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Wednesday Nuclear Ship Savannah: Historical Marker Dedication & Celebration

What: Recognizing the world’s first nuclear-powered passenger and cargo ship, built in 1961. The NS Savannah first visited its namesake city on Aug 22, 1962, exactly 50 years before this marker dedication. Speaker and reception (Sponsored by The Propeller Club.) Dedication sponsored by The Georgia Historical Society, the Savannah Ocean Exchange and Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. When: Wed. Aug. 22, 5 p.m. Where: Savannah International Trade and Convention Center., 1 International Drive, Hutchinson Island Cost: Free and open to the public Info: http://www.georgiahistory.com/

Sand Gnats Baseball vs. Asheville Tourists What: Final game of a home stand

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against Asheville’s minor league baseball team. When: Wed. Aug. 22, 7:05 p.m. Where: Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Drive, Daffin Park Cost: $7 Gen. Adm. Discounts available. Info: sandgnats.com/

Film: Ninja Terminator (1985, Hong Kong)

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ismatic new father figure turns out to be Australia’s most prolific serial killer, the teen must choose between loyalty to his bullying mentor and his sense of morality. When: Wed. Aug. 22 8 p.m. Where: Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Cost: $6

Theater: Avenue Q continues

What: The Tony-award winning musical continues on the Bay Street Theatre stage. All shows begin at 7:30 pm. When: Fri. Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m., Sat. Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m., Sun. Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m. Where: Bay Street Theatre (at Club One), 1 Jefferson Street. Cost: $20 Gen. Adm. $25 Table Seating. Info: baystreettheatre.org/

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Thursday Poverty Simulation Experience

What: Walk a mile in the shoes of those facing poverty, in this afternoon exercise designed to demonstrate the realities of life in Savannah for the 34,200 local people living at or below the poverty level, most of whom work for minimum wages or lower. When: Thu. Aug. 23, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Where: Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Cost: Free and open to the public. Registration requested Info: 912-232-6747. stepupsavannah.org/

Bethesda Academy Organic Farm & Gardens Stand

What: Now open Tuesdays and Thursdays. Products are grown and stand is managed by Bethesda students and staff. Fresh produce, organic garden

seedlings and farm-fresh eggs. Open Thursdays. When: Thu. Aug. 23, 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Where: Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Avenue Info: 912-351-2061. www.bethesdaacademy.org/

Film: Dinner With President Polk (USA, 2012)

What: Performed by the Owens Thomas House interpreters and produced by Cosmos Mariner Productions, this film tells the story of President James K. Polk’s 1849 visit to Savannah and his dinner with the Owens family, revealing the preparations of both the family and their enslaved staff. When: Thu. Aug. 23, 6 p.m. Where: Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., Cost: Museum Admission ($12). Free to Telfair members. Info: telfair.org/


What: Final 2012 season home

stand for Savannah’s minor league baseball team. Tonight is Thirsty Thursday, so bring your thirst. When: Thu. Aug. 23, 7:05 p.m. Where: Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 East Victory Drive, Daffin Park Cost: $7. Gen, Discounts available. Info: sandgnats.com/

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Friday Kids Club Night at Sand Gnats

What: Watch the Savannah Sand Gnats minor league baseball team take on the Rome Braves in this season’s last Friday night game. Bring school supplies to donate for kids going back to school on Monday. When: Fri. Aug. 24, 7:05 p.m. Where: Historiic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Drive, Daffin Park Cost: $7 Gen., Discounts available. Info: sandgnats.com/

Friday Night Stand Up on Tybee

What: Tybee’s series of Friday night professional touring stand up comics continues with Jim Holder (www.

jimholdercomedian.com) and Quazi Rockstar (www.quazirockstar.com). When: Fri. Aug. 24, 10 p.m. Where: Dolphin Reef Bar inside Ocean Plaza Resort, Oceanfront at 15th Street, Tybee Island Cost: call for pricing Info: 912-786-7777 . www.dolphinreef.com/

starts at 7:30pm. Show at 8pm. When: Sat. Aug. 25 Where: Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd., Cost: $3 for Spitters and $5 for Sitters. Info: 912-604-8963. musesavannah. org/

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Forsyth Farmers’ Market

What: Fruits, veggies, baked goods and more from local and regional growers/producers, every Saturday under the shade of Forsyth Park’s oak tree alle’. What summer is meant to be! When: Sat. Aug. 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: South End of Forsyth Park, Bull Street & Park Avenue, Cost: Free to hang out and visit. Info: forsythfarmersmarket.org/

Band at 7 p.m., prizes and raffles. TEA Shirts (Taxed Enough Already?) available from Savannah Tea Party. When: Sat. Aug. 25, 6-11 p.m. Where: Blueberry Hill Inn, 1550C Dean Forest Road Cost: Free admission, food & drink available for purchase. Info: www.savannahteaparty.com

What: When a poor schizophrenic’s

charismatic new father figure turns out to be Australia’s most prolific serial killer, the teen must choose between loyalty to his bullying mentor and his sense of morality. When: Midnight Fri. Aug. 24 Where: Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd. Cost: $10

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What: Spitfire Poetry Group’s monthly open mic--a mixture of music, poetry, visual art, and many other artistic forms of expression. Four minutes per performer. Sign up

Founders Day Celebration at Fort Pulaski

What: Weapons demonstrations, excerpts from Ken Burns’ documentary “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” special guided tours commemorating the 96th anniversary of Congress establishing the National Park Service on August 25, 1916. And, cake to make it a real party! When: Sat. Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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What: Build a Jump Rope, Obstacle Course, Let’s Move! dance instruction, cooking demonstrations, snack food ideas, free Sand Gnats tickets to the first 250 youth participants, information booths for kids and their parents.. Hosted by the Junior League of Savannah. When: Sat. Aug. 25, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Where: Daffin Park’s Optimist Stadium, Victory Drive near Bee Road., Cost: Free Info: 912-790-1002.

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Square Fest

What: It’s hip to be square when

Savannah’s music scene shows up in our favorite park. Dope Sandwich, Listen 2 Three, KidSyc@Brandywine, Word of Mouth and more. When: Sat. Aug. 25, 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Where: Forsyth Park, Drayton & Gwinnett Streets Cost: Free and open to the public Info: savannahsquarefest.com/

Lifetime Achievement Award to Stanley Booth, and Caroline Aiken Concert

What: Waycross native Stanley Booth

is a renowned music writer. His award will be followed at 6pm by Caroline Aiken, folk/blues/rocker. Part of Darien New Harmonies celebration. When: Sat. Aug. 25, 5:30 p.m. Where: Darien Waterfront Park, Darien, Ga. Cost: Free and open to the public

Baseball and Fireworks at the Sand Gnats!

What: Savannah’s minor league baseball team plays the Rome Braves in their final Saturday night game of the 2012 season. Watch the game, watch the fireworks. When: Sat. Aug. 25, 6:05 p.m. Where: Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Drive, Daffin Park Cost: $7 Gen., Discounts Available. Info: sandgnats.com/

Dinner Theatre: “Murder Ahoy!”

What: A pirate-themed whodunit set in Olde Savannah. Performed throughout the entire room where you are dining. Solve the mystery and win a prize, or just watch. As interactive as you want it to be. Presented by Savannah Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. When: Sat. Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Where: Double Tree by Hilton, 411 W. Bay St. Cost: $44.95 adults, $32.95 children Info: 912-247-4644 . www.savannahcommunitytheater.com/

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Sunday Sand Gnats Baseball--Last Game of the Season

What: Spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon with Savannah’s minor league baseball team as they play the Rome Braves in their last game of the season. When: Sun. Aug. 26, 2:05 p.m. Where: Historic Grayson Stadium, 1401 E. Victory Drive, Daffin Park Cost: $7 Gen., discounts available. Info: sandgnats.com/

Vinyl Appreciation #29

What: Spin your own or sit and listen to music recorded on vinyl. How-toDJ demo from 5 to 6 p.m. Records

for sale from Graveface Records. Complimentary treats and PERC coffee from Foxy Loxy. When: Sun. Aug. 26, 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Where: Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd., Cost: $3 donation at the door Info: vinyl912.tumblr.com/

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Monday Gallery Talk: Quilts from the Telfair’s Collection

What: Tania Sammons, Curator of the Owens Thomas House and Telfair Museums’ Decorative Arts, discusses the current quilt exhibition on display in the Jepson Center. When: Mon. Aug. 27, 1 p.m. Where: Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., Cost: Museum Admission, Free to Telfair members. Info: telfair.org/

Odd Lot Improv Comedy Troupe

What: Yet another Monday night of impromptu theatre. Watch or participate. When: Mon. Aug. 27, 8 p.m. Where: Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd., Cost: $5 or what you can pay. Info: musesavannah.org/

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Wednesday Kick-Off for Armstrong’s Common Read

What: Panel discussion on The Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan. Issues around sustainable food and efforts to expand its availablity. Panelists:David Lake, Armstrong professor of rehabilitation sciences; Arianne McGinnis with Revival Foods; Wendy Armstrong, Thrive Restaurant; and Kristan & Sean Fretwell, with Hunter Cattle. When: Wed. Aug. 29, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Where: Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium on AASU Campus, 11935 Abercorn Street, Cost: Free and open to the public Info: 912-344-3328.

Film: Simon, King of the Witches (1971, USA) What: Wild hybrid of late ‘60s hippie

counterculture mixed with Devil worship, social commentary and even a bit of gay subject matter (quite taboo in American films of the time period). Simon, a homeless man who lives in the San Francisco sewer system and claims to possess magic powers, invokes the help of evil forces. When: Wed. Aug. 29, 8 p.m. Where: Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Cost: $6 cs


‘Extravagance and utter disregard’ by Jim Morekis | jim@connectsavannah.com

A hundred and fifty bucks isn’t a lot of money. It’s not as much as, say, $160, which is the amount of unauthorized petty cash expenses that eventually ended up getting two Savannah Film Office employees fired and Film Office Director Jay Self suspended for a week by City Manager Rochelle Small–Toney. But $150 will apparently rent you a shuttle ride for 15 people in downtown Atlanta, from the Hyatt Regency to Ray’s In The City to get a bite to eat. I don’t know how many of you are familiar with that particular stretch of Peachtree Street. I stayed at the Hyatt just a few weeks ago, which makes this story even more laughable to me than it seems on paper. Here’s the punchline: The distance from the Hyatt to Ray’s? 351 feet. Drivetime from 265 Peachtree to 240 Peachtree? 21 seconds, according to Google Maps. Of course, as many of you know by now, one of the passengers on that half–block shuttle ride — if indeed the shuttle ever ran at all — was none other than Small–Toney herself, in Atlanta for the annual Mayor’s Day Conference. To give full credit where it’s due, this was just one tidbit in an excellent piece over the weekend by Leslie Conn published by our competition, the Savannah Morning News. Conn’s devastating piece chronicled a City Manager’s office which doesn’t practice what it preaches, an office which insists on laser–like precision on the part of everyone else’s accounting, but is itself content to handwrite its own homemade receipts and backdate them after the fact for reimbursement (the case with the notorious halfblock shuttle ride). Online, the piece unfortunately bears the numbingly nondescript headline “Savannah City Manager Rochelle Small–Toney’s travel reports violate city policy,” which is sort of like saying “Theater shooting inconveniences moviegoers.” But that didn’t keep it from going viral.

(Note to Leslie, just between us: It’s fiscal year budget time. If I were you I’d carry a copy of that story with you all day and start waving it around whenever dudes with suits walk by. Maybe they’ll take some money from the editor who wrote that headline and throw it your way instead.) Some other highlights (boldface mine): • “Small–Toney routinely submitted travel reports two, three and five months after a trip, and final receipts for several hotel bills and a rental car agreement were not submitted. Instead, email printouts of booking confirmations were submitted along with a line item from her online checking account statement.” • While at the National Forum for Black Public Administrators last April 20–26 in Virginia Beach, Va., “Documents provided show the city manager billed the city $254 for an extra night’s stay so she could stay to play” in a golf tournament. She also “rented an SUV, costing the city more than $660, plus $50 in gas and $100 in parking.” • Small–Toney receives cash advances from the City before travel (!). For the Virginia trip she got a cash advance of $2,125 and billed the city another $547. “She also notified council she had reimbursed the city the $100 entry fee to play in the tournament, though no record of the check was found.” • “An employee can take per diem or submit receipts, not both,” as has been Small–Toney’s usual practice. But in a way, perhaps the following item is the most damning in the long term: • “The cost for the city manager’s travel from Nov. 2010–April 2012 was $19,205.” Wow. Stop and think about that. You should, since you’re the one that paid for it.

