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Akiba Abaka

  ArtsEmerson’s Audience Development Manager Akiba Abaka was in a taxi over a decade ago when she had a revelation about the theatre. The driver asked her if she had read the most recent Oprah Winfrey book-club selection. She was not used to receiving book recommendations from strangers, but Oprah had somehow cracked the code, sending over fifty books straight to the best-seller list and inspiring people of all backgrounds to be mavens for the…

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  Rita McAteer, Julia Propp, Ryan Walsh, and Akiba Abaka give us the inside scoop on External Affairs Land. And there’s a special appearance from the office Chatimal and ROBble-head!

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