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Burlesque Performers Keep Strutting Through the Pandemic

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When the pandemic first hit, many artists and performers had to rethink how they connected with their audiences. Burlesque was no different.
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‘Never Have I Ever’ Felt So Seen by a Netflix TV Show

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Before Never Have I Ever, when was the last time you watched a show about a South Asian girl who grapples with her Indian-American identity?
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In ‘frank: sonnets,’ Diane Seuss’ New Poems are Both ‘Right Now’ and ‘Back Then’

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n Diane Seuss's frank: sonnets, the durability of the sonnet form stakes its claim as it exposes that which has often been held sacred.
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Discover New-to-You Artists in Boston MFA’s Show ‘Women Take the Floor’

Guest Post by Megan Hennessey

A few weeks ago, when I stepped into the Women Take the Floor exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston, I was met with a question: Can you name five women artists?

I scrolled through my memory of street artists I follow, of photographers whose work I enjoyed. I only got to three.read more.

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The Myth Itself: Diving into the Life of Adrienne Rich

Hilary Holladay’s biography The Power of Adrienne Rich  

FF2 Guest Post by Anne Graue

Adrienne Rich is a literary icon. She was a winning poet, essayist, and feminist literary critic most known for Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972 (1973) which garnered her a National Book Award in 1974, and Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Institution and Experience (1976), both important works that attempted to shatter the myths about sexuality and identity perpetuated by American society. … read more.

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Ask for Rachel: FF2 Interview with Filmmaker Rachel Carey

Guest Post by Diane  K. Martin

Rachel Carey is a writer, a playwright, and a filmmaker. Her feature film, Ask for Jane, covering an abortion collective in the years before Roe v. Wade, debuted in 2018 and is now streaming from Amazon, Apple, Google Play, and elsewhere.

In addition to several other plays and a television pilot, she has written a novel, Debt, published by Silver Birch Press and optioned for a TV series by the production company Calamity Jane.read more.

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