July 18, 2014
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Sneak Peek into the #Tapestry Trenches

By Kathleen. We’re hard at work preparing another long-form Tapestry video, which the intern and I totally just bonded over, and we have our subject to thank: Frances Hardinge. Romeo, our intern, says it’s his favorite Tapestry video yet! Equipped … Continue reading

May 19, 2014
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The Oracle: Social Media Edition

By Kathleen. The rapidity at which technology changes, new apps are developed & trends formed makes it difficult to forecast the future landscape of social media. Almost every day (or so it seems), a new study is published predicting what … Continue reading

October 18, 2013
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Tapestry Takes

By Kathleen. Today’s been a fun-filled Tapestry day! I was able to speak with four wonderful women, who are each doing unique, inspiring things with their lives. Two of them are designers, who are taking the plunge in building their … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
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Tapestry: Andrea Paltzer

By Kathleen. Another Tapestry plug or behind-the-scenes take — guess it depends on how you look at. But I just got off a Skype call with the nomadic Andrea Paltzer, who often travels from London to Nicaragua and back. Yet … Continue reading

October 11, 2013
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Tapestry: Kim Cameron

By Kathleen. If you’re from DC, you’re well aware that the weather has been delightfully dreary this past week. We finally have the fall chill back (hooray!), but unfortunately it’s been accompanied by a sunless sky. As someone who is … Continue reading

October 9, 2013
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Tapestry: Liz Stookey Sunde of music2life

By Kathleen. Technology is an absolutely remarkable thing, as it allowed me to connect (& to record a Tapestry video!) with Elizabeth Stookey Sunde of music2life. Liz founded music2life with her father, Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary. … Continue reading

May 3, 2013
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DC Mayor Vincent Gray Congratulates Otessa for OJBG

Today, Otessa went to a filmmaker’s luncheon at the DC Film Office and was personally congratulated by DC Mayor Vincent Gray for her work with “Orange Juice in Bishop’s Garden” and being “a shining example of the incredible talent [DC] … Continue reading

April 26, 2013
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Meet the OJBG Girls (All Over Again!)

Came across this Orange Juice in Bishop’s Garden video from way back. It’s amazing to see how much the show, and the characters, have grown throughout the seasons. This little feel-good video, introducing you to the best of DC’s OJBG … Continue reading

July 25, 2012
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Olympic Spice

This week marks the kick off to the 2012 London Olympics. Who isn’t excited for the Olympics, a competition that sparks a nationalism that is rarely seen, brings back old rivalries and creates new ones and showcases some of the best athletes of our time (fighting for their pride and their country)? Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will welcome the world to London and Sir Paul McCartney will entertain us with his legendary music, but let’s not forget what a lot of people are most excited about… (probably) everyone’s all time favorite girl band, who just happens to come from the 1990s – The Spice Girls, will reunite for the first time since 2008 to close out the games and send the world home. Continue reading