Murals in the Starland District are definitely not a new idea. But nevertheless, when one comes around, it’s a reason to celebrate another victory for the arts, for the community and for the dedicated artists behind the project.
The Starland District’s monthly art event is back! After two consecutive cancellations due to Hermine and Matthew, we are excited to announce that the First Friday Art March is back in the saddle with an impressive lineup of local arts.
I’m looking at a large metallic disc, like an upside down bowl, painted in bright cherry red flamboyantly displaying the iconic white font of America’s favorite cola beverage. Turning to Amanda Everard, president of Everard & Co. Antique Auctions, she notices my puzzled look and responds, “The Coca-Cola sign ... there’s a good story behind that one.”
Exactly 912 days ago, Lauren Flotte was elected president of the board of directors of Desotorow Gallery Inc. by myself and Astoria Jellett. Thus began my longest and most incredible relationship with another human outside my nuclear family.
It’s that time of year when things in Savannah pick up. A lot. More events, more elections, more people, more parties, more of everything. Fortunately, I revel in making it difficult for you to make an easy decision on what to do this Friday night.
It’s that time of month again! Art Rise Savannah’s First Friday Art March features more than 17 locations, from The Florence on Victory Drive to The Mansion on Forsyth Park, and so many more in between.
Stories weave the fabric that holds our communities together. We use fiction to help us understand the complex situations in our lives and by sharing these stories, we can begin to relate, to heal and to grow.