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By Lyn Jackson Fifty & Fabulous “It’s important to me to matter.” How fitting that Artsplosure is a combination of the words “explosion” and “exposure” and that Terri Dollar, the organization’s program director of 16 years, is the personification of both. With her red hair and boundless optimism and enthusiasm, Dollar is a born competitor, [...]

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By Dennis Dougherty We grew up listening to the music of the 50s and the 60s. I (Dennis) was a die hard Beatles fan and my wife, Charlyn, was attracted to the bad boys of Rock and Roll, the Rolling Stones. We both were musically inclined; I played in folk/rock bands and put myself through [...]

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By Martha Keravuori and Chuck Galle Some of the jauntiest and most memorable songs in America come from The Music Man, by Meredith Wilson. That is just one of the many reasons it is among America’s best known musicals. America also loves to love scoundrels, like Professor Harold Hill, who become a good guy. Peggy [...]