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Posts By Derrick Hemphill

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King Zulu-Elect Raises His Flag As Mardi Gras Nears
5 months ago

King Zulu-Elect Raises His Flag As Mardi Gras Nears

When King Zulu-elect raises his flag, that can only mean one thing—it’s officially carnival time. This year’s king, Adonis Expose’ (also known as the people’s king), rode in on horseback …
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Bernie Supporters Brave Sweltering Heat for Anti-DNC Protest
12 months ago

Bernie Supporters Brave Sweltering Heat for Anti-DNC Protest

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is well under way in Philadelphia and it’s hot as hell in Center City. But the brutal heat yesterday didn’t deter hundreds of supporters of …
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Bandhead Wednesday is a Hit for Shamarr Allen
1 year ago

Bandhead Wednesday is a Hit for Shamarr Allen

Shamarr Allen calls himself the best that’s ever done it!  That’s mighty lofty considering other New Orleans horn greats like, Satchmo and Wynton Marsalis; not to mention his contemporaries, Christian …
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Review: Domingo Shines as a Playwright with “DOT”
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1 year ago

Review: Domingo Shines as a Playwright with “DOT”

“There is only one moment of sanity in anyone’s day – coffee,” declares Shelly, the Shealy family’s eldest and primary caretaker for DOT, their matriarch and the title character of …
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