The (Civil) Society Column

Bernie brings the fire, but are we ready to fuel the revolution?

Who knew a 70-something Jewish grandpa could pack a house in southeast Georgia on three days’ notice?


Black Friday Record Store Day 2015: Our Picks!

Hit Graveface Records and Curiosities to scoop up the goods; the shop will be open at 9 a.m., so get there early for first pick!


Spinney Brothers @Randy's Pickin' Parlor

The duo grew up in a household of musicians with a penchant for country and bluegrass music.

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The truth about AIDS

The truth about AIDS

HIV+ activist Rae Lewis-Thornton talks stigma, safe sex and Charlie Sheen

  • Editor's Note: The #PeachBreach and you

    Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office has revealed confidential personal data, including Social Security numbers, of every single voter in the state.

  • Bernie brings the fire, but are we ready to fuel the revolution?

    Who knew a 70-something Jewish grandpa could pack a house in southeast Georgia on three days’ notice?

  • Happy Runoff! How We Got Here

    After seemingly endless candidate forums and social media controversies, the enormous field of 28 candidates has winnowed to six

  • Robyn Reeder, Broughton Street, and a fierce spark

    It felt like she took the Savannah she made with her.

  • Race, Rosenwald and Shaundra’s Screed

    As a social justice groupie who winces every time Pharrell drops the N-word in that kickin’ new Missy Elliot song, I would so rather skate over the divisive questions and just get to the solutions. But I still have to wonder why anyone—black, white, purple, green—would continue to support a status quo that has failed them over and over again.


Pussycats, Puppets and Beautiful Machines

Pussycats, Puppets and Beautiful Machines

Enter the wild world of Quintron & Miss Pussycat


Should we tip artists?

Should we tip artists?

Regardless of the clearly mixed attitudes surrounding the topic, it’s a little strange that there seems to be a stigma attached to tipping fine artists. We tip live musicians all the time and the experience of enjoying their work can be just as ephemeral.


Grits, gravy and gratitude

Grits, gravy and gratitude

Narobia’s on Habersham returns with food for heart and soul


  • Joss Whedon Weekend for a good cause

    Cult films by acclaimed director screen at Trustees to raise funds for Keith Kozel

  • Review: Room

    Room should not be missed, and for all the unease it stirs, it’s ultimately a powerful tale of that indestructible love that can exist between mother and child.

  • Review: The Peanuts Movie

    The crispness of these visuals is matched by the smartness of the script, which includes all the relevant touchstones (the baseball mound, the Red Baron, the adults’ unintelligible gibberish, “It was a dark and stormy night”) while adding some delightful shout-outs to the franchise’s storied history.

  • Review: Spectre

    A perfectly engaging 120 or so minutes is then run into the ground for a wince-inducing final half-hour of unfortunate developments.

  • Savannah Film Festival Review: Dixieland

    Less like the Old South and more like the Dirty South, where the drug trade dominates the economy of these dead-end towns full of trailers and sick people who can’t pay their medical bills, where aimless white boys like protagonist Kermit (Chris Zylka) dip snuff while listening not to country music but to hip hop.

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