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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snow, Cinema, Stars: Sundance Film Festival

Snow, Cinema, Stars: Sundance Film Festival

The starriest of the film-glam parties dons its mittens and prepares. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sundance Ticket Registration Opens

Sundance Ticket Registration Opens

The planet's most famous indie-flick-a-rama hits "go" on ticket registration. Read »

Monday, Sep 19, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sundance Festival Pass Time

Sundance Festival Pass Time

Hope to have a film in play? Just want to catch some movies? Your day is nearly here. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011 at 12:49 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sundance, the Store

Sundance, the Store

Even if you're not going, you can still get the gear. Read »

Thursday, Jan 6, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sundance Tips from Sundance's Director

Sundance Tips from Sundance's Director

Festival director John Cooper offers some insights onto planning your trip. Read »

Monday, Dec 13, 2010 at 4:40 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Your Sundance Advance Tickets

Your Sundance Advance Tickets

There are ticket dates to know before you go. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010 at 3:21 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Trip to Sundance Contest

Trip to Sundance Contest

Make a donation to the Institute, and be entered in a "win a trip to Park City" contest. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sundance Early-Booking Lodging Deal

Sundance Early-Booking Lodging Deal

There's a special going through Oct. 31. Bonus: The Sundance Institute benefits. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.