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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Six

Thursday, March 19th, 2015
by on Living Around

The month of November, 1912 began with a chill in the air, but none so biting as in Kate Roosevelt’s tone when she wrote in

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Jing Jing Tsong’s Colorful Poster
Trumpets the Cherry Blossom Festival

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

The National Cherry Blossom Festival officially begins on Friday, March 20, running through Sunday, April 12. This year, Jing Jing Tsong was tapped to design

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Erica from America: In Preparation for Pohang

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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If the trip to Pohang had not produced the outcome I had wanted, it was not for lack of preparation beforehand. Once I decided to

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Federico Calce – Hairdresser to the Stars
Shares His Tips for Current Styles and Care

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
by on Living Around

People love their hairdressers and women are known to follow them wherever they work. A new hairstyle can change or compliment your overall appearance, accentuate

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Elaine de Kooning: Portraits – National Portrait Gallery

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Asked once if she ever felt trapped working in the shadow of husband Willem de Kooning—one of the fundamental figures of the Abstract Expressionist movement—Elaine

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Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom:
The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
by on Reading Around

I remember a scene from a television program in which a group of women toured one of the many “stations” along the underground railroad. One

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Marsha Solomon’s From Rhythm to Form:
Ethereal, Evocative Abstractions

Monday, March 16th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Throughout the course of history, art has served many purposes. Documentary, promotional, devotional, public and private communication and reflection are some of art’s roles. Just

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My Career Choice: Lauren Thierry –
Independence Day Clothing

Monday, March 16th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

Lauren Thierry had a 20-year career as an anchor but quit her job at CNN Financial News to take care of her autistic son, Liam. She

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