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JUNE 24 - JULY 8, 2011 VOL 1, ISSUE 7

NEWSWEEKLY T EN M IN TA R TE EN & TS AR

NIGHTLIFE COMMUNITY

WYNONNA JUDD TO PLAY 29TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT

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Joey Stuckey Band at Tips Lounge Wayne Minor Band at Shenanigan’s Jubee & the Morning After at Bouchez

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or the longest time, Warner Robins has been synonymous with Robins Air Force Base and not much more. Also known as the International City, this moniker implies a community full of diversity and culture. But, truth is, Warner Robins has a reputation for having no downtown area to speak of and not much culture or personality. This is soon to change, if some motivated individuals have their way. Members of the Downtown Development Agency, in conjunction with the city, are diligently working to revitalize Commercial Circle with future plans to reach beyond the initial boundaries to affect other areas nearby. And, although progress is slow, some big plans are in the works. In just 15 short weeks, the city of Warner Robins will host the International City Festival. On October 1, Commercial Circle will be bustling with food & craft vendors, live music, kids’ activities, and there will even be a Fish-a-rama just up the street. The Middle Georgia Cruisers and the Central GA Regional Car Club are sponsoring a Cruise In and plans are in the works for a 5K run through Town Center. Proceeds from the event are designated for use in furthering the renovation of the Circle. To those of you who complain that there is never much to do in Warner Robins, now is your chance to help change things. Now it’s up to you to “put up or shut up.” By volunteering to help

with the festival, becoming a vendor, or just bringing the family to the event, you can make a huge impact on your community. The city has received an amazing amount of support surrounding areas. The 11th Hour is proud to be a sponsor, helping coordinate the music scene and promotions; Georgia Media Services of Hawkinsville are helping with websites and advertising, the cities of Perry, Ft. Valley, Byron, and Centerville have graciously offered assistance in planning this event. Vendor packets are now available for those of you who would like to apply for a booth. You can pick one up at several locations around town, including 1st Credit, McCall’s, the Joanna McAfee Foundation and Flamingo Follies, located on Commercial Circle. You can find more distribution points by visiting the Facebook Page: International City Festival. For those of you who would like to volunteer, there is a need for all kinds of help. If you have skills, they need them. The most pressing need at this time is a volunteer certified electrician. I encourage the rest of you to pass this information on to your friends and family. You can learn more about the event by visiting the Festival Facebook page and upcoming website. For more information about the International City Festival, please call 478-2383656 or visit the Facebook.com/pages/ International-City-Festival

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- HOT TICKETS:WYNONNA JUDD - NEW MUSIC COMPETITION: $25,000 PRIZE! - VISIT TIP’S VIP LOUNGE

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CONTRIBUTORS ABOUT THE COVER: Model Skip Boman Skip's a Georgia native and lives in Atlanta. She's a fantastic hair stylist, an all american girl and loves our troops! Photography Robin Cook Studios, Downtown Macon. COLUMNIST ANDREW JONES is a 24-year-old who wants to make a difference. From writing his congressman to volunteering for a local fire department, he has found ways to better his community. A nursing student at Macon State College, Andrew will graduate Spring, 2012. COLUMNIST BILL KNOWLES is a lifelong Conservative who has lived in the Middle GA area for over 20 years. He got his first taste of the political process when at age 9 he proudly handed out buttons for then President Richard Nixon and has been hooked ever since. Bill has held campaign positions for various local, state and national candidates, including

President Ronald Reagan, Steve Forbes, Senator Fred Thompson and most recently Senator John McCain. He is currently a member of the Georgia GOP’s State Committee. He and his wife Bridget have one son, Teddy. RACHEL HELIE is an offbeat wife and mother of two, a bibliophile and an avid walker. She loves reading, writing, the arts, antiques, research, food and researching food. She is currently working on three novels, but as she has the attention span of a gypsy moth, finds it difficult to finish them. Okay, maybe that last bit is an exaggeration. She moved from Atlanta to Warner Robins over five years ago and never looked back! NIGHTLIFE WRITER DAVID BROCKWAY fell in love with guitar and voice in his teens and, 30 years later, has played everything from Buffalo Springfield to Lady Gaga to a 65 piece orchestra. He’s learned chords galore, scales out the wazoo, and toured from Miami to Austin to Acapulco. His mission for this section? To promote OUR town, musically. Got a gig coming up? Let him know. Got a music theory question? Whatever it is, he wants to hear it! david11thhourhoco@gmail.

The things making our world just a little bit better | by brad evans

During my recent bout with pneumonia, a friend gave Ja No Man, by Richard Poplak. It’s a vivid portrayal of the life of an ordinary white South African growing up during apartheid-era South Africa has been fun. Told with extraordinary humour and self-awareness, Richard’s story brings his gradual understanding of the difference between his country and the rest of the world to life in a great read. I also came home from watching Pirates of the Caribbean 4 and read a biography of Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard. I hadn’t given much thought to the fact that he really existed and I must say that his life may have been more interesting than the legend. Pillaging had to have been pretty damn fun. During the recent surge of crime here in Middle

