Earth Day Movies 4/17 & 4/28/11

Celebrate Earth Month with three provocative, character-driven films focused on passionate people making a world of difference. Screenings, discussions with filmmakers via Skype, and receptions will take place on Sunday, April 17 and Thursday, April 28 atCinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave, Huntington. 631-423-7611 www.CinemaArtsCentre.org Each film $9 Members / $13 Public (includes Reception) Sunday, April […]

(2010) Groundhogs says “Six More Weeks of Winter”

2011 update: Early Spring! See this year’s predictions from a few ground hogs at onthewilderside: here News reports show that Long Island groundhogs Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel — in addition to the more famous, Punxsutawney Phil (from Pennsylvania) — all saw their shadows today. That means a longer winter. (Story about Phil and a […]

Review of “The Duchess” Book, Movie and DVD

KW: My favorite hobby — reading, re-reading, watching, studying and talking about The Duchess — is currently de la mode. In fact, Ralph Fiennes, who plays the Duke to Kiera Knightley’s  Duchess, is in the mix for a possible Golden Globe and a possible Oscar. As my review notes, I enjoyed Ralph Fiennes’ performance, though, […]

Launch of new Georgiana blog and review of the book/movie/DVD

KW: I am so excited to have launched a new Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire blog. I read the biography, Georgiana Duchess of Devonshire, by Amanda Foreman back in 2006, and have been excited about Georgiana’s life story ever since. The new blog is called, “Georgiana Circle: Women Healing History.” It already contains content about: Georgiana’s […]

An easy Halloween costume, for fun or politics: The Duchess

Want an easy way to dress as Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire? There are many costumes you can buy that are “Marie Antoinette” of France. Since Marie Antoinette and “The Duchess”, Georgiana Spencer, were contemporaries and friends, an Antoinette costume should convey the same overall impression.  And, with the movie “The Duchess” playing now, people might […]

Why Georgiana the Duchess of Devonshire is so important…

 Note: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, is an ancestor of Prince William, and, therefore, a relative of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Lady Georgiana Spencer (The Duchess of Devonshire) is an important figure in political history. She was born in 1757 and died in 1806. She had an influential role in many key, political events, and […]

Great Website: Blog for “Uncounted the Movie”

This is where I found the Colbert video. Lots of great stories, clips, quips and video about voting rights. It includes coverage of Green Party Candidate for President of the United States Cynthia McKinney and her efforts to support voting rights. Uncounted the Blog

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