Community Rallies to Honor Black History

Amidon-Bowen Black History

Photo caption: Shakespeare Theatre actors Renea Brown as Queen Titania and Brent Stansell as King Oberon in a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photos courtesy of Martin Welles, Amidon-Bowen PTA President. The community united to honor black history at the Amidon-Bowen Black History Month Celebration on Feb. 25, 2016. Joined by American civil rights activist and freedom rider, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, nearly 200 guests wrapped arms and sang We Shall Overcome. The choir, led by Para Perry, also performed the Black National Anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing, If You Miss Me at the Back of the Bus, and Keep […]

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival Returns

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is the nation’s greatest springtime celebration. The 2016 festival, March 20 – April 17, includes three spectacular weeks and four weekends of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. On Saturday, April 9, enjoy the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, […]