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Entries by George Heymont from 01/2011

Asian American Cinema Gets an Exciting New Home

| Posted 01.03.2011 | Arts

Comcast announced a new artistic partnership with The Center for Asian American Media, which offers a wide range of films created by and/or about Asian Americans and is now available to Comcast customers nationwide.

Twelve Months Til Christmas

| Posted 01.08.2011 | Arts

For most people, the holiday season is over and done with. Christmas decorations have been put back into storage and the tree has been disposed of. But for arts entrepreneurs the situation is quite different.

You're Never Too Old to Express Yourself

| Posted 01.10.2011 | Arts

Because we live in a youth-oriented society, many Americans need frequent reminders that most artists age like wine and cheese. Over the course of the...

Pushing the Envelope

| Posted 01.15.2011 | Entertainment

I tip my hat to Byington and his talented cast of professionals who have managed to shoot a contemporary sex comedy about one of the most repugnant issues in our society and yet still keep a straight face throughout the process.

Isn't It Bromantic? (VIDEOS)

| Posted 01.17.2011 | Arts

Those who are not fluent in Latin may wonder how Philadelphia came to be known as The City of Brotherly Love. The name was chosen by William Penn who...

Finding Artistic Inspiration in People With Asperger's Syndrome

| Posted 01.20.2011 | Arts

Many people take their ability to think for granted. For some people, thinking seems to happen automatically. Others struggle to understand a concept....

The Unadulterated Joy of Wretched Excess

| Posted 01.24.2011 | Arts

You could not find a more delightful pick-me-up than Automorphosis., a sublimely over-the-top tribute to individualism, to acting out your fantasies, and to the joyous results of not holding back when the creative urge strikes.

Water, Water, Everywhere

| Posted 01.27.2011 | Entertainment

What happens when a profession becomes obsolete? Or when no one wishes to carry on a tradition? A tiny community of skin divers in the Korean Strait constitutes the last generation that will earn its living underwater.