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Final Weekend for Ford’s Theatre’s Matthew Shepard Exhibition

Screen Shot 2013-12-06 at 12.13.56 PM.pngIt’s final days for the Ford’s Theatre exhibition Not Alone: The Power of Response. Subtitled Letters of Support to the Parents of Matthew Shepard Following His Murder, this special exhibition features a selection of the nearly 10,000 cards and letters sent to Judy and Dennis Shepard after their gay son was murdered in 1998, most never previously available to the public. The exhibit considers the larger themes of empathy, community response and personal responsibility. 

Closes Sunday, Dec. 8. Leadership Gallery at Ford’s Theatre’s Center for Education and Leadership, 514 10th St. NW. Call 800-982-2787 or visit

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Doug Rule covers the arts, theater, music, food, nightlife and culture as contributing editor for Metro Weekly.