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Kim Wade

Kim Wade is a freelance writer and editor for Do Savannah

 

Greek women’s group hosts international food, wine tasting for Savannah charities

20 Feb 2018

They aren’t just a sisterhood or church ministry. Philoptochos is the largest organization of Greek Orthodox women devoted to supporting a variety of charities through their philanthropic work. 

 

Savannah Christian brings ‘Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang’ to stage for ‘magical’ show

20 Feb 2018

If you have ever wondered what 50 parent-volunteers and a class full of talented theater students can do, you’ll want to check out Savannah Christian Preparatory School’s annual Broadway musical.

 

Savannah Book Fest: Joe Hill blows into town with horror novella ‘Strange Weather’

14 Feb 2018

Critics have described bestselling author Joe Hill’s work with words like creepy, scary, terrifying, compelling and chilling, but one word seems to pop up more than others — original.

 

Unique American Traditions Vocal Competition celebrates 25 years

14 Feb 2018

The American Traditions Vocal Competition celebrates its 25th Silver Jubilee anniversary Feb. 19 to 23.

 

Race for Preservation offers unique route through historic Savannah

14 Feb 2018

Sometimes seeing is believing, and that’s the idea behind the Historic Savannah Foundation’s 12th annual Race for Preservation.

 

Savannah Book Fest: Oprah’s latest book club pick Tayari Jones makes her way to the Hostess City

13 Feb 2018

When asked if she enjoys getting a chance to meet her fans, award-winning author Tayari Jones says she prefers the word “readers” rather than “fans” and adds, “Beyoncé has fans.”

 

Savannah Book Fest: Elise Hooper’s debut novel explores complicated relationship of Alcott sisters

08 Feb 2018

Many of us are familiar with the classic tale of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women.” It follows the story of the fictional March sisters, and while many see sister Jo as the fierce fan-favorite, the younger Amy March is often seen as the least favorite bratty sister.

 

Savannah Book Fest: Story of ‘raffled baby’ inspires new novel by award-winner Jamie Ford

08 Feb 2018

The last time author Jamie Ford came to the Savannah Book Festival, he had just released his debut novel, “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.”

 

Savannah Book Fest: J.A. Jance returns with popular J.P. Beaumont series, ‘Proof of Life’

07 Feb 2018

With women’s rights at the forefront of many conversations these past few weeks, it may be eye-opening for younger women to hear stories from the early movements. And, as a self-proclaimed early adopter of feminism, New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance brings a wealth of advice and stories to writers of any age.

 

Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire honors region’s bravest at Valor Awards

23 Jan 2018

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire is known for its incredible financial support to families of fallen or critically injured first responders. 

 

Savannah Women’s March Anniversary event aims to get women to the polls, on ballots

16 Jan 2018

Last year’s Savannah Women’s March signaled a new platform to address women’s issues. The year, the movement's goals include getting more women to the polls and on ballots for midterms.

 

Unity 5K on MLK and Music Festival brings Savannah community together for healthy minds, bodies

10 Jan 2018

It’s a new year and Mahogany Bowers says she wants everyone to kick off 2018 with a “healthy body and healthy mind.” 

 

‘Dirty Dancing’ cha-chas into Savannah

02 Jan 2018

Savannah audiences will have the chance to relive the classic movie "Dirty Dancing" with a live experience made just for the fans.

 
 

State Ballet Theatre of Russia returns to Savannah with ‘Sleeping Beauty’

02 Jan 2018

Last year, they brought us “Swan Lake.” Now the State Ballet Theatre of Russia returns with Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Savannah Civic Center’s Johnny Mercer Theatre.

 

Moscow Ballet brings larger-than-life ‘Nutcracker’ to Savannah

26 Dec 2017

While the “Nutcracker” ballet has been around for generations, ballet companies pride themselves on their own interpretations of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic — and the Moscow Ballet is no different.

 

Savannah Philharmonic’s Holiday Pops kicks off Christmas season

05 Dec 2017

Savannah Philharmonic Chorusmaster Monica Dekle says this year marks her fourth Holiday Pops concert and of all the shows the chorus does with the orchestra, this is the most fun.

 

Taste of Savannah ‘an amusement park’ of cuisine, spirits, craft brews, history

07 Nov 2017

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival’s Taste of Savannah gives you exactly what it’s supposed to — a taste of all Savannah (and beyond) has to offer.

 

Savannah Food & Wine Festival showcases Hostess City’s growing pool of culinary talent

31 Oct 2017

Brian Cripps took over at Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar as the executive chef about three months ago. It’s been non-stop work since he walked into the kitchen — leaving very little time for him to sample local restaurants or meet local chefs.

 

Savannah Sisterhood Symposium offers platform for women entrepreneurs

26 Oct 2017

Mahogany Bowers started her successful after-school food program Blessings in a Book Bag because she saw a need in the community for children on the free school lunch program. And now she says she’s trying to fill another need in the community and using her nonprofit to host the first-ever Savannah Sisterhood Symposium.

 

Savannah Pride returns with Halloween theme, free Ellis Square concert

24 Oct 2017

With a masquerade party, drag queen-led trolley tours, a free family party and concert in Ellis Square and more, this year’s Savannah Pride Festival is bringing the fun downtown with something for everybody.

 

Savannah musicians bring Elvis to church with ‘How Great Thou Art’

18 Oct 2017

Musician Trae Gurley says he thinks his upcoming “How Great Thou Art” concert will attract Elvis Presley fans, but he also sees the event as a big draw for “church-going people who just want to hear really great gospel music.”

 

Two Hundred Club’s Red, White & Blue BBQ helps families of fallen first responders

16 Oct 2017

Over the years, the Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire has given $1.8 million to help local families of fallen and critically injured law enforcement officers, EMS and firefighters. 

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