Horicon’s Jersey Street Music Festival starts Friday

Every small, regional area should have their own music festival showcasing local talent and bringing neighbors together.  What fun!  We need so many more local activities providing local talent a place to show their stuff and for locals to get out and get to know one another.

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It’s time to get out your dancing shoes and bring the family to the Jersey Street Music Festival this weekend in Horicon.

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A Ramble Through the Art at the Ramble Hotel

Deborah Oropallo's "The Lion Tamer" hangs by the Ramble's front desk.

The Ramble Hotel, the latest in Denver boutique stays with a wonderful collection of art, opened last month at 1280 25th Street, at the edge of RiNo. The art in the fifty-room hotel was curated by NINE dot ARTS, a Denver-based venture that placed over 250 works on the walls, many of them by local artists.

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Are D-FW theater groups fair to women playwrights?  | Theater | Dallas News

Gender parity has been a growing issue across the nation. A  study  released June 27 by Actors Equity shows that women find fewer work opportunities and draw lower salaries than their white male counterparts. The study  examined employment data for shows that opened between 2013 and 2015. It is in line with an article in the Oct. 16 edition of American Theatre that notes that women wrote just 26 percent of plays in the 2015-16 season. Add to that the preponderance of roles for men in the classic canon, and

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