Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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IT CAN BE YOUR DOWN PAYMENT

A luxury villa is on the market near the medieval town of Todi Italy. Madonna, the pop star, reportedly is offering to buy it, since she's of Italian descent and has been a guest there. And the owners say they'd gladly sell it to her. But there's a catch. Carlo Ripa di Meana and his wife, Marina, also are activists in the environmental Green Party. So they have told news outlets they'll insist on more than just cash. Such as? Well, a charity benefit concert for animal rights. No word from the singer on whether she wants the place that badly.

MAKING A JOYFUL NOISE

Speaking of things medieval, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany, once again was alive with music from the 15th-century Church of St. Mary last week. Sort of, anyway. Firemen called by angry neighbors found a prankster had rigged a radio to the loudspeakers in the tower, which blasted an hour of rock hits into the night before being disconnected.

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