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I will admit this was my first time going. It reminded me of an outdoor expanded FunkJazzKafe mixed with ONE MusicFest. The event included live performers, D.J.’s mixing, a B-Boy breakdancing contest, and panels on the music industry. A cool event, I’ll have to start going in the future.

I skated over after work to peep Andy Allo’s first performance in Atlanta, but unfortunately she was not a part of it. I will also admit, I was surprised an artist like Joi Gilliam was not included.

All in all, I cannot complain, just bummed I missed out on seeing my homegirl Kat Goduco there, and missed meeting Andy Allo. But I have been beaten up over the last few weeks, had a prior engagement and couldn’t hang.

The manuscript Blue Lines is the fictional coming of age narrative of a young California woman Key Yemaya Walker, and her 2 year growing journey through school, love, and life period piece, written by Kenneth Suffern, Jr., taking place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill between the years of 1997 – 1998. Loosely based on true events, and experiences during that time, told through the eyes and voice of the main female protagonist, a freshman first attending the school.