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Erika Finn is a podcast personality, lifestyle coach, and lawyer. She loves music, theater and food, and is thrilled to be able to bring the personalities behind these professions to life in a series of detailed fascinating interviews.

In addition, Erika combines her passion for the stage with her lifestyle coaching each week on her podcast, The Erika Finn Show, which features fun, unique and in-depth conversations with Broadway's greatest stars.

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My Night Out: Liming Like a Local in Anguilla With Nori Evoy

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2016 | 12:00 AM

The in-the-know blogger of all things Anguilla, Nori Evoy (her Facebook page Anguilla Beaches has over 30,000 followers), graciously offered to join me out for a night on the town to explore Anguilla. After jetting into Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Martin, I hopped on the Funtime Charter Boats...

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Omari Banks: Former Cricketer Turned Reggae Rocker Is Making Waves

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2016 | 3:40 PM

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At six foot five, dark and handsome, with long dreadlocks and a cool Caribbean style, you can't help but be drawn to Omari Banks. I meet up with Omari at Café Mediterraneo at Cuisinart Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla, which is conveniently...

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Meet the Chef: Executive Chef Jasper Schneider Brings Local Flavors To Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2016 | 10:53 AM

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Chef Jasper Schneider must have quite a long grocery list. As Executive Chef overseeing Le Bistro at Santorini, Tokyo Bay, Italia, Café Mediterraneo and The Beach Grill, all located on the property of the Cuisinart Resort & Spa in Anguilla, his talents...
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My Night Out: Trading Broadway Tunes for Caribbean Melodies

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2016 | 4:42 PM

I arrived in St. Martin full of excitement and ready to embark on a musical exploration and cultural adventure. I headed to my hotel, Belmond La Samanna, a luxury resort with white-washed Mediterranean decor which overlooks a stunning beach on the French side of the island. Staring out at the...

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My Night Out: Entertained By The Songs of Tor and Lisa at Feinstein's/54 Below

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2016 | 3:53 PM

I entered Feinstein's/54 Below's dark, sexy, red supper club through a series of steps leading us underground (I now understood why it's called 54 Below). My friend Lori and I were greeted by a hostess and whisked off to a table near the stage, where we ordered cocktails and waited...

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Tyler Lea On Making His Broadway Debut, Horticulture & Spielberg

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 2:06 PM

Tyler Lea is currently playing the lead role of Christopher, a teenager on the autism spectrum, in the Tony-Award Winning Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. I caught up with Tyler on a Saturday morning to discuss taking on such a powerful role.

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Rising Chef Adam Kenworthy Takes on the World One Bite at a Time

(2) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 12:27 PM

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I met up with personal chef and restaurant consultant Adam Kenworthy at the farm-to-table restaurant Cafe Clover in the West Village, an apropos locale for our interview as Adam is passionate about organic, farm-to-table food. I spotted Adam immediately as he entered the...

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My Night Out: Taking On Broadway Street In Nashville!

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 1:59 PM

Howdy! I have a confession to make; I cheated on Broadway with Nashville this weekend. This little New Yorker visited THE city of country music, of my girl Taylor Swift, of cowboy hats, of southern accents and fried chicken. And here's my revelation: country music brings out a different side...

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Gregor Collins Talks Life, Love & Maria Altmann

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 3:12 PM

I met up with Gregor Collins, author of the The Accidental Caregiver: How I Met, Loved, And Lost Legendary Holocaust Refugee Maria Altmann, at a bar in the east village of NYC. Gregor is warm and friendly (and yes, he does go by his full name Gregor), with a mix...

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Rising Star Pico Alexander Talks Social Media, Bioluminescence and Taking Risks

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 12:33 PM

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I met up with Pico Alexander at the Cafe at the Signature Theatre on the eve of his 24th birthday. He was taller than I expected with a thick head of hair that he hid under his fedora hat. Pico has a spiritual...

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Laura Heywood on "Coming Out" on Twitter As BroadwayGirlNYC & What's Next For Her

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 11:18 AM

Laura Heywood is vivacious, entrepreneurial and full of passion. She grew up in Oakland, California and, after attending the University of Puget Sound in Washington, found herself back in California to start her career as an intern with the Sarah & Vinnie show at ALICE@97.3FM (KLLC) in San Francisco. She...

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Micah Stock on Playing Gus, Googling Dirty Jokes & Lessons Learned

(1) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 3:48 PM

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In a play where he has been surrounded by immeasurable talent - from Nathan Lane to Martin Short to F. Murray Abraham to Stockard Channing to (need I go on?) - Micah Stock stands out as the little-known but bright rising star. I...

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Jill Paice on Heartbreak, Paris, and Having a Ball Playing Milo in an American in Paris

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 11:19 AM

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Broadway actress Jill Paice is having the time of her life playing the role of the rich American heiress Milo Davenport in An American in Paris on Broadway. I caught up with her before her Thursday night performance to talk about getting her...

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Singer/Songwriter Drew Gasparini on Bathroom Inspiration, The Travails of Wikipedia and the Reason He Does It All

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 11:15 AM

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I waited for Drew Gasparini at a table in the back of a to-go deli on a Wednesday night in the middle of bustling Times Square; so bustling that we changed our meeting location a few times before deciding on the empty, though...

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Comedian Robert Dubac Talks About Settling Down, What Women Really Want and Performing His One-Man Show

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 3:08 PM

I met up with Robert Dubac at the bustling iconic restaurant Pershing Square on 42nd Street. I noticed immediately that he has a warmth about him that you don't expect from a comedian; maybe it's a result of his choice to live in Telluride, Colorado or perhaps its due to...

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My Night Out: Lifting Up My Hands At Hedwig

(2) Comments | Posted March 9, 2015 | 1:45 PM

Last night, I went to see the unbelievable production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The show is vibrant, vulnerable and energetic, dark yet funny and - I confess - this wasn't my first time seeing it. I saw it brilliantly played by Neil Patrick Harris, then Andrew Rannells was...

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My Night Out: Looking for Love At 'Honeymoon In Vegas'

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 6:35 PM

Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas has the electricity of the city after which it is titled. Rob McClure's giddy slapstick humor as Jack Singer is contagious, and Tony Danza as Tommy Korman is just well... he's Tony Danza! The female lead Brynn O'Malley takes on the role of the irresistible Betsy...

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My Night Out: Girl Crushing on Idina Menzel at 'If/Then'

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 8:30 AM

What a show. I officially have a girl crush. Her name is Idina Menzel although some may know her as Adele Dazeem (if you don't know what I'm talking about google "john travolta at oscars"). Idina's comic timing, incredible raw talent (that voice!) and star sparkle yet girl-next-door approachability make...

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It's Really Okay to Go at Your Own Pace

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2013 | 2:07 PM

The past few months have been very exciting for me -- I launched my life coaching website as well as my new interview-style Internet radio talk show, Live.Love.Grow. I've missed you all though -- as we haven't been able to share ideas and thoughts over the past few...

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How to Listen to Your Own Voice Above All the Criticism

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 1:37 PM

Recently, a friend of mine discovered her passion for travel and made a huge decision to save up her money, quit her legal job, and travel the world for a year. Although many of her friends were amazed and inspired by her ability to know what she was passionate about...

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