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Poetry by Wayne David Hubbard

“…And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.”  ~ Nietchze, Beyond Good and Evil, Aphorism 146 solus this somnolent night we sleep with doors open when the void stares back we do not stir our body as solus our shadow – the empire our hearts – the color of fire W.D.H.:  “This poem was written May 10, 2020 for Ahmaud Arbery.” columbia capitol hill rites of empire suffering      in stone shaping  a consortium       of one beat by beat by beat capitol fantasy language for hire      and a little blue flag still things, still lives … Continue reading Poetry by Wayne David Hubbard

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Where Tradition Meets Vision: The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo

Photo courtesy of the Colored Musicians Club The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo, NY was the portal to the rest of the world for working-class musicians in the early 1920s. A renewed interest in the club is paving the way for jazz redux. By Jessica Brant  Buffalo, NY is a city that rumbles with age-old tradition, and because of this, progress sometimes comes at a cost. Even so, there exist enclaves of younger, ungrudging supporters, those who honor the older traditions in art Buffalo is famous for. This ecosystem of young rubbing off on old, old rubbing off on young, … Continue reading Where Tradition Meets Vision: The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo