5 Questions with Francie Lowman

5 Questions with Francie Lowman

'This was also something I’d been itching to do for a while. It was a crawl to the edge of the diving board to jump off and finally just leap and do it'

Visual Arts

 

deFINE ART: A conversation with Marilyn Minter

It’s not everyday that we get such a high caliber artist to Savannah, so definitely take the opportunity to see Minter’s work, or to hear from the artist herself

Art Beat of Savannah

Obsidian Dance Repertory’s year of return

Director Toni Renee Johnson talks about upcoming performance
It’s a concert that will symbolize, through dance, the first enslaved person arriving in Jamestown, Virginia, 400 years ago

Dance

Match made in burlesque heaven

Tied and Tasseled and Beers and Babes collaborate for a double header weekend
Part of the excitement of the Burlesque Bar Crawl is that participants will be able to learn more about the performers who were just on stage the night before

Culture

Keeping up with Dana Richardson

Painter tapped to create plein air-inspired mural at the Jepson Center
When I interviewed Dana Richardson back in January, she mentioned an upcoming mural at the Jepson Center in conjunction with their latest exhibition, “Launching Savannah’s Art Scene: Founders of the Savannah Art Club.”

Visual Arts

Savannah Book Festival: Kent Garrett and Jeanne Ellsworth

Duo brings ‘The Last Negroes at Harvard’ to Savannah
The book tells the story of Garrett and his history-making classmates, and Ellsworth lent her background in the history of U.S. education to assist in the story

Books

5 Questions with Xavier Robles de Medina

'I still haven’t resolved this in my mind, how to feel about this chapter in my own history'

Visual Arts

Body love

‘Another Body for Myself’ on view at the Hen House at the Stables
'I enjoy the irony of it being self-portraiture on Valentine’s Day'

Art Beat of Savannah

Savannah Book Festival: Infiltrating Auschwitz

‘The Volunteer’ tells the story of a Polish hero who fought the Nazis from within the death camp itself
With the Iron Curtain of the Soviet Union firmly closed, Witold Pilecki’s story went untold for decades

Books

5 Questions with H. Gene Thompson

'I think a lot about boundaries and accountability and how that’s a constant conversation'

Visual Arts

Amy Pleasant’s ‘Echo’

Season opener for Laney Contemporary is a big get for the art scene
SUSAN LANEY is doing great things for Savannah’s art scene with Laney Contemporary Fine Art, and continuing that trend of enrichment is their season opener show, "Echo" by Amy Pleasant. This is the first time showing in Savannah for the Birmingham-based artist, which makes it an exciting chance for local art lovers to experience her work up close.

Art Beat of Savannah

Dirty Dolls take burlesque to rock and roll heights

Burlesque troupe comes to El-Rocko Lounge
Specifically, the music choices range from hard rock to more modern pop/rock oriented songs. Contrary says she even came out to a Pantera song during a Valentine’s Day show

Culture

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