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Passing Along That Thing Called Culture

There’s something about choral music that strikes a chord.  Yes, the TV show “Glee” has made it popular, but beyond that, Broadway actress LaChanze says it teaches kids how to listen.  LaChanze (pictured above) won a Tony Award in 2006 for her lead role in The Color Purple and has appeared in The Wiz, Dessa […]

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Theater in Westchester

I first met the Tony award-winning actress LaChanze in her hometown of Mt. Vernon.  I was taken in that this star of the Broadway musical “The Color Purple” had chosen Westchester as her home and that she was so devoted to this community.  It was 2007, the year of the Triple Hill Music Festival in […]

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