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It Might As Well Be Spring: A Celebration in Song of the Incomparable Life of Margaret Whiting – Memorable

Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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“The way I teach people to sing… I have them talk the lyric out until it sounds like something they really believe, like an actor

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Nora Ephron—The Voice of a Generation

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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My guy friends would often kid me about buying a men’s magazine. I couldn’t resist. Nora Ephron was a columnist for Esquire and as a

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Getting To Know You: New Must Read Biographies

Thursday, June 16th, 2011
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Summer is a great time for getting to know interesting new people, and to find out more about celebrities who fascinate us. If you enjoyed

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A Twisted Tale for a Cold Winter’s Day

Thursday, December 30th, 2010
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The snow was piled high outside, the winds howling. It seemed like a perfect day to stay indoors and bake. But what? After all those

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Food for Thought, and Thoughts of Food

Monday, December 20th, 2010
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You don’t have to be a great cook to enjoy cookbooks. I love giving them for the holidays; the pictures are terrific, and it has

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Oscar 2010—The Good Guys—And The Bad Guys—Win

Saturday, March 6th, 2010
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So many movies. So little time. Watching the Academy Awards is always more fun when you’ve seen most or all of the nominated films and

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Pastry Tarts Fit for a Queen

Sunday, February 28th, 2010
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By Merry Sheils Lewis Carroll had the right idea, if not exactly the perfect result. For those among us who may not be up on

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It’s NOT Complicated—Meryl Streep Is a National Treasure

Sunday, December 27th, 2009
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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences needs to create a new category at its annual awards ceremony: Best Performance by a Lead Actress

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