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The Polygamist – Three “Husbands”? Yikes!

Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Craig Melville’s film is only seven minutes long, yet in that short time frame he delivers a quirky take on love and relationships that is

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James Taylor at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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With a voice as smooth as New England maple syrup, James Taylor “whooed” the packed house at the Pavilion at Bethel Woods in Sullivan County

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Arena’s Musical Theater Training Company
Focuses on the Next Generation of Talent

Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Where do musical theater stars come from? A few seem to land on stage with little or no formal training. Most, however, spend years honing

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Musketeers

The Musketeers: BBC Re-Imagines the Dumas Classic

Sunday, July 20th, 2014
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Remember the Musketeer’s motto-every man for himself! Sex, scandal, international political intrigue, sword fights, manipulation, love triangles, and gorgeous men in boots. Some things just

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Be With Me – A Family’s Autism Journey

Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Lori Cairns noticed her baby J.R. was different compared to his older sister; he was calmer and quieter. He seemed distracted and avoided eye contact.

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Picturing Peace – Hindu-Buddhist Sculptures
From Lost Kingdoms at the Met

Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia is a hauntingly beautiful and rewarding exhibition on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through July

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Strain

The Strain: Guillermo Del Toro
Brings Us a New Vision of Nosferatu

Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Love is going to guide them all back. To their homes. To their loved ones. Coming from the mouth of Abraham Setrakian (David Bradley of

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Is it Wearable? Art Jewelry
In The Age of Selfies and High Artisanship

Friday, July 18th, 2014
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In the essay-catalogue for “Unique by Design” jewelry historian Suzanne Ramljak reflects on the making of art jewelry within the social context of power, status,

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