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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Shapeshifters Cinema stimulates the senses (Community Voices)

Every second Sunday near the Temescal Art Center, you will see anywhere from fifteen to fifty people file into a dark room with hushed tones, curious glances, and knowing smiles. While you wait for your pupils to dilate, you can sip on a delicious beverage, often donated by Linden Street Brewery or home-brewed by Gilbert

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Reading Partners volunteer program launches at Sankofa Academy (Community Voices)

Margaret Mannion started as a volunteer tutor at Berkley Maynard Academy last year and is now a full time site coordinator at Sankofa Academy.  ”Working with kids is so much fun, but it’s also rewarding because you’re...