Friday, September 22, 2006

R2C2H2 Tha Artivist Newsletter (Sept. 2006):Vote W.E. A.L.L. B.E. for best e-newsletter for the 2007 Black Web Awards

R2c2h2 Tha ARTIVIST Newsletter Sept. 2006
Artastic Greetings,
This is yours truly just dropping another update…There are a lot of things going on this month as well as the next and things are looking very rewarding for your favorite 'Artivist"…Check it out:

1.)W.E. A.L.L. B.E. and and are nominated for the first annual 2007 Black Web Awards please vote!!!

W.E. A.L.L. B.E. and Tha Artivist's mom's educational website and new author Dwight Fryer's website were nominated for best e-newsletter for knowledge, best website for single parents and best author site respectively for the first annual 2007 Black Web Awards…All three sites were among 500 websites picked out of a total of 2,000 for this honor...Please go and vote W.E. A.L.L. B.E. as best e-newsletter for knowledge and as best website for single parents and as best author website...Anybody and everybody who ever read one, two or all three of these sites and gained insight and inspiration as well as contribute articles, ideas, input and art to either of these sites know that these nominations is as much yours as it is Tha Artivist's ,Tha Artivist's Mom's and Dwight Fryer's…You know who you are so please Vote Early, Vote Often and Vote Now!!! Please spread the word.
*Important Voting Info*

Here is the link to vote as best site for single parents:

Here is the link to vote for W.E. A.L.L. B.E. as best e-newsletter for knowledge and as best author site:

2.) Ms. Callie Herd a.k.a. Tha Artivist's Mom was profiled by well known cultural analyst Stanley Crouch in the New York Daily News!!!

That 's right this is at least one thing that I can agreed with Stanley on...My mom is a great women:

3.)R2C2H2 Tha Artivist makes professional acting debut in "Home" the inaugural play of the first historic season of the newly built Hattiloo Theatre, Memphis Tn's newest Black Rep. Theatre!!!

Wonderful Memphis Commercial Appeal article on the Hattiloo Theatre:

That's right folks your favorite artivist is a thespian!!! The actual run for "Home" starts this Friday Sept. 22 and ends Oct. 15,2006…Although I am the understudy to the lead (played by a very talented Charlie Giggers) I will appear in at least two shows as the lead...By the way that's my picture on the official poster for "Home"…Tha Artivist will keep you posted!!!

4.)Tha Artivist and NIA got an art exhibit, Meeting Miss Conception, at the Tunica Museum, Sept. 1- Oct. 28,2006:

5.)Calling all artist types!!! Artivist looking for talent for the premiere of Tha Artivist Presents…Words, Beats and Pix (Oct. 12, 2006) at the soon to be world famous Hattiloo Theatre!!!

That's right Tha Artivist Presents...Words, Beats and Pix has found a new home at the Hattiloo TheatreIf you are an artist of any type (dancing, singing, acting, rapping, poet, spoken word, musician, visual artist) than I would like to feature you in the Tha Artivist Presents… Words, Beats and Pix before an audience receptive to your talents!!! Please contact Ron Herd II by phone 901-299-4355 or by e-mail at if interested…Also feel free to send demos, portfolios or a video of what you do to the following address:

R2C2H2 Tha Artivist
P.O. box 751341
Memphis,TN 38175

If you want your materials back please provide S.A.S.E. with the correct amount of postage.
Even if you are not selected for the first show on Oct. 12 your info will be kept on file because Tha Artivist Presents…Words, Beats and Pix!!! will take place every second Thursday of the month.

Please check out the following summaries of past Tha Artivist Presents… to get a feel for what the show will be like:

6.)Support W.E. A.L.L. B.E. by spreading and reading the good news...Don't forget to vote!!!

Here are some recent articles from W.E. A.L.L. B.E. a.k.a. The World's Most Known Unknown alternative news site!!! Please feel free to circulate these articles among your family and friends…Also don't forget to Vote W.E. A.L.L. B.E. as the best e-newsletter for the 2006 Black America Web Awards!!! As always we are looking for contributors so e-mail us at with your stories, articles, ideas, pics etc.,…

A.) A summary of Tha Artivist Presents...Words, Beats and Pics!!! @Legacy, Books and Cafe in St. Louis:

B.)Dave Chappelle is the new Bert Williams

C.)Outraged Negro offers his perspective on Dave Chappelle's most controversial skit:

D.)Interesting perspective on Black folks and chicken:

E.)Empowering Africans Agency helps take the fight to illiteracy:

F.)Outraged Negro Offers unique take on Liberty City Seven:

G.)The Tale of Two Katrina Survivors:

H.)On Meeting Gen. Davis : “I Ain’t Colored Like The Rest Of You Fellas, I Am A Different Type.”

I.)Billionaires stealing billions on Katrina Recovery

J.)10th Anniversary of 2Pac's passing special: The Lost Interview

*Also on Saturday Sept. 9, 2006 the Memphis Commercial Appeal re-ran the feature story that my favorite cultural analyst the talented Byron Lee did on me for the St. Louis Limelight newspaper almost a year ago...Special thanks to Mrs.Yvonne Nelson an editor at the Commercial Appeal for letting more people see that beautiful piece of writing and subject matter if I do say so myself...To see the article in its entirety please access the following link:

*Congrats to my beautiful first cuz Andrea for getting married to her soulmate Charles up in Saginaw, Michigan on Saturday Sept. 16, 2006...Please visit their website and wish them well!!!

Artastically yours
R2C2H2 Tha Artivist
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