Category: Entertainment

Seattle 5th Avenue Theater’s production of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”

My date and I recently had a chance to catch the 5th Ave’s mounting of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, which is running January 28th-February 21st, 2016. Inspired the satirical novel of the same by Shepherd Mead, “How to Succeed” is a hilarious musical comedy with music and lyrics by Frank LoesserFrank Loesser (Guys and Dolls), and book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls), Jack Weinstock (Catch Me If You Can), and Willie Gilbert (Catch Me If You Can).

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THE FORCE AWAKENS Children’s Books & Box Office Update

Disney announced that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS has become the highest grossing film of all time in the US market having earned $758.2 million. In doing so, it’s surpassed the staggering $760.5M lifetime gross earned by Avatar. They shattered that record in just 20 days! Also, the film has made more than 800 million internationally.

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Meet Norm of the North and Free Crochet Pattern

I’d like to introduce you to Norm. He’s starring in Norm of the North which opens January 15, and I’m here to make sure you know about this fun guy! Norm is a polar bear of many words.  He’s a bit grumpy because he’s being pushed out of the Arctic by a developer bent on building luxury condos in his backyard.

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Wendy Williams: Hot Holiday Dresses!

Check out the Hot Holiday Dresses from today’s Wendy Williams show. Her fashion expert, Annie (@Refinery29 ), put together some complete looks that are affordable and most importantly outfits you’ll wear long after the holidays are over.

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GiftLit Makes Reading With Kids Easy: Personalized Book Selection Subscription

It’s common knowledge that reading to your kids is one of the most important things you can do for them, but did you know just how far-reaching those benefits can be? From developing a closer relationship with you, to setting them up for academic excellence, to reinforcing basic speech skills and enforcing concentration and discipline — reading early and often to even the littlest kids provides an impressive foundation.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

I can’t believe that the last installment of the Hunger Games movies is out in theaters on November 20th. It doesn’t seem possible. I remember the day my son convinced me to read the trilogy of books that centered around a strong female character who was made to endure a contest where there was only one victor and the fight was to the death. I remember telling him I’d never read a book that included those themes, but he pressured me so I relented.

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