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SAVANNAH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL PRESENTS

Book by Marshall Brickman and RIck Elice Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 Friday,  March 2nd, 2018

7:00PM Tickets at the door All Students Free Adults $15 Jelks Fine Arts Auditorium, 824 Stillwood Drive

DIRECTED BY DJ QUEENAN MUSICAL DI R ECTION BY MICHAEL RAY CHOREOGRAPHY BY MURIE L MILLER

STARRING THE AMAZING STUDENTS OF THE SCDS UPPER SCHOOL DRAMA DEPARTMENT Originally produced on Broadway by Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt, Five Cent Productions, Stepehn Schuler, Decca Theatricals, Scott M. Delman, Stuart Ditsky, Terry Allen Kramer, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Eve Price, Jam Theatricals/Mary LuRoffe, Pittsburgh CLO/Gutterman/Swinsky, Vivek Tiwary/Gary Kaplan, The Weinstein Company/Clarence, LLC, Adam Zotovich, Tribe TheatricalsBy Special Arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical

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WEDNESDAY 2.28 Alexandria Hall Poetry Workshop

Hestia Artists’Residency and the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace announce a poetry workshop for girls and women featuring writer and musician Alexandria Hall. 6 p.m. JGL Birthplace, 10 East Oglethorpe Ave. Free and open to the public

First Friday Fireworks FRI 3.2

Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks, presented by Wet Willie’s. first Friday of every month, 9:30 p.m. Rousakis Plaza, River St. Free

Black Males, Education and Incarceration: Societal Impact of Incarcerating a Disproportionate Number of Black Males

Dr. Larry Stokes, Associate Professor of Social Sciences at Savannah State University, will discuss the causes of the incarceration of black males and findings from his study. 6 p.m. Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.

Film: Blacker Than The Night

When four women move into an old house left by one woman’s aunt, strange things begin to happen. 8 p.m. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. $8

Theatre: Guess Who Showed Up At Dinner?

Quirky musician Sugarbread Robinson decides to journey to his roots in the deep South to find inspiration. 7:30 p.m. Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 W Oglethorpe $45-$59

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Front Porch Improv SAT 3.3

Front Porch Improv mixes improv games, improv scenes, and stories into a seamless spontaneous and unscripted theatrical experience. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll laugh at other people crying. 8 p.m. Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull St. $12

A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. Feb. 28-March 3, 7:30 p.m. Armstrong Fine Arts Ctr, 11935 Abercorn St. $15 Discounts available 912-344-2801

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Three days of gaming, tournaments, cosplay and guests. Cottonwood Suites, 301 Governor Treutlen Dr. gnomecon.org

THURSDAY 3. 1 Architectural Pub Crawl

Upon leaving Prohibition Savannah, the tour will visit Husk Savannah, followed by El-Rocko Lounge, and will end at the Alley Cat Lounge at 9 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Prohibition, 125 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free myHSF.org


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BroadwayHD: Indecent

Nelly

An Evening with Meg Elison

Public Mural Workshop

Remembering Tricksie Turner

Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend

The play follows a troupe of actors, the cast of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance. 7 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. $15 Join Hestia Artists’ Residency for an evening of fantastical storytelling with writer-in-residence, Meg Elison. 6:30 p.m. The Book Lady Bookstore, 6 East Liberty St. This show honors the life of Tricksie Turner, benefits the Dream In Color Scholarship Fund, and features local performers. 9 p.m. Club One, 1 Jefferson St.

Tea at Mrs. Davenport’s

It’s goin’ down, down baby at Elan when Nelly performs. 9 p.m. Club Elan, 301 Williamson St. $36 Artist Celeste Byers will lead a 2.5-hour Public Mural workshop 1 p.m. Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull St.

Past and the present meet in the Second Annual Antiques and Architecture Weekend. March 2-3 Madison Square, West Harris Street. $15-$85 savantiquesweekend.com

Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House Museum. Thurs. & Fri., 5 p.m. Davenport House, 324 East State St. $18 plus tax

Savannah Boat Show

Theatre: The Lieutenant of Inishmore On a lonely road on the tiny

Hear the story of Juliette Gordon Low and how she founded the Girl Scouts, and taste foods that bring her world to life. 4:15 p.m. JGL Birthplace, 10 East Oglethorpe Ave. $40

Irish island of Inishmore, someone has killed an Irish National Liberation Army enforcer’s cat. Not recommended for children. Thurs.-Sat, 8 p.m. and Sun., 3 p.m. Savannah Rep Playshop, 980 Industry Dr. $25

FRIDAY 3. 2 Beth Head, Jeff Zagers

Presented by Hestia Artists’ Residency. 9 p.m. Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St.

First Friday for Folk Music

Monthly folk music showcase hosted by the Savannah Folk Music Society in a friendly, alcohol-free environment. March’s performers are Michael Maddox and The Unusual Suspects. 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian, 520 Washington Ave. $5 donation 912-484-3936. savannahfolk.org

Lecture: The Art and History of Bonaventure

Learn more about the fascinating history and art of Bonaventure with a panel of short presentations. 6 p.m. Jepson Center, 207 West York St. Museum members free, non-members $8

The 16th annual boat show presented by JBM & Associates. March 3-4 Trade & Convention Ctr, 1 International Dr.

Smart Cookies: How Women Have Changed the World with Food

Toast. Sip. Savor. COME TOAST ON THE HARBOUR.

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Stayin’ Alive Canada

Get down with this Bee Gees tribute. 7:30 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. $39-$49

Theatre: Plaza Suite

Three acts, each involving different characters, but all set in Suite 719 of New York City’s Plaza Hotel. Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Asbury Memorial UMC, 1008 Henry St. $15

Theatre: Stellaluna

When Stellaluna is separated from Mother Bat in the forest, she is adopted by a family of birds. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 3 p.m. Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 E Victory $15 adults, $12 kids/seniors/military savannahchildrenstheatre.org

Weeping Time Commemoration

Commemorate the 429 people sold at the “Weeping Time” slave sale in Savannah in 1859, the largest such in U.S. history. 9-11 a.m. Brock Elementary, 1804 Stratford St Free

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My Favorite Things: A Living Room Concert

Bernstein at 100

Roger Moss and Kim Steiner perform an intimate show in East End Prohibitions’ Lot 33. Limited to 40 people. 7 p.m. East End Provisions, 420 E. Broughton St.

I Cantori, Savannah’s premier chamber choir, presents a concert honoring the 100th birthday of the prolific American composer, Leonard Bernstein. 7:30 p.m. St. Peter’s Episcopal, 3 W. Ridge Road. $20 adults, $10 students

Odd Lot Improv: Saturday Shenanigans

Forsyth Farmers Market

Local and regional produce, honey, meat, dairy, pasta, baked goods. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Forsyth Park

Adam Miller

Georgia Conservancy Oyster Roast

SAT 3.3

Renowned children’s entertainer, folksinger, Georgia Conservancy’s roast and storyteller Adam includes local oysters, BBQ, Miller will perform “I’ll live music, beer, and more. Sing You a Story: Folk 3 p.m. Songs for Children and Grove Point Plantation, 2298 Families.” Proceeds Grove Point Rd. from the concert benefit $55 WRUU Community Radio 107.5 fm. Get Your Rear in Gear 5k 1-2 p.m. Helping to raise awareness of colon cancer. Unitarian Universalist 8 a.m. Church of Savannah, Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer 307A E. Harris St. & Research Pavilion, 225 $10 for adults, $5 for Reynolds Ave. children 12 and under House of Prom

One-day sale of prom dresses and evening gowns benefits Rape Crisis Center. 10 a.m. Tanger Outlets, 200 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, #400.

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An improv comedy show in the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” 8 p.m. Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 West Liberty Street. $10

Ruckus and Revelry

Hestia Artist Residency celebrates debut. 8 p.m. Starland, 40th and Bull. $11

Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market Opening Day

Another season begins. 9 a.m. Islands High, 170 Whitemarsh Island Road.

SUNDAY 3. 4 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: The Flames

Alexei Ratmansky’s captivating revival of Vasily Vainonen’s The Flames of Paris. 7 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. $15

William Florian, former lead singer with the famous ‘60s folk band, The New Christie Minstrels, is back at the Post with his John Denver tribute show. 8 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne $20

Divas Are Forever...It’s Complicated

Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons

CinemaSavannah will screen the best of the 2017 Oscar-nominated animated and live-action shorts. 4 p.m. JEA, 5111 Abercorn St. $10 cash only

Named for beloved Horizons teacher Louise Lauretti, who lost her battle with melanoma in 2014, this tournament bringa together players of all ages and abilities. 9 a.m. Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Dr.

Miles to Margaritas 5k

At the end of this 5k, enjoy a free margarita and post-race fiesta party. 9 a.m. Forsyth Park

This intimate, one-time showcase will offer an exciting variety of songs. 4 p.m. UU Church of Savannah, 307A E. Harris St. $20

Film: Oscar Shorts

Girls on the Runway Fashion Show

Team members will model clothes by Belk. Includes admission to the Fly Girls Exhibit at the museum. 2 p.m. Mighty 8th AF Museum, 175 Bourne Ave. $25 adults, $10 children


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The City’s malware malaise BY JIM MOREKIS

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HOW BAD has the City of Savannah’s extensive — yet oddly underreported — malware infection been? So bad that I’ve received several scam emails posing to be from….. wait for it…. the City of Savannah’s official spokesperson! Of course, Michelle Gavin, director of the City’s Office of Public Information, wasn’t personally at fault and I promise you I’m really not picking on her. It could have been anybody — perhaps literally anybody with a City email account. The problem has been that large. Until I told her, Gavin was unaware her identity had been used to send what are called “phishing” attacks, of the type that has paralyzed a large percentage of City business for nearly a month. But there couldn’t be a more ironically appropriate gaffe to happen. More importantly, it displays just how wide-ranging the system-wide failure might be. Even if the infection is resolved by the time you read this, it hasn’t exactly been a shining moment in local governance. If you know absolutely nothing about this matter, don’t feel bad. There has been not only little mention of it in local media, but also, at this time, no public reassurance by either City Manager Rob Hernandez or Mayor Eddie DeLoach. In the meantime, taxpayers weren’t able to fight parking tickets, couldn’t do business with the City’s purchasing department, and couldn’t send emails to the City with PDF attachments, among other problems. Some folks have been told by their employers not to open any email sent to them from the City of Savannah for fear of malware and/or viruses. The City was diligent in informing citizens of the most high-profile problem, namely the rescheduling of several days of Traffic Court, itself administered by the already beleaguered Recorder’s Court. But as the days go by and more City business is impacted, it has seemed long past time for the City to not only continue taking serious steps in fixing the problem, but to fully inform and reassure a largely clueless public. The City is giving us in the media alternate, safer ways to make inquiries. But the public has been told less. Why hasn’t the Mayor or City Manager made even a brief statement? As I write this, none seems forthcoming.

Unfortunately, this malware infection isn’t that new and could possibly be getting worse instead of better. It was discovered three weeks ago, when a virus and/or malware, reportedly linked to an email phishing scheme, was discovered the afternoon of Feb. 9. So far, several sessions of Traffic Court have had to be rescheduled due to the breakdown. This requires new subpoenas to be sent out and new court days and times to be set, which of course has a compounding domino effect on other court business and costs. Criminal court sessions haven’t been affected, the City says. As a precautionary measure, City IT staff temporarily halted communication between City servers to limit the spread of the virus, Gavin informs us. The City’s software system used for the finance, purchasing and payroll units was temporarily suspended through Feb. 13 as a precaution. A week ago, the City’s IT staff was preventing attachments to be received via email by City staff, and was urging people to use an FTP to transfer files. As of this writing, the City says that IT staff and contract help is “working around the clock” to fix the problem. There have been various and so far unconfirmed reports of 911 dispatch being compromised and the City’s 311 service having its backup files deleted. But City spokesperson Gavin says, “There have been no interruptions at 911, and no data loss at 311 (or anywhere that we know of).” Gavin concludes: “There is no question this virus has been a big inconvenience for City staff. So far there’s no evidence of any data that has been compromised or files that have been deleted,” she says. “There has been minor impact to the public, by that I mean money could not be taken at the Parking Services office, you could only pay online,” she says. “Traffic court has to be rescheduled, the City’s bid/purchasing website has been unaccessible and IT is prohibiting staff from receiving PDF attachments from outside email until this virus is eliminated, “ Gavin says.

“The city is continuing to provide uninterrupted Public Safety and core services such as water/sewer, sanitation, parking, etc,” Gavin relates. That said, even with what little we know of the malware infection, it’s likely that City business has incurred not just “inconvenience,” but extensive real world cost which will probably be transferred to taxpayers. Keep in mind we are already paying a sizeable new Fire Fee specifically because of past financial mismanagement which cost the City more money than budgeted, as well as unforeseen costs from the breakup of the police merger. And that followed yet another computer controversy, as the software system governing City utility bills was screwed up for the better part of a year. In this new case, the root cause could be a mundane one. A local IT expert I interviewed, who prefers to stay anonymous, speculates that “compromised ad servers from Facebook Quiz related websites is the most likely culprit. That and people doing online shopping on city systems.” The expert also says it wouldn’t surprise him if it were a more targeted attack. “There are actors out there trying every door they can to see if any of them are unlocked,” he says. The expert says the City did the right thing in bringing in help from outside contractor Layer 3. Comparing Layer 3 to “calling in the National Guard,” the expert tells me, “They’re kind of of a big dog in the industry. I’m glad the City IT Department recognized they were outclassed.” While hacking happens to nearly everyone these days, one could be forgiven for concluding that the City of Savannah seems to be at a uniquely vulnerable point with regards to systems and finance management overall. Let’s just hope they don’t have the idea to pass another new fee to cover the cost of this latest screw-up — the full cost of which we aren’t able to add up yet. Or maybe it’s best that we don’t give them any more ideas at all.... CS


NEWS & OPINION ENVIRONMENT

A reckoning on Cumberland Island Development efforts threaten to encroach on National Seashore

SOME TIME this spring, coastal residents could wake up to news of the biggest deal on Cumberland Island since the deal that created the National Seashore there in the 1970s. Right now, behind the scenes, negotiators are working to forge a “grand bargain” between a witch’s brew of governments, property owners and environmental activists. In the balance lies the future of about 1,000 acres of privately held land on Cum- The Dungeness Ruins are an iconic image of Cumberland Island. berland Island, what most people know as a public wilderness, a serene and wondrous spit of sand and marsh accessible only by boat. About 60,000 people visited Cumberland Island last year. People from around the world are drawn there by its pristine beaches, dense maritime forests and rich human history. The talks could determine whether visitors see more human development or more nature when they take that boat ride, spray on bug poison and take a hike. Developers are proposing residential subdivisions. “The vast majority of us would prefer that there were absolutely no more development on Cumberland Island,” says Alex Kearns of St. Marys Earthkeepers, an environmental group that left the negotiations. “But that’s not feasible.” Kearns believes that legally and politiThe maritime forest habitat on Cumberland Island could be threatened if the proposed residential development is allowed. PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE. cally, the winds don’t favor a total stop to new development right now. She says the table. They say they’ve been shut out of that her group left the discussions because not hers). “The best that we can hope for is to min- the talks. The main negotiator on the conthey felt that they could be more effective imize any damage,” Kearns says. servation side appears to be the Southern talking about them from the outside. The facts are indisputable. Private But if you think all environmental activ- Environmental Law Center. properties slice through the National Sea- ists agree on strategy, I have an island to For his part, Ingram, the man in the shore like a handful of blue-colored cards sell you. middle, says he’s trying to reach an agreein a yellow-colored deck. They were part Karen Grainey of the local Sierra Club ment that will benefit the island “as of the “original bargain” that saved the chapter believes that the Seashore much as possible, for as long as possible.” island from Hilton Head style hotels and should stick to its enabling law, which “Everybody is working well together,” golf courses in 1972. envisions a more wild, not a more he says. “If it falls apart, at least we can Back then, everyone thought that these developed, Cumberland Island. say that we tried.” private lands eventually would become “It’s not inevitable,” Grainey says of Without a “grand bargain,” the island’s part of the Seashore. But they didn’t. Lack new homes, which would go near the Seafuture could be thrown to the courts, a of both money and political will to use emi- shore’s most highly-visited area. “Instead long and drawn-out crap shoot for everynent domain has landed us now at the of sitting at a table and negotiating away one. Hardliners are hoping for a delay. same crossroads: subdivisions or nature? the promise of Cumberland Island becom- Honestly, they’re hoping for a change in the Kearns is optimistic that the chief ing more wild, we should be fighting a legal and political winds, in Congress and negotiator, the National Seashore’s really tough fight.” the White House. Superintendent, Gary Ingram, can get all Environmental hardliners don’t want In the meantime, the Camden County sides to agree to setbacks, density limits any new homes. They argue that private government could make a zoning decision and other mitigating factors so that the property rights aren’t the same as develop- in a few months based on the outcome of ment privileges. But hardliners aren’t at “grand bargain” negotiations. CS new homes “aren’t that bad” (my words,

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NEWS & OPINION AN URBANIST VIEW

Calls to action: Waters corridor, retrofitting Southside suburbia, and the Tomochichi Annex 2. Southside BY JASON COMBS

IF YOU are a regular reader of this column, you have most likely noticed previous mention of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). Well, you are about to start seeing a lot more mentions. This week and next (March 2-5), we begin lead-up activities to the CNU’s 26th annual Congress (yes, I know that’s redundant, but it is what it is), being held right here in Savannah May 16-19. Promotional materials state that: “Savannah exemplifies great urbanism and design. Almost three hundred years of civic and architectural excellence have created a city where attention to detail and tradition are built into every block.” Well, as we residents know, not every block. We know they mean downtown, and the downtown-adjacent neighborhoods. Other areas of Savannah – they could use some help. And some help they will get. Each year, a series of “Legacy Projects” are conducted months in advance of the main event. Crack teams of local and visiting professionals take a look at problem areas and offer their solutions. These are intense, charrette-based workshops that might cost up to $150k if the pros were not donating their time and effort. Instead, the host cities just pay $15k

The proposed new Federal courthouse annex would put a surface parking lot on an original trust lot, right on Telfair Square, for only about two dozen parking spaces.

to help cover CNU’s expenses. And the polished results of these Legacy Projects will be presented to the attendees of the Congress as well, so these pros will be on their A-game. The pre-CNU Legacy Project areas are:

1. Eastside

I’ve often heard it said by real estate watchers that the Waters corridor, especially in the vicinity of its crossing with Henry and Anderson, is “the next Starland.” Depending on your perspective, this could sound like an aspiration or a threat. Whichever, it is due to the fact that these watchers recognize “good bones” in the urban fabric and properties that a lot of value could be added to.

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If you’ve been following my Gentrification Series (love it or hate it) you should drop in on these workshops and presentations, no matter where you live. The designers will be looking to apply strategies and tactics from existing Purpose Built Communities (see the website) to the Eastside neighborhood and Waters corridor, but that doesn’t mean the recommendations can’t apply elsewhere as well. This Legacy Project will look to help residents direct how the value is added, and not just to individual properties, but to the community as a whole. Attention will be given to the retention and creation of housing, broadening services supporting community wellness, and the creation of an economic development district.

This workshop will basically be looking for ways to create a “second downtown” of compact, walkable, mixed-use urban fabric somewhere in the vicinity of GSU-Armstrong and the Savannah Mall. There’s certainly enough dead space to work with, between oceans of parking lots and empty retail. For real-world examples of where this has been done before, largely from dead malls, Google “Retrofitting Suburbia” (using the quotes) and then hit the “images” tab. The book of that name was co-authored by a former professor of mine at Georgia Tech, Ellen Dunham-Jones, and is full of juicy case studies with great visuals. It’s exciting what could be done out there with all the available space, and I can’t wait to see what this workshop comes up with. Southsiders and Georgetowners, get to these sessions and tell the designers how you’d do downtown better than downtown.

3. Brunswick

And Savannah isn’t keeping all the CNUlove to itself. Our neighbor to the south along the Georgia coast, Brunswick, will host a team looking to revitalize the Norwich Street corridor. Norwich was apparently “once the bustling main commercial corridor” according to the press release. The Details Eastside: W.W. Law Center (909 E. Bolton St.)

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Scott Barnard proposes to keep the building on the north lot, and rent space to new tenants. Also shown: an Annex styled to resemble the courthouse. COURTESY BARNARD ARCHITECTS

Their plan is to knock down both of the smaller Tiled Monstrosities, put the new Annex on the south trust lot, and leave the north trust lot open, as surface parking. Yes, a new surface parking lot, downtown, on top of a trust lot, on Telfair Square. Yes, the square with the museums. For a whopping 23 parking spaces, surrounded by a fence. Yes, a fence that will also close off that section of West President Street from public use. Local architect Scott Barnard is leading the charge to improve this plan, and will be Kevin Klinkenberg of the Savannah speaking about it at the next Massie HeriDevelopment and Renewal Authority tage Center lecture (March 7, 7pm, please (SDRA), one of the two local professionRSVP). als most responsible for bringing the CNU Mr. Barnard suggests that at the very to Savannah (along with Eric Brown of least, the north Lavatory Edifice should be Brown Design Studio) says this about the allowed to remain, with office space rented opportunity: out to new non-governmental tenants. “The Legacy Projects are intended to God help me, I agree. It’s still better than bring world-class design and planning a parking lot. My maxim holds, even for expertise to local issues that otherwise Class-WC office space. wouldn’t receive that kind of service. It’s Also, it would be wonderful if the massCNU’s way of giving back to the local host ing and style of the new Annex echoed that community, by helping to confront difficult of the existing and sublime Tomochichi issues and give inspiration for how to solve Courthouse building. them.” Please contact these people about it: Here’s what I have to say: “If you care about improving Savannah’s Audrey Entorf: audrey.entorf@gsa.gov built environment, put your cynicism General Services Administration (GSA) about government-sponsored plans and Regional Preservation and Fine Arts outside consultants on hold. Get your ass Office, 77 Forsyth Street SW, Atlanta, GA to these public sessions. If you don’t, you’re 30303, 404-433-8490    a fool, and I will personally hound you the next time you publicly complain (Facebook Congressman Buddy Carter or real life) about Savannah not having any c/o Hunter Hall: Hunter.Hall@mail.house. good plans for the future.” gov And another thing: 6602 Abercorn Street, Suite 105B, Savannah, GA  31401, 912-856-4095    

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Do you think the Bathroom Buildings are bad? You know, those hideous federal buildings on Oglethorpe Avenue and Telfair Square? Of course you do. Well, the situation could actually get worse. The Federal Government has decided to test my personal maxim of “Anything is better than a surface parking lot.”

