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Malaak Shabazz at SUNY Cortland

On Feb. 1, 2007 I had the opportunity to take two very bright students from the Syracuse Housing Authority's Tenant Assistance Program (TAP) out to see and meet Malaak Shabazz.  Malaak is the sixth daughter of slain human rights advocator…
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Celebrators' Annual Ball

The Celebrators Club of Syracuse started the new year off right with their 47th annual Kwanza Ball.  Held each year on the first Saturday in January; this year's ball hosted about 200 people.  With the SSB firing on all cylinders…
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Hip Hop Harry

Hey if you missed the Wenger Stage at the New York State Fair this past
summer; here are a few pictures of the star of the show with your's truly
and some very happy kids.          Sound povided by: …
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SABP at SUNY Oswego

Tonight's Jazz Event was a real success.  It was sponsored by SABP(acronym for words unknown) and attended by one hundred or so students and faculty.  There were some poetry recitals and thee Jazz Bands.  One of the bands was a…
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Go Red for Women

Many shout outs to Gwen Webber_Mcloud and her crew for their efforts in creating a successful event.  One of the guys in my band commented that there were more people dancing tonight than at most weddings.  It was a real…
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DA JaSSBand

Tonight Donna debuts her jazz band Donna Alford Jass Band or  "DA JaSSBand" for short.  The players were hot and the crowd was very receptive.  Keep on the lookout for more dates in the near future.  Oh yeah the SSB…
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SSD Haloween Ball

Here's a couple of pics from the ball last night.  OriginalReginald
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Make a Wish Ball

If you missed the Make a Wish Ball last Saturday with the SSB at the Turning Stone Casino don't fret.  There was barely enough room in their main ballroom (600 peeps) for another soul.  The event sported some local and…
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Beginnings II w/the ER Band

The Bishop Marguerite Studio's PA system got a word out last night with the Electric Relaxation Band.  The ER Band was really hot and the BMS sound system was smokin.  Be sure to check out the system next week again…

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A Taste of Cayuga

Held September 27, at the Auburn Public Theater.  The event was sponsored and attended by 50 to 60 Black and Hispanic students from Cayuga Community College. It was open to the public and also enjoyed by 20 to 30 divers…
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SWS Sundays

The final installment in the Showcase Sunday's series of '06 was held today at the Evangelical Church of God in Christ.  We'd like to send a shout out to the all of the participants including; Immanuel Temple COGIC, Evangelical COGIC…
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Southest Showcase Sunday 8-13

Ronnie Leigh w/Marcus Curry and the quartet did their thing big today at the SWSS.  Ronnie thanks for being a mentor whether you know it or not; and Marcus you know "you da man" not only because you play the…