March 2010

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Pop Culture in Hudson Valley

Is 3D Worth It?

3D movies come with a price — roughly five bucks more than your average ticket, to be exact. But are they really worth it?


Broadway Bound

Broadway feels like it’s turning over a new leaf. Lots of shows are opening in March and April: If you find yourself on the TKTS line and are looking for something with a local connection, you might consider one of these shows

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Peekskill Misses the Point

After a recent episode of SNL, Peekskill mayor Mary Foster publicly voiced her objections to a bit that negatively name-checked her city. Watch the clip and tell us what you think


Pop Culture Day Trip to NYC

With the Oscars gone, what are you going to turn your pop-cultural attention to? I have a suggestion — a pop-culture day trip in New York City featuring Tim Burton


Nine: Musical vs. Film

Marisa counts the differences between Nine (the film, starring Daniel Day-Lewis) and Nine (the Westchester Broadway Theatre adaptation). What do you think?


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Marisa LaScala

Marisa LaScala
Elmsford, NY

Associate Editor Marisa LaScala joined Westchester magazine in 2003, and ever since she's blown every paycheck at the Greenburgh Multiplex. She also staunchly defends Richard Kelly, doesn't mind spoiling the endings of trashy movies you're curious about but don't want to pay to see, wishes the Hold Steady would come back and rock out Westchester, misses Arrested Development more than anyone can imagine, and still watches cartoons and Saturday Night Live. You can find more of her cultural criticism at, where she is a staff writer.



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