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The Hermitage

Fine Art of Art Documentary

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.29.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In the last few weeks, Laemmle Theaters added to this Monday program a series of exciting documentaries.

My Mother Left Russia With Rags on Her Feet - Part Two

Sandra Sallin | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Sallin

On one hand, I vividly remembered my mother's sad stories. On the other hand, I was looking forward to enjoying the art and majesty of Imperial Russia. This was a personal conflict that I would experience during my entire visit.

Russia: Where Bigger Is Still Better

Peter Worthington | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Russians are obsessed with size. If something is big, it's good. If it's oversized, it's better. Buildings in St. Petersburg and Moscow are huge and tend to the baroque. Visually impressive, albeit much the same. One finds oneself longing for something small and private.

Home Sweet Home: Where The Presidents Lived Before (And After) The White House

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Living in the White House is one of the top perks of being commander-in-chief. With 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, three elevators, five full...