TO YOU, FROM ME, is a comprehensive look at C. A. Webb's activities within the Arts. It provides information to keep others abreast of events that C. A. Webb is participating in, as well as new projects. You may contact Webb at (601) 896.5616.
Newsletter Dated: 11/18/2004 4:43:00 AM
Subject: C. A. Webb and Shadow Play Entertainment say THANK YOU!
Well, whoever said that spoken word poetry, blues, African dance, R&B, and hiphop couldn't exist in the same place did NOT come to Webb Wednesday last night! Thanks to all the love and support, our first Webb Wednesday was a true success with over 50 attendees and a incredible lineup of performers. Thanks goes out to Scott Albert Johnson, Brian Coleman, the Kuumba African Dance and Drum Co., Donovan Scott, Poetry July, Duane Scott, Mr. Sawed-Off, and Next of Kindredz for an awesome night. I also want to thank everyone who joined us, including the Jackson MS Readers Club, Renee Shakespeare of the Drinking Gourd on WMPR 90.1 FM, Santiagos, and Mr. C-Lecta our DJ from WMPR 90.1 FM. Due to the positive feedback, December's WEBB WEDNESDAY is already being planned and you know you will hear it first through this newsletter.
What about the rest of the month?
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 and the Jack-Town Ballers.
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 performances by spoken word poets Poetry July and Donovan Scott, 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.)
Alot is going on this month--- and the success of each event is truly a result of your support. Thank you for making it easier for me to do what I love to do...
And the best is yet to come--- because of YOU.
For more information, contact Cyrus A. Webb at (601) 201-8139 or visit www.poetrylives.net.