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The AIPAD Photography Show, New York

Friday, April 11th, 2014
by on Playing Around

For collectors, students, museum goers, and lovers of photography, the annual AIPAD show, at the Park Avenue Armory for the next four days, is always

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Le Jazz Hot – How the French Saved Jazz

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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“If it weren’t for France, jazz would be dead.” Quincy Jones (to Peter & Will Anderson) Le Jazz Hot is an entertaining mini seminar on

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Dazzling Contemporary Jewelry at the Met

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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If you like your jewelry over-the-top, the Met has just the exhibition for you: Jewels by Jar. It’s the first show focused on a contemporary

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Sarah Grant Built a House of Sticks

Monday, November 18th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Sarah, the Visionary In 1992, Sarah Grant-Hutchison, founder, president and chief designer of eight year old retail décor and furniture company, Origin Art Forms, decided

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A Potpourri of Paris Parks

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
by on Living Around

Paris parks look and feel remarkably different from New York City’s parks. More formal and floral, they are often integrated into front and back courtyards

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Paris Parks: A Walk on the Green Side

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
by on Living Around

Parks reflect the soul of a culture. So while Parisians are mired in angst about their economy, unemployment, taxes and role in the world, as

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What Really Happened to TWA Flight 800?
New Documentary Raises More Questions

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
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[Voices of JFK air traffic controllers attempting to contact TWA Flight 800 about a possible explosion. There’s no response.] “I think that was them.” “I

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Piper Perabo as CIA Agent Annie Walker

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Americans have a love-hate relationship with the CIA: we abhor the idea of an agency that must resort to spying to keep us safe, but

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