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the hot period between early July and early September

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While the conservatory season is "partly pedagogical," says Learning, the Dog Days productions give students a true professional opportunity.
The dog days show up in hanging baskets of flowers that gallantly withstood the late-afternoon sun for three months, but now succumb to being, like doughnuts, baked daily.
A later Latin translation of this expression as dies caniculares is the source of the English phrase dog days.
30pm, 8pm; Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (U) Fri-Thu 10.
Drawing on The Last Straw and Dog Days stories, Greg (Zachary Gordon) is developing feelings for a girl he likes, Holly Hills (Peyton List).
But Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is the weakest chapter so far.
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS (U, 94 mins) Children/Comedy/Romance.
Levitt's latest Dog Days installment does not disappoint.
The adjective Canicular means "pertaining to Sirius", so dog days are also called Canicular days.
The Greek writer Plutarch called this time h[macron over e]merai kynades, literally, "dog days" -- the days of the Dog Star -- and by way of Latin this phrase was translated into English as dog days.
Dog Days, from choreographer Sylvain Emard's ensemble, continues his interest in the environment, and is marked out by a vigorously physical style.
The dog days of summer are anything but slow at Trump Plaza where sales are moving as fast as construction of the new 40-story luxury residential tower that soars above the New Rochelle skyline.
They called these hottest days of summer "The Dog Days.
These scotties get you through the dog days of winter.
During the dog days of summer (although technically over August 11, when Sirius, the Dog Star, stopped rising at the same time as the sun), let's take time out for a chuckle or two.