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John Feffer Hopes His Interrogation
Will Jolt Us Out of Our Complacency

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
by on Playing Around

John Feffer began working on his new play, Interrogation, shortly before Edward J. Snowden began making headlines for leaking information about U.S. surveillance. Feffer’s inspiration

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Violeta Edelman –
The Sweet Story of Dolcezza’s Gelati and Sorbetti

Friday, August 16th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Georgia-native Robb Duncan met his Argentine wife, Violeta Edelman, while sailing down the Amazon. As one romance bloomed in South America, another emerged from a

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How to Throw an Olympics Party

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
by on Living Around

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to get bitten by the bug; the Olympics bug that is….BIG TIME! Maybe it’s the fact that

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Matt Doyle: A Smooth Voice in a Swanky New Club

Thursday, June 14th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Upon walking into the newly re-opened Pink Elephant, located in Greenwich Village, you may want to grab onto the walls as the all-black hallway, dotted

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Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Although Miuccia Prada (born 1949) was not enthusiastic about the idea of comparing and contrasting her ideas and designs with those of another idiosyncratic Italian

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Amy Greeson—Pharmacist and Healer

Monday, March 5th, 2012
by on Living Around

In Western cultures, people go to a pharmacy for medicine. But in far flung places around the world—the Amazon, Belize, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Madagascar, Papua

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e-Reading and More with the New York Public Library

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
by on Reading Around

While reading on-the-go has always been popular, especially in cities like New York, where most people are catching up on magazine subscriptions, newspapers, and the

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Making a Big Difference with A Small Act

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Hilde Back escaped to Sweden during World War II, leaving her mother and father behind in Germany. Sweden had agreed to take in Jewish children,

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