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Selfies – A Boost to Self Promotion and Self Esteem

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
by on Living Around

When I was a teen, our “selfies” consisted of piling into a photo booth at an amusement park and posing for a series of four

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Ellen

Going for the Gold

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
by on Playing Around

This year Hollywood decided to delay handing out those gold statues while athletes were battling for gold medals in Sochi. The delay however has made

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The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts of 2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Once again, it’s that time of year, when eagerly, anticipating, the Academy Awards ( or maybe not so eagerly; past ceremonies have been known to

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Red Carpet Looks: Star Power for Less

Sunday, January 19th, 2014
by on Shopping Around

Even if you’re not nominated for an Oscar, Tony, Emmy, whatever, there may be need for a formal gown in your future: charity event, dinner

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Jessica Sherr

Bette Davis Ain’t For Sissies

Thursday, July 11th, 2013
by on Playing Around

We meet Bette Davis having just walked out of the in progress 1939 Academy Awards. She’d been in Hollywood all of ten years, many of

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The Longest Daycare

The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts 2013

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
by on Playing Around

It’s that time of year again; when in anticipation of the Academy Awards, local theaters actually give people a chance to watch the nominees in

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The Third Man – Intrigue in Vienna

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
by on Playing Around

The run-up to the Academy Awards does more than create excitement for the nominated films. The focus on Hollywood makes us nostalgic for films of

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Viola

Shooting for the Stars

Monday, February 27th, 2012
by on Living Around

Most of us were glued to our TV sets last night, watching the stars walk the red carpet before the Academy Awards. Celebrities do not

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