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Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, novelist and poet. She authors three blogs:
The Fat and the Skinny, All Along the NYC Skyline, A Christian Apologists’ Sonnets.
She contributed articles for Technorati on various trending topics. She guest writes for other blogs. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely.

Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘Tuesdays at Tesco’s’ by Emmanuel Darley with Simon Callow in a Bravura Performance

Every Tuesday since her mom died, Pauline goes to her father Andy's house to cook, clean and do the wash. It's because of who Pauline insists she is that antagonizes Andy. You see, he never had a daughter and he doesn't want one now.

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Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Cosima Spender – Director of ‘Palio’

Blogcritics' interview with Director Cosima Spender, who has has created an amazing documentary of the iconic Palio of Siena, the oldest and one of the most crazy and exciting horse races in the world.

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Theater Review (NYC Off Broadway): ‘The Belle of Belfast’

Belfast, Ireland in 1985 is home to the fiery and foul-mouthed Anne Malloy who lives with her Aunt Emma Malloy who seeks the help of the Catholic Church in a frequent confession of her sins which are practically non existant. Anne, too seeks confession, but for a different reason which has more to do with the good looking Father Reilly than salvation of her soul. The Troubles are the backdrop in the lives of the characters, but these individuals have inured themselves to the violence as they try to cope as best they can. The issue is how successfully can you cope when you live in a war zone?

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Theater Review (NYC Off Broadway): ‘Ziegfield’s Midnight Frolic’ by Cynthia von Buhler

In her day Ziegfeld Follies star Olive Thomas was a celebrity and beauty who was Ziegfeld's mistress. Her life took an interesting turn when she married Jack Pickford and took an even more eventful turn when she went with him to the lavish Hotel Ritz in Paris. Behind the backdrop of the Roaring Twenties style and scantily dressed Ziegfeld Follies girls is the story of Olive Thomas and Ziegfield's Midnight Frolic. And what a story it is.

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Palio’ in Its World Premiere

The Palio, the phenomenal horse race which has been held every summer since 1238 in Siena, Italy is indescribable in its beauty, its corruptions and its excitement. The Palio's culture and the strategies necessary to understand in order to win the race have been like following a dark passage into the arcane unknown, until now.

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Bridgend’ in Its North American Premiere

When mysterious suicides bring an inspector and his daughter Sara to the town of Bridgend, Wales, there is no respite for the father and daughter. Both caught up in the evil atmospheres of the town and the surrounding dark forests. Sara becomes estranged from her father and the inspector grows more tyrannical as the situation moves from bad to worse. There is no explanation why teens are killing themselves and everyone wonders who will be next.

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