Celebrate the Arts with C. A. Webb in November 2004!
Monday Edition of “Conversations with C. A. Webb” at 7p.m.,
WMPR 90.1 FM*. Guests will include…
• On November 8, 2004, Dr. Lewis Bingham, discussing his new series of plays based on the biblical account of the prodigal son. Guests will also include the R&B groups 601 and nVus.
• On November 15, 2004, Cordie Azez of Novia Communications, discussing the Ebony Expo that will be in Jackson on November 18-20, 2004 at the Jackson Medical Mall.
• On November 22, 2004, spoken word artist/clothing designer/DJ Nickel G.
• On November 29, 2004, Yvetta Williams of Kai Productions. They will be discussing her company’s latest project BROKEN SILIENCE which tackles the sensitive topics of safe sex, infidelity, , HIV and AIDS as well as the impact and consequences they have on everyone involved. The film is also the DEBUT of C. A. Webb as an actor, as he plays a character in the project.
Tuesday Edition of “Conversations with C. A. Webb” at 7:30p.m.,
WMPR 90.1 FM*. Guests will include…
• On November 9, 2004, Troy Dampiere of Troystyle Entertainment.
• On November 16, 2004, hiphop artist Suede 1 of Troystyle Entertainment.. Larry Leggett of the Jackson-N-Crowd will also be in the studio talking about the organization.
• On November 23, 2004, Otha Cain. The two will be talking about his marketing firm and how he uses his popularity to do good in the community.
SPECIAL SATURDAY EDITION OF “Conversations with C. A. Webb”
On Saturday, November 27, 2004 at 12: 30p.m., C. A. Webb will debut a special SATURDAY edition of his radio talk show about the Arts. His guest will be singer/songwriter Duane Scott. They will introduce the listening audience to an EXCLUSIVE LISTEN of his new song “Last Night, Part 2”.
On Tuesday, November 9, 2004 and again on Tuesday, November 23, 2004, C. A. Webb can be found in person at the Jackson Medical Mall from 8-5p.m. with products from Shadow Play Entertainment. This will include his poetry chapbooks, spoken word cd METAMORPHOSIS, novellas, as well as his promotional items such as t-shirts, caps, and more! Webb will also have merchandise from N.O.K. available for purchasing during this time. These events will take place in the Common Area.
C. A. Webb and Shadow Play Entertainment will be hosting a “CONVERSATIONS MEET AND GREET” on Saturday, November 13, 2004. This will be a discussion about the new hour-long television talk show “Conversations with C. A. Webb” on 16 WAPT that will begin in January 2005. Webb will be explaining the demographics of the show, benefits of advertising within the program and will unveil the rate structure for doing so in a cost-effective way. This will take place at the Best Western Executive Inn, Downtown Jackson, with one session at 9a.m. and another at 1:00p.m. ADMISSION FREE. Refreshments will be served at both sessions.
On Wednesday, November 17, 2004 at 8p.m., C. A. Webb and Shadow Play Entertainment will be hosting WEBB WEDNESDAY at Santiago’s. (Santiago’s is located at 101 South St. in Jackson, MS.) This will be a night of positive open mic for poets, singers and musicians alike. The features of the night will be the Kuumba African Dance and Drum Co. and Jackson’s Finest, Next of Kindredz (N.O.K.). There will be door prizes, a drawing for a free weekend in a Jacuzzi suite compliments of C. A. Webb and Best Western Executive Inn, as well as food and drinks being served. Artists will have merchandise available for purchasing. This is a night where Hiphop, reggae, and other musical genres will be celebrated. The guest D.J. will be Mr. C-Lecta of WMPR 90. 1 FM. Admission to this event is $10.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. Doors open at 7p.m. Santiago’s can be contacted at (601) 354-3030.
November 18-20, 2004. C. A. Webb and Shadow Play Entertainment will have a booth at the Ebony Expo that will be take place at the Jackson Medical Mall. Display hours are until 9p.m. each night. Webb will have products from Shadow Play Publications as well as his promotional material available. He will be sharing the booth space at times with Next of Kindredz, the Jack-Town Ballers, and Angela Moore of Mary Kay Cosmetics.
C. A. Webb will be conducting a workshop on Saturday, November 20, 2004 called “How to Build and Promote your Life Brand.” The four hour class will walk you through the steps of effectively making your brand something that people recognize and how to make your name known through avenues that we take advantage of everyday. He will also be sharing information about time management, how to treat your business like a business, and about programs that exist to financially assist those who are interested in advancing their creative talents. Two classes will take place that day, one block is 9-1p and the second block is 3-7p.m. Limited spaces are available. The cost is $25.00 and includes food provided by Steak-Out.
On Friday, November 26, 2004, C. A. Webb will be a guest artist in an art show and poetry reading in New Orleans in connection with the Bayou Classic Weekend events. This will be at the Best Western Avalon and Conference Center (10100 I-10 Service Road) with an art show from 3-7p.m. and a poetry reading at 7:30p.m. This event is co-sponsored by Shadow Play Entertainment.
The final event for C. A. Webb and Shadow Play Entertainment in November will be on Saturday, November 27, 2004 at the Smith Robertson Museum: FIRE AND ICE. This eclectic event will feature an art show and sale hosted by Webb from 3-7p.m., followed by a poetry reading and concert at 7:30p.m. The evening program will feature open mic for poets and musicians alike as well as a performance by the Kuumba African Dance and Drum Co. and Jackson’s Finest, Next of Kindredz (N.O.K.). There will be a drawing for a free weekend in a Jacuzzi suite at the Best Western Executive Inn, Downtown Jackson, tickets being $5.00. Admission to this event is FREE, however, 10% of all proceeds raised will benefit the Smith Robertson Museum. DON’T MISS THIS EXCITING EVENT. (Fire and Ice is sponsored by Shadow Play Entertainment and co-sponsored by the City of Jackson and the Smith Robertson Museum.)
For more information about any of the above, feel free to contact Cyrus A. Webb at (601) 201-8139.