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Jazz At The G Concert Series Comes to Georgia Regents University

Georgia Public Broadcasting in Augusta will present “Jazz At The G”, a six-part concert series, in conjunction with the Georgia Regents University Department of Music, Garden City Jazz, and The Greater Augusta Arts Council.
Performers include The JAMP Masters, The Tandem, and Joel Cruz with Karen Gordon. The first performance will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the D. Douglas Barnard Jr. Amphitheatre, on GRU’s Summerville campus. Admission is free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/30/14: Mother & daughter talk about how growing up in the socio-economic climate of a notorious public housing project impacted their relationship.

Friday 5/30/14…In this, the final segment of The Cherry Tree Listening Project, Lanie Golden and her daughter Ashley talk about their bonds, and how growing up in the socio-economic climate of a notorious public housing project impacted their relationship. Listen Now! 

 

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/29/14: How growing up in Cherry Tree Crossing impacts your values!

Thursday 5/29/14…Growing up in a place like Cherry Tree Crossing impacts your values. The Kennedy Golden Children are all excellent students, healthy, and well adjusted, yet their views on some members of the criminal element in their community might just surprise you.

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The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/28/14: Three teenagers say their experience at Cherry Tree Crossing was great with few exceptions.

Wednesday 5/28/14…Herman, Corey and Ashley are teenagers. They grew up in Cherry Tree Crossing with their mom, dad, and three younger siblings. Their memories of their childhood are idyllic, but for a few very disturbing exceptions. Hear their story now! 

 

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/27/14: A family of 6 describe living in Cherry Tree as idyllic - with a few exceptions.

Tuesday 5/27/14…Herman & Lanie Golden have been together since middle school. They're married now, and have 6 healthy, intelligent, well-rounded children. All of the kids were raised in Cherry Tree, where they've lived since the late 1990's. Their take on what Cherry Tree was like for a family with young children will likely surprise you - Listen Now! 

 

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/26/14: Renee Green moved to Cherry Tree to complete college with lower housing costs, she never knew she would become a victim of crime.

Monday 5/26/14….Renee Green moved into Cherry Tree as part of her plan to complete her college education. Lower housing costs meant she could work part time, and become a full time student. However, she didn't plan on repeatedly being a victim of crime in her own home. Hear Renee's story NOW! 

 

Weekend Programming Changes

Based on your feedback, we're making changes to the weekend radio schedule here at GPB.  Starting May 31st (June 1 in Atlanta), the weekend lineup will be:

 

Saturdays on GPB

5a.m.   Best of Public Radio -- You never know what you'll get in this program.  Could be a serious exploration of what it's like to live with a terminal illness or could be a lighthearted look at the relationship challenges.  We cull PRX.org to find the most compelling and entertaining public radio programs out there.

 

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/23/14: Those who ran Cherry Tree Crossing say their jobs were more than tough.

 

Friday 5/23: As Property Manager and Assistant Property Manager at Cherry Tree Crossing, Chantra Williams and Beatrice Ramos had tough jobs. Not only did they have to run "the business side" of the complex, but they often found themselves in the role of counselor, big sister, auntie, or even grandmother to some of the residents who needed a guiding hand. Hear their story now!

 

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/22/14: Teresa Bowman speaks her mind on the staff that ran Cherry Tree Crossing.

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree.  Teresa Bowman is 69 years old.  She’s a native of Brooklyn New York.  She wasn’t raised in Public Housing…in fact she’d never lived in public housing prior to moving into Cherry Tree a few years ago.  Her friends warned her that she was in for some culture shock, and they were correct.

 

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/21/14: Teresa Bowman asks, "Who Lives Like This?"

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York. She wasn’t raised in Public Housing…in fact she’d never lived in public housing prior to moving into Cherry Tree a few years ago. Her friends warned her that she was in for some culture shock, and they were correct.

 

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