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Craft Brew Races SAT 3.10

The Craft Brew Races is a timed but relaxed 5K run or walk on Grand Prize of America Avenue, followed by a 3-hour beer festival featuring local and regional craft breweries and vendors. A portion of every ticket sold for the event is donated to the Georgia Craft Brewer’s Guild in support of their efforts to to promote the craft beer industry in the state. 2 p.m. Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr. craftbrewraces.com

WEDNESDAY 3. 7 Film: SEED: The Untold Story

SEED reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a battle against chemical seed companies. 7-8 p.m. Georgia Southern University, Statesboro. Free 912-478-5895. cfs@GeorgiaSouthern.edu

Mystery Film Tribute to Divine

Divine is one of the most famous and recognizable female impersonators of all time. 8 p.m. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. $9

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Natural Resource Discovery Day

Featuring Kid Dakota, Whispertown, High Up, and Dreamend. 7 p.m. Graveface Records & Curiosities, 5 W. 40th Street. Free and all ages

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This year’s Discovery Day will be filled with fun, wildliferelated educational activities for all ages. Learn what U.S. Fish & Wildlife does and try it too: Archery · Photography · Live Reptiles · Archaeology · Casting Techniques · Face Painting 10 a.m.-3 p.m., special presentations at noon and 1 p.m. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive off S.C. 170. Free and open to the public

THURSDAY 3. 8 Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley brings his Weekend Warrior tour to Savannah. 7:30 p.m. The Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

Judith Varnai Shorer

Southeast Consul General of Israel, Ambassador Judith Varnai Shorer will discuss the current geopolitical status between Israel and the United States. 1:15 & 7 p.m. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

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Theatre: The Lieutenant of Irishmore

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On a lonely road on the tiny Irish island of Inishmore, someone has killed an Irish National Liberation Army enforcer’s cat. The enforcer loves his cat more than life itself, and when he returns from a stint of torture and chip-shop bombing in Northern Ireland, someone is going to pay. Not recommended for children. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Savannah Rep’s PLAYShop, 980 Industry Drive.

Little Tybee, Reign of Kindo

The progressive folk-rock band plays with the Buffalo, NY, based Reign of Kindo. 8 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne $15 in advance, $18 week of the show. 912-472-4790

The North American Partnership: Looking Ahead

Nadia Theodore, Consul General of Canada to the U.S. Southeast, gives this talk. Hosted by the Savannah Council on World Affairs. 8 p.m. Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church, 50 Diamond Causeway. Free for members of the Savannah Council on World Affairs, $10 non-members.


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Savannah Stopover

Annual indie rock festival featuring an 80+ lineup of national and regional bands. March 8-11 See Coverage This Issue savannahstopover.com/

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. Thurs. & Fri. 5 p.m. Davenport House, 324 East State St. $18 plus tax

Theatre: The Lieutenant of Irishmore On the tiny Irish island of Inishmore, someone has killed an Irish National Liberation Army enforcer’s cat. Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m, Sun. 3 p.m. Savannah Rep’s PLAYShop, 980 Industry Drive.

FRIDAY 3. 9 Manifest Block Party

The Revival Society and the Savannah Sustainability Coalition host this block party. 1 p.m. Ophilya Handmade Studios, 225 W. Hall.

March of Dimes Shamrock Run

The Shamrock Run is fun for all ages and includes a Kids Run prior to the start of the 5K. 5 p.m. Ellis Square

Theatre: Plaza Suite

The Undergo Festival

A music and arts festival with over 30 bands, alternating indoor and outdoor stages, exclusive craft beer and cocktails, live art installations, and more. Fri. 3 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-1 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Savannah Film Company, 611 W. Jones St. Free

SATURDAY 3.10 Ballroom Dance

Line dance lesson from 7-8 PM taught by Tracey Jackson. Social dancing from 8-10 PM. Refreshments for the party are appreciated. 7 p.m. USA Dance Chapter#6069, 301 HWY 80. USA Dance members $10, non-members $15 single or $25 couple usadancesavannah.com

Buddy Cop Comedy

Funny, creative and daring, Buddy Cop is a high energy improv comedy show. 8 p.m. Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull St. $10 frontporchimprov.com

Claudia Deen at the Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market

The Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market will host Claudia Deen, a certified health coach. 9 a.m. Islands High, 170 Whitemarsh Island Rd Free wifarmersmarket.org

Plaza Suite is composed of 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

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When Stellaluna is separated from h Mother Bat in the forest, she is adopted by a family of birds who teach her their boisterous, baby bird ways. Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 3 p.m. Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 East Victory Dr. $15 adults, $12 kids/seniors/military

Theatre: The Great Gatsby

The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble presents the classic story of Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire living in the decadent excess of the Jazz Age. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. Kennedy Fine Arts Building, Savannah State University, 3219 College St. $25 collectiveface.org

Local callers Bob Beattie and Joyce Murlless will teach and call the dances. 7:30 p.m. Garden City United Methodist Church, 62 Varnedoe Ave. facebook.com/savfolkmusic The Craft Brew Races is a timed but relaxed 5K run or walk on Grand Prize of America Avenue, followed by a 3-hour beer festival featuring local and regional craft breweries and vendors. 2 p.m. Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr. craftbrewraces.com

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Eric performs non-stop around the country leaving his mark as a clean, funny, bright, friendly and original performer. 8 p.m. Bay Street Theatre, 1 Jefferson St. CONTINUES ON P. 6

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Forsyth Farmers Market

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

Katt Williams

The Conspiracy Theory Tour stops in Savannah. 8 p.m. Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

Lecture: Wellness and Resilience in African-American Men

A keynote address, Wellness and Resilience in African-American Men, will be given by Dr. Courtland C. Lee. 9:30 a.m. South University, 709 Mall Blvd. $45

Featuring former Celtic Woman Chloë Agnew and Irish tenor Dermot Kiernan. 7 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne $18 912-472-4750. info@tybeeposttheater.org

The Harry Allen Quartet

Harry Allen has been described as “the ‘Frank Sinatra’ of the tenor saxophone and a master interpreter of standards. 5 p.m. Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 1 Resort Drive. Free for Coastal Jazz Association members, $20 non-members

National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Odd Lot Improv: Saturday Shenanigans

Savannah Philharmonic: Captivating Cello

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

Spring Celebration and Sheep Shearing

The Spring festival will include sheep shearing, wool carding, spinning and weaving, children’s crafts and games, and 1800s lifestyle demonstrations. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. Adults $7; children $5 ceba.oiwc@gmail.com. ceba.wildapricot.org

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Chloë Agnew and A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

National Resource Discovery Day

This year’s Discovery Day will be filled with fun, wildlife-related educational activities for all ages. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive off S.C. 170.

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It’s that time of year to paint the town green. Join Bar Crawl Savannah in the St. Practice Day bar crawl featuring 12 participating bars. 4-11 p.m. McDonough’s, 21 E. McDonough St. $10 912-660-9001

Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. 5 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. $15

Enjoy the rich and vibrant tone of Savannah Philharmonic Principal Cellist Steven Thomas as he and and our own Quynh Shannon perform Schumann’s warmly romantic Adagio and Allegro. 5 p.m. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts, 649 W Jones St. $25 savannahphilharmonic.org

MONDAY 3.12 Odd Lot Improv: Monday Night Madness

Built around a series of improv games, the show relies on audience suggestions. 7:30 p.m. Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 West Liberty Street. $5

TUESDAY 3.13 Tongue: Open Mouth and Music Show hosted by Melanie Goldey

A poetry and music open mic with an emphasis on sharing new, original, thoughtful work. second Tuesday of every month, 8 p.m. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.


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Savannah’s problematic gun programs BY JIM MOREKIS

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THE GUN DEBATE is in the national news after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Closer to home, last week saw a couple of noteworthy, if much less disturbing, developments in that area as well. However well-intended they might be, a pair of local programs dedicated to ending gun violence just might not pass the smell test as they are currently operating. For example: Late last week, the director of the local End Gun Violence initiative, Rev. George Lee III, was arrested on a DUI charge. That is not his first run-in with the law; he was arrested on a domestic violence charge less than a year before he was hired. These two events alone might be enough to disqualify one from receiving a taxpayer-funded salary and benefits package of nearly $100,000, as is Lee’s, and heading an organization charged with so important a mission. The backstory is even more problematic. End Gun Violence is a local program modeled on the largely successful national initiative pioneered by National Network for Safe Communities under the direction of Dr. David M. Kennedy and John Jay College President Jeremy Travis. About 60 other cities have versions of End Gun Violence, and the program has had positive results in targeting repeat offenders, especially with gang affiliations. Savannah’s End Gun Violence started in 2015, under the auspices of the SavannahChatham Metropolitan Police. The inaugural director was Maxine Bryant, who was paid $65,000 a year as an independent contractor and reported to then-Police Chief Jack Lumpkin. However, in 2017, Mayor Eddie DeLoach offered the job to Rev. Lee, allegedly over the objections of not only Chief Lumpkin, but Sheriff Wilcher as well. The situation was heated enough for the direction of the End Gun Violence program to be moved from the police department to Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap, though City taxpayers remain on the hook. Lee’s job with End Gun Violence was bumped up to full-time, as its meaty compensation package indicates. Lee is a full-fledged City employee, one assumed to be subject to the usual Human Resources guidelines. (He is now on administrative leave after the DUI.) But that’s not all.

Rev. Lee is also pastor of one of Savannah’s largest, most influential churches, St. John the Baptist (not be confused with the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.) That in and of itself isn’t necessarily a problem. But one wonders how any person, no matter how skilled or talented, could properly administer End Gun Violence on behalf of taxpayers along with the responsibilities of a large house of worship. To be clear, Rev. Lee does have previous experience with prisoner re-entry programs. I’m not suggesting he’s incompetent — at this point, he’s just too controversial to hold the position credibly. Alderman Tony Thomas, no stranger to controversy himself, said he was against Lee’s hiring from the beginning. He said in a recent Facebook post: “Sadly, this story is much more than a DUI. It’s much more than a person who is without sin — as I have made similar mistakes. It’s not about George Lee as much as it is about those who enabled George Lee for whatever purposes including the Mayor of Savannah and District Attorney of Chatham County. This situation is about those in government who have broken the law and then used taxpayer resources for cover-up and personal gain. It smacks of cronyism, political paybacks, and conspiratorial plots.” The “cronyism” Thomas refers to apparently is intended to call attention to Meg Heap’s husband serving as attorney for St. John’s in the church’s recent purchase of the Savannah Christian Preparatory elementary school. In any case, it seems past time for D.A. Heap, Mayor DeLoach, and City Council to reexamine how the local End Gun Violence initiative is being administered, for the good of the community as a whole. You might even call it a Come To Jesus moment. OTHER GUN NEWS in Savannah came as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation last week cleared a local gun buyback program of alleged theft of firearms. The buyback, spearheaded by Savannah Alderman Van Johnson and organized by the nonprofit Savannah Youth City, was essentially disavowed by local law enforcement from its inception in late 2016. Then-Chief Lumpkin took pains to make it technically clear that it was not a police-affiliated program, as are almost all other gun buybacks around the U.S. (If you’re confused about the difference between End Gun Violence and the buyback, it’s easy to get them mixed up, as I’ve been guilty of myself. They are totally separate and unaffiliated.)

County Manager Lee Smith urged D.A. Heap to investigate allegations that some of the guns subsequently went missing after Savannah Youth City acquired them through the buyback. To avoid appearance of impropriety — in part because Van Johnson is himself a certified law enforcement official — Heap handed the investigation to the GBI. While the program was cleared and no more charges seem pending, that doesn’t necessarily make it less problematic. Most gun buybacks are partnerships between police and a nonprofit. The nonprofit administers the buyback, and the police hold the acquired firearms, either for destruction or, in Georgia’s case, indefinitely as a matter of state law. (Savannah Youth City has said they dismantled the guns on their own, possibly in contradiction of state law, which if true seems especially out of line for a nonprofit without a Federal Firearms License. In the wake of the GBI investigation, the guns are now being held by the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team.) Most buybacks, for example in Los Angeles, don’t award straight cash for guns, as Johnson’s program does. Those who surrender guns, no questions asked, are more often given gift cards rather than cash. This keeps buybacks from serving as conveniently laundered revenue streams for criminals to purchase new, better guns. That may sound like a paranoid distinction to you. But consider this: If you know you’ll get $50 per gun, you can surrender Granddad’s ancient .22 squirrel rifle plus, say, an old .38 revolver. Then you’ll have yourself about enough cash to buy a brand new Hi-Point 9mm semiautomatic pistol, known to be a particular firearm commonly used in drug/ gang violence nationwide. This isn’t a far-fetched scenario at all. And we’re not even getting into the issue of buybacks theoretically being a way to dispose of guns used in crimes so they can’t be used as evidence. In addition to whatever positive things it has accomplished, Johnson’s buyback program arguably has turned a local nonprofit into a type of unlicensed gun dealer. Who wants or needs that burden? Long story short, you could make the case that Johnson is lucky it was “only” the GBI investigating, and not the federal ATF. There seems no real reason that local law enforcement shouldn’t be the senior partner in this buyback program. As with End Gun Violence, it might be time for this program, too, to get a reboot from the ground up. CS


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“We tell them, ‘You’re not alone’” Local activists and advocates await the fate of DACA

BY ORLANDO MONTOYA

NEXT WEEK, Savannah’s Irish will carry on a tradition that goes back 194 years. The St. Patrick’s Day parade and the formal Irish societies that go along with it were all about an immigrant community, at the time, coming together to help their own people. There’s a building on Pulaski Square, the former Jewish Educational Alliance, built in 1915, that speaks to the same idea. A different set of immigrants that time, Germans and Russians, but also an immigrant community coming together to help

their own people. Today’s immigrants from Latin America don’t have a formal society or building. But the ethic of compassionate help is certainly there for the great number of Spanish-speaking migrants who are here, working and asking questions. “They ask me, ‘Father, is this true?’” says Pablo Migone, a priest who fields lots of questions as head of the Catholic church’s office that coordinates immigration activities across 90 counties where immigrants enrich Georgia’s $13 billion agriculture industry. “‘Will this work?’ ‘Is there a risk?’” he continues, speaking of DACA, or Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, the Obama-era policy that’s now in limbo as the White House, Congress and the federal courts

Members of SUYA (Savannah Undocumented Youth Alliance) champion their issues at the Georgia Capitol. PHOTO COURTESY OF DANIELA RODRIGUEZ

weigh in on an issue that no one wants to touch. Every week there are new questions, new rumors and new bits of information to decode into real life. For instance, a deadline for Congressional action on DACA seems likely to pass this week, no surprise, without action. What will happen on March 5?

And the Georgia State Senate just last month passed a bill that would force local police, Sheriff’s deputies and highway patrols to act as deportation officers. How would that affect people? Honestly, Migone and the church handle questions that are more intimate. “When a relative gets picked up, the wife comes to church. There’s children. There’s

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no food. The husband works. So now there’s no money. So the church steps in to help in concrete ways to help the family and then to get them legal help they need,” Migone says. About a year ago, the phone lines of migrant worker advocates buzzed for weeks when Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted raids around the Savannah area, hauling people off, the agency told us, because they committed some crime or other. It turns out that many of those crimes appear to be simply existing in this country without legal papers. That’s what keeps Daniela Rodriguez up at night. A senior psychology major at Armstrong, she fears an auto accident, a broken tail light or a knock at the door. As head of the Savannah Undocumented Youth Alliance (SUYA), she fields questions like, “How do I pay for school?” or “What does this document mean?” Her group works locally across colleges and high schools to help undocumented youth steer their futures. “It takes a lot of courage to tell someone that you’re undocumented. Most of the time, people don’t want to come out of the shadows,” Rodriguez says. “So when that happens, we tell them, ‘You’re not alone. We’re just like you. And we’re here to support you.’” Migone’s family came to the United States fleeing violence in Peru. Rodriguez’ family brought Daniela to the United States when she was 13 years old. They are part of a large and informal network of people helping Latin American immigrants throughout Georgia.

The non-profit Georgia Legal Services also does some work in this field. The Atlanta-based Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR) has developed “comites populares,” or grassroots committees, throughout the state, including Savannah, to connect people to resources. GLAHR operates a hotline to make those connections. English classes are everywhere. But the first point of contact always seems to be a friend of some sort, anybody (“I know someone who can help”). When the need is more serious, like reports of detention, abuse or mistreatment, an expert referral can be life-changing. In our larger community, these groups like SUYA, church allies of all denominations and non-profit helpers, serve as a conduit through which immigrant voices, and the voices of their allies, can be amplified politically where it has the potential to help millions more. “This is not the time to stay quiet,” Rodriguez says. “Silence isn’t going to bring anything good. This is the time to fight for our rights because if we don’t do it, no one else will.” “It’s done out of the recognition of the dignity of the human person, that you don’t need papers to be affirmed as a human being,” Migone says. “So when we’re talking about immigration reform, we’re talking about human beings. We can’t just dispose them.” These groups hopefully get us asking questions. CS

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The Great Parking Debate continues BY JOHN BENNETT

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FROM time to time I receive email from readers who are displeased with something I’ve written. Most are completely cordial in describing their objections. On the other hand, during the almost seven (yes, seven!) years I’ve been writing The News Cycle, parking is the only issue that’s compelled people to confront me in person. I really didn’t want to write another column about parking. Yet here I am again. From the Starland Village project to the proposal to charge for parking spaces at Forsyth Park to messages from people I haven’t seen in decades, I can’t escape from complaints about parking. A friend from college contacted me out of the blue to gather intelligence in advance of his St. Patrick’s Day visit and, naturally, his primary concern was finding a place to park. As I have written before, many of our most treasured places and traditions — including Forsyth Park and the St. Patrick’s Day celebration itself — would be dead on arrival if they were proposed today. Why? Not enough parking. At the City Council Work Session on March 3, Susan Broker, director of the City’s Office of Special Events, Film and Tourism, presented a plan for paid parking at Forsyth Park in the two lots and on Park Avenue. After the cost of installing the automated pay stations and other expenses are recouped, she said, revenue from parking fees would be put toward “much needed improvements” in the park, including “more robust litter control” and additional security. Further out on the timeline, she suggested the parking fees could fund construction of restrooms at the south end of the park. She noted that cars are left in the Drayton Street lot for days at a time and that use of the lot for long-term parking has become an issue in the City’s attempt to find a new tenant to operate the café. The idea of dedicating parking revenue from a distinct geographical area to tangible improvements in the same distinct geographical area is often referred to as a Parking Benefit District. One of the oldest examples is from Pasadena, Calif. In a 2003 article published by the University of California Transportation Center and the University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness, authors Donald Shoup (the nation’s leading authority on parking) and Douglas Kolozsvari

Should those of us who drive demand the continued privilege of parking in Forsyth Park for free, even if proposed fees would fund park improvements?

concluded, “The additional public spending makes the area safer, cleaner, and more attractive for both customers and businesses. These public improvements have increased private investment, property values, and sales tax revenues. Old Pasadena has pulled itself up by its parking meters.” Philadelphia’s WHYY-FM, known to public radio listeners as the home of “Fresh Air” with Terry Gross, profiled the Pasadena district along with similar arrangements in Portland and Pittsburgh in a 2016 segment called “Ideas Worth Stealing.” In other words, Parking Benefit Districts are a model more cities should adopt. How do Savannahians greet successful programs that are popular in other communities? We lose our minds, of course. Check out the comments on media coverage of the proposal. Many have identified the plan as a money grab or an evil scheme devised to make life miserable for residents. Or both. Some are even pining for the good old days before Rob Hernandez took the helm as city manager, which is pretty hilarious given the ceaseless energy Savannahians devoted to complaining about the previous two city managers. I get it. No one likes to pay for parking,

especially when money’s tight. But we often ignore the fact that Savannah, like almost every city in America, has spent a century and mountains of money making it easier, quicker, and cheaper for us to drive. Irreplaceable historic and natural resources have been destroyed in the process of widening streets and building parking lots and garages. Today the burden of our privilege is borne by our fellow citizens who do not drive. They are the people who endure the daily indignity of walking in the weeds along the majority of Savannah streets that do not have sidewalks because they were deemed unnecessary or too expensive. They are the people who must travel by bicycle on streets that are dangerous to them because they were designed to maximize speed and throughput of motor vehicles. If that isn’t bad enough, those of us who drive can easily scuttle any effort to make streets safer for them, if it involves removal of even a few parking spaces to make room for a sidewalk or bike lane. With so much stacked in our favor, we still want more, including the continued “right” to store our personal vehicles on public property. At one of the most popular destinations in the city. For as long as we want. For free. CS


