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After months cl being OH the air, lol lowed by the drama you want to try yraur hand at transionning everyday appropriating old blazers, magazine pages and burlap
of moving to a new my arrda new network, it‘: hard to materials In to something beautiful. sacks as fodder for fashionable handbagsxariy-ons and
believe Heidi and Tlffl are already wrapping up the sixth by shoppers, you'll be inspired to whip up a few projects
season of Nov. 19. If watching the design Faith and Justina Blakeney (Potter (raft, 2009) is a DIV yourself. And nothrng gets strangers chatting faster
challenge to create clothing from newspaper made goldmine Filled with inexpensive projects that involve than a fascinating handbag!
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NEW HOLIDAY HUMOR
liyou enjoyed David Scr:1aris' (Little, The rnemolrist of the bor: r|r~turner:1—mavle who was poignantly remembered in I: St. M:rrtir1's,
Brown and C0,. 2008) — .1 collection of stories offering (St. Martin's, zoo? ) shares everything zoog) Fctcd as ‘the literary event of the season. ”
a dark, runny view at Christmas —you'lI relish reading from the horrors of waking up next to a naked French Burroughs’ unwavering love of the holidays —
and discussing Augusten Burroughs‘ sometimes- Sarita impersonator to the revealing back story of his imperfect though they may be — shines through in
salacious (St. Martin's Frress, 2009) relationship with Pighead, his friend and former lover this subversive collection 01 essays.
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Up‘s moving depiction of 78.year«old Carl Fri: drickseri’s
lxalloorvﬁlled adverrttires raised the bar for ; inirri.1ted
movies with grown-up appeal. This season's
contenders for adiilt-charmer; Include director Wes
Andcrson’s foray into animation.
(20th Century Fox. in theaters Nov. 1;)‘ Peppered
with volceovers by A—| Ist: -rs such as George Clooney,
Anjeliea Huston and Meryl 5treep. the adaptation of
Roald Dahl's I970 book is steeped in nostalgujrorn
its chei: ky nod to Ocean's rr to its old»school Rudolph
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the Red-Nosed Rei'ndeer~| i|<e stopdnotion animation.
And Der ll marks .1 historic moment as the widely
buzzed-about , which
features Drs‘ne'y'sﬁrst African American princess.
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"lt“ch| :I Daviﬂ Chang at W: hat New Vuvk (‘my noodh:
(loosely translated as "lucky peach"
in Japancsc) has been proﬁled cvcrywhcrc, from Ban
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of lwohrncs Beard Foundation Awards, Chang naw
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runs four vcslaurants in lb: East Village that are
tonslstently jampacked (not shabby for someone
who oncc dcscribcd his food as‘b: d pseudo-lusion
cuisine") Nmv. you can slop the Inn: -5 thanks to
Ch: ng’s an-If-dcpvtcating new cookbook,
(clavkson Potter, 2009). cu-wriztcn with Peter Mcchan
of the New Your rvmes Filled wvth stones and veclpes
for tasty Asian dishcs such as Chang's lcgundary
stunned pork buns and K0 knmchl (unsommé. this
book is a must-discuss for foodies,
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If you're hosting this scason, don't forget to update
your holiday-party playlistl For a traditional twist,
check out Stings new solo album,
(Dcutsche Grammophon) Inspired bythe
Police Irontman's favorite season, the collection
features music at the British Isles, including stirring
interpretations of the Newcastle ballad ‘The Snow It
Melts the Socincst. " the English begging sorrg"Sou|
(5 Ire" and the 14th-century carol “(.3 bricI's Message. "
Looking for something more dramatic?
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Italian tenor Andrea Boccl| i's new holiday album
featuring seasonal favorites in lush arrangements,
(Decca). comes out Nov. 3, and includes
guests ranging from the Mormon Tabernacle Chair
to Reba M-: Enlirr: to the Muppets.