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My Career Choice: RaShonda Rosier – Non-Profits Profit
from Her Expertise, Energy, and Enthusiasm

Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Anyone who has thought about making a job switch from profit to nonprofit, need only read about RaShonda Rosier’s career. With a solid background in

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Rochelle Slovin: Founding Director of Museum of the Moving Image Returns to the Stage in Debutante

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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Rochelle Slovin, 73, has recently returned to the stage. She is a part of the successful new play, Debutante, an experimental comedy that tells the

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My Career Choice: Rachel Kling and Sophie Szych –
Mixing It Up as Mixologists at The Quill

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Remember when we called them bartenders? And remember when most of them were men? No more! Now we know that there’s skill involved in not

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Courtney Act, Drag Star, Talks About Her Art

Monday, May 5th, 2014
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In 2003, Shane Jenek of Sydney, Australia, tried out for Australian Idol but did not quite make the cut. He returned the next day in

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Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward
Goes Back to Medieval Times for Henry IV

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Ann Hould-Ward remembers the exact moment she thought about becoming a costume designer, although, at age four, she did not yet have a title for

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Erin Driscoll Doesn’t Care If You Like
Her Character, Brecht’s Polly Peachum

Monday, April 28th, 2014
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“Polly Peachum is basically a little spoiled brat of a teenager. She’s very materialistic. She has ideas of romantic love but doesn’t know how to

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Erin Moore –
New Director of the Astoria Performing Arts Center

Friday, April 25th, 2014
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The Astoria Performing Arts Center has been named a “Top Queens Attraction” by USA Today and was included in Time Out New York’s list of

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Natalie Douglas – Destined to Sing

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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“A good actor is interested in reaching the audience and feeling something together, not just asking for love. We are our instrument, self absorbed about

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