Folks, I’m lucky enough to have done a lot of traveling in my life. If I were to spend 19 grand on travel over a year and half, some of the words you’d be hearing would be Paris, London, Florence, Barcelona, Greek islands. Vodka shots with Vladimir Putin to try and talk him into letting Pussy Riot out of jail. And I might still have money left over. “Extravagance and utter disregard” is how a Facebook friend of mine described Small– Toney’s behavior and personal use of taxpayer funds. I’ve heard no other phrase that better sums it up. Small–Toney is surely not the first employee, public or private, to broker deals over 18 holes. And surely not the first to game the system to squeeze more reimbursement money from taxpayers. But she’s established a pattern: Heavy– handed use of power with regards to other City employees, lax observance of her own rules when it stands to benefit her directly. And running through it all is the real core issue: She is allowed to do this by her bosses, Savannah City Council. Even encouraged by our local system in which the City’s auditing department reports directly to... Small-Toney herself! When confronted with her city manager’s cavalier use of taxpayer funds, Mayor Edna Jackson told Conn she “hoped the city’s system had enough flexibility and trust of its employees to allow rare exceptions.” I agree 100 percent, Madame Mayor. I suspect the Savannah Film Office might also agree. As would the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority, which Small– Toney also gutted after its own accounting scandal. Another Facebook friend asked if perhaps some of these City employees who’d been terminated for misuse of funds might now have cause to sue for wrongful termination, since there’s demonstrably one set of rules for one office of City government and another set for the rest of them. The irony there being that if the City loses, the taxpayers would pay for that, too... cs

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Adventures in Museumland Entertaining children is not my strong suit. Where I come from, children entertained themselves or they were sent outside with the coyotes. If you were very good, you got to play Atari for 30 minutes after dinner. The rest of the time you either read a book or fed bugs to the cat and that was that. Yet somehow I ended up with five young people in my care last Wednesday morning, all of them looking expectantly at me as if I was supposed to do something fascinating, such as pull gold coins out of my ears or morph into a unicorn. It was a daunting audience: Three eight year–old girls who can shatter glass with the combined power of their shrieking and two moping Facebook–obsessed preteen boys whose only source of solace is the knowledge that they will one day be old enough to drive themselves to the mall. As a pack, they can ravage a person of her hearing and any coolness that person might have thought she had. I almost panicked, since the last two weeks before school starts is when they’re at their most feral. Then I remembered: The Savannah Children’s Museum opened the doors to one of its exhibits this summer. I was saved! “A museum? Ugggggh. I don’t want stand around and LOOK at things,” mewled Liberty. “Yeah, we wanna TOUCH stuff,”

demanded Charlotte. “And not have people telling us to be quiet,” said Ella pointedly. “Like you do when we’re playing Rock Band.” I winced. “Well. What if I told you this was a place where not only could you touch everything, you can be as loud as you want?” The girls squealed, causing the windows to tremble in their frames. Abraham and Luke rolled their eyes so hard they fell backwards. “Is there wi–fi?” “No, but there may be a trip to Hot Topic in your future if you cooperate.” With everyone on board, we headed downtown to Tricentennial Park, where the Coastal Heritage Society oversees a veritable compound of historical delights, including the epic Georgia State Railroad Museum (trainheads can still call it the Roundhouse if you like) and the Savannah History Museum. (CHS also has Old Fort Jackson under its umbrella and recently acquired the Pin Point Heritage Center, open to visitors starting Sept. 1.) Upon arrival, the children stood gap–mouthed, looking up at the ancient towering smokestack used by the Central of Georgia Railroad. Even the boys dropped their jaded tweenish veneer for a minute to ogle the steam engines. As we traipsed to the west end of

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the property to the site of the museum’s Exploration Station, there was a moment of solemnity as we read on the markers that the Revolutionary War was fought right under our feet. “That’s kind of the crazy twist that sets this apart from other children’s museums,” said CHS Marketing Director Patricia “Kiki” Guerrero– Knight. “You actually get play in ruins. You get to touch history.” This sounded fantastic to the girls, who ran past the gates and immediately began sticking their hands in the nearest exhibit, a rushing watertray that turns making a mess into an archaeology dig. Then everyone scampered over to a rack of giant blue building blocks that the girls used to build up giant towers WRIGHTSQUAREANTIQUEMALL.C0M

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Music, costumes, creativity, science and engineering equal good times.

needs parents are particularly appreciative of this element, though any parent would approve of a spot that marries nature and play. “I bring my son here once or twice a week,” writer Christopher Berinato tells me as his toddler, Max, stacks giant blocks. “He has fun every time, and I also like being here. That’s pretty important.” The outdoor Exploration Station is only the first phase of what the Children’s Museum will become: When

it’s finished, the $17 million project will certainly be a big bright feather in Savannah’s tourism cap, offering 40,000 square feet of hands–on “edutainment” for the juice box–and– Goldfish set, including an indoor ship to climb aboard. Though 70 percent of the project is financed, there’s a bit more fundraising to do. “Once we get that last five million secured, we’ll be up and running in about 18 months,” figures Kiki, adding that the Exploration Station

portion was able to open this summer because of a $200K grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation. (So nice! Keep buying that salad dressing, folks!) After several hours, lunch beckoned and I seemed to remember a promise involving the mall, so I went to round up my posse. The girls seemed to have shrieked themselves out and were reading quietly. I found the boys at the Whimsical Wardrobe area, trying on hats. Luke swung around wearing an elephant nose and holding up a pair of drum mallets. “I give this place two drums up! Badabump!” “Nice. Time to go, guys,” I called. “What? Already?” groused Abraham, sporting a chef ’s hat and giant sunglasses. “But we just got here!” Kids. You just can’t win. cs The Exploration Station is extending its afternoon and weekend hours starting Sept. 2 so locals can play after school. More info at savannahchildrensmuseum.org.

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I Used to Know” on the mammoth xylophone. I reminded him that he once tried to eat a Native American shaker pod at Kindermusik. Situated on an acre of soft green grass, the Exploration Station drops down inside the reinforced brick arches of an old CofGA carpentry building, where international children’s museum designer Lee Skolnick has created world of wonder: A wooden maze to get lost then found. A cooling mist shower embedded into an old chimney. A cozy reading hideaway tucked under the brick arches sponsored by Live Oak Public Libraries. “No Harry Potter,” sniffed Abraham, yet then settled into the pillows to reread a few childhood favorites. The girls took a breather in the no–spaz zone of the tranquil Frogtown Garden, lush with marigolds, basil, eggplant, peppers and lavender. Giant checker boards lend a certain Alice in Wonderland vibe, and the color scheme is a blend of natural hues — as opposed to your typical kid–themed primary–colored sensory overload. Kiki relayed that special

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If you’re interested in local transportation news, which might be the case if you’re reading this, you know there’s been a lot to talk about in recent weeks. Even if we exclude the results from Georgia’s Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum, there have been plenty of other stories to follow. Of particular interest to bicyclists was news that the City of Savannah plans to deploy additional signage on Price Street. The goal is to provide guidance to confused motorists who are still trying to drive in the bike lane many months after it officially opened. While the design’s different from other bicycle lanes in the city, there is a precedent. In fact, WTOC–TV used a photo of the similarly arrayed Washington Avenue bicycle lanes to illustrate its Aug. 9 story on Price Street. I can’t imagine what some local drivers would make of cycle tracks, bicycle boulevards, half street closures, intersection bike boxes and through lanes, and other innovative facilities being installed in other parts of the country. I presume that most motorists are genuinely confused, but I can’t shake the suspicion that some are staging an Occupy the Bike Lane movement to protest the rearrangement of the street. Price Street, in its previous incarnation, had excess car carrying capacity. This allowed drivers to achieve maximum escape velocity as they rocketed out of downtown. The quality of life in

the neighborhood suffered, as did the facades and porches of adjacent buildings that were hit by wayward cars. The reconfigured street delivers improved livability and public safety, but I suspect motorists, who were accustomed to speeding on Price Street, now feel inconvenienced. The vibrancy of the National Landmark Historic District means that drivers must contend with all sorts of vehicles–from bicycles to buses to baby strollers –and most of these are traveling at slower speeds. That’s a good thing, unless you are impatient to get to the Southside. In that case, the reconfigured Price Street is now one less place you can reliably expect to go fast. A similar feeling probably colored some folks’ reaction to a new Savannah–Chatham Metropolitan Police Department initiative. On Aug. 13, the SCMPD announced it would begin a 90–day focus on traffic enforcement, during which, “every officer becomes a traffic unit...” Complaints against stepped–up traffic enforcement are predictable. First come accusations that the additional citations are simply revenue enhancement. Next comes the suggestion that enforcing traffic regulations is a misallocation of law enforcement resources that would be better directed toward combating violent crime. I’m not a doctor (at least not the kind of doctor that helps people, as my wife likes to say) but I stand by the veracity of this often cited medical

finding: Whether you are killed by a person driving a car or killed by a person wielding a gun, you will be exactly the same amount of dead. And the vast majority of us are much more likely to be hurt or killed in traffic crashes than we are to be victims of violent crime. If the duty of police officers is to protect and serve, discouraging speeding, distracted or impaired driving, and other violations that cause traffic crashes is a productive and perfectly appropriate use of their time, training and talent. As the most vulnerable of road users, cyclists and pedestrians can benefit from a focus on traffic enforcement. As WSVH–FM’s Orlando Montoya reported Aug. 9, “Georgia roads are becoming safer for drivers. But more pedestrians than ever are being struck and killed,” and our state’s pedestrian fatality rate is 25 percent higher than the national average. What’s the best strategy to address these statistics? It’s unclear whether ticketing pedestrians increases safety. The SCMPD’s infamous 2009 jaywalking crackdown produced an entirely different result: a PR nightmare for the department. On the other hand, studies from Miami and other cities suggest focusing enforcement on drivers decreases behavior that endangers pedestrians. And, as Montoya’s piece suggests, the street design is receiving increased attention as a factor pedestrian and cyclist fatalities. In this regard, Savannah is heading in the right direction with the redesign of Price Street. Now if we can all just learn how to use it correctly. cs John Bennett is vice-chairman of the Savannah Bicycle Campaign.

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Left: Remer Pendergraph next to some of the 100,000 artifacts that have been catalogued. Right: Drawing attention to W.W. Law’s good works through public murals.

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Remer Pendergraph stands in a room amongst piles and piles of boxes. Inside the boxes are the many books, albums, paintings, magazines, letters and other artifacts relating to Savannah African–American life collected by his friend W.W. Law, the beloved community activist and historian who Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called “the most important civil rights figure in the South.” When Mr. Law passed away in 2002, he entrusted the massive collection to Mr. Pendergraph, who has been overseeing the preservation of what is quite possibly the largest collection of African–American history in the Southeast (over 100,000 items) ever since.  

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“This is no ordinary work,” declares the director of the W.W. Law Foundation. “I knew he was going to will everything to me when he died, but I didn’t know I’d be in over my head.” While the material has been organized into this tower of boxes, only twenty–five percent of the items have been catalogued by professional archivists, funded by a special sales tax in 2003–2008. The aim of the foundation is to see the whole lot categorized and available for public viewing in its own research library, to be housed in the city’s soon–to–be– built cultural arts center. Ten years after Law’s death,

however, the foundation struggles not only to keep itself financially afloat, but also to remain relevant in the minds of today’s Savannahians. Though there was a time when “anybody who knew anybody who knew anything about Savannah knew about Mr. Law,” many who have moved the city in the last decade know nothing of him. Even if his name sounds familiar, the scope and significance of his work remains hidden. Enter Ben Brown, a SCAD graphic design graduate student from Tacoma, Washington. Brown came to Pendergraph earlier this year with a proposal: Bring more awareness to the W.W. Law Foundation using large banners on buildings and buses that bear an image of Law’s smiling face

and a quote: “I was the result of a composite contribution. I tried not to have a big ending, but rather, to live my life doing the best I could each day, because a good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.” These thoughtful words, inscribed on Law’s headstone, struck Brown deeply when he came across them during research for a class. Inspired by Law’s commitment to the idea of Dr. King’s all–inclusive Beloved Community, he conceived the project to help Pendergraph keep Law’s visionary work visible. “Savannah is a city that tells its history visually, and I noticed there was a real lack of visual narrative for the African–American community,”

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recalls Brown. “Mr. Law is someone I can believe in,” he continues. “I met him through his words, and I thought that’s the way the city can meet him, too.” At first, Pendergraph was surprised at such enthusiasm from a newcomer to Savannah. “He came out of the blue sky,” he laughs. “But he’s done everything he said he would do.” Together the two men—one older and black, the other young and white—have created a three–month long campaign that has unfurled banners on Savannah’s institutions dedicated to African–American history, behind every one of which Law was a rallying figure in its establishment: The King Tisdale Cottage, an homage to coastal African–American heritage; The Beach Institute, showcasing art by sculptor Ulysses Davis; and the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, chronicling the local marches and non–violent protests of which Law was an integral part. The mural campaign is mobile, too, befitting Law’s lifelong commitment to public transportation: Several CAT buses display the murals, piquing the interest of drivers and passersby all over the city. Law spent 40 years as a mail carrier, and included in this awareness effort is a special cancellation stamp created by the United States Post Office. While Law hasn’t been commemorated with his own postage stamp yet, the city’s Fahm Street Post Office location approved a way to honor its former colleague in a proper way. “This is what we use to cancel letters and show the date,” explains Amy Wing, secretary to the Postmaster General. “People can come down here and get their bills and birthday cards hand–stamped and send them on

their way, or they can keep them as a souvenir.” Wing says philatelists from all over the country are sending her self– addressed stamped envelopes to cancel with the W.W. Law stamp so they can add the commemorative graphic to their collections. The special cancellation stamp will be available at the Fahm Street station through October. Back at the headquarters of the W.W. Law Foundation, Pendergraph sifts through original documents from early meetings of the NAACP, a letter from President John F. Kennedy reinstating Law to his job at the post office after he was fired for protesting segregation, a first-issue 1960s Ebony magazine bearing a cover portrait of Lena Horne. Along the walls are more than 7000 books, old maps, paintings by African–American artists and framed photographs of anonymous relatives. Pendergraph and Brown hope the increased awareness from the public art campaign will translate into more funding and a few grant–savvy volunteers. They estimate that it will take two years to render this this mountain of materials into a collection that will fill the future W.W. Law Research and Preservation Center. “He cracked the foundation of his house with all of it,” remembers Pendergraph, who spent an entire year moving and sorting along with a team of others committed to the cause. Those who knew Law understood that how adamant he was that every shred of the African–American experience was valuable. “Everybody’s story mattered to him,” remembers his old friend. Adds Brown: “He was trying to hang on to the community in any way he could.” cs

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Blotter All cases from recent Savannah/ Chatham Police Dept. incident reports

A very bad, no good rotten day A man was arrested on battery charges after the SWAT Team removed him from an attic where he was hiding.

Jarred Evan Zeigler, 30, was apprehended after a 3 –hour operation which included SWAT, the Hostage Negotiations Team, violent crimes detectives and the Bomb Squad. He was charged with domestic violence battery and is being held on two previous warrants after being taken into custody just before midnight. Police were called to the residence about 7:15 p.m. after neighbors heard an altercation. A female was seen walking out and then being pulled back in. After the house was surrounded, the female exited and was taken to an ambulance for examination. Zeigler refused to exit and the

Bomb Squad robot was dispatched to search for him. He was found in a small attic. • A Savannah man who drove over construction cones during a traffic stop and then drove into a police car faces eight charges after struggling with officers. Michael Brian Russell, 37, of White Bluff Road was charged with reckless driving, no proof of insurance, failure to yield to a vehicle entering the roadway, failure to maintain lane, having an open container in the vehicle, driving with a suspended or revoked license, driving under the influence and obstruction. Southside Precinct officers struggled with Russell before he was pulled from his pickup truck after being sprayed with pepper spray. An officer reported having to avoid a collision when Russell performed a U–turn on White Bluff near his residence about 9:20 p.m. As the officer followed the pickup truck with emergency equipment activated, he observed the truck run over several

construction cones and a sidewalk. A second officer with emergency equipment activated stopped in front of the truck only to see it stop and then proceed towards the police car. He was unable to move the police car out of the way before the truck struck the passenger side door. Minor damage was reported. After the struggle, police discovered a glass of what appeared to be an alcoholic beverage, an empty liquor bottle and a passport that identified Russell. Records showed his driver’s license had been suspended after a previous DUI charge. • Police are investigating the shooting death of a 40–year–old Savannah man in his house this past Saturday. Milton Moffett was found dead in the house in the 1300 block of East 54th Street about 2 p.m. by officers asked to check on him by neighbors.

