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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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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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