Written by: Noah Grant

The Wiz’s opening night a success for Hillside Drama Department

By Meredith Wilson and Noah Grant

November 9, 2016

Hundreds  of theatre-goers converged on Hillside High School Friday, Nov. 4, for Hillside Drama Department’s opening night performance of “The Wiz.” Along with the sold-out show, the audience was treated to an awards ceremony and celebration of Wendell Tabb, Hillside’s theatre director. The night began with a “Night Out with Mr. Tabb,” an event honoring […]

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Hillside Drama Department kicks off season with ‘The Wiz,’ celebration of Tabb

By Noah Grant and Rob Gourley

October 24, 2016

Hillside High School’s Drama Department will kick off its 2016-2017 season with “The Wiz,” Nov. 3-6. The opening weekend will also include a celebration for Wendell Tabb, Hillside’s theatre director, who is in his 30th year of service. Tabb said he directs “The Wiz” every five to seven years. He said he comes back to […]

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El Centro Hispano shifts focus as it moves into new office space

By Noah Grant

October 5, 2016

El Centro Hispano celebrated its move into a new office space on Saturday, Oct. 1, holding an open house and town hall meeting for board members and citizens of the community. The organization moved into the new space at 2000 Chapel Hill Road in late May, said Pilar Rocha-Goldberg, El Centro’s president and CEO. Rocha-Goldberg […]

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EDCI’s growth shows with new office building

By Noah Grant and Elise Holsonback

September 21, 2016

Inside Angier Avenue Baptist Church, Lauren Stephenson, development manager for the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI), painted over the bright blue walls diligently, priming them for new colors to come. The church now houses EDCI, which moved into the space about two months ago. The initiative, along with partner groups, works as a cradle-to-college program, […]

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