These pros were responsible for Music Midtown, among other events.
Tuesday, January 15
By Christian Lopez The University of Georgia Libraries and the Terry College of Business will host a question and answer program with Alex Cooley and Peter Conlon, veteran concert promoters and founders of Atlanta’s Music Midtown. The program is today, Jan. 15, at 2 p.m.in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Conlon and Cooley will be interviewed by Lisa Love. Love was formerly with the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and now serves as director of music marketing and development for the State of Georgia. She is also the founding editor of Georgia Music Magazine and is a member of the Country Music Association and the National Association of Recording Industry Professionals. This event, co-hosted by …
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Monday, March 5, 2012
Civil War scholars and enthusiasts will be cheering over a new initiative by a group of non-profits, one of which is the University of Georgia Libraries. The Libraries are going to digitize over 80,000 documents that relate to the Civil War, including poetry, letters, diaries, military records, account books, photographs and maps. The National Historic Publications and Records Commission has given a $74,831 grant for the project, which also involves the Atlanta History Center, the Georgia Historical Society and the Board of Regents’ GALILEO virtual library initiative. “Events in Georgia, particularly Sherman’s Georgia campaign and the blockade of the coastline, were critical factors in the outcome of the War,” said P. Toby Graham, …