Returning to the Mississippi Delta from a faraway land can present real and present challenges.
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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.
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.
Italian Antonio Meucci is overlooked in a telephone-invention saga focused on Alexander Graham Bell.
Fashion filmmaker Stewart MacLennan uses Calvino to "reinvent" beleaguered Los Angeles.
For Audrey Hepburn, stardom came second to running her Rome household.