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

Imran Amed, The Business of Fashion.

There are plenty of events to keep you busy in Coastal Georgia this week.

Monday, April 10: Emergent Savannah will host "Bank in the Day to Current Day: Savannah Activism Across Time,” a forum to discuss those who have fought for civil rights in the past and others who are working on issues of social justice today. Storyteller Patt Gunn will host and moderate a panel that includes Rev. Gilbert Hall, Akeem McMichael, John Paul Park, Cody Shelley and Grover Thornton. The event begins at 7 p.m. at The Sentient Bean. Admission is free and open to the public. Event details are at

Monday, April 10: Georgia Southern Symphony will perform a concert featuring the Magnolia Quartet at GSU’s Performing Arts Center. The program includes Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Dvořák ‘s New World Symphony. The Savannah-Armstrong Youth Orchestra will also perform in part of the concert which begins at 7:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

Continuing this week: Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)’s annual SCADstyle, a festival of events that explore ideas in design, fashion and décor, continues this week. Tuesday, April 11, at 2:30 p.m. at the SCAD Museum of Art Theatre, L’Oréal Luxe’s Carol Hamilton discusses the beauty industry with Jessica Matlin. Then, that evening at 6 p.m., The Business of Fashion’s Imran Amed addresses The State of Fashion at Arnold Hall Theatre. On Wednesday, April 12, at 6 p.m. designer Billy Read will speak about the importance of craftsmanship, at SCAD Museum of Art. And the following evening, April 13, at 6 p.m. Norma Kamail will discuss how the fashion industry has evolved, also at SCAD Museum of Art. Click here for more information