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What Does It Take to Be a Saint?

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
by on Living Around

As a child, I was always captivated by the stories of the saints. I marveled at their faith and their courage. Many were killed for

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Woman Around Town: The Mercurial Judith Sloan

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Judith Sloan is an amalgam of artist, teacher, human rights activist, oral historian, producer, and hairdresser. Talking with her is like sharing the room with

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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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Art Glass with Strength and Whimsy

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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Master Glassmaker Stanislaw Borowski and his family fled Poland for Germany in 1983. Already known for his unique engravings and glass sculptures, Borowski achieved wider

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Crossing the Border into Poland for Pottery

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
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Drive all the way to Poland just to buy pottery? Not such a crazy idea when Poland is a ninety-minute drive away from our temporary

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Back to School—German Style

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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By Stacey Walz “Well, how are you doing?” my friend, Anne, asked as I entered the main lobby of the Dresden International School. She had

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Agnieszka Balaban – Honoring Poland

Sunday, February 1st, 2009
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Agnieszka Balaban is on a mission to change New York’s opinion of all things Polish, from vodka and food, to crafts and crystal. For nearly

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