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A Special tribute to the union of two excellent people, Sage and Monica Moore celebrated their marriage at
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In loving memory of DJ Chron
“Tulsa mourns the loss of a wonderful DJ, and beautiful human being. David Palmer passed
away the 3rd of september from health problems, Chron was a dear friend of mine and
most the tulsa night life. David was a very recognized DJ in the tulsa scene, known for his
great talent and greater soul. A staple for hip hop and D&B in local clubs for the last decade
, I wanted to share a part of his memorial party for those who were not able to make it.
We made it a night to celebrate his life . The love and kindness he showed me and my family
& so many others in tulsa & OK city will live in our hearts forever. Here are some pictures
that show the joy he still brings in spirit to his friends and family.” -Joel David

Some words from Susan Mcconnell

“...I don’t have many photos of Chron and I together,
I was always the one BEHIND the lens. I didn’t really
think about how I’d want them later when someone tagged mural for chron by sker
or other would come to take pictures of us and I hid
loved him and then I went to the bathroom and cried what wonders I can only imagine. I like to think of
from the camera. That’s just how it is, you never think
with his mother and Amber. I kept telling them “He’s him spinning, surrounded by beautiful women, with a
to yourself that that person will ever be gone. I kept
gonna be ok, He’s gonna be ok”. rum and coke, chillin with Bob Marley. I’ll be there to
thinking to myself that there would be plenty of time
I got a call a few hours later telling me they’d dance, just give me a little while, Skillet, I’ll be there
to do and say all the things I meant to when he got
pulled life support because there was just no hope to dance.
out of the hospital. I went and saw him several times
and I felt like I’d been hit by a train. I’m still in disbe- I am grateful for his friendship, and for all
and sometimes things looked better and sometimes
lief. I can’t believe that I won’t ever get to text Three the things I’ve learned from him. Tolerance, pa-
they looked worse, but I just wasn’t prepared to say
Little Birds to him anymore, I won’t get to see his tience, strength, joy in middle of mourning, and to
goodbye to my friend. Thursday the 3rd of Septem-
huge smile when I go dance, I won’t ever get chewed take from life every- G.I. Joel
ber I recieved a call from Troy saying that I needed to
out by him again, I won’t ever have the chance to thing I am given, the
get up to the hospital to see David and so of course I
thank him for believing in me when no one else did, good and the bad. He
went right away. The last time I’d seen Dave he was
for being my friend when everyone else had either was and always will
sitting up in a chair and we spoke for a few minutes.
forgotten me, thought some bull$hit about me, or just be my friend. Rest in
He didn’t seem quite the same but I figured it was just
didn’t give a f*ck about me. He made sure I never Power.”
that he was still feeling poorly. He knew who I was
spent my birthday alone, cause his birthday is one
though. So I get to
day after mine, he made sure I had a reason to smile
the hospital and
when I thought I didn’t have much to smile about,
deliver the flow-
he was a good friend that I’ll miss dearly and I hope
ers and food and
that everyone who cared about him knows how lucky
then I go to see
we’ve all been to have him as a friend. I’ll miss the
him, I was warned
way he outspokenly voiced his views on life and love
that it wasn’t like
and friendship and music and pretty much everything
last time but I had
in between. He was an original.
to see my homie. I
I know that he’s better now, I know that now
stood for a moment
chrons mural pic tagged he doesn’t have to hurt anymore and he’s gained
by his bed and said
on the wall of the flytrap a few words to him, what I don’t have yet. He knows everything now. The
greatest mystery of all has been opened and he sees susan,kim,chris,joel&chron
club in Tulsa. I told him that I

the birth and evolution of the Tulsa Wizard Periodical

Perhaps we should have been in Galveston at ground zero, taking pictures, getting the story of a lifetime during Ike. The story for us was absolute distance and separation from our Is-
land home, helpless to help our people. Proactivity, learning discovering, networking, working to create jobs, community relation, the value of friendship-All of these things are stronger
with us now since our Tulsa quests. We are with you now and always. Let us love and live the lives we are given. We’re all in this together. The Tulsa Wizard, now coccooned, awaits.

