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Cheryl Strayed’s Advice for Budding Writers

Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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I just happened to hear about Cheryl Strayed and her exciting new book, Wild, from a friend who gave it a rave review. I then

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The Baltimore Waltz
Dancing Through Europe with Purpose

Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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Any great artist knows how to turn personal grief into an aesthetic achievement of some sort. Acclaimed playwright Paula Vogel did just that when she

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Woman Around Town: Carol Ostrow—Many Lives

Monday, August 16th, 2010
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The Flea Theater’s producing director Carol Ostrow lived many fascinating lives, each perhaps worth a memoir as they have encompassed everything from being a young

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Women Around Town: Victoria Pettibone and Sasha Eden—WET’s Founders Express Their Views on Women in Theater

Sunday, April 18th, 2010
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In 2006, with the first Women’s Expressive Theater (WET) “Love Benefit,” both Victoria Pettibone and Sasha Eden (left to right, above) were, themselves, in love.

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Woman Around Town: Edes Gilbert—Educator Gives Back

Sunday, January 17th, 2010
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Edes Gilbert spent fifteen years as headmistress of the prestigious Spence School, a community that includes many famous and influential graduates and parents. She has

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Woman Around Town: Linda Fairstein—Trail Blazer

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

It’s hard to imagine but when Linda Fairstein joined the Manhattan District Attorney’s (“D.A.’s”) office in 1972, she was the only woman in a class

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Woman Around Town: Linda Quan—Concertmaster

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

While obsolescence seems to be built in to most things today, there are some things for which older is definitely better.  This is certainly true

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