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Sanctuary Success!

The year 2008 has already been a momentous one for the Calvary Center for Culture and Community and the Curio Theatre Company. The long-sought goal to have the beautiful main auditorium open to the public was finally met in February when Curio Theatre performed the Odyssey in that space, the first real use of that… Continue Reading

Fall 2007 Newsletter!

After exterior construction was complete in the fall of 2006, Calvary’s 48th Street gardens were nothing but mud and tank tracks from the big lifts. But just look at the gardens now! Many thanks to Michael Williams, the 48th Street neighbors, and University City Green, Calvary’s garden blooms again! In fact, Calvary’s gardens were so… Continue Reading

Centennial Gala a Huge Success!

The Calvary Centennial Gala was held September 16, 2006. It was a fundraiser, and a very successful one at that, but it also was, by all accounts, an evening which will long and fondly be remembered by the well over 200 who attended the affair. The evening offered something, or several somethings, to please every… Continue Reading

Masonry Repairs 2006!

The Calvary building underwent major masonry replacements this summer. From the top of the tower to the basement level, about half of the stone pointing is being replaced all over the building. This is the first masonry overhaul the building has had in its hundred year history. Cost is $178,000. The work is being done… Continue Reading

Volunteers Spruce Up CCCC!

Volunteers from the Mid-Atlantic Student Movement painted the standing display board on 48th Street in the red, black and gold color scheme used on the new outdoor signage and then went on to apply the same colors to the main entrance at the corner of 48th and Baltimore. This group performed a similar community service… Continue Reading

Lighting the Avenue!

Thanks to grants from Citizen’s Bank and the University City District, CCCC is implementing special lighting for the incomparable Tiffany windows. These lights will illuminate the windows from the interior at night, literally putting artistic masterpieces on the nighttime streetscape at Baltimore Avenue and 48th Street. Through the same funding, CCCC is puchasing three street… Continue Reading