This woman can sing, y’all!
Atlanta singer/song writer LaTosha Brown discusses her influences and her upcoming single “Butterfly.” Look for the full-length EPK next month as Brown records her new jazz album. For more information about her work and concert dates, visit www.reverbnation.com/latoshabrown.
Serenade Supper Club Preview
A collaborative effort between Craig Garrett and Chef Hopeton Hibbert, Serenade Supper Club combines culinary adventures with fresh music. Sign up for more information about this monthly event here: eventbrite.com/e/serenade-supper-club-tickets-10668978201
The inaugural SSC featured Tomi Martin and special guest Trina Meade. Their musical talents were paired with Chef Hopeton’s meal that featured red wine braised duck over roasted acorn squash, golden raisins, pine nuts, and arugula. For the full menu, visit Chef Hopeton at chefhopeton.com/2014/01/28/serenade-supper-club/
The next SSC will be held on March 22nd and feature Atlanta native Alexandra Jackson and her own blend of jazz, soul, and funk. Visit facebook.com/serenadesupperclub for more info.
The cast of Young Frankenstein the Musical rehearses in On Stage Atlanta’s new location on Sunday. The production opens on July 12th and run through August 17th. Ticket information can be found on onstageatlanta.com
Mel Brooks’ monstrous comedy includes the comic ditties “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and “Puttin’ On The Ritz.” The music and lyrics are by Mel Brooks.
On Stage Atlanta’s production is directed by Charlie Miller with music direction by Paul Tate and choreography by Colleen Hargis.
This is the first video in a personal multimedia project. Three Minutes will spotlight different artists from all genres offering a triptych look into their artistic endeavors. The full post can be read at brainjobs.us/kewink/2013/06/kicking3abdul-khaliq/
The evolution of newspaper video continues as these pros discuss. Personally, I remain hopeful that the future of journalism will include quality documentary style video.
Ashley Withers and I interviewed Marguerite Meaux, a nurse that worked the maternity ward of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital during the deadly 1957 storm -hurricane Audrey. I had 60 minutes of great interview to edit. It was a challenge to break it down to 12 minutes and remain true to the story and the setting. Plus, I spent many hours looking for photos and anything about Hurricane Audrey.
This week’s Artistically Speaking features local performance artist Ricki Kennedy. A student of McNeese, Kennedy combines her talents as a visual artist with the music from live bands in venues around the lake area.