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King Lear: Early Retirement Can Be Fatal

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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King Lear is a difficult play-long, brutal, and complex. Did I mention brutal? Intending to live out his life in accustomed luxury surrounded by filial

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Calvary – Testing the Faith in a Small Irish Town

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Calvary, written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, and Kelly Reilly, has an interesting thriller-esque plot. The film invites sincere

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Boomerang – Twists and Turns of Romance

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Noelle August’s New Adult novel, Boomerang, is the perfect accompaniment to sunshine and a sweet iced tea, a glass of white wine, or any other

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Poet’s Corner: “Frenchman’s Reef” – Anne D. Garner

Sunday, August 10th, 2014
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I could go back to Frenchman’s Reef in St. Thomas I could live the life I was meant to live in a comfortable room with a balcony

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Raising a Glass to Elaine Stritch

Sunday, August 10th, 2014
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Elaine Stritch, dead at 89 but neither gone nor forgotten, was celebrated on the evening of August 7 at the Metropolitan Room on West 22nd.

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Five Films With Lethal Weather

Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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Say one thing about the new release Into the Storm -  it’s certainly topical. With freak storms, tornados, tsunamis, and more becoming all too regular occurrences,

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My Career Choice: Kimberly Richmond –
Runaway Bride Destination Weddings

Friday, August 8th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Destination weddings are “in.” But planning what should be the most fabulous event of a couple’s life takes on new complications when dealing from your

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Ways to Survive the Dog Days of August

Friday, August 8th, 2014
by on Living Around

Let’s face it-it’s been a tough summer. New York and Washington, D.C summers are always brutal and this year we’ve had to suffer through a

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