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.