Senator Johnny Isakson c/o Andrew Blascovich: Andrew3_Blascovich@isakson.senate.gov Box 9142, Savannah, GA 31412, 912-237-4580     Isakson’s man Andrew says their office gets lots of monotonous input about such issues, so get creative. Maybe record yourself singing Joni Mitchell lyrics. You know the ones. CS

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Weeping Time, Kiah Museum highlighted IT’S NOT every day you’re invited to take part in a public archaeology dig close to home. You get your chance this weekend, as the local group Digging Savannah – the public archaelogy program of the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern — will continue a dig in historic Cuyler Brownsville in West Savannah. The project looks into the property at 505 W. 36th Street known as the Kiah Museum, former home of Dr. and Mrs. Calvin L. Kiah. Cuyler-Brownsville is one of the oldest African-American communities in Savannah, with roots going back to a community of free African Americans who had settled there since the late 18th Century. Today, the community’s social fabric faces gentrification, crime, and lack of economic development. The Kiah Museum is threatened with the City’s new “blight tax” due to the deterioration of the building. At the request of community members, and the group Friends of the Kiah Museum, archaeology will be part of an interdisciplinary project aimed at using conversations about the past to bring people together to value the Kiah House Museum and the Cuyler Brownsville Community. This Digging Savannah project is working with students from Georgia Southern University and Savannah State University, Friends of the Kiah Museum, and community members to identify goals for community development and to use public archaeology to meet those goals.  The dig happens Saturday March 3 and Sunday, March 4, , from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The excavations will be open to the public. Students will be expected to help with public interpretation and education. Outreach will extend beyond the dig days. In other local history news, the poignant but historically important “Weeping Time” will be remembered in a couple of local events this month. The Weeping Time was the largest single sale of enslaved persons in U.S. history, and took place in Savannah on March 2-3, 1859. At least 429 people were sold on the grounds of a local racetrack in West Savannah, some kept in horse stalls. At Weeping Time commemorations it is customary to carry an open umbrella to mark the fact that a heavy rain fell steadily both days, a sign to many that God Himself

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was crying. This weekend, OCEANS (Organization to Commemorate Enslaved African American Nationals, Inc.), Journey by Faith, Inc., Ivory Bay CDC, and Georgia Historical Society invite you to a commemoration at Otis Brock Elementary School, 804 Stratford St. Gather at the school gym at 9 a.m. this Saturday. The gathered will walk to The Weeping Time site at Augusta Avenue and Dunn Street for a wreath-laying ceremony. Later this month, the College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Southern’s Armstrong Campus invites you to the third annual Mark Finlay Memorial Lecture. Speaking March 22 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium will be Dr. Anne Bailey, author of The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History. Dr. Bailey will focus on the role Savannah played in this chapter in history. The free lecture will be preceded by a performance from the Gullah Geechee Shouters at 5:45 p.m. CS


What’s the environmental impact of road salt? As I sat on a balmy 20-degree day in Pittsburgh, a thought came: Pennsylvania uses salt to combat snow and ice. What are the ramifications to the environment? Will the Three Rivers become a saltwater haven for sharks? I await your answer as I chain myself nekkid to a tree to protest its slow death from saltwater ingestion. —Mark 
SHARKS IN the Monongahela might still be a few centuries off, Mark, but your readiness to go full Lorax on the road-salt issue is commendable. I’ll be happy to supply you with a few shorter-term problems to worry over, with fewer teeth but frankly just as dire. First the scope of the situation. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, ice control accounted for 43 percent of all salt consumption in 2015, by far the biggest slice of the national salt-use pie. That breaks down to about 25 million tons we’re shaking out onto our roads per annum. Where’s it all go from there? The first stop is roadside soil and vegetation. You’re not wrong to be worried about trees: salt spray injures evergreen needles and deciduous buds alike, turning them brown and thus decreasing their photosynthesis capacity. Salt in the soil winds up in tree roots as well, where it essentially fills them up, leaving less room for other nutrients like potassium and calcium. Or say the roadside plant in question is milkweed, its leaves plump with sodium, which gets ingested by monarch butterflies. Research from 2014 found that consuming saltier plant matter increased muscle protein activity in male butterflies and eye size in females. These effects may be beneficial, but road salt seems to be a high-value treat for animals who don’t otherwise encounter lots of sodium, and if butterflies get too much it can kill them. Birds are also subject to salt poisoning, but they’re at more immediate risk too: to get at that delicious salt they alight on the road, aka where all the cars are. Outcomes can be similarly grisly for deer and moose, who see de-iced roads as an all-you-caneat salt lick.

Roadways being designed to repel water and drain it off, salt readily makes its way into the local streamflow, which is where the most serious trouble begins. A paper published last year in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explored the effects of road salt on 371 North American lakes, noting that we’re looking at a double-barreled problem: the continued use of salt for de-icing, plus sprawl—we just keep producing more roads. Having a mere 1 percent of the nearby ground asphalted over, the study found, is enough to gradually bump up a lake’s salt content, putting it in danger of long-term salinization. As you might imagine, excess salt in lakes and rivers disagrees with the constitutions of the various fauna living there. Great enough concentrations of NaCl have been shown to shrink the body size of rainbow trout and mess with the male-female ratios of wood-frog tadpoles. Sodium chloride was the focus in this analysis, but magnesium chloride and other salts are used on roads too; each has its own environmental effects, none particularly salutary. The PNAS paper predicts that if the current road-to-watershed pipeline persists unabated, “many lakes will exceed the aquatic life threshold criterion for chronic chloride exposure” within 50 years, which is to say we’ll get a grim cycle of declining biodiversity, disrupted food chains, and overall ecosystem malfunction; in the most serious cases, too much salt chokes off oxygen levels in freshwater bodies. And then sometimes humans have their own road-salt troubles. You’re aware of the situation in Flint, Michigan: the city switched its municipal water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, whose already-polluted H2O corroded lead-lined water mains, leading to widespread illness, lower fertility, and at least a dozen deaths— a shameful and utterly avoidable tragedy whose prolonged nature has had nothing at all, I’m sure, to do with the demographic makeup of those affected. Anyway, the problem with Flint River water was multifaceted; this is an industrial town, after all. But one contributing corrosive was road salt, washed into the river after it was used to de-ice frozen bridges. Oh, and about drinking water: road salt’s in there too. That 50-year threshold predicted by the PNAS study is also the point at which the taste of salt becomes perceptible in tap water, though a few locales are already reporting a distinct saline flavor flowing from their pipes come the winter season. On one hand, this is bad news for people on restricted diets, but on the other, hey—no need to salt your water for pasta anymore. It’s pre-seasoned right out of the faucet. CS BY CECIL ADAMS

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One dead in shooting near Savannah State residence hall; suspect in custody

SSU police are investigating a shooting incident on Saturday, Feb. 24, that resulted in the death of an individual. The victim is not a university student, University Police report. “At approximately 2:25 pm today, public safety received a report of shots fired in the vicinity of University Commons. The shooting victim was located and transported to Memorial Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The campus was placed on lockdown until approximately 4:45 p.m. A suspect in the shooting left campus in a silver 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT,” police report. The suspect is now in police custody. He also is not an SSU student, police report. SSU police Chief James Barnwell credits the identification of the suspect to new enhancements of campus surveillance systems and utilization of the new campus safety app, LiveSafe. “As this investigation continues, the SSU Department of Public Safety is taking immediate measures to increase campus security. The LaRoche Avenue gate will be the only open entrance and everyone going onto campus will need to present identification. In addition, increased police patrols have been put in place as campus safety measures are expanded,” SSU police report. This is the fifth homicide of the year in Savannah/Chatham County. 

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Savannah Police Department detectives are investigating the deaths of two individuals who were located inside of a residence on the 2200 block of Fernwood Drive on Feb. 20. At around 4:20 p.m., officers responded to the residence in reference to an EMS call. Once inside, officers located Martha Brown, 91, and her son John Duncan, 70, deceased in a back room. Responding officers called in Savannah Fire due to a gas odor inside the home. Savannah Fire responded and determined that lethal levels of carbon monoxide were present. At this time, detectives determined that

no foul play is involved. The GBI will be conducting autopsies to determine the official cause and manner of death.

Hit and run on Abercorn

The Savannah Police Traffic Investigation Unit responded to a hit and run on Abercorn Street and Largo Drive early on Feb. 21.  At around 1 a.m., Andrew McDonald, 31, was walking across the street when he was struck by an unknown vehicle that was traveling south on Abercorn Street.  McDonald sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  This incident remains under investigation. 

Savannah Police arrest man for false report of Armed Robbery

Savannah Police have charged a 27-yearold man with falsely reporting an armed robbery earlier this month. Around 11:30 p.m. Feb. 3 Jamison Batchelor flagged down officers at Jefferson and W. Bryan streets to report he had been robbed at the Wells Fargo ATM, 136 Bull St., about one hour earlier. He told officers he was withdrawing money when two black males pressed the tip of a knife into his back and demanded cash. The men ran from the area after receiving the cash. During the course of the investigation, he admitted the report was false. On Feb. 6, Batchelor was served a warrant for false statements and transported to the Chatham County jail. “We take the false report of crimes very seriously,” Chief Mark Revenew said. “These false reports waste valuable patrol, investigative and forensic resources that can be better focused on genuine crimes. We have zero tolerance for anyone who files a false report, and they will be charged accordingly.” ALL CASES FROM RECENT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT INCIDENT REPORTS. GIVE ANONYMOUS CRIME TIPS TO CRIMESTOPPERS AT 912/234-2020 OR TEXT CRIMES (274637) USING KEYWORD CSTOP2020.


NEWS & OPINION NEWS OF THE WEIRD A North Little Rock, Arkansas, law firm celebrated Valentine’s Day in an unconventional way: Wilson & Haubert, PLLC hosted a contest to win a free divorce (a $985 value). “Are you ready to call it quits?” the firm’s Facebook post asked. “Do you know someone that is?” Firm co-founder Brandon Haubert told WIS-TV that the firm had received more than 40 entries in the first day it was offered.

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About a week after an 11-year-old boy scraped his elbow while playing in a tidal pool on a California beach, pediatricians treating him for the resulting abscess removed a small, hard object and were surprised to discover a live checkered periwinkle marine snail, according to United Press International. Dr. Albert Khait and his colleagues at Loma Linda University wrote in BMJ Case Reports that a snail’s egg had apparently become embedded in the boy’s skin when he scraped it. The mollusk later hatched inside the abscess. Dr. Khait said the boy took the snail home as a pet, but it did not survive living outside its former home.

Blimey!

Michelle Myers of Buckeye, Arizona, suffers from blinding headaches, but it’s what happens afterward that until recently had doctors stumped. Myers, who has never been out of the United States, has awakened from her headaches three times in the last seven years with a different foreign accent. The first time it was Irish; the second was Australian, and both lasted only about a week. But Myers’ most recent event, which was two years ago, left her with a British accent that she still has. Doctors have diagnosed her with Foreign Accent Syndrome, a rare condition that usually accompanies a neurological event such as a stroke. Myers told ABC-15 that the loss of her normal accent makes her sad: “I feel like a different person. Everybody only sees or hears Mary Poppins.”

Update

News of the Weird reported in September on the giant “fatberg” in the sewer system beneath the streets of London. The huge glob of oil, fat, diapers and baby wipes was blasted out after nine weeks of work. On Feb. 8, the Museum of London put on display a shoebox-sized chunk, the consistency of which is described by curator Vyki Sparkes as Parmesan cheese crossed with moon rock. “It’s disgusting and fascinating,” she told the Associated Press. The mini-fatberg is enclosed within three nested transparent boxes to protect visitors from potentially deadly bacteria, the terrible smell -- and the tiny flies that swarm around it. The museum is selling fatberg fudge and T-shirts in conjunction with the exhibit, running through July 1.

Why Not?

Terran Woolley of Hutchinson, Kansas, got a bright idea after he read the requirements to become the governor. “I was reading some stories about the young teenagers that were entering the governor’s race ... and I thought, ‘I wonder if ... Angus could run,’” Woolley explained to KWCH-TV. Angus is Woolley’s wirehaired vizsla, who Woolley said would promise soft couches and a “completely anti-squirrel agenda” if elected. Alas, on Feb. 12, the Kansas secretary of state’s office dashed Angus’ dreams when it declared that despite the fact that there are no restrictions against a dog being governor, Angus would be unable to carry out the responsibilities of the office.

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swipe-based courtship practice. The guard drops somwhere between Hunter Jayne’s guitar meanderings and the deep groove of the rhythm, blurring lines between analog and digital, emotional hesitance and earnest invitations. The band that grew at Savannah house shows is currently selling out their upcoming tour, which includes a homecoming show at The Jinx. We spoke with Hunter Jayne about the band’s relocation, the creation of Online, and the early days. Your sound has evolved since everyone made their way to NYC. How has your music making been impacted by the change in environment? We are all very happy to be in the same place again. The city is very stimulating and offers new experiences every day. The grind can get you down sometimes, but it’s worth it. I think our sound has been

heading in this direction since our last LP, but I think lately we are really finding ourselves in it. What was the production process like for Online? There are so many enriching textures and movements. We recorded Online at the last house Chad and I lived in before we moved in May of 2017. It was a different process than our previous albums. Everything was dissected and done section by section rather than long live takes. We started making records this way when we made our last EP, ‘Cold Shower.’ We like to experiment as much as we can and not to be afraid to dig in on an idea that might not work in the end. In many ways, the songs are born in the recording process rather than in a live setting. In rehearsal after making the record, we were playing most of these songs together for the first time. 


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“The grind can get you down sometimes, but it’s worth it. I think our sound has been heading in this direction since our last LP, but I think lately we are really finding ourselves in it.” Can you talk a little about the visuals that accompany the album?  We kind of circled back to collage art again. Chad really likes doing collages and for a while that was a big part of our visual style. The concept for the artwork started with shooting pictures of desserts with Kelia Anne and continued with a drawing Clayton Walsh did for us. Everything kind of evolved out of those two moments. Are members currently working on projects/music outside Triathalon? Lately we’ve been focusing everything on the band and getting ready for this tour. I have a record I’d like to put out this year under the name of Taze Daze but I have no idea when that will happen. Mostly the stuff Adam and I have been writing lately

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IN 2017, Dustin Lynch had a career-making hit with “Small Town Boy,” a platinum selling single that sat atop the country charts for a month. He’s got another hit in the making with “I’d Be Jealous Too.” His current album, Current Mood, which hit No. 2 when it was released, is still on the charts, and he’s playing to more people than ever. “It’s been a great year, no doubt about it,” Lynch said in a recent phone interview. “It comes from working hard and setting

goals, meeting goals. But, I think, it’s also putting out the right music at the right time.” Now, he’s happy to be filling the main support slot on Brad Paisley’s winter/ spring tour, just as he’s previously done with Luke Bryan, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line. “It exposes us to their fans,” Lynch said. “We’ve had some traditional style hits and a more left-of-center song. But more than that, we try to bring the party to it. FGL brings the party every night and Brad literally brings the party on this tour. He’s got two bars on stage with people up there drinking.” The good news, Lynch says, is that he

and his band don’t have change much when they go from tour to tour. “We get the same amount of time, 45 minutes or so,” he said. “We’ve had enough hits that the majority of the time we’re up there is playing hits. We can introduce a couple new songs. But you’ve got to play the hits.” Lynch, however, is likely to incorporate a non-hit or two from “Current Mood.” Those songs have been almost universally seen as the best Lynch has written, connecting with listeners more directly and personally than his previous efforts. “That comes with my growth as a songwriter, my growth even as a person, living a little bit,” he said. “Life has changed,


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“Life has changed, relationships have happened and I’ve gotten more comfortable as an artist. One thing I finally figured out is if I’ve felt it, if I’ve lived it, there’s no reason to be afraid to talk about it. Everybody else has, too.” relationships have happened and I’ve gotten more comfortable as an artist. One thing I finally figured out is if I’ve felt it, if I’ve lived it, there’s no reason to be afraid to talk about it. Everybody else has, too. “What I’ve learned is when I’ve let somebody in too much, too close, that’s where the magic happens,” Lynch said. “That’s opened me up as a songwriter.” That growth as a songwriter has been just one aspect of Lynch’s overall improvement. He’s gone from promising upstart to consistent hitmaker, a run that began when he released his debut single “Cowboys and Angels” in January 2012. Eight months later, Lynch’s self-titled debut album hit the top of the country charts and he was off, following the nowstandard path for country artists of playing club and fair shows, releasing singles and albums, landing support slots on major tours, releasing more music, playing bigger headlining shows and getting direct support slots. Following that path can bring an artist closer to the country’s top tier. But Lynch said, if that was automatic, everyone would do it. Rather, Lynch said, he and other aspirants have to find a way to connect with the audiences, first on the radio—which comes from the songs themselves—then in performance. What makes that happen? “It’s being comfortable and confident,” Lynch said. “I learned a lot about that from watching Luke Bryan. I watched that guy every night have fun, where it’s cool and exciting and not too choreographed. If you feel like dancing with somebody, do it, don’t worry about what you look like. That’s what it’s about, being comfortable and making that connection, so that every concert is like a first date.” So how do you keep that going show after show? “It’s about confidence, repetition and dialing in the pacing,’ Lynch said. That sounds like something an athlete would say about preparing for a game—not surprising given that Lynch played golf at Nashville’s Lipscomb College before beginning his musical career. “There’s no doubt about that,” Lynch said, “There’s a lot of similarity. You see a lot of college athletes get into the industry

at this level. Jake Owen’s a golfer. Chase Rice played football, Lee Brice played football, Sam Hunt, too. Colt Ford is a big-time golfer.” So who’d win if there was a country golf tournament? “Right now, I’d probably put my money on Colt Ford,” Lynch said. “I’ve retired. I got burned out in college. What little free time I’ve got now, I don’t want to be worrying about which way a golf ball goes. I’ve taken up fishing.” That, of course, puts him in league with Paisley, who has long sung the praises of fishing. While he’s on the road with Paisley this spring and summer, Lynch is also at work on new songs, which are likely to turn up on an album either late this year or early in 2019, but may hit the airwaves well before any album is released. “We’ve already started the creative process, the writing process,” he said. “The landscape of music changes so quickly that I like the thought of releasing music when you know you’ve got something special— you go, ‘Hey world, what do you think of this?’ and toss the golden nuggets out when you get them.” A couple more hits and Lynch is likely to be moving on up in the touring world. In fact, it appears it’s just a matter of time before he’s headlining arena shows and finding new artists to support him. “The industry as a whole is really expecting us to get there,” Lynch said. “In my opinion, we’re getting close. We have one giant song, ‘Small Town Boy.’ We’ve got another one with ‘I’d Be Jealous, Too.’” You tell that by the reports that are coming in. “Then it’s continuing to pursue excellence as a performer and having people talking about what a great time they had at your show,” he said. “You start doing that and eventually, there’s not an arena that can hold you. I think it’s in the cards for us, going to that level, I really do.” CS

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Caribbean, African, and Latin influences come together in a perfect storm with Big Mean Sound Machine. With a killer rhythm section, heavy bass, keys, and a horn section, the Ithaca, New York-based band has been engaging audiences with deep grooves since 2009. The 10-piece group keeps crowds on their toes as the whole room embarks on a cross-continental sonic journey. Traditional afrobeat, roots reggae, ethiojazz, and funk textures spill over onto one another as strong melodies drive the songs—no lead singer needed. Big Mean Sound Machine’s expansive sound has been tracked on several releases, including their most recent LP Runnin’ for the Ghost. THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 9 P.M., FREE, 21+

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THE JOHN DENVER STORY @TYBEE POST THEATER

Singer-songwriter William Florian is back at the Post Theater by popular demand with a loving tribute to the great John Denver. As a singer with 1960s folk band The New Christy Minstrels, Florian is particularly well-equipped to interpret Denver’s earthy catalog. Not only will audiences hear hits like “Take Me Home Country Roads,” “Sunshine On My Shoulders,” “Annie’s Song,” and “Leavin’ On A Jet Plane”—Florian will incorporate stories about Denver’s career and fascinating life as a musician, activist, humanitarian, and pilot into his performance. Fans can look forward to an engaging performance peppered with humor and Florian’s seasoned onstage charisma. SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 8 P.M., $20-25 VIA TYBEEPOSTTHEATER.COM, 20 ALL-AGES

ADAM SANDERS @SADDLE BAGS

If country fans don’t recognize Adam Sanders in name, they very well may recognize him in melody. As a successful songwriter on Nashville’s Music Row, the up-andcomer has penned several number-one hits, including Cole Swindell’s “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey,” and Dustin Lynch’s “Hell of a Night.” He’s also written for Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, and beyond. The self-taught writer, vocalist, and guitarist is dedicated to pursuing a down-toearth solo career, sharing his passion for faith, family, the outdoors, and music. His latest EP features positive anthems like “Thankful For,” heartbreak ballads like “Burning Roses,” and the spiritually-influenced “Prayed for Me.” As a dynamic performer, Sanders’ show has taken him on the road with Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Cole Swindell, and beyond. FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 10 P.M. ADAM SANDERS

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QUENTIN BAXTER

Charleston’s own Quentin E. Baxter has been making the Lowcountry proud since his very early days in Charleston County public schools. A graduate of College of Charleston’s Music Theory and Composition program, Baxter grew as a percussionist under the tutelage of Robert Ephraim, Oscar Rivers, Jr., Lonnie Hamilton III, and more. Baxter’s talent and passion for sharing his cultural and spiritual tradition through music has taken him around the world, performing at The Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joy of Jazz Festival in South Africa, France’s Toulouse Jazz Festival, Italy’s Spoleto Festival dei Mondi, and his hometown’s own Spoleto Festival USA. These days, Baxter can be found touring the world with Rene Marie and Grammynominated vocalist Freddy Cole. He is a professor of Jazz Percussion at College of Charleston and is working on a solo drum recording, Gullah Breadbasket: A Drummer’s Perspective. SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 8 P.M. $5 COVER CHARGE ADDED TO EACH CHECK DURING LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES


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WEDNESDAY 2.28 LIVE MUSIC

Barrelhouse South Ben Lewis, 9:30 p.m. Bay Street Blues Hitman Blues Band, 9 p.m. Bayou Cafe Ray Tomasino, 9 p.m. Boomy’s Eric Culberson Band, 10 p.m. coffee deli Acoustic Jam, 7 p.m. Five Oaks Taproom Eric Britt, 8 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Claire Frazier Quartet, 7 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar Josephine Johnson, 7 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Rachael’s 1190 Open Mic Night, 8 p.m. The Sandbar Open Mic, 9 p.m. Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m. SEED Eco Lounge Latin Music Night, 9 p.m. Stafford’s Public House Creatively Crafted Open Mic, 9 p.m. Tree House Wobble Wednesday Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Jubal Kane, 8 p.m. The Wormhole Open Mic, 9 p.m.

Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde @GRAYSON STADIUM

TRIVIA & GAMES

The Chromatic Dragon Geeky Trivia Night, 8 p.m. Dub’s Pub Trivia, 7:30 p.m. The Jinx Rock n Roll Bingo, 10 p.m. Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Richmond Hill) Trivia Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill Trivia, 9:30 p.m. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt) Bingo, 7 p.m. World of Beer Trivia, 7 p.m.

KARAOKE

Club One Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Hercules Bar & Grill Karaoke, 9 p.m. Little Lucky’s Karaoke McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Wet Willie’s Karaoke, 9 p.m.

COMEDY

Stafford’s Public House Weird Wednesdays Open Mic Comedy, 9 p.m. Totally Awesome Bar Open Mic Comedy, 8:30 p.m.

DJ

Little Lucky’s Live DJ SEED Eco Lounge DJ Cesar, 10 p.m.

THURSDAY 3. 1 LIVE MUSIC

Barrelhouse South Big Mean Sound Machine, 9:30 p.m. Bay Street Blues Hitman Blues Band, 9 p.m. Bayou Cafe Eric Culberson Band, 9 p.m. Billy’s Place at McDonough’s Nancy Witt (piano and vocals), 6 p.m. Cohen’s Retreat Munchies and Music, 5:30 p.m. Congress Street Social Club DJ Basik Lee, 10 p.m. Fannie’s on the Beach Christy and Butch, 8 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Emmet Cohen Quartet, 7 p.m. The Jinx Scaryoke, 10 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) Trivia

Country sensation Luke Combs brings his Don’t Tempt Me With A Good Time tour to the home of the Savannah Bananas. Ashley McBryde kicks off the evening. FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 7 P.M. PS Tavern Live Music Rancho Alegre Cuban Restaurant Gypsy Jazz, 7 p.m. River House Ricky Standard Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m. The Stage on Bay Here Come the Mummies, 8 p.m. Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill Open Mic, 9 p.m. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt) Willie Jackson and the Tybee Blues Band, 6 p.m. Vic’s on The River Frank Bright, Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Jon Lee’s Apparitions, 8 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Bucky & Barry, 5 p.m. The Wormhole Open Mic, 6 p.m.

TRIVIA & GAMES

The Britannia British Pub Trivia, 7:30 p.m. McDonough’s Trivia, 7 p.m. Melody’s Coastal Cafe and Sandbar Cantina Trivia Pour Larry’s Explicit Trivia, 10 p.m. Southbound Brewing Company Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia, 8 p.m. Tybee Island Social Club Trivia, 7:30 p.m.

KARAOKE

Blueberry Hill Trivia and Karaoke, 7 p.m. The Chromatic Dragon Karaoke Night, 9 p.m. Club One Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Doodles Karaoke, 9 p.m. Flashback Karaoke, 8 p.m. Jukebox Bar & Grill Karaoke & Throwback Jams, 8 p.m. Little Lucky’s Karaoke McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Rusty Rudders Tap House Karaoke Totally Awesome Bar 80s and 90s

Karaoke, 10 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Bucky & Barry, 6:30 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe (Pooler) Thomas Claxton, 9 p.m. World of Beer Karaoke, 9 p.m.

DJ

The Jinx Live DJ, 10 p.m. Liquid Night Club Live DJ, 9 p.m. Little Lucky’s Live DJ Rusty Rudders Tap House DJ Tap SEED Eco Lounge DJ Cesar, 10 p.m.

BAR & CLUB EVENTS

Club One Remembering Tricksie Turner, 9 p.m., Drag Show, 10:30 p.m. SEED Eco Lounge Daas Unterground Thursdays, 10 p.m. Stafford’s Public House Open Mic, 9 p.m.

FRIDAY 3. 2 LIVE MUSIC

A-J’s Dockside Joey Manning, 7 p.m. B & D Burgers (Southside) Christy Alan Acoustic, 6 p.m. Barrelhouse South Holey Miss Moley, Juice, 9:30 p.m. Billy’s Place at McDonough’s Nancy Witt (piano and vocals), 6 p.m. Club Elan Nelly, 9 p.m. Congress Street Social Club The Train Wrecks, 10 p.m. Dockside Seafood Bluegrass Happy Hour, 4 p.m. East End Provisions Roger Moss and Kim Steiner, 7 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge The Tens, 9 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Eric Jones Trio ft. Calvin Barnes, 8 p.m. Grayson Stadium Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde, 7 p.m. Huc-a-Poo’s Xuluprophet, 9 p.m.

The Jinx Deep State, Giving Up, 10 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Lizzy’s Tequila Bar & Grill Georgia Kyle Lucas Theatre for the Arts Stayin’ Alive Canada, 7:30 p.m. Pour Larry’s DJ & Live Music Rancho Alegre Cuban Restaurant Jody Jazz Trio, 6:30 p.m. River House Ricky Standard Rusty Rudders Tap House Live Acoustic Music, 6 p.m. Ruth’s Chris Steak House David Duckworth, 8 p.m. Saddle Bags Adam Sanders, 10 p.m. Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m. Sulfur Studios Beth Head, Jeff Zagers, 9 p.m. Taste of India Don Read, 6:30 p.m. Tijuana Flats Gary Strickland Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt) Hitman, 6 p.m. Vic’s on The River Frank Bright, Claire Frazier and Norm Gagne, 7 p.m. The Warehouse Randy Cuba, Prime Real Estate, 2 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Ray Tomasino, Bill Hodgson, 8:30 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe (Pooler) Lyn Avenue, 9 p.m.

TRIVIA & GAMES

Coach’s Corner Trivia, Movies & Music Trivia, 8 p.m. PS Tavern Beer Pong Tournament, 10 p.m.

KARAOKE

Bay Street Blues Karaoke, 8 p.m. Blueberry Hill Karaoke, 7 p.m. The Islander Karaoke, 10 p.m. Little Lucky’s Karaoke McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Sunny’s Lounge Karaoke, 9 p.m.


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Club 309 West DJ Zay Doubles Nightclub DJ Sam Diamond, 8 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge DJ D-Frost Hercules Bar & Grill DJ Liquid Night Club Live DJ, 9 p.m. Little Lucky’s Live DJ Rusty Rudders Tap House DJ Tap SEED Eco Lounge DJ C-Rok, 10 p.m. Tree House DJ Phive Star

BAR & CLUB EVENTS

Abe’s on Lincoln DJ Doc Ock, 9 p.m. Club One Drag Show

SATURDAY 3. 3 LIVE MUSIC

A-J’s Dockside Joey Manning, 7 p.m. Barrelhouse South The Heavy Pets, The Voodoo Fix, 9 p.m. Basil’s Pizza and Deli Christy Alan Band, 7 p.m. Billy’s Place at McDonough’s Nancy Witt (piano and vocals), 6 p.m. Boomy’s Liquid Ginger Coach’s Corner Thomas Claxton and The Myth, 5150, 7 p.m., Torx, 8 p.m. Congress Street Social Club DJ Werd Life, 10 p.m. East End Provisions My Favorite Things: A Living Room Concert, 7 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge Mechanical River, 9 p.m., DJ Precisa Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Quentin Baxter Quartet, 8 p.m. Huc-a-Poo’s Fish Out of Water, 9 p.m. The Jinx Bottles & Cans, 10 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Lizzy’s Tequila Bar & Grill Ford Natirboff The Olde Pink House David Duckworth & Alisha Duckworth Pour Larry’s DJ & Live Music Rancho Alegre Cuban Restaurant Jody Jazz Trio, 6:30 p.m. Randy Wood Guitars Richard Smith, 8 p.m. River House Rachael Shaner Rusty Rudders Tap House Live Acoustic Music, 6 p.m. Ruth’s Chris Steak House Eddie Wilson Saddle Bags Luke Pell, 8 p.m. Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m. Stafford’s Public House DJ Rudy Lui, 9:30 p.m. The Stage on Bay Lil Boosie, Webbie, Yung Bleu, Tokyo Jetz, 7 p.m. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt) Keith & Ross, 6 p.m. Tybee Post Theatre The John Denver Story, 8 p.m. Vic’s on The River Frank Bright, Claire Frazier and Norm Gagne, 7 p.m. The Warehouse Levi Moore, Fig Neutrons, 2 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Jason Courtenay, Bill Hodgson, 1 p.m.

KARAOKE

Bay Street Blues Karaoke, 8 p.m. Doodles Karaoke, 9 p.m. The Islander Karaoke, 10 p.m. Jukebox Bar & Grill Karaoke & Throwback Jams, 8 p.m. Little Lucky’s Karaoke

McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Melody’s Coastal Cafe and Sandbar Cantina Karaoke, 8 p.m. PS Tavern Karaoke

COMEDY

Bull Street Labs Front Porch Improv, 8 p.m. Savannah Coffee Roasters Odd Lot Improv: Saturday Shenanigans, 8 p.m. The Wormhole Comedy Planet with Joe Gallois and Katherine Blanford, 8 p.m.

DJ

Doubles Nightclub DJ Sam Diamond, 8 p.m. Liquid Night Club Live DJ, 9 p.m. Little Lucky’s Live DJ Rusty Rudders Tap House DJ Tap SEED Eco Lounge DJ Pieces, 10 p.m. Tree House DJ Phive Star

BAR & CLUB EVENTS

Club One Drag Show, 10:30 p.m.

SUNDAY 3. 4 LIVE MUSIC

A-J’s Dockside Joey Manning, 7 p.m. B & D Burgers (Southside) Christy Alan Acoustic, 1 p.m. Bayou Cafe Don Coyer, 9 p.m. Congress Street Social Club Voodoo Soup, 10:30 p.m. Fannie’s on the Beach Sarah Poole, 2 p.m. Flashback Open Jam, 5 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Eric Jones Trio ft. Huxsie Scott, 7 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music The Olde Pink House Eddie Wilson River House Georgia Kyle The Sentient Bean Savannah Songwriter Series, 7 p.m. Tybee Island Social Club Sunday Bluegrass Brunch, noon Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah Divas Are Forever...It’s Complicated, 4 p.m. Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Thomas Claxton, 8 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Funk You Up, 8:30 p.m.

TRIVIA & GAMES

Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub Trivia, 8 p.m. Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill Trivia, 9:30 p.m.

KARAOKE

Club One Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill Karaoke/DJ, 10:30 p.m.

DJ

Boomy’s DJ Basik Lee, 10 p.m.

BAR & CLUB EVENTS

Exclusives Bar & Grille Open Mic Poetry Night, 7 p.m. Saddle Bags Bar Olympics

MONDAY 3. 5 LIVE MUSIC

Abe’s on Lincoln Open Mic, 10 p.m. Bayou Cafe David Harbuck, 9 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Randy Cuba, 8 p.m.

The Wormhole Open Mic, 8 p.m., Open Mic, 6 p.m.

TRIVIA & GAMES

Blowin’ Smoke Southern Cantina Team Trivia, 7:30 p.m. The Britannia British Pub Bingo, 8 p.m. Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) Bingo

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Boomy’s Karaoke, 10 p.m. Club One Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Little Lucky’s Karaoke McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Wet Willie’s Karaoke, 9 p.m.

COMEDY

Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub Molly Mondays, 10:30 p.m.

DJ

The Jinx DJ Lucky Bastard, 10 p.m. Little Lucky’s Live DJ SEED Eco Lounge DJ Pieces, 10 p.m.

TUESDAY 3. 6 LIVE MUSIC

Bay Street Blues Ben Keiser Band, 9 p.m. Bayou Cafe Jam Night with Eric Culberson, 9 p.m. Foxy Loxy Cafe Acoustic Tuesday w/ Adam Nye, 7 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant Jeremy Davis and The Equinox Quintet, 7 p.m. The Jinx Hip Hop Night, 11 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub Open Mic, 9 p.m. Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) Open Mic Nickie’s 1971 Open Mic hosted by Willie Jackson, 8 p.m. Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Hitman Blues Band, 8 p.m.

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TRIVIA & GAMES

Basil’s Pizza and Deli Trivia, 7 p.m. Coach’s Corner Trivia, 8 p.m. CoCo’s Sunset Grille Trivia, 7 p.m. Congress Street Social Club Trivia, 10 p.m. Fia Rua Irish Pub Trivia, 7:3010 p.m. McDonough’s Bingo, 7 p.m. Mellow Mushroom Trivia, 7:30 p.m. PS Tavern Poker Rachael’s 1190 Adults Only Trivia, 9 p.m. Savannah Taphouse Trivia, 7 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe (Pooler) Trivia, 9 p.m. The Wormhole Trivia, 10:30 p.m.

KARAOKE

Blueberry Hill Karaoke, 7 p.m. Club One Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. McDonough’s Karaoke, 9 p.m. Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) Karaoke The Rail Pub Karaoke, 9 p.m. Wet Willie’s Karaoke, 9 p.m.

COMEDY

Chuck’s Bar Comedy Open Mic, 9:30 p.m.

DJ

SEED Eco Lounge DJ C-Rok, 10 p.m.

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Dockside Seafood 201 West River St.

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The Britannia British Pub 140 Johnny Mercer Blvd.

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El-Rocko Lounge 117 Whitaker St.

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Exclusives Bar & Grille 2003 Greenwood Street 912-695-2116

Fannie’s on the Beach 1613 Strand Ave. 912-786-6109 fanniesonthebeach.com

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Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub 311 W. Congress St.

Foxy Loxy Cafe 1919 Bull St.

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Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) 110 Towne Center Dr.

Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant 107 W. Broughton St. Hercules Bar & Grill 2500 Dean Forest Rd.

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The Islander 301 Johnny Mercer Blvd. 912-897-6137

Jazz’d Tapas Bar 52 Barnard St.

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Tybee Island Social Club 1311 Butler Ave. 912-472-4044 tybeeislandsocialclub.com

Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah 307A E. Harris St. 912-234-0980 www.uusavannah.org

Vic’s on The River 26 E. Bay St. 912-721-1000 vicsontheriver.com

The Warehouse 18 E. River St.

Saddle Bags 317 West River St.

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Lucas Theatre for the Arts 32 Abercorn St.

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Fia Rua Irish Pub 10132 Ford Ave.

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Congress Street Social Club 411 W. Congress St.

Blueberry Hill 546 Dean Forest Rd.

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Five Oaks Taproom 201 W. Bay St.

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Coach’s Corner 3016 E. Victory Dr. 912-352-2933 coachs.net

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Dub’s Pub 225 W. River St.

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BY ANNA CHANDLER

anna@connectsavannah.com

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SAINT PATRICK’S DAY is about to darken Savannah’s door once again. Before the shots of Jameson and hearty servings of corned beef and cabbage, Savannah Repertory Theatre will pay tribute to one of Ireland’s most valued exports—its wicked sense of humor. It’s a perfect time for the local theatre troupe to produce the pitch-black comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Not only does the production offer an off-kilter launch to Savannah’s brand of kelly greenhued March Madness, but its author is quickly becoming a household name. Playwright, screenwriter, and director Martin McDonagh has been creating acclaimed work since the late 1990s, but this year has been pivotal thanks to his film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. So far, the film has won three BAFTA Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, and it’s up for four Academy Awards. Savannah Rep’s Ken Hailey hopes the cast and audience will toast a “Best Picture” win right after their Sunday performance. “It’s fully deserving if it wins,” Hailey says. The Lieutenant of Inishmore was first produced off-Broadway in February 2006 by the Atlantic Theater Company. It transferred to Broadway in May 2006 and received a Tony nomination for Best Play. Hailey saw the show on Broadway after word spread about the “very strange, totally horrible on one hand, and hysterically funny on the other” play. “My partner and I went to see it,” Hailey recounts. “He turned to me in the middle of the show and said, ‘I can’t believe the things that I’m laughing at!’” That’s the lure and success of McDonagh’s bloody, baffling piece, which will be brought to life by an array of Savannah-based and regional actors. Set in Ireland in 1993, The Lieutenant of Inishmore is a side-splitting tale of revenge. As the Northern Ireland peace process begins, Irish National Liberation Army man Mad Padraic receives word that his beloved cat, Wee Thomas, is unwell. Heading home to the island of Inishmore, Padriac discovers that Wee Thomas has, in fact, been killed in a most grotesque manner. Marked as “too mad” by his own INLA comrades, Padriac is hell-bent on avenging Wee Thomas’s death at any cost. The production requires a half-dozen stage firearms, six gallons of stage blood per night, and multiple special effects rigs. “Eric Bishop, our Tech Director, is outdoing himself,” says Hailey. “We have to kill four people onstage. Three have to CONTINUES ON P. 26

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cut their bodies up. We torture somebody upside down. We have gunplay.” The show is the first of its kind for Hailey, who’s well-versed in slapstick comedy. The whole cast has been learning about stage combat, and even the show’s feline stars (residents of Purrvana Cat Café) are receiving training. “One of my many jobs growing up was at the zoo in Hot Springs, Arkansas,” says Hailey. “I learned a lot of animal training techniques.” Don’t worry—though the plot may seem grim, no kitties are harmed in the show. The show’s ups and down provide a welcome challenge for the whole cast and crew. “On top of stage combat, you’re doing serious drama, and at the same time, you’re doing high comedy, slapstick, and drunk scenes,” Hailey explains. “It’s a crazy piece.” It’s certainly Savannah Rep’s most ambitious piece to date and serves as a nice bookend to the company’s first year. “This is the sixth show we’ve done in one year, and we’ve built up our audience steadily,” says Hailey. “We’ve been getting more response from the acting community, and we also have our own Playshop, which we’re sharing with a lot of the community. We’re really excited about the way things are going and we’re looking at some pretty great stuff for next year.”

Community service has become key for Savannah Rep. Half of ticket sales from the Friday, March 2 performance will go to benefit wounded veterans through the Nine Line Foundation. The show is certainly not for the fainthearted and is recommended for ages 18 and up. Above all, Hailey hopes the show’s core message reaches Savannah Rep’s audiences. “The main thing is, it’s a satire that is on the absolute eventual worthlessness of terrorism and violence,” he explains. “It does this thing that is so brilliant—it is fearless in the way it goes there. What this does is take the idea of violence as a political tool and laughs at the moronic idea that it is.” “We’re really loving the satire aspects of it—it’s something you rarely get to do. It’s a comedy, it’s a drama, it combines everything, puts it in the mix, points, and laughs.” CS

SAVANNAH REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS: THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE

Savannah Repertory Theatre (980 Industry Drive) March 1 – 11 Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. $25 general admission, $20 for seniors via cityspin.com 18+


CULTURE THEATRE Asbury Memorial transforms into one of the finest hotels in the world in Plaza Suite. PHOTOS COURTESY OF

BY ANNA CHANDLER

anna@connectsavannah.com

THIS MONTH, Asbury Memorial Theatre will share a classic of American theatre. Plaza Suite, the 1968 comedy from legendary playwright Neil Simon, marks the second Simon-penned piece that Asbury Memorial has produced. Dr. Ronnie Spilton, who took the reins on Tybee Performing Arts Society’s 2015 production of Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers, will direct Asbury’s anticipated production. “When they suggested another Neil Simon, I said, ‘I can give you a list of 30 plays!” Spilton recalls. A tall task indeed. From a body of work that includes favorites like Sweet Charity, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, and beyond, Plaza Suite emerged as the winner. The production is composed of three acts featuring different characters. While they may come from various walks of life and find themselves in an array of unusual circumstances, everyone in Plaza Suite has one thing in common—a key to the luxurious Suite 719 of New York City’s Plaza

Hotel. Act One, Visitor From Mamaroneck, features couple Sam and Karen Nash returning to their honeymoon suite in an attempt to bring the heat back to their marriage. In Act Two, Visitor from Hollywood, a film producer meets up with an old flame who is now a suburban housewife. In the play’s final act, Visitor from Forest Hills, a bride battles cold feet and locks herself in the posh bathroom. Through her protestations, the bride’s parents hilariously attempt to talk her to the altar. The original performance of Plaza Suite at Broadway’s Plymouth Theatre featured the great George C. Scott and Maureen Stapleton starring in each of the three acts. Simon was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play, and director Mike Nichols took home the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. Film fans may remember the 1971 cinematic version featuring Walter Matthau, Stapleton, Barbara Harris, and Lee Grant, or even Carol Burnett’s version, a 1987 TV movie. “Plaza Suite is a staple of community theatre,” Spilton explains. “The roles are usually done by different performers...but

in [Asbury’s production], instead of one man, one female in all three roles, they’re all different actors. In many ways, it’s like directing different plays.” While Spilton strives to stay true to the original play, she also likes to throw in some twists. “I like to tweak it a little bit and give things a punch,” she says. “I added some dancing with a maid and a butler between the acts. I’ve placed the lobby, the entrance, down in the audience. The characters come out on the floor and walk around the stage up into the suite…it’s something a little different.” As for the swingin’ style, Spilton is an expert. “I was a young adult in the ’60s,” she says. “That was my era. I kid the cast: ‘You don’t have to go to Google. Ask me, I was there!’ In the program, I put in a time period with a short listing ot major events…Vietnam, Kennedy was killed… there is a timeline so the audience can remember the period. I even wrote about the difference in currency. When we talk about $4,000 for something in 1968, that was about $28,000. I think people need to know that.”

