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Anwan Glover Stabbed at D.C. Nightclub

People Magazine - 03 Aug 2014
In a police report obtained by The Washington Post, Glover told investigators he was at Cafe Asia early Sunday when an unknown person punched him and another person hit him on the head. Glover told police he was then kicked repeatedly and felt sharp ...
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Motherland Connection: Go-Go Goes to Africa

Washington City Paper - 18 Jan 2018
“They're finally seeing what's really going on, that this is a go-go city,” says Backyard Band leader and lead talker Anwan “Big G” Glover. “Go-Go is strong as ever, and I love to see that. Our music isn't going anywhere, and … our music is beautiful ...
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Why The Actors On HBO's The Deuce Look So Familiar (blog) - 22 Sep 2017
HBO's The Deuce, starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, is one of the most acclaimed new shows of the fall. It's a sprawling ensemble drama set in the diverse milieu of '70s Times Square, a space ripe for exploration by creators David Simon and ...
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'The Deuce' recap: Daddy issues and a murder

Baltimore Sun - 23 Oct 2017
It's always the ones you least suspect. Leon, the mild-mannered fry cook portrayed by Anwan Glover (Slim Charles to “The Wire” fans), has served the prostitutes and pimps who frequent his cafe — without judgment. His patience, however, has worn thin ...
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'Wire' actor Anwan Glover stabbed at a DC nightclub

Washington Post - 03 Aug 2014
Actor Anwan Glover, known for his role in the television series “The Wire,” was stabbed at a D.C. nightclub early Sunday morning. According to a police report, Glover reported that he was on the second floor of Cafe Asia, a restaurant at 1720 I Street ...
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What's Up With That Half-Smoke Reference in “The Deuce”? - 27 Sep 2017
The half-smoke reference was also a tribute to local music hero Anwan “Big G” Glover, who plays Leon. Leon, Pelecanos notes, is from the South, so “it's credible that he would identify the delicacy as a half-smoke (its correct name), rather than a ...
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George Pelecanos' 'The Deuce' To Premiere on HBO

Greek Reporter - 18 Jul 2017
Author and film and TV producer George Pelecanos has a new series coming out called “The Deuce”, a crime thriller set to premiere on HBO in the fall. Pelecanos co-created the series along with police reporter and author David Simon, and will also be ...
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DC Talks Conference Fosters Dialogue on the Arts

Georgetown University The Hoya - 10 Nov 2017
“We're a highly collaborative city, with a lot of startups happening. The tech industry is coming in more and more.” The conference's first roundtable centered on fan engagement. Among those on the panel were Anwan Glover, a founding member of the ...
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All the Ways The Deuce Will Remind You of The Wire

Vulture - 11 Sep 2017
David Simon has helmed multiple projects since the end of The Wire, including the brilliant, imagistic Treme and the docudrama miniseries Show Me a Hero. But it wouldn't be fair to call the new HBO series The Deuce, co-created by Simon and George ...
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The Deuce Premiere Review (Spoiler Free)

Den of Geek US - 28 Aug 2017
The series also stars Emily Meade as Lori; Anwan Glover as Leon; Jamie Neumann as Ashley; Lawrence Gilliard Jr. as officer Chris Alston; Michael Rispoli as Gambino capo Rudy Pipilo; Natalie Paul as reporter Sandra Washington. The pilot, which HBO ...
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HBO's New '70s Porn Drama 'The Deuce' Casts a Female Gaze on Sex

Daily Beast - 06 Jun 2017
But The Wire—which lends alums like Gbenga Akinnagbe, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer, Anwan Glover, and Michael Kostroff to this new HBO project—is equally relevant. Simon and Pelecanos have a gift for casting ensembles and stocking a series with ...
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The Deuce teaser features double the James Franco

Looper - 10 Jul 2017
Created by The Wire's David Simon and George Pelecanos, the show centers on the legalization and rise of the porn industry in New York City in the '70s and early '80s. Franco plays twin porn entrepreneurs Vincent and Frankie Martino, and he also ...
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TV Review: David Simon's 'The Deuce,' Starring James Franco

Variety - 31 Aug 2017
Even small roles, like Vinnie's wife, Andrea (Zoe Kazan), and local diner owner Leon (Anwan Glover) are rich players. That's the thing about Simon: When the story doesn't quite make sense, the characters still do. All of them, no matter how marginal ...
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What The Deuce gets right about sex on TV

British GQ - 22 Sep 2017
These grimy streets around Times Square are stocked with James Francos — he plays twins; one runs a bar, the other loses money to mobsters in card games, both are great — and The Wire alumni: Gbenga Akinnagbe (who played hitman Chris) is a pimp along ...

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