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David Cook Enters Brave New Stages in 2018

What is David Cook‘s recipe for success? For the pop-rock musician and American Idol Season 7 winner, it’s all about delivering constant surprises. Just as Idol prepares for its revival this March, Cook is prepped and ready to head in a few new and unexplored musical territories himself, including a new album and stage to usher […]

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Travel Guide: Christmas in New York

The holiday season transforms some places into magical winter wonderlands. One of those places is the city of New York. We’ve all seen it in movies — snow falling on Central Park, the glow of the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center — the only question is how to make the most of your time. To […]

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Breaking Down ‘Breaking Brooklyn’ with Paul Becker

Up until now, Paul Becker has been known as a dancer and choreographer; protégé to Kenny Ortega, who worked closely with the likes of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Cher, and Elton John. But Becker’s credits are impressive in their own right, ranging from films like Twilight, The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and Disney’s The Descendants; in […]

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New York Love Affair

Back in 2007, I took my first ‘Big Girl’ trip by venturing to the Big Apple itself—New York City. I traveled with my high school photography class during Spring Break of my senior year. Seeing as our week’s itinerary was very art-centric, we hit up all the major museums (the Met, MOMA, Guggenheim) and caught a Broadway show […]

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Janna Does TIFF: Can A Song Save Your Life?

Earnestly sweet, musical-based films set in New York City tend to be one of two things: overbearingly saccharine and sentimental, or touching and beautiful. I wasn’t expecting much from Can A Song Save Your Life?, but to my delight, it turned out to be the latter.

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New York State of Mind: A Midwest Boy’s Impressions on Life in the Big Apple

The crossroads of America, also known as the Midwest, are often known for vast open spaces, simplicity, and humble inhabitants. Those that grow up in these surroundings have little experience in a bustling metropolis, so what happens when an Indiana boy makes a trip to New York City, known far and wide at the Granddaddy […]

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