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New Year's Day

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  • NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women

    NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women
    In the days of early America, men, women and children were taught that inactivity was sinful. Men had jobs, children had school and women had household tasks. But between the chores, what could a woman do to keep her hands from becoming idle? Many...
  • Backstreet Boys get recordings, posters in final Pearlman payout

    Backstreet Boys get recordings, posters in final Pearlman payout
    The Backstreet Boys have received a final payment in a long-running battle against the bankruptcy estate of their former manager, disgraced boy band mogul Lou Pearlman. The settlement is only for $99,000 in cash, compared to $3.45 million the band was...
  • Smaller than life: Backstreet Boys get $99,000 final payout in $3.4 million battle with former manager

    Smaller than life: Backstreet Boys get $99,000 final payout in $3.4 million battle with former manager
    The Backstreet Boys have received a final payment in a long-running battle against the bankruptcy estate of their former manager, disgraced boy band mogul Lou Pearlman. The settlement is for $99,000 in cash, compared to $3.45 million the band was...
  • Oscars: Neil Patrick Harris' huge challenge

    Oscars: Neil Patrick Harris' huge challenge
    Ten weeks from today is New Year's Eve, and you're going to see a lot of Top 10 film lists and year-end prizes in those weeks. In a very smart move, the Oscar folks have lined up Neil Patrick Harris as host. He wowed the Tonys and the Emmys, and he...
  • Palm Springs for holidays offers a merry glow

    Palm Springs for holidays offers a merry glow
    The bespectacled man, a cigar in his mouth, floats in an aqua blue swimming pool atop a yellow air mattress. The sun worshipper holds a newspaper with a prominent headline: "Blizzard hits East" The cover art from Palm Springs Life magazine reminds...
  • Travel letters: Try a new holiday tradition: staying home

    Stay home for the holidays Regarding "It Might Be Too Late to Land Holiday Deal" by Catharine Hamm, Oct. 12: What amazes me about articles like this is, why does everyone have to go home every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas and maybe New Year's...
  • Homemade posole spices up fall celebrations

    The smell wafting through Bernadette Gutierrez's Land Park home signifies a change in seasons. It's the comforting aroma of hominy slowly simmering in a pot with savory pork and a deep red broth that's ready to be sopped up with a tortilla. The arrival...
  • Mom Creates Unique Business With Champagne

    Mom Creates Unique Business With Champagne
    To properly open champagne, shield the top while turning the bottle, not the cork. The smaller the bubble, the finer the luxurious concoction. "Champagne is wine that's been fermented twice," explains Ruth Frantz of Southport, who shares facts easily,...
  • Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals

    Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals
    It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Soap Opera'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Alessandro Genovesi's laffer "Soap Opera," the opening-night film at the Rome Film Festival, would seem an ideal expression of the event's announced shift toward populist fare, though these yuks won't be slaying 'em in the...
  • Film Review: 'Stonehearst Asylum'

    The lunatics have seldom taken over the asylum so literally, yet to so little reward, as in "Stonehearst Asylum." Not exactly qualifying as horror, costume drama, mystery, parable or satire, this well-mounted Gothic meller -- as much as it's anything --...