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Paddington

The Teddy Bears Go to the Movies!

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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While January is usually a bleak month for movie releases, this year we may have an possible exception with Paddington a live screen adaption of

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Marilyn Maye – By Request: Keeper of the Flame

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Last night, the irrepressible Marilyn Maye completed her winter run at The Metropolitan Room with an hour forty-five minute show. “I love it that you’re

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A Good Thing Going: The Stephen Sondheim & Harold Prince Collaboration

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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2015’s Lyrics & Lyricists series opened with a bang as the 92nd St Y presented a tribute to the extraordinary theatrical collaboration of Composer/Lyricist Stephen

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Our Time: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Sing Sondheim

Friday, January 9th, 2015
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When veterans KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar choose to take on Stephen Sondheim, one knows the show will not be business as usual. Sullivan sings

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Road Trip

Twelve Great Travel Tunes

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Ah, January. The time of year when everyone goes out of town, (or at least wants to) and catch a break from the post-holiday winter

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Selma

Selma Captures the Civil Rights Movement
In All Its Imperfect Glory

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Selma, Alabama, 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, names, places, and times that all come to mind when discussing the Civil Rights Movement; however, Selma is more

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Red Riding Hood

Disney’s Into the Woods Is Anything But Grimm

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Disney’s much anticipated Into the Woods open today, Christmas Day, but the Rob Marshall-helmed reworking of James Lapine’s play has already received a slew of

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Louie and Bird

Unbroken – Angelina Jolie’s Tribute to an American Hero

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Angelina Jolie wastes no time plunging us into the midst of Louis Zamperini’s life story. We’re inside a B-24 on a bombing raid of a

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