Fiction

Post-Death, Henry Green’s Story Continues

by David Sepulveda | Aug 21, 2018 3:44 pm

Courtesy of Robert EspositoA bullet that pierced Henry Harris Green IV, aka Renegade, on a Newhallville street eight years ago, and remained lodged in his body is now evidence in an investigation into his recent death.

Call it one more chapter in a compelling story about a young man who embraced life against great odds while injecting humanity into the communal conversation about gun violence.

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At Amistad, College Prep Doesn’t Stop For Summer

by Christopher Peak | Aug 21, 2018 1:14 pm | Comments (4)

Christopher Peak PhotoAfter two months constructing the set for the production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Edgerton Park, Carlos Torres said with unabashed pride, that he became “a huge theater nerd.”

Through Achievement First Amistad High School’s summer internship program, which paired him with Elm Shakespeare Co., Torres learned to use obscure power tools, scanned iambic pentameter, splotched paint onto half of his wardrobe and found a passion for working behind the scenes in theater.

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Kehler Liddell Takes Five

by E.A. McMullan | Aug 21, 2018 12:28 pm

Kim WestonThe sky is clear in Emitting. A dancer, hair cast in every direction, enveloped in the ghost images of feathers, is moving, moved, and about to move in a long exposure. Photographer Kim Weston has collapsed a long moment into a map of this dancer’s heat and spirit.

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Never Ending Books Gets Dreamy

by Brian Slattery | Aug 21, 2018 7:58 am

Brian Slattery PhotoGuitarist Kryssi Battalene, going under the name Kryssi B for a solo set at Never Ending Books, thanked everyone for coming out on a Monday night. But she spoke through a tremolo effect, making her voice distant, submerged, the consonants blurring together.

With the house lights dimmed, it was an apt beginning for a night of music that often swelled and floated in surprising yet soothing ways, as four acts ranging from folk to electronic music — Battalene, Sam Moth, Village of Spaces, and Kath Bloom — showed what they could do.

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