front room


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The plotless performance begins in the capacious front room, then soon moves into the bi-level back room. Laura Collins-hughes, New York Times, "Exponential Festival: Unexpected Theater in Unfamiliar Real Estate," 24 Jan. 2018 There are three different areas of the drama room: a front room, a back room, and an office. Marie Claire, "A Year of Grieving and Healing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School," 14 Feb. 2019 His clay sculptures line the china cabinet in the front room. Lydia Woolever, Popular Mechanics, "How Families Are Taking Care of Wounded Veterans," 28 Nov. 2018 Howard could remember as a kid going over to his grandparents’ Port Richmond rowhouse, where the family ran a grocery in the front room. Mike Newall,, "How the Hoagie Historian is fighting to save Philly's beleaguered History Museum | Mike Newall," 11 July 2018 Looking past the woman, who was still blocking the doorway, Vince spied a framed photo resting atop a piano in the front room. Edward Mcclelland, Chicago Reader, "Meet Resurrection Mary, the ghost of Archer Avenue," 26 June 2018 Hundreds of dolls inhabit the East Hampton Victorian-era house, filling the floor and walls of the two front rooms and running up the entry-hall stairway. Susan Dunne,, "Hundreds Of Dolls Find New Life Under Loving Hands At Calling All Dolls Hospital," 22 May 2018 Next door 21 Dreams: Arts & Culture Collective features art shows in its front rooms that serve as a gallery. New York Times, "36 Hours in Montgomery, Ala.," 3 May 2018 The walls of the front rooms were painted in dark rich hues. Damon Johnstun,, "Step into Dimore Studio's evocative world: Milan Design Week (photos)," 12 Apr. 2018

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1781, in the meaning defined above

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