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Tania Grossinger – Memoir of an Independent Woman:
An Unconventional Life Well-Lived

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Tania Grossinger was a member of the world of “Mad Men” long before the popular television series immortalized their on-air antics.  Raised in a front

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Will On the Hill: D.C’s Most Truly Prominent Actors
Take on the Bard

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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On Tuesday, June 17 2014, during the 450th Anniversary Celebration of the Bard, a favorite bipartisan theatre event made its return to the Sydney Harman

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A Colorful, Lively How to Succeed at the Olney Theatre

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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A brash, ambitious young man dreams of rising to the top. He’s manipulative and not above using those around him. He falls in love but

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The Paley Center Went Crazy for Mad Men

Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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On Tuesday night, April 23rd, fans lined the sidewalk and members of the press wedged themselves into the highly polished marble lobby at New York’s

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Woman Around Town: Shelley White – Dressing Stars
From Boardwalk Empire, Motown, Big Fish, and Others

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
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When Shelley White was a high school student in Arlington, Virginia in the 1980s, she liked to shop at Classic Clothing, a popular vintage store

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Woman Around Town: Liza Fiorentinos’
Luludi Living Frames – Plants for Everyone

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
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Gardeners run in my family. My grandmother and mother had a way with plants; so do my sister, and daughter. I missed out on that

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The Best of Everything Timely But Disappointing

Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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Rona Jaffe’s controversial, pre-women’s liberation page-turner  The Best of Everything was adapted as a 1959 film and a 1970 television soap opera before Julie Kramer’s

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Jim Parsons Is Preaching To The Choir

Friday, June 15th, 2012
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When Jim Parsons walks on stage for his star turn as Elwood P. Dowd in Harvey, the audience applauds. There’s nothing unusual about that; luminaries

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