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Women Who Make America – Women in Comedy
Women In Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the “dangerous” comedy of 70s sitcoms like Norman Lear’s Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today’s multifaceted landscape. Today, movies like Bridesmaids break box office records and the women of Saturday Night Live are often more famous than their male counterparts, but it didn’t start out that way. Early breakout female comics had to keep their jokes…
“My Journey From Panama to the USA”
Yaneth De la Cruz Hughes will tell her story of fleeing Panama to the USA during Noriega's regime. She will serve a Panamanian dish as part of the event. There is a $15 cover for the bar that includes wine or other beverages with dinner. First come - this event is limited to just 30 ladies as it is in a small venue. To reserve your place or ask questions, CLICK HERE to email Maureen.
2019 Annual Holiday Luncheon
Please join your board and all your TBI friends for our annual Holiday Luncheon. We are so happy to treat all of you to a fabulous lunch. Be ready to share a holiday memory or tradition. This year our menu will have 3 entrees including a vegetarian and fish entree. Click HERE to RSVP to Maureen Kolar so we can count you in. The sooner the better!
Cross-Bay Ferry Ride and Lunch
JOIN US FOR LUNCH AT THE COLUMBIA RESTAURANT IN YBOR!!! Last year's excursion on the ferry and lunch in Ybor was such a success we decided to have a re-do. If you would like to join us, please buy your ferry tickets ASAP as they fill up quickly. Ferry leaves from St. Petersburg at 10:00 AM Ferry returns to St. Petersburg at 3:00 PM If you are joining us, please CLICK HERE TO RSVP with Mary Goiran as restaurant reservations need…
Women Who Make America – Women in Hollywood
Women In Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment. In the silent movie era of Hollywood, women wrote, directed and produced, plus there were over twenty independent film companies run by women. That changed when Hollywood became a profitable industry. The absence of women behind the camera affected the women who appeared in front of the lens. Because men controlled…
Women Who Make America – Women in War
Women In War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war—from Vietnam to the present—as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was shattered after she was “outed” as a high-level spy. Viewers hear from war correspondents like Molly Moore about life on the battlefield. The film shares the stories of military leaders who have broken through gender barriers, like General…