Georgia a reader wrote in asking if I had my carrying permit for concealed weapons. I do, but I rarely use it, because I don’t really want to shoot anyone and if you don’t want to shoot someone with your concealed weapon, you’d probably be better off not pulling it out. That said, it’s a fairly easy process, as long as you’re not a felon. Go to the same place you get your marriage license in the Bibb County Courthouse, bottom floor, and its 25 bucks and will take two weeks. I’ve been listening to Allen Toussaint the New Orleans pianist and composer this week, mainly because I’ve been watching too much Treme. I also listend to Shabazz Palaces “Black Up” this week, the inspired hip hop. It was interesting, but I’m the first to admit I’m too old or big or too some-

thing to understand dubstep. Also listened to the Bo Keys, an old-school sounding Memphis band, compromised of veteran session players. There new album “Got to Get Back” is a big ole Bar Kays inspired vase of good. Their guitar player wrote that riff from Shaft, fyi. I think it rocks that Lucinda Williams is coming to the Capitol Theatre in July. I don’t mind paying more for tickets, to get the more intimate experience. Bragg Jam announced Jamey Johnson tickets are now on sale for his late July show, which also rocks. All this right around the same two weeks as Bragg Jam itself (July 30), which just released it’s schedule. Go to www.braggjam.org to check it out and make your plans.

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CALENDAR TIME OUTS NIGHTLIFE DINING OUT

TIPS’ VIP LOUNGE OFFERS COOL CATS A PLACE TO CHILL ith a large dance floor, low sitting plush leather couches and round cocktail tables, owner Steven Fears (aka. Tips) has created a mellow lounge that evokes memories of the Rat Pack and Jazz clubs of yesterday, sans the cigarette smoke. Tips opened this upscale venue in February with the vision of providing a place where a calmer, mature clientele can have a place away from your average crowded, smoky bar to relax, unwind, have a cocktail and eat some great food. Though minority owned, Tips focuses on diversity and is making plans to have something for everyone: comedy nights; ballroom dance lessons; Latino nights with salsa and merengue dance lessons; jazz; Blues and yes, even good ole rock and roll. Saturday, Joey Stuckey performs at 9:30, but you might want to get there before then to get one of the awesome couches. Stuckey is an awardwinning musician, who happens to be blind. His style is reminiscent of rocker Jeff Beck and jazzer Wes Montgomery; his vocal influences range from Mel Torme to Gregg Allman.

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“We are a one-stop shop for anyone looking to get off their couch and come out and have a good time,” Tips said. He’s right. You can come in, have his awesome Pork Chop Sandwich, served with lettuce, tomato, onion and his special sauce, have his personal favorite cocktail named, Man of the Moment, sit on one of many plush leather couches and enjoy some great entertainment. Tip’s VIP Lounge is available for business meetings, seminars and special occasions. It located at 4027 Watson Blvd. and is a non-smoking venue; you must be 25 or older to gain entrance. DAVID BROCKWAY

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WYNONNA JUDD TO PLAY INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT

Five-time Grammy award winner Wynonna Judd will perform during the 29th annual Independence Day Concert July 1,with the Band of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. The free concert at Warner Robins' McConnell-Talbert Stadium starts at 8 p.m. and features a night of music, fireworks and family entertainment. Festivities begin with the National Anthem and an F-15 fighter jet flyover. "Last year was another stadium-packed crowd, and this year we are expecting a much larger attendance for this Independence Day celebration," said Allen Tatman of the Warner Robins Civitan Club. Attendees are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating on the infield. Food and beverages will be available at concession stands. Bags and containers are subject to search. No pets, no alcoholic beverages or no glass containers are allowed at this family event. The annual Independence Day Concert sually draws a crowd of more than 20,000 people.

Worth the Drive...

Mark your calendar, worthy events just down the road

6/24 DOWNTOWN FRIDAY FEST Downtown Macon celebrates Fridays each week with Friday Fest. The streets of downtown Macon are alive with music, art, and great food every Friday of the year. Free concert in Third Street Park featuring Mile Hudlow Quartet: 5-7 p.m.; Mark & Mama T: 8:30 p.m. Tasha “Mama T” Keeble has a voice like Alannah Myles with that haughty naughty blues that was Koko Taylor’s trademark. Mark Johnson will whip whatever instrument comes his way—guitar, dobro, mandolin—and turn it into some deepfried and dirty blues stew. It’s music as hot as the weather and perfect to keep you cool.

6/25 COX CAPITOL THEATRE PRESENTS WET WILLIE A Benefit for the historic Theatre. As a legion of fans will attest, Wet Willie was perhaps the hardest rocking of all the 70s era Southern Rock bands, after the Allmans and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Doors at 7 p.m. / Show at 8 p.m. Admission: $125 Floor Table Seating (per seat) $100 Floor Cocktail Seating $50 Box Seating $25 Balcony Seating. 382 Second Street, downtown Macon.

6/25 JAZZ BRUNCH AT THE TIC TOC ROOM Enjoy the artful and delicious creations of the Tic Toc Room in downtown Macon while listening to the jazz stylings of Neil Rigole. 11am 2pm. For reservations call 478-744-0123.

6/26 FREE - JAZZ IN THE PARK Enjoy a free concert outside on the lawn of Washington Park from 4-8:30pm. There will be cold beer, hot dogs, burgers and soft drinks for sale on site, or bring your own picnic and cooler, lawnchairs and blankets. Music by Mose Davis, Jimmy Mills Band, Bo Ponder and Old Soul and the Middle GA Jazz Trombone Ensemble.