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applying for TANF, Food Stamps, Women’s Health glasses, hearing aids, dental, maternity and other health care services.
Program, Medicaid and Children’s Health
Insurance Program (CHIP). Resource services are Texas Medicaid for Long-Term Care Services - The Medicaid program
also provided to the aged and disabled. also provides Medicaid for Long Term care services providing care for older
adults and people with disabilities who need help with their daily activities
Our purpose is to provide community outreach in their home, nursing home, or other facility.
and assistance to individuals and families living
in Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Liberty & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - Provides health insurance
Matagorda Counties. coverage for Texas children. $50 or less covers all of your children for one
year. Services include regular checkups, vision and dental services, immuni-
Andrea Hypolite zations and prescription drugs.
Program Director
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - Provides temporary
For Information Call financial assistance for needy families with children under age 18. Monthly
(409) 765-6561 benefits help pay for food, shelter, utilities and other basic needs. Emergency
Toll Free at aid also available for families facing financial crisis.
1-866-770-1791 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)- The new name for
4700 Broadway, D102. Galveston, Texas 77550 the Food Stamp Program, helps individuals and families with low income buy
AndreaHypolite@thechildrenscenterinc.org the food they need for good health.


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Dine-In or Carry Out
Sunday 71m to 2pm (409)762-4262 “Come say hello to Gloria and check
out the recently remodeled restaurant.”
In and out of
Austin’s City Limits!
“Good friends.”
“Wizardly guides.”
Day 1
We were given a rare opportunity to visit Austin, participating in
“stolen view.” a huge music event in Austin. Our Press Pass Credentials were
presented too late and we were given the oppor-
tunity to study the event, it’s participants and Pearl Jam
revelers, from the outside, and finally on in. Be
where its at, open to opportunities, and ready
“Someone Like You!” to improvise and make the most of any experi-
ence. The payoff is well worth the effort. All the
Kings of Leon while we were smiling, thinking on G’Wiz’s own
Galvestock, evolving now.
“the Samaritan.”
Day 2

“the locals.”
Citizen Cope
“the wristband.”
Day 3 “the best time ever.”
Who among you recently had an interesting experiences beyond the island?
“the Man.” “the masses.” Share the adventure with your fellow readers!
Email Pics &
stories to: thewiz@galvestonwizard.com
Galveston.com’s Epicurean Evening (.com)
Don’t get too excited, this content is coverage
(Great Food) occurring Epicurean Eve-
of the October 2009 occur
ning, aand not an upcoming preview of the event.
(though an Epicurean Spring Preview would be
a hot ticket indeed, we think.)
So many of Galveston’s locals and businesses
all w
work harmoniously, know of and relate, &
offer support and care for each other through
these shared efforts and showcases.

(Easy Access) Like you, we look forward to events. Mardi

Gras, Dickens on the Strand, Lone Star Rally, all grow and evolve amazingly
each year. We made free samples of our previous work and information for
(Good People) Epicurean Vendors of interest, and set out for one of our
favorite island events. Tickets included admission to the
event, sampling of entries and an array of promotional
beverages, and were available for $30 in advance or $35
at the door. Advance tickets were available online, or by
phone aat (888) 939-8680. Another amazing evening.
We love and appreciate our hospitality and service in-
(Gettin things Crackin’) dustries, recognizing and appreciating they are the life-
blood of our tourism industry! You all are the reason
they come back for more! “Locals card” in works now.
We look forward to opportunities to work with
(Shaken, not stirred) you to help organize, promote, and cover your
(Tasty Elissa brew) upcoming events. We can also captur
capture events for
(picture perfect) our readers that should unfortunately miss the
good times to be had, and cultivate our readers
to help get them “where it’s at” in the future.
Keep us in the loop with a call or email!
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Star Parker is the “Pimps, Whores & Welfare created monstrous moral