It’s considered a comedy, but Plaza Suite is not without its serious moments, too. That balance of emotion was a welcome challenge for both Spilton and her cast, including Ann Robb, Ed Wischmeyer, Donald Jarvis, Catherine Erhardt, Patrick Prokop, Kelley Gray, Ray Ellis, Cheri Hester, and Les Taylor. “You have to be able to be serious and have a good time with the comedy,” Spilton says. “It runs the gamut of an acting range. I’ve been doing theatre for over 50 years, and it’s nice to have a challenge and a little excitement.” Another hurdle was transforming the Asbury stage into the posh Plaza Suite, but with a great support team, audiences will bear witness to the luxe life. “The Plaza is the most luxurious hotel not only in New York, and not only in America!” she says. “Someone made a magnificent chandelier—you just open your mouth and gasp.” For any theatre fans who have never seen an Asbury production, Plaza Suite is a great place to start. “There are lots of people working the production here,” Spilton attests. “People are always floored by the amount of talent at Asbury.” CS

ASBURY MEMORIAL THEATRE PRESENTS: PLAZA SUITE

Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church March 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. March 4 and 11 at 3 p.m. $15 via asburymemorial.org

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CULTURE THE ART•BEAT OF SAVANNAH

Bert John’s “Viewpoints” up at the LGBT Center BY RACHAEL FLORA

rachael@connectsavannah.com

BERT JOHN is living proof that you should chase your dreams. While in medical school, the Jacksonville native decided he’d rather go to school for interior design and dropped out to attend SCAD. After finding success in that field, he switched it up yet again and created a career in painting. Now, John’s dreamy marsh paintings with gold and silver leaf corners are sought after for collections across the country. “Viewpoints,” now up at the Savannah LGBT Center’s gallery, shows a mix of John’s marsh scenes and his newest foray, bold color-blocked paintings. We spoke with John last week.

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How did you get started painting? It all started because of my friend Liz. I painted just one painting for a show house, because my other job was design. I went to SCAD for interior design from ’03 to ’06. And I quit med school in 2002. I painted that one piece for my show house, and Liz came in and saw the painting and loved it. So she got the piece. So she started doing projects, and they needed a specific piece of art that would be over the mantle of some Southern Living entertainment spread. She sent me the color story, and I did the piece and sent it to her. She started cattle-prodding me, like, “I wonder what would happen if you did that full time, if you tried to paint art to sell for a living.” That was seven or eight years ago, and in that year I sold 54 paintings. But of course, I didn’t want to stop doing design work—that’s why I went to school! So I painted on the side just a couple times a year, which turned out to be a good thing. It’s like a slow release. People know there will only be a few batches of paintings, so they need to buy them. Fast forward, the curves intersected and the design side went down and the art side went up. If the universe is saying to paint and you can afford to do it, do it. That was the whole point of me quitting med school.

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It was a serendipitous accident. The guy Bert John’s love of waterways is clear in “Viewpoints.” PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE ARTIST. who taught me at SCAD—you could call him a mentor—used gold leaf to represent a deity or spirit. I was just going to do the edge as an homage to him, but the paintings were still sticky, so I literally flipped over the edge and it stuck. That would turn out to be a happy accident, as Bob Ross would say [laughs]. I started doing gold and silver to make it a pre-made frame. People are just intrigued by that gold leaf. Have you always painted marsh scenes? They’re all some sort of waterway or marsh scene. It’s just because I grew up in Jacksonville, so I like waterways. I like that sort of, in the art world they call it atmospheric perspective where it’s sort of blurred out. The most common feedback I get from my clients is calming, surreal, ethereal. I think that’s great. They’re going to be buying it because it’s emotional to them. You seem to be very business minded about your art. I really look at it like it’s a business. If I’m strictly looking at it like it’s a business, I have a good model. Before it was just my immediate surplus I’d sell through. Now there’s a whole group of people looking at my stuff, talking about my stuff and buying my stuff. At a show a while back I saw all

these little paintings going out the door and meanwhile, my big paintings were still sitting there. The way I paint doesn’t translate well to small—I paint with huge brush strokes. If you try to translate it to a small canvas, it becomes a very different painting. I was just like, “Let me try something.” I like midcentury modern color blocking, so I laid out three or four panels and shot

them off. You’ll see those in the show. You can’t be a one-trick pony, especially if you’re trying to make it your business. Look at fashion—it changes year to year, decade to decade. CS “Viewpoints” remains on view through the end of March.


CULTURE ARTIST RESIDENCY

Hestia is here!

Unique artist residency hits Savannah HESTIA, the first nomadic artist residency, made its first stop in Savannah last week. Organizer CC Perry invited three artists from around the country—writer Meg Elison, muralist Celeste Byers, and musician Alexandria Hall—to experience our city for a week. Perry paired the artists with local Airbnb hosts that would help foster creativity. At the end of this creative week, each artist will host an event highlighting their work. The week closes out with Ruckus and Revelry, an evening in Starland featuring three-minute talks from the artists in residence, live performances, a site-specific installation by local artist Samantha Delaney, and local food and drinks.

The Writer

Meg Elison’s debut novel, The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, won the Philip K. Dick Award. “I was incredibly lucky,” Elison reminisces. “It takes so much for a debut novel to get around. I figured it would sell 40 copies and disappear.” The Book of the Unnamed Midwife is a post-apocalyptic novel with a midwife as its hero. Elison, a fan of the genre, was frustrated with its male domination. “I love post-apocalyptic fiction, but almost all of them are written by men, and it has a masculine point of view, which is quite striking,” Elison explains. “There are only a handful of deviations from that— The Handmaid’s Tale, Children of the Dust. There’s this whole idea of the story that wasn’t told. A lot of people who are drawn to extreme circumstances are conditioned to think about masculine environments. Boy Scouts learn how to survive in the woods, and Girl Scouts don’t. I mention in my story that the midwife has to look for birth control and tampons. I hate that that’s never mentioned!” Elison met Perry at a writing workshop at Berkeley, and when Perry brought up Hestia, she was hooked. “Everyone said that Savannah is such an artsy city,” Elison says. “I was in Oakland, which is an incredible arts and music scene. I love getting out of my own space, and I don’t get many opportunities to come to the South.” Elison’s reading at the Book Lady will feature a Q&A session about inclusivity. “I want to open up a Q&A talk about the way all the nonfiction is changing

to include diverse voices,” she enthuses. “More women are publishing now, more people of color. I want to talk about how much richer things are when there are more voices.”

The Musician

Fresh out of grad school, Alexandria Hall has more time to devote to her musical project, Beth Head. “I used to play under a band called Tooth Ache, but I felt boxed in by what I had made of that project,” Hall explains. “I decided to kill that project and start something new. My urge with Beth Head is to follow whatever I’m feeling.” “I feel like getting out of your space is important, but as a musician, so is getting out of my gear and using other equipment. I’m excited to play on different instruments and experiment with different sounds. I want this week to be really playful.” Hall’s MFA thesis was on finding a sense of place and how home is entwined in that definition, so taking part in a nomadic residency was a natural choice. “I love traveling, and I’ve realized that a lot of it is about being able to tune into what I need in a given place,” she explains. “I wrote about Vermont and the way my family talks, and I wrote about that before, but once I got to New York, I was like, ‘Ver-

Top: The Hestia team. Above: Alexandria Hall. Left: Meg Elison. TOP PHOTO BY JOSH LYON. ARTIST PHOTOS COURTESY OF HESTIA.

he says. “I’m a creative writer. I like to foster these spaces that create space and make people feel like they want to be artistic.” “These places are more inspiring. Nothing against Starland or the Historic District, but down there, cute Airbnbs are a dime a dozen. I’m the number one Airbnb in Savannah—people just find it really personal.” CS

mont is in my brain.’ I had the distance from it. When I was in Berlin, I was trying to write a little bit about Berlin, but when you’re traveling, you’re getting away from somewhere else.” In addition to performing at Sulfur Studios, Hall will host a poetry workshop at the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace. “My poetry is not super narrative, though in the project I’ve been working on, there’s some bit of narrative, though that’s deteriorating more and more,” Hall says. “I’m interested in the sound of the language.”

The Host

The Diamond Oaks Treehouse is a quirky enclave tucked away on Thunderbolt Island. Its owner, Chad Faries, joined Hestia as a host. “CC was doing a project for Airbnb and had contacted me about some work exchange,” recalls Faries, who lives next door to his partner and fellow Hestia host, Margaret Emily Jones. Hall stayed in his treehouse, while Jones hosted Byers. “We do this not just because we want to make money off short-term vacation rentals, but because we are artists ourselves,”

ALEXANDRIA HALL POETRY WORKSHOP

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. Meg Elison Reading The Book Lady Bookstore, Mar. 1, 6:30 p.m. Celeste Byers Public Mural Workshop Bull Street Labs, Mar. 2, 1 p.m. Beth Head Performance Sulfur Studios, Mar. 2, 9 p.m. Ruckus & Revelry: Our First Fête Starland Village, Mar. 3, 8 p.m. Tickets $10

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OPENINGS & RECEPTIONS

BELOVED: CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST — Mary Burkett of Columbia, SC, will share her sketches and biographical information on these young lives that were taken in the events of the Holocaust. Tue., March 6, 7 p.m. Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr.

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BETTY NATHAN: JEWELS FROM THE PAST — As the daughter of a junk man, collecting became natural for Betty Nathan. Building upon detail after detail became part of each story. Weaving her collectibles into her drawings became her passino, and creating her unique style of collaging became her legacy. Thu., March 1. Roots Up Gallery, 6 E. Liberty Street. CONTEMPLATIVE ART POP-UP — Raise your energy with Kundalini meditation, stimulate your mind with contemplative paintings, photography, and sculptures. Enjoy a sound-healing performance while sipping kombucha and snacking on plant-based hors d’oeuvres. Sat., March 3, 6 p.m. Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St. HOME SWEET HOME: AN ART SHOW BY RONALD JONES — Ronald Jones was born and raised in Savannah, GA, but made a name for himself as a freelance artist in New Orleans, LA. Fri., March 2, 6:30 p.m. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1401 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

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JOHN ALEXANDER — John is a well-known local photographer, specializing in commercial, portraiture, real estate, special events and fine art. March 1-30. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. ONE PIECE LEFT - 107 (80) — Using materials such as brush pens, watercolors and spray paint, Kevin Block creates works inspired by artists such as Jackson Pollock, Dr Seuss, and Wassily Kandinsky. Fri., March 2. The Whitefield Center, 106 E. 37th Street. RUCKUS AND REVELRY — Hestia Artist Residency celebrates their debut with largescale installations by Sam Delaney, three minute “quick take” presentations by artists in residence Meg Elison, Alexandria Hall, and Celeste Byers, and an experiential event design of Starland’s new venue, Starland Village, by Kaufman-Heinz. $11 Sat., March 3, 8 p.m. Starland District, 40th and Bull. SECRETS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS — “Secrets Behind Closed Doors” is Susan Martinez’s first solo exhibition, which demonstrates American family stories, daily life, landscapes, and folkways. This exhibition is curated by Dandi Gu, an MA candidate at SCAD. March 2-4. Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St.

[Non]Disclosure from Hailee Potter opens this week at The Sentient Bean

[NON]DISCLOSURE — Hailee Potter explores the psychological drama of being “stuck”. The inability to disclose information about who we are as individuals – something we all experience – causes an emotional state of paralysis, leaving one trapped, stumbling, and longing for a solution. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

CONTINUING EXHIBITS ALTER EGO — SCAD presents “Alter Ego,” a group exhibition offering diverse approaches to the broad theme of the artist’s alter ego. The exhibition, featuring various artistic practices, follows a rich history of persona, but offer fresh approaches that critique or celebrate notions of celebrity, commodity culture, reality and fiction. Through March 31. Gutstein Gallery, 201 E Broughton St,. AVANGUARDIA — Avanguardia, an exhibition by Savannah-based artist Lisa D. Watson, explores the encroachment of the constructed environment on the natural landscape. Watson uses 95 percent reclaimed materials in her artmaking to keep her ecological footprint small. Through March 11. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. BEACONS — An illuminated installation in the Museum’s North Garden created by artists Karen McVay Butch and Martha Enzmann inspired by lighthouses and beacons - beacons to light and guide, and sometimes to warm. Through March 18. Ships of The Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. BONAVENTURE: A HISTORIC CEMETERY IN ART — Steeped in art and history, Bonaventure Cemetery is one of Savannah’s most scenic locales, attracting visitors since the early 19th century. Drawn from Telfair’s and others’ collections, this exhibition

includes paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture inspired by or connected to the cemetery. Through Sep. 23. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. CARBON — Jennifer Moss is interested in discovering inherent properties of the materials she works with and highlighting these qualities through unexpected material interactions. Through April 12. In Vino Veritas, 102 E. Liberty St. CARRIE MAE WEEMS: SEA ISLAND SERIES — The Sea Islands series made between 1991-1992 comprises black-andwhite photographs with lyrical, folkloric texts devoted to Gullah-Geechee communities. Through May 6. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. CONNECTION: SEEING WITH THE MIND’S EYE — Marcee Musgrove has pursued abstraction as a soul driven expression of the connection of people and place that exist both inside and outside of ourselves as individuals. Through April 10. Starland Cafe, 11 East 41st St. CREPUSCULO — Stephanie Satterlee is a junior at SCAD studying User Experience. Through March 6. bullstreetlabs.com. Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull St. FADE INTO BLACK — Pia Camil lives and works in Mexico City. “Fade into Black” is curated by Humberto Moro, SCAD curator of exhibitions. Through July 15. May Poetter Gallery (SCAD), 342 Bull St. GIL GILLIS: ABSTRACTION IN WAX — Gil works in encaustic (beeswax) to create pieces inspired by his love of abstraction, color, shape and texture. The Grand Bohemian Gallery, 700 Drayton St.


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One Love: Ciabatta, warm spinach, gooey brie, crisp apple, zippy red onion and scratch-made honey Dijon dressing.

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SAVANNAH IS TRULY the biggest small town. Sure, for tourists visiting may seem like there is so much ground to cover, it may even seem overwhelming to some, but for those of us who live here, this town is full of familiar faces and spaces. This is especially true in the restaurant business. Over time, I have come to recognize and make connections with chefs and owners who play a role in multiple restaurants in our city. Restaurateurs seem to systematically open a new joint every few years, building their brand and making an investment in Totally Baked opened in October 2017 in the Savannah’s food market. If a new eatery is neighborhood near Crystal Beer Parlor and opening, there is a high probability that it Noble Fare. is from a well-known (Savannahian) restaurant group. want to do in our life. Noble Fare was on So when my husband told me about that list, as Noble Fare. Totally Baked was Totally Baked, a deli that shares the same on that list too,” Jenny shares. quaint neighborhood as Crystal Beer ParFor the last 10 years, Jenny told me that lor and Noble Fare, I wasn’t too surprised they have been battling the stigma of being to find out that owners Patrick and Jenny too fancy. While that is not a truth for the McNamara of Noble Fare owned the shop. McNamaras, they brought Totally Baked The McNamaras have successfully to the neighborhood as an upbeat and laidowned and operated Noble Fare for just back soup, salad, and sandwich shop. over 10 years. The locally inspired fine dinGiven that Patrick helms the kitchen ing restaurant is just off the beaten path, as the only chef at Noble Fare, Jenny has sealing it as one of the best-kept secrets in taken the reigns over at Totally Baked. the neighborhood. Being only 469 feet away from one another, The couple, which are originally from the two businesses keep the couple busy. Cleveland Ohio, landed in Savannah after “I always say, ‘I’m a wife first, mother Jenny’s parents retired here. Patrick went second and I’m a business owner third.’ to culinary school at Johnson & Wales I can’t say which is more important at a University in Charleston and two fell in certain time. Those three things are very love with the Lowcountry. Trust me, we all important to me,” Jenny explains. share the same sentiment. The vision for Totally Baked is for onNoble meaning Patrick and Fare, Jenny, the-go patrons to have down to earth, good they put their heart and soul into their first quality sandwiches. In my opinion there restaurant. Then, 10 years later, in Octois nothing more satisfying than a hearty ber 2017, the McNamaras opened Totally toasted sandwich, piled high with layers of Baked, a modern to-go deli concept they cured meats, melted cheese, crunchy veg have dreamt about for years. and smears of sauces. “Totally Baked was something Pat and At Totally Baked playful names like I talked about even before Noble Fare. We Meathead, Italian Stallion and Little Easy have a slew of concepts in a notebook that emulate the fun and unique ingredients I’ve had for 20 years. All of things that we CONTINUES ON P. 32

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that make up each ‘wich. Take the Great Dane, named after it’s large size and Danish ingredients. This is the type of sandwich that takes two hands and a wide mouth. Medium rare roast beef, Havarti cheese, blue cheese crumbles, sliced red onion, crisp lettuce and housemade horseradish cream are mounted on thick slabs of toasted marbled rye bread. It’s every bit as creamy and fresh as it is meaty and substantial. The One Love sandwich though, captured my heart and caught me off guard (as love sometimes does). Ciabatta bread, fluffy in the center and crusty on the outside, swaddled warm spinach, gooey brie, crisp apple, zippy red onion and scratchmade honey Dijon dressing. This sandwich had me so enraptured that I did not even realize it was meatless (for all you vegetarians out there). As the sweet yet punchy dressing dripped down my wrists, it was love at first bite. Want soup with your sandwich? Deep pots of homemade soups like Creamy Tomato or Chilled Cantaloupe and Mango with cayenne pepper are prepared daily, changing based on the season, weather and Jenny’s mood (think gazpacho). “We were in here sweating the other day, I decided ‘it’s chilled soup time,’” laughs Jenny.

Since Totally Baked has become Jenny’s second full time gig, she chose to imbue it with elements of her past. Born and raised in Africa, Jenny adorned the walls with a teal design that is reminiscent of African patterns. From the natural cork dining bar to the weaved hanging baskets a sense of Africa and memories of her grandfather a held between its four walls. Totally Baked is open until 6 on Tuesdays and 4 on other weeknights, so the McNamaras offer TV dinners for those patrons who want dinner to go. This concept started before they were married and has been written in their notebook of concepts for years. TV meals have gone over well at Noble Fare, so the couple brought them to the deli. Paleo meals like stir-fry chicken or Italian dinners of rigatoni pasta with goat cheese and sweet sausage are offered to take home. “We are living our dream. Everything we do is all out of love. It was always about love,” Jenny gushes about her and Patrick’s restaurants. In reference to opening a new eatery, the McNamaras will not be waiting 10 more years. Jenny tells me, “Another one will be coming…we are going to go all out and do another one quick.” CS


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Right now this beer has no official name so I’m going to call it the BDR beer. A few weeks ago Lee, Keith and I met up at Service Brewing to brew up a beer under the guidance of Service’s Head Brewer, Austin Brown. We knew we wanted to brew up something that would last and maybe get better while sitting for a bit, so we opted for a Russian imperial stout. All agreed that a Russian imperial would be a good base for us to mess around with and add some spices and additional flavors to. We wanted to be as involved as possible with the brewing so Austin put us to work measuring malts which we crushed for transfer to the boil. I guess I should say a big machine actually did the crushing of the malts — we were in a production brewery so the process was a little easier than a small batch home brew. We were really impressed with Austin’s skill, knowledge and attention to detail; I want him around on all my home brews from now on. The process was a very much like a home brew but on a larger scale than I had worked on, and it was nice using the fancy equipment. During the boil we added the hops, in our case Citra and Zythos, several pitchers of pureed oranges and a few ounces of cloves. Later, toward the end of the boil we also added a few quarts of molasses. After we left the BDR beer was dry hopped and

some additional orange zest was added. The goal was to create a big, (9.8% ABV) festive, roasty, rich beer and all indications show that happening. The first tastings had me a little worried because the clove was very prominent but it is softening with a little time and the roast and citrus is shining though. There is only one keg of the BDR beer so come to the celebration to make sure you have a glass — it won’t last long. At the celebration we’ll set up and record the 200th episode of the BDR podcast live. We plan to have several guests on. Austin will be there to help talk about the beer and the brewing process of course but we’ll also have several long time listeners, supporters and previous guests on to help us celebrate. In addition to talking about brewing our own beer we’ll talk about running and exercise for a little bit, maybe. Who knows what will happen on a live taping, but we hope it will be interesting and it will surely be entertaining! CS The Brew/Drink/Run 200th Episode Celebration is at Service Brewing, 574 Indian St., Sat., March 3, 6-8 pm. More info at brewdrinkrun. com and servicebrewing.com. You will be able to purchase a glass of BDR beer as well as other Service offerings. Live taping will take place during those two hours. 21+ event.

