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Air Date: Sat, Mar 2, 2019 9:30 PM
Join the international superstar trio and special guest Plácido Domingo for a magical night of music beneath the stars in Florence, Italy’s beautiful Santa Croce Square. Il Volo pays tribute to the Three Tenors with songs in operatic style.
Air Date: Fri, Jul 27, 2018 9:00 PM
Hear international superstar Andrea Bocelli, along with guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join host Chad Smith and Bocelli for tours of the tenor’s Tuscan villa and the city of Florence.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 3, 2018 7:30 PM
In this segment from the beginning of the Castelvetere sul Calore episode of Dream of Italy (season two), host Kathy McCabe introduces the world to her ancestral hometown and tells the story of her great-grandfather Generoso Nargi and why she returned to rediscover the town in 1995 and is back again.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 24, 2018 7:30 PM
The small Italian region of Basilicata is located in the “in-step” of the Italian boot. Basilicata is the most mountainous region in Italy with nearly 50% of its territory covered by mountains, with the rest of the area nearly fully covered in hills.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 7:30 PM
Historically, Abruzzo was a rural and poor society somewhat isolated from the rest of the country. This might explain why between 1901 and 1915 alone, a million people emigrated from Abruzzo and neighboring Molise – many to the United States.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 10, 2018 7:30 PM
In Season 2 of Dream of Italy, join Italy travel expert Kathy McCabe as she visits Florence, Venice, Bologna, Basilicata, Campania and Abruzzo. In Basilicata, Kathy is joined by film director Francis Ford Coppola. Kathy explores her Italian roots in her ancestral hometown of Castelvetere sul Calore.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 9, 2016 8:00 PM
In this three-part series, Professor Amanda Vickery explores the story of female creativity through the ages with a fascinating art history tour from the Renaissance to the 20th century.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 7:30 PM
Burt, travel expert Steve Perillo and Burt’s son Nicholas, spend a week in Florence. They visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and discover why Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, Sophia Loren and Julia Roberts wore his shoes in their movies.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 7:30 PM
Burt Wolf is joined by travel expert, Steve Perillo for a tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge’s Palace and the Bell Tower.