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Convention Review: AnachroCon Offers Adventure in Time (Atlanta GA, Feb. 2017)

AnachroCon is an immersive adventure in and exploration of time, the best kind of escapism. This year the theme was the '60s – any '60. Hippies mingled with belles from the Civil War era and cowboys from the Wild West.

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The Orchid Show: Thailand – New York Botanical Garden’s 15th Orchid Exhibit

The variety of orchids is stellar; one appreciates so many intricate shapes and flamboyant hues of the hybrids landscaped with ferns, bromeliads, palms, ficus, bamboo, mat dai and more. It is a festival for the eyes.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Blurred Lines’ from Girl Be Heard at HERE

Rape culture strikes every two minutes, when someone is sexually assaulted; then disappears in the twinkling of an eye as if nothing important has happened. The brilliance of 'Blurred Lines' is that it nets this slippery monster and pins it down with irony, satire and ridicule, all the while examining how it parades itself publicly, cloaked in the righteousness of normalcy.

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