The Top 5 features a variety of Savannah’s best arts, music, theater and community events. We aim to include something for all ages and income levels each week. To have your event considered for this list, email heather.henley@savannahnow.com. See the full list of events at dosavannah.com/calendar.

 

Aug. 10: Two ways to buy local art 

Summer Soiree: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 10; Savannah Art Association Gallery, 232 Bull St.; free; facebook.com/saachippewasquare. The gallery will stay open late to showcase local artists.

 

“$300 and Under” opening: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 10; Location Gallery at Austin Hill Realty, 417 Whitaker St.; free, artwork for sale; locationgallery.net. Find artwork by 40 artists. Gallery profits from show will go to WRUU. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Show closes Sept. 14.

 

Aug. 11: Learn to live simply 

Book signing: 1 p.m. Aug. 11; Barnes & Noble, Oglethorpe Mall, 7804 Abercorn St.; free, books for sale; slowyourhome.com. Author and podcaster Brooke McAlary will sign her new book, "SLOW: Simple Living for a Frantic World.” Read Do's interview with McAlary here.

 

 

Aug. 11: The Savannah Tribune celebrates

Biscuit & Brunch Sneaker Ball: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Aug. 11; The DeSoto, 15 E. Liberty St.; $40 at savannahtribune.com, 912-658-2813 or 912-233-6128. Put on your flyest sneakers and celebrate 143 years of The Savannah Tribune and 191 years of the black press. Special guests from the National Newspaper Publishers Association.

 

Aug. 11: Three options for laughs

Front Porch Improv “Buddy Cop”: 8-9:30 p.m. Aug. 11; Front Porch Improv, 2222 Bull St., $10; frontporchimprov.com. Improv games, scenes and stories make for an unscripted theatrical experience. Stay for “The Lottery” from 9:30-11 p.m., a free performance where names from the audience will be randomly chosen to perform alongside the actors.

 

Savannah Comedy Revue: 8-10 p.m. Aug. 11; Bay Street Theatre, 1 Jefferson St.; $10-$15; 314-503-9005, savannahcomedyrevue.com. Featuring Cyrus Steele and Dango Nu Yen.

 

Wormhole Presents Run the Jokes: 8:30 p.m. Aug. 10; The Wormhole, 2307 Bull St.; 18 and up; $7-$10 at ticketfly.com. Featuring Brandon Kieffer and Ed Towns.

 

 

Aug. 14: A local hip-hop tradition

14th anniversary of Hip-Hop Nite: 10 p.m. Aug. 14; The Jinx, 127 W. Congress St.; 21 and older; facebook.com/thejinx912. Prize raffles plus performances by Miggs Son, Seaport Zae, Fireprince Allen and many more.