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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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The Tenth Annual Fall Festival of Indian Dance and Arts

Monday, September 16th, 2013
by on Playing Around

The Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company will be holding its tenth annual Fall Festival of Indian Dance and Arts at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sydney

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Artistry and Adventure Abound
In Deadly She-Wolf Assassin at Armageddon!

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
by on Playing Around

How often do you get to step into the pages of a manga comic book, complete with hissing villains, heroic loners, martial arts battles, and

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Emperor – Japan After the Bombs

Friday, March 8th, 2013
by on Playing Around

To say the film starts with a bang is an understatement of monumental proportions. The first images we see are from the grainy black-and-white reels

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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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