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BlackBerry Daze has us counting the ways we love theatre | Follow the buzz DryerBuzz

#LivingAtlantaStyle stage by stage, we were back at Horizon for Blackberry Daze. I’ll tell you about the play in a minute. It stars TC Carson. First and foremost, whenever TC Carson takes the stage in Atlanta, women of a certain age, my age, are transported right back to our favorites episodes of Living Single. At first note, we’re ready to shred a few napkins like Max. Yes, Carson gives that note again and again in Blackberry Daze — but so does the entire ensemble. The walls of Horizon Theatre will…

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#LivingAtlantaStyle – Weekend update best BBQ Hair Show Date Night Ever

#DryerBuzz — Got a minute then you’ve got time for a quick buzz. Hey it’s Yalanda @DryerBuzz getting ready to enjoy the weekend living atlanta style. Let’s face it, spring is here for the moment and it’s a great weekend to get out and enjoy the city. Living Atlanta style stage by stage — stage stalkers are invited by National Black arts festival to the Rialto Center for the arts for Malpaso Dance Company representing Cuba’s expanding cultural life on stage in Atlanta. Let’s talk where to eat this week…

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DryerBuzzTV | Behind the Buzz Episode 7 – #LanguageofMen Takeover – Kerwin Thompson, Anthony S Goolsby, Roosevelt McQueen, Miles Davis | Watch

In episode 7 of #DryerBuzz #BehindtheBuzz, the men takeover for the #LanguageofMen. We are joined by cast of Brothers if Affliction, Kerwin Thompson and Anthony S Goolsby. After, we met author of Perfect Imperfections, Roosevelt McQueen. Then, we buzzed the art world with artist Miles Davis. That’s just the first scope. In follow up scope came the after scope with community entrepreneurs. Never miss a minute of the buzz. For guest links and details, follow the buzz via http://DryerBuzz.com Behind the Buzz tapes Fridays inside TUOIA. Guest Links: Rising Sage…

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Living Atlanta Style Stage by Stage | Buzzed to Brothers of Affliction | Rising Sage Theatre

Living Atlanta Style — We’re back living Atlanta style stage by stage for another season.  Just two weekends and two shows in, we are already blown away by the talent, commitment to truth, and stories on stage.  The buzz keeps going and going.  We’re anticipating arrival of several holiday shows as well. But check out the buzz #BehindtheBuzz from Brothers of Affliction starring Kerwin Thompson (Chris), Carlus Houston (Shane), and Anthony S Golsby (Tyriq). Don’t miss this return of Brothers of Affliction from Rising Sage Theatre.  See it until November 22…

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DryerBuzzTV | #BehindtheBuzz of Fetch Clay Make Man Cast Talkback | Watch

Behind the Buzz — Living Atlanta Style stage by stage, we buzzed to see Fetch Clay Make Man, the story of a friendship between Stepin Fetchit and Muhammad Ali.  Following the Sunday matinee, the cast and director held a talk back to discuss the play and the dynamics of the friendships and challenges each man faced as leading influences of a culture. As part of our fall/winter editorial, DryerBuzz will venture to theatre Sundays and/or Wednesday to support live and local theatre.  Follow the buzz with DryerBuzz on Meetup for…

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Living Atlanta Style stage by stage | Buzzed it! Blues for an Alabama Sky at Alliance Theatre

Living Atlanta Style — When there’s a Pearl Cleage play on the marquee, you gotta see it.  For it’s 20th anniversary, Blues for an Alabama Sky, showing through May 10, 2015, gives Harlem life on the Alliance stage. Crystal Fox (Haves and Have Nots) plays the perfect vixen to transport audiences to a time when many were surviving migration north only to find true freedom might be a little further away.  Fox as Angel with cast Tyrone Mitchell Henderson (Guy), Tinashe Kalese (Delia), Keith Randolph Smith (Sam), and Neal A Ghant…

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DryerBuzzRadio | Finding Audience in Atlanta – Atlanta Black Theatre Festival and Rising Sage Theatre | Plus Buzz It or Bash It with Vitamin Q

DryerBuzzonWAOK — Your double dose of buzz this week kicked off with special Buzz It or Bash It with special guest blogger Quincy Williams of Vitamin Q. What had you liking, sharing and buzzing over the week as well as what you might have missed.  Then we opened a great debate with members of Atlanta’s theatre community about finding their audience in Atlanta — from writing, producing, and acting on Atlanta’s many live stages.  The big question — where are you when it comes to stage in Atlanta? Theatre, an…

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Living Atlanta Style | QuickBuzz: Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story part of Alliance Theatre 2015/16 Season

Living Atlanta Style — Alliance Theatre announced its 2015/16 Season for Alliance Stage, Hertz Stage, Theatre for Youth and Families, and Theatre for the Very Young series.  Known for breaking world premieres, Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story, is on the list to debut January 2016 and run through February 14, 2016 — written and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright (Motown The Musical) with music by BeBe Winans. From the creator of Motown the Musical and an icon of contemporary gospel music comes a heart-warming and hilarious journey towards self-discovery.  Detroit natives BeBe…

