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Hot, historic property

Just weeks after the release of "Sex and the City: The Movie" had women around the country screaming "Oh my God, I can't believe they made a movie!," fans were in for another treat. Candace Bushnell, author of the novel-turned-HBO-series-turned-movie "Sex and the City," released her fifth book, "One Fifth Avenue.

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Arena Stage empowers 'Heidi' again

The Arena Stage's latest production, "The Heidi Chronicles," is one of the most well-known and highly praised feminist works of the past twenty years. Written by renowned playwright Wendy Wasserstein, the play follows the life of Heidi Holland on the long road of maturity and self-recognition she walks along.

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'South Side Stories' sets poems to song

Often students stuck in a boring literature class let their minds wander. As the professor rambles on about symbolism, they start to think about what they are going to have for dinner, whether that person they met at Clyde's will call and what tremendous drama will occur during tonight's episode of "Grey's Anatomy.

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'Tempest' stirs up laughter

The Church Street Theatre's latest production, "The Tempest," is considered to be one of William Shakespeare's greatest works and most humorous comedies. Director Timothy Shaw combines all of the play's greatest assets - romance, betrayal, magic and drunken comedy - to produce a show that is sure to impress theatergoers throughout the District.

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Catalyst Theatre's 'Arturo Ui' rises irresistibly

"The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" Directed by Christopher Gallu Catalyst Theatre Company 545 7th St., S.E. Running through Nov. 4 Grade: A The Catalyst Theatre's newest production, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" directed by Christopher Gallu, is a satire of Adolf Hitler's rise to power that compares it to that of mobster Arturo Ui in Chicago.

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