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These movers and shakers make a real difference. Recent wins: Coaching musicians, expanding low-power FM radio, teaching maker skills to kids, announcing at roller derby bouts and elevating stand-up comedy to an art.
|Brown Paper Tickets' ties to the roller derby community run deep. We went behind the bouts to interview 4 athletes. Turns out derby boosts confidence, transforms lives and converts teammates to family.
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12th Annual New York Burlesque Festival
September 19, 2014 5:19 PM
Jen Gapay and Angie Pontani are no slouches. Not only have theycreated the biggest and grandest burlesque festival of its kind in the New York Burlesque Festival, now celebrating its 12th year, but they both have very impressive resumes outside of the festival. As a performer, burlesque extraordin...