Anyone with information the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234–2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. • The woman critically injured after being struck by a car last week has been identified as Crystal Rax– ba, 23, of Garden City. She was transported to Memorial University Medical Center after she was injured while walking in a turn lane of Highway 17 about 11:30 p.m. Glenn Sams, 18, of Savannah, was driving a black 1997 Buick Park Avenue northbound on Highway 17 when he moved over to the right turn lane to enter Highway 204 and struck the woman in the middle of the lane. cs Give anonymous crime tips to Crimestoppers at 234-2020


So . . . after all those decades of physics and chemistry, can science transmute base substances into gold? —Bill Johnson, Fort Mill, South Carolina Decades of physics and chemistry have given us space stations and electronic intelligence, conquered disease and extended lives, and enabled us to download gigabytes of pornography at reasonable cost. And you’re still after fricking gold? Evidently you are. I suppose that’s not surprising. Gold has been the most prominent symbol and source of material wealth since the dawn of history. OK, I’ll see what I can do. Warning: I don’t promise this will be easy. The dream of medieval alchemists was transmuting base metals into gold using the elusive philosopher’s stone, but since atomic theory was unknown little progress was made. With the advent of the nuclear age, though, literally converting one element into another became possible. Initial attempts didn’t get you gold. Rather, you started in the classic case with uranium and got various forms of iodine, cesium, strontium, xenon, barium, and whatnot plus enough released energy to vaporize the neighborhood— a useful result in narrow circumstances but a bother to the kitchen scientist. Also, while strontium for one is a highvalue product, it’s not something you want to keep in a shoebox in the closet. Nonetheless, physics offered possibilities. In 1941 researchers transformed a few mercury atoms into gold by bombarding them with fast neutrons. The drawbacks: first, the gold was radioactive, and second, one gold isotope had a half-life of 78 hours, one 65 hours, and a third 48 minutes, after which they decayed into something less bankable. In 1981 researchers at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory reported they’d smashed carbon and neon atoms into bismuth atoms and created trace amounts of gold. Fast-decaying, radioactive gold. Swell.

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What we needed was a method of producing stable gold. I did what every modern researcher does when at an impasse. I consulted Wikipedia. Naturally I didn’t trust Wikipedia. However, an uncited assertion in the “Synthesis of precious metals” entry provided a lead. • First, get some mercury. We want Hg-196, a naturally occurring isotope with 80 protons and 116 neutrons in its nucleus. The 80 protons are what make it mercury. Gold has 79 protons—you see where I’m going with this. Finding sufficient Hg-196 could take doing, though, as only 0.15 percent of mercury is in this form. • Slam a slow neutron into it. The journals said the desired type of neutron had an energy level in the thermal range. This to me suggested you could just heat up a can of neutrons on the stove and drop in some mercury. However, I suspected subtleties were being overlooked. I set this matter aside. • The slow neutron is captured by the nucleus of the Hg-196. This turns it into Hg-197, with 80 protons and 117 neutrons. Hg-197 is unstable. In 64.14 hours, give or take, electron capture occurs. This means the Hg-197 grabs an electron from a low-hanging shell, combines it with a proton to make a neutron, and kicks out a neutrino. • Discard the neutrino. No need of it. • The Hg-197 has now turned into something with 79 protons and 118 neutrons. Do you know what this? It’s Au-197, the only stable isotope of gold. • Repeat five zillion times, until you have enough gold to make an ingot. Success! However, you must now separate the stable gold deriving from Hg-196 from the unwanted crud deriving from the rest of the mercury, which I remind you constitutes 99.85 percent of what’s out there and a good chunk of which I’ll bet is now radioactive. You’re thinking: Too much for me. I’m going back to traditional methods of gold extraction involving exploitation of Third World workers. Pshaw. I remind you of David Hahn, the Detroit-area Boy Scout who built a model breeder reactor in his mom’s potting shed using radioactive materials scavenged from smoke detectors and clocks. Despite obstacles, did David get discouraged? Judging from photos, I’d say he got radiation poisoning. Maybe you should reconsider how badly you want this, Bill. But at least you know it can be done. cs

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news of the weird Short-Sighted Solution Unclear on the Concept (and the Image): The Associated Press, reporting in August from Jerusalem, noted that the ultra-Orthodox community’s “modesty patrols” were selling eyeglasses with “special blur-inducing stickers” that fuzz up distant images so that offended men will not inadvertently spot immodestly dressed women. (The stickers apparently simulate nearsightedness, in that vision is clear in the near-field.) The “modesty patrols” have long tried to shame women dressed in anything other than closed-neck, longsleeved blouses and long skirts, but may be losing that fight. A columnist for the Tel Aviv daily Haaretz praised the eyeglasses for shifting the responsibility to men for their priggishness. Once again, have a look at some recent weird news that sounds a lot like old weird news (our “Recurring Themes”), plus updates on some alltime-favorite weirdos. • Periodically, News of the Weird reports on foreigners’ cuisines that most Americans find “undelectable.” A June Wall Street Journal story featured a hardy, fun-loving group of New Yorkers (the “Innard Circle”) who dine monthly at out-of-the-way ethnic restaurants in order to sample such dishes as camel’s eyeball (“way different from a goat’s eyeball,” said one member) and “crispy colorectal,” and had recently learned, from a non-English-speaking waitress,

that they had just consumed bull’s using the same hiding place to sneak diaphragm. Another member admitin heroin and 256 prescription pills ted “an element of showing off ” to the (reported in News of the Weird eight exercise, and acknowledged that not weeks ago). (Amanatides’ stash was all rookie members return for a second discovered when the baggie holding it meal. The one body part that no one became dislodged and broke open on seems to recall having tried yet: uterus. the floor.) • The way it usually happens is Mom • Stores and transportation carriers and Dad start a road trip with their are, after all these years, still unsure children, but after a rest about which “assistance stop, they fail to notice animals” they must that one of the kids is not allow without violating on board, and they may the federal Americans be well down the road With Disabilities Act. before they turn around. Under the U.S. DepartHEY BABY, HAVE However, in June, the famment of Transportation’s YOU MET MY ily member left behind latest draft guidelines KISSENGER? at a Memphis, Tenn., rest for airlines, released stop was Dad, and for 100 in February, miniature miles, no one grasped that horses and pot-bellied he was missing. The family pigs are allowed on was traveling in a van, and board under certain everyone presumed Dad conditions, but not ferwas in the back. He was rets, rodents, spiders, still at the gas station, callsnakes or other reptiles. ing his own phone (which Apparently there is a was in the back of the van). North American PotDad finally reached Mom bellied Pig Association, in the van by posting to whose vice president Facebook. pointed out to CNSNews.com that • In June, inmate Michelle Richards, swine can be trained to open and close 33, was about to begin her sentence doors and to use a litter box. at the Albany County (N.Y.) jail when • Another Fortuitous Injury: Fortuguards discovered a hypodermic neenately, 9-year-old Jacob Holdaway got dle and seven packets of heroin inside hit in the head so hard during a game her vagina. (She had been arrested for of kickball in Fairland, Ind., in July that possessing a needle and heroin in her he started vomiting and having severe bra.) Richards’ arrest came about a headaches. Because his parents took week after inmate Andrea Amanatides him to a hospital for that head smack, was caught at the very same jailhouse doctors found a golfball-sized tumor

that might not have been discovered until after it had become dangerously large. Doctors were able to remove most of it and suspect it was benign. • Several inventors have attempted over the years to transport bodily sensations over the Internet so that couples separated by distance can simulate personal affections to each other. Now comes Hooman Samani of the Singapore company Lovotics, introducing his “Kissenger” at a design conference in Newcastle, England, in June. Kissenger is a large, soft ball with human-like lips and many pressure points, connected in tandem by the Internet, so that the unique lip movements by one lover are received precisely by the other as if their mouths were actually working the kiss. (In May 2011, Kajimoto Lab in Tokyo introduced a machine with a straw-like device that, when rotated by one lover’s tongue, theoretically rotated one in the partner’s device, thus simulating a “French kiss.” ) • Attendance is still strong in tiny Shingo, Japan, where villagers are certain that Jesus Christ is buried. About 500 tourists joined the celebration on June 3 (an event first held in 1964), in honor of Jesus’ relocation there (presumably a voluntary journey from Calvary after the crucifixion). According to legend, he lived out his life in Shingo uneventfully, and a festival with dancing girls marks the anniversary. CS By chuck shepherd UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE


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American Legion Post 135, 1108 Bull St. $15 In the words of Kool & the Gang, there’s a party goin’ on right here. For two decades, in Savannah, that’s always meant the Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love are on the bandstand. The Bullets — 13 pieces including the five– member “Bonaventure Horns” — play soulful, kickass rhythm ‘n’ blues chestnuts, with one goal in mind. “We provide music for people to dance to,” says Phil McDonald, the soul machine’s founder, funk–fueled bassist and prime motivator. Beefy horns and R&B classics? Ain’t nothing else like it in Savannah. McDonald: “I’ve got a horn band and people say ‘Well, you guys do Chicago,’ and I say ‘Absolutely not. Have you ever heard a Chicago tune that people responded to, and got up and danced?’ No. It never happens. Nobody dances to a Chicago tune.” That hackneyed slow dance to “Colour My World” notwithstanding, McDonald is probably right. Dig the Bullets’ James Brown medley. Or Tom Jones’ “It’s Not Unusual.” Or  “Flip Flop and Fly.” Or slow jams like “Me and Mrs. Jones” and “You Don’t Know Me.” The moniker was lifted from a short track on the Mahavishnu Orchestra’s classic 1973 album Birds of Fire. “It’s the title of a 24–second song of free form noise,” explains McDonald. “I thought it was a great name for an R&B band.” The group was originally called Jimmy Stratocaster & the Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love. “The fun of it is, we’re just really good friends,” McDonald says. “We don’t have to work. Being 13 pieces, it’s a huge footprint; not a lot of people book that size band for any functions, so when we do work it’s because we want to.” In other words, just about everyone in the band has a day job. “And the guys that are trying to make a living at it have other bands,” adds McDonald. “There’s never any kind of a conflict in that regard, because horn players are trying to work as much as they can. That’s what they do.” Along with McDonald, the Sapphire Bullets are Tim Love and John Stracner on vocals, John Banks and Blake Carlysle on guitars, drummer Doug Dorkins, percussionist Bill Norton, Paul Mazo and keyboards. The horn section consists of Kirk Lee, Gloria Sutter, Rod Van Otterloo, Larry Golden and Rick Wagner. The band puts on these dance parties at the Legion hall twice a year. “The most fun we can have is when people are out there dancing, partying,” McDonald says. “What I’m trying to do, and through me the rest of them are trying to do, is create this kind of shotgun shack party barn that we all remember from our college days. “That’s what I’m trying to re–create, that vibe, where you show up, you dance, you’re not and sweaty and everybody tells lies. And has a good time.”

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Friday, Aug. 24 at the Wormhole with performances by Word of Mouth members Miggs and Electric Grandma, Toine, Hangman and Solarge ... Live Wire brings back Atlanta producer Chuck Moreland and his “ghetto glam” electronic/hip hop project Bitch Please (pictured). It’s beat and bass–heavy electro, dubstep and house music mixed over R&B and dance classics. Say hello to Chuckie’s BP station Saturday, Aug. 25 ... The Accomplices — one of the best and brightest Savannah bands for 2012 – play Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub on the 25th .... CS

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It seems like a no–brainer when you think about it. We’ve got the Savannah Music Festival, a high–end package of national and international performers. And the Savannah Stopover skims the cream of unsigned indie bands from east of the Mississippi and delivers them over four music–filled days. Other than the occasional drib and the occasional drab, the city doesn’t have an all–local music festival. Well, that’s all changed, thanks to Amanda Hollowell, an event planner who recently arrived from California. It’s called Square Fest, it’s free, and it takes place Saturday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 10 p.m. in Forsyth Park. (That’s right, it’s not happening in an actual square. Let’s set the sematics aside, shall we?) “When I moved into Savannah I realized how rich it was with art and culture and music,” Hollowell says. “And you just kind of had to go find

it. I thought ‘There’s something we can do that’s organic.’ It sounded really simple, and it wasn’t.” Square Fest isn’t trying to pass itself off as the “best” in Savannah music — several notable local acts are conspicuous by their absence — but that really isn’t the point. Along with a couple of relative newbies, there are several bands and artists on the roster that are well–known to our local bandheads. Hollowell was also keen on bringing “bar acts” to Square Fest, performers that usually fly well over the radar of those under 21.

