Closer Look: Singer Rahbi; Ma Rainey; And More

Funk, rock and soul singer Rahbi speaks with Rose Scott and Jim Burress as part of ''Closer Look's'' Summer Indie Music Series.
Funk, rock and soul singer Rahbi speaks with Rose Scott and Jim Burress as part of ''Closer Look's'' Summer Indie Music Series.
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Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Dr. Gaylord Lopez, director of the Georgia Poison Center, talks about how state health officials are worrying over a  synthetic narcotic that can be deadly and  is resistant to drugs used to treat opioid overdoses;
  • 8:34: Dr. Eloisa Klementich, president and CEO of Invest Atlanta, discusses a new $90 million, 14-story residential tower that is planned for downtown. While housing prices are sky-high, the development promises about 60 of its units will go for affordable workforce housing;
  • 25:31: “Closer Look” revisits a conversation between Scott and H. Johnson about Georgia’s Ma Rainey for African American Music Appreciation Month.
  • 36:50: Funk, rock, soul singer and “Prince of his world” Rahbi speaks with Scott and Burress as part of “Closer Look’s” Summer Indie Music Series.

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