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American Weirdness: Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? Adventures in Nevada

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
by on Living Around

After our visit to Montana and a stop in Idaho’s north panhandle, we found ourselves in terrains and climates much more hospitable than what we

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Nebraska: Sometimes Just the Dream Can Keep You Going

Saturday, January 25th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Each day for the past week I’ve received emails from Publishers Clearing House about winning $1 million for life. I hit the delete button wondering

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Oscar 2013 – A Season of Firsts

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
by on Playing Around

There will be many firsts at the Oscars this year. Seth MacFarlane will host for the first time. For the first time in 31 years,

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Jackie Maxwell Talks About Directing
Arena Stage’s Good People

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Jackie Maxwell, artistic director of Canada’s Shaw Festival, was sitting in the Toronto Airport waiting to board a flight for Ireland to visit her mother.

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Lincoln – Fighting to Abolish Slavery and Save the Union

Friday, November 9th, 2012
by on Playing Around

We all know that Abraham Lincoln served as President during the most tumultuous period in American history, and we all know that Lincoln was a

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Woman Around Town: Amanda Foreman—
British View of the Civil War

Monday, July 11th, 2011
by on Woman Around Town

This year as we mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War, there’s no better place to get a fresh perspective

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Louise Mirrer—Making History Matter

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Louise Mirrer, CEO and President of the New York Historical Society (NYHS), wrote her Ph.D. dissertation based on a mid-14th century Spanish chronicle that focused

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Catherine Blomstrom – Carpenter

Sunday, June 21st, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Most women know how to hammer a nail into a wall. (OK, maybe not all women). Catherine Blomstrom’s skills go way beyond that one simple

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