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Isabel O’Neil Studio’s Upcoming Exhibition

Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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Decorators know that one special piece can serve as a focal point and turn a ho-hum room into a show place. Students from the Isabel

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Furniture Painting Class: The Grand Finale

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
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Spring is about to spring at the Isabel O’Neil Studio, the city’s premiere spot for classes in furniture painting and decoration. For those who haven’t

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Furniture Painting Class Continues…

Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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I wrote a few weeks ago about my latest artistic adventure – an introductory furniture painting class at The Isabel O’Neil Studio. Halfway through the

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A Molly Jolly Christmas: The Gayest Show
You’ll See This Holiday Season

Monday, December 12th, 2011
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Stereotypes can be offensive, and the result of narrow-minded thinking, but they can also be hilarious. The stereotype of a butch lesbian named Molly “Equality”

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A Spelling Bee – How the Literary World Fundraises

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
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A woman around this town knows how to get into an event to which she is ticketless. If the options of (1) going as the

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Health Coach Quinn Asteak—A Healthier Holiday Season

Sunday, November 6th, 2011
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I met Health Coach Quinn Asteak at a cooking party last month. She was the host and served a phenomenal meal that far exceeded my

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Furniture Painting: Adding Another
Life Skill to the Tool Box

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Last Spring I took a ceramics class at the 92nd Street Y, some of you may remember the piece I wrote about my experience (here’s

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Anderson Cooper helps The Onion Celebrate 1,000 Issues

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
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On June 21 The Paley Center in midtown hosted a panel of staff from The Onion, America’s most prominent satirical newspaper. Hosted by Anderson Cooper,

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