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What do we know about the effects of marijuana legalization? Have any studies been done in states that have legalized marijuana? How much tax revenue has been generated? Have there been more traffic accidents? More minors? In short, has it been successful?—Eric MUCH as the public craves results, the fact remains that legalized recreational weed is just a few years old in the handful of states that allow it. Data’s coming in steadily, but it’s preliminary, and therefore wide open to interpretation. Your traffic-accident query is a good example of how far into the weeds one can get here. Take Colorado, where recreational marijuana has been legal the longest—since 2012, officially, though business really started booming in 2014 with the advent of licensed retail outlets. According to analysis by the Denver Post, the number of drivers there who died in car crashes with THC in their systems more than doubled between 2013 and 2016. OK, that doesn’t sound great. But in context it’s not so clear. For one, crash fatalities in Colorado (and in Washington, another legalization state) over roughly

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this period have remained in line with stats from control states where marijuana remains outlawed, per 2017 research in the American Journal of Public Health. And multiple earlier studies had previously found reduced traffic fatalities following the passage of state medicalmarijuana laws. And two, the relationship between THC and impairment remains poorly understood, even down to establishing intoxication—as anyone who’s nervously awaited a drug test will tell you, THC metabolites linger in the bloodstream long after the high has worn off. We’ve had decades to observe how alcohol degrades one’s skills behind the wheel; far less time to assess the intersection of driving and weed use. For now, we’ve got data to confirm anyone’s preexisting prejudices. Opposed to recreational marijuana? Legalization’s made the roads deadlier. In favor? Plenty of evidence suggests that’s not happening. This was a provisional conclusion in a 2016 report by the Drug Policy Alliance, which found “stable” traffic-fatality numbers in pot-friendly states, and also that legalization doesn’t seem to be contributing to an increase in kids getting high. The tax angle is more straightforward: legal pot equals big bucks. As of last year, Colorado had taken in $500 million in weed taxes, with half going to K-12 education. Municipalities can impose their own levies, too, which is how Pueblo County ended up spending $420,000 (heh heh) on scholarships for 210 local students in 2017. Another place legal weed appears to be leaving its footprint: the opioid crisis. An AJPH study from last fall found that in the first two years of recreational marijuana being legal in Colorado, opioid-related deaths declined 6.5 percent, reversing an upward trend going back more than a

decade. On one hand, these are preliminary numbers, but on the other they track with what we know about places where medical marijuana had already been legalized—a 2014 paper calculated a 25 percent reduction in opioid-related fatalities in states with medical marijuana laws compared to those without. Meanwhile, in a survey of 224 patients in Michigan from 2016, respondents reported a 64 percent reduction in opioid use associated with their medical-pot habit, plus “decreased number and side effects of medications, and an improved quality of life.” What all this seems to be telling us is that, where possible, pain sufferers are substituting weed for opioids, and doing better for it. Predictably, this reasoning hasn’t found a home at today’s Department of Justice, where Attorney General Jeff Sessions has adopted an unmistakably weed-hostile stance—in January he revoked Obama-era directives telling the feds to quit prosecuting pot offenses in states that have legalized it—and specifically scoffed at the theory that marijuana’s painkilling properties could help on the opioid front. A first-draft scorecard, then, for legalized weed: promising on opioids, good for state budgets, and TBD on some other issues, including traffic deaths. In other words, plenty of research left for publicpolicy types in pursuit of the straight dope. Such as: At two Colorado animal hospitals, cases of marijuana poisoning in dogs went up fourfold after medical pot became legal, with edibles playing a role in at least a pair of fatalities. To win the war against leaving gummies on the coffee table, we’ll surely need more data than that. CS BY CECIL ADAMS Send questions to Cecil via straightdope.com

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Savannah Police make arrest in December 2017 homicide

Detectives identified a 50-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of Eric Jenkins, 38, that occurred Dec. 30, 2017. Officers were called to Montgomery Street and W. Park Avenue about 4 a.m. and discovered Jenkins deceased from a gunshot wound. Detectives identified Deborah Garner as the shooter. On Feb. 28, she was located and taken into custody by the Fort Knox Military Police. Violent Crimes Unit detectives traveled to Kentucky to serve Garner her murder warrant and with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service and the Louisville Metro Police Department, conducted search warrants and supplemental interviews. Garner will be extradited to the Chatham County Detention Center.

Purse snatching suspects collared

On March 5 at about 1 a.m., three wanted suspects in purse snatchings the day before were arrested. The two Robbery by Sudden Snatching incidents occurred the evening of Sunday, March 4. Both incidents involved the victims arranging to sell their cellular phones via the “Let Go” app, Chatham County Police report. The first incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. at the McDonald’s at 1A Gateway Boulevard East in Savannah. The second incident occurred at approximately 7 p.m. at the Kroger plaza at 5720 Ogeechee Road in Savannah. “ In each incident, the suspect’s vehicle pulled up to the victim and upon the victim handing the phone to one of the females inside the vehicle, the vehicle quickly drove off. No weapons were reported in either incident,” police report. The Ford Explorer identified was located. Additionally, the two cellphones were recovered, and all three suspects were arrested. The suspects included two adult males and one juvenile female. The phones have been returned to their owners. The Chatham County Police Department encourages citizens to use the CCPD Whitefield precinct when meeting to

identity of this subject is asked to contact police. A tip line is at (912) 525-3124.

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Police seek info on prowler

Savannah Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a subject wanted for questioning regarding entering homes in the Paradise Park and Windsor Forest neighborhoods. Over the past week, a black male has been reported entering residences through windows during evening hours. In two incidents, residents were awoken by the subject. Anyone with information on the

Detectives need the public’s help identifying a woman caught on surveillance footage using stolen credit cards. Around 10 p.m. Feb. 17 officers responded to Planet Fitness on Eisenhower Drive for reports of an entering auto. The victim reported someone smashed her window and stole multiple items including a bag containing credit cards, social security card, clothing, a laptop and other items. The bag had been left in view on the front seat. She estimates she was in the gym about an hour. Soon after the theft, the cards were used for a fraudulent purchase totaling nearly $2,000 at Target. The subject seen using the card was described as a female dressed in a white Nike shirt with a gray sweater. Her hair was pulled back with a bandana. She came and left the store in a silver Range Rover, the same vehicle seen leaving the gym parking lot. Anyone with information should contact Eastside Precinct detectives at (912) 898-3252. Info can also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CS

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District Judge Joseph Boeckmann, 72, took a personal interest in the young men who came through his courtrooms in

Cross and St. Francis counties (Arkansas) from 2009 to 2015 with traffic citations or misdemeanor criminal charges. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported that Judge Boeckmann routinely dismissed those charges pending “community service,” which Boeckmann would set up through private phone calls with the men, assigning them to provide sexual favors or allow Judge Boeckmann to take pictures of them in “embarrassing positions; positions that he found sexually gratifying,” a court document revealed. Boeckmann, of Wynne, Arkansas, admitted to the charges in October and was sentenced Feb. 21 to five years in prison. Prosecutors had agreed to a lesser sentence in light of Boeckmann’s age, but U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker ordered the maximum sentence, saying, “(H)e acted corruptly while serving as a judge. That sets his crime apart.”

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Washington State University senior Logan Tago, a football linebacker, received WSU’s Center for Civic Engagement Fall 2017 Community Involvement award on Feb. 1 for 240 hours of service to the local community, reported the WSU Daily Evergreen -- service he was ordered to give as a stipulation of his sentencing in January 2017 for third-degree assault. In June 2016, The Seattle Times reported, Tago allegedly hit a man with a six-pack of beer and later agreed to a plea deal that called for 30 days in the Whitman County jail, $800 in fines -- and exactly 240 hours of community service. Tago managed to play the final two games of the 2016 season and in all of 2017’s 13 games, despite a WSU athletic department policy that prohibits players who are facing a felony charge from playing.

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On Feb. 9, the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals upheld the four-year prison sentence Ralph Alfred Friesenhahn, 65, of San Antonio received after his fourth DWI conviction in 2016, rejecting arguments from his lawyer, Gina Jones of New Braunfels, that the state’s legal limit for alcohol concentration discriminates against alcoholics, who have a higher tolerance for liquor. “You’re not being punished for being an alcoholic,” Sammy McCrary, chief of the felony division for the Comal County criminal district attorney’s office told the Austin American-Statesman. “It’s the driving that’s the problem.”

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At the beginning of February, several residents along a block in Marina, California, were hit by mail thieves. But the criminals probably didn’t know what hit them when they stole Rosalinda Vizina’s package. SFGate.com reported that Vizina, an entomologist, had ordered 500 live cockroaches for a study she’s working on. “I feel a little bad for the roaches in case they got smushed or tossed or something like that,” Vizina told KSBW. “For the thieves, I hope they went everywhere,” she added.

TMI?

On Feb. 20, little Jameson Proctor was born in St. Louis and a radio audience listened in as he came into the world. Cassiday Proctor, co-host of the “Spencer’s Neighborhood” show on The Arch in St. Louis, scheduled her C-section right in the middle of drive time and then invited listeners to share the moment when Jameson was born, at 7:45 a.m., through a broadcast phone call. “Our radio show is all about sharing our personal lives,” Proctor, 33, told The Telegraph. She also solicited ideas for names from her fans and received more than 400 submissions. “It was not something I wanted to keep private,” Proctor said.

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The mining town of Kurri Kurri, Australia, cut loose on Feb. 24 with a new festival to draw visitors: Mullet Fest, a celebration of the infamous hairstyle and those who wear it. Local hairdresser Laura Johnson came up with the idea, which included contests (Junior Mullet and Ladies’ Mullet categories, and so forth) and bands (the Stunned Mullets from Karuah). Winner of the junior division prize, Alex Keavy, 12, told The Guardian: “It’s not a hairstyle, it’s a lifestyle.” He pledged to use his $50 prize to buy his girlfriend a pie. More than 180 contestants competed for Best Mullet of Them All. Meryl Swanson, the local Labor

MP and a contest judge, said she was “looking for pride, people embracing the mullet, finding self-worth in it.”

Can’t Possibly Be True

A designer pop-up store in Seattle made news on Feb. 22 for one particular item: a clear plastic, drawstring shopping bag that sells for -- wait for it -- $590. United Press International reported the bag was first seen on Paris runways in January and sports the Celine Paris label along with warnings in several languages about the suffocation risk posed to babies.

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• Christina C. Ochoa of Wichita, Kansas, and her mom, Christy L. Ochoa, explained to The Wichita Eagle that more than 50 $5 withdrawals Christina made from a Central National Bank ATM during a five-day period in mid-January were for a “money cake” she was making as a gift for someone. But the bank says the faulty ATM was dispensing $100 bills instead of $5 bills, and that Christina received $14,120 instead of $1,485. In a Jan. 22 lawsuit, the bank seeks $11,607.36, plus interest, it says is owed by Christina. The bank is also trying to seize two cars the Ochoas bought during the same period, claiming that the $3,000 down payment for one of them was made up entirely of $100 bills. • In Boston, trolley driver Thomas Lucey, 46, of Saugus, Massachusetts, was indicted Feb. 21 for paying a man $2,000 to attack him while he was on the job on Oct. 30, 2016, so that Lucey could collect workers’ compensation and disability insurance. The “attacker” wore a Halloween mask and carried a plastic pumpkin, from which police obtained fingerprints used to identify him and unravel the scheme, according to The Boston Globe. A grand jury in Suffolk County brought charges of insurance fraud, workers’ compensation fraud, misleading a police investigation and perjury. CS BY ANDREW MCMEEL SYNDICATE

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WELCOME to Connect Savannah’s annual Savannah Stopover Genre Guide! Whether you’re ready to smear yourself in glitter and make your way home with the rising sun or are feeling a more low-key, intimate performance, Stopover’s got it for you. Make sure to fire up the festival’s official Spotify playlist to get a listen for yourself.

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Caroline Rose - Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 9 p.m. Charles Fauna – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 10 p.m. Enen - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 5 p.m. Grandchildren - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 10:30 p.m. Gus Dapperton – Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea, 7:30 p.m. The Medium - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 9:30 p.m. Johnny Couch – Saturday, March 10, Club One, 10 p.m. of Montreal – Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea, 8:30 p.m. Okey Dokey - Thursday, March 8, Barrelhouse South, 10:30 p.m. The Pauses – Saturday, March 10, Congress St. Social Club, 5 p.m. Yonatan Gat - Friday, March 9, ElRocko Lounge, 11 p.m.

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Pylon Reenactment Society

These artists channel a variety of unexpected influences to create a highly danceable sound all their own. Acid Dad

Get down and shake it with hookladen, rock-driven pop. Acid Dad – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 10 p.m. Low Cut Connie - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 11:30 p.m. Public Access T.V. - Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South 10:30 p.m. TWEN – Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea, 6:30 p.m. Vundabar – Saturday, March 10, Barrelhouse South, 10:30 p.m. Zuli - Thursday, March 8, Barrelhouse South, 9:30 p.m.

Bero Bero – Thursday, March 8, Club One, 10 p.m. Combo Chimbita - Friday, March 9, ElRocko Lounge, 12 a.m. French Vanilla - Thursday, March 8, El-Rocko Lounge, 11 p.m. KOLARS - Thursday, March 8, Club One, 12 a.m. Nation of Language – Saturday, March 10, Club One, 12 a.m. Pylon Reenactment Society – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 12 a.m. Shopping - Thursday, March 8, ElRocko Lounge, 12 a.m. Twisty Cats – Saturday, March 10, Club One, 11 p.m. DEGA – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 4 p.m.

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Expect stellar songwriting and rich vocals from this crew.

Becca Mancari – Saturday, March 10, The Grey, 12:30 p.m. The Cave Singers - Thursday, March 8, The Jinx, 11:30 p.m. Cicada Rhythm - Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 7 p.m. Crumb – Saturday, March 10,Barrelhouse South, 8:30 p.m. Escondido - Thursday, March 8, Congress Street Social Club, 11:30 p.m. Grace Joyner - Friday, March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 7 p.m. Isaac Smith - Thursday, March 8, The Jinx, 9:30 p.m. Lola Marsh - Friday, March 9, Trinity UMC, 7:30 p.m. Michael Nau - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 7 p.m. Payne Bridges – Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea pronoun – Saturday, March 10, ElRocko Lounge, 12 a.m. Ryan Jones – Saturday, March 10, Barrelhouse South, 7:30 p.m. Wilder Maker - Friday, March 9, Congress Street Social Club, 6 p.m. White Violet – Saturday, March 10, ElRocko Lounge, 2 p.m.

. HIP-HOP.R&BAL. EXPERIMENT

Huge vocals, throwback style, and moving messages define these artists.

Danielle Hicks & The Resistance – Satur day, March 10, The Jinx, 2 p.m. Vita and the Woolf - Thursday, March 8, Club One, 11 p.m. Mo Lowda & The Humble – Saturday, March 10, Congress St. Social Club, 9 p.m. Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics – Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea North Garden, 7 p.m. Sam Lewis – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 6 p.m. The Sh-Booms - Friday, March 9, Trinity UMC, 8:30 p.m. Zeshan B - Friday, March 9, Trinity UMC, 9:30 p.m.

Stoop Kids

Rising rappers and genrebenders come to town.

Kemba - Friday, March 9, Club One, 12:30 a.m. Stoop Kids - Thursday, March 8, Congress Street Social Club, 10:30 p.m. Zeshan B


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If you’re steering away from lighter fare, seek these and bring earplugs. Ratboys

Almost roots, almost bedroom pop, fully warm and original.

Cape Francis – Saturday, March 10, ElRocko Lounge, 11 p.m. Ratboys – Saturday, March 10, Barrelhouse South, 9:30 p.m. Wild Child – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 11 p.m.

A Deer A Horse – Thursday, March 8, El-Rocko Lounge, 9 p.m. Cusses - Friday, March 9, Club One, 11:30 p.m. FRIGS - Thursday, March 8, ElRocko Lounge, 10 p.m. Illegal Drugs – Friday, El-Rocko Lounge, 10 p.m. Rude Dude & The Creek Freaks - Friday, March 9, El-Rocko Lounge, 9 p.m.

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Future Generations

Cut your jeans into jorts and open the sunroof.

Future Generations - Friday, March 9, Club One, 10:30 p.m. Sun Parade – Thursday, March 8, Barrelhouse South, 8:30 p.m. Wild Moccasins – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 5 p.m. Birthday Club – Saturday, March 10, Congress Street Social Club, 3 p.m. Sleepwalkers – Saturday, March 10, Congress Street Social Club, 8 p.m. Plastic Picnic – Saturday, March 10, Congress St. Social Club, 4 p.m.

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Colter Wall

Bat Fangs

Whether you want vintage sleaze, psych flourishes or big riffs, look no further. Bat Fangs – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 11 p.m. The Nude Party – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 6 p.m. The Muckers - Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South, 8:30 p.m. David Barbe & Inward Dream Ebb – Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 3 p.m. Honduras - Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South, 9:30 p.m.

Sarah Shook & the Disarmers - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 12 a.m. The Bones of J.R. Jones - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 11 p.m. Colter Wall – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 7 p.m. Cory Chambers Jazz Band – Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 5 p.m. Damon & The Shitkickers – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 5 p.m. Jon Stickley Trio - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 6 p.m. Lakin Crawford – Thursday, March 8, Congress Street Social Club, 9:30 p.m. Larkin Poe – Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea, 8 p.m. Lilly Hiatt - Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 8 p.m. Liz Cooper & The Stampede – Saturday, March 10, The Jinx, 4 p.m. The Trongone Band - Friday, March 9, The Jinx, 10 p.m. Neighbor Lady - Thursday, March 8, The Jinx, 10:30 p.m. Nikki Lane – Friday, March 9, Ships of the Sea, 10 p.m. The Vegabonds – Saturday, March 10, Congress Street Social Club, 10 p.m. The War and Treaty – Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 10 p.m.

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OF MONTREAL IS scheduled to release a new album, White is Relic / Irrealis Mood on March 9—one day before their headlining performance at Savannah Stopover. It promises to be a special treat from a band that has shapeshifted from acoustic to electronic over the course of 14 studio albums in the last 22 years, drawing comparisons to David Bowie and Talking Heads. While creating the upcoming album, Augusta-based frontman Kevin Barnes reached a state of paranoia over the 2016 election, discovered the benefits of Buddhist meditation, and fell in love. “The album came out of a transitional period, but maybe I’m always in a state of transition,” admits Barnes, who identifies as a gender-fluid heterosexual. His songs often portray a solipsistic 20 narrative that end up finding a greater

cultural resonance. “It’s Different for Girls,” from 2016’s Innocence Reaches, was received as a feminist anthem. His more fictional songs use remote lyrical pairings while pondering religion, mythology and sociology. The phrase “White is Relic” from the title of the new album “was inspired by James Baldwin’s writings regarding the creation and propagation of a toxic American White identity.” Yet contrary to such lofty rhetoric, Barnes does not feel he’s reaching up to interpret the collective consciousness. “We’re all affected by the time we’re living in, but my albums all come from a more personal place,” he explains. Cognitive Therapy sessions have recently shown Barnes how our ability to express emotion is limited by the language we use. “Music can transcend all that,” he says. “I love listening to foreign language music where I can’t understand the words but I can still feel what

they’re trying to say.” He noted a particular enthusiasm for Brazilian Tropicalia, which was influenced by bossa nova and sprang from a resistance to their U.S.-backed fascist dictator in the 1960s. Savannahians will get a first look at costumes and visuals for the new tour. Without giving away any surprises, Barnes notes it will be “reflective of all the different layers of what it means to be a human.” And while those layers may be growing ever more atomized, the breadth and abundance of of Montreal reminds us that no matter how much frustration and disappointment we face, life stumbles on, and there will always be another album next year. So throw on a sparkly dress, paint new eyebrows on your forehead, and shake off all the fear and anger amid rainbow lights and beautiful melodies, because as The Lady Chablis said, “The South is one big drag show, Honey.” CS Saturday, March 10, Ships of the Sea North Garden, 8:30 p.m.

