On April 19, 2015 at DePauw University’s Janet Prindle Institute of Ethics from 10am-11:30am, award winning scholar/activist Ed Garnes (DePauw Class of 99′), founder of From Afros To Shelltoes, will pour a special brew of …
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.