"LAUGHTER IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL"
Contact: Tamika Harper FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tel: 1 404 201 1582
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
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 whats 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
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,
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
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
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 Shebas Book Release
Finally, the release of Queen Shebas long awaited memoir.
Long Story Short: From Foster Care to Fame
N'Dere Studios 675 Metropolitan Pkwy ste.4110 Atlanta,GA 30310
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
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 dont 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
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!!! NDere Studios 675 Metropolitan Pkwy Ste.4110
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
FASTEST LION 1ST WEEK SPECIAL $45 includes 3
shows, 4 workshops and priority seating as available. Thereafter
$65 for an all access festival pass!
Day of event prices- $20 for each show and $10 for each workshop.
Million Dollar Shows, Billion Dollar knowledge, Priceless amount
of LOVE. Come see GREATNESS!!!!
For more info or to buy Tix Go to Georgiame.com -FB tamika harper,
G.A.M.E aka Georgia Me
QUEEN OF SPOKEN WORD