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7/28 HOT TICKETS! LUCINDA WILLIAMS AT CAPITOL THEATRE NewTown Macon and the Cox Capitol Theatre are proud to present Lucinda Williams on July 28th at the Cox Capitol Theatre in downtown Macon, Georgia. Named “America’s Best Songwriter” by TIME magazine in 2002, Lucinda Williams will bring her band to Macon to perform a benefit concert with the proceeds from this performance shared by the Cox Capitol Theatre and the Capricorn Recording Studios Initiative. In early 2011, NewTown Macon purchased the historic Capricorn Recording Studios in Macon, Georgia through a grant from the Peyton Anderson Foundation. Working with Amantha Walden and the late Philip Walden, NewTown has been developing plans for future use of the musical landmark. Possibilities include a museum, recording studio, lofts, restaurant, and gift shop. Tickets are $30-$50 for balcony, $100 for reserved floor seats. Steep, but you’ll never get another chance to see her in an intimate setting like this again. Call the box office for tickets, this show will sell out! (478) 257-6391


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“Art is a Pigment of your Imagination.” – Leslie-Hoops Wallace, artist

ART & CULTURE

THE AMAZING LESLIEHOOPS WALLACE LOU WARREN

Portraits. Love your pet? Call Leslie to capture that special personality. She has painted cats, dogs, horses and even reptiles. The artist said her most emotional painting was “American Chaos”, showing President George Bush responding to the attacks of 9/11. This piece, along with a political cartoon by Leslie, was presented to the

f you don’t know Leslie Hoops-Wallace, you probably have heard of her. But, whether or not you know her name she has impacted the quality of life in the Middle Georgia area. This amazing young woman is a capable creative artist and art teacher, involved in art centers and galleries, and is a serious promoter of the arts Leslie recently won a first place and artists. She is a great believer in the communication power of the for her acrylic painting, arts, especially the visual arts. “Controller’s Nightmare” in the Like most people in Warner Robins, Leslie was born somewhere Arts and Crafts Center’s Art else. She spent her formative years in Show on Robins Air Force Base. Texas where her family exposed her to artists and galleries. She spent time with artist Leslie Cope in his studio president when he visited Perry the October watching him paint farm scenes. She met after the attacks. Leslie has the thank you note Dalhart Windberg, known for his paintings of to prove it! Texas Blue Bonnets, and took art from Jim Here in Warner Robins She is noted for Frank, himself a student of Windberg���s. Her her aviation paintings, which celebrate the work Ohio grandfather worked in the famous of our armed forces and NASA. She recently Crooksville Pottery in Ohio. won a first place for her acrylic painting, Even with all this art exposure, Leslie “Controller’s Nightmare” in the Arts and Crafts first wanted to be a veterinarian. Her love of Center’s Art Show on Robins Air Force Base. animals is evident in her art today. When Leslie even has illustrations in several asked about her favorite subject matter she books including Bullmina, the Courageous instantly replied, “Horses. I got in trouble in Bulldog by Lita Eitner-England, and the elementary school for drawing them when I Macon Sketchbook . should have been doing assignments.” An Her playful side is revealed through her excellent example is the painting “Waiting for Fantasy art. A must see are her Frog Prints and Church to Get Out”, where she painted a Dragon Hog Day seen on her website, horse hitched to a wagon in front of old deviantart.com. Richland Church. The model for the horse If you want to learn more about art, then was her own Christy, a horse she once owned. she is a great source of information. She is a Leslie also accepts commissions for Pet member of the Fine Art Society of Middle

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Georgia, and has served as past president and corresponding secretary. Those jobs helped develop her promoting skills. “Middle Georgia has some very talented artists, and they are reasonably priced. There is no excuse not to own original art work,” she said. If you want to tap in to your inner artist, Leslie can help you there as well. This summer she is teaching Drawing and Painting at the Arts and Crafts Center on base, Painting for Kids at the Butler Brown Gallery in Warner Robins, and Drawing for Kids at Joycine’s in Macon. She will also arrange lessons at the Byron Art Gallery, Cow and Calf. Leslie usually structures her classes so that each lesson is done in one sitting to accommodate everyone’s busy schedule. Leslie studied art education at the College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland , California and holds an art degree from the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco. She is amassing quite the collection of awards, but it is obvious that she is most proud when she sees that spark of communication and appreciation between artist, art piece and viewer. If you are ready for an art explore, Leslie can send you down the right path. Contact her on Facebook, or on the web at www.unicornsquest.sharemyartwork.com or www.unicornsquest.deviantart.com. Or phone her at 478-929-2263.

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY | highlighting family activities around HoCo

BOOKS & THE BIG BLUE VAN The Read and Feed Program in Houston County is quite literally, driven by volunteers of literacy proficiency, 43% live in poverty. Among adults with strong literacy skills, only 4% live in poverty. In addition to this, half of America’s “below basic” level readers failed to complete high school and of those at “basic” level 1/3 dropped out. In recent surveys, it has been determined that the average American reads at a seventh grade level and only 15% read at what is considered a level which is “fully literate”. If this seems like a heavy handed introduction to a summer literacy program, then at least it gets your attention. Of the children participating in the program, all stayed at the same level or increased levels according to the applied literacy inventory.

