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June 30th

Fresh Dressed

Zeitgeist, 9:30p.m.

Documentary chronicling the history of Hip-hop and urban fashion

 

Sasha Masakowski

Blue Nile Balcony, 10:30p.m.

NOLA songstress with elite pedigree

 

Crooked Vines

Gasa Gasa, 9p.m.

Progression music series

 

Jon Cleary

Chickie Wah Wah, 8p.m.

British-born keyboardist’s groove is all New Orleans

 

Teatros Sin Fronteras No. 3

Old Marquer, 9p.m.

Jose Torres-Tama tackles immigration

 

Crescent City Farmers Market

Broadway Street, 9a.m.-1p.m.

Uptown edition of the city's prime local market


Book of Weezy? Lil Wayne to Pen Prison Memoir


From the Apostle Paul to Antonio Gramsci to Martin Luther King Jr., prison letters have guided many of our culture's profound spiritual and intellectual currents. But, this November, we are set to see the release of a cell-all the likes of which Western culture has never seen. According to Media Bistro, Lil Wayne is set to release Gone Till November, a memoir drawn from a diary the N.O. native kept on Rikers Island. Wait, does that mean his blog?

 

"The journals he kept while incarcerated form an internal monologue, detailing his thoughts and feelings, the strange people he met, his plans, his family, his children, his past, present, and future," says a press release, according to Media Bistro. For those keeping score at home, the book will not be released on Cash Money's newly formed publishing imprint.

 




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Contributors:

Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Elizabeth Davas, Ian Hoch, Lindsay Mack, Anna Gaca, Jason Raymond, Lee Matalone, Phil Yiannopoulos, Joe Shriner, Chris Staudinger, Chef Anthony Scanio, Tierney Monaghan, Stacy Coco, Rob Ingraham,

Staff Writers

Cheryl Castjohn, Sam Nelson

Theatre Critic

Michael Martin

Photographers

Brandon Roberts, Rachel June, Daniel Paschall

Film Critic

Jason Raymond

Puzzler

Paolo Roy

Art Director:

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor:

B. E. Mintz

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Editor Emeritus



Stephen Babcock