Flordia history http://wlrn.org en Old West Grove ACE Theater Named Historic Site http://wlrn.org/post/old-west-grove-ace-theater-named-historic-site <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For decades, the ACE Theater on Grand Avenue has stood as a historic monument for blacks in Coconut Grove. During a time of segregation in the </span>1950s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and '</span>60s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the theater provided blacks with a place to gather, watch popular movies and cartoons and offered employment opportunities.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:34:32 +0000 Selima Hussain 35388 at http://wlrn.org Old West Grove ACE Theater Named Historic Site Morikami To Say Sayonara To Long-time Curator, Promises Public Won't Feel Any Pain http://wlrn.org/post/morikami-say-sayonara-long-time-curator-promises-public-wont-feel-any-pain <p>Changes are ahead for one of the country's largest museums dedicated to showcasing and preserving Japanese culture and history. Tom Gregersen, senior curator of the <a href="http://www.morikami.org/">Morikami</a> Museum in Delray Beach, is leaving his post after 35 years with the institution. Gregersen came to the museum about six months after its initial launch in 1977, meaning he's been there "pretty much from the beginning."&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9365 at http://wlrn.org Morikami To Say Sayonara To Long-time Curator, Promises Public Won't Feel Any Pain