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Seven Savannah Museums Unite to "Lift Ev'ry Voice"

Seven Savannah museums have joined forces for one event this Sunday, August 20. “Lift Every Voice” will highlight the lives and contributions of African Americans in the community.

by J. Cindy Hill | August 17, 2017

Headlines This Week: Arena and Canal District and School Alternatives for At-Risk Youth

It's the end of the week, so I sat down with Savannah Morning News Executive Editor Susan Catron to talk about some of the week's top stories.

by J. Cindy Hill | July 14, 2017

Savannah Artist Remembers Orlando Pulse Victims in "49 Portraits"

June 12th marks the one year anniversary of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting. The faces of the 49 victims who lost their lives that day inspired Mia Merlin, an artist and professor at Armstrong State University, to...

by | June 9, 2017

Hidden History: When Tragedy Inspires A Living Legacy - The Crash at Orly Field

Stan Deaton of Georgia Historical Society Today he shares the Hidden History of an airplane crash which took the lives of more than 100 Georgians, and how their memory inspired the creation of an Atlanta cultural icon.

by J. Cindy Hill | June 7, 2017

Two Generations of Artists Explore Diaspora in New Telfair Exhibit

“Generation,” an exhibit that opened at Telfair Museums last week, features art on the theme of diaspora, created by Iraqi mother and daughters.

by J. Cindy Hill | June 1, 2017

Hidden History: Savannah's 'Antiques Roadshow' Appraiser Amanda Everard

Antiques Roadshow audiences know Amanda Everard as one of the show’s on-camera appraisers. When she’s not on tv, Georgia’s only Roadshow regular and her husband run Everard Auctions, based in Savannah. Go behind the...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 24, 2017

Hidden History: The Georgian Behind the Tradition of Poppies at Memorial Day

As we look ahead to the Memorial Day holiday, images of red poppies might come to mind. Pattye Meagher from GA Historical Society share the story of a teacher from North Georgia who started the tradition of poppies...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 23, 2017

SOLOS: The End The Beginning SCAD Student Exhibition Opens May 25

If you're a fan of photography and art and you're looking for something to do this week, visit Atlanta's Mason Fine Art Gallery for the opening of "Solos: The End. The Beginning."

by | May 22, 2017

"Fast-Forward:Dystopia" Creators Hope Interactive Exhibit Sparks Community Conversation

This weekend a new interactive exhibit titled “Fast Forward: Dystopia” opens at the Indigo Sky Gallery. Artist and activist Leah Blair, and exhibit co-coordinator, Lisa Junkin Lopez, tell us more.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 19, 2017

Hidden History: A Georgia Native Who Played a Leading Role in the Cold War and On America's Highways

With Russian-American relations so much in the news recently, Stan Deaton of Georgia Historical Society introduces us to a Georgia native who engineered a key operation during the Cold War era and left a legacy in...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 17, 2017

Sun Safety for Your Skin: A Dermatologist's Advice During Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr Corinne Howington of Lowcountry Dermatology says awareness starts with understanding the types of skin cancer.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 17, 2017

Improved Photographs & the art of William Wegman at Telfair Museums

Jepson Center for the Arts is putting a new spin on the dog days of summer, in an exhibit of work by American artist William Wegman that opened last night and continues this summer. Rachel Reese shares more.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 12, 2017