RACHEL HELIE hen people are struggling to make ends meet, many things can fall through the cracks, including the twenty minutes daily standard for reading to your child. Extensive studies have proven that childhood literacy and adult modeling of reading improves the overall success and, ultimately, the income potential of all children. Children of low income families and their parents, unfortunately, have less access to the basic materials needed to maintain a standard of high literacy. This is where the Bookmobile comes in. The first known book mobile in America was born in Chester County, South Carolina. It was a mule drawn wagon carrying wooden boxes of books and its purpose was to service rural areas that had limited access to books. Farmhands and children who could read would look forward to the opportunity to catch up on news and entertainment that traveled no faster than said mules. The principle is similar now. Though information travels at lightning fast speeds, not everyone has access to those services. Fifth grade teacher Jesse Anderson and media specialist Lynn Wood , both employed at Lakejoy Elementary, have a mission: spread and improve literacy. They approached a principal’s meeting a few years ago with the idea to implement a bookmobile project for their district and the participation and excitement has

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grown every year. The bookmobile provides those who do not have ready access to books with the opportunity to read. In conjunction with the school nutrition program, which delivers nutritious meals to those without the means to maintain a healthy diet, the Houston County Board of Education has sponsored this program for the last three years. Now it is system wide. The Read and Feed Program is, quite literally, driven by volunteers. The blue van can be heard in neighborhoods, beeping its horn and calling kids out to read. Over a hundred children at Red Fox Run come out to the old oak tree to check out what’s new. Local elementary school personnel alternate manning the HCBE van that provides magazines, puzzles, coloring books and work books for children and their families to check out. Eagle Scout, Sean Palmer built the shelves that hold the mobile collection. “A lot of teachers and administrators from twenty schools are volunteering their time this summer,” said Beth McLaughlin, Houston County Board of Education’s director of Community and School Affairs. Dr. Douglas Rizer, principal at Lakejoy Elementary said, “The enthusiasm that these kids have for this program is overwhelming!” The statistics speak volumes. In the United States, people with low literacy levels are less successful than those with high literacy levels. According to Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy, adults at the lowest level

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Museum of Aviation RAFB Commons Macon State WR campus Nola Brantley Library WR Little Theatre Medical Associates Moe’s El Cotija Friends’s II Bar & Grill Tips VIP Lounge Fincher’s BBQ Wow Cafe Margarita’s Smokes BBQ 06 JUNE 24 - JULY 8, 2011

Many people are involved in the Read and Feed project. Reading First and the Gamma Omicron chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma donated time and books. Flint Energies applied grant money to the project. Anyone is welcome to participate and donate. The bookmobile accepts board books for toddlers to college textbooks. Letters were sent out to families by the twenty schools involved on a need based priority, in coordination with the school nutrition programs. For more information on how you can find the bookmobile in your area contact Dr. Rizer at Douglas.Rizer@hcbe.net.

Crickets Bar & Grill Yesterdaze Bar & Grill Shane’s Rib Shack The Tavern Buffalo’s Hooter’s Shannon’s Cafe Mama Goldbergs MC Salon Color Me Pink Bedford Park Apts. Express Auto Hamby Auto Larry’s Giant Subs Bouchez

Allen’s Pizzeria Georgia Bob’s Shenanigan’s Roberto’s Mexican Wellston’s Diner Larry’s Giant Subs Starship Mellow Mushroom Middle GA Tech. College WR Music Store Chandler Collision Majestic Frames Touch of Magick El Tapatio Cafe Caribe Restaurant

Sugar Magnolias My Fathers Place Wicked Art Tattoo U Roll Smokes

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Peach Mall Music Masters Georgia Bob’s Byron Cane Vineyards Montana’s Lane Packing

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Emilio's Cuban Cafe (Hwy 247) Cavern at Southland Station

Johnny’s Pizza The Cavern Fusion Salon

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Nu-2-U Jalisco Grill Ramada Inn Green Derby My Sister’s Café Perry Medical Center Shell Food Mart Angelos Italian Bistro Galaxy Spirits Liquors Shipwreck Seafood Hampton Place


EDUCATION

McCall, President of the Georgia Delta Kappa Gamma Society International

Feagin Mill Middle School teacher Peggy McCall was recently installed as President of the Georgia organization for the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. She was installed during a formal banquet held at the Lake Blackshear Resort. Delta Kappa Gamma is an honor society of key women educators with more than 100,000 members in 17 countries that strive for educational excellence. This is the 75th anniversary of Delta Kappa Gamma in Georgia. McCall, who teaches honors language arts and science, will serve as state president for two years, travelling Georgia to meet with 90 chapters and organizing committees of work at the state level.

Mossy Creek Middle School students at FCA Day of Champions.

Houston County Students participate at Fellowship of Christian Athletes Day of Champions Mossy Creek Middle School students participated in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Day of Champions held at Southeast Bulloch High School in Brooklet, Ga. Students from Veterans High School, Warner Robins High School, Thomson Middle School and Mossy Creek Middle School spent the day competing in sports activities, participating in Bible studies led by Ga. Southern FCA leaders and learning how to practice their faith on the athletic field. They also spent the afternoon at the Ga. Southern/Wofford baseball game. The group was led by Chad Wood, Flint River FCA Area Representative.

JSTARS Flag Flies over David A Perdue Elementary School David A. Perdue Elementary School was presented a flag that was flown over Iraq during Iraqi Freedom by SSgt. Swab and Chris Swab, a student at Perdue. The flag was flown onboard the E-8C JSTARS aircraft on August 31, 2010, the final combat mission in OIF. The JSTARS OIF campaign began on May 20, 2003, and culminated 4,309 missions and 47,212 combat flying hours. The boy scouts comprising the school's Flag Team raised this very special flag on the last day at school.

