Arena Stage to Utilize the Sun to Power the Stars with Rooftop Solar Installation

Photo caption: Workers install new solar panels atop Arena Stage. Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced on Feb. 13 that it has commenced construction of a photovoltaic solar system on the theater’s roof. The 452-kilowatt (kW) project is consistent with the organization’s long-stated commitment to give back to the local community. The […]

St. Dominic Church Blesses Shrine to St. Martin de Porres

Photo caption: Shrine in memory of Father Norman Haddad. St. Dominic Church held a very special event on Tuesday, Feb. 6—the blessing of a new shrine to St. Martin de Porres in memory of Father Norman Haddad. The shrine is the result of acknowledging the allegiance of de Porres and Haddad in the humble, compassionate care […]

New School Sign at Amidon-Bowen

Thanks to a grant from Near Southeast Community Partners (NSCP) through the CSX Community Mitigation Fund, the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School PTA was able to purchase and install a new electronic school sign. The old Amidon sign was installed about 25 years ago, long before merger between Amidon and Bowen. The only way to change the […]

Interview with Craig Wallace of The Great Society

The Great Society, the second half of Robert Schenkkan’s two-part epic about Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, recounts his second term and his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The play debuts at Arena Stage on Feb. 8 and will run through March 11. Acclaimed actor Craig Wallace is one of the 17 cast members […]