The Marcus King Band made a Saturday morning appearance on the news and talkshow CBS This Morning for the program’s Saturday Sessions. Their brief performance perfectly captures the essence of the band, with smooth horns, a soulful sound, and Marcus King’s powerful voice all combining to make heartfelt music with widespread appeal. The band’s performance of the song “Rita Is Gone” went live on the air, while CBS has posted other songs from the performance online. You can check out videos of The Marcus King Band’s appearance on CBS This Morning below.“Rita Is Gone” “Plant Your Corn Early”
University of Georgia horticulturist Bodi Pennisi will discuss the best annual and tropical plants for Georgia home and professional landscapes at the Sept. 21 meeting of the Georgia Perennial Plant Association.The seminar begins at 7:30 p.m. in McElreath Hall at the Atlanta History Center. Pennisi’s research projects include studying the use of tropical plants in Georgia landscapes. She works closely with the floriculture industry and tests plant materials in the UGA Trial Gardens in Athens and the UGA Research and Education Garden in Griffin.For more information on the GPPA, see the web site www.georgiaperennial.org.