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June 4, 2014 – 9:04 am |

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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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 |

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.

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