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Ed Garnes Talks Rihanna And Role Models On The Ugly Facts With Dr. Jenn

December 6, 2011 – 11:14 am |

Rihanna burst onto the American R & B scene in 2005 and became an instant hit around the world. She has sold 10s of millions of CD and digital downloads. Her career sailed along famously until her bought with highly- publicized domestic violence in 2009. Despite – and in some instances because of – her domestic violence episode with Chris Brown – Rihanna has continued to occupy the psyche of the world’s teen and tween girls. Rihanna lists Madonna and Mariah Carey as her top role models. The Ugly Facts With Dr. Jenn–along with featured guest From Afros to Shelltoes founder Ed Garnes–discuss how Prof Garnes’ Public Speaking Class at Spelman uses pop cultural icons like Rihanna to stimulate conversations around not only leadership, but also how and why we choose role models. Are our choices worthy?????

Ed Garnes Joins CNN’s Clyde Anderson For The Wealth Connection

December 1, 2011 – 10:35 pm |

Financial Life Connection Presents….THE WEALTH CONNECTION

“Why do we live above our means but below our potential?”
“Practical Ways to Succeed in the New Normal”


25D Bennett St., Atlanta, GA 30309

FEAT:Edward M. Garnes, Jr. @fatshelltoes(Award winning journalist, counselor, editor, producer and activist); Steven “Bo” Beaudoin Jr. @BoBeaudoin(Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Life/Relationship Coach and Philanthropist); Jack A. Daniels @alljackdaniel (A renown psychotherapist for high profile individuals both nationally and internationally).

Sweet Tea Ethics: Ed Garnes Anthony David Talk Soul Music Songwriting

December 1, 2011 – 1:29 pm |
Sweet Tea Ethics: Ed Garnes Anthony David Talk Soul Music Songwriting

Ed Garnes, Founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, and Grammy nominated soul man Anthony David discuss creative process, soul music, and the importance of songwriting during a special edition of Sweet Tea Ethics at Spelman College.

Robin Thicke Love After War Tour Atlanta

November 27, 2011 – 10:37 pm |

Robin Thicke Love After War Tour rolls into Atlanta December 7, 2012 The Loft at Center Stage.

From Pitch To Production The Green Room Actor’s Lounge

November 16, 2011 – 2:06 pm |

Friday November 18, 2011, Arrington & Phillips, LLP/ The Green Room/ Nash Management Group Inc/ JDA Entertainment Present: From Pitch To Production Panel featuring Bart Phillips( Exec Producer-Soul Train Awards), Gie Stinchco (Producer-Sunseeker Media), Cas Sigers (Nina Holiday Entertainment), Wendy Eley (Emmy Award Winning TV Producer). Special invited guests Roger Bobb and Linda Cannon. The event takes place at The Green Room Actor’s Lounge 25 D Bennett St., Atlanta, GA 30309.

Hollalujah On Year Anniversary

November 16, 2011 – 2:03 pm |

Hollalujah On Year Anniversary feat Comedian JJ, HBO Def Poet Abyss, and Black Top Improv Group.

Ed Garnes Joins F Geoffrey Johnson Kerly Suffren CURRENTS Visual Arts Exhibit

November 14, 2011 – 9:51 pm |

Award winning writer, activist, counselor, and educator Edward Garnes, Founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, joins CURRENTS: Attitudes and Issues – A Visual Arts Exhibit Featuring works by Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren Saturday, November 19, 7pm until 10pm. “Black Male Attitudes from the Civil Rights Movement to Hip-Hop” — an intergenerational interactive performance panel featuring Fahamu Pecou, MONDU, Edward Garnes, Jon Goode, Jim Alexander, and Mausiki Scales.

Clyde Anderson 100 Urban Entrepreneurs Host Invest Atlanta

November 9, 2011 – 2:43 pm |

ATL: Nov 13 Join 100 Urban Entrepreneurs for an evening of networking, entrepreneurship discussion and a special screening of CNN’s “Black In America 4.”

Fahamu Pecou Sophisticated Ignorance

November 7, 2011 – 12:55 pm |

Rising Sons Lounge births Fahamu Pecou’s new suite of paintings entitled Sophisticated Ignorance. The opening will take place Friday, November 11, 2011 from 7pm-11pm at Mason Murer. photo credit: www.shannonmccollum.com

Anthony David Kindred Live Center Stage

November 6, 2011 – 8:55 pm |

From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin Anthony David and Kindred, the first family of soul, play Atlanta’s Center Stage November 16, 2011 with special guest Choklate. Proceeds benefit New Hope Enterprises. The event is presented by our friends at Muddy Water and Rival Entertainment.

From Afros To Shelltoes Fahamu Pecou Art Host Rising Sons Lounge Closing Celebration

October 27, 2011 – 10:34 am |

Fahamu Pecou & Ed Garnes host closing celebration for Rising Sons Lounge, a thriving art studio/community center, featuring Kwanza Hall (Atlanta City Council Commissioner District 2), Clyde Anderson (Financial Lifestyle Coach/CNN Contributor), and Spinxx (Founder, Verbal Slick).

From Afros To Shelltoes Presents Authenticity Tour The Foreign Exchange

October 21, 2011 – 10:56 am |

From Afros To Shelltoes continues cool collaborations with our play cousins by presenting the Authenticity Tour of Grammy nominated outfit The Foreign Exchange (Phonte & Nicolay)– feat Zo!, Sy Smith, and Jeanne Jolly –on November 9, 2011 7pm at The Masquerade (695 North Ave N.E., Atlanta). From Afros To Shelltoes will lace (3 ) lucky winners with a pair of tickets to the concert.

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