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DINING OUT | local dining spotlight

entrees are all priced under $10. This is no puny meal. The pit roasted rotisserie chicken is a daily feature on the menu and appeals to almost any palate. The spices are not overwhelming. Even the chicken curry is a delicate affair that doesn’t so much take your breath away, as cause a gasp of recognition in those who long for a good curry. It is curry a Brit can love. The rice is prepared to perfection, and those with wheat or gluten allergies will be pleased to find…wait for it…options! The oxtail soup, a mainstay of island cuisine, is succulent and the meat falls off of the bone. There are also vegetarian options.

VillaFana, was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. This island country shares one border with Haiti but like most Caribbean countries, it boasts a truly diverse culture. The Spanish influence is comingled with that of Africa, and the native Taino. Fusion is in the blood of the people. The food speaks the volumes of their history. Café Caribe is open Monday through Saturday from 11-3 for lunch and they anticipate a change in hours soon to accommodate a pouring liscense. This little spot brings a pop of flavor to downtown Warner Robins and isn’t flavor what everyone wants?

CAFE CARIBE: HOME-COOKED MEALS A LA HISPANIOLA RACHEL HELIE

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eople of every persuasion seem to love Café Caribe. At opening time on Thursday, a line formed outside of the door. Almost a dozen people waited to be served at this unassuming storefront a stone’s throw from Commercial Circle in Warner Robins. The restaurant, previously located on Davis Drive, has only been open in its current location a little over three months, but one has the impression that this is an established and well-loved café: Warner Robins’ answer to home-cooked meals a la Hispaniola. People from all over the middle Georgia area drive to get a café Cubano or a mamey (fruit milkshake) and order from the diverse menu. In spite of gas prices, it seems that people will travel great distances to get a taste of authentic island cuisine. Authentic is precisely what owner Edwin VillaFana had in mind when he opened Café Caribe. From selections of traditional fare such as flan, which a

Dominican mama in fact does make, to the anticipation-inspiring café cubanos that only two of the staff members can brew to exquisite perfection, there is the sense that you are waiting for something worth the wait. The Cuban Chop is a revelation. Sweet plantains garnish the dish and the Puerto Rican salsa presents its festive blast of color atop the traditional black beans and delicately aromatic spiced rice that perfectly off-sets a choice of beef, pork or chicken. In a word—amazing. It is evokes a sense of nostalgia. When served the chicken chimmichurri (pressed sandwich with chicken) six-year-old patron Luke stated, “It’s a little different but it’s so yummy!” And yes, for the picky-eater, they serve French fries. Lunch is the largest and most important meal of the day on the islands, much in the same way it is in Spain. Café Caribe does not disappoint in lunch selections. Specials are run daily and are priced very competitively at $5.99,

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DINING OUT | dining hotspots and weekly dining deals

THE DISH dining hotspots BLD: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner BAR: Alcohol Served $: Entrees under $10 $$: $10-$20 $$$: Above $20

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A Q&A with those in the restaurant biz

Montana’s Steakhouse, Byron Specializing in some of this areas finest steaks, ribs, chicken & seafood. Located in the Peach Outlet Mall and open Monday - Sunday 11 am - 10 pm! 311 Ga Highway 49 N Byron, (478) 956-0441.

SHIRLEY RECOMMENDS Where she works? Catfish House Hometown: Warner Robins

Friends Bar & Grill Serving up your favorite homestyle dishes, along with famous burgers, chicken tenders and other bar food staples.1129 Russell Pkwy,225.1165 LD • BAR • $.

Johnny’s New York-style Pizzeria A New York style pizzeria featuring fresh baked pizza, authentic pasta dishes, calzones, subs and salads. Monday nights, kids dine for 99¢ (one-topping slice and a drink.) This pizzeria offers an amazing and affordable menu also featuring weekly drink specials and some nightly entertainment. Student Special Monday - Friday 2-5pm, enjoy 2 cheese slices and a coke for just $4.99. LD • BAR • $-$$ Hwy 96 in Kroger Shopping Center. Open Mon-Thu,Sun 11am-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 11am-10:30pm. 478.988.0220 Mellow Mushroom In 1974, three college students in Atlanta opened the first of what has now grown to 100 restaurants. Each one locally-owned and operated, with their own distinct, funkified flavor. Gourmet pizza, original sandwiches and a large drink menu. Family friendly! LD • BAR • $-$$ Located just off Bass Road at 5425 Bowman Road, Macon.

The Tavern at Southland Station American dining at its finest. Entrée choices are vast and the portions are plentiful.Whether selecting seafood, chicken or beef, diners are sure to be amazed by the succulent USDA prime-aged steak, fresh fish and unique daily specials prepared by

What she recommends Our catfish specialty, the Taste of the South

Favorite Restaurant other than where you work? Cheddars, I love their salmon entree. Executive Chef Mike Vinson. Ask about the crab cake weekend special. LD • BAR • $-$$ 117 Russell Pkwy (near Southland Station), Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – midnight. For more information, call (478) 929-5126 or visit the website at www.thetavern.biz

Allen’s Stone-baked Pizzeria Handmade dough, special requests, and X-box 360’s Kinect make this the perfect place for the family. Lunchtime, 11 – 3 p.m., offers a special 15-minute guarantee to have your pizza to your table at a cost of only $4.99 for one topping. Delivery, pick-up, or dine in. LD • $-$$ 115-A Margie Drive, just down from the Goodwill store. Hours of operation are Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.—10 p.m. and Sun. noon –9 p.m. Martin’s BBQ Pulled pork, ribs, sliced beef brisket, sausage, smoked turkey, pork chops and all the normal fixins for a

good ole southern barbecue can be found at convenient locations. $-$$ 102 South 1st Street (near the base) 478-923-0800 & 866 Ga Highway 96 # D 478-988-0292

