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Pansy the Poodle at Riverside’s Back to School Party | August 22, 2015

Join me, Pansy the Poodle, at Riverside Theatre Star’s Back To School Party! Free for families and kids and featuring Pansy the Poodle booth and a chance to have your book signed! Learn more about my upcoming stage debut — Poodleful! the Musical — launching September 18! Back to School Party  |  Saturday, August 22, …

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Poodleful! Heads Riverside Theatre’s Lineup of Original Children’s Plays | Vero Beach 32963

August 13, 2015 by Michelle Genz, VeroBeach 32963   With summer camp over at Riverside Children’s Theatre, there was one youthful contingent that looked particularly happy to stay on. A half-dozen recent college graduates with theater degrees had defied the odds and found jobs in their field. They all won auditions to spend a year …

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Pansy In Venice A Hit At Author’s Night, Children’s Fair | East Hampton Library Benefit 2015

A star-studded list of authors headlined the East Hampton Library benefit on Saturday, August 8 including Ed Burns, Katie Lee, Marc Murphy, Nelson DeMille, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and Pansy the Poodle’s own Cynthia Bardes – all whom signed copies of their books at Authors Night. In her second appearance at the event, Bardes and Pansy enjoyed …

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Director DJ Salisbury Praised: West Side Story Review | Wall Street Journal

By TERRY TEACHOUT Feb. 19, 2015 5:37 p.m. ET West Side Story Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Dr., Vero Beach, Fla. ($35-$85), 772-231-6990, Closes March 15 Vero Beach, Fla. What “Hamilton” is to 2015, “West Side Story” was to 1957, a musical that was as much a part of its historical moment as a tabloid headline. …

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Bardes’ Pansy, Based On The Peninsula Beverly Hills, Set To Become A Musical Next September | Beverly Hills Courier

By Laura Coleman Two years after Cynthia Bardes parlayed a horrible accident in Beverly Hills where she was hit by a car while walking across Wilshire Boulevard into the now beloved book Pansy At The Palace: A Beverly Hills Mystery, Bardes is set to release the third book in the Pansy series in 2015, in …

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Riverside Theatre moves to new level with original works | Vero Beach 32963

STORY BY MICHELLE GENZ (Week of November 20, 2014) Vero’s Riverside Theatre has long held more influence over its productions than most regional theaters, producing Broadway shows with its own sets, casting and direction, rather than importing productions created elsewhere or booking shows on tour. Now, it is taking this to a whole new level, …

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Children’s Author Turns To Adult Literacy | Vero Beach 32963

Windsor’s resident children’s author, Cynthia Bardes, has released the second in a series of mysteries involving a toy French poodle solving high-end thefts in luxury destinations. And while Bardes, a former interior designer, is cramming what ought t be a leisurely retirement with appointments from Palm Beach to New York, peddling her pretty book at …

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Join Pansy the dog in solving the mystery of the missing paintings in Paris!

by Tania Ortega-Cowan On April 4, Literacy Services of Indian River County presents its annual “Love of Literacy” luncheon at the Vero Beach Country Club from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., featuring author Cynthia Bardes. ‘Pansy in Paris: A Mystery at the Museum’ is Cynthia’s second children’s book inspired by her own beloved dog Pansy. “My niche …

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Persistance Pays off for ‘Pansy at the Palace’ | Vero Beach 32963

by Michelle Genz It started three years ago, when Windsor resident Cynthia Bardes was hit by a car crossing Wilshire Boulvard. Laid up at the Peninsula Hotel, her poodle Pansy at her side, she started writing a children’s story. She called it “Pansy at the Palace:A Beverly Hills Mystery.” The tale of its success is …

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