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Bittersweet: Introducing the Latimer Twins

Monday, September 15th, 2014
by on Reading Around

Neither pair of twins was quite identical, which led to fierce debates as to what exactly constituted “identical” in twins. Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough

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Book Expo America – Three Days in May

Saturday, June 14th, 2014
by on Reading Around

The Book Expo America (BEA), the annual book lover’s dream event which just held court at the Jacob Javits Center is done, but the fragrance

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Courtney Act, Drag Star, Talks About Her Art

Monday, May 5th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

In 2003, Shane Jenek of Sydney, Australia, tried out for Australian Idol but did not quite make the cut. He returned the next day in

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Transport – A Disappointment

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
by on Playing Around

Inspired by the story of Thomas Keneally’s wife’s great-grandmother deported from Ireland at 20 for stealing a bolt of cloth, Transport takes us aboard an

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Hair Styles – The Crowning Touch of Fashion

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
by on Living Around

Anyone in the fashion industry knows that the party starts when all players have arrived. Running around DC during rush hour traffic, event hopping is

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Clint Eastwood Is Bringing Jersey Boys to the Big Screen

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Perhaps no other Broadway musical in recent history has created such a large and loyal fan base as Jersey Boys, the story of four guys

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Underground

Filmfest DC Kicks Off With
Underground: The Julian Assange Story

Sunday, April 14th, 2013
by on Playing Around

There’s never any peace. They need to sell bombs. So they’ll find another war. So proclaims a teenage Julian Assange (an incredibly natural Alex Williams)

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The Sapphires

The Sapphires – A Fascinating Glimpse into
Music and Racial Tension of the 1960s

Friday, March 29th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Australian filmmakers have produced a delightful small-budget film with The Sapphires. Based on true events, the film follows four Australian-born aboriginals as they sing their

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