For her, it’s all about community. “It’s been a great experience,” she enthuses. “I’ve teamed up with a local studio, 912 Entertainment, and they’re a bunch of great people to work with. They have more of an underground, hip hop recording influence, but they were really trying to figure out how to bridge that gap in music as well.” From veteran pop/rockers Listen 2 Three to newly–minted rapper Steve Cantrell, there’s a broad spectrum of genre talent on this stage. “I’m pretty diverse in my music tastings, so I didn’t want to pigeonhole myself,” says Hollowell. “It’s like you can show up at 4 and see this band, or show up at 10 and see that band. You can plan your day around the festival and what you like. “But the idea was, I wanted people to be able to sit down and listen to music for the whole day, and maybe get enlightened by something or


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ages, and are free. It’s really supporting the local scene instead of the people coming in from out of town. “Of course, I love to support all music from out of town, too, but to me the 21 and up rule has always been the biggest problem with Savannah, in clubs. There’s not enough music that’s outside, and that’s free, that everybody can come see.” WOM is currently recording a full–length album, and as each track is completed it’s being made available online at wordofmouthspeaks. com. True to its communal manifesto, the band also provides “stems” (isolated bass, drum, keyboard or guitar tracks) for DYI remixes. DeRosa places all credit for Square Fest squarely on the shoulders of Amanda Hollowell. “She doesn’t have a lot of backing,” he points out. “She’s really doing this flying by the seat of her pants, and I commend her for that. “I personally think Savannah has a vendetta against live music — it’s been tough, with the permits and all that, but she’s really kept it together and keep her head on straight under all that pressure.” CS Square Fest Where: Forsyth Park bandshell When: 2–10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 Admission: Free 2:05 p.m.: Sunglow  2:30 p.m.: Lyn Avenue 3:15 p.m.: Sincerely, Iris 3:45 p.m.: Listen 2 Three 4:30 p.m.: Steve Cantrell 4:50 p.m.: Dope Sandwich 5:30 p.m.: Elephant Talk 5:50 p.m.: Emoticon 6:25 p.m.: Kota Mundi 7:05 p.m.: The Royal Noise 7:45 p.m.: KidSyc@Brandywine 9:15 p.m.: Word of Mouth

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Local filmmakers compete to beat the clock this weekend

Should you spot a smallish film crew on some streetcorner this weekend, be advised it’s not a new import from Hollywood, or Bombay, or even the advance team for The Last Song 2 (God forbid).

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Last year’s winning team, from Jacksonville, Fla.

It’s the 48 Hour Film Project, now in its fourth year in Savannah, in which aspiring filmmakers create an entire short film in two short days. Start to Fin. Approximately 10 teams have paid the registration fee for the 2012 film– a–thon, according to the local event producer Anthony Paderewski. Surprisingly, “Only one or two are SCAD teams,” he says. “I think that’s because most of them are away at the time it happens. So the ones who do participate are usually people that are just hanging around.” So who’s just hanging around? “They’re independent filmmakers,” Paderewski explains. “Usually the team leaders are the ones who have the camera or the resources to bring in the crew to make these films.” Now in its 11th year, the 48 Hour Film Project is an international movie marathon — in 2012, 50,000 filmmakers will make almost 4,000 films in 120 cities, on six continents. Here’s how it works. Once you register, you show up to a designated meeting place (this year, it’s McDonough’s, on Friday, Aug. 24). You’ll be given a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. The genre list includes everything from horror to comedy to silent to musical. “Nobody knows what they have until they pull it out of a hat right there at the competition,” Paderewski explains. “Everybody has the same prop, the same character, the same profession of the character. They literally find out right there. Out of a bucket.”

If you just can’t stand the genre you’ve drawn, you can opt for the “wild card.” Could be anything. Could be The Last Song 2. Over the next two days you write, cast, direct, edit and score your movie. If you miss the turn–in deadline, you’re all washed up, pal. You’ll never work in show business again! “There are specific rules they have to follow, and there are so many things that can happen,” says Paderewski. For example. “Last year, we had two teams that actually turned in late. And they were two of the best films we had! Unfortunately, they weren’t eligible to win, but they got to be showcased. There was a freak electrical storm that Sunday, when they were supposed to turn in. The power went out during their rendering process, and when you’re rendering high–def video, you have to start all over again. And it takes hours.” Filmmakers from Savannah, Brunswick, Beaufort and Charleston have accepted the Chatham challenge. “It’s a venue for people who can compete,” adds Paderewski. “In the market, everybody’s making small films and independent films, but this is a platform where everybody can just sit down and compete against other local people —friends, or people in their neighborhood — and show what they can do in this limited amount of time.” The winning team competes against other films to represent Savannah at the 48 Hour Film Project’s “Filmapalooza” event in Las Vegas. CS Info: 48hourfilm.com.


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I spent time last week with Oscar Mayer Hotdoggers Anggela Warstonh and Eliot Pattee for a tour of the iconic Wienermobile. The 27–foot–long rolling hot dog was parked for several days beneath the equally recognizable Thunderbird Inn neon sign. The inn was home away from home for the young brand ambassadors, who enjoyed a few days off touring Savannah. There are six Wienermobiles that crisscross the US. The two–person Hotdogger (the company job title) teams spend a year handing out whistles and snapping digital photos with Oscar Mayer fans at events. And yes, I relished the experience... cs

Green curry fried rice with chicken at Aroy-Jung on Broughton

Aroy–Jung may have the city’s only sushi conveyor surrounding its large chef ’s station — but it fails to impress when its orbital path is empty. I found some rough–around–the– edges aspects during my lunch visit last week. The former Tantra space just off the busy Bull and Broughton streets intersection has been given a minor facelift, but peeling and cracked paint, worn booths and dirty windows didn’t do much to endear the place. Despite the empty conveyor, the sushi chef was on the job. I ordered an eel roll and a hot entree: green curry fried rice with chicken. The hot dish, which was good and hot, arrived first and looked great on the plate. My dining companion found a hair in his. I had hoped to find chicken in mine, but found a scant few pieces. The flavor was good, the quantity a good value – but adding a few more, albeit tiny, pieces of

chicken would have made me smile. The sushi roll was nicely presented but the rice layer was, in sushi terms, pretty massive. The sticky rice overwhelmed the roll’s ingredients. The location has struggled over the past few years and I’m not sure a lackadaisical entry into an already overcrowded downtown category (Asian fusion and sushi) can sustain. 8 E. Broughton St./231–2948

Cheers for beer

Tix are on sale now for the Labor Day weekend installment of the Savannah Craft Brew Fest. There is a full three–day weekend of events officially connected to the fest. See the schedule, participating breweries and buy tickets to everything online at www.savannahcraftbrewfest.com.

Outside the beer box

I’ll be pairing four beers with an out–of–the box dinner by Taco Abajo Chef Donnie Simmons on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The beers, from tiny Missouri–based Crown Valley, will not be sampled at the festival but you can enjoy them with me. The full menu is on Taco Abajo’s Facebook page or call the restaurant for reservations, 480–9050. The Distillery is hosting a full week of brewery nights leading up to the brew fest. Check out the website www.distillerysavannah.com for specifics. Meet brewing reps, score some SWAG, drink great beer. Other beer–backing establishments –– Green Truck Pub, Your Pie, The Westin, World of Beer –– also have events. Check out the “Craft Brew Week” tab on the festival website for all of the details. See more Savannah Foodie info at savannahfoodie.com

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Nicki Bluhm and her harmonizing Gramblers arrive Oct. 1.

A couple of news bytes ‘n’ bits for your pondering pleasure: Yet another great band is fixing to make its Savannah debut. Due at Live Wire Music Hall Oct. 1, Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers is a San Francisco outfit featuring a wonderfully expressive lead singer (the titular Ms. Bluhm), and a bunch of guys (including Tim Bluhm, Nicki’s husband on guitar and harmony vocals) that play solid, smiling, hippie–esque blues and country– rock. It’s a damn good band, and Nicki and Tim do the Johnny/June, Gram/ Emmy duet thing to a magical T. Do you swing? If you do, you’re probably wild about Savannah’s own Jeremy Davis & the Equinox Jazz Orchestra, which has booked a show at the Westin Harbor Resort every third Monday through the end of the year. On Sept. 17, the really big band will not only celebrate the release of the CD Great American Swagger, but videotape the performance for DVD release. For details, call (912) 547–3196.

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• Savannah Craft Brew Fest. Aug. 26– Sept. 6. Westin Resort. • Midnight Garden Ride. Sept. 1. Ponderosa concert in Telfair Square. • North Mississippi Allstars/Sister Hazel. Sept. 2. Westin Resort. • Labor Day Beach Bash. Sept. 2. Tybee Pier. • Savannah Pride Festival with JoJo concert. Sept. 8. Forsyth Park. • Savannah Philharmonic Season Opener. Sept. 8. Lucas Theatre.

• Elton John. Sept. 15. Martin Luther King Arena. • Film screening: Citizen Kane. Trustees Theater. • Film screening: Gone With the Wind. Sept. 21. Lucas Theatre. • Savannah Jazz Festival. Sept. 23–30. • Ron White. Sept. 30. Johnny Mercer Theatre. • Savannah Folk Festival. Sept. 12–14, various venues. • New Edition. Sept. 30. Johnny Mercer Theatre. • Suddenly Last Summer. The Collective Face. Oct. 5–20. • Tybee Island Pirate Fest. Oct. 5 and 6. Vince Neil concert Oct. 6. • Film screening: Rebel Without a Cause. Trustees Theater. • Picnic in the Park. Oct. 7. Forsyth. • Savannah Philharmonic Chamber Concert. Oct. 11. Telfair Academy. • Savannah Folk Festival. Oct. 12–14. • Bonnie Raitt. Oct. 13. Johnny Mercer Theatre. • Louis C.K. Oct. 17. Johnny Mercer Theatre. • Ingrid Michaelson. Oct. 18. Trustees Theatre. • SCAD: The Last Days of Judas Iscariot. Oct. 18–21. Mondanaro Theatre. • Savannah Philharmonic. Oct. 19. Lucas Theatre. • Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival. Oct. 19–22. Richmond Hill. • Film screening: Clue. Oct. 20. Lucas Theatre. • Graveface Fest. Oct. 27. Southern Pine Co. • Savannah Film Festival. Oct. 27– Nov. 3. CS

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Work by A. Baxter Frost is at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. on Henry St. Art at War:Changing Attitudes — The Beach Institute in conjunction with the Hurn Museum highlights the historical shift in the way artists depict war. Previously glorifying it, they now stress its horror and depravity. May 5 - Aug. 30. Hours: Tue-Sat 12-5 pm Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St., http://www. hurnmuseum.org/ Call for Artists — The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking artists to exhibit at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. in 2013. Exhibiting at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. provides artists with an opportunity for a public reception, promotion, and exhibition experience, as well as exposure to Savannah’s visual art community. In conjunction with an exhibition, artists are required to develop and present a learning opportunity to the public such as a workshop, lecture or demonstration. All mediums will be considered for a non-degree seeking solo or group exhibition, including video and installation pieces. Proposals should be professionally presented and should include a cover letter; a resume; an artist statement; a previous exhibition record; 10-12 digital images of work to be considered; and a self-addressed, and a stamped envelope if the proposal needs to be returned. Deadline for submissions is September 7 at 4 p.m. Proposals should be submitted to Debra Zumstein, Arts Programs Coordinator, City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 W. Henry St., Savannah, GA 31401. Guidelines are available online at www.savannahga. gov/arts. Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St.

Deborah Oden — Through Aug. 31. Curated by Casey Roland Belogorska and styled by Arthur Bennett Kouwenhoven, Jr. Local 11ten, 1110 Bull St. Doing Their Part: Girl Scouts in WWII — The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum hosts this exhibit in honor of their outstanding wartime contributions on the homefront. This temporary exhibit will be in place throughout 2012 in celebration of the Girl Scout’s 100th Anniversary. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler Jerome Lawrence — The artist was diagnosed in 1982 as paranoid schizophrenic, but continued to paint. Jerome literally painted himself out of the corner his illness had driven him to. His commissioned works are featured in collections around the Southeast, and he has exhibited at the High Museum of Art and the Carter Center. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 34th and Abercorn Journey to the Beloved Community — Story quilts By Beth Mount, who partners with the Telfair Museum and sculptor and artist Jerome Meadows to bring this celebration of Citizen Advocacy relationshipbuilding to town. July 19 - October 14. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. Life and Times: Contemporary Notions of Place — Painting exhibition that highlights three emerging/ established artists who all deal w/ ’place and identity’. August 20–September 27. Contemporary Gallery , Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art/Georgia Southern University, Statesboro

Luc Ebner — Ebner works with oil on glass to explore multiple visual perspectives. Opening reception Fri. Aug. 10 from 7pm – 10pm at The Butcher art gallery, 19 E Bay St, downtown Savannah, Georgia. Exhibition runs from August 10 through September 4 The Butcher , 19 E. Bay St. Perception: A. Baxter Frost — Collection of work exploring the phenomenology of perception. August 10–31. Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St. Savannah & The Lowcountry: Homes, Squares & Marshes — A show of watercolors, oils and acrylics by Savannah artists Mimi Diamond and Wayne Chambers will hang through August 30 in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located directly across from the Health Department. Hospice Savannah Art Gallery , 1352 Eisenhower Dr. The Efflorescent Present — Mixed media work of Jessica Sornson. Each piece in this series has transformed from a rusty old saw blade into a fully functioning clock with organic designs. Exhibit runs August 6- 31. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Visions of the Prophet — Selected works from the Telfair’s expansive collection of Kahlil Gibran’s visual art. May 26–September 16 at the Telfair Academy. Telfair Academy, Telfair Square cs


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The Campaign

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Merlin, Harry Potter and the Great and Powerful Oz – should we add Jay Roach’s name to this list of legendary wizards? After all, genuine magic must have been at work behind the scenes of his latest directorial effort, a movie that bravely pairs two acquired, often bitter, tastes and yet goes down as smoothly as a White Russian. Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis can both be insufferable on their own, but placing them in the same movie? It sounds as potentially disastrous as that McCain–Palin ticket, but against

the odds, The Campaign meets with modest success by playing beyond its base (specifically, fans of the two comedians). Roach, the helmer of the acclaimed HBO films Recount and Game Change, goes for broad laughs with his latest political piece, abetted in his goals by scripters Chris Henchy and Shawn Harwell (both of TV’s Eastbound & Down). Set entirely in North Carolina but filmed entirely in Louisiana, this casts Ferrell as Democratic congressman Cam Brady, a four–term incumbent who expects to waltz unopposed to a fifth term. But an adulterous fling has left him vulnerable, leading the powerful kingmakers the Motch brothers (John Lithgow and Dan Aykroyd) to back a challenger who could potentially win the district and thereby allow the Motches to build a Chinese sweat shop on U.S. soil. They choose Marty Huggins (Galifianakis), a naive and mincing nobody who’s described by even his own dad (Brian Cox) as “one sorry f––k.” The Republican Marty hopes to win so he can genuinely serve his constituents, but it’s an

uphill battle considering Cam’s experience on the campaign trail. As the dapper yet duplicitous Cam Brady, Ferrell is allowed one or two of his patented freak–out scenes but for the most part keeps his over–the–top shtick in check. Yet the real surprise is Galifianakis. Whereas Ferrell only gives us a political caricature (not his fault; the role’s written that way), Galifianakis allows us to also see the man behind the public front: a sweet, soft– spoken simpleton with a penchant for loud, tacky shirts and calendars featuring animals dressed like humans.