CHARLES FAUNA’S NEW EP was influenced by a fatal hit and run. Sounds grim, but stick with me. Fauna, a lifelong musician and songwriter, was getting his morning coffee and rounded the corner to see a man on a bicycle get hit by a car. “Watching the people watching this happening was this moment of seeing everyone immediately resort to what they care about most,” Fauna recalls. “It shattered the illusion of everyday life. I felt lost and confused and immediately realized that feeling was worth exploring.” After, Fauna’s writing took a bit of a darker turn. “I think there’s something to be said for confronting those uncomfortable feelings,” Fauna says. “It makes you happier because you really do live with less fear. I used this moment as a springboard to talk about things like love and loss and separation and anxiety. It made me uncomfortable, so that’s how I knew it was right.” Fauna channels that energy into ‘Eulogy,’ the forthcoming 7-song EP. It was recorded and produced at Fauna’s home, then mixed at various studios, including Greenwich Village’s Electric Lady Studios. “That’s hallowed ground for me,” Fauna shares. “It was nuts. It was a great mixing session.” “Abandon,” the lead single from ‘Eulogy,’ is bright alt-pop with those dark, brooding lyrics running through. “It all came from that one experience, but it’s not entirely about that,” Fauna says. “I like writing songs that are really fun. I’m more inclined to make moves that are dance-driven but grapple with heavier themes that give them something fun and enjoyable and colorful. Yes, it’s a heavy EP, but it’s also very loud and it’s epic and it’s uplifting.” Eulogy’s release date is pending, but for now, Fauna is enjoying his tour with his label, Sleep Well Records—and Stopover is a perennial favorite. Last year, Fauna played drums for label mate Pronoun, so this year is Fauna’s first on his own. CS Saturday, March 10, El-Rocko Lounge, 10 p.m., 21+


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BY PAT LONGSTRETH NYC-based Public Access T.V. may want you to think they stepped out of a time machine straight from a Cars concert in 1978, but in reality they’re not old enough to remember the first season of Full House. Where many bands have tried and failed to revive ’70s and ’80s rock ‘n’ roll, PATV’s brand of nostalgia has found quick appeal and earned supporting spots for The Strokes, The Killers, and Weezer. “Metrotech” is an irresistible dance hit from their new album Street Safari. The music video features indie film star Kevin Corrigan in a hypnotic trance that recalls the videos for “Thriller” and Fatboy Slim’s “Weapon of Choice.” Success didn’t come overnight for frontman John Eatherly, who has been playing

professionally since he was 16 years old. Many of his songs conjure images of summer love, joy rides, and nights out on the town, but Eatherly acknowledges, “I’ve grown up a lot since the first album.” Indeed, PATV’s sophomore release shows a wider range both musically and emotionally, with songs that express a complicated view of friendship (“Meltdown”) and the struggle for identity (“Lost in the Game”). There’s even a shot at toxic masculinity with the song “Rough Boy.” It’s easy to get tangled up dissecting the postmodernism of vintage leather jackets and muscle cars seen through a Super 8mm Instagram filter. Better to simply enjoy PATV as a fresh celebration of adolescence, whether you’re trying to relive it, or still suffering through it. CS Friday, March 9, Barrelhouse South, 10:30 p.m.

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IN 2004, Michael Trotter Jr. found comfort in the sounds of an upright piano abandoned in a basement. Neglected instruments have long served as inspiration for budding musicians—but this was the piano of Saddam Hussein, and beyond the solace of the piano loomed the thick of war. Encamped in one of Hussein’s private palaces, the young soldier struck the keys and began to sing. When his supportive captain was killed, Trotter wrote his first song and performed it at the memorial. It was then that the Michigan native discovered a passion for sharing his vocal gift and supporting others. When his military tours ended, Trotter’s giving spirit didn’t stop—and when he met vocalist Tanya Blount, he found a partner in music, life, and service. “Service is the greatest thing ever known to man—when you can serve another brother or sister,” Trotter explains. “When I came out of the military, I was struggling simply because I didn’t know who would allow me to serve them.

Once I learned my service can continue, my wife and I are literally serving our world through music.” Inspired by the country and gospel music of their youths as well as show tunes and film scores (Trotter’s a huge fan of the overtures in The Ten Commandments), the couple formed The War & Treaty. Their soul-shaking vocals and palpable chemistry paved the way for a standout 2018, including a tour with Valerie June and spots at Bonnaroo and Newport Folk Festival. In March, they’ll record their first album. “We look at the three aspects of existence: life, love and loss,” says Blount. “Those are the three things that impact existence, and The War & Treaty are touching on many different points in our nation, trying to survive in life and sustain the love we have for one another, impact laws, change laws, establish some laws.” “Finding ways to really touch people is what we’re looking to do,” Trotter adds. “This is what I want to do with my life— serve our country, serve the world. That is always the main idea.” CS Saturday, March 10, Trinity UMC, 10 p.m.


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BY ANNA CHANDLER

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SHOPPING BURST onto the scene in 2013 with Consumer Complaints, an album of highly danceable, angular post-punk. With Rachel Aggs on guitar and vocals, Billy Easter on bass, and Andrew Milk on drums, the trio was originally based in London until Aggs’ and Milk’s recent moves to Glasgow. “The move…made [the writing] quite focused,” Aggs says. The result is Official Bodies, a stellar new record that shows Shopping at their prime. “[The title] is sort of a joke on the official bodies of power and structure, be it government or corporate,” explains Aggs. “But it’s also the perceived idea of what is acceptable of a body in terms of gender or physical body types.” Written in the midst of Brexit and Trump’s election, the album is a tight, hipshaking exploration of power and identity politics. “I hope it doesn’t come across like we’re trying to ‘cash in,’” Aggs says, “but I think our music always talks about the things

that happen in the world and affect us. We’re finding ways of dealing with them.” Reminiscent of nowave heroes ESG and post-punks like Au Pairs, the band dresses up its minimalism with synths and drum machines. “I was always more interested in making noises and jumping around than I was about being some virtuoso player,” says Aggs. “I like people who play fast and rhythmically. We want to make music that is fun and danceable, and this is the sound that comes out. It’s immediate music.” Tumultuous times are the best time to dance and Shopping are glad to provide a soundtrack. “Recently, playing shows has been so fun, because I think we always talk about catharsis and dance as a form—our bodies taking up space, and also being queer people, being people of floor, it’s important to take up space and be weird and dance,” Aggs says. “We talk a lot about it, then go on the road…the more we talk, the more people are prepared to dance and lose their shit. It’s the best thing.” CS Friday, March 9, El-Rocko Lounge, 12 a.m.

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Captivating Cello SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018 I 5:00PM I $25 ESTHER F. GARRISON SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS AUDITORIUM Steven Thomas, cello; Quynh Shannon, piano Adagio and Allegro Schumann Cello Sonata No. 5 Beethoven In our final chamber concert, enjoy the rich and vibrant tone of Savannah Philharmonic Principal Cellist Steven Thomas as he and our own Quynh Shannon perform Schumann’s warmly romantic Adagio and Allegro, and Beethoven’s final Sonata for cello and piano, one of his fascinating and adventurous late works. For your convenience parking is available in the school parking lot. Access on Cohen Street.

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Catching up with Kemba

BY ANNA CHANDLER

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IN December 2016, Kendrick Lamar waved a member of his New York City audience onto the stage. The acclaimed rapper brings fans up from time to time, but this time was different. Unbeknownst to Lamar, he welcomed a rising star to the gig. 27-year-old Kemba had been making his mark on New York for a while, performing as YC the Cynic and receiving critical acclaim for his old-inspired sounds and wise songwriting. But ever since Lamar pulled him onstage and video of Kemba’s freestyle performance went viral, the Bronx native has been blowing up. In 2017, he was added to the No Ceilings Tour featuring Boogie, Kaiydo, and Michael Christmas. “The No Ceilings tour was amazing,” Kemba says. “Such a learning experience.

I wouldn’t say life changed, but it was a big step in the right direction—getting to make new fans and meet people that have been listening for a while, and being associated with a really dope brand in Pigeons and Planes. It was dope.” Since then, he’s released a new single, “LoveGoes,” a remix to JME’s “No You Ain’t,” and another new track, “Hallelujah.” “Now it’s full steam ahead to getting this album done to one hundred percent completion,” he shares. Kemba’s next record follows the 2016 full-length Negus, an album deeply inspired by Kemba’s own involvement in the protest marches in Ferguson and more. “I’ve had more than one life-changing experience since Negus, so I’m finding inspiration in my own life for what may be the first time in my life,” he says. CS Saturday, March 10, Club One, 12:30 a.m.


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AS A DUO, Larkin Poe deliver raw, gutsy blues-inspired Americana that’s both tough and harmonious. The in-demand Lovell sisters have resided in Nashville for two years now, but the sisters grew up in Calhoun, Georgia. “Calhoun is a tiny place,” Rebecca Lovell says. “When we got a Longhorn, it was a big deal! We led very quiet lives—our folks homeschooled us, we grew up wild on 70 acres in the country. When we were introduced to bluegrass, it was relatively late— we were 13, 14 years old.” After attending a bluegrass festival in the Tennessee mountains as teens, the sisters made connections and mentors in the world of roots music. They formed a group, the Lovell Sisters, in 2005; that band disbanded in 2009, and the next year, Rebecca and Megan returned as Larkin Poe. 2017 welcomed the release of Peach, a record of originals and killer blues covers and their third full-length to date. Rebecca’s raw guitar work, Megan’s dirty slide guitar and their signature harmonies are at their finest on the release, which they

self-produced. “We did what felt natural,” Rebecca says. “It was like a long weekend of work that brought Peach together. We went in and it was really fast-paced and instinctual.” The record showcases a blend of roughed-up Southern influences and contemporary pop underpinnings, as heard on the original tune “Pink & Red.” “Some of the electronic stuff is my passion,” Rebecca explains. “Growing up in Atlanta, there’s a great pop scene. Some of those sounds are really addictive and unnatural in a way that Meg and I really like. We’re bringing roots instrumentation to the table and it’s fun to mash those together.” After the wild acclaim surrounding Peach, Larkin Poe hopes to release a new album in 2018. “We’ve got a good batch of songs fleshed out, we’re just waiting on the people who are late to the party,” Rebecca laughs. “We’re waiting for five or six more songs.” “You gotta take everything in stride,” she says. “Last year we were busy making a record and getting out on the road…we take it as it comes.” CS Thursday, March 8, Ships of the Sea, 8 p.m.

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Low Cut Connie

BY L. KENT WOLGAMOTT PRETTY much every band gets encouraged to make music by fans, friends and family. But few get that kind of support from the President of the United States. But that’s just what happened for Low Cut Connie. In 2015, President Barack Obama put “Boozophilia,” a 2012 song from the Philadelphia-based rock ‘n’ rollers on his summer playlist, eventually landing band leader/singer/songwriter/showman Adam Weiner an invitation to meet the president. “That was mindboggling,” Weiner tell us. “It really is an amazing thing because we’re a DIY band. I had to start my own label because no one would put out our records. I don’t have a manager. We’re just doing it ourselves.  “When I met President Obama, he said ‘he said to me ‘Hey, when’s your next record coming out?’ I told him we’re working on it. He said, ‘Well, I like what you do. I like your style. Keep it up.’ For a guy who doesn’t make a lot of money and is working so hard, it meant the world to me.” That next record, Dirty Pictures (Part 1) came out in the spring of 2017. The disc is kicked off by the song “Revolution Rock ‘n’ Roll” on which Weiner pledges himself to the real rock ‘n’ roll that has driven his life for most of a decade.  “This is a crazy life, this rock ‘n’ roll life I lead,” Weiner says. “It’s a dangerous life, very messy. It’s tough on your body, tough on your spirit, tough on relationships. A lot of people quit. A lot of people don’t make

it. I’m still here. I haven’t achieved a very high level of success, but I’m somewhere. I was just looking at it as a rededication of myself to what I do. With ‘Revolution Rock ‘n’ Roll’ I wanted people to know I’m here as long as I can do it.” A piano player par excellence, Weiner was working in New York piano bars when, in 2010, he assembled the band that became Low Cut Connie. The fledgling group, which works out of Philadelphia, traveled to the Florida garage of one of the members to record some song that became, intentionally or not, the band’s debut album. “We didn’t have a name for the band or any experience. I pressed up about 200 CD-R copies of what we’d recorded and sent them around,” he says. “A couple weeks later, Robert Christgau, who was at the Village Voice then, gave it an A-. The next thing I knew, we’re in Rolling Stone, on NPR, USA Today, Guitar World and on and on, and we hadn’t played five shows.”  Taking its name from a waitress known for her low cut tops, the band released the recordings as “Get Out the Lotion” and followed that album with 2012’s Get Me Sylvia and 2015’s Hi Honey—all critically acclaimed. Then came the Obama playlist and, after the release of Dirty Pictures (Part 1) another “out of left field” endorsement of the band—this one from Elton John. John started playing the song “Dirty Water” on his radio show, then called Weiner out of the blue. Soon thereafter, the two were talking piano on the show, exposing Low Cut

Connie to listeners who likely had never heard of the band until John started playing its music. That kind of attention, starting with the 2010 reviews, put the pressure on the theninexperienced Low Cut Connie to deliver the goods live. Bashing away on an old upright he calls Shondra, Weiner recalls the work of piano greats past. That starts with boogie-woogie and blues player Mose Vinson—“He had a very sloppy whorehouse deep blues piano style” —and extends to New Orleans masters Professor Longhair, James Booker and the late Fats Domino, for whom Weiner penned the “Billboard” magazine remembrance. Then there are the two quasars of rock ‘n’ roll piano—Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard. “Jerry Lee Lewis is a world in and of himself,” Weiner said. “Ain’t nobody ever going to touch Jerry Lee for rock ‘n’ roll. He and Little Richard are like 10,000 firecrackers going off all at the same time.” The newest member of Low Cut Connie is vocalist and tambourine player Saundra Williams, who spent seven years with Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings. “She’s singing amazingly with us,” Weiner said. “I don’t think 6, 7 years ago, somebody from Sharon Jones and the DapKings would want to be in our band, musically, professionally, everything. I think we’ve come a long way. And with her, the show’s gotten a lot more powerful, soulful, more dynamic.” CS March 9, Congress St. Social Club, 11:30 p.m.


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NEW YORK-BASED Acid Dad releases their self-titled debut album March 9, just one day before their Stopover set, which should be at the top of your list. They’re picking up steam after sessions with Daytrotter and Audiotree. Consequence of Sound named Acid Dad one of their top 10 most anticipated punk albums of 2018. “2Ci,” the lead single from Acid Dad, is a bright surf-punk mix. We chatted with Acid Dad last week. How did you all meet each other and decide to form Acid Dad?

We spend a lot of time in our touring van so we just bounce whatever’s been tickling our fancy off of each other on the stereo. Lately we’ve been listening to a lot of XTC, Guerilla Toss, Shame, Grateful Dead, and Rick James.

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Acid Dad originally came to be a couple years back when Vaughn [Hunt] and Kevin [Walker] left their previous project to write songs heavily influenced by the Brian Jonestown Massacre. Sean [Fahey] later joined playing bass during the final CMJ before eventually switching over to guitar. We picked up JP [Basileo] after a series of hazy karaoke nights at Alphaville where we were shook by his compassionate rendition of “Everyone’s A Winner” by Hot Chocolate.

We recorded this album twice. The second time we added a few new songs and cut the fat from the first go at it. We demoed endlessly and picked up a few tours to work a lot of these songs out.

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Barrelhouse South 8:30 p.m.: Sun Parade 9:30 p.m.: Zuli 10:30 p.m.: Okey Dokey Club One 10 p.m.: Bero Bero 11 p.m.: Vita and the Woolf 12 a.m.: KOLARS Congress St. Social Club 9:30 p.m.: Lakin Crawford

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East End Provisions 10:30: Secret Show (artist announced on @savstopover Twitter) El-Rocko Lounge 9 p.m.: A Deer A Horse 10 p.m.: FRIGS 11 p.m.: French Vanilla 12 a.m.: Shopping Ships of the Sea North Garden 6 p.m.: Payne Bridges 7 p.m.: Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics 8 p.m.: Larkin Poe The Jinx 9:30 p.m.: Isaac Smith 10:30 p.m.: Neighbor Lady 11:30 p.m.: The Cave Singers

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10 p.m.: The Trongone Band 11 p.m.: The Bones of J.R. Jones 12 a.m.: Sarah Shook and the Disarmers Ships of the Sea North Garden 7 p.m.: Cicada Rhythm 8 p.m.: Lilly Hiatt 9 p.m.: Caroline Rose 10 p.m.: Nikki Lane Trinity United Methodist Church 7:30 p.m.: Lola Marsh 8:30 p.m.: The Sh-Booms 9:30 p.m.: Zeshan B

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Club One 10 p.m.: Jonny Couch 11 p.m.: Twisty Cats 12 a.m.: Nation of Language Congress Street Social Club 3 p.m.: Birthday Club 4 p.m.: Plastic Picnic 5 p.m.: The Pauses 8 p.m.: SLEEPWALKERS 9 p.m.: Mo Lowda and the Humble 10 p.m.: The Vegabonds, 10Â p.m. El-Rocko Lounge 2 p.m.: White Violet

3 p.m.: David Barbe and Inward Dream Ebb 4 p.m.: DEGA 5 p.m.: Wild Moccasins 6 p.m.: The Nude Party 10 p.m.: Charles Fauna 11 p.m.: Cape Francis 12 a.m.: Pronoun The Grey 12:30 p.m.: Becca Mancari The Jinx 3 p.m.: Danielle Hicks and the Resistance 4 p.m.: Liz Cooper and the Stampede

5 p.m.: Damon and the Shitkickers 10 p.m.: Acid Dad 11 p.m.: Bat Fangs 12 a.m.: Pylon Reenactment Society Ships of the Sea North Garden 7:30 p.m.: Gus Dapperton 8:30 p.m.: of Montreal Trinity United Methodist Church 5:30 p.m.: Sam Lewis 6:30 p.m.: The War and Treaty 7:30 p.m.: Colter Wall 11 p.m.: Wild Child

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Enjoy a promising new voice in country music this weekend. After winning a radio contest to sing a song with superstar Keith Urban, Kasey Tyndall made the big move to Nashville. While in Music City, she attended college and began her music career, debuting the single “Everything is Texas” in early 2017. Her second single, “Bar That’s Open,” was a co-write with Lainey Wilson and Ashley McBryde, who just rocked Savannah’s own Grayson Stadium. “Bar That’s Open” is an ode to the supportive family of a favorite watering hole and is being heralded as one of the finest new drinking songs country music has to offer. After spending 2017 touring with Kane Brown, Granger Smith, The Cadillac Three, and more, Tyndall is taking on some solo dates. Her Savannah appeareance certainly won’t be the last time country fans hear from her. 30 FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 8 P.M.

