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Jill Kargman’s The Rock Star in Seat 3A

Monday, June 11th, 2012
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Be careful what you wish for. It’s Hazel Lavery’s 30th birthday party. Her live-in boyfriend, Wylie, a chef, has just cooked an amazing dinner for

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Laura Dave’s The First Husband:
Sometimes Love Gets Messy

Monday, May 21st, 2012
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Annie Adams loves the film Roman Holiday. “It was my comfort movie,” she says. “It was, quite simply, my comfort.” Unfortunately for Annie, every viewing

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Bob Smith: Playing for the Presidents

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Serving six presidents as the official White House pianist, Bob Smith played during many special gatherings. But one VIP night during the Reagan Administration stands

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Movies with a View

Thursday, July 7th, 2011
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What do you usually do after your office hours? Go home, go shopping, meet up with a girlfriend for a cup of coffee? Fair enough

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New York Childhood in the Olden Days: Nostalgic Look Back

Thursday, April 8th, 2010
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“The Olden Days,” a phrase that my daughters used when they were young, amalgamates wildly different times in the past. In New York City’s Olden

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Liza’s at the Palace at the Paley Center

Monday, November 30th, 2009
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Liza’s at the Palace wowed audiences when it played on Broadway last year and won Minelli a 2009 Tony Award. The performance, filmed at the

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Oscar-Winner Patricia Neal Reflects on Stars and Awards

Thursday, February 19th, 2009
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In 1964, Patricia Neal was pregnant and sound asleep in her bed in England. The phone rang in the middle of the night. “A girl

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