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Hotel des Artistes – As Avant Garde Architecturally
As Those Who Once Lived There

Saturday, June 21st, 2014
by on Living Around

Today coops dot every street in New York, but back in 1903 when two artists, Walter Russell and Howard Pile, collaborated on the concept as

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Dazzling Contemporary Jewelry at the Met

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
by on Playing Around

If you like your jewelry over-the-top, the Met has just the exhibition for you: Jewels by Jar. It’s the first show focused on a contemporary

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Woman Around Town: FOX’s Melissa Francis
Describes Her Life as a Stage Mother’s Daughter

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

As a child actor appearing in a Michael Landon production, Melissa Francis lived a charmed life on the set. “Little House on the Prairie was

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Man Around Town: Logan Beirne
And the Lessons of George Washington

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Much like earlier generations, Generation Y is certainly proving that they have aspirations too. There’s no better example, than Logan Beirne, whose most recent accomplishment

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Mingmei Yip’s Skeleton Women
Gripping Tale of a Courtesan and Spy

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Skeleton Women, by multitalented musician, artist, and author Mingmei Yip, prompts a number of associations and comparisons. The title refers to Chinese courtesans in Shanghai in

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Murder in the First—Powerful

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Murder in the First is the kind of powerful drama you might watch in black and white on TCM at 3 a.m. With shades of

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Once Floats On A Moonbeam

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
by on Playing Around

What a pleasure it is to experience a musical that doesn’t make your ears bleed with blasted sound. Once is a rare Broadway musical gem,

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Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life—
A Dreamlike Exploration of the Universe

Saturday, February 18th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Great directors take risks and Terrence Malick is a great director. He’s also very smart—a Phi Beta Kappa Harvard graduate and a Rhodes Scholar who

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