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Environmental Film Festival: A Wealth of Knowledge

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Rain casted a somber tone over the last day of the Environmental Film Festival; yet, attendees were enthusiastic to see the 20 films shown throughout

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WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Renee Philippi -
Alone in Triptych

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

When Renee Philippi tells us she doesn’t have much free time lately, she’s not kidding. Alone in Triptych, a play she wrote and will co-direct

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Slowgirl: Walking An Emotional Labyrinth

Monday, July 9th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Sterling lives in the Costa Rican jungle up the road from a village named for Los Angeles (population 84) and just a bit further from

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Dinosaurs on Vandam Street!

Monday, July 2nd, 2012
by on Playing Around

Heads up! There are singing, dancing, dinosaurs on Vandam Street, they know where we are, and they’ve discovered the truth! Decidedly NOT a children’s musical,

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The Windland Smith Rice Awards:
Stunning Nature Photography from Around the World

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
by on Playing Around

The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow It won’t surprise you to hear that I recently attended an exhibition

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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 2.0—
Bringing Voices Around the World Together

Saturday, April 9th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The idea started when a young woman, Britlin Losee, recorded a video of herself singing Eric Whiteacre’s Sleep, and posted it on YouTube. Watching the

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Creativity Blooms at Creative Arts

Monday, February 22nd, 2010
by on Living Around

By Suzanne Clifton Walsh This is the time of year when parents begin to explore summer camp possibilities for their children. While out-of-the-city sports and

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Woman Around Town: Edes Gilbert—Educator Gives Back

Sunday, January 17th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

Edes Gilbert spent fifteen years as headmistress of the prestigious Spence School, a community that includes many famous and influential graduates and parents. She has

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