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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Last Role,
A Most Wanted Man, Is a Tour de Force

Monday, July 28th, 2014
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To make the world a safer place. Isn’t that enough? Let’s deal with it right away. Philip Seymour Hoffman was perhaps the most talented actor

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To God, with Love

Monday, July 28th, 2014
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The flowering of every great love contains within itself the seeds of its own devastation. Whether it is the eros of coupling, the joyfulness of

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Othello at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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A remarkable production of Shakespeare’s Othello is taking place on the estate of Boscobel, overlooking the Hudson River. Under the big white tent, the Hudson

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David Baldacci’s Target
Enough Action for Three Thrillers

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
by on Reading Around

There’s so much action in David Baldacci’s latest thriller, Target, that you may feel like you’ve read three books rather than just one. But that’s

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Putting the “Fun” In…Families get the Fringe Treatment

Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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It’s almost that time again—time for the world of the arts to descend on Edinburgh, Scotland for the single largest international cultural scene of the

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Black Dress

The Art of Appearing Sexy, Stylish, and Stunning

Saturday, July 26th, 2014
by on Living Around

Are you the type of woman who dresses casually for comfort? Do you prefer a simple beauty routine due to your life being beyond busy?

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Critical Rescue: An EMT’s Life in South Ashkelon, Israel

Friday, July 25th, 2014
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In the hazy early-morning light, we could barely see our patient. He lay fifteen feet down in a construction pit of loose rocks, broken and

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Nalini Malani’s Transgressions – Visit India’s Distant Past

Friday, July 25th, 2014
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By Daria Sommers For those of us who can’t bear to leave New York City during the last, sweltering weeks of summer (i.e. are stuck

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