Woman Around Town’s Editor Charlene Giannetti and writers for the website talk with the women and men making news in New York, Washington, D.C., and other cities around the world. Thanks to Ian Herman for his wonderful piano introduction.
Stacy Sullivan was born into a musical family in Boggy Depot, Oklahoma. She now lives in New York City where she continues to dazzle audiences with her performances, creating new shows that are fresh and exciting. Journalist Alix Cohen, who writes about music and theater, talks with Stacy about her childhood, her musical training, and how she continues to challenge herself with her musical choices.
Linda Lajterman wrote Life After You: What Your Death from Drugs Leaves Behind after her son, Danny died of a drug overdose. She hoped to prevent other families from losing a loved one because of the opioid/heroin epidemic. Her family’s story is the inspiration for the film, 19 Daniel Highway, now in development. Linda talks about her family, the book, and the film in this podcast.
For three years, Sharon Hazard had been writing The Dowager’s Diary for Woman Around Town, chronicling the activities of Kate Shippen Roosevelt as written about in her diary. Sharon talks about how she first “met” Kate and what it’s been like to view New York City through the eyes of a woman who counted two presidents among her relatives.
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Do you worry that you don’t have what it takes to make that venture a success? You’re not alone. Jason Veduccio has launched businesses and has also worked with many entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. He offers advice that just might help you achieve your dream of being your own boss.
Jacqueline Sibanda was born in the African nation of Zimbabwe, then raised and educated in England. She now lives in the Washington, DC area. Noticing more and more startups in tech, storytelling and other industries powered by African women entrepreneurs, Jacqueline was inspired to launch 54 Stories, conversations with African women entrepreneurs on the continent and in the diaspora.
Food Glorious Food! Do you love taking photos of your food and posting them on Instagram? Want your photos to look even better? Professional photographer Jai Williams gives tips on making your food photos look more appetizing.
Theater reviewers may get seats for the hottest plays and musicals. But along with that perk, comes huge responsibility. Award-winning writer Alix Cohen tells us what it’s like reviewing theater in New York.