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Linda Sickler

Features, art and entertainment reporter

Linda Sickler is the features, art and entertainment reporter for Do Savannah and the Savannah Morning News.


Savannah Music Festival: Soul singer/songwriter William Bell brings his hits

21 Mar 2017

When he was just 14, Grammy-winning soul singer/songwriter William Bell was hired to sing in a club on weekends.


Local authors pen book about women who saved Savannah’s heart and soul

21 Mar 2017

With the largest urban landmark historic district in the United States, Savannah draws visitors from throughout the United States, as well as foreign countries around the world.


Celebrate the unique sport of Irish road bowling in Savannah

15 Mar 2017

Imagine a game that involves tossing a little metal ball and a group of people who are happily chasing it and you’ve pretty much got the idea behind Irish road bowling.


Annual St. Patrick’s Day firefighters’ fundraiser promises fun, food and good music

13 Mar 2017

Join firefighters from around the world to have fun while raising money for charity at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Fire Ball.


Celtic Woman returns to Savannah for a celebration of Irish music and dance

08 Mar 2017

A bit of Irish luck has given Savannah the opportunity to see the latest Celtic Woman show on March 14 — just three days before St. Patrick’s Day.


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.


Styx brings classic sound to Savannah for audiences of all ages

28 Feb 2017

Ricky Phillips, the bass guitarist for the iconic rock group Styx, enjoys playing what’s now called classic rock.


Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra to present works by Mozart, Smetana and Elgar

28 Feb 2017

It will be like a gathering of old friends. On March 4 at the Lucas Theatre, the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra will present “European Enigma.”


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.


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.


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: 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.”