They marched in the nation’s capital many years ago, but a number of people in the city carry memories’ of the historic 1963 March on Washington that is as fresh as if it happened yesterday.
“Joe Louis Blues” Oliver Mayer’s tantalizingly complex drama, directed by John Johnson, opened last month to critical acclaim at Green Description’s handsome new digs at the city. But it is fast approaching the end of its announced run — Dec. 26.
The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a non-profit organization that works to conserve land for people in order to improve the quality of life in communities nationwide. Over the past thirty years, TPL has created, protected, or restored more than 130 special places in the nine regional counties alone.
When Gov. Peter Forster announced in his first State of the State address in the end of the month that he would be an agent of change by “blowing up the boxes,’’ few state activists likely realized how destructive he intended to be.
A new journalism program at Downtown High School has helped the city teen Buddy Farmer find his literary voice.
“They liked how I write”, said the 16-year-old reporter, “and they asked me, did I want to be part of a school paper?”
With the sun lower in the sky every day from now ’til the end of the year and the rams coming on, this is the time when we appreciate more than usual good fortune in living where flowers bloom in December, where vegetables can be harvested in January and where winter doesn’t mean bare branches, fallen leaves and leaden skies.