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OUR FUTURE IS IN NEED FOR INSPIRATION
Nationally Known Poet Georgia Me is on a mission to inspire, motivate and uplift.
The Queen of Spoken Word is doing it again!
Apr 28- May 5, 2012
THE CITY OF ATLANTA HONORS GEORGIA ME BY DECLARING MAY 4, TAMIKA HARPER DAY
GEORGIA ME PRESENTS…THE TAMIKA FESTIVAL
OUR FUTURE IS IN NEED OF INSPIRATION
Internationally Known Poet Georgia Me is on a mission to inspire, motivate and uplift.
From admiring civil rights heroes to being asked to speak by Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and The Honorable Louis Farrakhan. Destiny met. From Booker T. Washington High Teaching Theatre on Whitehouse Dr to starring in the TONY AWARD WINNING show Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry Jam on Broadway @ 48th and 8th.Dreams realized. From being a fan of GOODIE MOB to hosting the official reunion at the Masquerade Park. Prayers answered. From being a counselor at Butler St YMCA to mentoring and ministering to several women, men and children. Goals accomplished!
Our future is here now and it is still in need of positive role models, people, events, and inspiring words. The Tamika Festival aims to fill in the gap of what’s missing, which is clean fun enjoyment. The Tamika Festival is a cultural celebration exhibiting various talents ranging from MUSIC to MAGIC to the MIGHTY SPOKEN WORD. Established and underground stars and legends lend their gifts and time for the extravaganza. The Tamika Festival launches on April 28th, 2012 at N’Dere Studios!!
In 2008, the beautiful sisters of Delta Sigma Theta chose Tamika “Georgiame” Harper to the recipient of the KUUMBA award. Georgiame joins great women like Pearl Cleage, Keisha
Knight Pulliam and Judith Jamison. In turn the cities of Atlanta, East Point, College Park and Fulton County proclaimed May 4th TAMIKA “GEORGIAME” HARPER DAY!!
In true GA.Me fashion she chooses to serve others, highlight gifts and enlighten her fellow Atlantians. Thus the TAMIKA FESTIVAL was born.
With the hosting beauties of Ms Dia, The Diva Nikki Wade, and Ingrid B. of Miami, festivities include 8 nights of amazing performances, the best poets:BLACK ICE, M’reld, Tommy Bottoms, Huggy Bear, i am tasha jones, Redstorm, Tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D, Cola Rum, Eva Katurah, Lightning, Tina ATL, Divine Rhymes, STARR, Rewop, Labeeb, Yo Sista, and Cola Rum
Vocalists on the verge or bubbling at the top: Jaguar Wright,PHILLIPPIA, Malachi,Khari Lemuel, Michelle Ray, Ken J. Martin, Dawn McClain, Trav Wright, and Nicole LOVE.
The comedy genius of Rodney Perry,Griffey2Trillion, Porscha Lee,Karlous Miller & CoCoa Brown
The musical stylings of Misty Sharp & Gritz and Jelly Butter
The lyrics and rhythms of MC’s like Killer Mike,TeaBag Da Herbalist, Lyric Jones, the 5ive, Nesslee, Lyric Jones and Melodic by Nature.
Trailblazing Dance Company MELODIC MOVEMENTS deliver awe inspiring pieces.
We have everything, even world famous magician Roger Winbush.
Don’t miss tributes to Millie Jackson, inspirational educator Lynda Smith and Dungeon Family’s own BIG RUBE.
So many gifts to show you, so little time! GeorgiaMe’s mission is to uplift, inspire and motivate
all of God’s children. With the TAMIKA FESTIVAL she is constantly achieving her goal. Million dollar performances, on site health check, and inspirational events. We kickoff with that
Schedule of Events:
Apr 28th Queen Sheba’s Book Release
Finally, the release of Queen Sheba’s long awaited memoir. “Long Story Short: From Foster Care to Fame
N’Dere Studios 675 Metropolitan Pkwy ste.4110 Atlanta,GA 30310 PH404-733-4738
Apr 29th Adams Rib Sunday
Every 5th Sunday of the month the ladies of Adams Rib takeover Apache Café to bring the soul, laughter, fun, strength, love, flavor, heart and everything you need in one night!! These sisters are from across the country with diverse voices to bond with everyone in attendance.
Apache Cafe 64 3rd St NW Atlanta,GA 30308 PH404-876-5436
Apr 30th Welcome/Town Hall Meeting Be the Soul-ution!!
A meeting of the minds with a goal in sight…EMPOWERMENT!! The citizens of the USA have not harnessed the power of the ballot, pen or their voice. The Townhall/Welcome/ThinkTank has been created to be that vehicle for change. We will be the change we want to see in the world!! Omenala Griot Cultural Center 337 Dargan Pl SW Atlanta,GA 30310 PH404-406-4253
May 1st Laughter is Good for the Soul
Leave all your troubles at the door and allow the joy to come in!! Enjoy an evening of hilarious comedians and gut busting poetry!! Games and giggles!! You definitely don’t want to miss this!!
Tiempo Privado 2865 Donald Lee Hollowell Atlanta,GA 30318
May 2nd Work Shop Wednesday
The EMPIRE- Healthy leads to Wealthy!! Enlightenment of holistic living and becoming a community asset!!4pm-6pm
The DYNASTY- Breaking through the Glass Ceiling of Spokenword!!!! Diversifying your portfolio and mastering your craft!!! 6pm-8pm
“WE MAKE US “ –Defining the Love You Want and Deserve! Live Taping of “The Georgiame Perspective” at Acoustix Jazz Club 840 Marietta St. Atlanta,GA 30318. Sound off, find love..of self or just come have a grand ole’ time!!10pm.
May 3rd QUEENDOM COME: LILIES AND LIBERATION
“Nothing soft about revolution but it’s beautiful. Fiery,powerful women take stage to exhalt, excite,exemplify and empower. Be entertained. Be encouraged. Be EMANCIPATED!!! SPACE Lounge 1310 White St. SW Atlanta,GA 30310 PH404-756-9494
May 4th NIGGODS NITE: MOOR THAN A CONQUEROR
We honor the strength, the struggle and the success of men in every way!! From the hustler to hardworking, from the scholar to the servicemen. Those who in spite of perception defy the stereotype and set the standard!!
Club De Ja Vue 1575 Joseph E Boone Atlanta,GA 30318 PH404-856-0429
May 5th Family Affair/ Invitational Slam
COME ONE!! COME ALL!! “It’s a Family Affair”!! Enjoy music, games, food and fun. On site health check, free haircuts. Free Your Soul mic hosted by Deshawn & Micah Brown. Love is all we need and some food on the grill!! Festivities from 12pm-4pm .Washington Park 1125 Lena St. Atlanta,GA 30314 PH404-658-6229 MY HOOD! You are more than welcome…in every way;)
Invitational Slam “ Put Your $ Where Your Mouth is!!!!” How brave is your voice. Limited space! Sign up is for those who understand the art of slam and are ready to go round for round for the crown!7-9pm Youngins 9-11pm Grown folks!!”BEEN-ADDICTION AFTER PARTY!!! N’Dere Studios 675 Metropolitan Pkwy Ste.4110 Atlanta,GA 30310PH347-470-3074.
For more info go to georgiame.com or TAMIKAFESTIVAL2012eventbrite.com. Call 678-82-GAME-1 for group tix and questions.
Million Dollar Shows, Billion Dollar knowledge, Priceless amount of LOVE. Come see GREATNESS!!!
QUEEN OF SPOKEN WORD