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Junk is beautiful and Clevelander Libby Callaway writes about it
If you have watched “American Pickers” on The History Channel and wanted to ask treasure hunters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, some pointed questions, Oct. 23 will be your chance. Wolfe will be at th...
Oct 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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To protect and to serve
It takes a special woman to suit up for a job that puts her life on the line as she braves public opinions, often negative, while protecting and serving their community. But, such is the life of po...
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Billie Jean Baker: A trailblazing beauty for all times
Despite being a single mother to two daughters, working as a hostess and judging beauty pageants, Billie Jean Baker found a way to land cameo appearances in several movies, the most famous of which...
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José Hernandez: A young Hispanic making education pay off
The number of Hispanics ages 18 to 24 on U.S. college campuses grew by nearly a quarter, highlighting what The Associated Press called “a substantial and increasingly rapid demographic transition i...
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American Pickers comes to the Museum Center
The Museum Center will host a talk and book signing with Mike Wolfe, author and star of “American Pickers,” and co-author and former Cleveland resident Libby Callaway. The lecture by Wolfe will be ...
Oct 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The secret life of the American dancer
The dynamic dancers who train at Ginger Brown’s Academy of Performing Arts have been shaking their tail feathers way before shows like “Dancing With the Stars” inspired the nation to go footloose. ...
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Abigail Gatlin is the ‘Cats’ meow
Abigail Gatlin, adjunct faculty with the Cleveland City Ballet, has just completed a run of the musical “CATS” at the Cohoes Music Hall in Cohoes, N.Y. The show was the season opener for the Cohoes...
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Lisa McGarvey’s life and music
If it looks like professional accordionist Lisa McGarvey is the hardest-working senior citizen in show business since Betty White, don’t be surprised. She may well be. At age, 79, McGarvey recently...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jason Dooley: Retro folk, pop singer goes ‘3-D’
If music’s mission is to shed light on the human heart, local musician Jason Dooley is taking that mission and making his own brand of heartfelt music. The Cleveland native is drawing on similar me...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic ‘Memories’ presented to Cleveland library’s History Branch
Author Elizabeth “Betty” Bryant Bandy presented a copy of the book, “Little Murray Memories, in Stories and Pictures of the Way We Were,” to the Cleveland Public Library History Branch Sept. 9. The...
Sep 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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