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Violets in Bowl

Smell the Flowers: Martine Bailey’s
An Appetite for Violets

Monday, January 26th, 2015
by on Reading Around

There’s so much atmosphere in Martine Bailey’s An Appetite for Violets that readers might feel they have time traveled back to Europe in the late

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Tim Smyczek

Tennis’ Tim Smyczek – Super Sportsmanship

Saturday, January 24th, 2015
by on Living Around

The juxtaposition of two stories in the news this week must be noted. On one side we have the New England Patriots’ Tom Brady denying

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Jane Pfitsch

“Elementary!” Jane Pfitsch Shows Her Versatility
In Arena Stage’s Production of Baskerville

Monday, January 19th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

One could excuse Jane Pfitsch if she experiences an identity crisis. Making her Arena Stage debut, Pfitsch will play 15 or 16 different characters in

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Julianne Moore’s Performance in Still Alice Is Unforgettable

Friday, January 16th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Shortly after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) tells her husband, John (Alec Baldwin), that she would prefer having cancer. Anyone

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Force

D.D. Ayres – A Force in Romantic Suspense

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

D.D. Ayres already had a successful career writing historical romance novels when her editor suggested something different: a romantic suspense series featuring dogs, specifically K-9

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selma

Where Have All the Voters Gone?

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
by on Living Around

Selma is already receiving Oscar buzz, particularly for David Oyelowo’s performance as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who led the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting

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Family Cooking

What’s For Dinner? Family Time

Monday, January 5th, 2015
by on Reading Around

In an ideal world, families would sit down to a lovely dinner every night, enjoying delicious food and sharing thoughts about the day’s adventures. In

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Louie and Bird

Unbroken – Angelina Jolie’s Tribute to an American Hero

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Angelina Jolie wastes no time plunging us into the midst of Louis Zamperini’s life story. We’re inside a B-24 on a bombing raid of a

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