Saving Elephants with Art

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Tidewater Women’s Stephanie Allen sat down with California-based artist, educator, and furniture maker Wendy Maruyama at the site of her latest exhibition, The WildLIFE Project, currently on display at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk. Tidewater Women: Your degree is in furniture making. Did you…
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Theresa Caputo: Embracing Gifts

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Tidewater Women’s Stephanie Allen had the opportunity to chat with Theresa Caputo, star of TLC’s hit television series Long Island Medium, who appears in Norfolk Oct. 13. TW: Theresa I’m so excited to be speaking with you, I’m a huge fan of your show.Theresa…
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Meet Chris Hanna

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Tidewater Women’s Stephanie Allen spoke with Chris Hanna, artistic director for the Virginia Stage Company, about his experiences in the theatre business and VSC’s latest production, “I Sing the Rising Sea.” TW: So, first of all, how is the renovation going at the Wells…
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A True Love for Dance

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Tidewater Women’s Stephanie Allen spoke with Lisa Wallace, who is choreographing The Hurrah Players’ upcoming musical, “All Shook Up.” TW: What is your background in dance and choreography?  LW: Well I’ve been dancing all my life. My mom was a professional dancer and also…
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Changing the World with Art

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Tidewater Women’s Stephanie Allen spoke with Polish artist Olek, who’s currently based in New York, about her influential crochet pieces and her latest project in Virginia Beach that will raise awareness about the local waters. TW: Tell us a little about your background. Where…
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Plein Air & Portrait Artist

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Tidewater Women’s Fran Ward talked with Virginia artist Karen Kinser, about plein air painting—the French tradition of painting outside. FW: Karen, you paint plein air, and I’ve seen your website full of color painted both in outdoor settings and in the studio. KK: I…
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Alive in the Moment

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Tidewater Women’s Fran Ward talked with Katherine Hammond, ODU’S Director of Theatre. To celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death this month, ODU has organized a week-long city-wide event: “Shakespeare 400 Years After.” TW: Katherine, how does Shakespeare continue to be relevant today?…
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