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Experience a three-day all-local music and arts festival at the Savannah Film Co. Featuring over 20 local musical artists, including Lulu The Giant, Lyn Avenue, Stace, Ember City, Xuluprophet, Anders Thomsen Trio, Josephine Johnson, Jon Lee and the Hextones, The Sound Experiment, and more, The Undergo Festival will feature two stages, live art installations, acrobatic and fire performances, and a jam session hosted by Lulu the Giant. The celebration is free and all-ages with proceeds from alcohol and merchandise sales going directly back to the artists. At the door, attendees can donate funds to one or more of several Savannah-based nonprofits, including Savannah urban Garden Alliance, Rape Crisis Center, DEEP Center, and Loop It Up Savannah. Festivalgoers can sip on The UnderGolden Ale, a special craft beer created by Eric Sorensen of Dead Eric Brewing Company, and nosh on eats from Big Boy Cookies and Chazito’s Latin Cuisine. Find a full schedule online at undergofest.com. FRIDAY, MARCH 9 FROM 3:3—12:30, SATURDAY, MARCH 10 FROM 12 P.M.-1 A.M., SUNDAY, MARCH 11 FROM 11 A.M. TO 2 P.M., FREE, ALL-AGES

Georgia is proud to be the home state of Little Tybee—the band and the island. And for one night, they’re both in awfully close proximity of one another. Atlanta-based Little Tybee, playing their first-ever Tybee Post Theater gig, has been winning hearts around the world for their unique progressive folk rock stylings, bringing the influence of jazz, indie, psych rock, folk, and indie together. Little Tybee is joined by Reign of Kindo, a New York piano-driven pop/ rock band. THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 8 P.M., $18 VIA TYBEEPOSTTHEATER.COM


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WEDNESDAY 3. 7

Ships of The Sea Museum Savannah Stopover: Payne Bridges, 6 p.m., Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics, 7 p.m., Larkin Poe, 8 p.m. Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill Open Mic, 9 p.m. Tybee Post Theater Little Tybee, Reign of Kindo, 8 p.m. Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Jon Lee’s Apparitions, 8 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Bucky & Barry, 5 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe (Pooler) Chuck Courtenay, 7:30 p.m. The Wormhole Open Mic, 6 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC

Barrelhouse South VuDu Shakedown, 10 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. El-Rocko Lounge Pheller, 9 p.m. Five Oaks Taproom Eric Britt, 8 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Claire Frazier Quartet, 7 p.m. Graveface Records & Curiosities The Night Before Stopover, 7 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar Ray Lundy, 7 p.m. The Jinx Triathalon, Atlantis, Inner Wave, 9 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. Tree House Wobble Wednesday Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Jubal Kane, 8 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Jason Courtenay, 6 p.m. The Wormhole Open Mic, 9 p.m.

TRIVIA & GAMES

The Chromatic Dragon Geeky Trivia Night, 8 p.m. Dub’s Pub Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Richmond Hill) Trivia Southbound Brewing Company Brewhouse Bingo, 7 p.m. 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.

BAR & CLUB EVENTS

Club One The Van Ella Bordella, 10 p.m. Exclusives Restaurant & Lounge Fire Jazz & Poetry, 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY 3. 8 LIVE MUSIC

Barrelhouse South Savannah Stopover: Sun Parade, 8:30 p.m., Zuli, 9:30 p.m., Okey Dokey, 10:30 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. Club One Savannah Stopover: Bero Bero,

TRIVIA & GAMES

The Night of a Thousand Flus @ CLUB ONE

The House of Gunt celebrates the birth of collective co-founder Influenza Mueller with an evening of performances in her honor. Lazanya Ontre, Edna Allan Hoe, Raine Raine, Burt Sienna, and Toyota Mitsubishi will offer their own sick performances, and Rebel Belle of the Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue makes a special appearance. THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 9 P.M., $10, 18+ 10 p.m., Vita and the Woolf, 11 p.m., KOLARS, midnight Cohen’s Retreat Munchies and Music, 5:30 p.m. Congress Street Social Club Savannah Stopover: Lakin Crawford, 9:30 p.m., Escondido, 10:30 p.m., Stoop Kids, 11:30 p.m. East End Provisions Savannah Stopover: Secret Show, 10:30 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge Savannah Stopover: A Deer A Horse, 9 p.m., FRIGS, 10 p.m., French Vanilla, 11 p.m., Shopping, midnight Fannie’s on the Beach Christy and Butch, 8 p.m. Foxy Loxy Cafe The Resonant Rogues, 7 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Randy Reese Quartet, 7 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar Peter Hennes Duo, 7 p.m. The Jinx Savannah Stopover: Isaac Smith, 9:30 p.m., Neighbor Lady, 10:30 p.m., The Cave Singers, 11:30 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Richmond Hill) Annalise Live PS Tavern Live Music Rancho Alegre Cuban Restaurant Gypsy Jazz, 7 p.m. The Savannah Civic Center Brad Paisley, 7:30 p.m. Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m.

The Britannia British Pub Trivia, 7:30 p.m. McDonough’s Trivia, 7 p.m. Melody’s Coastal Cafe and Sandbar Cantina Trivia Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) 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. World of Beer Karaoke, 9 p.m.

COMEDY

The Sentient Bean Open Mic Comedy, 8 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 House of Gunt: The Night of a Thousand Flus, 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. 9 LIVE MUSIC

Barrelhouse South Savannah Stopover: Nancy Druid, 7:30 p.m., The Muckers, 8:30 p.m., Honduras, 9:30 p.m., Public Access T.V., 10:30 p.m. Bayou Cafe Thomas Claxton, Ben Keiser Band, 8 p.m. Billy’s Place at McDonough’s Nancy Witt (piano and vocals), 6 p.m. Club One Savannah Stopover: Future Generations, 10:30 p.m., CUSSES, 11:30 p.m., Kemba, midnight

Congress Street Social Club Savannah Stopover: Enen, 5 p.m., Wilder Maker, 6 p.m., Grace Joyner, 7 p.m., The Medium, 9:30 p.m., Grandchildren, 10:30 p.m., Low Cut Connie, 11:30 p.m. Desoto Hotel Savannah Stopover: Secret Show, 5 p.m. Dockside Seafood Bluegrass Happy Hour, 4 p.m. East End Provisions Savannah Stopover: Secret Show, 11 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge Savannah Stopover: Rude Dude and the Creek Freaks, 9 p.m., Illegal Drugs, 10 p.m., Yonatan Gat, 11 p.m., Combo Chimbita, midnight, DIP, 1 a.m. Flashback @Sundown, 9 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Eric Jones Trio ft. Sean Bolden and Ken Trimmins, 8 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar The Fundamentals, 9 p.m. The Jinx Savannah Stopover: Cory Chambers Jazz Band, 5 p.m., Jon Stickley Trio, 6 p.m., Michael Nau, 7 p.m., The Trongone Band, 10 p.m., The Bones of J.R. Jones, 11 p.m., Sarah Shook and the Disarmers, midnight Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Molly MacPherson’s Whiskey and Wine Molly MacPherson’s (Pooler) Jason Johansson Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Richmond Hill) Tom Cooler Pour Larry’s DJ & Live Music The Rail Cousin It, 5 p.m. Rancho Alegre Cuban Restaurant Jody Jazz Trio, 6:30 p.m. Rusty Rudders Tap House Live Acoustic Music, 6 p.m. Ruth’s Chris Steak House David Duckworth, 8 p.m. Saddle Bags Kasey Tyndall, 8 p.m. Savannah Film Company The Undergo Festival, 3 p.m Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m. Ships of The Sea Museum Savannah Stopover: Cicada Rhythm, 7 p.m., Lilly Hiatt, 8 p.m., Caroline Rose, 9 p.m., Nikki Lane, 10 p.m. The Stage on Bay Steel City Rovers, 8 p.m. Taste of India Don Read, 6:30 p.m. Tijuana Flats Gary Strickland Trinity United Methodist Church Savannah Stopover: Lola Marsh, 7:30 p.m., The Sh-Booms, 8:30 p.m., Zeshan B, 9:30 p.m. Vic’s on The River Diana Rogers, Claire Frazier and Norm Gagne, 7 p.m. The Warehouse Jon Hill, High Velocity, 2 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Hannah Noel, Bill Hodgson, La Bodega, 6 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe (Pooler) House of Earth, 9:30 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.

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Sunny’s Lounge Karaoke, 9 p.m. Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill Karaoke/DJ, 10:30 p.m.

DJ

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 3.10

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Junkanoo direct from Nassau, appearing in the Tybee Parade on 3/10 and Savannah’s Parade on 3/17 & also appearing at the Crab Shack every day in between!

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LIVE MUSIC

B. Matthews Eatery Savannah Stopover: Secret Show, 11 p.m. Barrelhouse South Savannah Stopover: Ryan Jones, 7:30 p.m., Crumb, 8:30 p.m., Ratboys, 9:30 p.m., Vundabar, 10:30 p.m. Bayou Cafe Thomas Claxton, Magic Rocks, 8 p.m. Billy’s Place at McDonough’s Nancy Witt (piano and vocals), 6 p.m. Club Elan 12th Planet, Lumberjvck, 9 p.m. Club One Savannah Stopover: Jonny Couch, 10 p.m., Twisty Cats, 11 p.m., Nation of Language, midnight Congress Street Social Club Savannah Stopover: Birthday Club, 3 p.m., Plastic Picnic, 4 p.m., The Pauses, 5 p.m., SLEEPWALKERS, 8 p.m., Mo Lowda and the Humble, 9 p.m., The Vegabonds, 10 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge Savannah Stopover: White Violet, 2 p.m., David Barbe and Inward Dream Ebb, 3 p.m., DEGA, 4 p.m., Wild Moccasins, 5 p.m., The Nude Party, 6 p.m., Charles Fauna, 10 p.m., Cape Francis, 11 p.m., Pronoun, midnight, Samford Justice, 1 a.m. Fannie’s on the Beach Christy Alan Band, 5 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Rod Harris Quartet, 8 p.m. The Grey Savannah Stopover: Becca Mancari, 12:30 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar Horizon, 9 p.m. The Jinx Savannah Stopover: Danielle Hicks and the Resistance, 3 p.m., Liz Cooper and the Stampede, 4 p.m., Damon and the Shitkickers, 5 p.m., Acid Dad, 10 p.m., Bat Fangs, 11 p.m., Pylon Reenactment Society, midnight Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music Molly MacPherson’s The Rev. Bo Diddley and the Hips 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. Rocks on the Roof @Sundown, 8 p.m. Rousakis Plaza Live Like Locals Music Fest, 4 p.m. Rusty Rudders Tap House Live Acoustic Music, 6 p.m. Saddle Bags JB Crockett, 8 p.m. Savannah Film Company The Undergo Festival, noon Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos, 7 p.m. The Sentient Bean Haunting Portraits, 8 p.m.

Ships of The Sea Museum Savannah Stopover: Gus Dapperton, 7:30 p.m., of Montreal, 8:30 p.m. Stafford’s Public House DJ Rudy Lui, 9:30 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church Savannah Stopover: Sam Lewis, 5:30 p.m., The War and Treaty, 6:30 p.m., Colter Wall, 7:30 p.m., Wild Child, 11 p.m. Vic’s on The River Diana Rogers, Claire Frazier and Norm Gagne, 7 p.m. The Warehouse Josephine Johnson, Eric Culberson, 2 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Jason Courtenay Duo, Bill Hodgson, Acoustic Jamz, DJ Race, 1 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe (Pooler) Clayton Hackle, 9:30 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. Molly MacPherson’s (Pooler) Karaoke Melody’s Coastal Cafe and Sandbar Cantina Karaoke, 8 p.m. PS Tavern Karaoke

COMEDY

Bay Street Theatre Eric Hunter, 8 p.m. Bull Street Labs Buddy Cop Comedy, 8 p.m. The Savannah Civic Center Katt Williams, 8 p.m. Savannah Coffee Roasters Odd Lot Improv: Saturday Shenanigans, 8 p.m. The Wormhole Comedy Planet presents Shane Torres, 8:30 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. Stage on Bay GlowRage Paint Party, 9 p.m.

SUNDAY 3.11 LIVE MUSIC

Bayou Cafe Don Coyer, 9 p.m. Congress Street Social Club Voodoo Soup, 10:30 p.m. Flashback Open Jam, 5 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant The Eric Jones Trio ft. Huxsie Scott, 7 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar Jeff Beasley, 7 p.m. Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub Live Music The Olde Pink House Eddie Wilson Savannah Film Company The Undergo Festival, 11 a.m. The Sentient Bean Sam Levin, Susanna Dyar Kennedy, 7 p.m. Tybee Island Social Club Sunday Bluegrass Brunch, noon Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Thomas Claxton, 8 p.m. Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa The Harry Allen

Quartet, 5 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Bucky & Barry, High Velocity, 1 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

Saddle Bags Bar Olympics

MONDAY 3.12 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 Jon Hill, 8 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe CC Witt, 6 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

KARAOKE

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 3.13 LIVE MUSIC

Bay Street Blues Ben Keiser Band, 9 p.m. Bayou Cafe Jam Night with Eric Culberson, 9 p.m. El-Rocko Lounge Wild Planet, Ember City, Nightingale News, 9 p.m. Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant Jeremy Davis and The Equinox Quintet, 7 p.m. Jazz’d Tapas Bar Ray Lundy, 7 p.m. The Jinx Hip Hop Nite w/ Jonathan Brown, Fireprince, Basik Lee, 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. The Sentient Bean Tongue: Open Mouth and Music Show, 8 p.m. Vic’s on The River Jimmy Frushon The Warehouse Hitman Blues Band, 8 p.m. Wild Wing Cafe Matt Hill, 6 p.m.


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SOUNDBOARD DIRECTORY Abe’s on Lincoln 17 Lincoln St.

Desoto Hotel 15 E. Liberty St.

Mellow Mushroom 11 W. Liberty St.

The Sentient Bean 13 E. Park Ave.

B. Matthews Eatery 325 E. Bay St.

Dockside Seafood 201 West River St.

Melody’s Coastal Cafe 2518 Hwy 17

Ships of The Sea Museum 41 MLK Jr Blvd.

912-349-0525 abesonlincoln.com

912-233-1319 www.bmatthewseatery.com

Barrelhouse South 125 W. Congress St. 912-662-5576 barrelhousesouth.com

Basil’s Pizza and Deli 216 Johnny Mercer Blvd. 912-897-6400 basilsonline.com

Bay Street Blues 17 E. Bay St. 912-236-6655

Bay Street Theatre 1 Jefferson St.

www.baystreettheatre.org/

Bayou Cafe 14 N. Abercorn St. 912-233-6411 bayousavannah.com

Billy’s Place at McDonough’s 20 E. Perry St.

912-231-9049 billysplacesavannah.com

Blowin’ Smoke Southern Cantina 1611 Habersham St. 912-231-2385 blowinsmokesavannah.com

Blueberry Hill 546 Dean Forest Rd. 964-8401

Boomy’s 409 W. Congress St. 912-436-6660 boomysbar.com

Britannia British Pub 140 Johnny Mercer Blvd. 912-898-4257

Bull Street Labs 2222 Bull St.

912-447-8457 www.bullstreetlabs.com

The Chromatic Dragon 514 MLK Jr. Blvd. 912-289-0350 chromaticdragon.com

Chuck’s Bar 305 W. River St. 912-232-1005

Club 309 West 309 W. River St. 912-236-1901 club309west.com

Club Elan 301 Williamson St. Club One 1 Jefferson St. 912-232-0200 clubone-online.com

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

coffee deli 4517 Habersham St.

912-352-7818 savannahcoffeedeli.com

Cohen’s Retreat 5715 Skidaway Rd. 912-355-3336

Congress St Social Club 411 W. Congress St. 912-238-1985 congressstreetsocialclub.com

912- 232-9000 www.desotohilton.com/

912-233-3810

Doodles 586 S. Columbia Ave. 912-295-2536

Doubles Nightclub 7100 Abercorn St. 912-352-7100

Dub’s Pub 225 W. River St.

(912) 200-3652 dubspubriverstreet.com

East End Provisions 420 E. Broughton St. 912-335-5522

El-Rocko Lounge 117 Whitaker St.

912-495-5808

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

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

Fia Rua Irish Pub 10132 Ford Ave. 912-459-4160 fiaruairishpub.com

Five Oaks Taproom 201 W. Bay St. 912-236-4440 fiveoakstaproom.com

Flashback 10010-B Ford Ave. 912-428-1643

912-495-0705 mellowmushroom.com

912-459-6357 melscoastalcafe.com

Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub 311 W. Congress St. 912-239-9600 macphersonspub.com

Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Pooler) 110 Towne Center Dr. 912-348-3200 macphersonspub.com

Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub (Richmond Hill) 3742 US-17 Nickie’s 1971 1513 Butler Ave. 912-786-4444

The Olde Pink House 23 Abercorn St.

912-232-4286 www.plantersinnsavannah.com

Pour Larry’s 206 W. St. Julian St. 912-232-5778

PS Tavern 11 W. Bay St. 912-495-5145

Rachael’s 1190 1190 King George Blvd. 912-920-7772 rachaels1190.com

The Rail Pub 405 W. Congress St.

Foxy Loxy Cafe 1919 Bull St.

912-238-1311 therailpub.com/

912-401-0543 foxyloxycafe.com

Rancho Alegre 402 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant 107 W. Broughton St. Graveface Records & Curiosities 5 W. 40th Street

912-292-1656 ranchoalegrecuban.com

Rocks on the Roof 102 W. Bay St.

The Grey 109 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

912-944-6302

912 335 8018 www.graveface.com/

912-662-5999 thegreyrestaurant.com

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

912-721-3901 bohemianhotelsavannah.com

Rusty Rudders 303 W. River St. Ruth’s Chris Steak House 111 W. Bay St. 912-721-4800 ruthschris.com

Saddle Bags 317 West River St.

Jazz’d Tapas Bar 52 Barnard St.

912-349-5275 saddlebagssavannah.com/

The Jinx 127 W. Congress St.

912-786-8304

912-236-7777 www.jazzdsavannah.com

912-236-2281

Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub 117 West River St. 912-233-9626 www.kevinbarrys.com

Liquid Night Club 307 W. River St. Little Lucky’s 6 Gateway Blvd. E. 912-925-1119

McDonough’s 21 E. McDonough St.

912-233-6136 mcdonoughssavannah.com

The Sandbar 1512 Butler Ave. Savannah Coffee Roasters 215 West Liberty Street (912) 238-2426

Savannah Film Company 611 W. Jones St. Savannah Smiles 314 Williamson St. 912-527-6453

Savannah Taphouse 125 E. Broughton St. 912-201-8277 savannahtaphouse.com

SEED Eco Lounge 39 Montgomery St. 912-349-5100

S AVA N N A H M U S I C F E S T I VA L AT

912-232-4447 sentientbean.com

912-232-1511 www.shipsofthesea.org

Southbound Brewing Company 107 East Lathrop Ave. Stafford’s Public House 306 W. Upper Factor’s Walk The Stage on Bay 1200 West Bay St. savconcerts.com

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The party never stops when Collective Face does The Great Gatsby BY JIM MOREKIS

jim@connectsavannah.com

IF SUCH a mythical creature as “The Great American Novel” exists, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby often gets the nod (though Moby Dick and

Huckleberry Finn each have a claim on the title as well). The 1925 novel is such a streamlined example of the storyteller’s art that Roger Ebert, in reviewing the 1974 film version starring Robert Redford, famously said, “It would take about the same time to read Fitzgerald’s novel as to view this movie — and that’s what I’d recommend.”

Fortunately, the stage adaptation of The Great Gatsby, by Simon Levy, “is very faithful to the original novel,” says David I.L. Poole, Artistic Director of the Collective Face Theatre Ensemble. Their version of the classic opens this weekend at the SSU Fine Arts Auditorium. While there have been three film versions of Gatsby — five if you count a silent film and a made-for-TV edition — “people usually think of two,” Poole says. “The one with Robert Redford, and Baz Luhrmann’s version with Leonardo DiCaprio. The first is more traditional, with the more recent version maybe a bit more experimental. This stage version is pretty much between the two film versions.” Collective Face’s choice of Gatsby is interesting, and a little counterintuitive.