Shakey's Pizza Parlor With an all-you-can-eat buffet offered in addition to their special pizzas, Shakey's is a family-friendly place. Offering specials for kids, military and senior citizens, there's something for every taste. Don't forget the fried chicken and cinnamon buns or you'll be sorry! Friday night, enjoy a special catfish and shrimp buffet. LD • $; $$ Hours of operation Sun. - Sat. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; 785 N. Houston Rd., 478-923-5381

Montana’s Bar & Grill at The Landings Specializing in some of this areas finest steaks, ribs, chicken & seafood. With lunch and dinner specials, open seven days a week. Special dinner menu Thursday - Saturday 5pm-closing. 309 Statham’s Way, 478-923-5222

Café Caribe Authentic Dominican, Cuban, & Puerto Rican cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients, choice meats, seafood, and rice & beans. LD $-$$; 713 Watson Blvd., by Nola Brantley Library; 478-922-6700. Hours M-W 10:30 - 3 p.m.;Th-Sat 10:30 - 7 p.m.; Sun. 1 - 5. Rusty's Downtown Grill & Bar Appetizers, Beef, Seafood and Pasta entrees, kids meals, large selection of desserts and full bar. LD - Lunch $; Dinner $ $$ $$$ 807 Carroll Street, Perry, (478-224-7878. Mon Thurs:11:00 am-9:00 pmFri - Sat:11:00 am-10:00 pm Grampa's Catfish House Seafood. LD $ $$, 2907 Watson Blvd (by Target) Hours Sun - Sat noon - 10 p.m.

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I BELIEVE I CAN TRY If you are at all like me, you used to go to the local airport as a kid and watch the planes take off and land and dream of one day being able to also freely explore the world on your own terms.

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ost, like me, lose interest or simply believe that learning to fly an airplane is just too expensive or unachievable. The guys at PERRY AIR, at the Perry Airport, would beg to differ. I had the awesome opportunity to visit with Owner, Dale Snyder and Senior Flight Instructor, Ken Pike last week and got an in-depth education on how fun and affordable flying can be. I was immediately impressed with how passionate these guys are about flying and more so about teaching others how to fly. Ken has been a flight instructor for over 12 years and his confidence in his plane and his ability certainly put me at ease. As we taxied down the runway in their Cessna 172, my heart was thumping a little harder than usual. I could feel the plane leave the ground as it turned upward into the big blue sky and we gradually climbed up to about 2800 feet. at which point Ken turned the controls over to me. I swallowed the knot in my throat as I took the yoke and we soared over the fields surrounding Perry and Fort Valley for roughly half an hour learning how to bank left and right, how to gain elevation and descend and overall just get a feel for the plane.

I could hear Ken pointing out places like Lanes, Fort Valley College and even the AF Base, but I was “intent on keeping my eye on the road” as noted by my instructor. “The plane wants to fly and will pretty much do it on its own. We just show you what NOT to do,” Ken said. I was reluctant, yet relieved when I finally released command of the vessel back to her captain and he executed a perfect landing. Once we were back on the ground and out of the plane, it was impressed upon me that flying is not a game for only the wealthy. What one will spend on golfing or fishing can be comparable to what one will spend on flying lessons. I was informed that it takes roughly 40 hours of lessons to get your license, which, by the way, never expires as long as you keep current on your medical checkups. Planes are available for rent, lease or purchase and can cost less than many new cars today. Fuel runs around $5 plus per gallon but is still within a reasonable budget. “..it’s a matter of passion. People who truly love to fly and want to learn, will find a way. We have taught doctors and lawyers but we have also taught construction workers and small business

owners,” he said. So if you have been thinking how cool it would be to learn to fly a plane, take your friends to Savannah for dinner, fly your fiancée to New York for the day or whatever your flying dream may be, I encourage you to consider talking to the guys at Perry Air. If you are just “air-curious”, they offer great deals for just taking a short flight around and seeing if you like it.

This experience would make a great gift, or it could simply be a fun family outing. Whatever the occasion, get your derriere to Perry Air and experience for yourself how much fun flying can be. Perry Air is located at 200 Myrtle Field Road, in the Perry Airport. You can reach Dale and Ken at (866)491-9584 or visit their website at www.perryairflight.com DAVID BROCKWAY

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GATEWAY ANNOUNCES was strategically planned to highlight Macon’s musical assets. As its inaugural project last fall, Gateway Macon commissioned an original song and produced a music video to showcase the city’s assets. Rollingstone rocker Chuck Leavell, international violinist Robert McDuffie, rapper Sonny Spoon, Grammy-nominated drummer Steve Moretti, guitar virtuoso Peter Stroud and singer/songwriter Tony Reyes collaborated to develop “A Little More Soul.� In the span of nine months, the song and video have garnered global viewership and a bevy of national accolades including multiple TELLY and ADDY awards. The same award-winning sound, design and production team will judge, produce and develop the Macon Music prize package. For More Information on the Gateway Initiative Contact: Beth Dunwody The Gateway Initiative 478.314.2231, beth@gatewaymacon.org

