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Posted August 01, 2018 in Articles
When Bob and Kelcie decided to bring this show to the Near West stage, they knew it would be a challenge in more ways than one. In Kelcie’s wo... read more
Posted May 30, 2018 in Press Releases
"RISE is a place where you can put down any image you set yourself to be at school or home and be one hundred percent the person you are. It’s... read more
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