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UNCF HBCU Empower Me Tour Stops at CAU Nov. 6th for an All Day Event

Atlanta, GA--  On Saturday, Nov. 6 at Clark Atlanta University, middle school, high school and college students are getting real life lessons at the UNCF HBCU Empower Me Tour.  The all-day free event, hosted by actress Tatyana Ali, features career and college readiness seminars, personal development workshops, interactive exhibits and live musical performances. The all-star lineup includes actor Malik Yoba, Kita Williams and Monique Jackson of VH1's "The T.O. Show," personal trainer to the First Family Cornell McClellan and celebrity DJ ShoGun.

"Cheaper to Keep Her", the latest Theatre Production to Hit Atlanta, Opens to Rave Audience Reviews

Atlanta, GA--  Cheaper To Keep Her opened at the Atlanta Civic Center on November 4th to a nearly full house of spectators that came to see Brian McKnight and Vivica Fox put on a play filled with comedy, life lessons and music.  The production written by Je'Caryous Johnson will be in the Atlanta area only until November 6th, so make sure to find tickets online and enjoy the entertainment.

Using the tagline "He had it all...Until she took everything!", the playwright delves into the subject of love and relationships and the eventual consequences of choices we all make within a relationship.  In this case, a bad choice then leads to the need for revenge to kick in and the cycle of choices and consequences starts all over again, and you never know where revenge will lead to.   

In this production there is a great mixture of comedy, seriousness, spirituality and music that had the capacity crowd going back and fort

3rd Annual SouthEast Regional High School Battle of the Bands is HERE!

Atlanta, GA--  Just In Time Music presents the Third Annual Southeast Regional High School Battle of the Bands in Atlanta, Georgia on November 7th  at the James Hallford Stadium, formally Memorial Stadium located at 3789 Memorial College Avenue; Clarkston, Georgia 30021; on the central campus of Georgia Perimeter College.  The gates open at 1:30PM and the Showcase begins at 3:00PM.

Atlanta's BronzeLens Film Festival set to be one of the Nation’s most Substantive Film Festivals

Atlanta, GA--  Atlanta will host the first annual BronzeLens Film Festival at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Georgia Pacific Center Auditorium and the Camille Olivia hanks Cosby Academic Center on Spelman Campus from November 11-14, 2010.  The festival is set to be a creative platform designed to empower, entertain and educate from various disciplines and inspire the next generation of film makers. Narrative fiction, documentary, music video, and short film screenings coupled with the who’s who of the film industry make the BronzeLens Film Festival one of the nation’s most substantive film festivals. Key Master Classes and Workshops will be led bytop names in the film business including Tyler Perry Studios' Executive Producer, and the Founders of Rainforest productions.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Hosts Nov. 4 Youth of the Year Gala

Atlanta, Ga--  Youth of the Year is a year-round development program that honors Boys & Girls Club members as outstanding citizens and leaders. On Nov. 4, 21 metro Atlanta Club members will be honored and recognized, and one Club member will be named 2010 Youth of the Year and serve as the spokesperson for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA).

theme for the event is Face of Future because all 21 Youths of the Year represent the future of metro Atlanta. Scholarships will be awarded to the winner and three finalists. Evaluated criteria include demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles, essay writing, poise and public speaking.

Black Religious Scholars Group Holds 13th Annual Meeting on October 29th

Atlanta, GA--  The Black Religious Scholars Group’s (BRSG) thirteenth annual consultation entitled Making It Plain: Unmasking the Cultural Production of Evil in the Black Church and the World at Large,” is being held at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 407 Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the host church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, this event is co-hosted by the Candler School of Theology of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Local Students Win National Preparedness Month Art and Essay Contest

During the month of September, across Georgia, more than 400 fifth-grade students competed for an opportunity to rank among the top six winners in Ready Georgia’s second annual National Preparedness Month Art and Essay Contest.

The goal of this contest was to have students to showcase their talent by combining creativity with emergency preparedness know-how to create works of art that describe the steps for emergency preparedness and its importance at home and school.

Participants submitted original artwork and essays incorporating the theme, “Ready, Set, Go!” and were encouraged to draw upon personal experiences of how their families prepare for emergencies or how they plan to help their families prepare.