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Real Housewives OF HOCO DO NOT GO OUT WITH OTHER MEN, NOR BE A PROSTITUTE... KAREN JONES RAFB wife, mother and aspiring novelist

“When the husband is about to leave without his wife, he states with the gravest of looks, ‘You must live alone for many days; do not go out with other men nor be a prostitute.’�

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hat blunt request comes straight out of the Bible. I read that the other day and it made me chuckle. How ludicrous would it be to have such parting words cast at me? But periods of separation are a part of what happens to our military families, and a husband can routinely be sent away for weeks or months, and sometimes over a year. These situations can lead to some pretty crazy antics while the cat is away. (If you can imagine it, the mice have probably played it.) Take for example this vignette: Back in the early ‘90s, the Air Force was often deployed to Saudi Arabia. There was the first Gulf War and a “NoFly Zone� to enforce over Iraq. The guys would routinely rotate out for 3-6 months at a time to “The Desert�, which has since become a four-letter word for the spouses. What’s a girl to do with total reign of the house, all that extra space, and no husband to check-up on her for all those months? I know of one “lady� who saw this as a home-based business opportunity and I‘m not talking Mary Kay Cosmetics. This unfettered woman was also a mother with two wonderful little girls to protect and nurture. The family lived on base in a three-bedroom home and for the most part, seemed quite normal. But, there sure seemed to be an unusual amount of foot traffic. Really, how many

chivalrous men are there that are so concerned about this damsel in distress? Then there were all the Joe Blow “handy men� stopping by (without toolboxes) to get some kind of a job. How many “friends� and “cousins� are staying over there to keep the family company and help out? One doesn’t need a khaki trench coat and a long-handled magnifying glass to figure this out. Soon enough, the husband returned weary from his travels and without a heads-up to the wife. Alas, it was uncovered that the wife had been renting out the

ateway Macon’s latest high profile, attention-grabbing contest, aptly entitled Macon Music, was introduced this week at the Douglass Theatre on the same historic stage where Otis Redding launched his legendary career. “Macon is looking for the next generation super star to call its own,� said Executive Director, Beth Dunwody. “The Gateway Initiative developed the new musical competition to create more buzz and to enhance the public awareness of Macon’s rich musical heritage.� Macon Music’s $25,000 total prize package is an investment in Macon’s economic future and a catalyst for attracting top talent. According to a 2011 study conducted by B. William Riall, Ph.D., the estimated economic impact of the music industry in Georgia is $3.7 billion annually. Additionally, the study credits the industry with creating 19,955 jobs and generating more than $313 million in tax revenues for state and local governments. The Macon Music contest winner will receive studio time to record a three song EP (extended play mini-album). Two- time Grammynominated Macon resident and percussionist, Steve Moretti, will produce the project. The grand prize package includes a hi-definition music video, an array of promotional tools, and a CD release party at the Grand Opera House. Macon Music is phase two of an integrated marketing campaign that

Want to Make some Music? Submissions are due by August 15, artists must be available for recording in Macon Sept/Oct. Musicians entering the contest must submit examples of previous recordings, artists statement and lyrics for three original songs with scratch recordings. The final product must promote Macon as a music destination and increase awareness of Macon’s unique character somehow in the song.

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NIGHTLIFE | david brockway explores Houston County’s nightlife

FEEDBACK... AND NOT THE KIND YOU GET FROM A MICROPHONE As The 11th Hour celebrates it’s third month in Houston County, I am overwhelmed at the response I have gotten from bands, venues and readers alike. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to bring you the what’s what of the local music scene, to meet all of you amazing musicians and DJ’s and to be a part of making Wartown the best it can be when it comes to live entertainment. It’s really an awesome experience to hang with people like Leroy Wilson, Jason Hobbs, Mat Weber, DJ Drive, Anny Stanley and so many more that I want and need to meet soon. I want to thank all of you who are supporting this magazine and support local music. With all of that being said, I ask for your continued feedback about our music community. As the saying goes, “it takes a village” so please send your comments to david.11thhourhoco@gmail.com

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I was playing a gig at El Cotija Mexican Restaurant when a young man, probably no more then 17 or 18 came in, politely dropped a 5 spot in my tip jar and asked if he could play a song. I have at least tried to learn not to judge a book by its cover so I said sure, why not. Immediately, I expected to hear something less than appealing and what I got was an amazing rendition of Andy Mckee’s ‘Drifting’. If you are not familiar with Andy Mckee, pull him up on Youtube and prepare for awesomeness. I recognized something in this young man as we talked for a bit that I see in so few learning musicians. He has come to understand that you can’t keep playing the same chords and riffs if you are ever going to better. He practices the rule of 80/20. The rule of 80/20 simply says ‘you practice 80% of your time on things you don’t know or are not comfortable with and spend the remaining 20% on things you are good at. It is a difficult thing to do no doubt, however I believe it is the one great differentiating factor between players like him and unfortunately, me. So for those of you who pick up your axe to

sax, from beginner to expert, the best way to get better is to take risks, get out of your comfort zone and practice 80/20.

