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2014 High School Leadership in the Arts Workshop
The Wilson Pickett, Jr. Legacy, LLC is excited to announce the 2014 High School Leadership in the Arts Workshopguest speaker. On the schedule is Atlanta’s own community and civic leader, Judge Glenda Hatchett, author of Dare to Take Charge: How to Live Your Life on Purpose. Workshop topics will include: Emerging Leadership in the Arts and Cultivating Your Personal Creativity.
Twenty-five student leaders in the arts will represent the following area schools:
Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy High School
Dunwoody High School
Frederick D ouglass High School
KIPP Atlanta Collegiate High School
Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
North Atlanta High School
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School
Pebblebrook High School
Reda n High School
Westlake High School
This engaging educational experience will be held on the campus of Morehouse College on October 4, 2014.
“In The Midnight Hour” At The White House
Recently President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama introduced Wilson Pickett’s 1965 hit, “In the Midnight Hour,” at In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul. The classic hit was performed that night by Booker T. & The MGs. Check out the video below:
In the Midnight Hour: The Music of Wilson Pickett
Get the latest information on the exciting new musical, “In the Midnight Hour: The Music of Wilson Pickett”…..Right Here! As preparations are now being made for tour of the upcoming show, we will keep you posted on the details of show location and ticket information as they become available. Also follow us on twitter for details of the upcoming show, promotional discounts, behind the scene looks at the cast and more!
“25 At The Top: The Exhibit”
The Wilson Pickett Exhibition, “25 At The Top” an Atlanta favorite, features a brilliant collection of prized memorabilia once cherished by the “Wicked” Wilson Picket! Among those are flamboyant clothing and shoes, jeweled sunglasses, gold records, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards, Grammy Nominations awards and Wilson’s beloved…. 1974 Stutz Blackhawk motorcar in mint condition, video footage, posters and many other personal artifacts.
Discover how a country boy from Prattville, Alabama became one of the hottest performers on the planet. His story is told in this very special exhibition. Get up close and personal with one of the hardest working artists of his era. Contact us for information on hosting ’25 At The Top” in your city.
The Wilson Pickett/Brandon Miller Scholarship
The Wilson Pickett Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 to support deserving students with tuition, fees and leadership skills. The Wilson Pickett Jr. Legacy Foundation LLC is committed to assisting students interested in furthering their creative dreams. Four scholarships have been awarded to deserving recipients at Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, and local high schools.
Students interested in applying for the Wilson Pickett Jr./Brandon Miller Scholarship must demonstrate creative potential, academic achievement and financial need.
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