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Urban Outlook - May 2008

This month on Urban Outlook:

Show #1
Airs May 1, 3, 4, 15, 17, 18, 29, 31, June 1
Topic: Things to do this summer / Jazz Concerts  

Get ready for the summer with this edition of Urban Outlook. Princess Ivori from 92Q and Sharica Smallwood from Social Butterfly PR talk about what there is to do around town and how you can find things appropriate for college students, young professionals, and families. They also share tips on getting outside of your comfort zone and enjoying what Nashville has to offer. Plus, Peter Woolfolk from the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society and saxophone artist Joe Johnson preview the Jazz on the Lawn concerts at the Belle Meade Plantation.

The Jazz on the Lawn concerts will be May 18, June 1 & 22, July 6 & 20, and August 3 & 17. Gates open at 5:30 pm on each day. For more information about the concerts and the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society, visit www.jazzblues.org

Princess Ivori and Sharica Smallwood listed many places you can find fun things to do and find out about other events in town. Please visit the following websites for more information:

92Q Events - www.92qnashville.com

Social Butterfly PR - www.socialbutterflypr.com

Falcon Feather Fibers - classes in knitting, quilting, and more!

http://www.falconfeatherfibers.com/ or 615 321-5711

Urban Soul Café - www.myspace.com/rareentertainment

The Village Cultural Arts Center -- http://www.villageculturalartscenter.com/

Or 615 -228 - 9553

  

Show #2
Airs May 8, 10, 11, 22, 24, 25
CASA / Matthew Kennedy CD / WarmGlass art

Get updates and get involved with this edition of Urban Outlook. You can make a difference in a child's life by volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). Learn what CASA does on a daily basis and how you can help. CASA's executive director Jane Andrews and volunteer Alvin Johnson talk about the organization. Alvin shares his personal story and talks about why he gives his time to this important program. Plus, filmmaker Nina Kennedy gives us an update on the film about her father, longtime Fisk Jubliee Singers Director Matthew Kennedy. She also talks about the new soundtrack from the film. And, Tuwanda Coleman takes us into the studio of Sylvanye Sam Roh to see her warm glass art creations.

For more information about CASA and their training sessions, visit www.casa-nashville.org or call (615) 425-2383. There are CASA branches in many counties across the state.

To purchase a copy of the film Matthew Kennedy: One Man's Jouney or the soundtrack, send an e-mail to MatthewKennedyDocumentaryFilm@yahoo.com

You can learn more about Sylvanye Sam Roh's art and her classes by visiting www.designsbysylvanye.com or by calling (615) 397-6406.

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