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Jing Jing Tsong’s Colorful Poster
Trumpets the Cherry Blossom Festival

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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The National Cherry Blossom Festival officially begins on Friday, March 20, running through Sunday, April 12. This year, Jing Jing Tsong was tapped to design

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My Career Choice: Lauren Thierry –
Independence Day Clothing

Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Lauren Thierry had a 20-year career as an anchor but quit her job at CNN Financial News to take care of her autistic son, Liam. She

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My Career Choice: Vivian Lazar – HaZamir,
The International Jewish High School Choir

Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Vivian Lazar has been a choral singer since she was 17, singing with the Zamir Chorale, the premier Jewish choir in America. Now as director of

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Jessica Hershberg – From Broadway’s Cinderella to
Facing the Apocalypse in Signature Theater’s Soon

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Real life imitates art for Jessica Hershberg, who went from playing Cinderella on Broadway to becoming engaged to the actor, Santino Fontana, who not only

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My Career Choice: Sadie Kurzban – 305 Fitness

Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Why should workouts be painful? Sadie Kurzban thought they could be outrageous fun. Just months after graduating from Brown University, she launched 305 Fitness, a dance

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My Career Choice: Yasmine Beverly Rana – Playwright

Friday, March 6th, 2015
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One February 25, Yasmine Beverly Rana was one of just 25 artists to receive a 2015 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the

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Susan Fisher Sterling – Cracking the Painted Ceiling

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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The National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only – only – major museum in the world dedicated to celebrating the achievements of

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My Career Choice: Ashley Jernigan – Southern Tots

Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Several years ago, Ashley Jernigan found herself in a dilemma all too common for many mothers. She wanted to dress her three little girls in

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