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Civil Rights Dinner Hosted by Ludacris

Civil Rights Dinner Hosted by Ludacris

 

Attorney Dan R. Meachum hosted an elegant private dinner party last night at Straits Restaurant. Chris Ludacris Bridges hosted the affair. The dinner was to honor MLB's Civil Rights Games Week & Jimmie Lee Solomon, Executive VP of Baseball Development. Celebrity sightings were actress Keisha Knight Pulliam, Jasmine Guy, Basketball great Julius Erving, Baseball player Brian Jones, Grey's Anatomy Jesse Williams and many more. 

Read more at: http://talkingwithtami.com/civil-rights-dinner-hosted-by-dan-r-meachum-ludacris

 

Joe's Crab Shack to donate proceeds to tornado victims

Joe's Crab Shack to donate proceeds to tornado victims

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- A popular seafood restaurant chain has partnered with the Salvation Army to benefit the Georgia and Alabama families affected by the storms on Apr. 28.

RELATED: How you can help Georgia storm victims

On Thursday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., customers who dine at certain Joe's Crab Shack locations will have 10 percent of their checks donated to the Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army has been on the ground providing relief to the immediate needs of tornado survivors in Georgia and Alabama.

Sandra Deal, Path2College to launch college savings initiative

Sandra Deal, Path2College to launch college savings initiative

DECATUR, Ga. -- As Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal continues her "Read Across Georgia" tour, she will make a stop in Decatur to launch a contest that will help one lucky parent pay for his or her child's college education.

Together with the Georgia Public Library Service and Georgia's Path2College 529 Plan, Mrs. Deal will introduce the Destination College Savings Sweepstakes at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12 at the Toco Hill-Avis G.

2Pac 40th Birthday Celebration at Atlanta Symphony Hall

2Pac 40th Birthday Celebration at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Headlined by Erykah Badu and hosted by comedian Mike Epps, celebrate the life of artist Tupac Shakur.  On June 16, 2011 Tupac Amaru Shakur will turn 40 years old. For the 3rd year, Epps hilariously hosts the birthday concert of this fallen Musical Legend, Warrior, Political Force, Hero, Son and Global Icon. 

This Year my favorite artist of all time ERYKAH BADU headlines this benefit concert with a rare performance that is sure to be unlike anything you have EVER seen from Badu! With additional performances by jazz great Roy Ayers, hip-hop legends Bun B, 8BallMJG, Too Short & others who appropriately fit the bill, this event will tip its hat to our hero and salute our soldier…Tupac Amaru Shakur on his 40th Birthday!

WEEKEND EVENTS: Art-B-Que, Family Dig and Derby Day

WEEKEND EVENTS: Art-B-Que, Family Dig and Derby Day

DECATUR, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The fourth annual Art-B-Que will be held, this weekend, in the Avondale Estates. This two day festival features food, music, art and fun. This year, acts include: Noot d’Noot, Nine Inch Neils, AM Gold, Mule and Skinner MacQueen. The festival is free of charge. The festival will be held at Railroad Art District, which is located at 2846 Franklin Street in Atlanta.

Fernbank Museum is holding a variety of special archaeology programming throughout May in celebration of Georgia Archaeology Month. On Saturday, May 7, the museum will hold “a family dig for archaeology-themed activities that focus on Native American crafts and technologies”. The dig is included in museum admission and is free to museum members. The dig will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

“Mama’s Month” at Carol’s Daughter Lenox Square with Rashan Ali

“Mama’s Month” at Carol’s Daughter Lenox Square with Rashan Ali

Looking to get a jump start on your Mother's Day activiities? Carol's Daughter at Lenox Mall is hosting an event yoou want want to miss!

“Mama’s Month” is a celebration of mothers and the incomparable love of their daughters, with special guest host – TV & radio personality, as well as mother of two – Rashan Ali.  Guests will have an opportunity to create custom gift sets or select host Rashan’s custom gift set she created with her personal Carol’s Daughter favorites.  The popular Orange Ambrosia featured at the Spring Series “Awaken Your Senses” launch event will also be available for custom gift sets, in addition to Sugar Dipped Vanilla, Goddess Flower, Almond Cookie and more!

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