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: 5/31/2006 5:01:20 AM
Subject: LYRICAL LANGUAGE REPORT: Celebrating the Arts with C. A. Webb
Peace and blessings to everyone. It's hard to believe that it's been almost two weeks since my last report. Alot is going on with my organization and me. Thankfully, most of it is good. Here is my monthly recap, as welll as a preview as to what you can expect in the coming weeks:
*MAY MONTHLY WEBSITE STATISTICS. As of Wednesday, May 31st at 6:30a.m. we had 9,338 hits on our main website, www.cawebb.com. This is understandably down from our April hits, but still averages out to 311 hits per day.
*NEW VENTURES FOR C.A.WEBB AND SHADOW PLAY ENTERTAINMENT. During the month of May, I became a contributing writer for the website www.memphisrap.com. This might come as a surprise to some, but will only diversify my brand more and help me reach a larger audience. My articles for the site are only related to business and marketing.
I also inked out a new deal with Patricia Woods of www.books2mention.com. Beginning in July 2006, my arts and entertainment magazine CONVERSATION will have a page on her site where we spotlight 10-12 authors and poets each month.
During the month of May, I became an advisory board member for the Partnership for a Healthy Rankin County. (This is a part of the Partnership for a Healthy MS.) I was the special guest at three events that they held and was recognized for my work with the arts with an award from the Partnership on Sunday, May 28, 2006.
*RECENT INTERVIEWS WITH C. A. WEBB. Ironically, I interview 50 or so people myself each month for my various columns and projects, and it seems as though I don't personally give too many interviews. If you missed some of the ones that I gave this month, here is a recap:
1. WWW.BLACKEXPRESSION2005.COM --- The lovely poet/author Elissa Gabrielle (www.elissagabrielle.com) interviewed me just last week. One of the few interviews where I say a little more than normal. My hat goes off to Gabrielle. The questions were thoughtful and not what I am used to. Here is the link:
2. WWW.RANKINLEDGER.COM --- This interview appeared in the newspaper on May 16th, but is one of my favorites. It discusses my new role as President of the Rankin County Arts Alliance and what my goals are for the organization. What I think is worthy of note is that I am a native of Rankin County and this is my first time being featured in this particular paper EVER. Since this article was published, I have been in there another four times. (Better late than never, right?)
*CONVERSATIONS --- Ah, the Conversations brand. First of all, I want to apologize to those with names that begin with D-F that were late getting their magazines. As you know, we send them out alphabetically, and there seems to be a problem that we are looking into. To everyone else, thank you for the comments and suggestions on the June issue. It has been a pleasure to bring you the zine, and any feedback you give me is only going to make it better. The June issue features interviews with Elissa Gabrielle, Sean Simmonds, Tyler Perry, Francis Ray and so many more. You can get it as a e-file for $5.00 or a print edition for $6.00.
For those who have asked about the radio and television show versions of CONVERSATIONS, all I can say is that the wait is almost over. (smile)
During the month of June, I will be the special guest host of a summer program called TEEN TIME. It will be every Friday during the month of June and held from 3-4:30p.m. at the South Hills Library in Jackson, MS. The program is for teens, and we will use the time to discuss social issues affecting them. Admission is free.
Don't forget to look out for my weekly columns. Thank you all for your support. Remember: the best is yet to come.