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Behind the Music: Rachael Shaner

Savannah native Rachael Shaner has made a career for herself playing the upright bass, an instrument she aspired to play long before she was physically tall enough to do so.

February 2, 2017

Big Book Events for February: Brunswick's Big Read & Savannah Book Festival

In two coastal Georgia cities the month of February brings big book events. In Brunswick they’re celebrating the 10th year of The Big Read. And the 10th annual Savannah Book Festival brings best-selling and emerging...

February 1, 2017

Gray's Reef Ocean Film Festival Brings 3-D Underwater Worlds to Savannah Screens

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary will host its 14th annual film festival in venues throughout Savannah, Feb. 3 - 5, 2017.

January 31, 2017

Hidden History: Georgia Adventurer Bests Benjamin Franklin to Bring First Soybeans to America

Benjamin Franklin is widely credited with bringing the first soybeans to America. But Sophia Sineath, Education Coordinator for the Georgia Historical Society, says an adventure-seeking Georgia...

January 30, 2017

Savannah Philharmonic & Savannah Music Festival Explore the Intersection of Music and Theatre in Two Performances

Two upcoming performances spotlight the intersection of classical music and theatre. Tomorrow night the Savannah Philharmonic will perform a program of music by Rogers and Hammerstein, known for...

January 27, 2017

Mary Telfair and the First Art Museum in the South

If you drive around Savannah you’ll see the Telfair name on buildings, street signs, a hospital, a square - and Telfair Museums. This Saturday would have been the birthday of Mary Telfair. Courtney...

January 25, 2017

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Oyster Roast Serves Up Coastal Food & River Conservation

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper will host an Oyster Roast at Fish Tales in the Fort McAllister Marina this Thursday night, Jan. 26. The fundraising event will support their work on the 294-mile river that...

January 24, 2017

Community Conversations: Nick Cave's Sound Suits Coming to Telfair Museums

Next week Telfair Museums will open the largest exhibit in the southeast of works by artist Nick Cave. The Chicago-born artist is known for combining visual and performing arts in his work. Rachel...

January 19, 2017

Hidden History: Sequoyah and His Invention of the Cherokee Syllabary

This year the Georgia History Festival is highlighting important Georgia innovators. Sophia Sineath, education coordinator for Georgia Historical Society, says one innovators’ creation of a...

January 18, 2017

Community Conversations: Skidaway Scientist On a Mission to Measure Ocean Microplastics

At University of Georgia’s Skidaway Institute of Oceanography on Skidaway Island, scientists are studying many aspects of ocean life including microplastics, which are bits of plastic smaller than...

January 17, 2017

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