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The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Ten

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
by on Living Around

“In the Victoria to deliver presents to Dorothy and the baby, Langdon Geer, Jr.” That was Kate Roosevelt’s diary entry for December 20, 1912. On

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Academy Awards 2015 – Been There, Won That

Saturday, February 21st, 2015
by on Playing Around

The Academy Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on ABC Sunday, February 22, has evolved into nothing more than a rubber stamp. With so many

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Lily Fan

Lily Fan – A Producer Focuses
On the Story of the Underdog

Monday, March 31st, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Producer Lily Fan has a wonderful eye for the theater arts.  A resident of New York City, she has recently produced the hit musical comedy,

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Les Misérables – Entertaining But Not a Revolution

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
by on Playing Around

The new film version of Les Misérables is so poorly made, that it really shouldn’t be as enjoyable as it turns out to be. It’s

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Titanic

Hemispheric Dysfunctionalism and the Cortical Titanic

Sunday, October 7th, 2012
by on Playing Around

“I can’t say I feel ill. I can’t say I feel well. I can’t say I feel anything at all.” That is the repeated refrain

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Jimmy Titanic – An Intimate Take On the Unfathomable

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
by on Playing Around

In the year of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, after fictional accounts and conjecture, documentaries, and journalism, a remarkable piece of

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Molecular Thoughts

The Science of Intelligent Non-Fiction

Thursday, April 12th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Experts tell us that one of the best ways to stave off the forgetfulness of old age is to keep challenging our minds. So, not

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Hindenburg Fire

Fire and Ice—Hindenburg and Titanic
At the National Postal Museum

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost What is it about the two disasters—the Hindenburg

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