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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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A Hip Art Museum in Downtown Chicago

Friday, August 9th, 2013
by on Living Around

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) Tucked away near Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago (opening photo) – between North Lake Shore Drive and the John

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Las Vegas’ Mob Museum Traces the
History of Organized Crime

Thursday, June 20th, 2013
by on Living Around

It seems appropriate that the Mob Museum is located in Las Vegas, a city once closely associated with organized crime. Even better, the museum is

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Andanada: Modern Spanish Dining Near Lincoln Center

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
by on Dining Around

Andanada has a lot going for it. Its location – near Lincoln Center, where there are never enough good dining choices at reasonable prices. Its

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Woman Around Town: Amity Shlaes
Pays Homage to a “Forgotten” President

Monday, March 4th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Until recently, Amity Shlaes, the author and columnist, was probably best known for her 2007 book, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great

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Les Misérables – Entertaining But Not a Revolution

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
by on Playing Around

The new film version of Les Misérables is so poorly made, that it really shouldn’t be as enjoyable as it turns out to be. It’s

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Woman Around Town: E. Faye Butler – Pulling No Punches
In Arena Stage’s Pullman Porter Blues

Thursday, December 6th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

When people ask me why I enjoy writing so much, the big reason that always springs to my mind first is that I get to

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Pullman Porter Blues: Three Generations of Rail Men

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
by on Playing Around

I have written a number of theater reviews, and have attended even more live shows, but I have never before been to an opening night

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