Silver (screen) linings
A Bologna group helps migrant filmmakers tell their stories to honor an old move-loving friend.
Done got old baby
The death of Mississippi bluesman Robert "Wolfman" Belfour feels like the end of a Delta era.
The calming unknown
Returning to the Mississippi Delta from a faraway land can present real and present challenges.
Pope and presidents
Among recent popes, John Paul II got to know U.S. presidents best, but the relationships differed.
Re-used, with love
A group of Bologna women is busy recycling clothes and household items so that nothing goes to waste.
No love lost
Pillars of Renaissance art, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were anything but bosom buddies.
How a professional dancer from Bologna landed in New York and built a life that's true to who she is.
Death in Venice
For Richard Wagner, Venice was shelter from the storm, too often of his own making.
Marco Bifulco's love for William Least Heat-Moon's "Blue Highways" has yielded fruit.
Giovanni Battista Piranesi's terrifying vision of imagined prisons dug into the bowels of Rome.
Father of invention
Italian Antonio Meucci is overlooked in a telephone-invention saga focused on Alexander Graham Bell.