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A Poetic Mind

By   /  March 17, 2012  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged  /  Comments Off

Tannur Ali

Tweet     It’s a funny thing, when poets speak to each other.  We spend so much of our time trying to find the right words to fit our social commentary into, that at conversation time the words escape like dreams at daybreak.  I sat with Reginald “PM” Sweet after UnPlugged the other night to [...]

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LetsGo Robo!

By   /  February 24, 2012  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged, News, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet     As a social work major at Darton College, Albany native Treesy Cutts knew that she was in the wrong place.  She recalls seeing art students leaving the doors of the school, camera or canvas in hand, and knowing that she had a much different calling than the one she was on track [...]

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Kiwanis hear about Wild Adventures

By   /  February 16, 2012  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged, Community, Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Wild Adventures Theme Park, just off I-75 near Valdosta, will open for its 16th year on March 17, and the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County got a sneak look at the upcoming season from park representative Sarah Pitts at their February 6 meeting. A big draw for the park is its annual [...]

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What is Lover’s Lyrics?

By   /  February 10, 2012  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged, Opinion  /  Comments Off

Tannur Ali

Tweet     Considering that Albany Artists UnPlugged is a column in which I feature local artists who are serious about their work, and moving forward with products, ideas and events that will help to enrich our city, I wondered if it made sense to feature an event in itself.  I decided it must be [...]

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Made in Albany

By   /  January 22, 2012  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged, News, Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet Tannur “Shewrightz” Ali is originally from Philadelphia, PA. She began writing poetry at 12 years old, and began performing at 13. Winner of the Judith Stark Creative Writing Award, Host/Facilitator of Unplugged (Poetry Reading and Spoken Word venue), and member of The D’town Arts Coalition. Tannur remains active in the art, and always working [...]

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Any Given Day

By   /  January 6, 2012  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged, News  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Tannur “Shewrightz” Ali is originally from Philadelphia, PA.  She began writing poetry at 12 years old, and began performing at 13. Winner of the Judith Stark Creative Writing Award, Host/Facilitator of Unplugged (Poetry Reading and Spoken Word venue), and member of The D’town Arts Coalition. Tannur remains active in the art, and always working to [...]

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A Hidden Gem

By   /  December 16, 2011  /  Albany Artists Un-Plugged, Opinion  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   Many gems of talent and skill have arisen to captivate audiences. Within downtown Albany’s recent artistic resurgence, one such gem is poetry.   Poets, true poets have been seen walking the streets of Albany, inconspicuous and muted for many years.  They clamor for a piece of paper and a pen as though searching for [...]

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