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100 Years

New song, "100 years," aired on the local CBS affiliate this evening. Co-wrote with Gretchen Meyer. this song celebrated one hundred years of Easter Seals. My 17th year of writing, arranging and producing for Easter Seals.

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Song In Christmas Movie

Yes, My song "Is It Too Late To Be Good Santa?" will be featured in the upcoming movie, Christmas Crashers. Still in pre-production.

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Easter Seals Video

2015 simple exploded with the arrival of a new Easter Seals Project. "Take Me As I Am" was written and produced by Marita. Uke tracks included.

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LA Agent

My LA Agent, Mark, just signed one of my new songs to his roster. In showbiz speak that means he will be pitching it to various markets. Keeping my fingers crossed.

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God Save The Queen

Brilliant! Just heard from my agent and he tells me my music will be playing in the UK store wide in McDonald's, Subway, Laura Ashley and DW Sports. 

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I'm on Facebook

Check out my new Facebook page: www.facebook.com/maritabrake

Title of page is: Marita Brake: Singer Songwriter

You can friend me too or like the page.

I Love to hear from you. Some new pictures of me too.

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WOS Airing Times

Women of Substance radio will be airing, "Is It Too Late To Be Good, Santa?" Nov. 29th-Dec.2 on Wednesday 1-6 (CT) plus in the random mix throughout the holiday season. Also featuring two of my favorite performers on the Wed.…

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Vachel's Cup

Marita's latest essay, "Vachel's Cup" is featured in The Illinois Times, Vol. 39 No.7

Check it out.

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Garden of Earthly Delights

Sandy Baksys writer for www.lithspringfield.com did a lovely piece,

"Stankaitis Garden of Earthly Delights" on my paternal grandmother.

She featured some lovely family photos and even mentioned me.

A lovely step back in time! Miss you Grandma. 

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Featured In Illinois Times

Marita's latest essay, "Mr. Lincoln's Curtains" was just featured in the Illinois Times, August 15 edition. It will be archived so you can catch it that way too. Just go to The Illinois Times and enter "Mr. Lincoln's Curtains" in

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