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The Ken Ford Foundation in Partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting host FREE Workshop Friday!

The Ken Ford Foundation in Partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting host FREE Workshop Friday!

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Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Internationally-renowned West African Drummer Leads Atlanta Workshop Friday & Saturday

Braimah’s master classes cost as little as $5 dollars and are part of the ‘DanceAfrica Atlanta Class Series’ produced by GIWAYEN MATA, Atlanta’s all-female dance, percussion and vocal ensemble.

Feb 15, 2011 (Atlanta, GA) – This weekend in Atlanta, Black History Month anticipates the teachings of a world-renowned drum master. Ghana-born djembe and dunun master drummer Weedie Braimah will teach a drum workshop at BNM Studio located 409 Mead Road Decatur, GA 30030.  Joined by New Orleans native  and dancer, Christan Carter, expect to learn how the dance movements correspond with high-energy West Africa drumming techniques.

Atlanta Increases Entertainment Footprint

Watch as we head to the Georgia Entertainment Association's annual holiday party to learn about what new things are happening in the entertainment field. Why is 2012 a great year to be in the entertainment industry in Atlanta? Watch and find out! For more great stories like this one head to http://www.conntv.com/

Zoo Atlanta Adding Giraffe Feeding Experience

Zoo Atlanta Adding Giraffe Feeding Experience

Zoo Atlanta is adding a new experience that will soon delight visitors.  In a holiday email sent to its members, Zoo Atlanta, announced a new experience being planned for late Spring 2012, which is sure to brighten the days of thousands of zoo visitors in the coming years.  Zoo Atlanta is planning a new deck overlooking the savanna exhibit. This overlook will provide the opportunity to create a special giraffe feeding experience for Zoo visitors, who will be able to purchase lettuce to be fed to the giraffes.  An exhibit  opening date and more details will follow in the coming months.

Antwan "Big Boi" Patton Gives Kids a Reason to Dream BIG During the Holidays

Antwan "Big Boi" Patton Gives Kids a Reason to Dream BIG During the Holidays

BIG dreams are made into reality when there is passion, purpose, and practice present.   And, the modern day illustration of this mantra is exactly what we witnessed last night at  Antwan “Big Boi” Patton’s Big Kidz Foundation Holiday Celebration, held at the Atlanta Cyclorama.

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN

Atlanta's own Electric Violinist Ken Ford performed live on Saturday, December 10th in front of millions for the 77th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation Presented by on ESPN. A first in the network's history to have a live music performance take place during the Heisman presentation.