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Top picks: House of Strut Records label launch, Asian Cultural Fest and more with Do Savannah on The Bridge

 

Top picks: House of Strut Records label launch, Asian Cultural Fest and more with Do Savannah on The Bridge

19 Apr 2017

Do editor Heather Henley joins Kim Gusby and Renee LaSalle on WSAV's "The Bridge" to preview the best the weekend has to offer. Read more in Renee LaSalle's weekly column.

Our cover story this week features House of Strut Records, a new locally based label that officially launches on Record Store Day. Don't miss this free concert by Twisty Cats at House of Strut in the Starland District on April 22. Learn more here
 
Also happening this weekend is the annual Savannah Asian Cultural Festival, which is free and open to the public at Armstrong State University on April 21-22. The campus will host musicians, dancers, martial arts demonstrators, a cultural marketplace and plenty of local restaurants serving up a variety of dishes. Get the full schedule here
 
Local breast cancer patients, survivors and advocates will join together early the morning of April 22 on Ellis Square to raise funds at the Susan G. Komen Savannah Race for the Cure. Get details and read one local survivor's story here
 
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Savannah for the fifth year this weekend. Catch a variety of short films about outdoor adventure starting at 7 p.m. April 21 at Lucas Theatre. Read more about the festival here
 
And finally, mark your calendars for April 23 and head to The Club at Savannah Harbor (The Westin) for Coastal Jazz Association's annual tribute to Duke Ellington. The concert features alto saxophonist Richie Cole. The day will kick off with a ribbon cutting for the Benjamin M. Tucker Pavilion. This concert is free, but donations are welcome for local music scholarships. Full story here
 
Look for Heather's weekend preview on "The Bridge" from 11 a.m.-noon every Wednesday on WSAV-TV or catch the live stream.
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