City Lights: Georgia Grammy Nominees; Fulton County Arts And Culture; And More

Contributor Mara Davis highlighted Georgia artists nominated for a Grammy on Tuesday's "City Lights."
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Tuesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:09: The largest funder of the arts in Georgia is not the state government but Fulton County. Founded in 1979, Fulton County Arts and Culture operates on a $5 million annual budget, with $1.9 million delivered through arts services at five Fulton arts centers. Reitzes learned more about current opportunities and arts funding with Director Lionell Thomas and Deputy Director Emmitt Stevenson.
  • 20:46: On Sunday Congregation Or VeShalom in Atlanta will hold its annual Bazaar. One of the big attractions is a food item – a special hand-held pie called a Bureka. This delicacy was recently the subject of the podcast Gravy from the Southern Foodways Alliance, and we’ll listen to an excerpt from WABE’s Susanna Capelouto.
  • 30:37: Contributor Mara Davis highlights Georgia artists nominated for a Grammy.