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Jane Howze

   Jane Howze is managing director of The Alexander Group.

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Sundance Wrap

Best of Sundance films feature Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass and the magic of music

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — The 30th Sundance Film Festival ended its 10-day run Sunday, with filmmakers from 37 countries hoping to strike Hollywood gold by having their films acquired by a ...


Summer Down Under

New Year's visit to Sydney starts with a snag but ends with a bang

By Jane Howze

I have an instinct for bad travel days, and although not infallible, I had an ominous feeling as we left our Thai resort. The trip to the airport, which should ...


Postcard from Hawaii

Hawaiian paradise: Big Island has volcanoes, golf and a new hangout for high rollers

By Jane Howze

The Big Island of Hawaii—not to be confused with the state of Hawaii, (it's made up of eight major islands of which the Big Island is the largest ...


Pricey Paradise

The magical Maldives: A perfect place to do absolutely nothing

By Jane Howze

I had read about the water, beaches and beauty of this island republic for years, but honestly, who makes a 22-hour journey for water and beaches, when so many wet ...


Old Phone Habits Die Hard

Why iPhone and Android can't compete with 3-year-old BlackBerry

By Jane Howze

A person's relationship with a cell phone is very personal. Most of us don't go anywhere without it. It is always close by — in our pocket, the drinkholder ...


Sundance Film Festival 2013

Sundance hits high notes with films starring Mick Jagger, Aretha Franklin and the Eagles

By Jane Howze

At the onset of the Sundance Film Festival, executive director John Cooper said that one of the big themes this year is music. After watching many serious documentaries and dramas ...


Sundance Film Festival 2013

Steve Jobs, Linda Lovelace and next year's Oscar winner meet at Sundance Film Festival

By Jane Howze

In the closing days of the Sundance Film Festival, several films with big names and big themes based on real-life individuals captured the attention of filmgoers and critics. Some are ...


Sundance Film Festival 2013

Political documentaries make the grade at Sundance, but teacher-student sex affair film fails

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — The first few days of the Sundance Film Festival are characterized by film stars, paparazzi and gridlock traffic. But as the festival continues, actors depart for their ...


Movie Time

Texas-made films grab center stage at Sundance Film Festival, including Linklater's latest

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — It is shaping up to be a banner year for Texas-centered films and filmmakers as the Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday and runs through January 27 ...


Love, economic ruin & unknown singer

6 don't-miss films from Sundance Film Festival 2012 that may have Oscar magic

By Jane Howze

While others spent New Year’s Day watching bowl games and making resolutions, I was focused on movies. For the last four years I have reviewed films at the Sundance ...


The Hacker

Fore! Ahoy! World's best golf cruise includes stops at six landmark courses

By Jane Howze

Ah, Labor Day weekend. A symbolic if not precise end of summer. A time to ramp up for the fall, but not without reflecting on that summer vacation, cruise or ...


Sports Insider

My golf lesson with Annika Sorenstam (along with a little talk about Tiger Woods & life)

By Jane Howze

While Ernie Els was rallying to win his second British Open, this hacker was having the golf experience of a lifetime. Sometimes Lady Luck smiles on us in ways that ...


Be current

How to stay relevant — and keep your job — after 55: Embrace social media & get a haircut

By Jane Howze

It is a common and somewhat justified belief among executives closing in on their 60th birthdays, that their age is working against them.They typically respond by revising their resumes ...


when will they learn?

Honesty is best policy: Scott Thompson Yahoo! debacle proves once again, don't lie on your resume

By Jane Howze

Last week’s media frenzy focused on Scott Thompson, the new CEO of Yahoo!, who claimed to have earned a degree in computer science when in fact, his degree was ...


Sundance Journal

Sundance means music, too: Hitting the high notes with Donovan & Sugar Man's main man

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — I love the middle part of the 11-day Sundance Film Festival.  Most of the big name stars and publicity seekers leave after opening weekend and along with ...


Sundance Journal

Redford is right: Documentaries rule at Sundance; Versailles, Bananas & Sugar Man lead pack

By Jane Howze

PARK CITY, Utah — While stars attract a lot of attention at Sundance, real film buffs come for the documentaries. On opening day, Robert Redford, who used his star clout to ...


It's freaking hot

Snap out of it: 9 ways to shake the malaise in the summer of our discontent

By Jane Howze

When Shakespeare wrote of Richard III’s “winter of our discontent," he was not referring to the summer of 2011, but perhaps he could have been. Possibly the long, drawn ...


Do's and Don't's

How to be the perfect house guest: 10 foolproof ways to ensure you get invited back again

By Jane Howze

When my husband and I built our dream home in Park City, Utah, six years ago, we had no idea there was an etiquette to being a house guest. At ...


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