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New picture book tells August Wilson’s story for young readers

August Wilson wrote plays for adults. But Jen Bryant says the story of Wilson’s own life is important for children to hear.

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August Wilson House secures $500,000 grant

The August Wilson House will include a restoration of the two-room apartment the Wilson family occupied, plus artists’ studios and gallery space, with a focus on arts education.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

In gesture of hospitality, Tree of Life marks high holidays at Calvary Episcopal

On Sunday morning, Calvary held services as usual, then prepared its sanctuary for the Rosh Hashanah services set to begin about seven hours later. For instance, as a gesture of interfaith hospitality, Calvary covered four prominent crosses in its sanctuary with fabric. (Jensen noted that, Calvary covers the crosses for its own services during Lent.)

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