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2011 – A Year Filled with Great Cultural Events
And Too Many Tragedies

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
by on Living Around

Woman Around Town began as a website for women in New York and Washington, D.C., but after two years we discovered we were being read

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2010 – From the Winter Games to the Arab Spring

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
by on Living Around

2010 was a year that began with the Olympic Winter Games in Canada and ended with the Arab Spring in the Middle East. In between,

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Austenland Appeals to Austen Nerds
And Romantic-Comedy Haters Alike

Sunday, August 25th, 2013
by on Playing Around

For the millions of Jane Austen fans, Austenland is frighteningly familiar. Throughout her novels, there’s angst, suppressed desire, even the occasional handsome, haughtily aloof man

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Arthur Newman: An Everyman’s Dream
Of Escape Runs Afoul of Reality

Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Arthur Newman is a film about nothing. Or rather, nothingness. It is about the void that eats away at happiness; that certain something missing in

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P.D. James Tackles Jane Austen

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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If imitation is indeed the highest form of flattery, Jane Austen is certainly blessed. Her novels have sold millions worldwide, been made into feature films,

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emiLime : Modern Style From Traditional Techniques

Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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Emily Green’s artistic family sounds like something out of a novella. Every Saturday her mother’s mother would have 7 granddaughters over for art lessons. They

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Oscar 2011—Fair, Fickle, or Foul?

Saturday, February 26th, 2011
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This is the one that counts. The Golden Globes may have the party with the most fun (drinking is allowed during the show), and the

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Learning to Speak Like a King

Thursday, November 11th, 2010
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The King’s Speech is a visually stunning film that plays like magically moving vintage photographs. It depicts a time when cigarettes were good for you,

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