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Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Shecky’s Girls Night Out

Shecky’s is a brilliant marketing event, staged all over the country in two day sprints. June 17 & 18 they set down in Fort Mason, San Francisco at the Herbst Pavillion. The emphasis is on liquoring you up at the several free booze stations and setting you loose to shop. Lots of stores with online

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Oscar Time Film Reviews

The annual Hollywood summer film dreck rollout is over. There are tons of good films out there right now, magically scheduled in time for your big holiday weekends and just in time for Oscar consideration. Slumdog Millionaire...

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Someone Please Explain the Indian Theme

film review: Rachel Getting Married Anne Hathaway shreds her good girl princess image into tiny pieces portraying a gal with issues on a pass from rehab to attend her sisters wedding in the sprawling family home in...

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Diva Night Out Film of the Year: Sex & The City

Put on your cruel shoes, big hat and stuff your cocktail money into your designer bag. It was clear from the loud screams during the opening credits that this was going to be a crowd pleaser. You...

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

It’s Never Too Late – The Visitor

Keeping in mind the travel theme of Tango Diva postings, I chose the film “The Visitor” to review. Even though the entire film takes place in and around NYC, a major subtext is how lucky we are...

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

Socially Awkward in the Land of Tuna Casseroles

 Film Review: Lars and the Real Girl Most of the films out right now are two plus hours long andfull of enough psychological drama to keep you sleeping with the night light on. Here’s something completely different....

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Morocco: Another World

Women traveling alone. No big deal. Unless you’re in Morocco. I was living in Portugal at the time and passed an American Express office advertising 8-day tours of Morocco for only $500. Thank Allah. Disclaimer: I know...

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