“We like to devote each season to a particular theme,” Poole says. “We chose to do Gatsby because it fits in with our theme this year of ‘Marginalized Measures.’” How in the world is a play about a bunch of rich people partying on Long Island in any way about marginalized people, you ask? Poole has an answer. “Gatsby is on the outside looking in. He invented a new version of himself — he essentially created a new identity so he could fit into the world he wanted to live in,” Poole explains. “He created his own past. But his tragedy is he believed he could change the past. There’s a line in the Redford movie, ‘Rich girls don’t marry poor boys.’ In the end no amount of self-creation could help

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Gatsby get the thing he wanted most,” Poole says. The other main theme of The Great Gatsby is the setting itself, the Jazz Age — a phrase Fitzgerald allegedly coined himself. “Fitzgerald not only captured the Jazz Age at its height, with its sense of excess, and hedonism, and everything going up and up and up. He also in a sense foretold its eventual demise in the Great Depression,” Poole says. This production by Collective Face promises more than flappers and ragtime, however. “I’m very interested in the idea of experiential theatre,” Poole says. “You hear people say, ‘theatre is dying out, how can it compete with everything else.’ The thing that theatre can offer that you can’t get anywhere else is that experiential aspect, making the act of going to the theatre its own experience.” Poole says of Collective Face: “Our goal in our shows is to give you an experience you’ll remember for years to come.” To that end, as in other shows by the troupe, the cast of Gatsby will “break the fourth wall a lot,” says Poole. “With us there really is no fourth wall.” The entire show, a background cast of what Poole calls “party people” will literally keep the party going the entire time as the dialogue and action plays out onstage, sometimes serving as a kind of Greek chorus. The party’s soundtrack will be tunes from groups Postmodern Jukebox and Tape Five, jazz versions of modern hits. The cast includes Collective Face veteran Michael Knowles as Jay Gatsby, Emily Rice as Daisy Buchanan and Travis

Harold Coles as narrator Nick Carraway. Tom Buchanan, Daisy’s husband, is played by Philip Trosarello, while Casey Bessette portrays Daisy’s friend Jordan Baker, a pro golfer and Nick’s girlfriend. Julie Roundtree plays Myrtle Wilson, Tom Buchanan’s mistress, who is married to the mechanic George Wilson, portrayed by Andrew Wortham. Rounding out the cast are Travis Spangenburg, Bobbie Renee Lewis, Maya Caldwell, Jessica Grossman, Montrice Anderson Anna Claire Edenfield and Dennis Lopez. The production is directed and designed by Poole, and lighting design is by Collective Face Technical Director Michael Moynihan. CS

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March 9-10, 23-24 and 30-31 at 8 p.m. and March 11 and 25 at 3 p.m. No performances St. Patrick’s weekend. All performances in the Kennedy Fine Arts Auditorium on the campus of Savannah State University and in partnership with SSU drama group Players by the Sea. Opening night Friday, March 9 will include a pre-show party starting at 7:30 p.m. where the 2018-19 Collective Face season will be revealed. Patrons encouraged to come dressed in Roaring Twenties party attire. Tickets are $25 general admission, $20 for seniors, students, and active military, and $5 for Savannah State University students and faculty. Purchase tickets at www.collectiveface.org or via The Collective Face Facebook page. Tickets may be reserved by calling 912-232-0018.

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A ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION with Chloë Agnew Former Celtic Woman offers a spirited solo show

BY ANNA CHANDLER

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WHEN she was just 14 years old, Chloë Agnew joined one of the most successful musical groups in history. Since its creation in 2004, the Irish musical ensemble Celtic Woman has been named Billboard World Album Artist of the Year six times and has sold over nine million records worldwide. Agnew bloomed professionally in the group, touring the world and sharing her Irish heritage and tradition with countless fans. In 2013, Agnew was inspired to embark on a solo career. Having just been named Female Vocalist of the Year at the Irish Music Awards, Agnew proved she has the seasoned chops and warm spirit to capture an audience all on her own. She’ll bring her solo show, “Chloë Agnew and A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration,”t to Tybee Post Theater this weekend. Accompanied by Irish tenor Dermot Kiernan, Agnew will

share Irish folk songs, singalongs, pops, old standards, and more. We spoke to Agnew about the bold decision to blaze her own trail, her songwriting pursuits, and how the Irish really celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Is this your busiest time of year? Once we get to March in America, the Irish go to work! [Laughs] I’m looking forward to it. We’ve got a busy couple of weeks ahead. When March comes around, you find yourself singing “Danny Boy” somewhere. How is the way America celebrates St. Patrick’s Day differ from the way you grew up with it in Ireland? It’s funny to see how Saint Patrick’s Day in Ireland has changed. It’s still primarily a holy day—people get the day off work, spend some time with family—but the rest of the world dyes the rivers green and has green beer. The parade is the main thing in

Ireland, and most cities have a big parade with marching bands and floats from all over the world. I’ve noticed over the years there are more people traveling to Ireland to celebrate. There’s a great interest in St. Patrick’s Day all over the world. It’s great, it’s a fun day in Ireland, and it goes without saying that it involves a lot of drinking! You decided to take on a solo career in 2013—how did you make that decision? I moved on from Celtic Woman, and I was one of the originals—I was the baby of the group! For me, it was almost 10 years with the group and I felt like I’d given as much to the group and gotten as much. I saw the show change, and I was the last original vocalist. I felt like the show that I had been a part of and knew and loved had changed. Everyone was going on to do their own solo thing, and I kind of wanted that. It was funny—when I stopped, I didn’t realize it was the first time in 10 years I had actually


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stopped. I actually needed time to take to figure out what’s next. One thing in Celtic Woman, we have a great fan base of people all over the country who wanted to see what I was doing on my own. I developed a show of my own, and the one thing about it is it’s a totally different world! You’re used to being involved in this massive machine—on your own, it’s a lot more work. There really is something so rewarding, and I’m so fulfilled. How did you develop your original show? The thing for me with Celtic Woman…it didn’t matter where we’d go all over the world, but particularly in America, so many people either have a connection or love the connection with Ireland. They’re so connected to their ancestry, their history. All the songs, they’re written about love and loss, home, hope…I think they’re all things that people can really relate to and identify with. In Ireland, part of our culture in Gaelic is a thing called seanchaí, a word for storyteller. That’s a big part of our culture—old Irish tales passed down generation to generation. I take that into my show now. I love the music I’ve chosen, and I love that they have great stories behind them. It’s not just Irish music—I put some classic, well-loved songs that people love, international songs that have a great story. I love doing that. I choose a range of music that I love singing. Getting the freedom to pick your own set list and music that comes from a really genuine place…it’s a bit of fun. The songs we choose have these themes to them, and that’s the great thing about Irish music: There are great drinking songs, upbeat songs. We choose a set list that allows the whole family to come along. And we’ll be hearing some duets, too. Yes, I have a wonderful partner with me, Dermot Kiernan, he is a wonderful Irish tenor, and my band. He plays a whole load

of instruments. We’ll be doing a couple together, one that I’ve written and some Irish ones. We’ve known each other a long time and have great history and chemistry.

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How long have you been writing your own songs? I’ve always been writing poetry from a young page—my parents were in the music industry—but I never focused on it. It was when I moved on from [Celtic Woman] that I was looking for some new connection with music. I needed to find something that felt real to me, and the only way to do that was songwriting. It’s been something that’s a craft that I will forever master. I really focused a lot last year on working with other creative people and learning from other great songwriters. In the process, I’ve learned so much about myself and fallen in love with music more than ever. Creating something that’s your own, there’s no better feeling, really. It’s a great sense of achievement. Songwriting is quite a personal sacred space that you share…I really love it. It’s been a part of this whole new journey for me. owens-tho as house What are you plans after St. Patrick’s Day season? Telfair Academy Probably sleep for a week! Then we’re kind of busy up until April. I spent a lot of time last year writing a new EP, so I’ll have five tracks—four originals and a cover— I recorded. I’m really excited about the J e pIt’s son Center new songs and the new journey. a new step for me in my focus with that is to get them released. I just want to keep growing. People have known me from Celtic Woman for such a long time, this new time in life is important for me to focus on establishing what I do on my own. CS

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Werner says of the show, “It’s just a bunch of young weird artists.” PHOTOS COURTESY OF FRANSSEN AND WERNER.

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THERE’S ART on the walls again at 6 East Liberty. Roots Up left that spot last year, making way for Mamie Ruth’s Emily Bargeron to open East and Up, a vintage clothing and accessories store. Employee and artist Ymke Franssen came into the store and instantly felt a need for art. “When she had the idea to open this store and she told me she didn’t know what to do with it, my first thought was, ‘Gallery.’ Right away,” Franssen recalls. “One, it’ll bring in people for you, and two, it’ll be fun to showcase people’s work.” In came ‘Along the Lines,’ the result of Franssen and creative partner Harry Dean Werner’s call for entries. “We had the name and the idea for this show before Emily even knew she was going to have this space,” Franssen says. “We had already designed our look, but what Emily wanted for the brand was something kind of retro and fun, and I was like, ‘Hm, let’s work with lines.’” “We had a lot people asking, ‘What’s the theme? What can I send in?’ Our response was, ‘What’s your best work? What are you most proud of?’” Werner explains. “We want to see what you’re working with, how you push your limited medium and space you’re in and then see if it all fits.” It’s impressive that this is Franssen and Werner’s first curated show, not only because the pieces fit so well together but because they’re so young. Franssen is 21 and just graduated from SCAD’s photography department. Wer38 ner is also 21 and has one quarter left in

SCAD’s advertising program. “What’s nice is there’s no bar to meet or standard to hit,” Werner says. “That’s what we were going for.” “People don’t even expect you to put this on,” laughs Franssen, “so if you do, you’re already there.” Age doesn’t matter, though. What does matter is that Werner and Franssen work hard and know what they’re doing. “As a freelance photographer, people often don’t know what to expect when they hire someone who’s 21, straight out of college. But I think if you show great organizational skills, if you can put on a show that you organize everything for, that shows what you’re capable of,” she says. “It’s mostly a great learning process, because now that we’ve put on this show, we’re ready for a bigger, even better one. We know the amount of work it took, how long it took to do certain things.” “Along the Lines” consists of over 50 pieces, all from artists who are current students or recent graduates, that they took great care in placing together. But, as they explain, curation isn’t a skill they learned in school. “Really, the only thing I truly learned [in class] was the salon style of 1800s France, hanging all these pieces really tight together,” Werner reminisces. “They’d have huge rooms but they’d be edge to edge up against each other. You can almost take everything in from just standing in one spot.” “There were pieces of mine that I really wanted to show people, but I didn’t put it in [the show] because it wouldn’t have fit with the rest of the work,” Franssen says. “At that point it just becomes an outlier,” Werner adds. “It was a lot of rounds of

looking at stuff. The day of, everything was laid out across the floor.” Werner’s art in the show, bright oil paintings, is a deviation from his typical work, but that type of work pays off. “I came [to SCAD] with a fairly decent fine art portfolio, but I knew I was going into advertising,” he says. “There’s a different kind of feeling you get when you have something else you do that’s providing your income and livelihood, and then you get to make this. There’s such a stronger connection to this stuff—there’s more feeling behind it. Whether or not it sells, I don’t care. It’s what I wanted to produce, and after liking it, I wanted to show it. And that’s really the end of the path with it. Anything else that happens is unexpected and great.” “It’s not about selling,” Franssen adds, “it’s about the process of making it and being proud of it and showing it.” As Franssen explains, the impetus for her and Werner to create their own show was because they needed an opportunity to do so. “The photo department used to have a show yearly, Silver and Ink, and they lost funding for that,” she says. “We only had it my freshman year. Because of the lack of shows, people have been taking it on themselves to make a show. Most of the other majors still have some sort of showcase.” “There’s a big drive for photographers to submit work because there’s an opportunity that’s lacking,” adds Werner. “Hopefully our next one, we could do on an even bigger scale. We’d like to have more space and more work,” Franssen says. “Along the Lines” will remain at East and Up until March 16. CS


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AFTER LOVE — After Love is a group exhibition featuring the work of Christian Gutierrez, Emily Harrison, and Jenna Tooley. Subjective experience is a perpetual part of human existence that manifests itself with great breadth. Fri., March 9. 108 E. 39th St., 108 E. 39th St. DRAWN — Featuring pen, pencil, crayon works and more. March 9-30. Location Gallery at Austin Hill Realty, 417 Whitaker St. INFINITE RIDGES — Infinite Ridges is a solo exhibition by Cecilia Lo, a reflection of selfdiscovery through the solace of wilderness. Each painting is a passage between and through the layers; a building up of moments in time. Each layer is a trail marker of her quest, the crossing of the threshold into the infinite possibilities of her dreamland. Fri., March 9. Non-Fiction Gallery, 1522 Bull St. SENIOR EXHIBITIONS 1 — Graduating Seniors showcase their college portfolios for this capstone project. March 8-23. Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Center, 11935 Abercorn St.

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. Avanguardia is part of Telfair Museums’ #art912 initiative, a dedicated platform to showcase the work of Savannah Artists. Through March 11. telfair.org/jepson/. 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. shipsofthesea.org. 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

MEET THE MAKER SIGNATURE SERIES — Roberto and Rodolfo will be working onsite at Cohen’s Retreat. The public is invited to come and enjoy this incredibly unique experience and watch as the artists handle specific materials and apply antique techniques to make contemporary artwork with their signature Italian fresco painting style. Through March 10. Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd.

includes paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture inspired by or connected to the cemetery. Through Sep. 23. telfair. org/jepson/. 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 — Considered one of the most influential contemporary artists, Carrie Mae Weems (American, b. 1953) has continued to explore the African American experience throughout her career. Weems became interested in the unique Gullah-Geechee culture found on the Sea Mixed Media by Jennifer Moss is at the show ‘Carbon,’ now up at Islands off the coasts of Vino Veritas. Georgia and South Carolina while studying folklore I DID IT AGAIN — SCAD Museum of Art in graduate school at the University of Calipresents “I Did It Again,” an exhibition of fornia, Berkeley, and the resultant Sea Islands four re-configured installations by Italian series made between 1991-1992 comprises multimedia artist Paola Pivi. The artist works black-and-white photographs with lyrical, in many international contexts and uses folkloric texts devoted to Gullah-Geechee various media, including photography, video, communities. Through May 6. Jepson Center sculpture and installation, often employing a for the Arts, 207 West York St. playfulness in her practice to explore darker 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. This exhibition represents a full range of her career exploring nature, color and place. Through April 10. Starland Cafe, 11 East 41st 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. His ability to contrast the wax surface from placid to dynamic creates a body of work always in flux. Through March 15. The Grand Bohemian Gallery, 700 Drayton St.

themes. Through Aug. 19. scadmoa.org/. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd.

JOHN ALEXANDER — John is a well-known local photographer, specializing in commercial, portraiture, real estate, special events and fine art. Through March 30. savannahjea. org. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. LIVESTRONG SAVANNAH — SCAD Museum of Art presents “LIVESTRONG Savannah,” an installation by New York-based artist Christopher Chiappa. The artist transforms the museum lobby into an all-consuming invasion of eggs; thousands of illusionistic, hand-made sculptures of sunny-side-up, fried eggs are suspended on the walls, dripping to the corner and floor, and even found in unexpected places like the museum’s front desk and staircase. Through July 1. scadmoa.org/. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd.

MOVING MOUNTAINS — SCAD Museum of Art presents “Moving Mountains,” an exhibition by artist Yang Fudong. An important figure in the contemporary art scene and independent cinema movement in China, Fudong’s films and photographic work, often derived from traditional Chinese painting, examine tensions between urban and rural, historic and present, worldliness and intellectualism. Through July 8. scadmoa.org/. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. NO ACCESS — SCAD Museum of Art presents “No Access,” a large-scale outdoor installation by artist Tom Burr. The artist draws contextual links to urban aesthetics and subcultures, minimalist art and avantgarde film. Through Sep. 17. scadmoa.org/. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd. [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. PAUL STEPHEN BENJAMIN: REINTERPRETING THE SOUND OF BLACKNESS — Paul Stephen Benjamin (American, b. 1966) is a conceptual artist whose work is a meditation on the color black, specifically as an entry point into discussions of identity, race, and masculinity. Benjamin creates multilayered and large-scale sculptures and video installations, incorporating history, text, and popular culture. This solo presentation at Telfair Museums will be the artist’s largest presentation to date and includes largescale video installation, sculpture, and new site-specific works. Through May 6. telfair. org/jepson/. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. RELIEF PAINTINGS AND STILL LIFES — Lind Hollingsworth works in mixed media, striving to capture the character of both the southeast’s flora and fauna and man-made structures through “relief” paintings which incorporate clay, collage, photo transfers, found objects and paint. Mary Ellen McLaughlin will display still life pieces in her unique, exquisitely realistic style. Through March 31. hospicesavannah.org/. Hospice Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

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OUR PORT CITY is experiencing nothing short of a food renaissance. Between food trucks parked on so many corners and the constant influx of new restaurants, it’s almost difficult to keep up. The grand opening of El Coyote, however, was one that I (and I’m sure most locals) awaited excitedly. If locals weren’t just waiting on the doors to open, you’d never know it by the masses of hungry stomachs already seated and chowing down on the southwestern grub during my visit. When I saw the crowd that was gathered in this recently re-directioned eatery, I was thrilled to experience the rebirth of an old building while watching these Savannahians get down on El Coyote’s familiar flavors. Sister restaurant to The Wyld Dock Bar, a popular spot for a meal with a view, El Coyote is Savannah’s newest Mexican joint located at One West Victory. But before opening the group’s newest creation, Chef Tony Seichrist and Executive Chef Landon Thompson spent a little bit of time in Mexico to “fine tune the dishes,” business partner Brad Syfan said. Their short time spent with our neighbors to the south paid off immensely. To start, the Pork Belly Nachos are killer and easily distinguished from any nachos you can get in some other restaurant around town. The chips are thick and made in-house, perfect for holding the mounds of toppings served with the feast. Every single tortilla is topped by an egalitarian hand, ensuring that no bite is unlike the last. And although the toppings

are complex, the combination of braised pork belly, gooey beans, sour cream, and so much more works together to create a symphonic experience. The pork belly is succulent and tender, almost dissolving after striking your tongue. The beans and jack cheese are hearty and homey, while the salsa and lettuce add a refreshing touch to the plate. And as your tongue navigates through the layers of toppings, the last thing it will find is a jolt of salty crunchy corn left behind by those warm triangles of heaven.  As for washing it all down, a classic margarita like the Hinley Margarita is a very strong contender for the top spot. The concoction features Reposado Tequila, orange curacao, and lime. A balanced addition to any meal, it is a margarita most would order again and again. In stark contrast to the Hinley is the Mexican Firing Squad, a beautiful and bright adult beverage. The flavor is tequila forward, but the bite of tequila is quickly extinguished in the back of your throat by the tart lime and floral notes of hibiscus.  A second impressive starter is the Flautas. Syfan says this dish is as if “flautas and Thai style spring rolls had a baby that somehow featured a duck.” Two giant hand rolled tortillas are jammed full of duck confit, meaning the duck is cooked smothered in its own fat, then flash fried to a flawless golden brown. The two flautas are stacked on top of a salad, perfect for cutting through the rich flavor of the meat, and next to it is a juallio pepper vinegar sauce. The crisp tortillas are light and flaky that melt away in your mouth before allowing the soft oozy duck meat to fall onto your taste buds. The tangy juallio pepper salve is where the Thai reference comes in; it is sweet


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chicken broth, and, although placed within a soup, the chicken skin remains crispy. Floating in the cumin and chili scented broth are bright creamy avocado chunks, fresh pico de gallo, and crunchy tortilla strips. According to Syfan, the traditional way to eat it is to “drink the broth, then pick apart the chicken with your hands.” Your palate will notice that the broth is rich and deeply flavored, which comes from a soup that took a lot of cooking time to achieve such complex seasoning. The broth is so rich in flavor it may trick your tongue into believing it is beef broth. The offerings of Lobster, Duck, and Pork Belly at an affordable and relatable restaurant is something of which a true Renaissance Man would be proud. Keeping on trend with this city’s food Enlightenment, the driving forces behind El Coyote have plans for two other spaces within the building. Not only are they looking to open Savannah’s only dedicated Ramen bar, but plan on opening a third concept above El Coyote.  CS

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merely shove it into its jockstrap. In short, this is an ugly movie that thinks nothing of repeatedly placing its female characters in degrading positions. As one example, it’s not enough that Dominika gets raped by a creep – he has to still be thrusting inside her as he’s strangled from behind, with his blood splattering her body like a wayward ejaculation. One could argue that this is the way the world operates. But it’s hard to feel like a movie is striking a blow against misogyny when its camera leers as obsessively and as attentively as a virginal frat boy at a strip club. There isn’t any abuse endured by Dominika and her fellow female agents that isn’t captured in loving detail (male agents, on the other hand, have it comparatively easy). Of course, our heroine gets her revenge on (most of) her abusers, but it’s hardly compensation for the nastiness doled out over the majority of this picture’s punishing 140-minute run time. #MeToo? Nope. Just hashtag this one #NoneForMeThanks.

