Julia Showalter teaches English and creative writing at Franklin High School. But to her, lessons are more than just writing exercises and essays. She works to teach her students not just the fundamentals of the written word, but important life lessons, as well. That's why when she heard about the work being done at Paul's Place, an outreach program in Washington Village — Pigtown for impoverished and homeless individuals, she knew she could use it to create a learning opportunity for her
By By Elaina Clarke and Community Times Staff Reporter
The storytelling going on in Laurel Mill Playhouse's current production of Ntozake Shange's highly acclaimed "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf" plays a little differently than anything performed at the Playhouse before.