THE BOURNE LEGACY

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generate a few more box office dollars before the inevitable flatline. Fortunately, Tony Gilroy, who scripted the Damon Bournes, has remained with the project – he’s now writer and director – and his continued involvement at least insures some sort of narrative cohesion. That’s not the case initially, as the film does little to welcome back those folks who don’t have the original trilogy in their DVD library: In between scenes introducing us to the character of covert operative Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner), there’s much talk regarding the concurrent actions of Bourne himself, and viewers might need to acclimate themselves to the info overload concerning Treadstone, Pam Landy, Noah Vosen and other keywords that would draw up the series in a Google search. Eventually, the movie settles down and focuses on the efforts of Cross to evade a government that now views him as expendable; his only ally is Dr. Marta Shearing (Rachel Weisz), a scientist who finds herself similarly disposable. Thanks to Weisz’s performance, her character becomes the audience

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Author Philip K. Dick wrote “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale” in 1966 – a short story, it told of a working–class man who, long wanting to travel to Mars (which in this future setting has been colonized), visits a corporation (Rekal, Inc.) that specializes in memory implants. But as the procedure gets under way, it seems as if he has actually been to Mars, previously working there as a secret agent with a license to kill. Director Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 film version, Total Recall, has just

been released on Blu–ray, so it’s easy to revisit it and notice just how much the 2012 take manages to reduce the scope of the story, turning it from spectacle to footnote. Nothing in the new Total Recall deserves even a C+, let alone an A. Director Len Wiseman and his scribes have completely removed the Martian element, electing to keep the action earthbound. Keeping Total Recall on Earth is a dubious decision, but whatever – but without the Mars material, Wiseman and company do nothing to fill in the blanks. The movie is just the usual CGI soullessness, with the artificiality overwhelming the actors.

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surrogate more than Renner’s impenetrable Aaron Cross, who isn’t given enough dimension to emerge from Jason Bourne’s shadow. The action sequences, a vivid draw in the other films (particularly The Bourne Ultimatum), run hot–and– cold here.

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Activism & Politics 13th Colony Patriots

A group of conservative political activists that meets the 13th of each month at Tubby’s restaurant, 2909 River Drive in Thunderbolt, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. We are dedicated to the preservation of the U. S. Constitution and life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all Americans. See our Facebook page or call Michael or Elizabeth at 912.604.4048. All are welcome. [062712]

Drinking Liberally

An informal, left-leaning group of folks who meet to talk about politics, the economy, sports, entertainment, and anything else that pops up. Every first and third Thursday, around 7:30 p.m. at Loco’s, 301 W. Broughton St., upstairs. Come join us! DrinkingLiberally.org [062712]

Savannah Area Young Republicans

For information, visit www.savannahyoungrepublican.com or call Allison Quinn at 912-3083020. [062712]

Savannah Tea Party Fund Raiser

The Savannah Tea Party and Walter Peters’ Rambling Country Band invite the public to

attend a fun filled evening promoting American patriotism. Saturday, August 25, 6:00pm. at the Blueberry Hill Inn, 1550C Dean Forest Road, Garden City for a fund raiser to support The Savannah Tea Party’s continued efforts to support candidates that stand for a strong constitutional government. Free admission. Food and beverages available for purchase. Raffle tickets, TEA shirts available to purchase. Information: 912-598-7358 or 912-964-8401.

Savannah Tea Party Monthly Meetings

First Monday of each month at B&B Burgers, 11108 Abercorn St. Social at 5:30pm. Business meeting at 6pm. All are welcome. Please join us to make a difference concerning local, state and federal policies that affect our way of life. Contact Marolyn Overton at 912-598-7358 or Jeanne Seaver at 912-663-8728f or additional info. [070112]

Veterans for Peace Monthly Meeting

The Savannah chapter of Veterans for Peace meets upstairs at Loco’s, 301 Broughton St. at 7p.m. on the last Monday of each month. VFP is a national organization of men and women of all eras, branches of service, and duty stations that works to expose the true costs of war and to support veterans and civilian victims. 303-550-1158 for more info. [072912]

PSYCHO SUDOKU!

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“Kakuro” Fill in each square in this grid with a digit from 1 to 9. The sum of the digits in each row or column will be the little number given just to the left of or just above that row or column. As with a Sudoku, you can’t repeat any digits in a row or column. See the row of five squares in the upper-left with a 17 to the left of it? That means the sum of the digits in those five squares will be 17, and they won’t repeat digits. A row or column ends at a black square, so the four-square row in the upper-right with an 11 to the left of it may or may not have digits in common with the 17-row to its left. Down columns work the same way. Now solve!! psychosudoku@hotmail.com

Benefits 11th Annual “Patrick’s Ride” Registration Now Open

Bicyclists can now register for the 11th annual Harvest of Hope Double Metric Century Bike Ride, to be held Saturday, October 6, 2012. Depart from the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI) at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah at 6:45 a.m. and cycle 135 miles to the Augusta Marriott Convention Center in Augusta, Ga. Also known as “Patrick’s Ride,” the Harvest of Hope Double Metric Century is a fundraising bicycle ride which raises money for the annual Harvest of Hope weekend retreat for children and adults with cancer and their families. Registration: www.harvestofhoperide.com. Deadline to register and get a guaranteed jersey is July 27. Registrations after that day will be accepted, but riders are not guaranteed a jersey. The cost to register is $100 and riders are to raise a minimum of $100 by the day of the ride. Information: Lauren Grant at 912-350-1524 or grantla1@memorialhealth.com. [072212]

Dine Out to Benefit Savannah Care Center

Monday, July 9th, The Melting Pot restaurant will donate 10% of their proceeds to the Savannah Care Center when you come for dinner. Savannah Care Center is a local pregnancy resource center that provides support to women in unplanned and crisis pregnancies. For further details “like” the Savannah Care Center on Facebook or call 236-0916.

Garage Sale to Benefit the Marine Corps League

Too much good stuff to list! Savannah Marine Corps League Detachment 564, First Annual Garage Sale, August 24, 2012 – 8:00am-1:00pm & and August 25, 2012 - 8:00am-1:00pm, VFW Post 660, 5115 Ogeechee Road.

Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament

Sept. 11, 9:00 am to finish. This First Annual Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament benefits the Pooler Police and Fire Departments. $300 for a team of 4 players / $75 per player • 4-player scramble, 2 teams per hole. 9:11 am shotgun start. Prizes, Lunch, Cart Fee, and 1 Drink Ticket are included. Sponsorship Opportunities Available. Contact Emily Mitchell for more information: emitchell@troongolf.com / 912-450-2280 Location: Savannah Quarters Country Club Greg Norman Golf Course, 8 Palladian Way, Pooler, GA 31322

Karma Yoga Class for Local Charities

Savannah’s only PGA event golf course (The Club at Savannah Harbor) for just $60 during Labor Day weekend, (September 3 - 5). Folds of Honor provides post-secondary scholarships for families of military killed or disabled while serving. Club at Savannah Harbor, 2 Resort Drive, Hutchinson Island. Information: 912-2012240. www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com

Sneak Preview Party for Ballroom Extravaganza Benefit

Bonna Bella Yacht Club and the Humane Society of Greater Savannah are hosting a happy hour Thursday, August 23, 4pm - 8pm at Bonna Bella Yacht Club, 2740 Livingston Avenue, in support of Amber Smith, who is dancing to raise funds for the Humane Society at Chatham Orthopaedics Associates Ballroom Extravaganza on September 8. Cast your $5 vote/donation at the party and help Amber win the Extravaganza dancing competition. Information: www.HumaneSocietySAV.org or 912-354-9515.

Wings For Evan, to Benefit 5-year-old Evan Nelms

Come out and support Evan, a five year old boy from Richmond Hill fighting to overcome a rare form of Acute Myeloid Luekemia. $20 donation. Live Music by Port City Ramblers, Silent Auction, Win a Trip to Cozmel, Bone Marrow Donor Drive, Catering by Wild Wing Cafe. Cash Bar. Saturday, August 25, 4-8pm at Wild Wings Cafe in City Market, West St. Julian Street and Barnard Street in Savannah. Sponsored by: The Strength and Hope for Evan Foundation, a division of the Let’s Do This Foundation. Information: Ben Brengman 912-856-7380 or ben@ strengthforevan.org.

Call for Entries Audition Notice: Asbury Memorial Theatre presents Neil Simon’s “God’s Favorite”

Asbury Memorial Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s God’s Favorite. Auditions: Thursday, September 6, 6:00–9:00pm and Saturday, September 8, 1:00–4:00pm at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 East Henry Street at Waters Avenue, Savannah. Contact Pam Sears for more info at psears@comcast. net. Audition format: Cold readings from the script. All roles need to be filled. Cast includes 5 males and 3 females: see website for role specifics. Production Dates: November 9-11 & 16-18, 2012. Friday & Saturday evenings, Sunday matinees. www.asburymemorial.org/ theatre

Bikram Yoga Savannah has added a new weekly Karma Class to raise money for local charities. The Karma Class is held each Monday night during the regular 6:30 p.m. class. Students pay $5 to participate in the class, and all proceeds are donated to a local charity. A different charity is selected each month. Information: bikramyogasavannah.com or 912344-1278/912-356-8280. [072212]

Effingham Battle of The Bands

The 20th Annual American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes fundraising campaign kicks off with a patrioticthemed team captain rally on Tuesday, August 28 at 5:30 p.m.at Betty Bomber’s at the American Legion at 1108 Bull Street in downtown Savannah. Free and open to the public.

Keep Chatham Beautiful, a newly established citizen’s beautification program for Chatham County, seeks board members who “believe in our mission and are willing to be active in their governance roles.” Representatives are sought from each of the municipalities in Chatham County. Information: David A. Nash, Environmental Program Coordinator. Phone: 912-652-6856. www.chathamcountyrecycles. com OR recycling.chathamcounty.org. [072212]

Kick Off for Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Campaign

Patriot Golf Day to benefit Folds of Honor Foundation Hit the greens for the Red, White and Blue. Donate at least $5 to Folds of Honor and play

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is holding their Second Annual Battle of The Bands at the Third Annual Effingham Oktoberfest on Friday, Sept. 28. Bands interested in entering should send a copy of 2-3 songs along with information on the band to ricklott@effinghamcounty.com or call 912-754-3301 for More information. Top Prize is $500.

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Poster Contest for Picnic in the Park

Students enrolled in an accredited college program are invited to submit artwork for consideration as a possible marketing representation to the 2012 Picnic in the Park event poster image. Picnic in the Park is one of Savannah’s largest events, with 15,000-23,000 attendees in Forsyth Park. This year’s event is Sunday, October 7. This year’s theme is “Some Enchanted Evening”. Deadline for poster contest: Friday, August 31. Entries must be received at the Department of Cultural Affairs Office located on 9 West Henry Street. Submit all entries attention: Erin Seals, eseals@savannahga.gov. Entry criteria is listed at www.savannahga.gov/arts or call 912-6516417 ext 2845.

Savannah Beach Film Festival

Aspiring film makers, send in your short film today! Call for entries to the Savannah Beach Film Festival. Festival date: October 20. Contact sawbeth@bellsouth.net Check us out on Facebook for more information under “Savannah Beach Film Festival 2012.”

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A two-day 12-hour course covering the key skills and tools employees need to be successful in the planning and completion of assigned projects. Addresses the nine knowledge based areas needed in managing a project: scope, integration, communication, time, cost, procurement, risk management, quality control, and human resources. Source: Project Management Body of Knowledge, Project Management Institute PMI® best business practices. This plus our 24-hour Advanced Project Management course, completes the 35-hour course requirement for the PMI PMP certification application. Date: Friday, 9/14/2012 and Saturday 9/29/2012 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern.edu. Fee: $650. Offered by Georgia Southern’s Dept of Continuing Education, Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah.

Drawing I

Start your drawing practice with a clear understanding of how you see things. Explore perception and how it relates to what you put down on paper. Focus on using line, shadow and one point perspective. Thursdays, 9/20/2012 to 10/11/2012 6:30-8:30 p.m. Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern.edu. Fee: $125. Offered in Savannah by Georgia Southern’s Continuing Education program at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.

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Step Up Savannah seeks nominations for its Workplace Innovator Award, designed to showcase creative and meaningful employer practices that benefit that employer’s low-wage employees. The award seeks to recognize employers that are implementing a wide array of creative processes or programs to develop their low-wage workforce professionally and personally, ultimately providing tools to increase their income. These practices must add value to the employer and the employee. Nominations are due on August 31 and will be evaluated by a team of judges; find the “2012 Workplace Innovator Nomination form” on Step Up’s website: stepupsavannah.org/employersupport or call (912) 232-6747 to request a copy of the nomination form. Nomination forms may be submitted by e-mail to Shawnte Tyler (styler@ stepupsavannah.org). Businesses or organizations may nominate themselves or other businesses/organizations.

Portrait Photography

Tuesdays, 8/14 to 8/28. $70. Offered in Savannah by Georgia Southern’s Continuing Education program. How to use off-camera flash, studio lighting, available light, and photo editing to create flattering portraits of your subjects. Any camera and prints or digital files will be accepted. Suggested prerequisite: Creative Photography. Register by phone: 912-478-5551. Info: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern.edu. http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/digital. html. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street.

