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Tasha Jones, the host for Blue Moon Sunday, sings her new hit single, “No More Flies” during a recent installment of the weekly poetry series at the Madame Walker Casino Ballroom. Jones just recently finished shooting the video for the song, which will debut this spring on VH1 Soul. Jones is also being considered for a Grammy Award in the spoken word category.

Special guest Tommy “Tiny” Lister, actor and former WWF wrestler known for his role as the neighborhood bully Deebo in the “Friday” films, greets Celesta Phillips, who was celebrating her birthday. Lister was in town to participate in the screening for the Bruce Bruce comedy “Bounty Hunter,” which was filmed in Indianapolis.

√ Maxine Bryant recites an original piece called “My Story.”

π Devon Guynn delivers a moving spoken word selection.

Vocalists Shaundia (left) and Tear (their stage names) sing Jill Scott’s “Golden.” Blue Sunday includes weekly open mic poetry and live jazz. (Photos/J. Hurst)

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