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ANNIHILATION

OOO In the same manner as high-school yearbooks that include such senior superlatives as Most Likely to Succeed, Annihilation should come branded with the designation Most Likely to Clear Theaters. It will likely remain the 2018 equivalent of what Darren Aronofsky’s mother! was to 2017 cinema: a metaphoric mind-bender that will find favor with select moviegoers while absolutely alienating everyone else. To be sure, Annihilation isn’t quite as successful as mother! – neither is it in the same league as Ex Machina, the previous film from writer-director Alex Garland. But for those who can climb aboard its wavelength, it will provide enough challenging sights and sounds to clutter the mind and possibly even prompt a second viewing. Loosely based on Jeff VanderMeer’s novel — the first of a trilogy, although Garland didn’t read the other two books until after completing his standalone screenplay as they hadn’t yet been published — Annihilation is (to paraphrase Winston Churchill … or was it Gary Oldman?) a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. With a framing structure that lays out clues as carefully as Hansel and Gretel with their bread crumbs, the story opens on a quarantined Lena (Natalie Portman), a biology professor and former soldier, explaining to a hazmat-clad figure (Benedict Wong) and his colleagues the events that transpired after she entered Area X, a vast swatch of stateside territory that has been taken over by an alien presence. Also known as The Shimmer, Area X has been repeatedly entered over the past three years by various military men, with none of them ever returning. Correction: One finally made it back – that would be Lena’s husband Kane (Oscar Isaac), who returned after a whole year and immediately lapsed into a coma. Stating that “I owe him,” Lena opts to join the latest team to enter the forbidden zone, this one comprised entirely of women with a medical rather than military bent. But immediately after penetrating The Shimmer, Lena and her colleagues – psychologist and team leader Dr. Ventress (Jennifer Jason Leigh), physicist Josie Radek (Tessa Thompson), paramedic Anya Thorensen (Gina Rodriguez) and anthropologist Cass Sheppard (Tuva Novotny) – immediately encounter death and destruction. Or should that be self-destruction? Although the film’s motives and meanings are in constant flux, an indisputable theme involves inward annihilation, whether of people, places, or the planet itself. To reveal specifics would be to traffic in spoilers, but suffice to say that Garland pulls no punches in either his metaphysical musings or in his visual extremities.

Annihilation

Science fiction cinema often borrows from itself, and Annihilation seemingly draws from such various genre signposts as Ridley Scott’s Alien, John Carpenter’s The Thing and perhaps even Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker. Yet certain images – some grotesque, others gorgeous – prove to be uniquely the film’s own. The aura of unease maintained by Garland dissipates during a busy climax that might prove to be problematic even for many of the film’s fans, and the nature of the final shot was pretty much telegraphed by the picture’s halfway mark. Yet even here, the existential implications outweigh the physical evidence — come to think of it, it’s really the only way a movie of this nature should end.

GAME NIGHT

OO A reasonably diverting comedy that hits all the expected beats, this stars Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams as Max and Annie, a couple who routinely invite their friends over to their house to partake in Parcheesi, charades, Monopoly and seemingly every other game this side of Spin the Bottle. Kicking up the festivities a notch is Max’s highly competitive brother Brooks (Kyle Chandler), who arranges a murdermystery party for the gang. Brooks ends up getting kidnapped, a wrinkle that amuses the participants until they realize that the snatch wasn’t part of the game and that Brooks’ life is actually in danger. Sporting as many twists as David Fincher’s comparatively more somber The Game, Game Night works best when it focuses on the personalities of its characters and meanders when it pays too much attention to the particulars of the plot (which doesn’t really hold up to post-viewing scrutiny anyway). Bateman and McAdams enjoy an easy rapport together, and stay through the final credits for a capper to the running gag involving no less than Denzel Washington.

BLACK PANTHER

OOO Certainly, Black Panther has emerged as a representation, a rallying point, a reckoning. And that is indeed something to be cherished and celebrated. The haters don’t need this movie and this movie doesn’t need the haters, and as the box office grosses balloon and the critical raves expand, they’re invited to stay home and drown in a tub of their own salty tears. Forget the sociopolitical scuffle: This is a welcome addition to the Marvel playbook, an exciting and pensive drama in which actions don’t always speak louder than words. First introduced in Captain America: Civil War, T’Challa/Black Panther (Boseman) here settles into his own storyline, one which finds him assuming and accepting his new responsibilities as king of the advanced nation of Wakanda. Yet he’s barely had time to claim the mantle before he’s challenged by Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan), an American intruder who shares more of a history with the African country than anyone realizes. The arcs of T’Challa and Killmonger are exceedingly knotty, with both men having to contend with the mistakes their respective fathers committed in the distant past. Obviously, T’Challa is the hero and Killmonger the villain, yet writer-director Ryan Coogler and co-scripter Joe Robert Cole are careful not to turn the latter into a one-dimensional adversary. Current Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), cast as a Wakandan whose loyalties are torn between king and usurper, is on hand, as is Martin Freeman in a reprisal of his Captain America: Civil War role as CIA operative Everett K. Ross. Yet it’s safe to say the ladies own this particular outing. Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) adds warmth and depth as Nakia, the Wakandan spy who’s also T’Challa’s true love; The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira glowers beautifully as Okoye, ; and Letitia Wright is a delight as Shuri, T’Challa’s little sister. CS


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DRINKING LIBERALLY Every first and third Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. A gathering of Liberals for an informal discussion of politics, the economy, sports, entertainment, and the world around us. Free to attend. Food and beverages available for purchase. first Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. (912) 341-7427. livingliberally.org/drinking/chapters/GA/ savannah. Tondee’s Tavern, 7 E. Bay Street. FIRST TUESDAY TOUR OF CITY HALL The First Tuesday Tour series gives an overview of the history, architecture, and art of historic City Hall. Participants will also hear stories about some of the City’s more fascinating characters and learn about their City government. The tour is free, but space is limited and registration is required, at savannahga.gov/FirstTuesdayTours. first Tuesday of every month, noon. 912651-6411. lspracher@savannahga.gov. Savannah City Hall, 2 East Bay Street. GREEN PARTY OF CHATHAM COUNTY People, Planet and Peace over Profit! Meets Saturdays and the first Tuesday of every month. Join the Facebook group, @ ChathamGreens, to find out about upcoming local events. ongoing. No physical address given, none. SAVANNAH AREA YOUNG REPUBLICANS Get involved. Contact is Michael Johnson, via email or telephone, or see website for info. 912-604-0797. chairman@sayr. org. sayr.org. Call or see website for information. Free ongoing. 912-308-3020. savannahyoungrepublicans.com. SAVANNAH LIBERTARIANS Join the Facebook group to find out about upcoming local events. Mondays. Facebook. com/groups/SAVlibertarians. YOUNG DEMOCRATS Mondays at 7pm on the second level of Foxy Loxy, Bull Street. Call or visit the Young Democrats Facebook page for more information. Free ongoing. 423-619-7712. foxyloxycafe.com. Foxy Loxy Cafe, 1919 Bull St.

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AUDITIONS FOR ARMSTRONG YOUTH ORCHESTRA Open to students enrolled in primary grades through high school and including Armstrong students (available for course credit). Auditions, by appointment, are in Armstrong Fine Arts Hall. To schedule an audition, e-mail: savaayo@yahoo.com. Info is also available at www.savaayo.org. AYO is sponsored in part by the Savannah Friends of Music, www.savannahfriendsofmusic. com ongoing. Armstrong Campus, Georgia Southern University, 11935 Abercorn St. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TEDXSAVANNAH Speaker applications open Monday, Nov. 20 for the 2018 TEDxSavannah, scheduled for May 11, 2018. For details, go to 36 tedxsavannah.com on Nov. 20 or visit the

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TEDxSavannah Facebook page. Ticket sales begin March 12. Through May 11. Downtown Savannah, downtown. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE SUMMER 500 High school students aged 16 and over, who are currently enrolled in either public or private school are encouraged to apply for the Summer 500 internship program. Summer 500 internships will pay a minimum of $8 an hour with a minimum of 32 hours a week. Students will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, and interns will be placed in jobs in either the public or private sector. The summer internship program helps students gain valuable experience and create important networking connections. Students who are interested in this internship opportunity are asked to submit an application, which can be found online at the City of Savannah’s website at www.savannahga.gov/summer500. Through March 30. CALL FOR AUDITIONS FOR THE DOWNTOWN DELILAHS DANCE CABARET The Downtown Delilahs dance cabaret are

holding auditions for several upcoming shows. To set up an audition, contact Jade Bills at 912-272-7601. Through March 28. No physical address given, none. CALL FOR COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR THE DOWNTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION The Downtown Neighborhood Association is accepting grant applications from community organizations which have an impact on the greater downtown area, particularly those that help or enrich the residential quality of life. The DNA is looking for proposals that support the downtown area in the following ways: Youth Development, Humanitarian Causes, Beautification/Improvement in the Downtown Area, and Arts and Culture Life. The application process can be found on the DNA website, savannahdna.org. The deadline for submission is March 14. Questions shoudl be directed to kbrenneman@savannahdna.org. Through March 14. Downtown Savannah, downtown. CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR A SENSE OF HOME Ron Longsdorf will create a site-specific

installation in the Jepson Center’s Barnard Street windows for Boxed In/Break Out and is seeking participation. He is asking residents of Savannah/Chatham County to submit a photo interpreting the idea of a sense of home. Please email high quality, high resolution images to Ron at ronlongsdorf@gmail.com by Monday, March 19 to have your photo considered. Through March 19. telfair.org/jepson/. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR HELEN LEVITT PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST Both amateur and professional photographers are invited to freely interpret the theme ‘Contemporary Life in America.’ Participants are encouraged to submit between three and six photos starting January 15, 2018. The deadline for entries is March 23, 2018. Winners of the contest will receive cash prizes ranging from $50 to $250, as well as being featured in Aint-Bad Magazine, an independent publisher of new photographic art, and a solo exhibit in a Savannah gallery.For more information, go to a-towngetdown.com. Through March 23. CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR VIGNETTE SAVANNAH Vignette Savannah is looking for contributors in writing and photography! vSav’s tagline is “Indulging in Savannah’s most coveted decor, design, & awe-inspiring spaces.” Contribute to the blog and social media channels with your writing and/ or photography (credit will be given) featuring restaurants, coffee shops, or any other creative spaces and design you find inspiring! Preference will be given to students/professionals that can be consistent contributors-- build a portfolio with the vSav blog and on its social media channels and gain a reference in the process! Visit vignettesavannah.com and email Anita at vignettesavannah@gmail. com to express your interest! ongoing. Downtown Savannah, downtown. CALL FOR JESUS-YESHUA PRODUCTION CLUB AND VIDEO CREW Contact Brenda Lee at 912-236-3156 or at revbrendalee@yahoo.com for more information. ongoing. Online only, none. CALL FOR LOCAL PRODUCTS AND RETAILERS FOR COHEN’S RETREAT ONSITE BOUTIQUE SHOP Cohen’s Retreat, a historic destination for art, food and community located in Savannah’s famed Moon River District, is seeking specialty retailers interested in placing their locally or regionally-made products in its onsite boutique shop, Brown Dog Market. Cohen’s Retreat is refreshing its product lines at Brown Dog Market to feature more of a mix of mainstream local products to include with their current artisan products. Retailers who would like access to some of Savannah’s largest neighborhoods located in and near the Moon River District are encouraged to apply for shelf space. Interested retailers should reach out to Colleen Smith at colleen. smith@cohensretreat.com or by calling


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912.355.3336, ext. 4. Please include product name(s), description, price point, availability, contact information and any other essential details. ongoing. Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd. CALL FOR MUSICIANS FOR EFFINGHAM COUNTY ORCHESTRA Effingham Community Orchestra is now accepting additional musicians. Instruments included are winds, orchestral strings and orchestral percussion. For information contact the Director at www. effinghamcommunityorchestra.org or call 912-826-5300 ext. 110. ongoing. No physical address given, none. CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS IN PTSD STUDY Are you a recent combat veteran experiencing psychological or emotional stress related to your combat? You may be eligible to receive first-line medication and talk therapy interventions with proven effectiveness. PROGrESS is a study looking to learn more about how to effectively treat recent combat veterans with PTSD. The therapies are not experimental. You will be randomly assigned to receive either psychotherapy, medication, or both. For more information about the PROGrESS study, please call 912-920-0214 ext. 2169. ongoing. Online only, none. CALL FOR WORLD WAR I ITEMS FOR CITY EXHIBIT The City of Savannah Research Library & Municipal Archives is currently planning a World War I Centennial exhibit for 2018 to honor Savannahians’ role in the war. The City would like to include items from local residents and families to further personalize the exhibit. Residents are asked to share World War I related artifacts or documents with the City to help create the exhibit. To lend an item to the exhibit or to learn more about the exhibit, please contact Luciana Spracher, City of Savannah Library & Archives Director, at Lspracher@ savannahga.gov or (912) 651-6411. ongoing. Savannah City Hall, 2 East Bay Street. RELIGIOUS ETHNIC ARTISTS NEEDED Religious ethnic (JESUS-YESHUA) artists and musicals needed for upcoming season. A classical accompanist and conductor for sacred music and gospel singers needed. Contact Reverend Brenda Lee (912) 2363154; email: revbrendalee@yahoo.com ongoing. No physical address given, none. TELL US YOUR GHOST STORY? Organization seeks to document your first hand experiences with psychical phenomenon for analysis and potential investigation. Our investigators have reputable credentials and long time investigation training and connections with the top minds and researchers in parapsychology field research and other areas. We are especially interested in Chatham and neighboring counties with special emphasis on Savannah itself and the Historic District. Interviewees should be comfortable with video documentation of themselves and events w/privacy level negotiated beforehand. ongoing. amchclub@yahoo.com. Downtown Savannah, downtown.

BENEFITS

AMERICAN LEGION FUNDRAISER Help the American Legion Post 135 raise money for their elevator fund. For tickets, see the bartender or call 912-655-1193. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. $40 Wed., Feb. 28, 6 p.m. alpost135.com/. American Legion, Post 135, 1108 Bull St. TOAST OF THE TOWN: THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY Support the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for this year’s Man and Woman of the year campaign with co-host and candidate Hamilton Pirkle. $1 per pint sold of Shakedown St. Saison and Moonlight Drive Imperial Coffee Stout will be donated to the cause. Enjoy food by Bow Tie Barbecue, a pop-up shop with Kendra Scott and JL The Brand, and live music by The Mustard. Free Admission Fri., March 2, 5:30-9 p.m. 912-667-0033. natalie@ southboundbrewingco.com. facebook.com/ events/1870866139621669/. Southbound Brewing Company, 107 East Lathrop Ave.

CLASSES, CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

ALEXANDRIA HALL POETRY WORKSHOP Hestia Artists’ Residency and the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace announce a poetry workshop for girls and women featuring writer and musician Alexandria Hall. Free and open to the public Wed., Feb. 28, 6 p.m. juliettegordonlowbirthplace.org/. Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, 10 East Oglethorpe Ave. ART, MUSIC, PIANO, VOICE COACHING Coaching for all ages, beginners through advanced. Classic, modern, jazz improvization and theory. Serious inquiries only. 912-961-7021 or 912-667-1056. ARTS AND CULTURE ALLIANCE GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP The Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County will hold its first in a series of workshops dedicated to strengthening the long-term sustainability of Chatham County’s arts and culture organizations. The two-hour workshop dedicated to governance is designed to help support a not-for-profit’s operational foundation. Free Fri., March 2, 10:30 a.m. info@chathamartsandculture. com. chathamartsandculture.com. liveoakpl.org/. Carnegie Branch Library, 537 East Henry St. BASIC SELF DEFENSE Essential self-defense for adults. $30/ month Tuesdays, Thursdays, 6 p.m. fit912savannah.com. fit912savannah.com. Fit912 Savannah, 428 Bull Street. BEADING CLASSSES AT EPIPHANY BEAD & JEWELRY STUDIO Learn jewelry-making techniques from beginner to advanced. Call for class times. 912-677-3983. epiphany.indiemade.com. Epiphany Bead & Jewelry Studio, 101 N. Fahm St. BEGINNER’S JEWELRY STUDIO This workshop focuses on building strong metalsmithing skills including soldering, forming, sawing, texturing and stamping and finishing. You will fabricate a bezel setting (one of the most popular ways to set a stone) and learn rock solid ring making strategies. $300 for 8 sessions Wed., Feb.

28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 912-289-8337. christina@ dreamcatstudio.com. dreamcatstudio.com/. dreamcatstudio.com. dreamcat studio, Hover Creek RD. BEGINNING BELLY DANCE CLASSES Taught by Happenstance Bellydance. All skill levels and styles. Private instruction available. $15 912-704-2940. happenstancebellydance@gmail.com. happenstancebellydance.wordpress.com. BRIDGE LESSONS Competitive Bidding (BB2), Saturday, February 4 at 10AM. Defensive Signals (BB5), Monday February 6. They are 4 week classes. Intermediate and advanced workshops continue on Fridays at 10AM. Savannah Duplicate Bridge Center, 8511 Ferguson Ave, Sandfly. Also, games are held in the afternoon and/or evening almost every day. There is something for players at all levels. Check our website for fees and schedules of games and other classes. ongoing. 912-228-4838. bridgewebs.com/ savannahclubs. Savannah Duplicate Bridge Center, 8511 Ferguson Ave. CHAMPIONS TRAINING CENTER Offering a variety of classes and training in mixed martial arts, jui-jitsu, judo and other disciplines for children and adults. All skill levels. 525 Windsor Rd. 912-349-4582. ctcsavannah.com. CHINESE LANGUAGE CLASSES The Confucius Institute at Savannah State University offers free Chinese language classes starting January 17. To register, please call 912-358-3160. ongoing. 912-358-

3160. confuciusinstitute@savannahstate. edu. savannahstate.edu. savstate.edu/. Savannah State University, 3219 College St. CLAY CLASSES Savannah Clay Studio at Beaulieu offers handbuilding, sculpture, and handmade tiles, basic glazing and firing. 912-351-4578. sav.. claystudio@gmail.com. BOATING CLASSES Classes on boat handling, boating safety and navigation offered by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. See website or call to register. 912897-7656. savannahaux.com. COUNTRY TWO STEP Country Two Step Love Country Music? Well, join us and learn how to dance to it. Basics to beyond basic- we can teach you to move with ease around the dance floor to all of your favorite down south songs. $40.00 for 4 weeks Thu., March 1, 7-8 p.m. 612-470-6683. salondebaile.dance@gmail. com. salondebailedancestudio.com. Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio, 301 US Hwy 80 SE. COUNTRY TWO STEP GROUP CLASS Country Two Step: no partner needed or experience required. 4 weeks for $40 or drop in for $15. $40 for 4 weeks Thursdays, 7-8 p.m. 612-470-6683. salondebaile.dance@ gmail.com. salondebailedancestudio.com. Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio, 301 US Hwy 80 SE. CREATIVITY COACHING Do you have a creative idea but don’t know where to start? Is it time to move forward

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with your project? Work with your very own creativity coach and learn how to blast through blocks, plan your time, and enjoy the richness of a creative life. See website for more info at www.laurenl.com/creativity_ coaching/ or contact Creativity@LaurenL. com ongoing. Online, ---. DIVAS & PUMPS: ADULT HEELS DANCE CLASS Divas & Pumps is a dance class teaching walks, struts, freestyles, and choreography to hits by our favorite Divas. Come get your life every Wednesday at 7:30. $15 Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 323-539-1760. DANCEHOWIWANTTO@GMAIL.COM. DANCEHOWIWANTTO.COM. DUI PREVENTION GROUP Offers victim impact panels for intoxicated drivers, DUI, offenders, and anyone seeking knowledge about the dangers of driving while impaired. A must see for teen drivers. Meets monthly. $40/session 912-443-0410. FAMILY LAW WORKSHOP The Mediation Center has three workshops per month for people who do not have legal representation in a family matter: divorce, legitimation, modifications of child support, visitation, contempt. Schedule: 1st Tues, 2nd Mon, 4th Thursday. Call for times. $30 912354-6686. mediationsavannah.com. FANY’S SPANISH/ENGLISH INSTITUTE Spanish is fun. Classes for adults and children held at 15 E. Montgomery Crossroad. Register by phone. ongoing. 912921-4646. GETTING STARTED IN GENEALOGY Wednesdays, 10 AM – 11:30 AM, February 21 – March 28 at Southwest Chatham Library. This comprehensive 6 week program gives you skills to create a plan to research your family history. Lead by Charlie Bourland. Free and open to the public; registration required. Call 912-925-8305. Free Wed., Feb. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. 912-9258305. liveoakplga@liveoakpl.org. liveoakpl. org/genealogy/. liveoakpl.org. Live Oak Public Libraries, 2002 Bull Street. HISTORICAL WRITERS GUILD OF RICHMOND HILL MONTHLY WORKSHOP In addition to the regular meetings offered on the second and fourth Monday of each month as a writing feedback group, the Historical Writers Guild of Richmond Hill will begin offering its members a writing skills workshop on the first Monday of each month. This monthly workshop will address topics such as: show versus tell, conflict, how to build your story, fiction strategy and structure, characterization, and other topics as chosen by the group. The mission of the Historical Writers Guild (HWG) of Richmond Hill is to improve members’ writing skills and to help each writer become published. first Monday of every month. Richmond Hill Museum, 11460 Ford Ave. HOUSING AUTHORITY NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER Housing Authority of Savannah hosts classes at the Neighborhood Resource Center. Adult literacy/GED prep: Mon-Thurs, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm. Financial education: 4th Fri each month, 9am-11am. Basic computer training: Tues & Thurs, 1pm3pm. Community computer lab: Mon-Fri, 3pm-4:30pm. ongoing. 912-232-4232 x115. 38 savannahpha.com. savannahpha.com/NRC.

