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Savannah Children's Choir Collaborates for Big "Best of Duke Ellington" Production

Savannah Children’s Choir is mounting its biggest production to date in The Best of Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert, on Sunday, April 30. Roger Moss tells us more about the collaborators, guest artists and conductor.

by J. Cindy Hill | April 17, 2017

Fort Pulaski Celebrates National Park Week with Free Admission & Events

National Parks Week kicks off this weekend. Joel Cadoff of Fort Pulaski National Monument tells us more about the Fort and their activities during National Parks Week.

by J. Cindy Hill | April 12, 2017

Earth Day Savannah Event Highlights Historic Tree

Savannah will celebrate Earth Day this Saturday, April 15, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Forsyth Park. Karen Jenkins, executive director of Savannah Tree Foundation, says they will highlight a piece of Savannah history...

by J. Cindy Hill | April 11, 2017

Early Week Events: Emergent Savannah on Activism, Georgia Southern Symphony and SCADStyle

There are plenty of events to keep you busy this week including Emergent Savannah's "Savannah Activism Across Time" forum, Georgia Southern Symphony in concert at SCADStyle events that continue through April 13.

by J. Cindy Hill | April 10, 2017

Orchestral Music Abounds in Savannah: Atlanta Symphony & Savannah Philharmonic

Classical music lovers have a few chances to enjoy live orchestra performances this month with the Atlanta Symphony on April 8 and Savannah Philharmonic's season finale on April 29. Conductor Peter Shannon tells us more.

by J. Cindy Hill | April 7, 2017

Arbor Day: Celebrating Trees In Coastal Georgia and Across the Country

National Arbor Day will be celebrated later this month. Karen Jenkins from Savannah Tree Foundation tells us more about the national celebration and Savannah's event.

by J. Cindy Hill | April 5, 2017

Hidden History: Winecoff Hotel Fire and What Rose From Its Ashes

It’s high tourist season in Savannah and our many hotels are bustling. Stan Deaton, senior historian for the Georgia Historical Society, says that one key safety innovation for hotels rose from the ashes of a hotel...

by J. Cindy Hill | April 4, 2017

The First Art March Parade and the Cow That Is Part of It

This Saturday, April 8, Art Rise Savannah will launch a new take on their series of community art events: the Art March Parade around the Starland District. Clinton Edminster tells us more.

by J. Cindy Hill | April 4, 2017

Putting the Dance in Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival's Rob Gibson talks about the interplay between dance, music and culture, and he highlights some of the dance events at this year's festival..

by J. Cindy Hill | March 30, 2017

Fired Up for Savannah Grey Bricks: Savannah Tech's Experiment in Creating Bricks the Historic Way

The historic preservation program at Savannah Technical College teaches both academic and the hands-on techniques to create and restore historic structures. Hear how Benjamin Curran and students are creating Savannah...

by J. Cindy Hill | March 29, 2017

The Science of Catching A Wave

Now that warmer weather seems to be setting in the road to Tybee Beach will be getting more and more traffic with people headed out to play in the waves. "Unkle Jimmy" Manning shares the science behind a great wave.

by J. Cindy Hill | March 28, 2017

Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious & Spooky: Savannah Children's Theatre Takes On "The Addams Family"

Savannah Children’s Theatre is bringing the creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky Broadway musical, The Addams Family, to the stage in a production that opens this Friday, March 31. Director Kelie Miley and actor Noah...

by J. Cindy Hill | March 27, 2017