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‘Deaf Eyes’

Posted: September 8th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Feature, Top Story | 1 Comment

By Lucia Viti

The Studio Door will celebrate National Deaf Awareness Month with its exhibition “Artistry Through Deaf Eyes,” an eclectic collection of iconic art created by 18 Deaf and hard-of-hearing artists from around the U.S.

The mixed media art show will kick off its three-week stint with a welcome reception on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 6-9 p.m. at the gallery, located at 3750 30th St. in North Park. It will close on Sept. 24.

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Uptown News Briefs: Sept. 8–21, 2017

Posted: September 8th, 2017 | News, Opinion & News, Uptown Briefs | No Comments

Taste of South Park will be on Sept. 16

The third annual Taste of South Park on Saturday, Sept. 16, is a food lover’s chance to enjoy delicious bites from participating restaurants in the neighborhood.

From featured dishes to popular appetizers, entrees or desserts, the Taste of South Park will give each passport holder the opportunity to walk and taste their way through South Park.

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Congressional Watch: Countering the messages of hate

Posted: September 8th, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch

On Aug. 11 and 12, a group of “white nationalists” (a watered-down term intended to normalize white supremacists) took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the campus of the University of Virginia, in what was billed as a “Unite the Right” rally, ostensibly to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Among the group were neo-Nazis — complete with Nazi paraphernalia and symbols — heavily armed white supremacist militia, and members of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Walking for ‘Santa’

Posted: August 25th, 2017 | Feature, Top Story | No Comments

By Ken Williams | Editor

Christmas has always been a special time for Cara Shreiner, especially since her father was a professional Santa Claus for many years. Uptown and Mid-City residents may remember Abraham Lincoln Shreiner Jr. as the Santa bringing hope and joy to children at Kensington Park in 2013 and 2014.

One of the Shreiner family’s proud moments — and a keepsake photo — took place in 2013 when Todd Gloria, as acting mayor, stopped by to have his picture taken with Santa.

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Experiencing a living nightmare

By David Dixon

Not all relationships between parents and children are the same. Some parents are kind and generous to their children. Others can be cruel and vicious on a daily basis.

One of the central characters in Cygnet Theatre’s production of “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon-Marigolds,” Beatrice (Hillcrest resident DeAnna Driscoll) never acts like a suburban parent.

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