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Your RELENTLESS Reading List

Looking for your next read? Complement our Relentless public programs with this book list, curated by playwright Tyla Abercrumbie and compiled with commentary by dramaturg Katie Jacobsen. They Were Her Property Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers Stephanie Jones-Rodgers pens an important and bold argument, bringing to light the true role that white women played in the horrors of American slavery. They Were Her Property argues that slave-owning white women profited and used the slave market for both ...
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Recommendations to raise a glass to RELENTLESS!

In honor of Relentless and its character Franklin (a winemaker), TimeLine partnered with Lakeview East’s BottlesUp! for a super fun Take Home Wine Tasting! (Weren’t able to join us? You can still learn about the featured wines through this video of the Zoom gathering!). Now, raise ...
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Setting the stage

As we head into fall, go Behind the ‘Line with this reflection on recent happenings at TimeLine, including our online programs celebrating Relentless and Campaigns, Inc.; a multi-week exploration of The New York Times’ “1619 Project” through our weekly staff LunchGroup; and a new landlord ...
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What’s your favorite arts moment?

Happy Arts in Education Week! This year, we wanted to add to the growing chorus of voices nationwide rising to tell the story of the transformative power of the arts in education. We asked some of our Living History Program Teaching Artists to tell us ...
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Looking forward together

In our last post on August 7, we shared TimeLine’s commitment to being open, honest, and forthcoming throughout this crisis and beyond. And we revealed our primary goals for the year. Today, we’re sharing more about the how, the why, and the what of our ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Falisa Byers

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students engage in advocacy and community building through art as a way to illuminate some of their community’s toughest challenges and spark change. We understand that these topics can be difficult ...
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And then the pandemic happened

Change happens. Change is definitely going to happen, no matter what we plan for or expect or hope for or set in place. We will adapt to that change, or we will become irrelevant.  – adrienne maree brown, Emergent Strategy Members of TimeLine’s staff read ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Wilfredo Ramos Jr.

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Am’Ber Montgomery

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students ...
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TimeLine South Spotlight: Airos Sung-En Medill

For the past three summers, Living History’s TimeLine South has offered an ensemble of teenagers the opportunity to learn basic skills in theatre & performing arts from some of the most experienced and dynamic artists in the city. Through this six-week summer arts program, students ...
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