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Kung Fu – Entertaining, Visual Wow and NOT Just for Men

Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu is more and less than a bio-story about martial arts expert/ action film star Bruce Lee. Based on Lee’s multifaceted

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Catching up with Ex-SNL Cast Member, Julia Sweeney

Saturday, April 6th, 2013
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At least once a year, I watch the DVD recording of Julia Sweeney’s one-woman show, God Said, ‘Ha!’ You may remember her as a Saturday

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Woman Around Town: Valerie Ghent Seems To Do It All

Monday, February 18th, 2013
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Valerie Ghent is a musician, vocalist, songwriter, recording engineer and producer. She can intelligently discuss psychology and Russian literature and has explored the natural wonders

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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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Mingmei Yip’s Skeleton Women
Gripping Tale of a Courtesan and Spy

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Skeleton Women, by multitalented musician, artist, and author Mingmei Yip, prompts a number of associations and comparisons. The title refers to Chinese courtesans in Shanghai in

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Woman Around Town: Georgette Mosbacher–Country Girl

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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Highland, Indiana seems a long way from Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. But after talking with Georgette Mosbacher, CEO of Borghese Cosmetics and Republican fundraiser, one gets

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Woman Around Town: Gully’ s Travels

Monday, November 14th, 2011
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Gully Wells, features editor for Conde Nast Traveler, knows a thing or two about travel. But the place she knows best is her late mother’s

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127 Hours and The Town—Films to See Before the Oscars

Saturday, February 19th, 2011
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Picture this: You want to see a movie, either at the theater or on pay TV. Looking over the available listings, you come up with

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