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Electric Violinist Ken Ford Presents 'March Madness' a Benefit Concert for Music and Arts Education

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Presents 'March Madness' a Benefit Concert for Music and Arts Education

 

The Ken Ford Foundation takes the stage again at The Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center on March 12, 2011 in a fundraiser to benefit music education.  The concert, highlighting the importance of arts and music education in our schools, will host VIP guests beginning at 6:30pm with a reception featuring 

Hundreds of Extras Needed for New Hollywood Movie on March 7th

Hundreds of Extras Needed for New Hollywood Movie on March 7th

Joyful Noise is the latest film to be here in Atlanta filming and looking for extras.  Joyful Noise is by the producers of The Blind Side and stars Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton, along with other film, TV and broadway stars.  The casting directors are offering free ticketrs to a Gospel Choir Concert scene taking place in the Atlanta Civic Center in Downtown Atlanta.

WHERE:  THE ATLANTA CIVIC CENTER

WHEN:     MARCH 7, 2011

TIME:       ARRIVAL AT 7AM FOR 6-8 HOURS

To confrim a seat, Please email JoyfulAudience@gmail.com

$10 General Admission Ticket to The Brand New Kid, produced by Synchronicity Theatre ($18 value)

$10 General Admission Ticket to The Brand New Kid, produced by Synchronicity Theatre ($18 value)

ScoopMama.com brings you a wonderful opportunity to see this MUST SEE musical with your family. Don't miss Today's Scoop - this offer ends Thursday night at MIDNIGHT! Please go to www.scoopmama.com to BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! LIMIT 4 PER ORDER!

Got Ink? An Interview With Songwriter and Two-Time Grammy Nominee Cri$tyle

Got Ink? An Interview With Songwriter and Two-Time Grammy Nominee Cri$tyle

New year, new segment. As part of our commitment to always bring you stories, articles, and inspirational thoughts that help you lead a happy and positive life, we will occasionally be posting interviews from people who have persevered in the face of adversity and lead extraordinary lives. Today's interview is about Cristyle Johnson.

Cristyle Johnson or sometimes credited as Cri$tyle is an amazing female producer, artist, and songwriter signed with So So Def/EMI Music. She was born and raised in Decatur , Georgia and wrote her first song at the age of ten. Cristyle received  this year two 2011 Grammy nominations for  Rihanna's "Only Girl"( Best dance record) and Monica's "Love All Over Me" (Best RnB album). Both records were #1 on the charts in 2010. In addition to writing those songs, she also has written #1 records on Mariah Carey and Natasha Bedingfield!  As if that isn't enough, she's written songs for Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez , Brandy, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J Blige and many more.

CLICK HEAR TO READ THE INTERVIEW by Liza Cardona - The Bluebird Patch

Bank of America Customers Get Free Museum Day on Jan. 1 & 2

Bank of America Customers Get Free Museum Day on Jan. 1 & 2

Atlanta, GA--  

Not getting enough culture in your life? Let Bank of America’s Museums on Us® program enhance your cultural enrichment in the New Year. Through the program, cardholders receive free admission to some of the best cultural venues in the nation on January 1 and 2. As part of Museums on Us, now in its 14th season, more than 140 leading U.S. cultural institutions, including museums, historical sites, science centers and zoos, open their doors for free to bank cardholders on the first full weekend of each month.

2011 Word on Da Street Literary Festival recognizes our African American writers

2011 Word on Da Street Literary Festival recognizes our African American writers

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Lisa Perry of Word on da Street Urban BookStore)  

The first Annual 2011 Word on Da Street Literary Festival will make its home in Atlanta January 22nd , from 10a,-6pm. 

In celebrating the opening of Word on Da Street Book Store this event will jump start a new movement of recognizing African American writers and readers.  With vendors, music, and music performances from artist across the nation, and even gift raffles, for people of all ages.  

Word on Da Street Festival will donate 50% of its raffle ticket sales to Touching Heart.

Chamblee's Regal Theatre holds Harry Potter Preview

Atlanta, GA--  The most anticipated film in years "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was screened 2 days before its release date to 100's of fans that showed up excited and in costume. See the pics at Metromix Atlanta.