Woman Around Town: Latest Stories

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American Repertory Ballet’s Mary Barton: A Life in Dance

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Mary Barton, Ballet Master and Resident Choreographer of American Repertory Ballet (ARB), is modest when she talks about her many successes.  She calls the company

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Mermaids, Starfish, and Goldfish:
Patty Dann’s Real Life Inspires Her Books

Monday, June 16th, 2014
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“When you hear of a fourteen-year-old girl in crazy love with a twenty-nine-year-old man, the next line you hear should include the word `shotgun,’ but

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My Career Choice: Ashley Tyrner –
Owner & Founder, Farmbox Direct

Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Ashley Tyrner grew up on a farm, spending summers working at her uncle’s compost in the Midwest. She moved to Los Angeles where her life

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My Career Choice: Jenna Amicucci –
Nest Seekers International

Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Jenna Amicucci has been a real estate broker for nearly six years and has quickly become a player in the New York City real estate

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Swoosie Kurtz’s New Book, Part Swan, Part Goose

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Starting out in life with a name like Swoosie, might earn a child days of teasing. But this Swoosie is the actress Swoosie Kurtz who

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Ellen Killough, CEO of Project Healing Waters –
Using the Serenity of Fly Fishing to Help Military

Monday, May 26th, 2014
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On September 11, 2001, Ellen Killough was working for the Professional Golf Association and was scheduled to fly to St. Louis “for a tournament that

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Martha Dorn
Executive Director of Art Therapy Outreach Center

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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A sense of perspective means Martha Dorn doesn’t hit the snooze button as often as she used to. As executive director at New York’s Art

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WAT’S Proust Questionnaire: Wendy Summer –
Helping Women and Children in Afghanistan

Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Wendy Summer ventures to places many of us will only see on the 6 o’clock news. After 30 years in business, including 18 years heading

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