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July 9th, 2009 - 5:20 am § in Women

Melissa the Barista

By Millie S. Liu There are very few female baristas in Italy. There are few inter-ethnic Italians. Cagli has both. At 20 years old, she is one of the few successful baristas in her profession and fell into it by accident after answering a job posting. Her barista lessons began at 16. She exudes ener[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 4:31 am § in 1. Stories, Women

Touching Without Contact

An interview with Sister Anna Lucciarini, a cloistered nun, in Cagli, Italy.[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 4:24 am § in 1. Stories, Women

Comfort and Confidence: Fashion in Cagli

by Jessica Beckendorf Elisabetta Panico picks up a lime green belt and hands it to a customer waiting behind the fitting-room curtain. “Italian women are the most fashionable in the world, if you’ll allow me to say so” she boasts as she walks to the brightly colored racks of clothing in th[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 3:40 am § in Women

A Woman’s Role: Changes in Cagli

by Emily Wirth A friendly Italian bar is tucked inside the cold and damp stones of a 17th century palace. Inside, the sounds of milk being steamed and customers chatting greet all who enter. A smiling young woman welcomes patrons with a “Ciao.” One after the other, customers walk away with smile[...]