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Locked Up in the Land of the Free

Emotions washed over the audience gathered to screen Ava Duvernay’s 13th, a documentary involving noted scholars, activists, and politicians analyzing the criminalization of African-Americans and the resultant prison boom. The Racial Justice Committee of the Winchester Unitarian Society led the...

Lighting It Up Blue for April’s National Autism Awareness Month

On April 6, 2017, the Winchester Disability Access Commission, The Winchester Multicultural Network and Brio Integrated Theatre all came together to commemorate autism awareness month with the annual Light It Up Blue event. This is Winchester’s fifth year to organize...

Historian/renowned story teller Denease portrays Belinda who fought for reparations for her slave labor.

More than 60 people braved a winter snowstorm on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, to enjoy actress and historian Tammy Denease’s portrayal of Belinda, an African woman from the Asanti Kingdom near the Volta River...
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Winchester supports Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness

The observation of the national Light It Up Blue Autism Awareness movement was first proposed to Brio Integrated Theatre, the Disability Access Commission, and the Winchester Multicultural Network four years ago by Jennifer Flaherty, Special Education Teacher at Lynch Elementary...

Black History Month 2016 to be marked with voices raised in song

On Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00–4:00 pm at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall, the Halalisa Singers and Mssng Lnks’ artists-in-training will perform a concert, “Celebrating Black History Month in Joyful Voice!” Samuel Martinborough, founder and artistic director of Mssng...