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Men, Women, and Children:
When Parents Truly Don’t Know Best

Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Helping children navigate the internet is a parental priority. Parents differ in their approach. Some parents are overly protective, others not protective enough, still others

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You Can’t Take It With You: Go. Laugh.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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What can one say about this 6th Broadway production of the rollicking You Can’t Take It With You? That Annaleigh Ashford’s Essie is deadpan hysterical

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The Killing of Sister George -Problematic

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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Sister George is a beloved nurse practitioner in a small English village, the kind of cheerful, robust character who gets involved with her patients’ personal

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Uncanny Valley* – What Is It To Be Human?

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Literary science fiction and film have spent decades exploring the parameters of what it is to be human. As computers and robotics grow more sophisticated,

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Journey of a Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story -
A Bouncy Revelation

Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Author/performer Melissa Ritz discovered Ina Ray Hutton looking for audition material on YouTube. That her subject should have remained obscure during a time when issues

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Less Than 50%…An Unromantic Comedy

Monday, October 6th, 2014
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The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook…William James Would you want to relive any of your past relationships? All

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The Country House: A Family of Actors Act Out

Sunday, October 5th, 2014
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That this is a commissioned play –a star vehicle might be more accurate – will come as no surprise to those who let its pleasant

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Out of Many, One: Celebrating Diversity on the National Mall

Saturday, October 4th, 2014
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When viewed from above ground, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada’s Out of Many, One, is staggering. The latest in Rodríguez-Gerada’s “facescapes,” or oversized portraits that are visible from

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