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Award winning writer, activist, and educator Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes & Sweet Tea Ethics, is featured on Episode 16 of Dr. Regina Bradley’s Outkasted Conversations?, a critically acclaimed dialogue series dedicated to thinking about the cultural and academic implications of the hip hop group Outkast.

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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.

From Afros To Shelltoes Fahamu Pecou Host Beautiful Women Who Can Spell

October 18, 2011 – 5:26 am |

RISING SONS LOUNGE: Fahamu Pecou Art & From Afros To Shelltoes Present BEAUTIFUL WOMEN WHO CAN SPELL, an empowering sista girl forum on womanhood. The event features
Errin Haines (Journalist),Chanel Jaali (Founder Jaali Co./Sex & Relationship Expert), October Rose (Singer/Songwriter/Entrepreneur) and will be moderated by Ed Garnes (Founder, From Afros To Shelltoes). Thursday, Oct 20, 2011 7pm@50 Upper Alabama St Underground Atlanta.

Mark Anthony Neal Left of Black S2:E5 Scott Poulson Bryant Anne-Maria Makhulu

October 10, 2011 – 10:26 pm |
Mark Anthony Neal Left of Black S2:E5  Scott Poulson Bryant  Anne-Maria Makhulu

Mark Anthony Neal presents Left of Black S2:E5 w/ Scott Poulson Bryant and Anne-Maria Makhulu.

From Afros To Shelltoes Fahamu Pecou Host That Aint Luv Luv

October 10, 2011 – 9:14 pm |

THAT AINT LUV LUV..! An Open Forum on Relationships, Risk, and Reconciliation. Join us for a frank and candid discussion about the real and not so real of love. lust, relationships, romance and more.Hosted By Love Mentors
Ed Garnes (counselor/activist) Fahamu Pecou (not a Love doctor, but plays one on tv). THURSDAY OCT 13, 2011 7PM (Ages 21+)FREE. 50 UPPER ALABAMA ST. UNDERGROUND ATL.

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Host Rising Sons Lounge Freestyle Rap Battle

October 6, 2011 – 2:59 pm |

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Host Rising Sons Lounge The Art of Freestyle Rap Battle October 8, 2011 4pm @ 50 Upper Alabama St. (Underground Atlanta). Hosted by Ed Garnes Celebrity judges include Moetown Lee( Music Exec/Activist), A. Jermaine Mobley (Hip Hop Producer), Stahhr (Hip Hop Artist/Activist), and more.

Jon Goode Reports Live From Occupy Wall St

September 28, 2011 – 9:52 pm |

Emmy Nominated writer Jon Goode reports live from Occupy Wall St. Support the movement www.occupywallst.org.

Focus F.O.C Experience CD Release Birthday Celebration

September 28, 2011 – 8:41 pm |

Ron “Focus” Manager Presents…The F.O.C Experience CD Release/Birthday Celebration. Featuring Live Performances by:
Spoken Word MC – FOCUS, Soul Vocalist – PHILLIPPIA, Experimental Musician – KEVIN SPEARS, and Comedian – KARLOUS MILLER. Urban Soul DJ’s Nervex, Mark Angel & SW1 on the 1s and 2s.

Hosted by Comedian – KARLOUS MILLER.
Live Band – Urban Soul (Tres Gilbert, KB, Ant Perry, Nakayo)
DJ’s Nervex, Mark Angel & SW1

Ed Garnes Malcolm Jamal Warner Talk Art Community BET @ STIR

September 26, 2011 – 9:49 pm |

From Afros To Shelltoes founder Ed Garnes & Malcolm Jamal Warner talk art, community, and BET’s “Reed Between The Lines” at Atlanta’s respected showcase STIR sponsored by From Afros To Shelltoes & E Period, LLC.

Phonte Charity Starts At Home Giveaway

September 25, 2011 – 5:10 pm |

Thanks to our play cousins at The Foreign Exchange Music we got our hands on signed copies of Phonte’s Charity Starts At Home showcasing the writer/producer/singer/rapper/etc’s penchant for dropping Grandaddy wit, down home humor, and dope rhymes heads of any generation can nod to. From Afros To Shelltoes will lace (1)one lucky winner with a copy of the new release.

Fahamu Pecou From Afros To Shelltoes Launch Rising Sons Lounge

September 22, 2011 – 5:32 pm |

From September 23rd through October 30th 2011, Award-winning artist and pop culture critic, Fahamu Pecou, will convert a vacated store-front into a thriving art studio/community center featuring music and creativity The Rising Sons Lounge will feature programming developed in collaboration with From Afros to Shelltoes and is part of the City of Altanta’s “Elevate: Art Above Underground” initiative.

Killer Mike Speaks At Troy Davis Rally Jackson GA

September 21, 2011 – 8:51 pm |

From Afros To Shelltoes play cousin and Grammy Award winning artist/activist Killer Mike speaks from the heart at Troy Davis rally in Jackson, GA.

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