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This summer, The Stand offered a new storytelling series — From Where We Stand — in which South Side and West Side residents shared their families’ summer stories through photos.
The participants’ photos will continue to be on display through mid-October in the Link Gallery at Syracuse University’s Cantor Warehouse in downtown. The gallery is based on the ground floor of the building located at 350 W. Fayette St.
When was your last mammogram? Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer detected among women in the United States. African-American females experience higher death rates from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group.
The Dunbar Center is gearing up to reopen.
The center held a community meeting Tuesday, Oct. 21, to hear input from residents about what programs and events it could offer in the future.
For now, the center is offering a few programs for seniors, a small after school program and weekly Zumba classes, which began Wednesday, Oct. 22. Weekly Zumba Fitness begins at 4 p.m. in the upstairs gym, runs for an hour and is offered for $2.
Syracuse’s Underground Poetry Spot holds poetry slam anniversary
Members of the Underground Poetry Spot performed original slam poetry pieces covering themes of love, relationships, authenticity and depression during its fifth anniversary show held Friday, Sept. 19, at Syracuse Stage.
Seneca Wilson founded UPS in September of 2009. It was a way for him to engage with poets in the community and inspire people to perform their own spoken words pieces.