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At hearing the word “story,” it is easy to picture a mere book. But the role and nature of stories goes far beyond paper and pen. Storytelling is a trait unique to humans, and from the beginning, it has been an important thread of reality.

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The turn of the century has brought a turn of perspective in the sports landscape. With virtual games like fantasy football hosting more than 45 million people and billions of dollars every year being spent on betting sites, stakes at a professional ballgame extend far greater than the profe…

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As part of Montgomery Parks’ celebration of the annual Latino Conservation Week, the Noyes Children’s Library Foundation presents the book ¡Olinguito! by local author Lulu Delacre as the seventh Noyes StoryWalk®. Families are invited to read the book on posted signs as they stroll through Wh…

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Poetry has always held a special place in the Black community. It has been one of the most prominent art forms used by African Americans and has spread its roots across the Black diaspora. During the civil rights era, prominent poets such as Langston Hughes used the medium to express politic…

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Rough  Trade Records Brooklyn store and Concert Venue where  shows were coproduced with The Bowery Presents has closed  and they are  now located  in Rockefeller Center. You can also make purchases online.Support independent  stores.

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Dibruno Brothers  was founded in 1939 in Philadelphia.It is now run by 3 cousins who are bringing culinary delights to their customers.When covid hit they looked for other ways to educate their customers  since in store tastings were no longer possibleThey started virtual events which are no…

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Rachel Brook is cantor at Park Avenue Synagogue and was the Cantorial Soloist at Temple Beth Ami for 2 years. Last week she participated in the Songs of Hope program

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Every female athlete, no matter the sport, has two things in common: a love for their sport and familiarity with empty stands. Something else that most females, athlete or not, are familiar with are the preexisting rules that hold us back: stay on the path, be grateful, wait for permission, …

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As Netflix adds new shows and movies to their library, they remove others when their license agreements are over. The removal of certain movies and shows has been controversial across Netflix viewers. Viewers are not happy when their favorite show or movie gets removed.

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PROVIDENCE, RI (January 12, 2021) – The Wilbury Theatre Group presents the world premiere of The Race by Mark Binder, directed by Brien Lang. This challenging new play, done in an emerging new performance medium, examines the common, and sometimes uncommon, obstacles of a high-pressure corpo…

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Ted Bennett and Deborah Cahn have been planting grapes making wine and non alcoholic grape juice since the 1970s in Northern California's  Anderson Valley. First  they planted Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir. Today their daughter  Sarah  operates PennyRoyal Farm with Erika Mckenzie Chapter. Al…

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1) Valley Milkhouse Lady's Slipper and WitchGrass Lady's Slipper 's rind is  soaked in hard cider from Frecon Farms of Boyertown.Pennsylvania which has been in business since 1944 .This tomme style is well worth ordering.Witchgrass is a lactic cheese ripened using  vegetable  ash.

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All In: The Fight for Democracy, which was officially released to the public on Sept. 18 through Amazon Prime Video, is a captivating film that not only leaves audiences more knowledgeable in regards to the prevalent issue of voter suppression, but inspired as well.

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The major motion picture “Greenland” is what audience members get when the producers of “John Wick,” “The Town” and “Clash of the Titans” work with renowned director Ric Roman Waugh -- and I loved it.

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La Tur is unique made of cow’s, goat, and sheep’s milk. It comes from Piedmont where you can forage for truffles or discover a fine Italian wine. Because of its texture, enjoy it for dessert instead of ice cream.

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The rind of this cheese has a coat of tomato and extra virgin olive oil, which gives it a tang. It is made of raw sheep’s milk produced in March, hence the name, and available in June. Don’t wait till 2021 see if you can find some now to take away the quarantine blues.

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Nocetto Di Capra is a soft-ripened goat cheese from Lombardy. The milk comes from Orobica goats. It is sweet without being overpowering. Well worth the velvety texture experience on your palate. Nocetto Di Capra is available at Dibruno Brothers

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Farmer Al started the farm in 1976. All the fruit in the ice cream sandwiches is  grown on the farm and one person makes the ice cream over 2 days in the kitchen supervised by Farmer Al's wife. With Suburban Maryland having a long period of over 90 degrees I have been enjoying them and you w…

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The gothic serial “Dark Shadows” has had various incarnations over the years. Starting as an original television soap opera of the 1960s and 1970s, it became a comic book series, a big-budget 1991 primetime series, and several movies. The most recent adaptation was a Tim Burton film, which is both an homage and a spoof […]

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GLEN ECHO – Officials at The Puppet Co. announced on Feb. 10 that its artistic and managerial staff would be retiring effective, ending a run that spanned over three decades. Its leadership and puppet masters, Allan Stevens, Christopher and MayField Piper, worked with the company since the early 1980s, entertaining children and adults at Glen […]

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“Spring Awakening” or in its original title “Frühlings Erwachen” is a somber play from the late 1800s by German playwright Frank Wedekind. Americans are becoming increasingly familiar with this drama in the form of the 2006 musical Spring Awakening. In the current production at the Round House Theatre in the heart of Bethesda, Wilhelmine Germany […]

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Go-go boots, miniskirts and bell-bottom trousers. A background of multi-colored square panels bordering on the psychedelic slapstick and one-liners. We describe not the return of “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In” from its TV Land hiatus, but the current production of the Folger Theatre’s “Merry Wives of Windsor,” 1970s style. This period update of the Shakespeare comedy, […]

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ROCKVILLE – After finding success in the Fairfax and Washington, D.C. areas, Eerkin’s Uyghur Cuisine, an Uyghur family-owned restaurant, has moved onto Rockville Pike to set up its first Maryland location, in the address of the former Japanese bistro café Rolls ‘n Rice. Three years in the business, the family is hoping to expand understanding […]

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Metropolitan theatergoers will get a rare treat when James Baldwin’s “The Amen Corner” opens Feb. 11 at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington with a new American version directed by Whitney White. Published by the literary giant in 1954, “The Amen Corner” was first produced in May 1955 on the campus of Howard University and, over […]

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Price and Son is a venerable shoe manufacturing business in Northampton, England, founded in 1890. In the 21st century, however, it is struggling as the owner passes away and leaves it to his son, Charlie Price. Fresh out of college, Charlie is conflicted about what to do, as he never particularly wanted to follow in […]

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In his book on the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm called “The Owl, the Raven and the Dove,” Georgetown University scholar G. Ronald Murphy notes that these “fables and myths express a feeling that nature is aware of us. We, in turn, are afraid of the passing of time and aging.” These exact themes […]

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The 18th Annual Let Freedom Ring Celebration was held on, Jan. 20 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, drawing a capacity crowd that came to honor the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Sponsored by the Kennedy Center and Georgetown University, the event featured 10-time Grammy Award winner […]

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Visitors of the Kentlands Mansion and Arts Barn in Gaithersburg currently have an opportunity to celebrate a famous phenomenal singer of the mid-twentieth century: the great Nat King Cole. Cole was not only a suave romantic balladeer but also a jazz pianist of renown. Both sides of Cole are on display in a enthralling performance […]

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The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has developed a new way to experience a film. On a fairly regular basis, it screens a movie with the BSO playing the orchestral soundtrack score live. These performances are done for several showings, divided between the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore and the Strathmore Music Center in Bethesda. […]

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A grand and lavish “My Fair Lady” is at the Kennedy Center through Jan. 19, and this touring production of Director Bartlett Sher’s recent Broadway musical will beguile you with its excellent singing and acting. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion,” with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, the […]