founder and president of Brats” was released in 1997 and spiritual problems -- the
CURE, the Coalition for Urban by Pocket Books, “Uncle Sam’s kind of problems that are
Renewal & Education, a 501c3 Plantation” is released by inevitable when individuals
non-profit think tank that Thomas Nelson in the fall of turn responsibility for
provides a national voice of 2003, and “White Ghetto: How their lives over to others.
reason on issues of race and Middle Class America Reflects The legacy of American
poverty in the media, inner Inner City Decay” was released socialism is our blighted
city neighborhoods, and public in 2006. inner cities, dysfunctional
policy. inner city schools, and
Star Parker on broken black families.
Prior to her involvement government “social programs” I thought we were on
in social activism, Star Parker and public housing: the road to moving socialism
was a single welfare mother. Her A benevolent Uncle out of our poor black
personal transformation from
Star Parker welfare fraud to conservative
Sam welcomed mostly poor communities and replacing
it with wealth-producing
Editor’s Note: We were searching to bring you work- black Americans onto the
ing viewpoints from Jul Kamen, with ‘Reasoning crusader has been chronicled government plantation. Those American capitalism. But,
behind the petition’ by GARD: Galveston Alliance by many in the media. Today, in who accepted the invitation incredibly, we are going
for Responsible Development, or David Stanowski’s addition to heading CURE, Star switched mindsets from “How in the opposite direction.
insights regarding Galveston Open Government Proj- is a syndicated columnist for do I take care of myself?” Trillions of dollars
ect’s efforts. Due to space and time constraints we were Scripps Howard News Service, to “What do I have to do later, black poverty is the
instead given the opportunity to spotlight another per- offering weekly op-eds to to stay on the plantation?” same. But black families are
son of interest with insights on current social issues more than 400 newspapers Instead of solving not, with triple the incidence
at hand. We will continue to explore dialogue, ideas worldwide. Star has written
and opinions on many issues of island importance in economic problems, of single-parent homes
three books. Her autobiography government welfare socialism and out-of-wedlock births.
future volumes. Share your thoughts with us.
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We’re interested with Joint Ventures WITH you, that is.
Organizations of Interest:
City of Galveston
Park Board of Trustees
Port of Galveston
Help us help you get the word out! Missing a few pieces? UTMB
Who isn’t? We can help you connect. Historic Downtown Strand
Seaport Partnership
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston Chamber of Commerce
Anthony McCann GISD
Isaac Almaguer Galveston College
Linda Sivy Poco Loco Comedy
Shane Lassiter Jason Gorham Galveston Alliance for Responsible Development
Brandon Baughn Stephanie Bederka G.O.G.P.
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Night Owls Helping Kids Sleep Better at Night!

ACEO invites you to a unique electronic music event that gives back to the people.
We’ve gathered some of Houston’s finest DJ’s and producers to show the world
how much we love great music and helping others.
What better way to impact the future than by helping kids
and what better way to raise money for them than with 3 floors of
bangin beats, dirty synths, lasers, fog machines, projectors, flat screen TVs
and the hottest looking bar in Houston at TôC Bar on Friday May 7th at 9pm.
Get NOCTURNAL, do something SUB_STANTIAL and get on that dance floor!
Let’s show the world how Houston Night OWLs throw it down and we can all
share the good KARMA!

F u l l c o n tr o l l ig h tin g by RJM
Bjorn Larsen - REVERSE Nathan Stewart - Headset/Llama Farm/6th Sense
Daniel Allen - PMR/Kolour Recordings Lance Morris aka KCK - ACEO/Blue Bishop
DJ Lullaby - L.O.T.U.S. DJ Fix - ACEO/Blue Bishop Records
DJ Jasmine Rose - L.O.T.U.S. Maximilian - Blak Audio
Candice Elliot - L.O.T.U.S. -with live percussion by Fabio Daniel
Courtney Shay - L.O.T.U.S. Lucas Keizer - H.U.H.M.
Jessica Partin - L.O.T.U.S. Kung Fu Pimp - KARMA
D.M.J. (live) - ACEO/Blue Bishop Chris Calix - REVERSE
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