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Summer Fashion and Sewing Workshops

Fabrika (2 East Liberty St.) is offering fashion workshops throughout the summer months. Classes cover tailoring, fashion embellishments, digital print design and advanced pattern development and sewing. Schedule and details at www.fabrikafinefabrics.com and on Facebook (Fabrika Fine Fabrics) [071512]

Art,-Music, Piano and Voice-coaching

For all age groups, beginners through advanced, classic, modern, jazz improvisation and theory. Serious inquiries only. 961-7021 or 667-1056. [062812]

Avatar® Info Hour

Are you interested in improving the world? Do you want to foster community locally and abroad? Join us every 3rd Tuesday of the month to explore the Avatar tools and learn how to live your life deliberately. Call Brie at 912-429-9981 to RSVP and for location details. http://www. theavatarcourse.com. [062812]

Beading Classes

Learn about jewelry making, bead weaving, and bead embroidery and other techniques. Classes are every Saturday through the summer. Perlina Bead Shop, 6 West State Street, Savannah. Call ahead to reserve aspace or visit web site for class schedules and instructions. 912-441-2656 or www.perlinabeadshop.com

Beading Classes at Bead Dreamer Studio Learn jewelry-making techniques from beginner to advanced at Bead Dreamer Studio, 407A E. Montgomery Cross Rd. Call 920-6659. [062812]

Champions Training Center

Offers a variety of classes and training opportunities in mixed martial arts, jui-jitsu, judo and other disciplines for youth and adults at all levels of expertise. 525 Windsor Rd. Call 912-349-4582 or visit http://www.ctcsavannah.com/ [062812]

Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Classes

Regular classes on boat handling, boating safety & navigation offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Learn from the experts. For dates & more information, visit our web site: www. savannahaux.com or telephone Kent Shockey at 912-897-7656. [062812]

Creative Writing Workshop

Designed to help participants refine and revise works-in-progress to advance them toward publication or production. Limited class size allows for in-depth reading and critical review of each participant’s work. Discussions based on areas where participants need the most improvement. Date: Wednesdays, 8/22/2012 to 9/26/2012 Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m. Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern.edu Fee: $200. Offered in Savannah by Georgia Southern’s Continuing Education program. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.

Detectiing and Mapping Invasive Species

Learn to help the UGA Center for Invasive Species in mapping locations of priority species, using your smart phone. Sponsored by the University of Georgia and Department of Natural Resources. Registration requested. 912-9215460. Free and open to the public. At the Bamboo Farm and Coastal Gardens, 2 Canebrake Road. Monday, August 27, 10am-noon.

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1 McMuffin ingredients 5 Canterbury title 15 Bunches 16 Little shaver 17 Hybrid pickup with really low visibility? 19 It’s scored on a second roll 20 Torah repositories 21 Seabird that can be “sooty” 22 D.C. United’s org. 24 Minuscule 25 ISP that used to mail free trial discs 28 It may feature a store from a mile away 33 Hybrid car that floats in the ocean? 39 Morales of “NYPD Blue” and “La Bamba” 40 New York city on the Mohawk 41 Depend (on) 42 Hybrid car with a really old sound system? 45 Land speed record holder 46 Pallid 47 Comedian Kennedy 51 She was Dorothy on “The Golden Girls” 53 “Supermodified” DJ ___ Tobin 54 Catch-y item? 58 Trash-talker on daytime TV? 62 Hybrid car that runs a few seconds, then stops, then runs again, then stops again...? 65 Get past the highs and lows 66 “Right Now (Na Na Na)” rapper 67 Classification for comfortable jeans or shirts 68 Salt’s performing partner, in a 1980s hip-hop group

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1 “Good ___” (Alton Brown show) 2 Unidentifiable stuff on a cafeteria tray 3 “Saturn Devouring His Son” painter 4 It may be a-brewin’ 5 Legendary Notre Dame coach Parseghian 6 ___-tat-tat 7 Russian ruler, once

8 Pawn 9 Super Mario ___ 10 Company behind Deep Blue and Watson 11 Blue-gray shade 12 Tony-winning actress Uta ___ 13 Junkyard emanations 14 Flower once a national emblem of China 18 Where many fans watch football games 23 Heaps, as in loving or missing someone 24 College URL ender 25 Banda ___ (city devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami) 26 Pretentious phrase of emphasis 27 Meat market specification 29 “Stretch Limousine on Fire” folk rocker ___ Curtis 30 Word repeated in Duran Duran’s “Rio” 31 Permissible 32 1981 Genesis album that’s also a rhyme scheme 34 Kid-___ (G-rated movies) 35 Hockey legend Bobby 36 Yelp of sudden pain 37 Jazz legend Fitzgerald 38 Actress Cannon 43 It may be worth one in the hand 44 “Street-smart kid moves to Newport Beach” FOX series 47 Bad guy in “Aladdin” 48 “Bust ___” (hit for Young MC) 49 Spongy-looking mushroom variety 50 Hindu god of war 52 Musician’s rights gp. 54 Buster Brown’s dog 55 Netflix founder Hastings 56 Since 57 Watermelon seed spitting noise 59 “Motorcade of Generosity” band 60 Perched upon 61 “Mazes and Monsters” novelist Jaffe 63 Get the picture across? 64 MCI competitor, way back when

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Drawing Instruction

Private and group drawing lessons by artist and former SCAD professor Karen Bradley. Call or email for details, (912)507-7138. kbillustration@ mac.com [062812]

DUI Prevention Group

Offers victim impact panels for intoxicated drivers, DUI, DWI, offenders, and anyone seeking to gain knowledge about the dangers of driving impaired. A must see for teenage drivers seeking a drivers license or who have already received a license. Group meets monthly. $30/session. Information: 912-443-0410. [062812]

English for Second Language Classes

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Students of all ages are invited to learn conversational English, comprehension, vocabulary and life communication skills. Free. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Island Christian Church, 4601 US Highway 80 E Savannah. 912-897-3604. Contact: James Lavin or Minister John LaMaison www. islandschristian.org. [062812]

Facebook for Beginners

A one-night class for those who are ready to join the Facebook community, but need a little help getting started, or those who already have a page but would like to learn more. Learn the basics and gain understanding of online privacy issues as they pertain to Facebook, and how to set and maintain your privacy controls. Thursday, August 23, 6:30-9:30 pm. Information including fees: 912-644-5967. Offered by Georgia Southern’s Division of Continuing Education at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. Savannah.

Family Law Workshop

Mon-Sat 1pM-3aM

2729 Skidaway Rd 354-9161 (next to aMF VictoRy LaneS)

savannah’s premier adult playground! always hiring!

The Mediation Center has three workshops a month to assist citizens who do not have legal representation in a family matter: divorce, legitimation, modifications of child support and/or visitation and contempt. Schedule: 1st Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm. 2nd Monday, 2-4pm. 4th Thursday 10am-12noon. Fee:$25 to cover all documents needed to file. Register at mediationsavannah.com or 912-354-6686. [081212]

Fany’s Spanish/English Institute

Spanish is fun. Classes for adults and children are held at 15 E. Montgomery Cross Rd. Call 921-4646 or 220-6570 to register. [062812]

Feldenkrais Classes

Tuesdays 9:30 am and Wednesdays 6:00 pm at the Park South complex, 7505 Waters Ave, Bldg B Suite 8, near Waters and Eisenhower. $15 drop-in, $12 - 6 classes. For more info contact Elaine Alexander, GCFP at 912-223-7049 or elaine.alexander@ymail.com. [062812]

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Group Guitar Lessons

Join us for a fun time, for group guitar lessons, at the YMCA on Whitemarsh and Tybee Islands (adults and teens only). Hands-on instruction, music theory, ear training, sight reading, ensemble playing, technique, and rhythm drills, by teacher Tim Daniel (BS in Music). 912-897-9559. $20/week. [062812]

Guitar, Electric Bass & Double Bass Lessons

Instruction for all ages of beginner/intermediate students. Technique, chords, note reading, and theory. Learn songs and improvisation. Studio located 2 blocks from Daffin Park. Housecalls available. Call 401-255-6921 or email a.teixeira472@gmail.com to schedule a 1/2 price first lesson! [062812]

Guitar, Mandolin or bass guitar Lessons

Guitar, mandolin or bass guitar lessons. emphasis on theory, reading music and improvisation. Located in Ardsley Park. 912-232-5987 [062812]

Homeschool Music Classes

Music classes for homeschool students ages 8 through 18 and their parents. Classes start in August with registration in July. Classes offered in Guyton and Savannah. Go to www.CoastalEmpireMusic.com for more details. [062812]

Housing Authority Neighborhood Resource Center

The Housing Authority of Savannah hosts a

series of regular classes at the Neighborhood Resource Center. 1407 Wheaton Street. Adult literacy/GED prep: Mon-Thurs, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm. Financial education: 4th Fri of month, 9-11am. Basic Computer training: Tues & Thurs, 1-3pm. Community Computer lab: Mon-Fri, 3-4:30pm. For more info: 912-232-4232 x115 or www.savannahpha.com [062812]

Introduction to Computers

If you’re new to computers, or have minimal computer knowledge or experience, this fundamental course will provide a foundation to build computer skills. Hardware, software, and the operating system, using the mouse, logon and logoff processes, navigating Windows, launching and navigating the basics of programs such as Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer. Dates: Tuesday, 9/4/12 and Thursday, 9/6/2012 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Registration: 912-478-5551. For more information call Information: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern.edu Fee: $75. Offered by Georgia Southern’s Dept of Continuing Education, Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St., Savannah.

Learn to Speak Spanish

Spanish Instruction for Individuals or Groups and Spanish-English Translation and Interpretation. Classes held at The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. An eclectic range of tools used in each session, including: hand-outs, music, visual recognition, conversation, and interactive web media. Instruction tailored to student needs. Flexible scheduling. Information and pricing: 912-541-1337. [062412]

Microsoft Excel I

Two 3-hour sessions in Excel cover the basic Excel environment, creating and opening workbooks, navigating the Excel working screen, formatting and navigating worksheets, entering data, entering labels, and creating and working with charts. Fee: $75. Tuesday, 9/18/2012 and Thursday, 9/20/2012 6:30-9:30 p.m. Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-651-0942. Offered in Savannah by Georgia Southern’s Continuing Education program at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street.

Microsoft Excel II

Move up to an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Formulas; functions; SUMIF Function; sorting data; applying shading through conditional formatting or Excel table style; creating macros and more. Tuesday, 9/25/2012 and Thursday, 9/27/2012 6:30-9:30 p.m. Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern.edu Fee: $75. Offered in Savannah by Georgia Southern’s Continuing Education program at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.

Music Lessons for All Instruments

Rody’s Music is now offering music lessons for all ages on all instruments, beginners through advanced. 7700 Abercorn St. For more information call 912-352-4666 or email kristi@awsav. com. [051912]

Music Lessons--Multiple Instruments

Savannah Musicians Institute offers private instruction for all ages in guitar, drums, piano, bass, voice, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, flute, and woodwinds. 7041 Hodgson Memorial Dr. Info: 912-692-8055 or smisavannah@gmail.com. [062812]

New Horizons Adult Band Program

A music program for adults who played a band instrument in high school or college and would like to have the opportunity to begin playing again. Dust off your instrument every Monday night at Portman’s Music Store (Abercorn) at 6:30p.m. The cost is $30.00 per month. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Contact Pamela Kidd at 912-354-1500 for more info. [062812]

Novel Writing

Write a novel, finish the one you’ve started, revise it or pursue publishing your work. Awardwinning Savannah author offers one-on-one or small group classes and mentoring, as well as manuscript critique, ebook formatting and more.

Send an email to pmasoninsavannah@gmail. com for pricing and scheduling information. [062812]

Open Pottery Studio at Savannah’s Clay Spot

For potters with experience who want time in the studio, Choose from 4 hour time slots. Registrations are based on a monthly, bi monthly, and quarterly time commitment. Savannah’s Clay Spot, 1305 Barnard St. Information: 912-509-4647 or www.savannahsclayspot.com [062812]

Painting and Drawing Lessons

Small group and private instruction offered by local painter Melinda Borysevicz. SCAD graduate with 15 years professional experience. Phone: 912.484.6415, email: melindaborysevicz@gmail. com, or visit melindaborysevicz.blogspot.com. [062812]

Point and Shoot Photography

Learn how to use your pocket digital camera effectively for better photos. Light and composition, camera functions and settings, work-flow habits and printing/storage options. Class critiques and homework assignments help you learn about your camera, improve shooting style, and produce good quality images. Digital Imaging Basics is recommended as a prerequisite. Dates: Dates: Tuesdays, 9/4/2012 to 9/18/2012, and one Saturday. Times: Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30-10:30 a.m. $100. Offered by Georgia Southern Continuing Education Dept in Savannah, Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/ conted/digital.html

Russian Language Classes

Learn to speak Russian. All experience levels welcome, beginner to expert. Call 912-713-2718 for more information. [062812]

S.P.A.C.E. presents Fall Visual Arts Classes and Workshops

Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education (S.P.A.C.E.) is registering students for Fall visual arts classes and workshops. Day and evening sessions are offered for children, teens and adults in all skill levels. Sessions run September 17 - October 27 & October 19 – December 14. Both sessions are held at the Department of Cultural Affairs S.P.A.C.E. studios, 9 W. Henry St. Sessions include ceramics, metals, glass, painting and drawing, children’s cartooning, a cartooning class, lapidary stone cutting for jewelry design, expanded drawing and painting classes, beginning watercolor and Raku firings. Fees include materials, studio space and more. Information and fees: www.savannahga.gov/arts or by calling (912) 651-6783.

Savannah Charlesfunders Investment Discussion Group

The Savannah Charlesfunders meet every Saturday at 8:30am to discuss stocks, bonds, and better investing. Meetings take place at Panera Bread on Bull and Broughton. Contact us at charlesfund@gmail.com for more information. [062812]

Savannah Sacred Harp Singers

Everyone that loves to sing is invited to join the Savannah Sacred Harp Singers at Faith Primitive Baptist Church, 3212 Bee Road in Savannah. All are welcome to participate or listen in on one of America’s most revered musical traditions. For more information call 912-655-0994 or visit savannahsacredharp.com. [062812]

Sign Language

Learn receptive and expressive skills -- fingerspelling, and basic questions, statements, and negations. Plus an introduction to the culture of the United States Deaf Community. Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9/25/2012 to 10/11/2012 Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-651-0942 or email christinataylor@ georgiasouthern.edu Fee: $150. Offered by Georgia Southern’s Dept of Continuing Education at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St., Savannah.


Anitra is currently teaching the Vaccai Bel Canto technique for those interested in improving their vocal range and breathing capacity. Bel Canto carries over well as a foundation technique for different styles including opera, pop, rock and cabaret. Fridays 5.30-8-30pm, Institute of Cinematic Arts, 12 1/2 W State St Savannah, 3rd floor. 786-247-9923 www. anitraoperadiva.com [062512]

The Artist’s Way

A shared journey into personal creative growth through the international bestseller, The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. Discover or regain creative self-confidence in an atmosphere of mutual support. Utilize the Artist’s Way tools of The Morning Pages (daily journaling) and The Artist Date (a weekly excursion) plus exercises and group discussion. Fee: $150. Students must provide their own book. Mondays, 9/24/2012 to 11/12/2012 6:30-8:30pm. Registration: 912-478-5551. Information: 912-6510942 or email christinataylor@georgiasouthern. edu. Offered in Savannah by Georgia Southern’s dept of Continuing Education at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St.

