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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.
During third speaker series, keynote encourage Syracuse to have a wider vision
William Shakespeare, Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein were present in spirit in the Onondaga County Civic Center on Sept. 24.
Peter Park used phrases attributed or misattributed (in Einstein’s case) to these historical figures and others to buttress his arguments during his lecture titled “Remove a Highway, Improve a City.”
Park, a visiting critic in the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, was featured in the third installment of the Interstate 81 Speaker Series, jointly organized by the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT).
Writes 100K check to Mary Nelson Center
Monday, Sept. 29, after attending the dedication ceremony at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Oprah Winfrey traveled to Syracuse’s South Side to visit the Mary Nelson Youth Center. She was invited by Nelson, who hoped Oprah would support her plan to add a basketball court to her center for local youth. Oprah listened to Nelson’s needs and next wrote a check to build the project. Here see a collection of news from her visit.
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.