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ARTS AND CULTURE

By Stephen H. Segal

"Buck" relates MK Asante's journey from lost inner-city teen to world-class storyteller

The first five sentences of Buck, MK Asante’s memoir of the adolescent years he spent not knowing whether his brother would ever get out of jail, his mother would ever escape her crippling depression or his father would ever be reconciled with them, set the stage for all that follows.

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Posted Aug. 20, 2013 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

A vicious circle of trauma, addiction and prostitution

Post-traumatic stress disorder can make it harder for poor, female addicts to recover from life on the streets.

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Posted Aug. 20, 2013 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: August 21-28

Katori Hall’s Hoodoo Love; A Tribute to Daft Punk; Pennsylvania Hardcore; Philly Naked Bike Ride; Concerts in the Park and more.

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Posted Aug. 20, 2013 | Comments: 0

SCREEN

By Sean Burns

David Lowery’s "Ain’t Them Bodies Saints" is so full of other directors’ styles, it has no lone identity

The first five minutes are a jumble of elusive backstory, with Bob and his pregnant bride, Ruth (Rooney Mara), on the run, Bonnie and Clyde style. Their short-lived spree finds them surrounded by police

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Posted Aug. 21, 2013 | Comments: 0