Yoga for Couples: Toolbox for Labor & Delivery

Participants will learn a “toolbox” full of hands-on comfort measures including breathing, massage, positioning, pressure points and much more from two labor doulas. For moms and their birth companions, to prepare for labor and delivery. The class is held the last Wednesday of each month at 100 Riverview Drive, 6pm-8pm. $100 per couple. Call Ann Carroll (912) 7047650 or e-mail her at carroll3620@bellsouth. net. Reservations are required and space is limited. [070812]

Clubs & Organizations Avegost LARP

Live action role playing group that exists in a medieval fantasy realm. Generally meets on the second weekend of the month. Free for your first event or if you’re a non-player character. $35 fee for returning characters. Email: Kaza Ayersman, godzillaunknown@gmail.com or visit www.avegost.com [062912]

Buccaneer Region SCCA

The local chapter of the Sports Car Club of America, hosting monthly solo/autocross driving events in the Savannah area. Anyone with a safe car, insurance and a valid driver’s license is eligible to participate. Visit http://buccaneerregion.org. [062912]

Business Networking on the Islands

Small Business Professionals Islands Networking Group Meets 1st Thursday each month from 9:30-10:30 AM. Tradewinds Ice Cream & Coffee, 107 Charlotte Rd. Savannah (912) 3086768 for more info. [062912]

Energy Healers

Energy Healers Meets every Monday at 6pm. Meditation and healing with energy. Discuss aromatherapy, chakra systems and more. Call 912-695-2305 for more info. http://www.meetup.com/SavannahEnergyHealers/ [062912]

Exploring The American Revolution in Savannah

Interested in exploring the role Savannah played in the American Revolution? Join likeminded people including artists, writers, teachers and historians for discussion, site exploration and creative collaboration. Meets the 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 6pm at Gallery Espresso. Email, Kathleen Thomas: exploretherevolution@gmail.com for more info. [062912]

Historic Savannah Chapter of ABWA

Meets the second Thursday of every month from 6-7:30 p.m. The cost is the price of the meal. RSVP to 660-8257. Tubby’s Tank House, 2909 River Dr., Thunderbolt. [062912]

Honor Flight Savannah

A non-profit organization dedicated to sending our area Korean War and World War II veterans to Washington DC to visit the new WWII Memorial. All expenses are paid by Honor Flight Savannah, which is not a government-supported program. They depend on donations from the community to fund their efforts. Honor Flight is seeking veterans interested in making a trip to Washington. For more info: (912) 596-1962 or www.honorflightsavannah.org [062912]

Islands MOMSnext

For mothers of school-aged children, kindergarten through high school. Authentic community, mothering support, personal growth, practical help, and spiritual hope. Meets first & third Monday of the month, excluding holidays. Childcare is available upon request. A ministry of MOPS International. Information or registration: call 912-898-4344 or kymmccarty@ hotmail.com. http://www.mops.org/ [062912]

Drop N Circle Craft Night (formerly Stitch-N Group)

Sponsored by The Frayed Knot and Perlina. Join us every Tuesday evening 5pm-8pm for crafting. Located at 6 West State Street (behind the CVS off of Wright Square in the historic district.) Enjoy the sharing of creativity with other knitters, crocheters, beaders, spinners, felters, needle pointers. All levels of experience welcome. Come and be inspired! For more info please call 912-233-1240 or 912-441-2656. [072812]

Low Country Turners

A club for wood-turning enthusiasts. Contact Steve Cook, 912-313-2230. [062912]

Military Order of the Purple Heart Ladies Auxiliary Meets the first Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. American Legion Post 184, 1 Legion Dr. Call 786-4508. [062912]

Peacock Guild-For Writers and Book Lovers

A literary society for bibliophiles and writers. Writer’s Salon meetings held on first Tuesday and third Wednesday. Book Club meets on the third Tuesday. All meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and meet at Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home (207 E. Charlton St.). Call 233-6014 or visit Facebook group “Peacock Guild” for more info. [062912]

Philo Cafe

A weekly discussion group that meets from 7:30pm-9pm at various locations each Monday. Anyone craving some good conversation is invited to drop by. No cost. For more info, email athenapluto@yahoo.com or look up The Philo Cafe on Facebook. [063012]

Queen of Spades Card Playing Club

A new club formed to bring lovers of card games together to play games such as Spades, Hearts, Rummy, etc. We will meet every other Thursday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at The Sentient Bean, 13. E. Park Ave. Next meeting is July 19.

Children are welcome. No fee. Information: 912-660-8585. [071512]

Richmond Hill Roadies Running Club

A chartered running club of the Road Runners Association of America. Monthly training sessions and seminars. Weekly runs. Kathy Ackerman,756-5865 or Billy Tomlinson 5965965. [062912]

Rogue Phoenix Sci-Fi Fantasy Club

Members of Starfleet International and The Klingon Assault Group meet the first Sunday at 4 pm. at 5429 LaRoche Ave and the third Tuesday at Super King Buffet, 10201 Abercorn Street at 7:30 p.m. Call 308-2094, email kasak@ comcast.net or visit www.roguephoenix.org. [062912]

Safe Kids Savannah

A coalition dedicated to preventing childhood injuries, holds a meeting on the second Tuesday of every month from 11:30am-1pm. Visit www.safekidssavannah.org or call 912-3533148 for more info. [062912]

Savannah Art Association

The non-profit art association, the Southeast’s oldest, is taking applications for membership. Workshops, community programs, exhibition opportunities, and an artistic community of diverse and creative people from all ages, mediums, and skill levels. Information: 912232-7731 [062912]

Savannah Authors Autonomous Writing Group

Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 6-8 p.m. Encourage first-class prose writing, fiction or non-fiction, through discussion, constructive criticism, instruction, exercises and examples. Location: C. H. Brown Fine

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Islands MOPS

A Mothers of Preschoolers group that meets at the First Baptist Church of the Islands on two Wednesdays a month from 9:15-11:30am. Website/information: https://sites.google.com/ site/islandsmops/ [062912]

Knitters, Needlepoint and Crochet

Meets every Wednesday. Different locations downtown. Contact (912) 308-6768 for info. No fees. Wanna learn? Come join us! [062912]

Knittin’ Night

Knit and crochet gathering held each Tuesday evening, 5pm-8pm All skill levels welcome. Wild Fibre, 6 East Liberty Street (near Bull St.) Call for info: 912-238-0514 [063012]

Language Club--French, Spanish, German or English

Parle toi le francais? Hablas espanol? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Speak English? Practice

“Where your dessert takes your order!” HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 4-7PM

Chatham Sailing Club

Meets the first Friday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Young’s Marina, 218 Wilmington Island Rd., Savannah (across fom N. Cromwell Rd.) If first Friday falls on a holiday weekend, meeting is second Friday. No boat? No sailing experience? No problem! Information: http://www. chathamsailing.org. [051912]

your French, Spanish , German or English at Cafe’ Florie’ Restaurant, 1715 Barnard St (Between 33rd and 34th. Every Sunday from 4:00 to 5:30pm. Meet people and practice your favorite language. There is a small fee for coordinator. If interested contact srn104anto@ aol.com or 912-541-1337. First meeting day is July 29. [072712]

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Silver and Antiques, 14 West Jones St., between Bull and Whitaker. All are welcome. No charge. Contact: Alice Vantrease (alicevantrease@live. com) or 912-308-3208. [070812]

Savannah Brewers’ League

Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Call 447-0943 or visit www.hdb.org and click on Clubs, then Savannah Brewers League. Meet at Moon River Brewing Company, 21 W. Bay St. [062912]

Savannah Clemson Club

Savannah Area Clemson alumni and supporters meet at various times and locations throughout the year. Game viewing parties for football, basketball and baseball, as well as a spring cookout, Sand Gnats outings and service events. https://cualumni.clemson.edu/sslpage.aspx?pid=460 and look for us on Facebook! Information: Gareth Avant at garethavant@ gmail.com or 336-339-3970. [051312]

Savannah Council, Navy League of the United States

A dinner meeting the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December) at 6 p.m. at the Hunter Club. Call John Findeis at 748-7020. [062912]

Savannah Fencing Club

Beginner classes Tuesday and Thursday evenings for six weeks. $60. Some equipment provided. After completing the class, you may join the Savannah Fencing Club for $5 per month. Experienced fencers welcome. Call 429-6918 or email savannahfencing@aol.com. [062912]

Savannah Go Green

Meets most Saturdays. Green events and places. Share ways to Go Green each day! Call (912) 308-6768 to learn more. [062912]

Savannah Jaycees

Meeting/info session held the 1st Tuesday of every month at 6pm to discuss upcoming events and provide an opportunity for those interested in joining the Jaycees to learn more. Must be 21-40 years old to join. 101 Atlas St. 912-353-7700 or www.savannahjaycees.com [062912]

Savannah Newcomers Club

Open to women who have lived in the Savannah area for less than two years. Membership includes a monthly luncheon and program. The club hosts activities, tours and events to assist in learning about Savannah and making new friends. www.savannahnewcomers.com [062912]

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Meets monthly at the American Legion Post 135, 1108 Bull St. Call James Crauswell at 9273356. [063012]

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Savannah Toastmasters

Helps improve speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at Memorial Health University Medical Center, Conference Room C. 484-6710. [062912]

Savannah Writers Group

A gathering of writers of all levels for networking, hearing published guest speaker authors, and writing critique in a friendly, supportive environment. Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 PM. August 14th meeting will be held at the Atlanta Bread Company in Twelve Oaks Shopping Center, 5500 Abercorn Street. Free and open to the public. Information: www.savannahwritersgroup. blogspot.com/group or 912-572-6251. [080212].

Seersucker Live’s Happy Hour for Writers

A no-agenda gathering of the Savannah area writing community, held on the first Thursday of every month from 5:30-7:30pm. Free and open to all writers, aspiring writers, and anyone interested in writing. 21+ with valid I.D. Usually held at Abe’s on Lincoln, 17 Lincoln Street. For specifics, visit SeersuckerLive.com. [063012]

The Freedom Network

An international, leaderless network of individuals interested in finding more freedom in a less and less free world. For individualists, anarcho-libertarians, social misfits, agorists, voluntarists, “permanent tourists” etc. Savannah meetings twice monthly on Thursdays at 8.30 pm. at announced location. No dues, no fees. For next meeting details email: onebornfree@yahoo.com

The Freedom Network

An international, leaderless network of individuals seeking practical methods for achieving more freedom in an unfree world, via non-political methods. For individualists, non-conformists, anarcho-libertarians, social misfits, voluntarists, conspiracy theorists, “permanent tourists” etc. Savannah meetings/ discussions twice monthly on Thursdays at 8.30 pm. Discussion subjects and meeting locations will vary. No politics, no religious affiliation, no dues, no fees. For next meeting details email:

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla

Join the volunteer organization that assists the U.S. Coast Guard. Meets the 4th Wednesday every month at 6pm at Barnes Restaurant, 5320 Waters Avenue. All ages welcomed. Prior experience and/or boat ownership not required. Information: www.savannahaux.com or telephone 912-598-7387. [063012]

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Woodville-Tompkins Scholarship Foundation

Meets the second Tuesday of every month (except October), 6:00 pm at Woodville-Tompkins, 151 Coach Joe Turner Street. Call 912-2323549 or email chesteraellis@comcast.net for more information. [063012]

Dance Abeni Cultural Arts Dance Classes

Classes for multiple ages in the art of performance dance and Adult fitness dance. Styles include African, Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, & Gospel. Classes held in the new Abeni Cultural Arts dance studio, 8400-B Abercorn St. For more information call 912-631-3452 or 912-272-2797. Ask for Muriel or Darowe. E-mail: abeniculturalarts@gmail. com [062812]

Adult Ballet Class

Maxine Patterson School of Dance, 2212 Lincoln St., at 39th, is offering an Adult Ballet Class on Thursdays from 6:30-7:30. Cost is $12 per class. Join us for learning and fun. Call 234-8745 for more info. [062812]

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Adult Intermediate Ballet

Mondays & Wednesdays, 7 - 8pm, $12 per class or 8 classes for $90. Class meets year round. (912) 921-2190. The Academy of Dance, 74 West Montgomery Crossroads. [062812]

Argentine Tango

Lessons Sundays 1:30-3:30pm. Doris Martin Dance Studio, 8511-h Ferguson Ave. Open to the public. Cost $3.00 per person. Wear closed toe leather soled shoes if available. For more information call 912-925-7416 or email savh_ tango@yahoo.com. [052812]

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Beginners Belly Dance Classes

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Beginners Belly Dancing with Cybelle

The perfect class for those with little to no dance background. Cybelle has been formally trained and has been performing for over a decade. $15/class. Tues: 7-8pm. Visit www. cybelle3.com. For info: cybelle@cybelle3.com or call 912-414-1091 Private classes are also available. Walk-ins are welcome. Synergistic Bodies, 7724 Waters Ave. [062812]

C.C. Express Dance Team

Meets every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Windsor Forest Recreation Building. Clogging or tap dance experience is necessary for this group. Call Claudia Collier at 748-0731. [062812]

Home Cookin’ Cloggers

Meet every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Nassau Woods Recreation Building on Dean Forest Road. No beginner classes are being held at this time, however help will be available for those interested in learning. Call Claudia Collier at 748-0731. [122911]

Irish Dance Classes

Glor na h’Eireann cultural arts studio is offering beginner to champion Irish Dance classes for ages 5 and up, Adult Step & Ceili, Strength & Flexibility, non-competitive and competition programs, workshops and camps. TCRG certified. For more info contact PrideofIrelandGA@ gmail.com or 912-704-2052. [062812]

Mahogany Shades of Beauty Inc.

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Modern Dance Class

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Local vendors of regionally grown produce, antiques, flea market finds. Outdoor market or indoor booths. Vendors please contact us to participate! A portion of this month’s booth rental fees will be donated to the Marc Cordray Fund.. Free to attend. Booths available to rent for a fee. Cents and $ensibility, 6703 Johnny Mercer Blvd., Wilmington Island. In the parking lot or indoors. 912-659-2900. Every Saturday, 9am-1pm.