Film: Dunkirk

The Golden Globe and Academy Award Best Picture nominee from acclaimed auteur Christopher Nolan, who directs this World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. $7 ADULTS, $5 CHILDREN UNDER 12 WED., FEB. 28, 7 P.M., THU., MARCH 1, 7 P.M. AND FRI., MARCH 2, 7 P.M. 912-4724790. INFO@TYBEEPOSTTHEATER.ORG. TYBEEPOSTTHEATER.SHOWARE.COM/. TYBEEPOSTTHEATER.ORG. TYBEE POST THEATER, 10 VAN HORNE html. Neighborhood Resource Center, 1407 Wheaton St. JEWELER’S GUIDED OPEN STUDIO Use our space to practice your skills and knock out your personal pieces. Tuition includes access to the studio with support from Christina or one of her assistants. Students are responsible for their own materials. Prerequisite of Jewelry I or similar instruction from another studio. $30 Fridays, 6 p.m. 912-289-8337. christina@ dreamcatstudio.com. dreamcatstudio. com. Join us for time to practice your skills and knock out some projects you’ve been dreaming up. Tuition includes access to the studio with support from Christina or one of her assistants. Students are responsible for their own materials. Prerequisite of Jewelry I or similar instruction from another studio. $30 Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. 912-2898337. christina@dreamcatstudio.com. dreamcatstudio.com. dreamcat studio, Hover Creek RD. KNITTING & CROCHET CLASSES Offered at The Frayed Knot, 6 W. State St. See the calendar of events on website.

Mondays. 912-233-1240. thefrayedknotsav. com. KRISTINE K. STEVENS Local author Kristine K. Stevens talks about the inspiration for her book “If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It Isn’t Big Enough.” Learn about her solo trip around the world and other travels. Free and open to the public. No registration required. Free Tue., March 6, 2 p.m. 912-897-6233. liveoakplga@ liveoakpl.org. liveoakpl.org/kristine-kstevens/. Islands Library, 50 Johnny Mercer Blvd. LIFE CHALLENGE COACHING In an environment of patience, nonjudgement and compassion, we will explore the source of your challenge, the beliefs that hold your challenge in place, and discover & enact healthy and healing life changes. For appointment, contact Cindy Un Shin Beach at revfugon@gmail.com, or Text (only) to 912-429-7265. ongoing. Online only, none. MOM & ME DANCE Mom and ME DANCE Join one of our newest and most popular classes for kids 4 and under with Mommy or Daddy! Learn

to dance Ballroom, Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop. Grab your space and let’s get the next generation dancing! $40 for 4 weeks Tue., March 6, 11-11:45 a.m. 612-4706683. salondebaile.dance@gmail.com. salondebailedancestudio.com. Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio, 301 US Hwy 80 SE. MUSIC LESSONS AND CLASSES: ALL INSTRUMENTS, ALL AGES Portman’s Music Academy offers private lessons on piano, guitar (electric, acoustic, classical), mandolin, ukulele, banjo, bass guitar, drums, percussion, voice, clarinet, saxophone (alto and tenor), oboe, flute, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, DJ, Pro Logic, Composition, Ear Training, violin, viola, and cello. Group classes for beginner piano and guitar. Music Adventures for ages 5 to 7. ongoing. 912354-1500. portmansmusic.com. Portman’s Music Superstore, 7650 Abercorn St. MUSIC LESSONS--MULTIPLE INSTRUMENTS AND STYLES Savannah Musicians’ Institute offers private instruction for all ages and experience levels


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for Guitar (electric, acoustic, bass, classical, jazz), Piano, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Clarinet, Saxophone, and Voice as well as Music Theory/ Composition/ Ear Training. We teach public, private and home school students as well as adults at all experience levels. Located at 15 East Montgomery Crossroads in Office #205 near White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA. ongoing. 912388-1806. smisavannah@gmail.com. savmusiciansinstitute.com. NEW HORIZONS ADULT BAND PROGRAM Music program for adults who played a band instrument in high school/college and would like to play again. Tuesdays at 6:30pm at Portman’s. $30 per month. All ages and ability levels welcome. Call for info. ongoing. 912-354-1500. portmansmusic.com. Portman’s Music Superstore, 7650 Abercorn St. NOVEL WRITING Write a novel, finish the one you’ve started, revise it or pursue publication. Awardwinning Savannah author offers one-onone or small group classes, mentoring, manuscript critique, ebook formatting. Email for pricing and scheduling info. ongoing. pmasoninsavannah@gmail.com. OSHA 7200: BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS EXPOSURE PLAN FOR HEALTHCARE FACILITIES This purpose of this course is to develop a Bloodborne Pathogens exposure plan for healthcare facilities using a step-by-step approach. Featured topics include the following: introduction to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard, the exposure control plan, exposure determination, methods of control, vaccinations and evaluations, training and information, and recordkeeping. Wed., Feb. 28, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. oshainfo. gatech.edu/index.html. Georgia Tech Savannah, 210 Technology Circle. OSHA 7510: INTRODUCTION TO OSHA FOR SMALL BUSINESS Participants will gain an understanding of OSHA operations and procedures and learn how to work with OSHA to prevent or reduce injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Included in the course is information on the background of OSHA standards, the inspection process, implementing a safety and health program and assistance available to small businesses. Thu., March 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. oshainfo.gatech.edu/ index.html. Georgia Tech Savannah, 210 Technology Circle. PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES Photography Workshops: Beginner to Advanced level. 4-hour sessions. $250 per student. See website for complete list. 410251-4421. chris@chrismorrisphotography. com. chrismorrisphotography.com/learn. PIANO VOICE-COACHING Pianist with M/degree,classical modern jazz improvisation, no age limit. Call 912-9617021 or 912-667-1056. Serious inquiries only. ongoing. POWER SELF DEFENSE Get fit and develop powerful selfdefense skills. For active adults. $30/ month Tuesdays, Thursdays, 7 p.m. fit912savannah.com. fit912savannah.com. Fit912 Savannah, 428 Bull Street. R&B SOUL ADULT LINE DANCING The R&B Soul line dance group Savannah

Show Stoppers are conducting line dance classes every Monday night at the West Broad St. YMCA and every Tuesday nights at the John Delaware Center. Both classes starts at 6:30. Lamont Hunter, the founder of the Savannah Show Stoppers, is the Instructor. Donations Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m. and Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. 912-220-7712. hlamont70@yahoo.com. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. REIKI TREATMENT Reiki relaxes & rejuvenates; promotes emotional & physical healing; reduces neuromuscular & arthritic pain. E-mail request for appointment/ Fee base at revfugon@gmail.com, or Text (only) 912429-7265 ongoing. Online only, none. A. ROPER STUDIO - VOICE TECHNIQUE AND COACHING Experienced and successful voice instructor is accepting students. Nurturing and collaborative studio. Services offered include strengthening the voice, range extension, relaxation techniques, and coaching through various styles of music. Audition and competition preparation. Located 15 minutes from downtown. Varies Mondays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. 912-4840628. Downtown Savannah, downtown. RUSSIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES Learn to speak Russian. All experience levels welcome, beginner to expert. Call for info. ongoing. 912-713-2718. SAMBA SAVANNAH DRUMMING WORKSHOP Learn Afro-Brazilian rhythms with drumming instructor Andrew Hartzell. All ages. $10 Sundays, 2:30 p.m. starlandiasupply.com. Starlandia Creative Supply, 2438 Bull Street. SASS & SWAG ADULT HIP HOP Sass & Swag is a high energy, adult hip hop dance class. Learn hip hop grooves you can take to any party or club, and learn a choreographed routine to today’s hottest hits. Mondays at 7:30 pm. $15 Mondays, 7:30 p.m. 323-539-1760. DANCEHOWIWANTTO@GMAIL.COM. DANCEHOWIWANTTO.COM. SENIOR BALLROOM FIT 55+ Senior Ballroom Fitness 55+ Calling all mature adults 55 and older! (Retired Military 50% off) Always wanted to learn how to ballroom dance? Don’t have a partner? Want to get in shape and have fun in the process? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this program is for you! Learn how to ballroom dance and get a great workout in the process. We use all styles of music that are modern or traditional. Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, Jive, Samba, Foxtrot, Waltz, Hustle, and more! $40 for 4 weeks Wed., Feb. 28, 11:30-12:30 a.m. 612-4706683. salondebaile.dance@gmail.com. salondebailedancestudio.com. Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio, 301 US Hwy 80 SE. SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS ACADEMY Do you know your numbers? Evaluating a company’s financial health is an essential skill for all business owners/managers. Specifically designed for small businesses, this workshop stresses the importance of recordkeeping, preparing financial reports and then using those reports to make solid business decisions. Space is limited for

this free workshop; a completed application and acceptance is required. To apply, visit georgiasdbc.org/small-business-successacademy. Thu., March 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. loverstreet@georgiasdbc.org. University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, 513 E. Oglethorpe Ave. WINTER SCIENCE SERIES: INCREDIBLE INVERTEBRATES Ever wonder what animals live under your dock, boardwalk or boat? Collect animals from the floating dock at the UGA Aquarium and investigate them under the microscope. Registration and payment required by March 3. Contact Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga. edu or 912-598-3345. $15 Tue., March 6, 9-11 a.m. 912-598-3345. kayla270@uga. edu. gacoast.uga.edu/event/incredibleinvertebrates/. UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. YOUTH AND TEEN AERIAL SILK CLASSES Youth Class ages 8+. Teen Class ages 11+. Learn to dance and work with Aerial Silks and Hoop while suspended in the air. Weekly classes held on Fridays through the month of September only. Very limited space available, reserve your spot and register online today. $20/class $75/September package ongoing. 954.682.5694. elyse. thestudio@yahoo.com. thestudiosav.net. thestudiosav.net/. The STUDIO, 2805-B Lacy Ave. ZONA ROSA WRITING WORKSHOP Become the writer you were meant to be: Join Zona Rosa, the internationally acclaimed, monthly Savannah-based writing workshops founded and led by awardwinning author Rosemary Daniell. Over 180 Zona Rosans have become published authors. For information, contact Rosemary at info@myzonarosa.com. Also ask about the week-long, intensive Sixteenth Annual Zona Rosa Writing and Living Retreat,Tybee Island, July 22-29, 2017. ongoing. No physical address given, none.

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13TH COLONY SOUND (BARBERSHOP SINGING) “If you can carry a tune, come sing with us!” Mondays, 7pm. ongoing. 912-344-9768. savannahbarbershoppers.org. Thunderbolt Lodge #693, 3111 Rowland Ave. ABENI CULTURAL ARTS DANCE CLASSES Classses for multiple ages in performance dance and adult fitness dance. African, modern, ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, gospel. Held at Abeni Cultural Arts studio, 8400-B Abercorn St. Call Muriel, 912-6313452, or Darowe, 912-272-2797. ongoing. abeniculturalarts@gmail.com. AVEGOST LARP Live action role playing group that exists in a medieval fantasy realm. generallly meets the second weekend of the month. Free for your first event or if you’re a non-player character. $35 fee for returning characters. ongoing. godzillaunknown@gmail.com. avegost.com. BUCCANEER REGION SCCA 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. See website. ongoing. buccaneerregion.org. BUSINESS NETWORKING ON THE ISLANDS Small Business Professionals Islands Networking Group meets first Thursday each month, 9:30am-10:30am. Tradewinds Ice Cream & Coffee, 107 Charlotte Rd. Call for info. ongoing. 912-308-6768. CHATHAM SAILING CLUB Friday evening social event at the clubhouse. Meet Members and their families who all enjoy water based activities but whose prime interest is sailing. This BYOB event is free and all are welcome, but Membership is encouraged after several visits once interest is gauged!! We look forward to meeting you. Fridays, 7-10 p.m. pranschkec3@gmail.com. Young’s Marina, 218 Wilmington Island Rd. COASTAL BEAD SOCIETY Coastal Bead Society monthly meetings, 12 noon on the third Friday of the Month at the Coastal Georgia Center, 303 Fahm Street, near SCAD. All beaders are welcome. ongoing. wyrnut18@gmail.com. cgc. georgiasouthern.edu/. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. FAITH BASED BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT - SAVANNAH Our mission is to Grow, Encourage, Inspire, Ignite & Equip Christian Business owners on how to do business with a Kingdom mindset. We promote and celebrate excellence in the business arena while developing the future generations of leaders through Christian values, disciplines, honor, integrity and expression of skills. Register early before the event closes out and please share this event by inviting a guest. Free first Tuesday of every month, 7:30-9 a.m. 912257-6248. info@kbnalliance.com. eventbrite. com/e/christian-business-networking-eventsavannah-tickets-17883772846. Calvary Baptist Temple, 4625 Waters Ave. FIBER GUILD OF THE SAVANNAHS A club focusing on weaving, spinning, basket making, knitting, crocheting, quilting, beading, rug hooking, doll making, and other fiber arts. Meets at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, first Saturday of the month (Sept.-June) 10:15am. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. fiberguildsavannah.homestead.com/. Fiber Guild of the Savannahs, 711 Sandtown Road GA. GEORGIA NATURE PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION-COASTAL CHAPTER Coastal Chapter of the GNPA. The GNPA is 100% focused on nature photography and offers Field Trips, Monthly Speakers, Competitions, Seminars and Workshops and the Annual EXPO with prominent nature photographers and keynote speakers. Photographers of all levels are welcome! $35 per year first Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. 912-234-2571. alfie.wace@gmail.com. gnpa.org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. HISTORIC FLIGHT SAVANNAH A non-profit organization dedicated to sending area Korean War and WWII veterans to Washington, DC, to visit the WWII Memorial. All expenses paid by Honor Flight Savannah. Honor Flight seeks contributions, and any veterans interested in a trip to Washington. Call for info. ongoing. 912-596-

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1962. honorflightsavannah.org. HISTORIC SAVANNAH CHAPTER: ABWA Meets the second Thursday of every month from 6pm-7:30pm. Tubby’s Tank House, 2909 River Drive, Thunderbolt. Attendees pay for their own meals. RSVP by phone. ongoing. 912-660-8257. HOSTESS CITY TOASTMASTERS CLUB Toastmasters International is an organization which gives its members the opportunity to develop and improve their public speaking abilities through local club meetings, seminars, and contests. Regardless of your level of comfort with public speaking, you will find a club that is interested in helping you improve your speaking abilities. Free Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. hostesscity.toastmastersclubs.org. bullstreetlabs.com. Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull St. KNITTERS, NEEDLEPOINT AND CROCHET Meets every Wednesday. Different locations downtown. Call for info. No fees. Want to learn? Join us. ongoing. 912-308-6768. LOW COUNTRY TURNERS A club for wood-turning enthusiasts. Call Steve Cook for info at number below. ongoing. 912-313-2230. MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART LADIES AUXILIARY Meets the first Saturday of the month at 1:00pm. Call for info. ongoing. 912-7864508. American Legion Post 184, 3003 Rowland Ave. PHILO CAFE Discussion group that meets every Monday, 7:30pm - 9:00pm at various locations. Anyone craving good conversation is invited. Free to attend. Email for info, or see Facebook.com/SavannahPhiloCafe. Mondays. athenapluto@yahoo.com. PROOFREADER’S WHISKEY CLUB Membership includes the first whiskey drink free, free monthly private whiskey tastings from various brands, 15% off the member’s bill for the year, and a personalized book card including a list of 75 whiskeys in each chapter in the DeSoto library. Library series meetings will be the last Thursday of every month and include one free guest pass per member for the year. They will pick a book from the Edgar’s P&P library to hold their personalized book card which will be used to keep track of their progress on the whiskey list. $50 ongoing. eventbrite. com/e/proofreaders-whiskey-clubtickets-42943991635. proofsavannah.com. Edgar’s Proof and Provision, 15 E. Liberty St. R.U.F.F. - RETIREES UNITED FOR THE FUTURE RUFF meets the last Friday of each month at 10am to protect Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and related senior issues. Parking in the rear. Free to all Seniors ongoing. 912344-5127. Savannah Tree Foundation, 3025 Bull Street. SAFE KIDS SAVANNAH A coalition dedicated to preventing childhood injuries. Meets 2nd Tuesday each month, 11:30am-1:00pm. See website or call for info. ongoing. 912-353-3148. safekidssavannah.org. SAVANNAH BREWERS’ LEAGUE Meets 1st Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm 40 at Moon River Brewing Co. Call or see

website for info. ongoing. 912-447-0943. hdb.org. moonriverbrewing.com/. Moon River Brewing Co., 21 West Bay St. SAVANNAH BUSINESS CONNECTION VISITORS DAY SBC provides a structured method for developing business relationships, qualified referrals, and measured success. Each meeting includes time for all attendees* to present their business. Our group has generated over $1,000,000 in revenue among members in one year. $15 Tue., March 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 912-373-6377. tom@kenkeldesign.com. eventbrite.com/e/ savannah-business-connection-visitors-dayregistration-43274821155. bullstreetlabs. com. Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull St. THE SAVANNAH CHINESE CORNER The Savannah Chinese Corner welcomes anyone interested in Mandarin language or Chinese culture. Meets every Saturday morning from 10 am to noon. Check the Facebook group to see meeting location. ongoing. facebook.com/groups/ SavannahChineseCorner. Downtown Savannah, downtown. SAVANNAH COUNCIL, NAVY LEAGUE OF THE UNITED STATES A dinner meeting every 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm at local restaurants. 3rd Tuesday in November; none in December. For dinner reservations, please call Sybil Cannon at 912-964-5366. ongoing. 912-7487020. savannahnavyleague.us. SAVANNAH GO CLUB This is a new club for the board game “go” (igo, weiqi, baduk). For places and times, please call John at 734-355-2005. ongoing. Downtown Savannah, downtown. SAVANNAH GO GREEN Meets most Saturdays. Green events and places. Share ways to Go Green each day. Call for info. ongoing. 912-308-6768. SAVANNAH KENNEL CLUB Monthly meetings open to the public the 4th Monday each month, Sept. through June. ongoing, 7 p.m. savannahkennelclub. org. careyhilliards.com. Carey Hilliard’s (Southside), 11111 Abercorn St. SAVANNAH NEWCOMERS CLUB Open to women who have lived in the Savannah area for less than two years. Membership includes monthly luncheon and program. Activities, tours and events help you learn about Savannah and make new friends. Ongoing sign-up. savannahnewcomers.com. ongoing. SAVANNAH PARROT HEAD CLUB Beach, Buffet and no dress code. Check website for events calendar or send an email for Parrot Head gatherings. ongoing. savannahphc@yahoo.com. savannahphc. com. SAVANNAH SACRED HARP SINGERS Savannah Sacred Harp Singers welcome you to join our monthly community singing on the second Saturday of the month from 2-4pm at Ferguson Avenue Baptist Church. Sacred Harp is an American tradition of singing hymns in four part harmony. No particular religious affiliation is required or endorsed. All are welcome. No experience necessary. ongoing. Ferguson Avenue Baptist Church, 10050 Ferguson Ave. SAVANNAH TOASTMASTERS Helps improve speaking and leadership

skills in a friendly, supportive environment. Mondays, 6:15pm, Memorial Health University Medical Center, in the Conference Room C. ongoing. 912-484-6710. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. SAVANNAH VEGGIES AND VEGANS Join the Facebook group to find out more about vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, and to hear about upcoming local events. Mondays. SCAD DAILY TOURS SCAD offers tours in Savannah, Atlanta and Hong Kong for prospective students and their families. Tours are available daily, excluding Sundays, in Savannah, Atlanta, and Hong Kong. Tours allow prospective students an opportunity to view classrooms and administrative buildings, galleries, residence halls and dining facilities and see where our students live, learn and prepare for professional careers. Free MondaysSaturdays. scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/ daily-tours. scad.edu/. Savannah College of Art and Design, PO Box 2072. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 671

Students $10 Sat., March 3, 7:30-9 p.m. 912-925-7866. icantoriga@bellsouth.net. icantorisavannah.com. stpeterssavannah. org. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 West Ridge Road. FIRST FRIDAY FOR FOLK MUSIC Monthly folk music showcase hosted by the Savannah Folk Music Society in a friendly, alcohol-free environment. Hosted by Tom Cooler. $5 donation March’s performers are Michael Maddox and The Unusual Suspects.. first Friday of every month, 7:30 p.m. 912-484-3936. savannahfolk.org. fpc. presbychurch.net. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. THE JOHN DENVER STORY William Florian, former lead singer with the famous ‘60s folk band, The New Christie Minstrels, is back at the Post with his John Denver tribute show. $20 Sat., March 3, 8 p.m. 912-472-4790. info@tybeeposttheater. org. tybeeposttheater.org. tybeeposttheater. org. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horn. SAVANNAH WINDS SYMPHONY SPRING CONCERT Conducted by Mark B. Johnson, David Elliot, and Davaron Edwards. $15 Tue., March

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Essential self-defense for adults. $30/MONTH TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, 6 P.M. FIT912SAVANNAH.COM. FIT912SAVANNAH.COM. FIT912 SAVANNAH, 428 BULL STREET. Meets second Monday of each month, 7pm, at the American Legion Post 135, 1108 Bull St. ongoing. 912-656-6818. jsphmtler@ gmail.com. vvasav.com. WOODVILLE-TOMPKINS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION Meets second Tuesday each month (except October) 6:00pm, Woodville-Tompkins, 151 Coach Joe Turner St. Call or email for info. ongoing. 912-232-3549. chesteraellis@ comcast.net.

