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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.


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.”


2017 Savannah Book Festival will be the largest in its 10-year history

15 Feb 2017

“Lose yourself in books” is the motto of the Savannah Book Festival, and it’s certainly possible to do exactly that.


Savannah’s lone ATC contestant has the talent to sing for the gold

15 Feb 2017

Stephen Dobson has a definite edge on other contestants in the American Traditions Vocal Competition.


American Traditions Vocal Competition attracts another round of talented contestants

15 Feb 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition, known informally as the ATC, is going to be one wild ride this year.


Savannah Book Festival: Q&A session with the prolific James Patterson

08 Feb 2017

There’s no doubt James Patterson, who will present the sold-out opening address Feb. 16 at the Savannah Book Festival, is one busy writer.


Savannah Book Festival: Jennifer Keishin Armstrong chronicles history of ‘Seinfeld’

08 Feb 2017

For author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, telling the story of the beloved television sitcom “Seinfeld” was a real joy.


Cyrus Steele brings his comedy show home to Savannah

07 Feb 2017

Since leaving Savannah for the bright lights of Atlanta, performer Cyrus Steele has garnered some serious national attention.


New Savannah Comedy Fest features performances like ‘the cool kids do’

24 Jan 2017

There will be stand-up comedians, sketch comedy, improv groups and lots of laughs at the first-ever Savannah Comedy Fest.


Rhythm and blues star Will Downing to appear at Lucas Theatre

24 Jan 2017

In December 2006, singer/songwriter Will Downing woke up to a nightmare. “I was very, very sick,” he says. 


Award-winning comic Sid Davis makes up for lost time

24 Jan 2017

Sid Davis turned misfortune into an opportunity to live his lifelong dream of being a comedian.


Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus to present music by Rodgers & Hammerstein

23 Jan 2017

“South Pacific,” “The King and I,” “The Sound of Music,” “Oklahoma” and “Carousel” — these Rodgers & Hammerstein Broadway musicals are beloved by audiences.


Learn about promising Georgia industry at Ogeechee Riverkeeper oyster roast

18 Jan 2017

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper’s first oyster roast in Richmond Hill will offer food, music and a peek into Georgia’s oyster industry.


Michael Carbonaro brings interactive magic stage show to Savannah

16 Jan 2017

A love of special effects, monster movies and special-effects makeup shops led Michael Carbonaro to a magical career.


Catch social media icon Kountry Wayne live in Savannah

16 Jan 2017

When Wayne Colley started posting his comedy bits online, he discovered he had an adoring audience.