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The Wizard of Hip (Or When in Doubt Slam Dunk) ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright August 21, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

The Wizard of Hip – Photo credit Chris Banks

Getting schooled by Thomas W. Jones II, aka “Afro Joe”, is a lesson in growing up Black, Catholic, and urban hip – “sticky leg” and all. Jones is a poet with a fusillade style of […]

Gee’s Bend at MetroStage

Jordan Wright September 17, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

Roz White as Sadie and Margo Moorer as Nella in Gee’s Bend – Photo credit Chris Banks

“I had a vision. Like the story passed down by my grandfather,” says Sadie Pettway, though she wasn’t a Pettway yet, at least […]