Latest Stories Tagged: Italy

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Global Hit

The group Afterhours is one of Italy's top alternative rock bands. Anchor Marco Werman spoke to the band's leader at the South by Southwest music festival last week. They discuss the underground music scene in Italy and how Afterhours has earned praise from music critics.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Sicilian town of Salemi. It's where a huge collection of videos, films, and movies are being sent as a charitable contribution after a video store named Kim's Video in New York City closed for good. Anchor Marco Werman gets details of the video exchange from merchant Youngman Kim and Italian arts promoter Franca Pauli.

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Elvis' 74th birthday

The World's Lisa Mullins marks what would be Elvis Presley's 74th birthday with a look at how the King of Rock and Roll found inspiration...and an expanded vocal style...from listening to some well-known Italian ballads.