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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...

Winchester Reads Draws 400 to hear Carlos Eire

Author Carlos Eire spoke to an attentive audience at McCall Middle School Tuesday evening, October 20. Eire, who has written two memoirs: Waiting for Snow in Havana and Learning to Die in Miami (the Winchester Reads selection for this year),...

Panelists’ personal stories deepen discussion on Cuba 1950s to present

Four local Cuban-Americans shared their experiences of being forced to leave their home country because of the Castro revolution at the Jenks Center on the evening of October 13. The panel, sponsored by Winchester Reads, complemented this year’s book selection Learning To...