Brentton Harrison

Brentton Harrison is a low country South Carolina born son of a preacher man. He tells his version of life experiences through jokes and metaphors sprinkled with a bit of straight-shootin' directness. He loves to ponder what love actually is but is deeply driven by his ever-evolving ideas of Love in action, food, music and a good amount of other good things you can do or be while alive.

Brentton Harrison

Brentton Harrison - On growing up in Northside, Heavenly Groceries, and the Jackson Center

Brentton Harrison - On growing up in Northside, Heavenly Groceries, and the Jackson Center

This interview provides Brentton Harrison’s early biographical information, reflections on his father’s life as a Reverend and his life growing up in Northside including participation in a band while in high school. He shares his involvement with Heavenly Grocery, overseeing the Pancake Jamboree at the Jackson Center, and reflects on relationship with Tim Tyson. He concludes with a discussion in which he offers opinions on challenges facing the Northside Community in regards to students housing and rising property taxes and gives final wishes for action he would like to see in the neighborhood.
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Do You Want It

Do You Want It

Created by Brentton Harrison when he was a member of the Marian Cheek Jackson’s inaugural season of its youth radio program, Fusion Youth Radio, and recipient of an award from PRX, this audio-documentary relies on oral histories to explore love of food and food as love.
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