This week Sinclair Community College begins a series of events around The Laramie Project - a play that deals with the brutal 1998 kidnapping and murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming.
Events taking place this week include workshops, readings of the play, and lectures by Greg Pierotti, an associate writer and member of the Tectonic Theater Project. In the wake of Shepard’s death, the company traveled to Laramie and conducted more than 200 community interviews. From that - The Laramie Project was born
In 2003, Jennifer Knapp left her career as a successful Christian artist and didn't perform for 7 years. Now Knapp has rekindled her music career identifying herself as a gay person of faith. She has released a folk album called "Letting Go," and she'll perform in Dayton next weekend. WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Knapp about her return to music.