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Combating the Rise of Intolerance

In collaboration with the Network, State Representative Michael Day hosted a panel on “Combating the Rise of Intolerance” on October 10, 2017 at 7 pm in the Winchester Town Hall Auditorium at 71 Mount Vernon Street. Network Executive Director Aba...

Community diversity displayed at recent International Day Celebrations

On September 16, 2017, there were performances, activities, and crafts from many corners of the globe, for a celebration of International Day at Farmers Market on the Winchester Common. Performers included Phil Scarff, master jazz saxophonist, leader of world-jazz ensemble,...

Grooversity’s high energy performance showcased rich offerings of Latin-American culture.

“Ole! Ole!”— the Portuguese shout of approval, triumph, and encouragement— ricocheted back and forth across the auditorium on the afternoon of September 28. For one hour the Grooversity troupe brought the rhythm, energy, and joy of Brazil to a room...

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...