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Jazzmeia Horn sings East of the Sun, her winning number at the Sarah Vaughan Interntational Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC Nov. 10. Photo by Steve Hockstein

“Sassy Awards” Celebrate Sarah Vaughan at NJ PAC

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
by on Playing Around

Newark, New Jersey was the home to Sarah Vaughan who had the nickname, “Sassy.” The iconic jazz singer was born and raised in the city

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Surviving Grace – A Graceful Glimpse
Into a Debilitating Disease

Thursday, October 18th, 2012
by on Living Around

The sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and affecting over 5.4 million people*, Alzheimer’s is a disease that sneaks in with the quietest

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Go Out More with Goldstar

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
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Whether it’s the latest play or musical, cabaret or comedy club, or even a sports team that is on a winning streak, Woman Around Town

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Woman Around Town: Arena Stage’s Molly Smith—
Showcasing American Musicals and Plays

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
by on Woman Around Town

When The Music Man won the 1957 Tony Award, it beat out another musical heavyweight, Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. The two productions opened on

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An Anniversary Ten Years in the Making:
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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By any standard, a ten-year anniversary is a feat. Was any birthday sweeter or any high-school reunion less painful than your tenth? Naturally, then, the

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From Australia with Love—
Uncle Vanya at the Kennedy Center

Monday, August 15th, 2011
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Chekhov’s rural Russian landscapes are populated with bitter intellectuals, bored urban transplants, and blithering peasants—all longing for a better life, a better love, a better

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