March Lineup For Charles And Myrtle's Coffeehouse

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Here is the March lineup for Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse, located in Christ Unity Church, 105 McBrien Road. Shows are at 8 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information call 504-7258 or visit www.christunity.org.  This a family friendly event. 

Review for the performers:

March 2 Nikke Talley 
Nikki Talley is a hardworking, energetic, mountain girl with a big voice. She is one half of a full time touring husband and wife duo based out of Asheville, N.C. contributing acoustic guitar, clawhammer banjo & of course her trademark stunning vocals. Since January 2012 she and husband Jason Sharp, who accompanies her on finger style and flat picking guitar as well as bass, have played 120+ shows in six months in 10 states throughout the Southeast touring out of their Chevy van, Blue Bell, they bought with money raised from a successful Kickstarter campaign.

March 9 Russell Gulley 
As a veteran Muscle Shoals songwriter and musician, Russell was one of the founding members of Jackson Highway, a classic southern rock band right out of the 70's when Skynyrd was king and the Southeast was the breeding ground for roots rock and roll, soul, blues, country, and gospel.Today, he carries on that Shoals tradition proudly as evidenced in his latest CD, the acclaimed, "Back to the Swamp" on Jackson Highway Records. 

March 16  Shawn Gallaway 
Shawn Gallaway is a singer songwriter, visual artist, author, ceremonial healer, workshop facilitator, energy worker and certified lifeline practitioner. He has traveled throughout the world sharing his message of healing through the arts, branding Conscious Music a movement calling attention to the significance and to the consequences choice has in our lives. Recently, Shawn shared the stage with authors Gregg Braden, Bruce Lipton, Robert Holden and with rock and pop masters Orleans and Friends. He also had the high honor of being present for the showing of his I Choose Love music video during the presentation of a Freedom Award by the Civil Right’s Museum in Memphis to his Holiness the Dalai Lama.

March 23 Jeanne Jolley 
Jeanne released her debut full length, “Angels,” produced by Chris Boerner, released by The Foreign Exchange Music in October (2012) and has been on the road for her Album Release Tour playing to packed rooms in venues such as Lincoln Theater, Raleigh, NC, Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2), NYC, & The Rutledge, Nashville.  “She is undeniably a versatile singer with an amazing and rare ability to sing with the sophistication of modern jazz and the simple passion of an Appalachian Americana. Jolly has a gorgeous voice that isn’t something you hear or happen upon everyday” Common Folk Review 

March 31 Martha Ann Brooks, Laure Lappointe, Andrew Kelsay 
A trio of songwriters who will share the stage for the evening swapping songs, both old and new.


Lee’s Wind Ensemble To Present Fall Concert Oct. 8

On the heels of its appearance at the university’s recent Celebration, the Lee University Wind Ensemble will begin its official season with a concert on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center. The concert will feature a diverse collection of selections both old and new. Opening the evening are two numbers from James Stephenson and Daniel French, newer names on the ... (click for more)

Dalton State To Host Screening Of Documentary Waiting For Superman

Dalton State College will host a discussion about no child left behind and other topics regarding public education after a screening of Waiting for Superman, a 2010 documentary, on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public and will be held in Goodroe Auditorium of Gignilliat Memorial Hall. Waiting for Superman is a film directed by Davis Guggenheim ... (click for more)

Linear Park Planned As Extension Of Walnut Street Bridge In Front Of Planned Boutique Hotel

A linear park that will be an extension of the Walnut Street Bridge public space is planned in front of a new boutique hotel at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way (Second Street). Mitch Patel of Vision Hospitality on Tuesday night told nearby residents that "the city pushed this idea of a linear park, and we agree that it is a great idea." He said the current situation in which ... (click for more)

Sharply-Divided City Council Approves Office Reorganization; Councilman Freeman Calls Move "Evil, Hellish"

A sharply-divided City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4 to completely reorganize the council office, leaving current staffers without a job down the road but with the option to reapply. Councilman Moses Freeman called the move "evil" and "hellish." He said, "We are punishing somebody on a personal level," though he said the office has been running smoothly. Saying the majority ... (click for more)

How To Reform The City Industrial Development Board - And Response (3)

My aims is to bring to the public’s attention the need for procedural changes that, if implemented, would significantly improve the information available the public, to the City Council and to the City Industrial Development Board about the verifiable benefits and costs of tax incentive financing structures and to make the entire process transparent. The public, the City ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: My October Garden

Hark! It is the first day of October and, as I make my monthly stroll through the garden, I find a growing numbers of leaves and acorns. Autumn leaves are beautiful while acorns are nuts, thus you will get the idea as we make our monthly awards: A PRETTY LEAF to Phil Hughes after the Minnesota Twins pitcher came within one inning of earning a $500,000 bonus this season. The deal ... (click for more)