CONCERTS

THE AEOLIANS The Aeolians will be in concert at Savannah Arts Academy. Visit www.2017WorldChoir. com for tickets. $20/Adults, $10/Youth (2-17), 2 & Under are Free) Fri., March 2, 7-9 p.m. 912-373-0905. info@2017WorldChoir. com. 2017WorldChoir.com. Savannah Arts Academy, 500 Washington Ave. BERNSTEIN AT 100 I Cantori, Savannah’s premier chamber choir, presents a concert honoring the 100th birthday of the prolific American composer, Leonard Bernstein. Although he may be best known for composing West Side Story, he also composed across many genres, including stage, ballet, film, choral and instrumental. $20 adults, $10 students Sat., March 3, 7:30 p.m. 912-925-7866. stpeterssavannah.org. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 West Ridge Road. BERNSTEIN AT 100-A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION I Cantori sings an all-Bernstein concert to celebrate his 100th birthday. Songs will be from Chichester Psalms, The Lark, Candide and West Side Story. Adults $20,

6, 7:30 p.m. 912-344-2801. Armstrong Campus, Georgia Southern University, 11935 Abercorn St.

CONFERENCES

CHOSEN WOMEN’S CONFERENCE The Chosen Women’s Conference aims to let women know they are chosen and loved by God and to be refreshed by worship. Guest speaker is Katie Martin, the wife of executive pastor Sam Martin. Fri., March 2 and Sat., March 3. gatewaychosenconference.com. Gateway Church, 1702 Pine Barren Rd. OSSABAW ISLAND WRITERS’ RETREAT Six days/five nights of individualized workshops, lectures, readings and manuscript consultation. Nationally recognized faculty. Apply by Jan. 31. $2,495 Through Feb. 28. Ossabaw Island, 1 Cane Patch Rd.

EVENTS

BLACK MALES, EDUCATION AND INCARCERATION: SOCIETAL IMPACT OF INCARCERATING A DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBER OF BLACK MALES Dr. Larry Stokes, Associate Professor of Social Sciences at Savannah State University, will discuss the causes of the incarceration of black males and findings from his study comparing the number of black males enrolled in higher education to the number of black males incarcerated in the State of Georgia. Wed., Feb. 28, 6 p.m. 912-335-8868. www.beachinstitute.org. Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St. CALL FOR PROM DRESS DONATIONS


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The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire is collecting gently used prom dresses and evening gowns for their House of Prom event on March 3. The dresses can be dropped off at Kathi Rich at 2515 Abercorn St., the 97.3 KISSFM office at 245 Alfred St., Kendra Scott at 311 W. Broughton St., and at the Tanger Outlets in Pooler. For more information, visit 973kissfm.com/ prom or email events@rccsav.org. Through March 3. Tanger Outlets, 200 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, #400. COMMON GROUNDS Common Grounds is a collaboration of the Episcopal Church and the United Methodist Wesley Fellowship. We meet on Wednesday nights for open theological discussion on hot button issues. All are welcome regardless of faith background or where you are on your spiritual journey. We are open and affirming of the LGBT community. Order for Compline by candlelight is offered on Sunday nights at 8PM. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. facebook.com/commongroundssavannah. The Foundery Coffee Pub, 1313 Habersham St. DRINKS AFTER WORK This group is for people that enjoy getting out mid-week, being social after work, and want to discover new places in the downtown Savannah area. Come have a cocktail, make new friends, and get over the hump. The group will meet on Wednesdays at various establishments throughout Downtown Savannah and nearby area. http://www.meetup.com/Drinks-after-

work/ https://www.facebook.com/ groups/960991837322187/ Wednesdays, 7 p.m. drinksafterworksavannah@gmail. com. meetup.com/Drinks-after-work/ events/227656080/. distillerysavannah. com. The Distillery, 416 W. Liberty St. ELECTRIC LUCIFER NIGHT An evening of electronic music deconstructions with performances by Men Smash Atoms, Infinite Neutral, Vinay Arora, and Skippy Spiral. $5 Sat., Dec. 5, 10-11:45 p.m. 912-570-8330. nicodemus@inbox.com. electriclucifernight.com/. wormholebar.com. The Wormhole, 2307 Bull St. THE EXCHANGE CLUB OF SAVANNAH In a rut? The Exchange Club of Savannah welcomes men and women like you to support, serve and encourage the best teachers, students, firefighters, crime fighters, leaders and organizations in our community. Check us out at savannahexchange.org or find us on Facebook. Mondays, noon. 912-441-6559. ddewitt30@yahoo.com. Savannahexchange. org. Exchange Club of Savannah, 4801 Meding Street. FIRST FRIDAY FIREWORKS Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks, presented by Wet Willie’s. Free first Friday of every month, 9:30 p.m. info@riverstreetsavannah.com. riverstreetsavannah.com/event/first-fridayfireworks. Rousakis Plaza, River St. FOUNDER’S DAY All proceeds from the silent auction will directly benefit the SD Gunner Fund’s

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mission to assist with the expenses of service animals for veterans and disabled children. Founders Day will also include guest speaker CSM Timothy Guden, 19th Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Military Academy. Member tickets $60 each, non-member tickets $70 each Sat., March 3, 5:30-8 p.m. 615-804-3533. sdgunnerfund@ yahoo.com. savannah.hyatt.com/hyatt/ hotels-savannah/index.jsp?null. Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 West Bay St. FREE MONTHLY EXPECTANT & NEW PARENT SUPPORT GROUP This FREE monthly support group is held on the first Tuesday of each month. No pre-registration is required. Please join us for conversation, support and refreshments. Children are welcome! FREE first Tuesday of every month, 10 a.m.-noon. 912-544-6387. erigosavannah.com. Erigo, 5301 Paulsen Street. GET A NEW LIBRARY CARD Get a new library card at any Live Oak Public Libraries branch as we join the PINES library network in Georgia. Enjoy access to more books and resources. www.liveoakpl.org Through April 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 912-6523600. liveoakplga@liveoakpl.org. liveoakpl. org/. liveoakpl.org. Live Oak Public Libraries, 2002 Bull Street. THE GET DOWN Come celebrate Black History Month with BSA and SAC as we showcase the talents and skills of artists within the community displaying the evolution of music and dance throughout the decades. Dress up from your favorite musical era or just enjoy the festivities. This show is free and open to the public Sat., March 3, 7 p.m. lucastheatre. com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. GIRLS ON THE RUNWAY FASHION SHOW Girls on the Run team members will model clothes by Belk. The fee includes admission to the Fly Girls Exhibit at the museum. Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run, which is a physical activity-based youth development program. $25 adults, $10 children Sun., March 4, 2 p.m. mightyeighth.org/. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Ave. GNOMECON 7 Three days of gaming, tournaments, cosplay and guests. Fri., March 2, 11-2 a.m., Sat., March 3, 9-2 a.m. and Sun., March 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. gnomecon.org. Cottonwood Suites, 301 Governor Treutlen Dr. GUIDED TOURS OF THE LUCAS THEATRE FOR THE ARTS Learn the history of the historic Lucas Theatre on a 20-30 minute tour. Restoration, architecture, history of the theatre and of early cinema. $4. Group rates for ten or more. School trips available. Tours are Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and must be scheduled. To schedule a tour, contact Megan Chandler at 912-525-5029 or mchandle@lucastheatre.com. ongoing. 912525-5023. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. HOUSE OF PROM The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire and 97.3 KISSFM host the House of Prom, a one-day sale of prom dresses and evening gowns that will benefit the Rape Crisis Center. Beginning at 10 a.m., dresses 42 can be purchased for a $10 donation. For

more information, visit 973kissfm.com/ prom or email events@rccsav.org. Sat., March 3, 10 a.m. Tanger Outlets, 200 Tanger Outlet Boulevard, #400. MATTHEW REARDON CENTER’S 2018 AUTISM CONFERENCE The conference provides learning opportunities for parents and caregivers, educators and individuals on the Autism Spectrum. The event will include a keynote address by Lydia X.Z. Brown and five breakout sessions. Lunch will be provided at 12:30 pm with the keynote address being delivered at that time. $100 Fri., March 2, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 912-355-9098. fmontgomery@ matthewreardon.org. matthewreardon.org. cgc.georgiasouthern.edu/. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. THE ORIGINAL MIDNIGHT TOUR One of the spookiest tours in town. Learn about the untold stories of some of the most haunted locations here in Savannah Georgia. Guaranteed to give you a few goose bumps and an unexplained need for a night light. 33.00 ongoing. 1-866-666-3323. 6thsenseworld.com. 6th Sense Savannah Tours, 404 Abercorn Street. PBJ PANTRY A free food pantry held every Thursday, 10-11am and 6-7pm. Contact Jessica Sutton for questions. 912-897-1192 ongoing. ymcaofcoastalga.org/. YMCA (Wilmington Island), 66 Johnny Mercer Blvd. SAVANNAH STORYTELLERS Tall tales and fun times with the classic art of storytelling. Every Wednesday at 6pm. Reservations encouraged by calling 912349-4059. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. liveoakstore. com/tubbysthunderbolt. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. SCAD DAILY TOURS SCAD offers tours in Savannah, Atlanta and Hong Kong for prospective students and their families. Tours are available daily, excluding Sundays, and allow prospective students an opportunity to view classrooms and administrative buildings, galleries, residence halls and dining facilities and see where our students live, learn and prepare for professional careers. For more information please visit, https://www. scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/dailytours. ongoing. SCAD Student Center, 120 Montgomery St. SHIRE OF FORTH CASTLE FIGHTER PRACTICE Local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism meets Saturdays at Forsyth Park (south end) for fighter practice and general hanging out. For those interested in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. ongoing. savannahsca.org. SMART COOKIES: HOW WOMEN HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD WITH FOOD During this leisurely, after hours tour of the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, a National Historic Landmark, participants will hear the powerful story of Juliette Gordon Low and how she came to found Girl Scouts—while they taste foods that bring her world to life. These offerings include a dish inspired by her family’s experiences among the indigenous peoples of the Upper Midwest, a World War I–era Girl Scout recipe, and a Southern staple that was served at Girl Scout fundraising dinners

in the 1950s. $40 Fri., March 2, 4:15 p.m. juliettegordonlowbirthplace.org/. Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, 10 East Oglethorpe Ave. SOUTHBOUND BREWERY SATURDAY TOURS AND TASTES Savannah’s first microbrewery is open for public tours and tastings Wednesday - Fridays from 5:30-7:30 and Saturdays from 2-4. Hang out, have a few cold ones, and learn a little more about Savannah’s first craft brewery. Free Saturdays, 2-4 p.m. 912-335-7716. info@southboundbrewingco. com. southboundbrewingco.com. Southbound Brewing Company, 107 East Lathrop Ave. SPRING CELEBRATION AT THE AQUARIUM Celebrate spring on the coast. Creatures big and small are stirring in the saltmarsh, flowers are blooming in the maritime forest and all kinds of fish are migrating. Come explore our nature trails, learning garden and public aquarium to witness the seasonal changes underway. Reptile talks, behind the scenes tours and other family friendly activities will be included with aquarium admission. $4-$7 Sat., March 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 912-598-3345. kayla270@uga.edu. gacoast.uga.edu/event/3922/. UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle. TEA AT MRS. DAVENPORT’S Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House Museum. Patrons will tour areas of the historic home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea with costumed interpreters. $18 plus tax Thursdays, Fridays, 5 p.m. davenporthousemuseum.org. Davenport House, 324 East State St. WEEPING TIME SLAVE SALE COMMEMORATION OCEANS, Organization to Commemorate Enslaved African American Nationals, Inc., Journey by Faith, Inc., Otis J. Brock III Elementary School, Ivory Bay CDC, and Georgia Historical Society invite you to a commemoration in honor of the 429 people sold at the “Weeping Time” slave sale in Savannah on March 2nd and 3rd, 1859, the largest sale of enslaved persons in U.S. history. Bring an umbrella and recognize the 159th anniversary of this infamous event. Free Fri., March 2, 9-11 a.m. 912-651-2125. pmeagher@georgiahistory.com. Brock Elementary School, 1804 Stratford Street. WILMINGTON ISLAND FARMERS’ MARKET OPENING DAY Highlights of this family-friendly event include Big Bon Pizza, premiere face painting by Chubby Cheeks Body Art, an appearance by the Enchant My Party princesses, a petting zoo, $5 pony rides, pet adoptions provided by Georgia Rescue, Rehabilitation & Relocation, live music and more. Free Sat., March 3, 9 a.m. wifarmersmarket@aol.com. facebook.com/ events/217477512132107/. Islands High School, 170 Whitemarsh Island Road.

FESTIVALS

FIRST FRIDAY IN STARLAND A monthly art walk featuring galleries,

restaurants, boutiques and more. Free first Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m. Starland District, 40th and Bull. SAVANNAH ANTIQUES AND ARCHITECTURE WEEKEND The past and the present meet in the upcoming Second Annual Savannah Antiques and Architecture Weekend, where the beauty of Savannah’s past meets the excitement of her present, and antique buildings and objects blend comfortably with all the latest and best in interior design. Celebrity appraisers and fascinating speakers are the stars of the weekend. All events take place within walking distance, centered around historic Madison Square. $15-$85 March 2-3. savantiquesweekend. com. savannahga.gov/cityweb/p&tweb.nsf /02e67f6f5dc1d3e585256c2f0071940a/ b3c6db5e9ee4c77f852571f7002c8d61?Op enDocument. Madison Square, West Harris Street. SAVANNAH BOAT SHOW The 16th annual boat show presented by JBM & Associates. March 2-4. savtcc.com. Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr.

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ARCHITECTURAL PUB CRAWL Upon leaving Prohibition Savannah, the tour will visit Husk Savannah, followed by El-Rocko Lounge, and will end at the Alley Cat Lounge at 9:00 p.m. This year’s Architectural Pub Crawl will focus on modernist architecture around historic Telfair Square. Architectural Tours of Savannah’s Jonathan Stalcup will lead the tour. Free March 1, 6:30 p.m.. myHSF.org. Prohibition, 125 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. GEORGIA CONSERVANCY OYSTER ROAST The Georgia Conservancy’s roast includes local oysters, BBQ, live music, beer, and more. $55 March 3, 3 p.m. Grove Point Plantation, 2298 Grove Point Rd. ROXY’S RAINBOW TO RECOVERY OYSTER ROAST BBQ All you can eat BBQ and oysters, live music, and the chance at some great prizes. Proceeds from this event are given to Greener Grass, an organization that provides rehabilitation scholarships for addicts in need. $30 March 3. 862-377-4646. Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St. ALL YOU CAN EAT MUSSELS Make your Tuesdays “Ruesdays” at Rue de Jean in Savannah with ALL YOU CAN EAT mussels! Choose from 6 different flavors and enjoy baby greens salad, bottomless pommes frites, and warm bread all for just $24. One order per guest. Reservations suggested. 39ruedejeansav.com/reservations $24 5-9 p.m.. ruedejeansavannah.com. holycityhospitality.com/39-rue-de-jeansavannah/. 39 Rue de Jean, 605 W Oglethorpe Ave. BETHESDA FARM AND GARDENS STAND Each week, this popular organic farm stand, managed by Bethesda students and staff, sells fresh produce, seasonal vegetables, herbs, free range eggs, a variety of plants, goat milk soap, firewood and more. In addition, 100 percent grass


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fed ground beef in various quantities are available at the farm stand, which is raised and distributed by Bethesda Academy’s Cattle & Beef Operation. Specialty cuts are also available. merrin.slocombe@ bethesdaacademy.org. bethesdaacademy. org. Bethesda Academy, 9250 Ferguson Ave. FIRE & WINE Half priced bottles of wine, campfires in the courtyard, marshmallows and s’mores kits. 912-401-0543. info@foxyloxycafe.com. foxyloxycafe.com. Foxy Loxy Cafe, 1919 Bull St. FORSYTH FARMERS MARKET Local and regional produce, honey, meat, dairy, pasta, baked goods and other delights. Rain or shine. Free to attend. Items for sale. 912-484-0279. forsythfarmersmarket.com. Forsyth Park, Drayton St. & East Park Ave. GHOST COAST DISTILLERY TOURS Tour & Tasting Visit Ghost Coast Distillery, where you will hear about Savannah’s unique history of drinks and revelry, while learning how we create our unique, hand crafted spirits. Hours Tuesday – Wednesday: 12–6 (last tour starts at 6) Thursday – Saturday: 11-8 (last tour starts at 8) Tours begin every hour, on the hour Closed Sunday and Monday Tour with tasting: $12.50 Tour with tasting and Souvenir Bottle of Ghost Coast Vodka 261: $32.00 All guests must be 21+ or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. ID Required $12.50 Saturdays. (912) 298-0071. ghostcoastdistillery.com. Ghost Coast Distillery, 641 Indian St. HAPPY HOUR 39 Rue De Jean favorites at happy hour prices! Enjoy $4 house wine, $4 well cocktails, $8 daily cocktail feature, Moules en Six Preparations for $8, $8 1/2 dozen raw oysters, and more. Mondays-Thursdays, Sundays, 5-7 p.m.. 912-721-0595. holycityhospitality.com/39-rue-de-jeansavannah/promotions/. holycityhospitality. com/39-rue-de-jean-savannah/. 39 Rue de Jean, 605 W Oglethorpe Ave. HONEY TASTING AND BODY CARE SAMPLES + STORE TOUR Daily honey tastings and body care demonstrations. Come see honeybees in the observation hive or call 912.629.0908 to schedule a tour of the Bee Garden. Garden tour available March through October. $3 per person. Must call ahead. Free MondaysFridays, 10 a.m.. 912-234-0688. jessie@

savannahbee.com. Savannah Bee Company, Wilmington Island, 211 Johnny Mercer Blvd. PREPARE SUNDAY SUPPERS AT UNION MISSION Local organizations are invited to sign up to prepare Sunday Supper for people who are homeless and live at Union Mission’s shelters for homeless people. Groups must sign up in advance and bring/prepare a meal, beginning at 2pm on Sundays. Call for information. ongoing. 912-236-7423. PRESS PLAY BOOMBOX BRUNCH Brunch is served from 11 am – 3 pm. Jason B. James Live vinyl DJ spinning classic soul, R&B, indie, rock, pop, and everything in between begins at noon. foxyloxycafe.com. Foxy Loxy Cafe, 1919 Bull St. WINE SAMPLING Sample the variety of wines Lucky’s Market has to offer. luckysmarket.com/ savannah-ga/. Lucky’s Market, 5501 Abercorn St.

HEALTH

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS St. Joseph’s/Candler’s SmartSenior offers blood pressure screenings on every Monday from 10 AM to Noon in the SmartSenior office, #8 Medical Arts on 836 E. 65th Street. No appointment is necessary; the screenings are free and open to the public. For more information, call (912) 352-4405. ongoing. St. Joseph’s/Candler Medical Arts Building, 836 E. 65th St. FREE HEADACHE AND NECK PAIN CLINIC Dr. Kevin Brown, Chiropractor and Owner of Brown Chiropractic, hosts a free Headache and Neck Pain Clinic on the first Tuesday of every month at 6pm. Space is limited – call to reserve your spot. 912-447-1885. For more information, visit our websites: www. savannahchiropractic.com www.facebook. com/savannahchiropractic Free first Tuesday of every month, 6-7 p.m. 912-4471885. frontdesk@savannahchiropractic. com. savannahchiropractic.com/. Brown Chiropractic, 513 E. Oglethorpe Ave., Ste. O. FREE HEARING AND SPEECH SCREENING Hearing: Thursdays, 9am-11am. Speech: First Thursdays. Call or see website for times. ongoing. 912-3554601. savannahspeechandhearing.org. savannahspeechandhearing.org/. Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, 1206 E 66th St.

FREE HEARING SCREENINGS The Savannah Speech and Hearing Center offers free hearing screenings every Thursday from 9-11 a.m. Children ages three years old to adults of all ages are screened on a first-come, first-serve basis by a trained audiology assistant. If necessary, a full audiological evaluation will be recommended. Free and open to the public Thursdays, 9-11 a.m. 912355-4601. speechandhearingsav.org. savannahspeechandhearing.org/. Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, 1206 E 66th St. FREE HIV TESTING AT CHATHAM COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. Free walk-in HIV testing. 8am-4pm Mon.-Fri. No appointment needed. Test results in 20 minutes. Follow-up visit and counseling will be set up for anyone testing positive. Call for info. ongoing. 912-644-5217. Chatham County Health Dept., 1395 Eisenhower Dr. HEAL YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD 8 WEEK MINDFUL EATING PROGRAM 8 week workshop series using the Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Program. Learn how to break your eat-repent-repeat cycle and to eat what you love and love what you eat... without rules. You will be provided tools to end mindless and emotional eating. You will learn to eat healthier without depriving yourself. Eat the foods you love without overeating or guilt! Taught by Liz Juneau, RDN, LD, Licensed Facilitator/Coach Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Program $350 Wed., Feb. 28, 5:30-7 p.m. 318-451-6394. eatmovelivenutrition@outlook.com.

whitebluffpc@bellsouth.net. White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Rd. HEALTH CARE FOR UNINSURED PEOPLE Open for primary care for uninsured residents of Chatham County. Mon.Fri., 8:30am-3:30pm. Call for info or appointment. ongoing. 912-443-9409. St. Joseph’s/Candler--St. Mary’s Health Center, 1302 Drayton St. HYPNOSIS, GUIDED IMAGERY AND RELAXATION THERAPY Helps everyday ordinary people with everyday ordinary problems: smoking, weight loss, phobias, fears, ptsd, life coaching. Caring, qualified professional help. See website or call for info. ongoing. 912-927-3432. savannahypnosis.com. LA LECHE LEAGUE OF SAVANNAH A breast feeding support group for new/ expectant monthers. Meeting/gathering first Thursdays, 10am. Call or see website for location and other info. ongoing. 912-8979544. lllusa.org/web/savannahga.html. LIVING SMART FITNESS CLUB An exercise program encouraging healthy lifestyle changes. Mon. & Wed. 6pm-7:15pm Hip Hop low impact aerobics at Delaware Center. Tues. 5:30-7:00 Zumba at St. Joseph’s Candler African American Resource Center. (Program sponsors.) ongoing. 912-447-6605. MILES TO MARGARITAS 5K At the end of this 5k, enjoy a free margarita and post-race fiesta party. Sat., March 3, 9 a.m. Forsyth Park, Drayton St. & East Park Ave.

