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NORA THE FIRST

Arts, History, Inspiration

The appearance on the European scene of A Doll’s House (1879) is one of the most important and sensational events in the history of modern theater. The international reputation of the Norwegian Henrik Ibsen (playwright, director, poet, and often referRed…

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SPACE ISN’T JUST FOR BOYS

History, Inspiration

In a press interview before her first flight into space, Sally Ride, the soon to be first female American in orbit, was asked if she cried when there were malfunctions in the simulator tests. Twenty years earlier in the USSR,…

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Katharine Wears the Pants

Arts, Features, History, Inspiration, Uncategorized

Katharine Hepburn, pioneer of stage and screen, spent a lifetime busting through conventions. My favorite one of all…pants. During an era in which wearing trousers in public was considered acceptable for men only, Katharine Hepburn insisted on wearing trousers on…