Texarkana native, David Michael Wyatt, who spent years perfecting his musical talents at Berklee College of Music, is a singer, songwriter and actor whose music fits perfectly into multiple genres including gospel and R&B. Wyatt was part of BET’s Sunday Best gospel talent show, has shared the stage with well-known singers such as Kirk Franklin, been featured on Grammy Award Winner Israel Houghton’s albums and has entertained leaders such as then President-Elect Barack Obama.
Just Call Me G-Dawg … “What’s your grandmother name going to be?” … Nine years ago, as I eagerly anticipated the arrival of our first grandchild, I found myself constantly fielding this question. Everybody wanted to know what the little bundle of joy was going to call me. … I felt befuddled at the prospect of choosing a grandmother name. My own grandmothers had been “Grandma” and “Oma,” the German form of Grandma. Nothing cutesy. I agreed with my late mother-in-law, who had her grandkids call her by her given name.
Jostens Recognizes Texas High School Commercial Photography with Top Number of Awards … Texas High School commercial photography students recently competed in the national Jostens Photo Contest. With 4,287 entries this year, THS students led the contest in being recognized with more awards than any other school in the national competition. … The annual competition celebrates the creative and innovative talents of student photographers from schools across the country.
Ensemble Bravura’s debut album features Grammy Winner Jason Vieaux, renowned flutist Alexa Still, three world premieres and works of Aaron Copland, Michael Fine, Aaron Jay Kernis and Sergei Prokofiev. … SONY Classics announces the debut release of Philip Mann conducting Ensemble Bravura on the storied label. Mann, who has previously recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and Roayal Scottish National Orchestra, created 'Finding Home' with a vision of illustrating and celebrating the music of the composers who unexpectedly found homes - musical and otherwise - in unexpected places.
THE TEXARKANA CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER AND CASA TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR CHILD ABUSE WITH SAVE JANE EVENT … Area To Read Names Representing Over 1,300 Children Abused Last Year … Facebook Live Event—On April 7, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., local volunteers and community members will join the Texarkana Children’s Advocacy Center and CASA for Children Texarkana in taking a stand against child abuse through a live video on their Facebook pages with the Save Jane event. … Leaders from the Texarkana community will read the names and ages of over 1