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Arts & Culture
Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Elizabeth Román
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NEPM
The Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival highlights locally and nationally acclaimed performers and incorporates art projects into the festivities.
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The Black Men of Greater Springfield organization leaders with kids from the summer youth program joined by Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno at the Church in the Acres.
Nirvani Williams
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NEPM
The Black Men of Greater Springfield organization is able to offer the program to families for free with city and state funding.
Regional news
Illustrator & author Diane deGroat releases “The Adventures of Robo-Kid”
History
Evan Gregg, who lives in western Massachusetts, found a stash of old complaint letters to Montgomery Ward, saved by his grandmother who worked at the catalog in the 1930s. Gregg brought them to life in a book and a staging called "Dear Mister Ward."
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Evan Gregg
"Dear Mister Ward" is a collection of unearthed letters from almost 100 years ago, written to the complaint department of Montgomery Ward, a full-service mail-order catalog, the Amazon of its time. They recently were read aloud by actors at a theater in western Massachusetts.
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Supporters stand in front of a pile of fire burned wreckage at Knoxville's Planned Parenthood on Jan. 6.
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After a Planned Parenthood in Knoxville, Tenn., burned down in January, patients relying on gender-affirming care scrambled to find support elsewhere.