Short Notes: James Brown Arena, Narrative Partners

A concert promoter is petitioning the Augusta, Ga., Coliseum Authority to prevent the  from moving out of downtown. 

James Brown Arena
Augusta Entertainment Complex
– James Brown Arena
in Augusta, Ga.

The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority voted to move the arena from downtown to the vacant Regency Mall in the southern part of town, according to the Augusta Chronicle.

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis said moving the arena would help bring economic growth to the south side, in addition to making the arena more accessible via highway.

 Local concert promoter Joe Stevenson thinks the move will hurt Augusta’s downtown entertainment district. His petition on had more than 4,200 signatures as of Aug. 30. – Ron Camacho

Narrative Now OVG Global Partnerships

Narrative Partners has rebranded as OVG Global Partnerships.

The company has also recently hired Ryan Brach and Evan Levine as head of global partnerships and VP global partnerships, respectively.

Brach will be based out of the Los Angeles office, Levine out of the New York office. Both will report to Dan Griffis, president of OVG Global Partnerships.

The email protocol has changed to – Joe Reinartz