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To Life! Colin Firth and Laurie Simmons Share Cherished Passover Memories

It’s not Shindigger’s usual thing to mix wine-fueled bavard at galas and movie premieres with religious traditions, but this year, we figured why the hell not? 596 more words

Mothers And Their Daughters

If I’m honest I wasn’t aware that people even celebrated Mother’s Day. I’ve no recollection of there being a build up to the event, let along the animated chatter I’ve heard all week. 302 more words

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Tiny Furniture (2010)

Returning to her family’s upscale, New York apartment from Art College, Aura (Lena Dunham) struggles to make sense of or find a purpose for her life. 635 more words


Laurie Simmons' Living Dolls At Salon 94

Having spent several years working with life-size Japanese dolls in her last series The Love Doll Days/ Days 1-36, artist Laurie Simmons (who also happens to be the mother of Lena Dunham) stumbled upon the Japanese subculture of kigurumi.   197 more words


From a Walking Tomato to Death Squads: Saturday in New York

Art is ennobling, art is one of the highest expressions of human civilization …and sometimes, art can be downright weird. I say this in the wake of a six-hour blitzkrieg of artistic activity, otherwise known as Saturday afternoon in New York. 1,467 more words


Looking up to Lena

‘Girls’ star screens her 2010 indie film at MFA 

Lena Dunham has had quite a year. She won two Golden Globes, one for best television series, comedy, and one for best actress for her role as Hannah Horvath in that hit show Girls. 818 more words

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