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Jepson Center showcases Neal Slavin’s group portraiture

28 Mar 2017

Brooklyn-born photographer Neal Slavin's group portraiture is the subject of a small-ish exhibition on view at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center.

 

New Savannah Repertory Theatre troupe offers ‘Vampire Lesbians of Sodom’

28 Mar 2017

Thespians, it is time to rejoice. Savannah Repertory Theatre, a new collective of theater professionals, is making its home in Savannah.

 

Tara McPherson brings her funky and fresh pop-up tour to Savannah

14 Mar 2017

New York City-based artist Tara McPherson is bringing her funky-fresh brand of rock ’n’ roll cool to li’l ol’ Savannah for a one-day-only pop-up show.

 

Unplugged: Strong ensemble drives Asbury’s ‘Steel Magnolias’

08 Mar 2017

Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias” is 30 years old, but the play still feels fresh, funny and wise in its exploration of the relationships among six women in a small Louisiana town.

 

Savannah Ballet Theatre to present ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’

06 Mar 2017

Audience members of all ages will delight in the Savannah Ballet Theatre’s March 10 production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”

 

Collective Face Theatre Ensemble goes big with ‘9 to 5: The Musical’

06 Mar 2017

With the staging of “9 to 5: The Musical,” the Collective Face Theatre Ensemble is doing one of its biggest shows ever.

 

The Art of Dr. Seuss comes to Savannah

06 Mar 2017

The work of the incredibly creative Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, will be displayed at Oglethorpe Gallery from March 15-20.

 

Asbury Memorial Theatre presents Southern comedy/drama ‘Steel Magnolias’

27 Feb 2017

A steel magnolia is a Southern belle who is flowery on the outside, but tough as steel on the inside.

 

KCHUNG Radio to engage public at Savannah’s Jepson Center

27 Feb 2017

From March 6 through April 14 — that’s six weeks — the atrium of the Jepson Center will be especially groovy. And if you pass by on your lunch break, you may even spot a few folks dancing around at one of the lunchtime discos.

 

Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend will reveal much about heirlooms, historic places

27 Feb 2017

Learn “intriguing” stories behind the antiques in local house museums — and maybe learn an intriguing story about an item in the corner of your own house — during Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend from March 3-4.

 

Mike Epps, Rickey Smiley and Bruce Bruce bring Festival of Laughs to Savannah

22 Feb 2017

It’s triple the fun at the Festival of Laughs featuring Mike Epps, Rickey Smiley and Bruce Bruce, set for Feb. 24 at the Savannah Civic Center.

 

Richmond Hill Community Theatre presents world premiere of ‘Growing’

21 Feb 2017

It’s not every day that a community theater group gets to do a world premiere production.

 

Bay Street Theatre’s ‘Vagina Monologues’ aims to raise awareness of violence against women

20 Feb 2017

If the word vagina makes you uncomfortable, then you’re not alone. But the mission behind the production is not to make you feel uncomfortable or to “hate on men,” but rather to help raise awareness about violence against women.

 

Savannah Book Festival: Get a sneak preview of Christina Baker Kline’s new novel

15 Feb 2017

Fans of bestselling author Christina Baker Kline’s “Orphan Train” are in for a real treat at this year’s Savannah Book Festival.

 

Savannah Book Festival: National Book Award winner Colson Whitehead discusses his literary creation

15 Feb 2017

If you only read the first 66 pages of Colson Whitehead’s National Book Award-winning novel “The Underground Railroad,” you might think it was a traditional, if gut-wrenching, portrait of slave life on a Georgia cotton plantation.

 

Savannah Book Festival: Dan Slater’s ‘Wolf Boys’ shines new light on war on drugs

15 Feb 2017

A story seemingly etched out for Hollywood, Dan Slater’s “Wolf Boys” is the extraordinarily true story of two American teenagers’ work as assassins for a deadly Mexican drug cartel, as well as the law enforcement agent who hunts them.

 

Savannah Book Festival: An immigrant family rekindles the American dream in Imbolo Mbue’s debut novel

15 Feb 2017

For most people, losing one’s job during the “Great Recession” would have been a tragic occurrence. But Imbolo Mbue used it to her advantage. She began writing what would eventually become the critically acclaimed novel “Behold the Dreamers.”

 

Savannah Book Festival: The late Pat Conroy leaves behind personal thoughts in ‘A Lowcountry Heart’

15 Feb 2017

When Donald Patrick “Pat” Conroy, a giant of Southern literature, passed away in March 2016 after a bout with pancreatic cancer, his fans flooded the internet with praise for his work and dismay at his death.

 

Savannah Book Festival: Danielle Trussoni’s love story that didn’t last is an experience to share

15 Feb 2017

After writing two New York Times bestselling books about angels, Danielle Trussoni had to put the third one on hold because she was thinking too much about the love that was lost.

 

Savannah Book Festival: Georgia Writers Hall of Fame member Terry Kay talks Southern literature

15 Feb 2017

Author Terry Kay was the keynote speaker at the first Savannah Book Festival, and he’s been a fan ever since. He’ll return to the 2017 festival with his newest book, “The King Who Made Paper Flowers.”

 

Savannah Book Festival: Tama Janowitz to discuss her exciting life in 1980s New York City

15 Feb 2017

With seven novels to her credit, Tama Janowitz is coming to the Savannah Book Festival in support of her new book, “Scream: A Memoir of Glamour and Dysfunction.”

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