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News Georgia Culture: Oko Dagadu: A Ga language colossus

Published on: Monday 30 March 2020
Oko Dagadu: A Ga language colossus
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/features/Oko-Dagadu-A-Ga-language-colossus-909142

The Ga Adangbe Council was founded as an independent think tank to promote Ga language and culture. Inside the house we also met Oko Dagadu, the legendary Ga language broadcaster/producer who worked ...

News Georgia Culture: Fulton County Arts & Culture Call for Digital Art

Published on: Thursday 02 April 2020
Fulton County Arts & Culture Call for Digital Art
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/atlanta/fulton-county-arts-culture-call-digital-art

Fulton County Arts & Culture Call for Digital Art - Atlanta, GA - FCAC Public Art Program launches a Digital Art Acquisition Initiative in response to COVID-19 and its impact on Georgia's artistic community

News Georgia Culture: Dance This Mess Around: When Georgia Recreated Rock ’n’ Roll

Published on: Wednesday 01 April 2020
Dance This Mess Around: When Georgia Recreated Rock ’n’ Roll
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/02/books/review/cool-town-athens-music-grace-elizabeth-hale.html

Athens, improbably, proved to be an early bloomer, and soon found itself overrun with weird rock ’n’ roll bands. A few of those bands got huge. In her new book, “Cool Town,” Grace Elizabeth Hale, a ...

News Georgia Culture: Georgia Power Foundation donates $15 million to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's North Druid Hills campus

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Georgia Power Foundation donates $15 million to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's North Druid Hills campus
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/georgia-power-foundation-donates-15-200900432.html

The Georgia Power Foundation has announced a $15 million donation to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta for their North Druid Hills campus, which includes a hospital set to open in 2025. Paul Bowers, Georgia Power Chairman, President and CEO, announced the gift during the 17th annual Hope and Will

News Georgia Culture: Six Atlanta institutions to explore black history and culture

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Six Atlanta institutions to explore black history and culture
News source: https://www.ajc.com/entertainment/attractions/six-atlanta-institutions-explore-black-history-and-culture/FGIYzDVZL9NfApdd4mds6K/

truecolorstheatre.org. “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow,” the traveling exhibition created by the New York Historical Society in collaboration with the National Museum of African American ...

News Georgia Culture: Georgia releases updated list of lowest performing schools

Published on: Monday 25 November 2019
Georgia releases updated list of lowest performing schools
News source: https://www.ajc.com/blog/get-schooled/georgia-releases-updated-list-lowest-performing-schools/E6HxSj0v5HYlSxGyBvGVfP/

Federal education law requires states to identify their worst-performing schools and provide them with help to improve.Georgia schools end up on the list if they consistently perform in the bottom 5% on the state report card, the complex College and Career Ready Performance Index.

News Georgia Culture: GA Forum & Global Cultural Awards by GO ART was held at International House of Japan

Published on: Thursday 21 November 2019
GA Forum & Global Cultural Awards by GO ART was held at International House of Japan
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ga-forum-global-cultural-awards-074600228.html

TOKYO , Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GO ART was delighted to present the 2019 GA Forum & Global Cultural Awards in Tokyo on November 11th . The fourth instalment of the global forum followed the successful ...

News Georgia Culture: Georgia Tech’s Collins wants rivalry with Georgia ‘back on national stage’

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Georgia Tech’s Collins wants rivalry with Georgia ‘back on national stage’
News source: https://www.ajc.com/blog/mike-check/tech-collins-wants-rivalry-with-georgia-back-national-stage-have-hold-his-end/aJ5hKNfoHGJDGDIUI0noUN/

He said the Yellow Jackets are developing a culture in which new players will learn from the holdovers. At no point did Collins say anything about beating Georgia. He did not utter a word about ...

News Georgia Culture: PODCAST: The trumpeters behind the 'Battle Hymn' tradition and a recap of Georgia's football season

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
PODCAST: The trumpeters behind the 'Battle Hymn' tradition and a recap of Georgia's football season
News source: https://www.redandblack.com/multimedia/podcast-the-trumpeters-behind-the-battle-hymn-tradition-and-a/article_86399b9c-eb72-11e9-941c-877f9a73b441.html

In our seventh episode, Sports Editor Henry Queen shares his thoughts on Georgia's football season thus far. In addition, Assistant Culture Editor Rachel Priest discusses her profile of the four ...

