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Swoosie Kurtz’s New Book, Part Swan, Part Goose

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Starting out in life with a name like Swoosie, might earn a child days of teasing. But this Swoosie is the actress Swoosie Kurtz who

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Godzilla: He’s Back!!!

Friday, May 16th, 2014
by on Playing Around

The arrogance of man is feeling nature is in our control….and not the other way around. When I was small, my father (like so many

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The Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts of 2014

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Once again, it’s that time of year, when eagerly, anticipating, the Academy Awards ( or maybe not so eagerly; past ceremonies have been known to

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The Flowering of Edo Period Painting
At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
by on Playing Around

An excellent antidote to a too long, too cold winter awaits visitors in The Flowering of Edo Period Painting, recently opened at the Metropolitan Museum

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QVC’s Fashionista Amy Stran –
Inspired Style Is Just a Click Away

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
by on Shopping Around

When you talk about style, shopping and entertainment all in one sentence, QVC, the cable-shopping channel, may not come immediately to mind. However, in the

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Scary Movies From Around the World

Thursday, October 4th, 2012
by on Playing Around

So you’re a diehard scary movie fan, huh? You can brave the real terror whether it be the graphic gory details of Saw or the

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Woman Around Town: Joan Giordano—
A Painter Finds Her Passion for Paper

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

During the last presidential election, Joan Giordano became very involved watching the political process unfold. “I was totally sucked in,” she said. “All these talking

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Woman Around Town: Julianne Brienza—
Living Life on the Fringe, Festival That Is

Monday, July 23rd, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

Putting on 130 shows in a little more than two weeks is a daunting task. Julianne Brienza manages that feat with grace, talent, and a

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