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Seasonal Velvet

Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Soft, tactile, lush-really one wants to stroke it-don’t be surprised if people surreptitiously reach out. There are several types of the fabric. When it stretches,

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Bree

All Dogs – And Cats – Go to Heaven

Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Two popes have now floated the idea that humans may share heaven with animals. Pope Paul VI once told a distraught boy who lost his

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Elisabetta Sirani

Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Until the eighteenth century, the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, was the most frequently depicted woman in Western art, showing up in paintings and sculptures

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Cooper Hewitt

Cooper Hewitt Museum Reopens

Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Cooper Hewitt is back and New Yorkers will be thrilled with the results. Closed for three years, while its East 91st Street Carnegie Mansion home

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Elephant Man, TheBooth Theatre

The Elephant Man Go For the Play, Not Its Star

Friday, December 12th, 2014
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“I sometimes think my head is so large because it is so full of dreams.” Joseph Merrick Should you be unfamiliar with Bernard Pomerance’s original

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Retro

The Paying Guests: A Love Triangle Turns Deadly

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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That’s the clerk class for you. They look tame. They sound tame. But under those doilies and antimacassars they’re still rough as all hell. Sarah

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Happy Woman Holding A Cup Of Coffee Wearing Pajamas

Comfort Pajamas

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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For curling up in front of the fire with Scrabble or a book and brandy or cocoa, popping corn and watching Downton Abbey, reconnecting with

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Stressed Out

Along with Presents, Holidays Bring Stress:
Dr. Robert Pearl Suggests Ways to Cope

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. Why, then, do the holidays bring with them stress that can lead to health

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