News Georgia Culture: Rising Again: Fueled by culture, South winning football race

Published on: Sunday 18 August 2019
Rising Again: Fueled by culture, South winning football race
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2019/08/18/rising-again-fueled-by-culture-south-winning-football-race/39977933/

Weather, culture and resources. Mild weather throughout the year ... But as Dykes discovered, those types of schools are more common throughout the South. "You'll go to some south Georgia high school ...

News Georgia Culture: Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry fanatics

Published on: Saturday 17 August 2019
Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry fanatics
News source: https://www.wkrn.com/news/national/doggy-con-a-pop-culture-convention-for-furry-fanatics/

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s scorching August heat didn’t stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention. Doggy Con drew hundreds of dog owners and spectators Saturday […]

News Georgia Culture: Ga Tech football team takes in different kind of football

Published on: Saturday 03 August 2019
Ga Tech football team takes in different kind of football
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/sports/ga-tech-football-team-takes-in-different-kind-of-football/article_178d4f12-2726-5dff-97b3-93adba1c070b.html

New Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins set up the outing after his team's fan day at Bobby Dodd Stadium, part of his effort to make the Yellow Jackets a vibrant part of the city's sports culture. ...

News Georgia Culture: Support Act will bolster Georgia's trade and security partnership with America

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
Support Act will bolster Georgia's trade and security partnership with America
News source: https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/456886-support-act-will-bolster-georgias-trade-and-security

Russia continues to isolate these regions from the rest of the Georgia by closing crossing points and waging a campaign aimed at eradicating Georgian culture. Basic human rights, including the ...

News Georgia Culture: Georgia community rallies to end gun violence

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
Georgia community rallies to end gun violence
News source: https://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20190811/georgia-community-rallies-to-end-gun-violence

VALDOSTA, Ga. — At 16, Anaya Coleman believes gun violence is an issue in the community.Coleman attended Valdosta High School with 18-year-old Desiyunna Hill, a rising senior who was shot to death in late June while at a party at a 1700 block North Lee Street event center.To honor her former schoolmate, and spread what she believes to be an important message, Coleman hosted Stop the Gun Violence in Scott Park Aug. 3."It was important for me to have this event because I just feel like it

News Georgia Culture: Six Midtown Eateries Make List Of 'Georgia's 100 Plates'

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Six Midtown Eateries Make List Of 'Georgia's 100 Plates'
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/midtown/six-midtown-eateries-make-list-georgias-100-plates

"The history and culture of our state is woven into the many flavors, ingredients, dishes and traditions that create an unforgettable dining experience. This issue of the Explore Georgia Culinary ...

News Georgia Culture: Two Decatur Restaurants Make List Of 'Georgia's 100 Plates'

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Two Decatur Restaurants Make List Of 'Georgia's 100 Plates'
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/decatur/two-decatur-restaurants-makes-list-georgias-100-plates

Decatur Restaurants Makes Georgia's 100 List - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - Georgia tourism officials have released its annual culinary guide. Two Decatur restaurants made the list with their famous dishes.

News Georgia Culture: Alpharetta Restaurant Makes List Of 'Georgia's 100 Plates'

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Alpharetta Restaurant Makes List Of 'Georgia's 100 Plates'
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/alpharetta/alpharetta-restaurant-makes-list-georgia-s-100-plates

Interim Deputy Commissioner at Georgia Tourism. "The history and culture of our state is woven into the many flavors, ingredients, dishes and traditions that create an unforgettable dining experience. ...

News Georgia Culture: Sweet Tea And Georgia Eats: Latest Georgia Culinary Guide Is Packed With Flavor And Fun

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Sweet Tea And Georgia Eats: Latest Georgia Culinary Guide Is Packed With Flavor And Fun
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maryannanderson/2019/07/18/sweet-tea-and-georgia-eats-latest-georgia-culinary-guide-just-released-and-its-packed-with-flavor-and-fun/

The 2019-2020 Explore Georgia Culinary Guide has just been released by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division. The annual guide features the ever-popular “Georgia’s 100 Plates” list, plus other food features, and gives visitors ideas on where to eat across the state.