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O Eventually, a movie will emerge that will exemplify the #MeToo movement in all its righteous fury and cathartic representation, but that moment hasn’t arrived yet. The ability of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri to capture a slice of this zeitgeist is largely what has enabled its ascension as an award winner, yet controversy in other regards (chiefly, its hazy take on racism) has prevented it from serving as any sort of definitive poster child. Still, it’s a far better bet than Red Sparrow, which has appeared on the scene promising to topple the patriarchy but choosing to cut a backroom deal with it instead. Reuniting with director Francis Lawrence (he of the three Hunger Games sequels), Jennifer Lawrence stars as Dominika Egorova, a Russian ballerina whose career ends abruptly following a mishap during a performance. Fearful that she and her ailing mother (Joely Richardson) will be left homeless once the dance company kicks them out of the apartment it has provided for them, she reluctantly accepts the aid of her uncle Ivan (Matthias Schoenaerts), a mid-level government official. Ivan is convinced that Dominika has the making of a first-rate spy; his superiors (Jeremy Irons and Ciaran Hinds) aren’t so sure, but they opt to give her the benefit of the doubt. Ivan sends his niece to an academy that trains its agents to give themselves

completely to whatever ugly task is on hand, usually of a sexually deviant nature (a “whore school,” as Dominika calls the joint). One female agent is expected to blow a confessed pedophile; another must allow a male trainee to rape her. Enter Nate Nash, who, despite the alliterative name, shouldn’t be confused with the Bond villain Nick Nack. Nate Nash (played by Joel Edgerton) is a CIA agent and the only man who knows the identity of the Russian mole who’s been feeding him secrets. Despite Dominika’s understandable difficulties at “whore school,” the Moscow brain trust decides that she would be the best spy to use her feminine wiles on Nate Nash and convince him to reveal the mole’s identity. For his part, Nate Nash is certain he can turn Dominika into an American asset. As a straightforward spy thriller, this adaptation of Jason Matthews’ novel (with Justin Haythe handing scripting duties) is awfully turgid, with a plot that never builds much momentum and zero chemistry between Lawrence and Edgerton. The entire endeavor plays out with even less believability than any given Spy vs. Spy cartoon from MAD Magazine’s golden age. Indeed, Red Sparrow contains little of the wit and wisdom of the best of yesteryear’s spy flicks — that gathering includes last summer’s unjustly ignored Atomic Blonde, an espionage caper as stylish as this one is stuporific. And like other exemplary films of this genre, Atomic Blonde chose to wear its danger on its sleeve – Red Sparrow, on the other hand, is content to

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


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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. 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.

characters and meanders when it pays too much attention to the particulars of the plot (which doesn’t really hold up to postviewing 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 loyalGAME NIGHT ties are torn between king and usurper, is OO on hand, as is Martin Freeman in a repriA reasonably diverting comedy that hits sal of his Captain America: Civil War role all the expected beats, this stars Jason as CIA operative Everett K. Ross. Yet it’s Bateman and Rachel McAdams as Max and safe to say the ladies own this particular Annie, a couple who routinely invite their outing. Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o (12 friends over to their house to partake in Years a Slave) adds warmth and depth Parcheesi, charades, Monopoly and seemas Nakia, the Wakandan spy who’s also ingly every other game this side of Spin the T’Challa’s true love; The Walking Dead’s Bottle. Danai Gurira glowers beautifully as Okoye, Kicking up the festivities a notch is ; and Letitia Wright is a delight as Shuri, Max’s highly competitive brother Brooks T’Challa’s little sister. CS It’s Shuri who comes up with the vari(Kyle Chandler), who arranges a murdermystery party for the gang. Brooks ends up ous inventions seen throughout the film, making her in effect the MCU’s version of getting kidnapped, a wrinkle that amuses the participants until they realize that the Q in the 007 franchise. A Bond comparison can also be made with the heady sequence snatch wasn’t part of the game and that featuring a battle royale in a casino royale. Brooks’ life is actually in danger. Sporting as many twists as David Indeed, it’s bravura sequences like this one Fincher’s comparatively more somthat guarantee Black Panther will leave ber The Game, Game Night works best most viewers shaken and stirred. CS when it focuses on the personalities of its

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13TH COLONY PATRIOTS Conservative political activists that meet the 13th of each month. Dedicated to preserving the U.S. Constitution and life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. See Facebook page for meeting location. Free 13th of every month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 912-604-4048. liveoakstore.com/ tubbysthunderbolt. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. 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. LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF SAVANNAH Are you interested in true liberty and freedom? Are you tired of the two-party political system controlling our modern government? Learn how to make a difference and get your voice heard. Join the Libertarian Party of Savannah for our monthly meetings. For more information like our Facebook page. Free second Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. unclemaddios.com. Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, 7805 Abercorn St. 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. VICTORIAN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS Open to all residents, property owners and businesses located between Anderson and Gwinnett, M.L.King,Jr. Blvd to East Broad Street. Free second Tuesday of every month, 6-7 p.m. 912-233-0352. 1308 West, Henry St. and Montgomery St. 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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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 tedxsavannah.com on Nov. 20 or visit the 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


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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 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.

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provide meals to seniors. Tell your server you want to support Meals on Wheels. Benefits go to the local Senior Citizens, Inc. Thu., March 8, 8-midnight. facebook.com/ events/170507713673874/. liveoakstore. com/tubbysthunderbolt. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. MANIFEST BLOCK PARTY EXTRAVAGANZA The Revival Society is teaming up with the Savannah Sustainability Coalition to bring an event featuring hundreds of handmade local artworks, and fashionable accessories for sale, along with Local Food, Music and some other surprises. The main concept behind this event is to raise funds for a massive sculpture for the Forsyth Earth Day Festival in April. This event is free, open to the public and includes fun for all ages to enjoy! 0 Fri., March 9, 1-6 p.m. 630770-4040. ophilyahandmade@gmail.com. therevivalsociety.org/. Krystal Sokolis, 225 W hall st. ST. ANDREW’S AUCTION AND GALA The 33rd annual event includes silent & live auction, dinner and open bar. Tickets: $150 per person at saslions.com/giving. All proceeds support the independent, Pre-K 3 through Grade 12 school. Sat., March 10, 7 p.m. desotohilton.com/. Desoto Hotel, 15 E. Liberty St.

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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. 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. 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 46 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. 912-897-7656. 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 8, 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 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. $30 912-354-6686. 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. 912-921-4646. 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 912-9258305. Free Wed., March 7, 10-11:30 a.m. 912-925-8305. liveoakplga@liveoakpl.org. liveoakpl.org/genealogy/. liveoakpl.org. Live Oak Public Libraries, 2002 Bull Street. HOUSING AUTHORITY NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER Housing Authority of Savannah hosts classes at the Neighborhood Resource Center. Adult literacy/GED prep: MonThurs, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm. Financial education: 4th Fri each month, 9am-11am. Basic computer training: Tues & Thurs, 1pm-3pm. Community computer lab: MonFri, 3pm-4:30pm. ongoing. 912-232-4232 x115. savannahpha.com. savannahpha. com/NRC.html. Neighborhood Resource Center, 1407 Wheaton St. JEWELER’S GUIDED OPEN STUDIO 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. 912-289-8337. christina@dreamcatstudio. com. dreamcatstudio.com. 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. 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. 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 13, 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. 912-354-1500. 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 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. 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 912-961-7021 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.


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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., March 7, 11:30-12:30 a.m. 612-470-6683. 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 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. loverstreet@georgiasdbc.org. University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, 513 E. Oglethorpe Ave.

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

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Weekly events (entry $5) Friday Night Flights: Fridays, 5pm. Luck of the Draw Doubles: Saturdays, 10am. Handicapped League: Saturdays, 1pm. Singles at the Sarge: Sundays, 10am. All skill levels welcome. Instruction available. SEE WEBSITE OR EMAIL FOR INFO. ONGOING. SAVANNAHDISCGOLF@GMAIL.COM. SAVANNAHDISCGOLF.COM. 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 48 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 RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION MEETING The Chatham Retired Educators

Association (CREA) is an organization of retired educators and friends of education designed to support educational and community service. $17.00 (optional) second Monday of every month, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. 912-925-4980. aohoward@ hotmail.com. careyhilliards.com. Carey Hilliard’s (Southside), 11111 Abercorn St. 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. COASTAL EMPIRE BEEKEEPERS ASSN. MONTHLY MEETING CEBA hosts meetings on the second Monday of each month that feature a speaker (guest or local beekeeper). Specific topics will be posted on the CEBA website. Social time: 6-6:30 p.m. - meet other beekeepers and chat with master beekeepers. Meeting time: 6:30-8 p.m. Held in the conference room of the main building at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, meetings are free and open to the public. Mon., March 12, 6:30-8 p.m. ceba.oiwc@gmail. com. ceba.wildapricot.org. oatlandisland. org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711


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Sandtown Rd. 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. GEECHEE SAILING CLUB Founded in 1971, GSC promotes sailing and boating safety, education, and fellowship.Member of the South Atlantic Yacht Racing Association. second Monday of every month, 6 p.m. 912-356-3265. geecheesailingclub.org. liveoakstore.com/ tubbysthunderbolt. Tubby’s Tank House (Thunderbolt), 2909 River Dr. 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. 912-596-1962. 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. 912-344-5127. 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 at Moon River Brewing Co. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-4470943. hdb.org. moonriverbrewing.com/. Moon River Brewing Co., 21 West Bay 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. SPIES AND MYSTERIES BOOK CLUB A book club for readers who love thrillers, spy novels, and mysteries. We meet every 2nd Thurs of the month @6:30 pm. None second Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m. 912-925-8305. Southwest Chatham Library, 14097 Abercorn St. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 671 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.

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CHLOË AGNEW AND A ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION Former Celtic Woman Chloë Agnew and Irish tenor Dermot Kiernan bring “A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration” to Savannah’s Beach! The show includes the songs that Chloë is known for in Celtic Woman, Irish folk songs, Irish sing-alongs, Irish pops tunes, old standards and many others. Chloe is an original and the youngest member of Celtic Woman with a worldwide fan base. It’s a great chance for her

fans to see her up close and personal in this beautiful and uplifting evening of music. $18 Sun., March 11, 7 p.m. 912472-4750. info@tybeeposttheater.org. tybeeeposttheater.org. tybeeposttheater. org. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horn. CHORAL EVENSONG & ORGAN PRELUDE (LENT) A traditional, reflective service of evening prayer and meditation. Prelude (5:05pm) Mr. Alvin Blount, organist and Director of Music at St. Joseph Catholic Church (Marietta, GA), will play works by Francis Jackson and S. Karg-Elert, as well as spiritual arrangements by Calvin Taylor and Richard Elliott. Choral Evensong (5:30pm): The Choir of St. John’s will offer works by Purcell, Hewitt, Howells, Noble, and Wesley. Free. Ample free parking in our lot at Whitaker & Harris. All are welcome. Free Sun., March 11, 5-6:15 p.m. 912-232-1251. sbranyon@stjohnssav.org. facebook.com/ events/161521927987201/. stjohnssav. org/. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 West Macon Street. SAVANNAH PHILHARMONIC: CAPTIVATING CELLO In our final chamber concert, enjoy the rich and vibrant tone of Savannah Philharmonic Principal Cellist Steven Thomas as he and and our own Quynh Shannon perform Schumann’s warmly romantic Adagio and Allegro, and Beethoven’s final Sonata for cello and piano, one of his fascinating and adventurous late works. $25 Sun., March 11, 5 p.m. savannahphilharmonic.org. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts, 649 W Jones St. USNA ACADEMY GLEE CLUB CONCERT The U. S. Naval Academy Glee Club will appear in concert on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Skidaway Island. There is no admission charge and no advance tickets required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted to help defray travel and lodging expenses for the Glee Club. The 100member ensemble will present a variety of music, to include patriotic selections, music from the Broadway stage, choir classics and a performance of the Duruflé Requiem, accompanied by the Naval Academy Chapel organist, Monte Maxwell. no admission charge Fri., March 9, 7-9 p.m. 912-598-7242. skidawaycommunityconcerts@gmail.com. stpeterssavannah.org. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 3 West Ridge Road.

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LECTURE: WELLNESS AND RESILIENCE IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN A keynote address, Wellness and Resilience in African-American Men, will be given by Dr. Courtland C. Lee of the Chicago School of Psychology- Washington DC, followed by other presentations addressing the spirituality and psycho-social development of Black men. $45 Sat., March 10, 9:30 a.m. southuniversity.edu/. South University, 709 Mall Blvd.

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a general membership meeting. To join or for more information, contact events@100blackmensav.org. free to attend second Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. CLAUDIA DEEN AT THE WILMINGTON ISLAND FARMERS’ MARKET The Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market will host Claudia Deen, a certified health coach and creator of the popular health and beauty blog The Trendy Smoothie. Other activities include a kids yoga class, a visit from the Easter Bunny, a performance by Islands YMCA preschool gymnasts, live music and more. Free Sat., March 10, 9 a.m. wifarmersmarket@aol.com. wifarmersmarket.org. Islands High School, 170 Whitemarsh Island Road. 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-afterwork/ 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. 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. 912441-6559. ddewitt30@yahoo.com. Savannahexchange.org. Exchange Club of Savannah, 4801 Meding Street. FLEA MARKET Hundreds of tables with items such as furniture, accessories, sporting goods, electronics, and so much more. free Sat., March 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. landingsfleamarket@gmail.com. landingslandlovers.com. messiahsk.com. Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 Westridge Road (The Landings). 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. 50 liveoakpl.org Through April 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

912-652-3600. liveoakplga@liveoakpl.org. liveoakpl.org/. liveoakpl.org. Live Oak Public Libraries, 2002 Bull Street. GIANT FLEA MARKET Hundreds of tables with items such as furniture, rugs, mirrors and art, jewelry, sporting goods, small electronics, flat screen TVs, collectibles, linens, bicycles, children’s items, all donated by Landings residents. Great bargains! Free Sat., March 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 912-4176161. landingsfleamarket@gmail.com. landingslandlovers.com. messiahsk.com. Messiah Lutheran Church, 1 Westridge Road (The Landings). 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. 912-525-5023. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St. KINGDOM BUSINESS NETWORKING ALLIANCE 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 Wednesday of every month, 7:30-9 a.m. 912-257-6248. info@kbnalliance.com. kbnalliance.com/. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Savannah Airport - Pooler, 103 San Drive. MANIFEST BLOCK PARTY The Revival Society and the Savannah Sustainability Coalition host this block party with local art, food, music, and other surprises. The main concept is to raise funds for a sculpture for the Forsyth Earth Day Festival. Fri., March 9, 1 p.m. Ophilya Handmade Studios, 225 W. Hall. NATIONAL RESOURCE DISCOVERY DAY This year’s Discovery Day will be filled with fun, wildlife-related educational activities for all ages, including special presentations at 12pm and 1pm and a kick-off to the annual refuge photo contest. Sat., March 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive off S.C. 170. THE NORTH AMERICAN PARTNERSHIP: LOOKING AHEAD Nadia Theodore, Consul General of Canada to the U.S. Southeast, gives this talk. Hosted by the Savannah Council on World Affairs. Free for members of the Savannah Council on World Affairs, $10 nonmembers. Thu., March 8, 8 p.m. Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church, 50 Diamond Causeway. 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. 1-866666-3323. 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. RMHC CORNHOLE TOSS TOURNAMENT RMHC’s Teen Board is hosting their annual Cornhole Toss Tournament. There will be snacks and beverages for participants. Cash prizes are awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners. Proceeds go back to help the families at RMHC of the Coastal Empire. For more information, contact Meagan Chandler at 912-350-7641 or meagan@ rmhccoastalempire.org. $50.00 per team Sat., March 10, 12-3 p.m. 912-350-7641. meagan@rmhccoastalempire.org. Forsyth Park, Drayton St. & East Park Ave. 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. 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 10, 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. ST. PATRICK’S DAY INFORMATIONAL MEETING The Savannah Waterfront Association hosts this informational meeting. Thu., March 8, 4 p.m. savannah.hyatt.com/hyatt/ hotels-savannah/index.jsp?null. Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 West Bay St. ST.PRACTICE DAY BAR CRAWL It’s that time of year to paint the town green. Join Bar Crawl Savannah in the “St. Practice Day” bar crawl featuring 12 participating bars: McDonough’s, Barrelhouse South, PS Tavern, Stafford’s Public House, 309 West on the River, Savannah Smiles, Rogue Water, Boomys, The Rail Pub, Tree House, Pour Larrys and Wild Wing Cafe. $10 Sat., March 10, 4-11 p.m. 912-6609001. brian@staffordspromotions.com. staffordpromotions.com/Savannah-BarCrawls. mcdonoughssavannah.com. McDonough’s, 21 E. McDonough St. 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.

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SAVANNAH STOPOVER Annual indie rock festival featuring an 80+ lineup of national and regional bands performing in multiple venues and spaces around town. This year the festival will host three special record label showcases. March 8-11. savannahstopover.com/. Downtown Savannah, downtown.

