This week on GPB Savannah, we’re hearing some of the sounds of East Broad Street downtown. We’ve been working with an anthropology class at the Savannah College of Art and Design to collect stories from the area.
Imagine a living space with chiming walls, colored lighting to mirror mood, and fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs growing right outside of the window. Now, imagine it all in a 135- square- foot parking space. That’s a reality for some students at the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Effingham County near Savannah could be getting a new film studio. Medient Studios has received approval from local officials to begin building a new $90 million movie production facility next to I-16. Film and Television professor Michael Chaney of the Savannah College of Art and Design says the area already has many ties with the film industry.
The Savannah College of Art and Design is showing off its latest renovation project, its largest to date. The college, known for rehabilitating about 80 buildings in Savannah, has unveiled the newly expanded SCAD Museum of Art. A remarkable structure blending modern and historic details, it houses much of the college's impressive collection.
The Republicans still have memories of electing one of their own in Georgia's 12th District. They know the Democrat who represents the district had a close call in the last mid-term election. But can even this historic election atmosphere topple a three-term incumbent?