'Mia' Curator Named As Director Of Italy's Uffizi MuseumSeven foreigners were named Tuesday to run some of Italy's most prestigious museums, including the famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence, after the government opened up top museum jobs to international competition for the first time in what the culture minister described as "an historic step."
A Day In Capri, ItalyTraveling to Capri? Karina Halle, author of "Racing The Sun," shares her guide to a day in Capri, Italy.
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges To Meet With Pope At VaticanMayor Betsy Hodges is one of nine U.S. mayors who will meet Pope Francis at a conference on climate change and human trafficking. The conferences aim to raise awareness about these global problems within local communities.
Mpls. Institute Of Arts Among Museums Returning Looted Artifacts To ItalyThe United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections. Italy has been on a campaign to recover looted artifacts.
Good Question: Where Do Our Immigrants Come From?Some Republicans don't want the President, among other things, to grant legal status to undocumented parents who have children born in the U.S. Where do our immigrants come from? And, how have those groups changed over time? Good Questions.
Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced To 16 YearsThe captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship will be spending 16 years in an Italian prison. Francesco Schettino was convicted of manslaughter in the deaths of 32 passengers and crew members. The ship ran aground near Italy in January 2012.
New Exhibit At MIA Offers A Taste Of ItalyIt's called Italian Style and its open now at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The exhibit showcases Italian fashion throughout the years. You can see real garments from decades of runway shows and Hollywood movies.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's Halloween weekend, so you can bet there's going to be plenty of spooky fun. Jason Matheson has some tricks and treats in this week's working for the weekend.
The 5 Best Adventures For Your Rome VacationExplore five of the greatest adventures to be had in one of the most famous cities in the world, Rome.
5 Tips For Budget Travel To ItalyTraveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.
8 Notable Players Missing The World CupEach country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you ...
DeRusha Eats: Al Vento, Rinata & Sparks It was nearly ten years ago when Chef Jonathan Hunt opened an Italian restaurant in the Nokomis neighborhood of Minneapolis. The city has changed. "There's definitely a lot more restaurants and I think that [the] diner has changed as well," Hunt said. "We've been able to educate."