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Culture Shock Snapshot: An Interview with Paul Bazile, Library Director of the North Miami Public Library


Written by Kerren Dieuveille


Last week was National Library Week! According to the American Library Association, National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. To honor this celebration, I sat down with Paul Bazile, Library Director of the North Miami Public Library, to discuss his career path, the library’s physical and digital resources, and the history of the North Miami Public Library.


Culture Shock Snapshot: Interview with Jamey Ray, The Founder and Creative Force Behind Voctave


Written by Kerren Dieuveille


Welcome back to Culture Shock's SnapShots! A series of short form articles for viewers to catch up on the visual and performing arts scene in Florida. To announce the return of this series we wanted to feature a piece written by our former Councilor and current Marketing Apprentice, Kerren Dieuveille. First up, we have an interview with Jamey Ray, the founder and creative force behind Voctave.


Shakespeare is a White Supremacist Play Review


Written by Kerren Dieuveille

Before I begin this article I would like to start by telling a bit about myself. I am an African-American young adult woman with Caribbean roots. This play that I will be reviewing focuses on topics of race, sexuality, and age in a market where not fitting a particular role is a detriment to your livelihood. I wish to handle the topics presented with the seriousness with which it was presented to me. To do so I feel it is important for readers to know through what lens I saw the play.