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$8 COMMUNITY MEDITATION CLASSES Join us for breath work, guided meditation, and yoga nidra, a deep relaxation technique to relieve stress, quiet the mind, and find the calm within. All proceeds support local organizations. $8 Sundays, 6-7 p.m. 912349-2756. ACRO YOGA JAM Join us for a weekly acro jam every Saturday 12-2pm at the West Broad Street YMCA. Acro Yoga is a partner or group yoga practice with the three primary roles of base, flyer, and spotter. It is a fun way to practice verbal and non-verbal communication, and try new poses that challenge your comfort zone in a safe environment. Note: This is not an instructor led class, this is an open jam. $30 for 10 week session Sat., March 10, 12-2 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/1429384693850288/. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. ADULT DANCE FITNESS Come out to the Lake Mayer Community


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Center and participate in “Twist & Shout.” Work out while you dance to the oldies in this fun and varied fitness class. This program is free and open to the public. Bring a yoga mat, bottled water, and a friend. FREE Tuesdays, Thursdays, 1 p.m. 912-652-6863. sedavis@chathamcounty. org. Lake Mayer, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads. AERIAL YOGA CLASSES Increase flexibility and strength using aerial yoga, a relatively new approach to a traditional yoga practice. We use a silk fabric called a ‘hammock’ to support the weight of our bodies, helping us achieve various postures with more depth, ease and excitement. Every Saturday. Class size limited. Required to register online ahead of time. $25 Saturdays, 12:30-1:45 p.m. 954.682.5694. elyse.thestudio@yahoo. com. thestudiosav.net/schedule.html. thestudiosav.net/. The STUDIO, 2805-B Lacy Ave. AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE Let the excitement begin as Mahogany takes you to the best staycation each and every Tuesday night to the Islands through

movement and rhythm. This class will focus on the cultural movement of Afro-Caribbean dance. Get ready for hip winding and arms in the air as we explore our bodies’ rhythm through Caribbean and reggae music. $65 for 10 week session Tue., March 13, 7-8 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/1993508454225459/. westbroadstreetymca.org. Let the excitement begin as Mahogany takes you to the best staycation each and every Tuesday night to the Islands through movement and rhythm. This class will focus on the cultural movement of Afro-Caribbean dance. Get ready for hip winding and arms in the air as we explore our bodies’ rhythm through Caribbean and reggae music. $10 Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. AIKIDO CLASSES Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba, ‘O Sensei’ or (‘Great Teacher’). On a purely physical level it is an art involving throws and joint locks

that are derived from Jujitsu and Kenjutsu (open hand and weapon based techniques). Beyond the self defense aspects of the art its true goal is to challenge its practitioners to discover their best selves. $50/month for JEA Members, $70/month for NonMembers, or $80/8-class punch card Tuesdays, Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. 912-6040958, 912-346-2650. AikiNorm@aol.com, AikidoBilly@hotmail.com. CoastalAikido. com. savannahjea.org. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. BALLET BODY TONING Ballet Body Toning is a ballet inspired workout designed to improve balance, flexibility, and use body resistance to strengthen core, legs & booty. This workout is low impact and scorches major calories and teaches you basic ballet! Call to make a reservation before class. This is a semi-private class so space is limited! $10.00 Wednesdays, Sundays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. 732.232.3349. FitnessFoodWine@ gmail.com. thestudiosav.net/. The STUDIO, 2805-B Lacy Ave. BALLROOM FIT 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, Paso Doble, Foxtrot, Waltz, Hustle, and more! Check out our schedule for more details. 4 classes for $40, 10 classes for $80, UNLIMITED for $120 Sundays, 5-6 p.m., Mondays, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, 12:30-1 p.m., Wednesdays, 12:30-1 & 6-7 p.m. and Thursdays, 12:30-1 p.m. 612.470.6683. salondebaile.dance@ gmail.com. salondebailedancestudio.com. Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio, 301 US Hwy 80 SE. BARIATRIC SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP Located in Mercer Auditorium of Hoskins Center at Memorial. For those who have had or are considering bariatric surgery. Call or see website for info. first Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. 912-350-3438. memorialhealth.com. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center,

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Hundreds of tables with items such as furniture, accessories, sporting goods, electronics, and so much more. FREE SAT., MARCH 10, 9 A.M.-1 P.M. LANDINGSFLEAMARKET@GMAIL.COM. LANDINGSLANDLOVERS.COM. MESSIAHSK.COM. MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1 WESTRIDGE ROAD (THE LANDINGS).

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4700 Waters Ave. BEACH BODY WORKOUTS WITH LAURA MONDAYS at 6:15 PM at the Lake Mayer Community Center $5.00 per session Mondays, 6:15 p.m. (912) 652-6784. Lake Mayer, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads. BEASTMODE FITNESS GROUP TRAINING Train with this elite team. A total body program that trims, tones and gets results. Personal training options available. See website for info. Meets at West Broad YMCA. 5am-6am and 8pm-9pm. ongoing. beastmodefitnessga.com. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. BEGINNING POLE FITNESS Pole fitness is a fun and flirty way to get in shape! Taught by Pole Dance America National Professional Champion Sabrina Madsen, you’ll learn the basics of pole dance in a safe and welcoming environment. Gain strength, balance and confidence. Beginner Classes are open to all shapes and sizes and are for ladies only (men welcome at our Intermediate Class). $25 for drop-in or $100 for a package of 5 classes Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m. 801.673.6737. info@firstcityfitness.com. firstcityfitness. com/pole-fitnessparties.html. First City Fitness, 2127 1/2 Victory Dr. BLUE WATER YOGA Community donation-based classes, Tues. and Thurs., 5:45pm - 7:00pm. Fri., 9:30am-10:30am. Email for info or find Blue Water Yoga on Facebook. ongoing. egs5719@aol.com. Talahi Island Community Club, 532 Quarterman Dr. CANDLE(LIT) COMMUNITY FLOW Catherine Mulligan teaches this vinyasa flow yoga class in efforts to raise money for local charities in the Savannah community. The class is heated, candlelit, and set to upbeat music. Charities are rotating and chosen based on feedback from the students who show up. $8 Thursdays. The HUB Savannah, 4505 Habersham St. COMMUNITY TAI CHI Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art tradition that is now practiced as a graceful form of exercise, performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. All of the exercises are performed from a standing position, so please wear shoes which are comfortable for standing, and clothing which allows freedom of movement. Weather depending, the class may be held indoors or outdoors. $5 second Sunday of every month, 8:30 a.m. customfitcenter.com. CustomFit Center, 101-A West Park Ave. CRAFT BREW RACES The Craft Brew Races is a timed but relaxed 5K run or walk on Grand Prize of America Avenue, followed by a 3-hour beer festival featuring local and regional craft breweries and vendors. A portion of every ticket sold for the event is donated to the Georgia Craft Brewer’s Guild in support of their efforts to to promote the craft beer industry in the state. Sat., March 10, 2 p.m. craftbrewraces.com. savtcc.com. Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr. DANCE DYNAMIX Dance DynaMix is a choreographed dance 52 fitness class inspired by funky hip hop and

Mystery Film Tribute to Divine

Famed for her leading roles in such classic John Waters cult films as “Pink Flamingos” and “Female Trouble,” Divine is one of the most famous and recognizable female impersonators of all time. To celebrate her unique life and enduring counterculture legacy, the PFS will screen one of Divine’s most underappreciated motion pictures. $9 WED., MARCH 7, 8 P.M. SENTIENTBEAN.COM. THE SENTIENT BEAN, 13 E. PARK AVE.

sleek jazz moves! No dance experience required. Call 732.232.3349 to reserve your spot ahead of time, as class space is limited. Stay after class for a 30 minute stretch to wind down for the weekend with! $10.00 Wednesdays, Fridays, 10-11 a.m. 732.232.3349. FitnessFoodWine@ gmail.com. thestudiosav.net/. The STUDIO, 2805-B Lacy Ave. FIT4MOM SAVANNAH STROLLER STRIDES A group of moms that meet with strollers and workout at Savannah Mall, Daffin Park and on occasion Hull Park. Also offer HIIT Classes to other Moms who have any age children. The HIIT program is a kid free program. 1 hour long stroller based workout with kiddos. Moms- Pre and Post Natal, and kids of stroller age. Savannah Mall (M,W,F). Daffin Park (T,Th), Hull Park (Sat) ongoing. ashleyyoungblood@fit4mom.com. savannah.fit4mom.com. Daffin Park, 1198 Washington Ave. FITNESS CLASSES AT THE JEA Sin, firm it up, yoga, Pilates, water aerobics, Aquasize, senior fitness, and Zumba. Prices vary. Call for schedule. ongoing. 912-3558811. savj.org. savannahjea.org. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. FREE CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP For anyone caring for senior citizens with any affliction or illness. Second Saturday of the month, 10am-11am. Savannah Commons, 1 Peachtree Dr. Refreshments. Free to attend. Open to anyone in need of support for the caregiving they provide. ongoing. savannahcommons.com. FREE YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS St. Joseph’s/Candler’s Center for WellBeing offers Free Yoga for Cancer Patients every Monday from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in Candler’s Heart & Lung Building, Suite 100. The very gentle movements and breath work in this class will give you much needed energy, it will make your body feel better, and it will give you a mental release. This class is free to cancer patients. Mondays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. 912-819-8800. sjchs.org/. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. FUNCTIONAL TRAINING CLASS Celebrate fall with a Saturday morning workout class. All levels welcome. A smooth mix of cardio and strengthening exercises. Call Kara 912-667-0487 if interested. ongoing. Downtown Savannah, downtown. GET EXCITED AND MOVE This program is designed to combat the effects of Parkinson disease for Savannah/ Chatham-area people and their caregiver. The activities are designed to enhance and improve muscular strength, and endurance, coordination, agility, flexibility, speed work, and voice command. $10 a month Mondays-Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. & 6-7 p.m. and Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10:3011:30 a.m. 912-376-9833. psgsav@gmail. com. Anderson-Cohen Weightlifting Center, 7230 Varnedoe Drive. GLUTE CAMP WITH KAYLA All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Fridays, 12:30 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. DUDE’S DAY AT SAVANNAH CLIMBING COOP Thursdays, 2 til 10 p.m. Savannah Climbing


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Coop 302 W Victory Dr, Savannah Every Thursday men climb for half price, $5. See website for info. Thursdays, 2 & 10 p.m. 912-495-8010. savannahclimbingcoop.com. Savannah Climbing CoOp, 302 W Victory Dr. HIKING & BIKING AT SKIDAWAY ISLAND STATE PARK Year round fitness opportunities. Walk or run the 1-mile Sandpiper Nature Trail (accessible) the additional 1-mile Avian Loop Trail, or 3-mile Big Ferry Trail. Bicycle and street strider rentals. Guided hikes scheduled. $5 parking. Open daily 7am-10pm. Call or see website. ongoing. 912-598-2300. gastateparks.org/ SkidawayIsland. gastateparks.org/info/ skidaway/. Skidaway Island State Park, 52 Diamond Cswy. INSANITY LIVE WITH SHAWN All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. KUNG FU SCHOOL: VING TSUN Ving Tsun (Wing Chun) is the world’s fastest growing martial arts style. Uses angles and leverage to turn an attacker’s strength against him. Call for info on free trial classes. Drop ins welcome. 11202 White Bluff Rd. ongoing. 912-429-5150. LINE DANCE Line dance class teaches basic instructions, coordination, and dance combinations, to the rhythm of different styles of music. Line Dancing is exercise for the body & mind, and is a fun way to dance socially without a partner. Dancing styles covered in this class include Country Western, Swing, Salsa, Tango, Cha Cha, Waltz & more. $10 Wednesdays, 6-7:45 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. LINE DANCE SPRING 2018 Line dance class is an hour and 45min class that teaches basic instructions, coordination, and dance combinations, all to the rhythm of different styles of music. Line Dancing also is exercise for the body & mind. Line Dancing is a fun way to dance socially without a partner. Dancing styles covered in this class include Country Western, Swing, Salsa, Tango, Cha Cha, Waltz & more. $65 for 10 week session Wed., March 7, 6-7:45 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/501826426870927/. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. LIVING SMART FITNESS CLUB St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center offer the Living Smart Fitness Club, which is an exercise program to encourage healthy lifestyle changes. On Mondays and Wednesdays the classes are held at the John S. Delaware Center. On Tuesdays, the classes are held at the center, at 1910 Abercorn Street. Classes include Zumba (Tuesdays) and Hip-Hop low impact aerobics with cardio and strengthening exercises (Mondays/Wednesdays). Mondays, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. 912-447-6605.

Delaware Recreation Center, 1815 Lincoln St. LUNCHTIME VINYASA YOGA In this vinyasa yoga class you will experience dynamic movements while linking breath, building heat, and endurance. This class is open to all levels. We will explore each pose with special attention to alignment. This class will be the perfect way to start your week and stay energized. $65 for 10 week session Mon., March 12, 12-1 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/685895525131229/. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. MOMMY AND BABY YOGA Mondays. Call for times and fees or see website. ongoing. 912-232-2994. savannahyoga.com. savannahyoga.com/. Savannah Yoga Center, 1321 Bull St. PILATES CLASSES Daily classes for all skill levels including beginners. Private and semi-private classes by appointment. Carol Daly-Wilder, certified instructor. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-238-0018. savannahpilates. com. pilatessavannah.com/. Momentum Pilates Studio, 8413 Rerguson Ave. POWER YOGA This is an hour of stretching your mind and body to become one, and a reset in the middle of the work week. Come experience the endless possibilities as you take yourself to the next level with Mahogany. $10 Wednesdays, 8-9 a.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. POWER YOGA WITH MAHOGANY Get ready for an hour of power each and every Saturday morning at 9am. This is an hour of stretching your mind and body to become one, and a reset at the end of the week. Come experience the endless possibilities as you take yourself to the next level with Mahogany. $65 for 10 week session Sat., March 10, 9-10 a.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/383749712064164/. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. PRANA YOGA Prana Yoga is a practice that integrates breathing techniques and chakra sounds into the yoga. Come experience a deep sense of grounding, learn to be present, and develop your center, passion, strength, compassion, creativity, intuition, and light. $10 Mondays, 6:45-8 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. RENAGADE WORKOUT Free fitness workout, every Saturday, 9:00 am at Lake Mayer Park. For women only. Offered by The Fit Lab. Information: 912376-0219 ongoing. Lake Mayer, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads. RICHMOND HILL ROADIES RUNNING CLUB A chartered running club of the Road Runners Association of America. Monthly training sessions and seminars. Weekly runs. Kathy Ackerman, 912-756-5865, or

Billy Tomlinson, 912-596-5965. ongoing. LADIES DAY AT SAVANNAH CLIMBING COOP Wednesdays, 2 til 10 p.m. Savannah Climbing Coop 302 W Victory Dr, Savannah Every Wednesday women climb for half price, $5. See website for info. ongoing. 912-495-8010. savannahclimbingcoop.com. SAVANNAH DISC GOLF Weekly events (entry $5) Friday Night Flights: Fridays, 5pm. Luck of the Draw Doubles: Saturdays, 10am. Handicapped League: Saturdays, 1pm. Singles at the Sarge: Sundays, 10am. All skill levels welcome. Instruction available. See website or email for info. ongoing. savannahdiscgolf@gmail.com. savannahdiscgolf.com. SAVANNAH STRIDERS RUNNING AND WALKING CLUB With a one-year, $35 membership,free training programs for beginners (walkers and runners) and experienced athletes. Fun runs. Advice from mentors. Monthly meetings with quality speakers. Frequent social events. Sign up online or look for the Savannah Striders Facebook page. ongoing. savystrider.com. SHIMMY CHIC Shimmy Chic Fitness is an energetic, fun dance workout based on the ancient art of belly dance- with a modern twist. The class provides calorie-burning and muscle-toning moves, along with increased flexibility, grace, and sense of self. No dance experience necessary. Shimmy Chic provides fun & repetitive routines suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and sneakers (you do not have to show your stomach). Open to all ages and fitness levels. $10 Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. SHIMMY CHIC BELLY DANCE FITNESS Shimmy Chic Fitness is an energetic and fun dance workout program based on the ancient art of belly dance- but with a modern twist! The class provides both calorie-burning and muscle-toning moves, along with increased flexibility, grace, and sense of self. No dance experience necessary. Shimmy Chic provides fun & repetitive routines suitable for all fitness levels. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and sneakers (you do not have to show your stomach). Open to all ages and fitness levels. $65 for 10 week session Thu., March 8, 6-7 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/1782280308737673/. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. SLIDERS WITH KAYLA All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. TIMED INTERVAL TRAINING WITH KAYLA All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Mondays, 12:30 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. TRX CIRCUIT TRAINING WITH SHAWN

All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. TRX FUNCTIONAL TRAINING WITH SHAWN All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. VINYASA YOGA In this vinyasa yoga class you will experience dynamic movements while linking breath, building heat, and endurance. This class is open to all levels. We will explore each pose with special attention to alignment. This class will be the perfect way to start your week and stay energized. $10 Mondays, 8-9 a.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. WBSY ZUMBA Zumba Fitness is a dance fitness class for everybody and every body! With easy to follow moves, Zumba focuses on a wide variety of Latin and International rhythms. This hour long class is guaranteed to make you sweat. $65 for 10 week session Tue., March 13, 6-7 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@ westbroadstreetymca.org. facebook. com/events/297982624055914/. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. WEIGHTED WORKOUT A 45 minute, total body workout that includes a 5 minute warm-up and a 5 minute cool-down/stretch. We will use dumbbells and steps to perform compound functional movements to maximize workout time. $10 Tuesdays, 8-9 a.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS Free for cancer patients and survivors. The classes help with flexibility and balance while also providing relaxation. Located at FitnessOne, on the third floor of the Memorial Outpatient and Wellness Center. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 12:45 p.m. 912-350-9031. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. YOGA WITH BIANCA All classes are included in membership and day passes. Please contact gym for more information. Mondays, 6 p.m. Fitness on Broughton, 1 E. Broughton St. ZUMBA Zumba Fitness is a dance fitness class for everybody and every body! With easy to follow moves, Zumba focuses on a wide variety of Latin and International rhythms. This hour long class is guaranteed to make you sweat. It’s not a workout, it’s a party. $10 Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 p.m. 912-233-1951. wbsymcagardener@westbroadstreetymca. org. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. ZUMBA FITNESS Isn’t lifting weights and running on the treadmill boring? Come join Sheena’s Zumba Fitness class and have fun while

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burning calories! The class regularly has 75+ participants that know that Sheena is the best Zumba instructor in Savannah! So show up early and see you soon! Free with YMCA membership Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. 912-354-6223. facebook. com/ZumbaFitnesswithSheena/. YMCA (Habersham Branch), 6400 Habersham St. ZUMBA FITNESS (R) WITH APRIL Mondays at 5:30pm, Thursdays at 6:30pm. Nonstop Fitness in Sandfly, 8511 Ferguson Ave. $5 for nonmenbers. call for info. ongoing. 912-349-4902.

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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 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. FARM TRUCK 912 The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. Mercy Housing: Savannah Gardens Courtyard, 515 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. Moses Jackson Advancement Center, 1410B Richards Street. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. Sheppard’s Gas and Food Mart, 1302 W. Gwinnett St. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. westbroadstreetymca.org. YMCA-West Broad St, 1110 May St. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into 54 Savannah’s neighborhoods. savannahjea.

org. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn Street. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. W.W. Law Gym, 909 E. Bolton St. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. 1 p.m. Skidaway Island, Diamond Causeway. The Farm Truck 912 is a mobile market program of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market that aims to improve healthy food access by bringing locally produced fruits and vegetables into Savannah’s neighborhoods. 3:30 p.m. Daffin Park, 1198 Washington 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) 2980071. 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 Mondays-Fridays, 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. TASTE OF LUCKY’S MARKET Sample products from all Lucky’s departments. Free luckysmarket.com/ savannah-ga/. Lucky’s Market, 5501 Abercorn St. WINE SAMPLING Sample the variety of wines Lucky’s Market has to offer. luckysmarket.com/ savannah-ga/. Lucky’s Market, 5501 Abercorn St.

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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 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. 912-355-4601. 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., March 7, 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. 912897-9544. lllusa.org/web/savannahga.html. LABOR AND DELIVERY TOUR Want to take a look around before the big day? Register for a tour of our labor and delivery areas. The tour is held once a month and fills up quickly, so please register early. Call 912-350-BORN (2676). second Sunday of every month. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. 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. MARCH OF DIMES SHAMROCK RUN The Shamrock Run is fun for all ages and includes a Kids Run prior to the start of the 5K. Costumes are encouraged and fourlegged (canine) family friends are always welcome too Fri., March 9, 5 p.m. Ellis Square, Barnard Street and St. Julian Street. NAMI EDUCATION Second Tuesday of every month NAMI Savannah presents professionals from the community sharing current topics of interest and resources. FREE second Tuesday of every month, 6-8 p.m. 912-3537143. namisavannah.org. The Reed House, 1144 Cornell Street. 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 fourweek 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.


