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The Arts Seen in NYC (#StraightWhiteMen Preview Edition)

Well the Missus trundled me down to the Big Town for my birthday last weekend and, say, it was swell. (It also marked the start of a year’s worth of my saying, à la Raymond Chandler, that I’m pushing 70 … Continue reading

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Harry Houdini And The Boston 1600-Pound Sea Monster Post

From our Web Moves in Mysterious Ways desk About a year ago, the hardtrundling staff (and the Missus!) went down to the Big Town and caught a Harry Houdini exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum. We then duly noted our … Continue reading

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Harry Houdini And The Boston 1600-Pound Sea Monster

Houdini: Art & Magic at New York’s Jewish Museum was pretty much panned in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal review: [T]he exhibition, whose dramatic presentation at times upstages Houdini’s magical effects, falls somewhat flat. The artistry of one of the greatest … Continue reading

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