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Top picks: SCAD Sidewalk Arts, Shonen Knife and more with Do Savannah and The Bridge

 

Top picks: SCAD Sidewalk Arts, Shonen Knife and more with Do Savannah and The Bridge

26 Apr 2017

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

Kick off your weekend the morning of April 29 in Forsyth Park with SCAD's 36th annual free Sidewalk Arts Festival. Along with the colorful chalk creations, you can enjoy food, a puppet parade and more. Get the full schedule in our story here

You'll want to head back to Forsyth Park on April 30 as Savannah Stage Company presents a free encore of "The Call of the Wild," adapted from Jack London's literary classic. “Part of being able to make ‘The Call of the Wild’ so successful was making sure anyone and everyone can see it,” says Jaymi Tinti, artistic director of Savannah Stage Company. “We are making it as accessible as possible.” Read our full interview here.

Tiny House, Big Heart, set for May 4 at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, is the first big fundraiser for the local Tiny House Project for Homeless Veterans. This event, which features food, drinks, a raffle and silent auction, is aiming to raise $30,000 for the next land payment for the project. Read more about plans for the tiny home community here

The works of Rachmaninoff and Dvořák will be on display in the Savannah Philharmonic's season finale concert April 29 at Johnny Mercer Theatre. “The drama and thrill of the outer movements will see the Philharmonic in flying form," says Philharmonic director and conductor Peter Shannon. Read our full story here.

Finally, get set for a rousing Wednesday night of music with Japanese pop-punk band Shonen Knife's return to Savannah. They'll bring the "USA Ramen Adventure Tour" to The Wormhole on May 3. Along with the concert, the band will also be sampling Ramen in cities across the States during the tour, which will be highlighted on their website. Read our interview with frontwoman Naoko Yamano 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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