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Jessica Kubzansky – Directing with a Writer’s Touch

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

There’s little doubt at the end of My Fair Lady that Professor Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, the cockney flower girl he turned into a

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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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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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Logan at Yale

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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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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Sleepover

Good News in the Never-Ending Lice Battle

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
by on Living Around

You know the routine: your child, or a child in the class, is sent home with lice. Thus begins the battle at school and home

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Moneyball—Buying Nearly the Best for Less

Sunday, September 25th, 2011
by on Playing Around

It’s perhaps fitting that Moneyball hit theaters the same week that the New York Yankees clinched the American League East. Once tagged by the rival

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