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DryerBuzzRadio | Arts and Culture – #DeflateGate Tailgate Report, Ebony Mag Selling Archives, and Scattering Resources

Catch another great debate with DryerBuzzonWAOK and Yalanda P Lattimore. Time for our monthly check up on arts and culture.  Weigh in on cultural topics and hear about great arts and events. Call in 404-892-2703 and listen live 4pm ET/1 pm PT. Post Show Update: DryerBuzz Archive Part One DryerBuzz Archive Part Two What an exciting show and great debate.  From #tailgatereport to #livingatlantastyle, this episode of #DryerBuzzonWAOK was buzzing from beginning to end. We kicked off with a #tailgatereport from Mark Cooper as we countdown to Super Bowl with…

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DryerBuzzRadio | Bleaching Black Culture the film, Black Nativity the play | Arts & Culture

DryerBuzzonWAOK — you already know it will be another great debate.  Fourth Sunday, November 23rd, means it’s time to take a look at arts and culture and its impact on life. Archive Part One Archive Part Two Director Cas Sigers-Beetles joins us. Moguldom Studios is set to release their latest buzz-worthy documentary, Bleaching Black Culture, a film that delves into mainstream America’s fascination and ultimately appropriation of Black Culture. From Elvis to Miley Cyrus, and Iggy Azelea to J.Lo, Black Culture has been co-opted without significant recognition and payment given…

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DryerBuzzRadio | Language of Men with Anthony Graves, Doug Williams, Ray Cornelius, and Reddsbuttons

DryerBuzzonWAOK — the Language of Men with special guest panelists former Texas death row inmate Anthony Graves, comedian Doug Williams, entertainment writer Ray Cornelius, and Hustle University’s Reddsbutton.  It’s the Language of Men – listen and share. Listen Live Sunday, November 9th 4-7PM ET CBS Radio | Tunein On demand: Part One (Archive coming) Part Two (Archive coming) InstaBuzz: Former Texas death row inmate story coming to Atlanta stage. Hear buzz on #DryerBuzzonWAOK Sunday. Loading details @dryerbuzz.com A photo posted by @dryerbuzz on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:18pm PST Sunday on #DryerBuzzonWAOK @mrdouglaswilliams @raycornelius @reddsbuttons…

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DryerBuzz | Atlanta Labor Day Events Live Blog – What’s Happening

LudaDayWeekend, DragonCon, Atlanta Black Pride, Chains/Broken, AJC Decatur Book Festival We got the buzz covered. We’re pulling event buzz from all your favorites, plus adding along the way. This blog is live. Check back often so you don’t miss a minute of the buzz.  Be sure to catch #DryerBuzzonWAOK Sunday 4-7 and Monday (Labor Day) 10-1 (filling in for Rashad Richey) |  Listen: CBS Radio | Tunein   Several events will own the streets of Atlanta for Labor Day, taking over several venues and neighborhoods. Plan your navigation carefully. Here’s a round up….

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Living Atlanta Style | An Evening in Theater with Charles Dutton benefits Frank Ski Kids Foundation | Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Living Atlanta Style — Join Frank and Tanya Ski  for An Evening of Theater with Charles Dutton. Three-time Emmy-winner Charles “Roc” Dutton and season television vet Tatyana Ali along with a supporting cast of Atlanta actors will perform a narrative telling of the life of Charles S. Dutton interspersed with a medley of themes from Shakespeare’s plays. The event is a fundraiser for the Frank Ski Kids Foundation.  An Evening with Charles Dutton Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 8:00 pm The Woodruff – Rich Auditorium Saturday, Aug 23 2014 at 8:00pm…

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Hair She Buzz: Actress and activist Ruby Dee Dies at 91 | Watch Best Ruby Dee interviews ever

Sunset: That legacy of entertaining and pushing for change – in addition to her epic love affair with Davis – made Dee, who died at age 91 in her New Rochelle, New York, home on Wednesday night, a beloved figure in America and beyond. Read more below. VideoBuzz: “Everyone will have a movie screen… will affect human race” says Ruby Dee when interviewing when Reelblack’s Robert X. Golphin speaks with Oscar nominated actress and author RUBY DEE in this exclusive clip. VideoBuzz: Blacktree TV  interviews Ruby Dee, Oscar Nomination – Best Supporting Actress Sunset: NEW YORK (AP) –…

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Beneath the Trees Atlanta is Everything You Believe | Living Atlanta Style

Waking up on a Sunday morning, I am loving my Atlanta. Just back from Vegas, I see why Atlanta is my home, my first love, my city. I also see why everyone wants to come here, live here, thrive here. Beneath the trees, Atlanta is everything we believe. In one Saturday, I had a calendar filled with spring time events.  Not just because I blog about Atlanta and my inbox overflows with invitations, but because Atlanta is alive and doing well. Arts and history is our everyday.  There’s a stage…

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