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Celebrate the Songs of Leiber and Stoller

Monday, April 21st, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Not many fans know by name the songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. But begin to list their many songs—-”Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Stand

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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

Monday, April 21st, 2014
by on Playing Around

Paradise, defined as “a very beautiful, pleasant, or peaceful place that seems to be perfect,” like so many other words, has various connotations for various

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Bullets Over Broadway – A Near Miss

Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Bullets Over Broadway joins Big Fish, Bridges of Madison County, and Rocky as less than successful translations from film to stage Still, the show’s potential

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Kicking Off Filmfest DC With The Grand Seduction

Saturday, April 19th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Thursday, April 17, 2014, the 28th annual Filmfest DC had its opening night debut at AMC Mazza Galleries in Friendship Heights, with the Newfoundland comedy

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Tina Shafer –
Songwriter for Celine, Sheena, and Avril

Friday, April 18th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

Celine Dion’s multi-platinum selling Let’s Talk About Love included “Love Is on the Way,” written by Tina Shafer, along with Denise Rich and Peter Rizzo.

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5 Ways Education and Jobs
Will Transform in the Future

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
by on Living Around

News reports are filled with what’s happening with employment. While many college graduates are bogged down with loans, most young people still respond to the

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The Sensory Child Gets Organized:
Happier Living for Challenged Children

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
by on Reading Around

Carolyn Dalgliesh’s The Sensory Child Gets Organized is as precisely structured as the rooms and strategies she describes. In this, her first book, Dalgliesh offers

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Alyce Finell Could Run a Small Country

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

In a television studio filled with secretaries (women) and men, Alyce Finell’s “Look at what the VU Meter’s doing,” caused shock waves. NBC didn’t know

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