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           in the Ordinary


His holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama – live

The Dalai Lama was in town yesterday and today. I just came across it by accident on Sunday night. But hey, the Dalai Lama, one of THE spiritual leaders of our century, how many opportunities would I have to listen to what he has to say in person? Guess not too many! One of the leaders...
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Acting is hard work – it’s about being prepared

Acting - be prepared! Have it, don't show it!

Acting is not only about being prepared and memorizing your text. It's about getting behind the story. Understanding the feelings of the character. Understanding the objective of your character, what does this character want, whats this persons goal? What are the obstacles, what's in her/his way? What's...
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Flirting in New York

In Central Park, in the streets, in the subway - New Yorkers like to flirt

At least thats what I see as a newbee to the city. My classmate has met a cute guy in the subway, and he invited her to his party next day. Running in Central Park I realized is very flirty, and...
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The Drama Book Shop

The Drama Book Shop is THE place to go if you are looking for drama books, plays, the best selection in New York City. I spent hours there today, with reading and going through novels and plays. They offer a fascinating selection, and it was hard not to leave the shop with more books I could...
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