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McIntosh County Shouters invited to perform in D.C. Gullah Geechee culture is being celebrated this month as the McIntosh County Shouters, of Bolden, head to Washington, D.C., to perform at the Kennedy Center and Library of Congress, Dec. 1-2. During their visit, the Smithsonian Institution will also feature a special exhibit on the Gullah language from Georgia’s Low Country, running through March 11, 2011, at the Anacostia Community Museum. Based on the African-American performance tradition and dating back to the times of slavery, the McIntosh County Shouters perform what is known as a “ring shout,” with call-and-response singers, dancelike movements and rhythms established by hand-clapping and stick tapping; the ring shout tradition has been passed down for generations. Formed in 1980, the group has been featured in many documentaries as Locally, Georgians will have an opportunity to see the McIntosh County Shouters perform at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church’s Watch Night, Dec. 31, in Crescent. well as on a Grammy Award-winning album by Art Rosenbaum. Most recently, the organization was a recipient of the 2010 Georgia Governor’s Awards in the Humanities. “We are honored to be recognized by the Smithsonian Institution for sharing the legacy that has been passed down to us,” says Shouter Carletha Sullivan. “Our ancestors would be very proud.” For more on the McIntosh County Shouters, visit www.mcin toshcountyshouters.com. December 2010 www.georgiamagazine.org 9 GA. DEPT. OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT http://www.mcintoshcountyshouters.com http://www.mcintoshcountyshouters.com http://www.landforsale.forestargroup.com http://www.landforsale.forestargroup.com http://WWW.LANDFORSALE.FORESTARGROUP.COM http://www.georgiamagazine.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - December 2010

Georgia Magazine - December 2010
Contents
Viewpoint
Mailbox
Picture This?
Georgia News
Calendar
Currents
Claus With a Cause
Soaring With Eagles
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Gardens
Georgia Cooks
Snapshot

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Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Viewpoint (Page 5)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Mailbox (Page 6)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Picture This? (Page 7)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia News (Page 8)
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Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia News (Page 9B)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Calendar (Page 10)
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Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Calendar (Page 13)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Currents (Page 14)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Currents (Page 15)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Claus With a Cause (Page 16)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Claus With a Cause (Page 17)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Claus With a Cause (Page 18)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Soaring With Eagles (Page 19)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Soaring With Eagles (Page 20)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Soaring With Eagles (Page 21)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Around Georgia (Page 22)
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Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - My Georgia (Page 27)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Gardens (Page 28)
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Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 30)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 31)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 32)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 32A)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 32B)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Georgia Cooks (Page 33)
Georgia Magazine - December 2010 - Snapshot (Page 34)
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