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    Q & A with comedian Sheri Flanders

    Aug. 7, 2014, 11:59 a.m., Posted by laflor

    Sheri Flanders studied improv at The Second City Training Center and iO (formerly Improv Olympic) in Chicago, as well at Just The Funny’s conservatory in Coral Gables. She is a director, actor, multidisciplinary artist and cast member of Just The Funny. On Saturday, August 23rd at 9 p.m., join Flanders...

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    Last of the Neanderthals get reflective in their final moments at Practice

    Aug. 7, 2014, 10:10 a.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    The décor in Practice right now lies somewhere in that indistinct region between The Jetsons and The Flintstones, featuring an anachronistic, plasticine mix of tapestries, tusks, spears and humanoid parts for the show “Hominine.” Most apparent are the pair of heads stuck to said spears toward one corner of the...

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    Student Showcase of Arts Excellence held at The Stage is the apex of artistic expression for inner-city youth

    Aug. 6, 2014, 7:10 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Rudy Sablon, The Motivational Edge Rudy Sablon is the Director of Programs for The Motivational Edge, a nonprofit that uses the arts to inspire youth towards academic achievement, increased self-confidence and building essential life skills. Below, he writes about a student performance showcasing many of the lyrical expression and...

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