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Concert review | Dark Star Jubilee: Guitar legends join band for memorable evening

Columbus Dispatch
Dark Star Orchestra mixed it up a bit Saturday night, when it took the stage at dusk in Legend Valley for its second performance during the weekend's Dark Star Jubilee. The band, which has built a long-lasting career performing entire set lists from ...

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Black Woman Disowns Mother Because She is Dark-Skinned, But Was Her 'Judge Mablean' Appearance Scripted for ...

Atlanta Black Star
On a May episode of Justice with Judge Mablean, a light-skinned Black woman says her dark-skinned mother made her life a nightmare. The 25-year-old Sandra Johnson is suing her mother, Annie Johnson, for $600 because she says her mother got her sent ...

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Dark Star Orchestra to play Lupo's June 2

The Providence Journal
The words, first heard by Grateful Dead fans in 1968, are cryptic yet alluring and inspired a group of musicians to name their Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra. Almost 50 years after the song became a Deadhead favorite, the Dark Star Orchestra has ...

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Future Past: Hot Tuna Joins Stellar Bill for Fifth Annual Dark Star Jubilee

Cleveland Scene Weekly
The fifth annual Dark Star Jubilee takes over Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, this weekend (about 30 minutes east of Columbus). Helmed by Dark Star Orchestra, the much-beloved re-interpreters of the Grateful Dead's live canon, the festival taps into ...

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