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Michael Giltz

Theater: Marilyn Maye Toasts Sinatra At 54 Below

Michael Giltz | April 18, 2015 | Entertainment
MARILYN MAYE -- HER WAY: A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA *** out of **** 54 BELOW Do I need to launch a Kickstarter campaign? Somebody, somewhere needs to get Marilyn Maye into a recording studio, pronto. She's been captured on record (The Lamp...
Alex Simon

Great Movie Characters: Frank Galvin in The Verdict

Alex Simon | April 18, 2015 | Entertainment
Frank Galvin (Paul Newman) is a man who has given up. A once-promising honors graduate of Boston College Law School, partner in one of the city's most prestigious firms (not to mention married to...
Chris Weigant

Friday Talking Points -- Chasing the Scooby Van

Chris Weigant | April 17, 2015 | Politics
Strange but true, the "Scooby van" is now part of our political lexicon. Hillary Clinton herself is apparently to blame for this one, as this was the playful name she came up with for the van she used to get from New York to Iowa this week.
Diana Scholl

Sharing the Stories of LGBTQ Youth: Caitlyn, 18, From Las Vegas

Diana Scholl | April 17, 2015 | Gay Voices
J. Luke Wood

How to Teach Men of Color: Four Critical Conditions

J. Luke Wood | April 17, 2015 | College
As scholars of the male of color experience in college, we are often asked whether all faculty can effectively teach men of color. Most often, what is really being asked is whether White faculty can teach these men.
Maresa Marangoni

The Unfortunate Side-Effect of Buying From the Internet

Maresa Marangoni | April 17, 2015 | Green
Climate change is such a massive issue that thinking about strategies for combating its effects -- or even trying to prevent them -- can be frustrating as well as daunting. Luckily, there is an ever increasing number of people that are hard at work finding solutions for problems that are small-scale and often geographically localized. Think of transport, for example. Now narrow the focus down to a single activity, parcel transport for online purchases.
Michelle Rozen

How to Prevent Disputes in Business Relationships?

Michelle Rozen | April 17, 2015 | Business
A business entails many types of relationships, all of which are crucial to its success: relationships with suppliers, customers, business partners and employees can all lead the business towards success, or weigh it down and slow it down.
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

Dr. Travis Bradberry | April 17, 2015 | Business
When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time.
Molly Borchers

12 Tips to Network Like a Boss

Molly Borchers | April 17, 2015 | Business
When I moved to a new city, networking helped me meet new friends. Today, networking and relationship building is more important for me than ever, whether I'm trying to find new client leads or place stories in the media for my clients.
Lee Traupel

Boomer Lifestyle Tools and Products for the Post Woodstock Generation

Lee Traupel | April 17, 2015 | Fifty
Woodstock it was a mess and don't let anyone tell you different. It was hot, cold, dirty, muddy, and smelly and most of the time you couldn't even hear the music. But, epic nevertheless.
John Seed

Judith Kindler: 'I Can See You.'

John Seed | April 17, 2015 | Arts
Kindler likes to raise questions, and the central question being asked in her current exhibition is "Why does each of us feel so strongly that we need to leave our mark, and to be seen?"
Women's Rights News

Pushing The Boundaries on the Perception of Muslim Women

Women's Rights News | April 17, 2015 | Women
New York-based writer/performer Aizzah Fatima produced a one-woman comedy show called "Dirty Paki Lingerie" as a result of her growing frustration with the limited perception other have of her as a refugee or a victim.
Lance Hosey

The 7 Lamps of Architecture Criticism

Lance Hosey | April 17, 2015 | Arts
In December, Architect magazine columnist Aaron Betsky listed his "best and worst" events from 2014. Among the "reasons to despair," he announced, was "The New York Times' abandonment of serious criticism of architecture."
Tewodros Melesse

A Golden Opportunity to Tackle Gender Inequality

Tewodros Melesse | April 17, 2015 | Women
We think we need to move the debate even further so we can try to tackle these challenges and at this moment, we have a golden opportunity to do that.
Nathan Gardels

Weekend Roundup: Work With Nature, Not Against It

Nathan Gardels | April 17, 2015 | World
Since Earth Day, which will be marked on April 22, was first commemorated 45 years ago, we have learned a lot about the planet's ecology. Above all, we have begun to understand the biological intelligence of nature itself that, for millennia, has managed to continually regenerate and stabilize that narrow band of a livable climate that has enabled our species and others to thrive. Working with nature, not against it, to combat climate change is the message of the Leo DiCaprio-narrated short video documentary, "Restoration," we publish this week. As senior Chinese diplomat Wu Jianmin writes from Beijing, we are also learning to work together as nations through geo-environmental cooperation, as exemplified by the recent U.S.-China agreement to jointly reduce carbon gases. (continued)
S. L. Young

Individual Character: It's Still an Important Factor in Success

S. L. Young | April 17, 2015 | Business
Character development is a lifelong pursuit. There must be a willingness to admit to mistakes, take a step back, and make a conscience decision to work toward self-improvement.
Nova Lorraine

Meet Renaissance Woman Paula 'Pixie' Dezzutti Hewlette

Nova Lorraine | April 17, 2015 | Women
I was a woman, I was pregnant, I wasn't even old enough to legally rent a car, and I had scored higher on their aptitude entrance test than any other candidate.
Sheryl Kraft

Menopause and Moods

Sheryl Kraft | April 17, 2015 | Fifty
Once I started getting regular hot flashes, I realized that anxiety frequently went along with them. I'd feel anxious about the hot flashes themselves: what would trigger them, would they embarrass me; how long would they last, would they wake me up in the middle of the night?
Warren J. Blumenfeld

9 Ways of Raising Issues of Religious Pluralism in the Schools

Warren J. Blumenfeld | April 17, 2015 | Religion
Someone said to me once that throughout the ages, more people have been killed in the name of religion than all the people who have ever died of all diseases combined. I don't know whether this is actually the case, but I do think it highlights a vital point.

Creative Escapes: 3 B&B's Where Your Art Can Take Shape | April 17, 2015 | Travel
Fancy yourself a painter? Still dreaming of college art seminars? You may not be able to commit to taking ongoing classes in your day-to-day life, but a weekend getaway at an inn could double as a time for some serious artistic indulgence.