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  • causing consternation; "appalling conditions"

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  • Trip Tips: Reading between the lines in Venice
    By Giles Elgood VENICE (Reuters) - If you find the crowds that swirl around St Mark's Square and the Rialto a little dismaying, why not take a look at Venice through the eyes of a different type of visitor -- the writers who have haunted its canals and palazzos. The list is long. One website describes nearly 200 literary works with links to Venice, from " Read more on this news related to 'Dismaying'
  • A Dismaying Idea Of What Theatre Is
    “To say the kind of theatre performed in the West End (which is what she believed she was talking about) is one invented by white people is one thing, to say white people invented theatre ignores a whole host of other storytelling and performance traditions from Kabuki to Indian dance.” Read more on this news related to 'Dismaying'
  • ‘Annie’ another hard knock for Sony
    Leapin’ lizards! The evergreen Broadway musical “Annie’’ strays far from its Depression-era roots with truly dismaying results in this crass, charmless, tin-eared and lead-footed update. The worst Hollywood musical so... Read more on this news related to 'Dismaying'

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