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  • Hit Sioux Falls on your way to Rushmore

    Hit Sioux Falls on your way to Rushmore
    I came to Sioux Falls for a wedding and stayed for a weekend. It is a surprisingly wonderful place, perhaps not a destination but certainly worth a couple days en route to a place such as Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills. In a national landscape...
  • Meet the Teacher Who Inspired Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah'

    The most popular guest at the Paramount Pictures premiere of "Noah" on Wednesday night in New York was decked out in a bright pink ensemble with matching boots. Vera Fried, who admitted that her wardrobe came from a Suits for Less discount store, isn't a...
  • Novelist Wolitzer reflects on creativity, success

    Novelist Wolitzer reflects on creativity, success
    In 1974, when Meg Wolitzer was 15 years old, she went away to a camp for aspiring young artists. Once that summer was over, Wolitzer never again thought of herself in quite the same way. Unlike Wolitzer, most of the kids she met came from privileged...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • 'And Then Came Tango' uses penguins to explore idea of family for kids

     'And Then Came Tango' uses penguins to explore idea of family for kids
    Roy and Silo, two male penguins in New York City's Central Park Zoo, just wanted to hatch an egg. Playwright Emily Freeman just wanted to provided a tool for children to see that families come in many different forms. So Freeman latched onto the story...
  • Tribeca Film Review: '5 to 7′

    Aspiring novelist Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) receives nothing but rejection letters from publishers, but when it comes to romance, he has considerably better luck, earning coy encouragement from Arielle (Berenice Marlohe), a beautiful French woman he...
  • Barbara Walters shines at Maria Droste event

    "The most important thing is generosity. That is the decision to use your mind and reason as well as you can in each situation," said Descartes. If you read my friend David Patrick Columbia in his New York Social Diary yesterday when he covered the Maria...
  • Angels hit four homers in 13-1 victory over Yankees

    AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar, who tweaked his stance last Monday so he is more upright in the box, had four hits and four runs. With 11 hits in 17 at-bats in four games, he has raised his average from .175 to .275. Howie Kendrick, who had three hits and...
  • Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan Reunite for 'When Harry Met Sally' Sequel to Honor Rob Reiner

    "Meathead," also known as Rob Reiner, graciously received the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 41st Chaplin award on Monday at Avery Fisher Hall. Famous friends including Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Michael Douglas, James Caan and director Martin Scorsese...
  • Week of deadly weather ends with record rain in Northeast

    A week that started with deadly tornadoes ripping through the Midwest and South, is ending with rain falling in almost Biblical volumes in some states. The major storm system causing the problems moved northward Thursday after causing 37 deaths and...
  • In 'The Snow Queen,' Michael Cunningham wrestles with life

     In 'The Snow Queen,' Michael Cunningham wrestles with life
    While wandering through Central Park after getting dumped by his latest romantic fixation, Barrett Meeks, the aimless 38-year-old gay protagonist of Michael Cunningham's new novel, "The Snow Queen," has what seems to be, even to his proudly secular mind,...