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Expresso plans immigration justice night

Expresso Yourself @ the Historic Meetinghouse will return on Saturday, November 23, for Chasing the Light: A Night of Poetry and Spoken Word on Immigration Justice. Among the evening's guests will be host Betsy Johnson, Regie Gibson, Jamele Adams, Amy Mevorach, Thea Iberall and Ben Jackson. This past summer, Betsy Johnson, a local poet and storyteller,...
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‘We Did It for You!’ coming soon

The musical "We Did It for You!" is more than just something to entertain people. “It offers a multi-century parade of feminine genius and courage, and does it with humor and fun,” says Paul Williams, the Oscar-winning songwriter. Written by Thea Iberall, "We Did It for You!" is a charming musical that tells of the...
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Rich Berg to play Expresso

On January 26, the Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse will feature Rich Berg. The evening's theme will be “Free Voices.” Rich Berg is the producer and co-host of For the Love of Words filmed at Easton Community Cable, and the program developer and co-instructor of the Poetry Workshops at the Ames Free Library, both in Easton. He...
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Steve Rapson to play Expresso

On August 25, Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse will be featuring recording artist, songwriter, and performing musician Steve Rapson. The evening's theme will be “I Can’t Be Serious.” Steve Rapson’s debut CD, “Christmas Guitar,” is sold around the world. He has followed up with six more CDs: “Romantic Guitar,” “Half Irish Guitar,” “Patriotic Guitar,” “Original Guitar,” and...
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Colette O’Connor takes Medfield Library stage

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Members of the community of all different ages came out to the Medfield Library to listen to Colette O’Connor perform original songs on her acoustic guitar last Tuesday. O’Connor’s performance channeled her past experiences as a mother and from her own childhood. She described her musical style as “where Libba...
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Andrea Kamens coming to Expresso

On May 26, Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse will be featuring storyteller Andrea Kamens. She tells traditional, original, and first-person stories that tremble with truth. With skillful structuring and improvisational verve, she opens dialogue between her listeners and the story. “I like a good story,” Kamens says, “whether I make it up, I tell it, someone else tells...
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Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse to celebrate anniversary

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On February 24, Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse will be celebrating its second birthday. As a treat, three past features will be returning: slam poet Amy Mevorach, singer/songwriter Jacob Haller, and singer/songwriter Cheryl "Melody" Baskin. The whole evening will be a party, complete with favors and birthday cake. “We wanted to really celebrate this milestone," says...
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Women’s rights musical coming to Walpole


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After fair pay activist Lilly Ledbetter saw "We Did It For You!", she said, “This play should go to Washington.” This testimonial confirmed that the musical was more than just something to entertain people, but it was destined to take a center stage role in the political war for women’s rights. Written by...
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Women’s rights musical to be performed

“We Did It For You! Women’s Journey Through History” is set to be performed at the Common Street Spiritual Center in Natick on December 10 at 4 p.m. Written by Thea Iberall, "We Did It For You!" is a charming musical that tells of the struggles and triumphs women have undergone to get their basic rights...
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Inspirational musical sings for gender equality

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment was adopted into the Constitution, giving female citizens the right to vote in the United States. To mark this incredible victory for women, “We Did It For You!”, a musical about the amazing women who fought for gender equality, hit the stage...
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Coffeehouse to support Women’s Equality Day

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“And they decided to do something about it!” says a character in the musical “We Did It For You!” But it could be a description of the women and men who formed the Medfield Huddle in February to address the rights of the oppressed and disenfranchised. Since forming, this social justice group has...
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‘Expresso Yourself’ at First Parish Medfield

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

On Saturday, March 26, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church on North St. in Medfield will host its second, monthly Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse from 7-9 p.m. and invites local residents or students to join in the fun of performing poetry, stories, and music in an...

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Local residents can ‘Expresso’ themselves at Medfield church

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Medfield will bring back its traditional open mic, spoken word coffeehouse on Saturday, Feb. 27. Local residents are invited to share writings, poetry, stories, songs, and more based on a common theme. The theme for the first Expresso Yourself Coffeehouse will be “Ah,...
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