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PRSUN Radio chats with County of Kings' Lemon Andersen

Lemon Andersen is my guest Wednesday at 11 a.m. on PRSUN Radio at . County of Kings is playing now in NYC. About Lemon and his County of Kings: Half Puerto Rican. Half Norwegian. Two-time felon. One hell of a show. Featured earlier this year as part of The Public Theater's Under The Radar Festival,Lemon Andersen's County of Kings gives a tough, yet poignant biographical account of a good kid growing up in an unforgiving environment. Lemon, whose parents met at a methadone clinic and passed away from AIDS, served two prison sentences before he was 21 and won a Tony before he turned 30. His on-stage memoir touches on young love, the birth of hip hop, slinging crack, ballet, stealing car parts, prison, and poetry as he takes the audience on an astonishing and surprising one-man journey toward self-discovery. Weaving hard-edged drama with urban poetry, the Brooklyn born and bred performer tells his coming-of-age story with profound honesty, c

Puerto Rican Music Roots and Beyond

Community Calendar Concert featuring William Cepeda and his group Afro-Rican Jazz The “King of Plena,” Angel Luis Torruellas, salsero Michael Stuart and more This Brooklyn concert will focus on the Puerto Rican folkloric genre of Plena, both traditional and contemporary. Saturday, July 5 at 7 p.m. The concert is part of the All Celebrate Brooklyn series of summer performances at the Prospect Park Bandshell. The entrance to the Prospect Park Bandshell is located at Prospect Park West & 9th Street in Park Slope. Free though there is a $3 suggested donation at the gate. For more information,