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Umbria Jazz Festival 2016: Report From Perugia

Lina de la Torre | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
Lina de la Torre

There was a lull in the city of Perugia during the week leading up to the Umbria Jazz 2016 festival before the jazz fans arrived and filled the city to the brim.

Nod and Smile: The Struggles of a Language Student Abroad

Alex Eperon | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
Alex Eperon

I am sure that most language students share this problem. We spend so long learning long vocab lists and perfecting our use of the pluperfect subjunctive that all we really want to do when talking is show this off.

Media Ethics: Whose Standards?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Broadcast media are under intense pressure, given tight deadlines, security threats, competition and shrinking budgets. The key challenges are: How do we define media ethics and who sets the standards when the journalism of terror is becoming the new normal?

A Backstage Memory of B.B. King, on Tour in Italy

Lea Lane | Posted 05.15.2016 | Entertainment
Lea Lane

Almost all of the audience stood and sang and cheered the entire time as if at a rock concert. And after, the musicians would retreat to eat and jam at villas into the early hours, hosted by Italians who opened their hearts as well as their homes.

40 Years On, Umbria Jazz Attracts, Inspires, Mesmerizes

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 09.15.2013 | Arts
Yavuz Baydar

As an early discoverer of Umbria Jazz, where I found myself upon the insistence of my Italian friends already in 1976, it was an immense joy to witness the celebration of its 40th anniversary, ending on Sunday, July 14.

Meredith Kercher's Family To Visit Perugia Amid Knox Appeal

PA | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home

The family of murdered British student Meredith Kercher are expected to return this weekend to the Italian city where she died, their lawyer has said....

Amanda Knox Back In Court On New Charges

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2011 | World

PERUGIA, Italy (AP) — Amanda Knox was back in an Italian courtroom Tuesday as the slander trial of the American student opened in Perugia. (Scroll d...

Watch The Trailer For The Movie Amanda Knox's Lawyers Are Trying To Ban

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (AP) - Lawyers for U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, who were found guilty of killing Knox's British roommate in Italy, have formall...

Amanda Knox Back In Court On Slander Charges As Hollywood Preps Films

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Amanda Knox briefly reappeared in an Italian court Friday for a hearing on possible police slander charges just as details on dueling Hollywood versio...

PHOTOS: Who Should Play Amanda Knox In A Movie?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Amanda Knox, the University of Washington student convicted of murdering her roommate while studying abroad in Italy, celebrates her 23rd birthday tod...

Amanda Knox May Face Further Legal Battles Even If Found Innocent

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME, Italy -- The two-year-long murder trial of American exchange student Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito has transformed the...

Amanda Knox Stepfather: My Daughter Was Beaten

The Independent | Peter Popham in Perugia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Amanda Knox, the American student on trial in Italy for the murder of her British flatmate Meredith Kercher, was repeatedly beaten during the all-nigh...