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Andrew Cuomo Getting Small-Screen Treatment in Prison Break Miniseries

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a reputation as a guarded chief executive. But actor Michael Imperioli wants to show a deeper side of the New York Democrat. “I’m trying to capture more of his essential nature,” Mr. Imperioli said in a phone interview, “the internal truth.” Mr. Imperioli, a New York native famous for his role as Christopher Moltisanti...

By | November 18th, 2017|Categories: Clocks, Clocks-Time, Grandfather Clock, PAID|0 Comments

A Creative Marching Band Demands a Creative Workout

By Jillian Berman Nov. 18, 2017 7:00 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS LaDonte Lotts dreamed of joining Southern University’s band, the Human Jukebox, in his high school days. Now he helps choreograph the dances they perform during halftime shows at Southern football games. Photo: Daymon Gardner for The Wall Street Journal The popular image of band camp invokes a group of [...]

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Adolf de Meyer: Celebrity Photos, Blue Hair and Shimmering Style

Adolf de Meyer, who pioneered celebrity photography with stars like Josephine Baker and Vaslav Nijinsky, has the hallmarks of a YouTube or Instagram influencer: He took countless pictures, dyed his hair blue, was in thrall to his astrologer and always seemed up for a party. Forty works from de Meyer’s career, which ran from the 1890s through the 1930s, will [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: Clocks, Clocks-Time, Grandfather Clock, PAID|0 Comments

An Essential Guide to Viewing the Northern Lights—And Avoiding Letdown

THE LATE SHOW An 11 p.m. view of Thingvellir National Park, in Iceland, where the northern lights make an immodest spectacle in the winter months. Photo: Karl Olaffson By Penelope Rowlands Nov. 16, 2017 2:33 p.m. ET 1 COMMENTS WINTER doesn’t have to equal gloom. At least not above the Arctic Circle when the northern lights, also known as the [...]

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A Patek Philippe Watch Raises $6.2 Million for Charity

GENEVA — “Last chance — and sold for 6 million 200 thousand,” the auctioneer Rahul Kadakia said as he brought down his hammer on lot 12, a one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe wristwatch. It was the highest bid Saturday at Only Watch, the auction that has become one of the watch industry’s most glittering, high-profile events, with Prince Albert II of Monaco, [...]

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Making Watches for People ‘Who Can Read and Write’

BERLIN — If there is an argument to support the notion of a renaissance in German design, it might be found in a loft office in the gritty but rapidly gentrifying Kreuzberg section of Berlin. It is a neighborhood where dealers openly peddle hard drugs outside the nearest subway entrance and, a few blocks away, young creative types select from [...]

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