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

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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In the The Dowager’s Diary, the month of October, 1912 began with a reason to celebrate. It was the fifth wedding anniversary of Kate Roosevelt’s

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Sherrie Maricle and DIVA –
Celebrating Big Band Sound

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

When Sherrie Maricle was in the fourth grade she wanted to play the trumpet. “I was told that girls didn’t play the trumpet and my

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Woman Around Town: Neeta Helms –
The Class Act Behind Classical Movements

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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We’ve all heard that old joke: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice.” But how do you get a world renowned orchestra—with

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Woman Around Town: Jennifer Sheehan Has a Calling

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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The little brown-haired daughter born to Jan and Diane Sheehan almost arrived performing. At 2 ½ she could credibly manage “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” “in

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Woman Around Town: Cookie Stark—
The New Kid on the Block

Friday, April 13th, 2012
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When Cookie Stark’s vocal coach and director, Eric Michael Gillett, gave her the song Let’s Talk Dirty to the Animals (by Gilda Radner), the #%!*

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Bill Cunningham New York:
A Historical Snapshot of Street Fashion

Thursday, March 24th, 2011
by on Playing Around

My quintessential New York moment arrived in a brief second. If I had blinked or turned my head, I would have missed it. A blur

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Andrea Marcovicci: Breakfast by Candlelight

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Romanticism is precisely situated neither in choice of subject nor exact truth, but in the way of feeling…Charles Baudelaire It’s 6 a.m. in Studio City, California.

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Woman Around Town: Karen Akers—The Ultimate Chantoozie

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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By Alix Cohen One Out Of Twenty-One Equals Nine “There was a night when the universe was somehow in beautiful sync at The 46th Street

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