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Urbino Project 2014 | May 22, 2024

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A Festival of Flowers

June 27, 2014 |

Cagli residents paint their streets with flower art to celebrate Corpus Domini

CAGLI, Italy - On the Sunday morning celebrating Corpus Domini the procession that flowed from the Catholic found the streets in this historic Roman town  awash in a sea … Read More

No Drive-thru Windows

June 26, 2014 |

The Italian-born Slow Food movement grows in Urbino

URBINO, Italy – Like workers in the U.S., when residents of this famous hilltop Renaissance head home after a long day, they are eager for a satisfying meal, and a relaxing beverage.

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Scouting the Differences

June 26, 2014 |

In Italy boys and girls share the same uniforms and passion for Scouting 

URBINO, Italy – On a sunny morning the playing field on the Fortessa  – fort  – overlooking this city is filled with Italian Scouts who, at first … Read More

Something Buried, Something Borrowed, Something Blooming

June 26, 2014 |

Rosetta Borchia’s garden in the hills of Urbino hosts more than 100 types of “ancient roses”

A powerful aroma of sweet perfume fills the air as the sun peaks through the ivory clouds on a warm afternoon in early June. … Read More

Modern Art in an Ancient City

June 26, 2014 |

In the birthplace of Raphael, new artists try to work on the edge

Two peacocks stare down from their cage as the group gets out of the car at Cafe Molena. Gabrielle Arruzzo sits at the head of the table … Read More

I Said, I Persuaded, I Conquered

June 25, 2014 |

NATO places emphasis on communication-based missions in Afghanistan

PESARO, Italy – The motto “Dixi, Suasi, Vici” (I Said, I Persuaded, I Conquered) is a far cry from Roman Emperor Julius Caesar’s “Veni, Vidi, Vici” (I Came, I Saw, I Conquered).  But … Read More

Young, Educated – and Worried

June 25, 2014 |

With youth unemployment over 40 percent, Italian students fear the future

URBINO, Italy – It’s a sunny, lazy day in this famous Renaissance town of soaring towers and cobblestone streets as college students Martina Russano and Giulia Ivanges socialize in … Read More

Cinema Nuova Luce

June 25, 2014 |

Shining a new light on the old Italian tradition of serious filmmaking

URBINO, Italy – Tucked away on Via Federico Veterans, one of the cobblestone streets  that wind through this hilltop city,  lies a charming, one-room theater with the optimistic … Read More

A Rugby Evolution

June 25, 2014 |

Mini Titans take to the field

FERMIGNANO, Italy – It’s a cloudless Saturday morning, wet dew still covering the grass. Organizers are quickly setting up various sports equipment within the Sports Center of Ca’Vanzino to get ready for a daylong … Read More