The Edge of Town is the journey of a Black male as he navigates this world and searches for truth and hope by reflecting on the past, present and future. His journey includes walks through downtown Wyoming and along Oak Street and a visit to the City building, which once housed the African American School.
View of the starting location of the flag pole in front on Wyoming Middle School.
View of the beginning of the walk from the flag pole.
View after crossing the street from the Meat Market.
View of the walk to Friendship Fountain
View of Friendship Fountain
View from Friendship Fountain into Wyoming.
View crossing the street to the gazebo.
View of the walk to the gazebo.
View of walk to the center of the gazebo.
View of the walk from the gazebo to the mural.
View of the mural wall around the corner from the gazebo.
View of the sitting area after the mural.
View of the sitting area when directed, near the gazebo.
View from the mural wall.
View of the walk from the city building.
View of the stopping location by the city building.
View of the walk from the picnic table to the city building.
View of the Wyoming City Building.
View of the plaque at the city building.
View of the ending location at the city building.
View of the stopping location when directed.
View of Oak Street.
View of the bench for sitting when directed.
View of the corner from the bench.
View of the ending location across from the flag pole.
Deuces is the creator, writer & brains behind this idea that is now an immersive audio only musical/ podplay called The Edge of Town! Deuces is a music artist & Rapper who loves being able to express a story of honesty and growth. His experience Growing up in a suburban neighborhood, recognizing the difference but what has remain the same over time for black individuals led him in a direction of question and growth, and ultimately wanted to express this through music.
Deuces wants the growth of all African Americans to be strong but especially the men. As a young man he believes that he’s recognized the value of things every black man should understand & the message he considers “universal”
should be expressed among each other as a community to create change.
Deuces is a local Cincinnati artist who is seasoned as a singer, songwriter & performer. He’s accomplished opportunities with P&G writing and singing more than one commercial jingle, releasing projects, music videos, and now a musical?!
Phillip Cotter is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, sound engineer and luthier.
Guitarists, vocalist, versatile producer and songwriter.
Piper N. Davis is passionate about creating and supporting art wherever she can and excited to be working on another Pod Play! She is an Emmy Award-winning actress, director, cultural director and singer who has performed and toured productions throughout the United States. She has had several stage and screen roles and loves doing voice-over work. Some of her directorial and performance credits include Ben Butler, To Be Black, Dragons Love Tacos, The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats; Richie and Blanche; Family Healing; Cincinnati King; Harry and the Thief; Bare; Caroline, or Change and Open the Sky. Piper is on the WCPO 9 Community Advisory Board, a Board member of Falcon Theater (Newport, KY), a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Multicultural Awareness Council (MAC) and works at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
She is very proud to be a native resident of Cincinnati, where she can both work and play in the city's vibrant arts scene, surrounded by artists, storytellers and makers of all kinds. Piper is grateful to God for her talents, and she sends much love and joy to Lydia J. Davis (Mommie), her family, friends, and her doggy, Izzy (Grizabella)