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Celebrating Tagore With Poet Laureate Jeff Poniewaz and Past Laureate Antler

by Jan Christensen A volume of Rabindranath Tagore’s selected short stories had a permanent home in my college backpack in the early 1970s. It was through his prose that I first realized storytelling could open up a foreign world-view in ways that history or sociological studies never could. His tales of Bengali life revealed the […]

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Manifest Riverwest

by Janice Christensen Since January, 2012, many residents of Riverwest have been participating in a new style of community organizing. The first phase of the project was called Abundant Riverwest. It was inspired by a book, The Abundant Community: Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods, by John McKnight and Peter Block. Abundant Riverwest At […]

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Further Down Stream – March 2014

RIVERWEST FOLLIES! – Come on out for a great night in the neighborhood with local talent, a Radio Show, and plenty of family fun and food on Sat, March 15 at Falcon Bowl (see banner story) COMMON COUNCIL CHANGES – With the sudden resignation of Alderman and Common Council President Willie Hines on Feb 1, […]

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