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Courtney Act, Drag Star, Talks About Her Art

Monday, May 5th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

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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2011 – A Year Filled with Great Cultural Events
And Too Many Tragedies

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
by on Living Around

Woman Around Town began as a website for women in New York and Washington, D.C., but after two years we discovered we were being read

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Woman Around Town Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Monday, January 13th, 2014
by on Living Around

How time flies! It’s hard to believe that Woman Around Town is turning five years old this month. Debra Toppeta and Charlene Giannetti launched the

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Miley Cyrus: When Child Stars Grow Up Too Fast

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
by on Living Around

There were many attention-grabbing moments during the recent 2013 Video Music Awards: the reunion of ‘N Sync (although the group appeared at times out of

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Speakeasy Moderne

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
by on Playing Around

Once a month, the young, uber-energetic cast of Speakeasy Moderne throws a rowdy, audience-participation-encouraged party at freshly renovated (spiffy looking) Stage 72, formerly The Triad.

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Thigh Gap – Latest Body Craze
Being Fueled by Internet Photos

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
by on Living Around

It’s the latest body obsession among teen girls – the thigh gap, a space (the bigger, apparently, the better) between the thighs. And the trend

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Do We Really Need Heroes?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
by on Living Around

Hero Worship: the foolish or excessive adulation for an individual. Merriam-Webster Dictionary My childhood hero was Superman, the man of steel who fought for “truth,

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Woman Around Town: Tina Huber –
Sunshine and Creativity

Monday, January 21st, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

Co-creator of Madpax Tina Huber, “We put the punk, passion, and purpose in backpacks,” greets people with one of the sunniest smiles west of the

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