Thu., October 8, 2009 10:12am (EDT)

Slaves Songs Bring Arts Festival to Life
By Rickey Bevington
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Updated: 5 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
The Gullah-Geechee slave cultures will be in focus at this weekend's Golden Isles Fine Arts & Crafts Festival.  (photo courtesy Neil Smith)
The Gullah-Geechee slave cultures will be in focus at this weekend's Golden Isles Fine Arts & Crafts Festival. (photo courtesy Neil Smith)
Slave shout songs from Georgia’s coast are just one attraction of this weekend’s 40th Annual Golden Isles Fine Art & Crafts Festival.

The event includes two days of food and art, as well as a celebration of Gullah-Geechee culture's music and dance.

Festival organizer Susan Durkes of the Glynn Art Association give Rickey Bevington a preview.