cheerfully answer "yes" when asked if you are "Ready to die?" On a recent visit to Rome, my son, Ewan, 11, and I enrolled in one of several gladiator schools that offer tourists a chance to learn...
  • Foreign Briefing: Rome seeks money for antiquities restoration

    Roman officials are trying to raise $271 million to restore gladiator training grounds next to the Colosseum and to catalog 100,000 boxes of excavated artifacts, among other projects. This is the latest effort to seek outside funding for conservation in...