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Celebrating "The Little Bride" with readings and song

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Anna Solomon, author of "The Little Bride"

Anyone who knows me would have been surprised to see me walking down Mass Ave in Cambridge the other night and into a hip club on the edge of the M.I.T.campus. What was I doing there?

"Baby It's You!" deserved better reviews

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Baby It's You

I’ve been absolutely dying to see the musical Baby It’s You! for a while now, and was thrilled when I finally got tickets to see the show.

Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel: A new look into the lives of the Cone sisters

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Miss Etta and Dr. Claribel
Claribel Cone, Gertrude Stein, and Etta Cone

Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s and 60s, we got our doses of high culture at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Who is Frida Kahlo?

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Tomorrow we celebrate the 104th birthday of Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist known for her striking self-portraits. Kahlo's work was largely influenced by pain after a bus accident left her with permanent disabilities, making her an inspirational figure from a disability point of view.

In 2006, conceptual identity performance artist Maya Escobar (@mayaescobar) created a Youtube video called "el es frida kahlo," below.

Forget Barbie; Dress Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Instead

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Adding to the various portrayals of Gertrude Stein and Alice B.

Women who frame our world

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Beverly Pepper and Carol Gilligan

Who are the women who frame our world? A small gathering of about 100 women met in San Francisco last week to hear from an array of leaders in the creative arts.

Graphic Details: Interview with Vanessa Davis

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"Toys in Babeland" by Vanessa Davis

Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women is the first museum exhibit to explore this unique niche of autobiographical storytelling by Jewish women. The touring exhibit, sponsored by The Forward, features the work of 18 Jewish women artists. The Jewish Women's Archive is interviewing each of the artists about their work and their experience as a female, Jewish graphic artist.

Graphic Details: Interview with Laurie Sandell

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The Imposter Daughter by Laurie Sandell (1)

Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women is the first museum exhibit to explore this unique niche of autobiographical storytelling by Jewish women. The touring exhibit, sponsored by The Forward, features the work of 18 Jewish women artists. The Jewish Women's Archive is interviewing each of the artists about their work and their experience as a female, Jewish graphic artist.

Graphic Details: Interview with Ariel Schrag

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"Dyke March" by Ariel Schrag

Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women is the first museum exhibit to explore this unique niche of autobiographical storytelling by Jewish women. The touring exhibit, sponsored by The Forward, features the work of 18 Jewish women artists. The Jewish Women's Archive is interviewing each of the artists about their work and their experience as a female, Jewish graphic artist.

Graphic Details: Interview with Ilana Zeffren

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"Grandparents" by Ilana Zeffren

Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women is the first museum exhibit to explore this unique niche of autobiographical storytelling by Jewish women. The touring exhibit, sponsored by The Forward, features the work of 18 Jewish women artists. The Jewish Women's Archive is interviewing each of the artists about their work and their experience as a female, Jewish graphic artist.

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