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Fort Pulaski National Monument begins its extended summer schedule on Saturday, June 2. The Visitor Center and the historic fort will be open daily from 9am to 6:30pm. Park gates wil close at 6:45pm. Additional daily Ranger programs will be available for the public. Information: www.nps.gov/fopu or 912-786-5787. Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah. Entrance fee is $5.00 per person. Free for ages 15 and under.

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ARIES

(March 21–April 19): Do you know what a controlled burn is? Firefighters start small, manageable fires on purpose so as to eradicate brush that has accumulated too close to wooded areas. With less fuel around, bigger fires are not as likely to ignite accidentally and turn into conflagrations. I encourage you to use this as a metaphor for your own life, Aries. How? First, identify a big potential problem that may be looming on the horizon. Then, in the coming weeks, get rid of all the small messes that might tend to feed that big problem. Make sure it’ll never happen.

TAURUS

(April 20–May 20) Jungian storyteller Clarissa Pinkola Estes advises us to take good care of the untamed aspects of our nature. “The wild life must be kept ordered on a regular basis,” she writes. One way to do this is to keep our uncommon and unruly ideas clear and organized. It’s also important to give them respect, and understand that they’re crucial to our spiritual and psychological health. How are you doing in this regard, Taurus? What’s your relationship with the untamed aspects of your nature? According to my reading of the omens, now is prime time for you honor and nurture and cultivate them.

GEMINI

(May 21–June 20) By my astrological reckoning, you’re not nearly wet enough right now. I recommend that you take immediate and intensive steps to remedy the situation. There should not be anything about you that is high and dry; you need to soak up the benefits that come from being slippery and dripping. If you’re suffering from even a hint of emotional dehydration, you should submerse yourself in the nearest pool of primal feelings. For extra credit, drink deeply from the sacred cup that never empties.

CANCER

(June 21–July 22) In the 16th century, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V ruled over a vast swath of land that included 12 modern European nations. According to some historians, he once said, “I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.”

This is the kind of attitude I recommend that you adopt in the coming weeks, Cancerian. Tailor your language to the people and creatures you’re speaking to. Address them on their own level of consciousness, respecting their limitations and appealing to their particular kind of intelligence. Of course this is always a good policy, but it’s especially important for you to observe now. Fluency and flexibility will be rewarded in ways you can’t imagine.

LEO

(July 23–Aug. 22) Would you like to enhance your relationship with money? If so, do you have any specific ideas about how to do it? The coming weeks will be an excellent time to identify and implement those ideas. Let me make an initial suggestion: Keep your magical thinking to a minimum, but don’t stamp it out entirely; a small amount of frisky fantasizing will actually boost the likelihood that your more practical intentions will achieve critical mass. Here’s another tip: Imagine the presents you’d get for people if you had some extra cash. Stimulating your generous urges may help motivate the universe to be generous to you.

VIRGO

(Aug. 23–Sept. 22) A guy I know was invited to hang one of his paintings in a New York gallery –– on one condition. It had to be a piece he created on the spot, in the gallery, on the day the show opened. That would be way too much pressure for me to handle. I need to spend a long time on the stuff I make, whether it’s music or writing. I’ve got to fuss over every little detail as I constantly edit and refine and add layers. What about you, Virgo? Could you quickly come up with some new wrinkle or fresh creation that would show the world who you really are? I’m guessing we will soon find out.

LIBRA

(Sept. 23–Oct. 22) If you’ve been reading my horoscopes for a while, you know I’m not a decadent cynic who thinks “no pain, no gain” is the supreme formula for success. On the contrary. I think it’s quite possible to enjoy tremendous growth spurts when you’re happy and healthy. Pleasurable events can be great learning experiences. Joy and freedom may activate potentials

that would otherwise remain dormant. Having said that, I want to make a suggestion that may seem at odds with my usual approach, even though it’s not. For the next two weeks, I encourage you to explore the necessary power of decay. Harness the archetypes of breakdown and dissolution as you put an end to things whose time is up. This work is key to your future rejuvenation and renaissance.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23–Nov. 21) I’m going to ignore the Urban Dictionary’s more modern definitions of the word “yeast,” and stick to the original meaning: an agent of fermentation that brews alcoholic drinks and makes bread dough rise. Metaphorically speaking, Scorpio, you should be like that for your gang or crew or tribe. I urge you to stir up group morale. Provoke deeper thought and stronger feelings. Instigate some bubbly new trends and effervescent interactions. Be yeasty!

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22–Dec. 21)

Sussex is a county in southeast England. Its official motto is “We wunt be druv,” which is Sussex dialect for “We won’t be pushed around.” It’s not bad as mottoes go, I guess. There’s power in announcing to the world that you’re not going to allow anyone to manipulate you or bully you. But I’d like to see you come up with a more robust battle cry for yourself, Sagittarius –– one that doesn’t focus on what you *won’t* do, but rather on what you *will* do. It’s an ideal astrological moment to articulate your driving purpose in a pithy formula that will give you strength whenever you invoke it.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22–Jan. 19)

“Most people consider global warming somewhat of a mixed blessing,” wrote Aaron Sankin on Huffington Post. “On one hand, there’s ocean acidification, deserts gobbling up wide swaths of farmland and the massive die– off of the innumerable species unable to cope with the effects of the world’s rapidly rising temperature. But, on the other hand, you’ll be able to wear shorts for *literally the entire year.”* Sankin is being deeply sarcastic, of course. Let’s make his satire a jumping–off point as we consider some sincerely worthwhile trade–

offs you might want to implement in your own sphere. Would you be willing to sacrifice a trivial comfort for a new privilege? Would you shed a small pleasure to gain a much bigger pleasure? Might you divest yourself of a pocket of resentment if in doing so you’d attract a cleansing epiphany?

AQUARIUS

(Jan. 20–Feb. 18) I don’t expect your travels in the coming weeks to be like a smooth luxury cruise in a stretch limousine. Your route is not likely to be a straight shot through breathtaking scenery with expansive views. No, my dear Aquarius, your journeys will be more complicated than that, more snakey and labyrinthine. Some of the narrow passages and weedy detours you’ll need to navigate may not even resemble paths, let alone highways. And your metaphorical vehicle may resemble a funky old 1967 Chevy pick–up truck or a forklift bedecked with flowers. It should be pretty fun, though. Keep in mind that your maps may only be partially useful.

PISCES

(Feb. 19–March 20) In medieval times, you didn’t need a priest to get married, nor did you have to be in a church or recite a set of vows. You didn’t even have to round up witnesses. All that was required was that the two people who wanted to be wed said “I marry you” to each other. Those three words had great power! In the coming days, Pisces, I’d love to see you draw inspiration from that lost tradition. Your assignment is to dream up three potent declarations that, while not legally binding, express the deepest and most loving intentions you promise to be faithful to in the coming years.

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897-1984, 8am-7pm WESTSIDE-NEAR LAMARVILLE **1921A & 1930 Fenwick: 3BR Duplexes $650. **1925 Cowan: 3BR/1BA $700 **1912 Cowan: 3BR/2BA, garage, washer & dryer $775.

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*All above have carpet, kitchen appliances furnished, A/C/heat, washer/dryer hookup, fenced yard. References, application. One-year lease minimum. Deposit same as rent. None total electric, No smoking, pets negotiable.

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114 Marian Circle: 3BR/1.5BA, new carpet, new paint, single car garage, fenced yard $1000/month.

No Section 8. 912-234-0548 NICE 3BR/2BA FOR RENT

Nice neighborhood, near Montgomery Crossroads. Call for details, 912-844-8716

PARADISE PARK

Available now. 3BR/2 full baths, LR, DR, new A/C, new windows, new interior paint throughout. No pets/smoking. No Section 8 Accepted. $969/month + security deposit. 912-920-1936 SALE/RENT: TEMPLE STREET, off Staley Avenue, by Fairgrounds,all brick on 3 lots. 3BR/1BA, LR, kitchen, heat/air, laminate throughout, laundry room. 912-224-4167

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ONE, TWO & THREE BR Apts. & Houses for rent. Stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer. 1/2 month OffGood for this month only. 912-844-5996 OR 912-272-6820 Southside: 11515 White Bluff Rd. 1BR, LR, equipped kitchen, W/D conn. $575/month. SPECIAL! 1301 E.66th: 2BR/2 Bath, W/D connection, near Memorial Hosp. $725/month, $400/dep Southside: 127 Edgewater Rd. 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer connection, near Oglethorpe Mall $775/month, $400/deposit. SPECIAL! 1812 N.Avalon Dr. 2BR/1.5BA $675/mo, $400/dep. DAVIS RENTALS 310 E. MONTGOMERY XROADS 912-354-4011 OR 656-5372

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•1BR Apts, washer/dryer included. $25 for water, trash included, $625/month. •2BR/1.5BA Townhouse Apt, total electric, w/washer & dryer $675. 912-927-3278 or 912-356-5656

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SUNRISE VILLAS - Eastside A place that you can call home! Large eat-in kitchen, central heat/air, W/D connections, carpet, mini blinds, total electric. $650/Rent, $300/Deposit. Call 912-234-3043 THE PATRICIAN APT’S - POOLER 111 E. Mell Street: 2 BR, 1 BA, Washer/dryer hookup, refrigerator & dishwasher furnished. 975 SqFt. Ceramic tile, Quiet & Convenient location. $650-$675/month, $300 dep. 912-656-5802/912-988-3724 TOWNHOUSE: 100 Lewis Drive, Apt 13A 2BR/1.5BA, 2-story. Washer/dryer connections, all appliances. No pets. $600/month, $600/deposit. Call 912-663-0177 or 912-663-5368. VERY NICE HOUSES *2103 Causton Bluff: 3BR/1BA $750. *2220 E.43rd:3BR/1BA, CH&A, furnished kitchen, fenced yard, more! $850. 912-507-7934 or 912-927-2853 WILMINGTON ISLAND: Johnny Mercer duplex, 2BR/1BA, LR, dining area, kitchen, newly renovated $795/month. 912-897-6789 or 912-344-4164 WINDSOR FOREST: 3BR/1.5BA, family room has been used as 4th BR, new CH&A, new interior paint, new windows and sliding doors. Conveniently located. No smoking. No Section 8 accepted. $959/month + security deposit. 912-920-1936 rooms for rent 895

ROOMS FOR RENT Completely furnished. Central heat and air. Conveniently located on busline. $130 per week. Call 912-844-5995. SPACIOUS ROOMS FOR RENT Newly renovated on busline.2 blocks from Downtown Kroger,3 blocks from Historic Forsyth Park. $150/week w/No deposit. 844-5995 WEEK AT A GLANCE Does what it says. Only at www.connectsavannah.com

EFFICIENCY ROOMS Includes stove, refrigerator, private bath. Furnished! $180/week. Call 912-844-5995.

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2BR/1BA Apartments, LV Room, Dining, Kitchen w/appliances, washer/dryer hookup. UTILITIES INCLUDED! NO CREDIT REQUIRED! $225 weekly, $895/monthly, Call 912-319-4182, M-Sat 9AM-6PM

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$75 Move-In Special Today!! Clean, furnished, large. Busline, central heat/air, utilities. $100-$130 weekly. Rooms w/bathroom $145. Call 912-289-0410.

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AVAILABLE ROOMS: CLEAN, comfortable rooms. Washer/dryer, air, cable, HBO, ceiling fans. $110-$140 weekly. No deposit. Call Ike @ 844-7065

ROOM FOR RENT: Safe Environment. Central heat/air, cable, telephone service. $450-$550 monthly, $125/security deposit, No lease. Immediate occupancy. Call Mr. Brown:912-663-2574 or 912-234-9177.

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FURNISHED APTS. $165/WK.

Private bath and kitchen, cable, utilities, washer furnished. AC & heat, bus stop on property. No deposit required. Completely safe, manager on property. Contact Cody, 695-7889 or Jack, 342-3840.

LARGE VICTORIAN with windows on two sides, across from library, nicely furnished, all utilities. TV/cable/internet, washer/dryer, $140/week. $504/month. 912-231-9464 Other apts. avail.

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Furnished, affordable room available includes utility, cable,refrigerator, central heat/air. $115-$140/weekly, no deposit.Call 912-844-3609 NEED A ROOM? STOP LOOKING! Great rooms available ranging from $115-$140/weekly. Includes refrigerators, cable w/HBO, central heat/air. No deposit. Call 912-398-7507.

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BEE ROAD: 2BR/1BA $625. CAROLINE DRIVE: 2BR/1BA, living room, kitchen furnished, total electric $675/month. VARNEDOE DRIVE: 2BR/1BA, LR, kitchen $650. 912-897-6789 or 912-344-4164

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ROOM FOR RENT Safe, Quiet environment in nearly new home. Utilities & cable included. On busline. $125/weekly, $75/deposit. Call 912-484-1347 ROOMMATES WANTED East Savannah: Very clean. Stove, refrigerator, cable, washer/dryer included. On bus line. Starting at $125/week. Call 912-961-2842 ROOMS FOR RENT: All amenities included, CH/A, off street parking, within walking distance to SSU, Near bus line. $85-$130 weekly. Call 912-428-3514

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$100 & Up. Furnished, includes utilities, central heat/air, Comcast cable, washer/dryer. Ceramic tile in kitchen. Shared Kitchen & Shared bath. Call 912-210-0144. transportation 900

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2002 CHEVY CAVALIER CHEVROLET Cavalier, 2002- new tires, paint, battery. immaculate condition remote entry. $3,399. (912)663-0064 CADILLAC El Dorado Coupe, 1987Excellent running condition, A/C, clean inside & out. Great Bargain @ $1250. Call for info, 912-323-4914 CADILLAC El Dorado Coupe, 1987Excellent running condition, A/C, clean inside & out. Great Bargain @ $1250. Call for info, 912-323-4914

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Paint & Body Work. Reasonably Priced. Insurance Claims. We buy wrecks. Call 912-355-5932.

SATURN Ion, 2007, Automatic, AC, Power Windows, Locks, CC, New Tires, New windshield, fully serviced, fully detailed, title in hand, 64K, $7,000. 912-657-4098 WE PAY CASH for junk cars & trucks! Call 964-0515 Motorcycles/ AtVs 940

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1800cc, black, less than 3000 miles. $7000 firm. Serious inquiries only. 912-596-7690, leave message.

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