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Anna Violette swings to success

Anna Violette swings to success

Larissa Lieberson, Social Media Director
June 20, 2014 • 868 views
Filed under Features

She’s more than your typical gymnast. Yes, she’s only two levels away from being elite, but her talents include more than just roundoffs, layouts and uprises. Anna Violette ’14 can, and definitely has, done it all. She was the captain of the girls’ gymnastics team, a member of the... Read more »

Kids strut their stuff for K.I.D.S

Kids strut their stuff for K.I.D.S

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor
June 11, 2014 • 751 views
Filed under News

On Sunday June 8, Mitchells of Westport brought out the runway and hosted the Walk the Runway for K.I.D.S., a fashion show fundraiser by Ellen Gang and her students. Gang, a professor at the Fashion Institution of Technology in New York, also runs Ellen Gang design studio in town. She teaches sewing classes, fashion illustration and portfolio prep to ... Read more »

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011 • 5,665 views
Filed under A&E

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on CBS from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show was held at the 3,000-seat Beacon Theatre on upper Broadway in Manhattan instead of its usual home at the 6,000-seat... Read more »