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Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Disney’s smash hit musical Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged ‘newsies,’ who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. Newsies is inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899,’ when newsboys went on a two-week-long action against the titans of newspaper publishing.  Since the film’s 1992 theatrical release, Newsies has grown into a cult phenomenon. The Balancing Act’s Amber Milt goes behind the scenes with the choreographer and cast members of Disney’s Newsies to learn what it takes to be a newsie for the stage.  Also, learn how the cast is encouraging young folks to “Get Up and Go” … all part of their campaign to promote fun ways for kids to lead healthier lifestyles through dance, inspired by the show’s Tony Award®-winning choreography and music.

Make Your Own Fresh Salad Dressings in Mason Jars

Chef Stuart O’Keeffe is back to create delicious homemade salad dressings in mason jars with a special ingredient: Star extra virgin olive oil and vinegar.

Organizations Helping Students, Plus Fresh Salad Dressings

Today on The Balancing Act, we start out with a new social network available exclusively to college students. ePEERS is a safe, supportive social forum for college students. Find out why this new platform is helping students from around the country connect peer-to-peer. ePEERS is a great resource for incoming freshmen—and any college student who […]

Star Fine Foods Herb Dressing

This simple, fresh salad dressing has a rich herb flavor punctuated with a peppery finish. Enjoy this recipe from Star Fine Foods!