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  • James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'

    James Gandolfini dies at 51; actor starred in 'The Sopranos'
    James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51. The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...
  • Bottle-conditioned Italian brews at Macchialina Thursday, March 21

    Bottle-conditioned Italian brews at Macchialina Thursday, March 21
    Brewmaster Massimo Salvatori of Rome's Birradamare beers is coming to Macchialina in Miami Beach. The Italian gastropub will offer guests a choice of pizza or an appetizer, both cooked with the visitor's beers, during a happy-hour meeting with the...
  • Letitia Baldrige dies at 86; etiquette expert, author, columnist

    Letitia Baldrige dies at 86; etiquette expert, author, columnist
    Letitia Baldrige, an etiquette maven who served as social secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and later wrote books and a syndicated column advising readers on good manners in contemporary America, has died. She was 86. Baldrige died Monday at...
  • U.K. is trying to thwart Getty's $25-million Rembrandt purchase

    U.K. is trying to thwart Getty's $25-million Rembrandt purchase
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The British government is once more trying to frustrate a major art purchase by the J. Paul Getty Museum, this time “Rembrandt Laughing,” a self-portrait from around 1628 in which...
  • Tinley Park man among 60 closer to priesthood after Mass celebrated by cardinals

    Tinley Park man among 60 closer to priesthood after Mass celebrated by cardinals
    ROME -- Chicago's Cardinal Francis George celebrated mass with other American cardinals this morning elevating more than 60 seminarians to acolytes in the church, including a young man of Middle Eastern descent from Tinley Park. Khalil Hattar, 25,...
  • Ilaria Venturini Fendi turns trash into treasured handbags

    As the daughter of one of the five Fendi sisters of the famed Italian brand, Ilaria Venturini Fendi found herself designing in the family firm but not feeling fulfilled. After leaving haute fashion for a life on an organic, sustainable farm near Rome, she...
  • ‘Mama’ director on ghosts, Chastain, creative godfather Del Toro

     
    The first time Andres Muschietti directed a film called “Mama,” it was roughly three minutes in length. The 2008 short ......
  • VOD Spotlight: Woody Allen’s “To Rome With Love” brings another all-star cast to the “Eternal City”

     
    Like most Woody Allen movies, To Rome With Love features an all-star cast: heavy hitters Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penélope Cruz and Roberto Benigni join familiar faces Carol Alt, Alison Pill, Judy Davis, Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page and, of course,...
  • WonderCon 2013: Guillermo del Toro opens the big box that’s ‘Pacific Rim’

     
    Director Guillermo del Toro revealed previously unseen footage from his upcoming robots vs. kaiju film “Pacific Rim” during the film's ......
  • Rome is safe; visit away

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Summer is the season of travel. If you're headed overseas soon, your plans are likely set in stone and now you're just counting down the days until departure. If Rome is your summer vacation destination, or just......
  • Despite criticism, Cardinal Mahony will help select new Pope

     
    Cardinal Roger Mahony intends to help select a new pope in Rome despite calls from some critics that he withdraw from the process in the wake of revelations about his actions in the priest sex-abuse scandal. The day Pope Benedict......
  • Cardinal Mahony blogs about persecution and 'loving your enemies'

     
    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, currently at the Vatican to help select a new pope, has spoken out on Twitter and his blog about forgiving enemies. Critics have slammed Mahony for going to Rome after new revelations that he worked to......