- You are invited to a special event. Youth participating in the Martha O'Bryan Center's Thrive academic enrichment program have been working hard on a special performance showcase for Black History Month. The free performance, called "Yes We Can … Yes We Will" will feature singing, poetry and African drum/dance. The showcase will last from 6-7 p.m. Monday, February 21. Light refreshments will be served. It would be wonderful to see community support and recognition for our youth. Please contact us if you plan to attend. We'd love to see you. On a foundation of ...
- Posted in Nashville Other Events Special Events What I see, Martha O'Bryan Center, nashville poverty at 12:39 pm on 1/25/2011Ketch Secor, a member of the American roots music band Old Crow Medicine Show, brought his passion for music and teaching to youth in the THRIVE youth development program Monday at the Martha O'Bryan Center. Secor, fresh from a four-date tour through three states, brought fiddles, a banjo, a box of harmonicas and a Jew's harp to show the students. Secor taught them about the history and importance of the instruments in American culture. He also demonstrated how to play the instruments, which led to a hand-clapping, foot-stomping good time. Secor is an East Nashvillian who learned about the ...
- Posted in Christmas Outreach Other Events Special Events What I see, Martha O'Bryan Center, nashville poverty at 4:16 pm on 12/22/2010In most places, Christmas is green and gold and ruby red. In Cayce, brown is the color of winter. Buildings, grass and leaves are brown and the community is dark at 5:00. The joy of the season is confined to the faces of the children and families who are our neighbors. I am always amazed by the gestures of love I receive from all my friends here in Cayce Homes. For the first time, we ran out of toys at our Toy Store and one of the last shoppers, who really didn't receive much for her family, came up to ...
- Posted in Other Events Special Events What I see, Martha O'Bryan Center, nashville poverty at 9:13 am on 11/9/2010
Zaki Issa participates in the Martha O'Bryan Center's programs at Stratford High School and spoke during last month's Champions Breakfast. He tells his story of how Martha O'Bryan Center has changed his life.