Elusive Women: Girl with a Pearl Earring and Flaming June at the Frick

A timeless classic is coming to a museum near you!

My (now) fiancé proposed to me in the Frick Collection in Manhattan during the exhibition: Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis. Specifically, he proposed in front of my favorite Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring

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In the Meantime: Downton Abbey

Downton is gone! What do I do???

We here at Geekade strive to provide our readers with the best in geek services. In our new series, In the Meantime, we recommend media and pop culture to enjoy when the TV/movie/book/game series you love ends or goes on hiatus. This week, when we’d normally be tuning into PBS for the latest episode of Downton Abbey, we see what else there is to read and watch in the long wait between seasons. (Seriously, BBC and PBS? Series 6 premieres in JANUARY?!?!)

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A Cinderella Story

Cinderella has changed over the years

Fairy tale adaptations have seen an insurgence in recent years; from Maleficent to Snow White, and the fairy tale soap opera, Once Upon a Time, our interests in the classic tales have yet to wane. The newest addition to this fairy tale renaissance is from director Kenneth Branagh. His live-action Cinderella is due out in theaters on March 13th. A renewed interest in “Cinderella” is hardly surprising, given its main themes of rags-to-riches glory for the pure of heart, come-uppances for the wicked, and “true love”

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