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD HOTLINE First Line is a statewide hotline for women seeking information on health services. Open 7pm-11pm nightly. ongoing. 800-2647154. PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASS This course gives an overview of reproductive anatomy and physiology and explains the process of labor and delivery in simple, easy-to-understand terms. The four-week course includes a tour of the labor and delivery unit. This class is popular, so please register early $75 per couple Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 912-350-2676. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. THE SAVANNAH 7-DAY DIABETES

REPAIR If you are ready to take control of your life and health, call today, enroll in this fun but intensive seven week program to heal your body of diabetes. You will learn how changing can heal. You can reverse diabetes by following a new protocol, even if you have been diabetic for years. Includes over a year of follow-up support. $450 Thursdays, Saturdays. 912-598-8457. jeff@heartbeatsforlife-ga.org. Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St. SOULFUL YOGA WORKSHOPS Join Kendall Beene and Erin Lambright beginning February 21 at the Charles H. Morris Center for four signature midweek yoga practices where you will explore

the roots of yoga and let your soul shine. Sign up for all four classes and receive a discounted rate, bonus material to support your practice in your email inbox each week, and the option for exclusive access to our online meditation and discussion on March 14. $25 per workshop or $90 for all five weeks plus bonus material Wed., Feb. 28, 12-1 p.m. 912-414-9186. kendall@ newyoganow.com. newyoganow.com/ signature-classes. charleshmorriscenter. com. Charles H. Morris Center, 10 East Broad St.

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ADAM MILLER Renowned children’s entertainer, folksinger,

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY ARIES (March 21-April 19)

On September 1, 1666, a London baker named Thomas Farriner didn’t take proper precautions to douse the fire in his oven before he went to sleep. Consequences were serious. The conflagration that ignited in his little shop burned down large parts of the city. Three hundred twenty years later, a group of bakers gathered at the original site to offer a ritual atonement. “It’s never too late to apologize,” said one official, acknowledging the tardiness of the gesture. In that spirit, Aries, I invite you to finally dissolve a clump of guilt you’ve been carrying . . . or express gratitude that you should have delivered long ago . . . or resolve a messy ending that still bothers you . . . or transform your relationship with an old wound . . . or all of the above.

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The Committee to Fanatically Promote Taurus’s Success is pleased to see that you’re not waiting politely for your next turn. You have come to the brilliant realization that what used to be your fair share is no longer sufficient. You intuitively sense that you have a cosmic mandate to skip a few steps -- to ask for more and better and faster results. As a reward for this outbreak of shrewd and welldeserved self-love, and in recognition of the blessings that are currently showering down on your astrological House of Noble Greed, you are hereby granted three weeks’ worth of extra service, free bonuses, special treatment, and abundant slack.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

No one can be somewhat pregnant. You either are or you’re not. But from a metaphorical perspective, your current state is a close approximation to that impossible condition. Are you or are you not going to commit yourself to birthing a new creation? Decide soon, please. Opt for one or the other resolution; don’t remain in the gray area. And there’s more to consider. You are indulging in excessive in-betweenness in other areas of your life, as well. You’re almost brave and sort of

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free and semi-faithful. My advice about these halfway states is the same: Either go all the way or else stop pretending you might.

You will have a wildly fertile opportunity to find and create more intimacy. But in order to take full advantage, you’ll have to be brave and candid and unshielded.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

The Appalachian Trail is a 2,200-mile path that runs through the eastern United States. Hikers can wind their way through forests and wilderness areas from Mount Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia. Along the way they may encounter black bears, bobcats, porcupines, and wild boars. These natural wonders may seem to be at a remote distance from civilization, but they are in fact conveniently accessible from America’s biggest metropolis. For $8.75, you can take a train from Grand Central Station in New York City to an entry point of the Appalachian Trail. This scenario is an apt metaphor for you right now, Cancerian. With relative ease, you can escape from your routines and habits. I hope you take advantage!

In the coming weeks, you could reach several odd personal bests. For instance, your ability to distinguish between flowery bullshit and inventive truth-telling will be at a peak. Your “imperfections” will be more interesting and forgivable than usual, and might even work to your advantage, as well. I suspect you’ll also have an adorable inclination to accomplish the half-right thing when it’s impossible to do the perfectly right thing. Finally, all the astrological omens suggest that you will have a tricky power to capitalize on lucky lapses.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Is 2018 turning out to be as I expected it would be for you? Have you become more accepting of yourself and further at peace with your mysterious destiny? Are you benefiting from greater stability and security? Do you feel more at home in the world and better nurtured by your close allies? If for some reason these developments are not yet in bloom, withdraw from every lesser concern and turn your focus to them. Make sure you make full use of the gifts that life is conspiring to provide for you.

French philosopher Blaise Pascal said, “If you do not love too much, you do not love enough.” American author Henry David Thoreau declared, “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” I would hesitate to offer these two formulations in the horoscope of any other sign but yours, Scorpio. And I would even hesitate to offer them to you at any other time besides right now. But I feel that you currently have the strength of character and fertile willpower necessary to make righteous use of such stringently medicinal magic. So please proceed with my agenda for you, which is to become the Smartest, Feistiest, Most Resourceful Lover Who Has Ever Lived.

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LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

“You can’t find intimacy -- you can’t find home -- when you’re always hiding behind masks,” says Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Díaz. “Intimacy requires a certain level of vulnerability. It requires a certain level of you exposing your fragmented, contradictory self to someone else. You running the risk of having your core self rejected and hurt and misunderstood.” I can’t imagine any better advice to offer you as you navigate your way through the next seven weeks, Virgo.

and storyteller Adam Miller will perform “I’ll Sing You a Story – Folk Songs for Children and Families.” Proceeds from the concert benefit WRUU Community Radio 107.5 fm. $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under Sat., March 3, 1-2 p.m. 912-549-0326. admin@uusavannah.org. facebook.com/ events/211255209452595/. uusavannah. org. Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah, 307A E. Harris St. AFTER SCHOOL DANCE BREAK YOUTH DANCE CLASS Pop in the Lake Mayer Community Center on Tuesdays and join youth dance class “After School Dance Break.” This is a recreational dance class designed to get kids moving. Dance to the latest hits and get fit at the

The state of Kansas has over 6,000 ghost towns -- places where people once lived, but then abandoned. Daniel C. Fitzgerald has written six books documenting these places. He’s an expert on researching what remains of the past and drawing conclusions based on the old evidence. In accordance with current astrological omens, I suggest you consider doing comparable research into your own lost and half-forgotten history. You can generate vigorous psychic energy by communing

with origins and memories. Remembering who you used to be will clarify your future.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

It’s not quite a revolution that’s in the works. But it is a sprightly evolution. Accelerating developments may test your ability to adjust gracefully. Quickly-shifting story lines will ask you to be resilient and flexible. But the unruly flow won’t throw you into a stressful tizzy as long as you treat it as an interesting challenge instead of an inconvenient imposition. My advice is not to stiffen your mood or narrow your range of expression, but rather to be like an actor in an improvisation class. *Fluidity* is your word of power.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

It’s the Productive Paradox Phase of your cycle. You can generate good luck and unexpected help by romancing the contradictions. For example: 1. You’ll enhance your freedom by risking deeper commitment. 2. You’ll gain greater control over wild influences by loosening your grip and providing more spaciousness. 3. If you are willing to appear naive, empty, or foolish, you’ll set the stage for getting smarter. 4. A blessing you didn’t realize you needed will come your way after you relinquish a burdensome “asset.” 5. Greater power will flow your way if you expand your capacity for receptivity.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

As you make appointments in the coming months, you could re-use calendars from 2007 and 2001. During those years, all the dates fell on the same days of the week as they do in 2018. On the other hand, Pisces, please don’t try to learn the same lessons you learned in 2007 and 2001. Don’t get snagged in identical traps or sucked into similar riddles or obsessed with comparable illusions. On the *other* other hand, it might help for you to recall the detours you had to take back then, since you may thereby figure out how to avoid having to repeat boring old experiences that you don’t need to repeat.


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same time. Bring bottled water and a friend. FREE Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. 912-652-6863. sedavis@chathamcounty.org. Lake Mayer, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads. FIT KIDS FEST Fit Kids Fest teaches the importance of growing a fit body and mind through a fun and interactive day designed for children of all ages and their parents. Together, we can improve health awareness and encourage children to lead a healthier, happier lifestyle. Sat., March 3, 1-4 p.m. jrleaguesav.org. savstate.edu/. Savannah State University, 3219 College St. KIDS CLUB The Kids Club’s mission is to educate and inspire children to take part in their local farmers market while enjoying nutritious foods and empowering their families to make healthy choices at home. Saturdays, 10 a.m. wifarmersmarket@aol.com. Islands High School, 170 Whitemarsh Island Road. KIDS NIGHT OUT! Join us for our monthly kids’ dance party. Hip hop, ballroom, games, crafts, movie & popcorn. $15.00 first Friday of every month, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 612.470.6683. salondebaile.dance@gmail.com. salondebailedancestudio.com. Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio, 301 US Hwy 80 SE. SAVANNAH CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SCHOOL YEAR HOURS SCM hours beginning 8/31/13 will be Sunday 11am-4pm; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm. Open on holiday Mondays that SCC Public Schools are not in session including Labor Day. For more details go to savannahchildrensmuseum.org ongoing. Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Road. TODDLER TIME Bring your 2-4 year old to enjoy stories, games and learning designed just for them. Each week there will be a different naturebased theme. $5 parking Thursdays, 10 a.m. gastateparks.org/skidawayisland. gastateparks.org/info/skidaway/. Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy. TODDLER TUESDAYS AT OATLAND ISLAND WILDLIFE CENTER Toddlers 6 months to 4 years, and their adults. Themed programs--story books, singing songs, finger puppet plays, crafts, guided walks, up close encounters with Oatland animals. Preregister by 4pm Monday. $5 children. Gen. Admission for adults ($5 or $3 for military & seniors) Tuesdays. 912-395-1500. oatlandisland.org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd.

LGBT

FIRST CITY NETWORK Georgia’s oldest LGBT organization (founded in 1985) is a local non-profit community service organization whose mission is to share resources of health care, counseling, education, advocacy and mutual support in the Coastal Empire. Members and guests enjoy many special events throughout the year, including First Saturday Socials held the first Saturday of each month at 7pm. Mondays. 912-236-CITY. firstcitynetwork. org. GAY AA MEETING

True Colors Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, a gay and lesbian AA meeting that welcomes all alcoholics, meets Thursdays and Sundays, 7:30pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 311 E. Harris, 2nd floor. New location effective 11/2012. ongoing. GVNT HAVS GVNT HAVS is a free monthly drag show that houses the unique antics of the House of Gunt, a Savannah based free-form drag collective whose mission is to connect the trashy with the flashy, the kitschy with the classy, and the people of Savannah with a breath of fresh, queer air. Free first Thursday of every month, 10 p.m. houseofgunt@ gmail.com. Chuck’s Bar, 305 W. River St. SAVANNAH PRIDE, INC. Organizes the annual Savannah Pride Festival and helps promote the well-being of the LGBTQI community in the South. Mission: unity through diversity and social awareness. Second Tuesday/month. PO Box 6044, Savannah, GA 31414. 501c nonprofit. ongoing. info@savannahpride.com. savannahpride.com. STAND OUT YOUTH A gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth organization. Meets every Friday at 7pm. Call, email or see website for info. Fridays, 7-9 p.m. 912-288-1034. info@standoutyouth.org. standoutyouth. org. Vineyard Church Office, 1020 Abercorn Street. WHAT MAKES A FAMILY A children’s therapy group for children of GLBT parents. Ages 10 to 18. Meets twice a month. Call for info. ongoing. 912-352-2611.

LITERARY EVENTS

AN EVENING WITH MEG ELISON Join Hestia Artists’ Residency for an evening of fantastical storytelling with writer-inresidence, Meg Elison, author of “one of the most utterly absorbing books” Roxane Gay’s read “in a long time.” Thu., March 1, 6:30 p.m. thebookladybookstore.com/. The Book Lady Bookstore, 6 East Liberty St. LECTURE: THE ART AND HISTORY OF BONAVENTURE Learn more about the fascinating history and art of Bonaventure with a panel of short presentations. Local historian Dr. Christopher Hendricks will provide background on the rural movement, while the exhibi­tion’s curator Harry DeLorme will discuss artists who have worked at Bonaventure and gallerist Susan Laney will explain the making of Jack Leigh’s iconic photograph Midnight. Reception to follow. Museum members free, non-members $8 Fri., March 2, 6 p.m. telfair.org/jepson/. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St.

NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT

COFFEE WITH A RANGER Start your morning right by getting coffee and having a discussion with a park ranger. Fridays, 8:30 a.m. gastateparks.org/info/ skidaway/. Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy. DOLPHIN PROJECT Dolphin Project’s Education Outreach Program is available to speak at schools,

clubs, organizations. A powerpoint presentation with sound and video about estuarine dolphins and their environment. Age/grade appropriate programs and handouts. See website for info. ongoing. thedolphinproject.org. THE DOLPHIN PROJECT The Dolphin Project (TDP) is hosting a dolphin program and research training workshop. Learn about the habits, anatomy, behaviors of and threats to the local wild bottle nose dolphins. TDP is an all-volunteer research, education and conservation organization begun in 1989 to research and protect bottle nose dolphins and our shared environment. Learn how our crews conduct monthly, on-water, photo-ID surreys and how you can become a member. Program is age appropriate for 12+. Minimum age for research participation is 16. Skippers with boats, team leaders and photographers with 300mm lens camera are needed. Free Sun., March 4, 1-3:30 p.m. 912-657-3927. thedolphinproject@gmail.com. Richmond Hill History Museum, 11460 Ford Ave. FIRST SATURDAY HIKE This moderately-paced, 3-mile hike will include a talk about the different ecosystems of the park. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and insect repellant. Parking pass is $5. $2 first Saturday of every month, 9 a.m. 912-727-2339. gastateparks.org/ FortMcAllister/. Fort McAllister Historic Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Rd. GARDENING SESSION Learn how to garden and harvest vegetables and herbs to bring home. Kerry Shay, an organic farmer and owner of landscaping company Victory Gardens, provides free instruction. First and third Saturday of every month. Free and open to the public first Saturday of every month, 8:30-9:30 a.m. charleshmorriscenter.com. Charles H. Morris Center, 10 East Broad St. WALK ON THE WILD SIDE A two-mile Native Animal Nature Trail winds through maritime forest, freshwater wetland, salt marsh habitats, featuring live native animal exhibits. Open daily, 10am-4pm except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912395-1500. oatlandisland.org. oatlandisland. org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. WILDERNESS SOUTHEAST A variety of programs each month including guided trips with naturalists. Canoe trips,

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hikes. Mission: develop appreciation, understanding, stewardship, and enjoyment of the natural world. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-236-8115. wildernesssoutheast.org.

PETS & ANIMALS

LOW COST PET CLINIC TailsSpin and Dr. Stanley Lester, DVM, host low-cost pet vaccine clinics for students, military and seniors the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. 5pm-6pm. Vaccinations: $12, ($2 is donated to Savannah pet rescue agencies). See website for info. ongoing. tailsspin.com. tailsspin. com. TailsSpin Pet Supplies Store, 4501 Habersham St., Habersham Village. LOW-COST VACCINATION CLINIC Keeping your dog or cat up-to-date on annual vaccinations that prevent highly contagious and potentially fatal diseases is essential to your pet’s health and wellbeing. This is not a drive-thru clinic. Pets are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment necessary. Every dog must be on a leash and every cat in a carrier. Thu., March 1, 2-6 p.m. humanesocietysav.org/. Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr. OPERATION NEW HOPE Operation New Hope allows inmates to train unadoptable dogs from the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. The goals of the program are to decrease the recidivism rate among Chatham County inmates, help inmates learn a new skill, and help previously unadoptable dogs find loving homes. The graduated dogs are available for adoption can be viewed at www.humansocietvsav.org, and www. chathamsheriff.org. Operation New Hope is funded by the Humane Society and community donations. ongoing. chathamsheriff.org. humanesocietysav.org/. Humane Society for Greater Savannah, 7215 Sallie Mood Dr. ST. ALMO’S Savannah True Animal Lovers Meeting Others. Informal dog walks on Sundays, 5pm (weather permitting). Meet at Canine Palace. Call for info. ongoing. 912-234-3336. caninepalacesavannah.com. Canine Palace Inc, 618 Abercorn St.

RELIGIOUS & SPIRITUAL

BAND OF SISTERS PRAYER GROUP All women are invited. Second Tuesdays, 7:30am-8:30am. Fellowship Assembly, 5224 Augusta Rd. Email or call Jeanne Seaver or see website for info. “The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hands of the Lord.” (Prov. 21:1) ongoing. 912-663-8728. jeanneseaver@aol.com. capitolcom.org/ georgia. BUDDHIST MEDITATION Everyone is welcome. Experience not necessary. Visit our website for location, meditation periods and classes. savannahzencenter.com. Individual instruction upon request. Email Cindy Un Shin Beach at revfugon@gmail.com for more information. ongoing. Online only, none. CATHOLIC SINGLES A group of Catholic singles age 30-50 meet

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(QUAKERS) Un-programmed worship. 11am Sundays, third floor of Trinity United Methodist Church. Call or email for info. All are welcome. ongoing. 636-2331772. savannahquakers@gmail.com. trinitychurch1848.org/. Trinity United Methodist Church, 225 West President St. SAVANNAH REIKI SHARE During shares, participants take turns giving and receiving universal life force energy via Reiki and other healing modalities. Present at the shares are usually no less than 2 Reiki Masters. Come share with us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at the Sweet Water Spa in downtown Savannah. Sign up at Savannah Reiki Share or Reiki by Appointment on Facebook. Free ongoing, 7 p.m. 440-371-5209. Sweet Water Spa, 148 Abercorn Street. SERVICE OF COMPLINE Enter the stillness of another age. Gregorian Chant sung by candlelight at 9:00-9:30 p.m. every Sunday night by the Complne Choir of Christ Church Anglican. Come, say good nigh to God. All are welcome. ongoing. Christ Church Anglican, 37th and Bull. SOUTH VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH Weekly Sunday services. Sunday school, 10:00am. Worship, 11:30am. Tuesday Bible Study/Prayer Service, 6:30pm. Pastor Rev. Dr. Barry B. Jackson, 480 Pine Barren Road, Pooler, GA “Saving a nation one soul at a time.” ongoing. TAPESTRY CHURCH A church for all people! We don’t care what you are wearing, just that you are here. From the moment you walk in until the moment you leave, Tapestry is committed to delivering a creative, challenging, straight forward, and honest message about the role of biblical principles in your life. Come experience an environment that helps you connect with God and discover his incredible purpose for your life. Join us every Sunday morning 10AM at the Habersham YMCA. Sundays, 10 a.m. tapestrysavannah. com. YMCA (Habersham Branch), 6400 Habersham St. THEOLOGY ON TAP Meets on the third Monday, 8:30pm-10:30pm. Like the Facebook page: Theology on Tap Downtown Savannah. ongoing. distillerysavannah.com. The Distillery, 416 W. Liberty St.

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frequently for fun, fellowship and service. Send email or check website to receive announcements of activities and to suggest activities for the group. ongoing. familylife@ diosav.org. diosav.org/familylife-singles. GRATITUDE CIRCLE IN THE SQUARES Gather with others to share gratitude. Everyone welcome. Park next to Bull Street Library. Wednesdays, 12-12:30 p.m. 917-676-4280. facebook.com/ savannahgratitude. liveoakpl.org. Bull Street Library, 2002 Bull St. GUIDED SILENT PRAYER Acoustical songs, 30 minutes of guided silent prayer, and minutes to receive prayer or remain in silence. Wednesdays, 6:45-8:00pm at Vineyard Church, 615 Montgomery St. See website for info. ongoing. vineyardsavannah.org. JESUS YESHUA Holidays and plans for 2017 underway for young adults and college Christians. Contact Reverend Brenda Lee @yahoo.com or call (912) 236-3156. ongoing. No physical address given, none. MARITIME BETHEL “Sundays on Thursdays” worship at the Fellowship Assembly. Plenty of parking for large trucks. Free Thursdays. 912-220-2976. The Fellowship Assembly of God Church, 5224 Augusta Road. A NEW CHURCH IN THE CITY, FOR THE CITY Gather on Sundays at 10:30am. Like the Facebook page “Savannah Church Plant.” ongoing. Bryson Hall, 5 E. Perry St. NEW ORLEANS BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY Courses are now being offered at the new Savannah Extension of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Full course loads for both Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees will be offered. Apply now at www.nobts. edu to start classes this winter. ongoing. 912-232-1033. revwasson@gmail.com. Savannah Baptist Center, 704 Wheaton Street. READ THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR A Bible book club for those wanting to read the Bible in one year. Open to all. Book club format, not a traditional Bible study. All welcome, regardless of race, creed, sexual orientation, religion. Thurs. 6:00pm-7:00pm. Call for info. ongoing. 912-233-5354. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 622 E. 37th Street. SAVANNAH FRIENDS MEETING

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