Especially nowadays, you get a different kind of art in times of war, variously patriotic, indignant and escapist. When these elements exist together, they are best nurtured by the democratic postulate, which, in times of war, itself hangs only by the skin of its teeth.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading From the Carnegie International to Festival of Firsts
Most men have no problem using a bar of Irish Spring to shower, shampoo and shave, all in about five minutes. A trend is growing, though. Izzazu International Salon has a service for men who want the same pampering traditionally reserved for women — a facial and (for men only!) a shave.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading A respite for men
In October, one of Pittsburgh’s children is coming home and throwing a big party. That child is the Carnegie Corp. of New York and the “party” is a two-​day celebration of the most recent winners of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading The observer: Fall ’07
There’s a saying in Texas, “He’s all hat and no cattle.” I don’t know why I was thinking about Texas as I flew aboard a US Airways flight bound for Ireland. It’s probably because I had just read Doug Parker’s Letter From The CEO in the in-​flight magazine, Attaché. Parker’s obligatory dear-​dummy letter…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
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