THE SCENE There is going to be a whole lot of exciting music happening here in Houston County over the next couple of weeks so without further delay, here it is. Plethra is rockin’ Bouchez on Friday, July 8th then Friends on the Hill on July 29th. Live G8rz are doing their thing Monday at Shenanigan’s. Jubee and the Morning After is also at Bouchez on July 3rd for your pre-4th celebration. Danny Davis is doing a solo show at Rusty’s in Perry on July 1st. From Within is tearin’ it up at Bouchez on June 26th and then at Kippers on July 7th. Rob Walker & Phil and Machelle Palma are playing The Tavern every Wednesday at 6:30. You can catch Steve & Mike at the Cavern on June 30th. Holocaustion is gonna throw down at Bouchez on July 22nd. Sirius Glory and the Soul Shakers will be at Shenanigan’s on June 24th so check them out. Finally, Yesterdaze is once again hosting Florida Band, Simone and the Supercats, June 24th and 25th.

LIVE MUSIC ETIQUETTE It has come to my attention that there needs to be something said about proper etiquette when it comes to live entertainment. Most of this should be common sense but we all know there’s a shortage on that particular commodity lately so here we go. The top 5 things you need to know about live entertainment. #5. If you are going to request a song from a band or entertainer, have the courtesy to drop a bone in the bucket. After all, guitar strings are not cheap. #4 Please don’t try to have a conversation with me when I am in the middle of a guitar solo. My chops are bad enough without the added distraction of trying to intelligibly understand what you are talking about. #3. Freebird? Really? That joke has been beaten to death, buried, exhumed, rebeaten and just needs to go to the light. Can we help it get to the light? Please? #2. Bands want, crave and need your attention so take 6.5 seconds at the end of the song to applaud them. The number one rule of etiquette that I have as an

Everyone at the Cavern last Saturday enjoyed free 11th Hour koozies and lots of giveaways, not to mention the musical stylings of nightlife columnist David Brockway and rockers 2 Finger Jester!

entertainer is this…#1. Don’t get on the stage. I love the fact that you’re having fun and you want to interact with the band but there is a lot of sensitive gear that does not come cheap so unless you want me to come to your place of business and rustle all your papers up, keep your groove on, but keep it on the floor. On behalf of all bands and entertainers, we love you, we thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you at our next show.

WHAT A WEEK! I had an overdose of great music these past 2 weeks starting with From Within. Steve and Creamer really know how to pep up a crowd with their great song selection and crazy antics. I then had the opportuni-

ty to check out Tim Chandler and the Troublemakers from Bradenton, Fl. Tim, being from here originally, had no problem bringing in a great enthusiastic crowd and threw down some awesome tunes. I then caught The Wall last Friday and was blown away by the incredible musicianship of Bruce, Al and the rest of the gang. Finally, I spent Saturday opening up for some of my favorite cats in the area by the name of 2 Finger Jester. I say all this with the hopes that it will encourage you, the reader, to get out and support local music. You can catch everything from old school R&R to Modern Dance music and if you’re not sure, email me at david.11thhourhoco@gmail.com and I’ll direct you where to go.

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NIGHTLIFE | live music in houston county

Sunday, July 3

An award-winning blind guitarist, songwriter, singer, composer, producer and sound engineer, a local personality with a new album under his belt...

Jubee & the Morning After @ Bouchez

LISTEN UP TO JOEY STUCKEY

Voted as 2011's 11th Hour best overall band at this year's Reader's Choice Awards, JuBee and the Morning After features the magnetic vocal delivery of JuBee, a rapper that provides "deep, emotion-filled lyrical creations" (Savannah Urban Arts Festival), and a slew of musicians with accolades of their own right. The rhythm section is comprised of Danny Davis (bass, backing vocals) and Alex Scarborough (drums) whom hail from Athens, Ga based R&B conglomerate Dope John Paul. Alec Stanley (guitar, backing vocals) and Chelsea Hughes (keys) are both singer/songwriters from Macon, Ga. Influenced by the transparent honesty of Hip-Hop fundamentals and the energetic groove of 1970’s funk and R&B, JuBee and the Morning After is an eclectic blend of Indie Rock, Hip-Hop, throwback Funk, and look forward soulful southern Rap. Its so good that the hipsters might shed the hoodies and wish they could dance. With dozens of mixtapes under his belt, a fresh new EP and LP in 2011, and having shared the spotlight with Gym Class Heroes (Fueled by Ramen), Cartel (Epic), REHAB (Epic). JuBee and his team have the experience and the drive to bring a party so hard that fans will never forget JuBee and the Morning After.

it's re-released material and new fans will have the best chance ever to get in to what I am doing. The style of the CD is what I would call fusion, lots of rock and jazz and funk. I would like to say that this current incarnation of the live band is better than ever, with Dr Marcus Reddick and Miguel Castro on drums and percussion, Byrd Wyatt on bass, Brian Bogle on sax, Hugh Hession on keys and back-up vocals and of course myself on guitar, vocals and crazy front man:-)

First off, tell us a little about your music and your new album? The new CD is called "The Shadow Sound". It features guest appearances by some of the greats from Georgia and Macon in particular. For example, David Ragsdale from Kansas is on violin on my track "Hate you". Randall Bramlett of Sea Level fame is on two tracks. The album has some remastered songs of mine and some brand new songs like Runnin', Holly Tree Hopeful and Truth is a Misty Mountain. I think my fans will really enjoy this CD with

Who would we be surprised to learn is in your music collection? Probably Jorge Michael-- I don't care what people say, that guy can sing and produces some of the best pop music out there! Have you recorded anyone lately, anyone new on the scene? Everyday! Right now I am working on Hugh's Cd and also the local group the Doves, they are an amazing husband and wife duo and you should check them out live.

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