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Arena’s Voices of Now Festival
Brings Youthful Talent to the Stage

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Young people have plenty to say and Arena Stage’s Voices of Now program provides a forum where they can create plays to speak their minds.

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Alyce Finell Could Run a Small Country

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

In a television studio filled with secretaries (women) and men, Alyce Finell’s “Look at what the VU Meter’s doing,” caused shock waves. NBC didn’t know

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The Fleecing of Young America –
Wake Up! College Debt Is Your Problem, Too

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
by on Living Around

“If you borrow money to buy a car or a house, you have to pay it back. Try not paying the IRS your taxes. You

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It’s Time for Sports to Retire “Indian” Names

Sunday, October 27th, 2013
by on Living Around

It’s a debate that has been raging for some time, whether the Washington Redskins should change its name, a name Native Americans find offensive. Redskins

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Woman Around Town: Susan Hildreth –
Guiding Libraries into the Digital Age

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

“I always loved books,” said Susan Hildreth. “I loved to read.” Growing up, Susan’s family moved around a lot. “My dad worked for Remington Arms

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Betsey Johnson Loses Her Stores But Not Her Fans

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
by on Shopping Around

Betsey Johnson will turn 70 on August 10 and by anyone’s measure, her fashion business has had an incredible run. Generations of young girls squealed

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Barbara Flood—Her Own Best Creation

Monday, November 8th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

As an adolescent in Manhattan, Barbara’s European parents sent her to the private, conservative, upper middle class girl’s school, Calhoun. Each day, she’d leave a

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Woman Around Town: Lyss Stern—Mom On a Mission

Monday, August 30th, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

By Alix Cohen It’s 5:30 a.m. Oliver and Jackson wake their mom, Lyss, who pads into the kitchen, or Café Stern, to make pancakes. Breakfast

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