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Join me Saturday, March 11 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on WCLK as I talk with Tommy Dortch, Vice Chair of Public Policy for the Atlanta Business League.  He joins us to talk about the ABL's upcoming 10th Annual Congress on the State of Black Business, taking place Tuesday, March 14 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Morehouse College Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center.  This annual event shows African American entrepreneurs how to find governmental funding to grow their businesses.  Dortch shares that over $10 billion in government spending will take place in metro-Atlanta in 2017.  From expansion of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to MARTA , Tommy Dortch explains that small and medium size business should "show-up in order to show-out".

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This week's edition of #UPFRONT is packed with more stars than ever before!!! Gaius Charles and Brooklyn Sudano open up about starring in NBC's "TAKEN" and why fans of the movie franchise are going to love the new TV version. 

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When the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the fabulous Fox stage for their Atlanta engagement this week, fans will get a chance to experience the completed work of MacArthur "genius" Kyle Abraham.  

His dramatic trilogy is titled, UNTITLED AMERICA and it shines a light on the impact that prison systems have on African-American families. The piece was developed over three seasons and features riveting interviews by those impacted by incarceration. 

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Producers of the BronzeLens Film Festival (BronzeLens) are pleased to announce the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved BronzeLens as a qualifying festival for the Short Film Awards category. The short film that receives the BronzeLens Best Short Award may now be eligible to enter the Academy’s Short Subject competition for the concurrent season.

 

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Don't forget to tune in at 9 a.m. today for another exciting edition of "UPFRONT" Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. This week I'll be talking to R&B music star Avery*Sunshine about her new album, 2064 and her Nu Soul Revival Tour with Kindred Family Soul, Chrisette Michele, Foreign Exchange and Musiq SoulChild.  She also opens up about two encounters she had with Motown founder Berry Gordy and the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

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