In the 60's and 70's artist Andy Warhol's studio "The Factory" was a notorious hang out for the pop icons of the day. You never knew who would pop in for the famed parties or who was just there to chill out.

In the spirit of "The Factory", artist Fahamu Pecou presents the RISING Sons Lounge. Part studio, part lounge, part community resource center, RSL features Pecou working on his large format paintings while his artist and entertainment friends hang out and engage friends and fans.

The space also serves as a place for diverse and engaging dialogue as From Afros To Shelltoes presents weekly conversations and workshops geared at fostering cross-generational dialogues on issues that affect the black community.

Rising Sons Lounge is presented by the City of Atlanta's Public Art program, Elevate: Art Above Underground and runs Sept 23-Oct30 2011.

 

The homie Ed Garnes and I would like to personally THANK EVERYONE who has helped make Rising Sons Lounge and momentous success!!! The experience is nothing short of breathtaking. We’ve had some amazing conversations, made some dope art, life, cried, drove recklessly “in the car” and come out feeling like the world is ours! 
This Saturday we will celebrate RSL with a day full of activities and more DOPE conversation as well as music and art! DJ Xakhu will be on the ones & twos so you already know the music will be BANGIN!!!! If you haven’t made it to RSL yet… GET HERE!!!! 

The homie Ed Garnes and I would like to personally THANK EVERYONE who has helped make Rising Sons Lounge and momentous success!!! The experience is nothing short of breathtaking. We’ve had some amazing conversations, made some dope art, life, cried, drove recklessly “in the car” and come out feeling like the world is ours! 

This Saturday we will celebrate RSL with a day full of activities and more DOPE conversation as well as music and art! DJ Xakhu will be on the ones & twos so you already know the music will be BANGIN!!!! If you haven’t made it to RSL yet… GET HERE!!!!