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The first thing you notice about Alyson Cambridge, star of the Washington National Opera's upcoming production of Show Boat? A mega-watt smile and perfectly polished style. We caught up with the Arlington native — and total fashion plate — before opening night at the Kennedy Center to talk about her personal style, life as an opera singer, and favorite ways to unwind when she's not bringing down the house.
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With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read