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Press: "Station Nation: A National Reflection on the Station Nightclub Fire" receives well-deserved attention from the local press

February 21, 2013

Credit: Kris Craig/The Providence JournalCredit: Kris Craig/The Providence JournalStation Nation: A National Reflection on the Station Nightclub Fire,  a performance memorializing the 10th anniversary of the Station Nightclub fire, took place on February 20, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Providence.

Professor Erik Ehn and Connie Crawford organized and directed a group of performing artists to honor, celebrate and commemorate the victims, their families and friends, the survivors, the public safety responders and health care professionals who were engaged in rescuing and treating the survivors. The evening consisted of assorted dramatic texts, poems, lyrics, music, dance sequences… as both a memorial and a celebration of a community.

Several reporters were in attendance to document the well-attended event. To read more bout their impressions of the memorial and to review some images from the night check out these links.