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  • 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...
  • Venice Film Festival To Open With Alejandro G. Inarritu's 'Birdman'

    ROME - Alejandro G. Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," toplining Michael Keaton, will open the Venice Film Festival. The black comedy, about a washed-up actor (Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero and must overcome his ego...
  • Cinecittà World Theme Park Designed By Dante Ferretti Unveiled in Rome

    ROME - Rome's long-in-the-works $300 million Cinecittà World theme park, designed by multiple-Oscar-winning production designer designer Dante Ferretti and based on films shot at the famed studios, including "Ben Hur," several by Federico Fellini, and...
  • James Murdoch Meets Italian Prime Minister, Pledges More Italo TV Production Investments

    ROME - James Murdoch and Sky Italia managing director Andrea Zappia on Monday met Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi in Rome and pledged a Euros 40 million ($54 million) investment in two high-profile Italian TV series, "Diabolik" and Paolo Sorrentino'...
  • Italy's RAI Cinema Boasts Banner Year But Continues To Cut Back On Hollywood Pics

    ROME - Italy's RAI Cinema is having a banner year, commanding a 15% box office share for the first half of 2014, which makes pubcaster RAI's film unit the number two Italian distributor after Warner Bros. However Hollywood titles continue to be a low...
  • Killing Of Italian Helmer Pier Paolo Pasolini To Be Probed In New Pic 'La Macchinazione'

    ROME - The still mysterious 1975 murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Italian filmmaker, poet, and novelist known for "The Gospel According to Matthew" and "Salò - Or The 120 Days of Sodom," among other works, will be getting another cinematic treatment in...
  • Pope Francis' none-too-subtle Vatican 'dress code'

    Vaticanologists — the Catholic version of Kremlinologists — are journalists and scholars who scrutinize even the most trivial actions for clues to the thinking of the pope. A subset of this group (in which I include myself) pays special...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Get around on local transit

    Don't be apprehensive about navigating public transit just because you're overseas. Transit systems in much of the world, especially in popular destinations, are at least as good as those at home and often better, and most include stops to the main...
  • Cannes: Monfreda Joins PR Works Intl.

    PR Works Intl. has tapped Melody Monfreda director if international film publicity. Monfreda will be based in both London and Rome and further expand the global presence of the international entertainment and corporate publicity agency. She'll be...