The Inaugural Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Augusta, Ga July 20

The city of Augusta, Ga. will host it’s first Black Restaurant Week from July 20-25, 2021. The week long event will highlight Black owned restaurants in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and highlight their socioeconomic impact to their area. Black owned restaurants were greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but were largely overlooked when it came to receiving relief. Guests who tag selfies with … Continue reading The Inaugural Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Augusta, Ga July 20

Augusta, GA Could Be Home to National R&B Hall of Fame Museum

The Garden City most famously know for the Masters Golf Tournament could also be home to the National R&B Hall of Fame! Here is what the R&B Hall of Fame founder and CEO, LaMont Robinson said he feels Augusta is the prime destination for the new museum. Here is what he had to say about the new location he was scouting: “Our goal now, is … Continue reading Augusta, GA Could Be Home to National R&B Hall of Fame Museum

Augusta Citizens Protest Peacefully Amid the Recent Untimely Deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd at the Hands of Police

Augusta, Georgia has joined the ever-growing list of cities where protests have taken place speaking about against the unjust killings of black people at the hands of police. Most recently, the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Geroge Floyd have taken over headlines. The protest took place along Wrightsboro Road and was considered peaceful with the local police department on the scene to direct … Continue reading Augusta Citizens Protest Peacefully Amid the Recent Untimely Deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd at the Hands of Police

New Artist Relief Fund to Help Gig Artists of the CSRA

Jessye Norman School of the Arts has announced the formation of an artist relief fund to serve gig artists in the CSRA that have lost work and income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is made possible by a group of CSRA based local arts non-profits for gig, contracted, or self-employed artists of all disciplines To learn more and/or apply for The Artist Relief … Continue reading New Artist Relief Fund to Help Gig Artists of the CSRA