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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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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.

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 |

FAHAMU PECOU & FROM AFROS TO SHELLTOES PRESENT
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

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