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Dusting off the Cobwebs

Well hello old friends. My apologies for dropping off the face of the earth. It’s been a crazy year! My son is now almost 9 months old and I recently got promoted at my day job. 230 more words


Selected Events Manhattan’s WestSide + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s 5th Avenue (07/23)

Today’s “Fab 5″+1/ Selected NYCity Events  – WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014.

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The Making of INTO THE WOODS JR: The Art Behind the Set

The set for Into the Woods Jr has some specific requirements. The musical begins in three homes: one where Cinderella lives with her father and stepfamily; one for Jack and his mother; and one where the Baker and his Wife live and work. 393 more words


Emily Dickinson, Piet Hein, and the grook

The poem challenge for Week #3 of the Weekly Poem Project was the double dactyl: a humorous form not unlike the limerick, but following different rules. 1,174 more words

A Parade in Town...gone, but never truly gone.

It’s been a few days since Elaine Stritch died at 89 in Michigan. I suppose now is the time to write about it. The old question people my parents’ age and older are asked is, “Where were you when you found out John F. 682 more words


Prefab Sprout, When Love Breaks Down (1984)

Artist: Prefab Sprout
Title: When Love Breaks Down
Description: single; album track, Steve McQueen
Label: Kitchenware
Release date: 1984, 1985
First heard: 1984

I’m not even sure why, but it was a standing joke that Prefab Sprout, critical darlings clearly capable of mainstream commercial embrace, kept on re-releasing… 849 more words

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NEW! HotSpotlight, the Puccini's Chronicles arts podcast

The power that is at Puccini’s Chronicles would like to announce that the team (i.e. me) is working on a weekly NYC arts podcast to supplement the usual articles and topical discussions. 80 more words