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Tempest Ladies

My Career Choice: Stella Berg and Katherine Elliot –
The Tempest Ladies

Friday, April 24th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

Men often played both male and female roles in Shakespeare’s plays. The Tempest Ladies turn that tradition on its head with their all-female Shakespeare theater

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D.C. Endangered Historic Sites Celebrated
In Photos at Historical Society of Washington

Friday, April 24th, 2015
by on Living Around

What better way to preserve historic sites than to engage the public? The Historical Society of Washington has done that with a new exhibition –

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1. photo, kate shippen roosevelt, mrs. jacob wendell, nyhistorical society, 1888, oil on canvas, john singer sargent

The Dowager’s Diary: New York City’s Downton Abbey – Week Eleven

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
by on Living Around

Just two days to Christmas, but before she could begin celebrating, Kate Roosevelt had a funeral to attend. Her diary entry for December 23, 1912

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James Lapine and Eric Schaeffer.

Signature Theatre’s Benefit Honors James Lapine

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
by on Living Around

The weather was frightful – one of the most violent thunderstorms the area has seen recently – but inside the Italian Embassy the mood was

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Erica from America: Afterthoughts

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
by on Living Around

Looking back on it all, I don’t know what I was thinking. That I would go to a country of some 50 million people, with

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Earth Day

Earth Day at the Movies

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
by on Playing Around

On Earth Day our thoughts turn to environmentalism which thanks to current events seems to be taking on increasingly dire importance with every passing day.

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ilence

The Sounds of Silence

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
by on Living Around

As I’ve written before, I do not do well with silence of almost any kind. Today I thought I’d address silences in romantic relationships. Like

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Peter Oprisko – Celebrating Sinatra
And the Great American Songbook

Monday, April 20th, 2015
by on Playing Around

For a singer, few things are more validating than to have a recording played on Jonathan Schwartz’s popular radio program. That’s what happened to Peter

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