Archive | June, 2005

Brian Verdin

by Julia Kolker, photo by Peter DiAntoni In this month of Father’s Day, the neighbor spotlight focuses on Brian Verdin. In his soft-spoken manner, he does not exactly brag about his five sons, but he is clearly pleased with the choices they have made in their lives so far. He is one very proud father.

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My Side of Town

by Yolanda D. White When my mother moved my brother and me to the 2400 block of Murray Street in 1975, absent were flaming crosses or white-sheeted cone heads greeting us. Surely, there was racism, as there always has been and will be, but my brother and I were blissfully ignorant of its raging effects.

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June 2005

1 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Guy Fiorentini 8PMBremen Cafe: Midweek Mountain Music. 9:30PM LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic open stage. Jessi Lemont 9:30PM 2 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic 9PMCLUB TIMBUKTU: African Music Night 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Matt Hendricks & Brian Nebel SCHWARTZ SHOREWOOD: Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods. 7PM 3 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Avator &The Meeteah Strike […]

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Local Activist Inspires Riverwest Youth

photo/text by Darrell Smith A thin wiry woman with a pleasant smile entered the room inconspicuously and took a seat in the back. Students from Pierce Elementary did not notice her, as they were busy participating in a daylong workshop at the Peace Learning Center.

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