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It's their cake and everyone eats it, too
Smith Islanders turn cakes into dough after they become the 'official' Maryland dessert.
Christian Science Monitor, August 28, 2008

Baltimore tries to heal wounds from riots -- 40 years later
Through dance, drama, and candid conversations, city residents erase lingering marks of the social chaos that erupted after Martin Luther King Jr.'s death in April 1968.
Christian Science Monitor, April 24, 2008

Shy school librarian finds success as author
Laura Schlitz lives out her own real-life fable -- her children's book is 'discovered,' wins a prestigious award, and fame comes knocking.
Christian Science Monitor, March 14, 2008

Artists gather to mark anniversary of MacDowell Colony
Poets, painters, and writers celebrate 100 years of a retreat in the New Hampshire woods that has nurtured some of America's most prominent artists.
Christian Science Monitor, October 4, 2007

Marin Alsop breaks the glass baton
The first woman to head a major US symphony wants to make the music hall a welcoming place, not an austere temple of culture.
Christian Science Monitor, September 26, 2007

Dewey Decimal divas
Librarians ditch their cardigans and don feather boas to compete in the Book Cart Drill Team World Championships.
Christian Science Monitor, June 27, 2007