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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., March 7, 12-1 p.m. 912-414-9186. kendall@ newyoganow.com. newyoganow.com/ signature-classes. charleshmorriscenter. com. Charles H. Morris Center, 10 East Broad St.

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.

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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 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. ELEMENTARY SCIENCE OLYMPIAD The Elementary Science Olympiad (ESO) is a regional competition for nearly 250 students in grades 3-5 in the four-county area of Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties for Science Olympiad Division. Sat., March 10, 8:30 a.m. Georgia Tech Savannah, 210 Technology Circle. 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. MOM (OR DAD) & BABY OR TODDLER YOGA Bring your baby or toddler to yoga and strengthen the bond with your little one while teaching developmental and motor skills. Yoga can help your child digest better, sleep longer, and all parties leave more relaxed. There will be singing, movement, and camaraderie between both the parents and the babies. Class is led by Ann Carroll. Bi-monhtly sessions. Questions? ann@douladeliveries.com or 912-704-7650. $25 advance; $35 day of Sun., March 11, 2-3:15 p.m. 912-2004809. info@savannahyogabarre.com. savannahyogabarre.com. Savannah Yoga Barre, 2132 E Victory Drive.

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. 912-236CITY. 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. 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. 912288-1034. 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. CONTINUES ON P. 56

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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.

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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. 912-652-3600. LIVEOAKPLGA@LIVEOAKPL.ORG. LIVEOAKPL.ORG/. LIVEOAKPL.ORG. LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARIES, 2002 BULL STREET.

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HISTORICAL WRITERS GUILD The HWG will endeavor to offer a variety of programs for both published and unpublished writers to promote historical fiction and creative non-fiction. All compatible and cross-genre works to historical writing are welcome. HWG is also open to hobbyist writers to enjoy a relaxed and fun environment. Annual dues $20 second Monday of every month, 7-9 p.m. 713-907-8627. hwg.rh@comcast.net. Richmond Hill Museum, 11460 Ford Ave. JUDITH VARNAI SHORER The Savannah Jewish Federation facilitates ways for the Savannah Community to connect positively to Israel. The latest effort brings the Southeast Consul General of Israel, Ambassador Judith Varnai Shorer for a talk at the JEA. Ambassador Shorer will discuss the current geopolitical status between Israel and the United States, the relationship between the state of Georgia and Israel and other events. Thu., March 8, 1:15 & 7 p.m. savannahjea.org. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

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COASTAL EMPIRE BEEKEEPERS ASSN. BEE YARD WORK DAY On the second Saturday of each month, CEBA members gather in our beeyard at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. We inspect hives and conduct workshops on various aspects of beekeeping. Visitors are always welcome to observe. Bee veils will be provided. Sat., March 10, 9-11:30 a.m. ceba. oiwc@gmail.com. ceba.wildapricot.org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. COFFEE WITH A RANGER Start your morning right by getting coffee and having a discussion with a park ranger. 56 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. PREPARING FOR AND HIKING THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO Marjorie Young will share her experience on preparing, packing, training and hiking the ancient 500-mile trek through northern Spain. The trail starts in the Pyrenees in France and follows the mountain range into northern Spain and ends up in the ancient city of Santiago de Compostela, the alleged burial site of the Biblical apostle St. James. Many follow its route as a form of spiritual path or retreat for their spiritual growth. Free Thu., March 8, 5:45-7 p.m. 843-6866996. olivia@outsidebrands.com. Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane. SECOND SATURDAY PRESENTATION SERIES Each second Saturday of the month, the Wildlife Refuge hosts a presentation by staff, volunteers, and local conservation partners to help the public learn more about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Free second Saturday of every month, 1-2 p.m. 843-784-2468. SavannahCoastal@fws.gov. facebook. com/SavannahCoastalRefugesComplex/. Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive off S.C. 170. SPRING CELEBRATION AND SHEEP SHEARING The Spring festival will include sheep shearing; wool carding, spinning and weaving; children’s crafts and games; and

1800’s lifestyle demonstrations. Oatland’s “Native Animal Nature Trail” will be open. Food concessions will be available. Adults $7; children $5 Sat., March 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ceba.oiwc@gmail.com. ceba. wildapricot.org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. 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, 10am4pm except Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-395-1500. 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, 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. 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. 912-2343336. caninepalacesavannah.com. Canine Palace Inc, 618 Abercorn St.

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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 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.


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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. LEARN TO PRAY AND HEAL This free one-hour presentation by Nate Frederick explains the healing effect of faith, spiritual understanding, and unselfed love. Sat., March 10, 1:30 p.m. cschurchsavannah.com. Frank G. Murray Community Center, 160 Whitemarsh Island Rd. MARITIME BETHEL “Sundays on Thursdays” worship at the Fellowship Assembly. Plenty of parking for large trucks. Free Thursdays. 912-2202976. 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. PSYCHIC MEDIUM YOUR PAL, ERIN Ready to reconnect you with your loved ones who’ve passed and your own inner knowing? I’m here to help. Let’s all work together to create the amazing new life you truly desire, releasing old situations that no longer serve you. Readings available in person and by phone. 60 minutes, $65. Group readings of 5 or more, $30 per person for 20 minutes. Get your personalized, 45 minute prerecorded “Tuesday Tune-Up” emailed to your inbox for just $45. Visit www.yourpalerin.com for more information or contact psychicyourpalerin@gmail.com today. ongoing. Online only, none. 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.

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SAVANNAH FRIENDS MEETING (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. VISIT A MOSQUE DAY Although most mosques are always open to the public, this is a chance for individuals and groups to enjoin in a casual setting with Muslims from their neighborhoods. Members of all faiths are invited. Edward Ahmed Mitchell, Executive Director of CAIR Georgia, will be our keynote speaker. Sat., March 10, 3-6 p.m. Islamic Center of Savannah, 1030 Dutchtown Road.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

FILM: SEED: THE UNTOLD STORY As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, SEED reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as the wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy. This 58 film is part of the Center for Sustainability’s

Environmental Community Cinema program. Free Wed., March 7, 7-8 p.m. 912-478-5895. cfs@GeorgiaSouthern.edu. Georgia Southern University, Statesboro. FILM: THE POST You will still want to see this thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents. The two must overcome their differences as they risk their careers - and their very freedom - to help bring long-buried truths to light. $7 Fri., March 9, 3 & 7 p.m. and Sat., March 10, 3 & 7 p.m. 912-472-4790. tybeeposttheater. org. tybeeposttheater.showare.com/. tybeeposttheater.org. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horn. MYSTERY FILM TRIBUTE TO DIVINE Famed for her leading roles in such classic John Waters cult films as “Pink Flamingos” and “Female Trouble,” Divine is one of the most famous and recognizable female impersonators of all time. To celebrate her unique life and enduring counterculture legacy, the PFS will screen one of Divine’s most underappreciated motion pictures. $9 Wed., March 7, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. PUNK ROCK MOVIE NIGHT Join the Sentient Bean for a monthly series of movies directly inspired by punk music, fashion or general attitude. The movie will start promptly at 8PM. Admission is free for customers. Attendees are invited to discuss and or promote any events or shows happening around town. second Saturday of every month, 8 p.m. sentientbean.com. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

SPORTS & GAMES

ADULT AND JUNIOR TENNIS CLINICS On Thursdays. Intended for a class size of 4-8 students. Buy four classes, get the fifth class free. $15 per class ongoing. 912-201-2000. westinsavannah.com. theclubatsavannahharbor.com/index.php. The Club at Savannah Harbor, #2 Resort Dr. ADULT COED FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE 8x8 Coed Flag League. Play adult sports, meet new people. Sponsored by Savannah Adult Recreation Club. Wed. nights/Sun. mornings, at locations around Savannah. $450. Minimum 8 games. Ages 18+. Coed teams. See website or call for info. ongoing. 912-220-3474. savadultrec.com. BEARS ELITE FOOTBALL Learn the fundamentals of football. Ages 4-12. Sign up now. Mondays-Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 912-272-6684. Daffin Park, 1198 Washington Ave. DERBY DEVILS ROLLER DERBY CLASSES Roller derby league offers 12-week courses for beginners, recreational scrimmaging for experienced players and two annual bootcamp programs. See website for info. ongoing. savannahderby.com. GRIEF 101 SUPPORT GROUP Seven-week morning or evening adult support group offers tools to learn to live with loss. Tuesdays, 10am-11am; or Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm. Free of charge.

Offered by Hospice Savannah, Inc. Call for info. ongoing. 912-303-9442. Full Circle Grief and Loss Center, 6000 Business Center Drive. SATURDAY GROUP RUN OR WALK Join us in our quest for fitness. Beginners are welcome. We can help you exceed your fitness goals. Free Saturdays, 7-8:15 a.m. 912-398-4130. runthecity@live.com. savystrider.com. Lake Mayer, 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads. SAV. STRIDER WEEKLY GROUP RUN OR WALK DOWNTOWN Join us for a run or walk downtown or over the bridge if you’re feeling froggy. The best part is afterwards when we get coffee or whatever else your heart desires from Savannah Coffee Roasters. Free Sundays, 7-8 a.m. 912-398-4130. runthecity@live. com. savystrider.com. Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 West Liberty Street. SAVANNAH BIKE POLO Like regular polo, but with bikes instead of horses. Meets weekly. See facebook for info. ongoing. facebook.com/ savannahbikepolo. ULTIMATE FRISBEE Come play Ultimate! Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30pm until dark. Sundays, 4:30pm until we get tired. The west side of Forsyth Park. Bring a smile, two shirts (one light or white, one dark), water, and cleats (highly recommended). ongoing. savannahultimateproject@gmail.com. savannahultimateproject.wordpress.com/ pick-up/. Forsyth Park, Drayton St. & East Park Ave.

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ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS Adult children of Alcoholics is a fellowship and support group for those who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. 24 Hour Club, 1501 Eisenhower Drive. AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS Are you troubled by someone else’s drinking? Please go to alanon.org for daily meeting schedule. ongoing. savannahalanon.com. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS For people who want or need to stop drinking, AA can help. Meetings daily throughout the Savannah area. Free to attend or join. Check website for meeting days/times, or call 24 hours a day. ongoing. 912-356-3688. savannahaa.com. ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER AND FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP For individuals caring for Alzheimer’s and dementia family members. Second Monday, Wilm. Isl. United Methodist Church, 195 Wilmington Island Rd. Second Thursday, Ruth Byck Adult Care Center, 64 Jasper St. Sponsored by Senior Citizens, Inc. Call for info. ongoing. 912-236-0363 x143. AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP Open to all who have had limbs amputated and their families or caregivers. Call for info. ongoing. 912-355-7778. BACK PAIN SUPPORT GROUP Second Monday of every month,7:00pm. Denny’s Restaurant at Hwy. 204. Everyone is welcome. For more info, contact Debbie at 912-727-2959 ongoing. BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP

For traumatic brain injury survivors and their caregivers. Third Thursdays, 5pm. In the gym of the Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial. ongoing. memorialhealth.com. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS GROUP Tuesdays, 5:20pm at First Presbyterian Church. For survivors and caregivers. Call for info. ongoing. 912-844-4524. fpc. presbychurch.net. First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. CANCER SUPPORT GROUP For anyone living with, through or beyond a cancer diagnosis. First Wednesdays, at Lewis Cancer Pavilion. Call for info. ongoing. 912-819-5704. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP Join other non-paid family caregivers in a welcoming and encouraging environment on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 pm. For more information, please call 912.629.1331 or visit www. EdelCaregiverInstitute.org. second Monday of every month, 6 p.m. Edel Caregiver Institute, 6000 Business Center Drive. CAREGIVER’S COFFEE Caregiver’s Coffee, an informal support group for caregivers of cancer patients, meets on the second and third Wednesday of every month in the lobby of the Nancy N. and J. C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion (LCRP), located on Reynolds Street across from Candler Hospital. For more information, call 912-819-5704. second Tuesday of every month. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. CHILDREN’S GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Seven week structured educational support group for children 6-17. Support, coping tools, utilizing play and activity to learn to live with loss. Free of charge. A service of Hospice Savannah, Inc. Call for dates. ongoing. 912-303-9442. Full Circle Grief and Loss Center, 6000 Business Center Drive. CONNECT FOR KIDS This group is for children who have a loved one with a life-limiting illness. Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m. 912-350-7845. memorialhealth. com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. DEBTORS ANONYMOUS For people with debting problems. Meets Sundays, 6:30pm at Unity of Savannah. See website or call for info. ongoing. 912-572-6108. debtorsanonymous.org. unityofsavannah.org/. Unity Church of Savannah, 2320 Sunset Blvd. EATING DISORDERS ANONYMOUS Free, volunteer-led support group for recovery from anorexia/restrictive eating and/or bulimia/binge/purging. Not a diet group, nor for those who struggle solely with overeating. Mondays, 7:30pm-8:30pm. Email for info. ongoing. edasavannah@yahoo.com. Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church, 1008 Henry St. ESSENTIAL TREMOR SUPPORT GROUP For those with the disease, care partners, family and caregivers. Managing the disease, treatments and therapies, quality


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of life. First Thursdays, 3:00pm-4:30pm. Call for info. ongoing. 912-819-2224. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. FAMILY TO FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAM NAMI Savannah offers their Family to Family Education Program to families who have a loved one diagnosed with a chronic mental illness. This free 12-week class is taught by trained NAMI family volunteers, and participation and discussion is confidential. The class includes diagnosis, crisis, relapse, medications, communication techniques, problem-solving skills, recovery, rehabilitation, and self-care. Starting date is Monday, Jan. 8 at 6pm. Reservations are necessary as space is limited. Call Lisa at 912-313-3272 or Pam at 912-4012689. ongoing. namisavannah.org. NAMISavannah, Inc., 224 Stephenson Ave., Suite B. FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP Second Thursdays, 5:30pm-6:30pm. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-8196743. sjchs.org. sjchs.org. Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5353 Reynolds Ave. GAMBLING PROBLEM 12 STEP PROGRAM Twelve step program offers freedom from gambling. Meets weekly. Leave message with contact info. ongoing. 912-748-4730. GEORGIA SCLERODERMA SUPPORT GROUP A group for people with scleroderma for the greater Savannah area and surrounding counties. Meets regularly. Call for day and time. Lovezzola’s Pizza, 320 Hwy 80 West, Pooler. Info: 912-412-6675 or 912-414-3827. ongoing. GREATER SAVANNAH BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP Breast cancer patients and their caregivers in the greater Savannah, Hilton Head, and coastal Georgia area are invited to join this group. The meetings often feature presentations from the local medical community, are informal, and are conducted in a discussion format to encourage participation. For more information, call 912897-3933. second Sunday of every month, 4-6 p.m. Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (at Memorial Health Univ. Medical Center), 4700 Waters Ave. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle offers a full

array of grief support groups and individual counseling for children, teens and adults is available at no charge. Counseling is offered at 450 Mall Blvd., Suite H in Savannah, and appointments are also available in the United Way offices in Rincon and in Richmond Hill. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-303-9442. HospiceSavannah. org/GriefSupport. HEAD AND NECK CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING This group is open to individuals with cancers of the head and neck area and their caregivers. At the meetings, we have a brief discussion from experts in the treatment of head and neck cancer and allow time for group discussion. For more information, please call Suzy Buelvas at 912-350-7845. Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. 912-350-7845. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. KLINEFELTER SYNDROME/47-XXY SUPPORT GROUP For parents of children with this diagnosis, and for men with this diagnosis. Started by the mother of a boy with 47-XXY. Email to meet for mutual support. ongoing. amkw21@gmail.com. LEGACY GROUP: FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ADVANCED AND RECURRENT CANCER. Group addresses the concerns of advanced and recurrent cancer survivors from the physical, emotional, spiritual, and social aspects of healing. To register for a specific session and to learn about the group, please call Jennifer Currin-McCulloch at 912-3507845. ongoing. 912-350-7845. Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (at Memorial Health Univ. Medical Center), 4700 Waters Ave. LEUKEMIA, LYMPHOMA AND MYELOMA SUPPORT GROUP For patients with blood-related cancers and their loved ones. Call or see website for info. Located in the Summit Cancer Care office at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute. Thursdays, 5-6:30 p.m. 912-3507845. memorialhealth.com. memorialhealth. com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Call for the Savannah Lowcountry Area NA meeting schedule. ongoing. 912-238-5925. NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL

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ILLNESS NAMI Savannah is offering their monthly Mental Health Education meetings on the second Tuesday of every month from 6-8 PM at The Reed Clubhouse on 1141 Cornell Drive, Savannah. Connections Group which is for anyone with a Mental Health diagnosis is offered weekly on Tuesday nights from 6-8 PM at The Trinity Lutheran Church at 12391 Mercy Blvd, Savannah. Family Support Group is offered on the last Monday of the month at The Reed Clubhouse on 1144 Cornell Drive, Savannah from 6-8 PM. Please call for any further information. NAMI Savannah phone number is 912-3537143 second Tuesday of every month, 6-8 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 12391 Mercy

Blvd. OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS Is food a problem for you? Overeaters Anonymous can help. Savannah meetings Mon 6:30pm, Wed 5:30pm, Fri 6:30 p.m. See website for locations and info, or call 912358-7150. ongoing. oa.org/meetings. PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH IEP’S (INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLANS) For parents of children attending ChathamSavannah Public School System who have IEP plans, to offer mutual support through the challenges of the IEP process. Email for info. ongoing. amkw210@gmail.com. PARENTS OF ILL CHILDREN Backus Children’s Hospital sponsors this group for parents with a seriously ill child

receiving inpatient or outpatient treatment. Case manager facilitates the meetings. Meets weekly. Call for info ongoing. 912350-5616. memorialhealth.com/backus. memorialhealth.com/backus. Backus Children’s Hospital, 4700 Waters Ave. PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet on the first Thursday of the month from 5:00 to 6:30 PM in the Marsh Auditorium at Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds Street. Featuring medical and therapeutic guest speakers, join us for discussion, support, and new community activities. For more information, call Fran McCarey at 912-819-2224. ongoing. 912355-6347. sjchs.org/. Candler Hospital,

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY ARIES (March 21-April 19)

The men who work on offshore oil rigs perform demanding, dangerous tasks on a regular basis. If they make mistakes, they may get injured or befoul the sea with petroleum. As you might guess, the culture on these rigs has traditionally been macho, stoic, and hard-driving. But in recent years, that has changed at one company. Shell Oil’s workers in the U.S. were trained by Holocaust survivor Claire Nuer to talk about their feelings, be willing to admit errors, and soften their attitudes. As a result, the company’s safety record has improved dramatically. If macho dudes toiling on oil rigs can become more vulnerable and open and tenderly expressive, so can you, Aries. And now would be a propitious time to do it.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

How will you celebrate your upcoming climax and culmination, Taurus? With a howl of triumph, a fist pump, and three cartwheels? With a humble speech thanking everyone who helped you along the way? With a bottle of champagne, a gourmet feast, and spectacular sex? However you choose to mark this transition from one chapter of your life story to the next chapter, I suggest that you include an action that will help the next chapter get off to a rousing start. In your ritual of completion, plant seeds for the future.

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On April 23, 1516, the Germanic duchy of Bavaria issued a decree. From that day forward, all beer produced had to use just three ingredients: water, barley, and hops. Ever since then, for the last 500+ years, this edict has had an enduring influence on how German beer is manufactured. In accordance with astrological factors, I suggest that you proclaim three equally potent and systemic directives of your own. It’s an opportune time to be clear and forceful about how you want your story to unfold in the coming years.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

What’s your most frustrating flaw? During the next seven weeks, you will have

enhanced power to diminish its grip on you. It’s even possible you will partially correct it or outgrow it. To take maximum advantage of this opportunity, rise above any covert tendency you might have to cling to your familiar pain. Rebel against the attitude described by novelist Stephen King: “It’s hard to let go. Even when what you’re holding onto is full of thorns, it’s hard to let go. Maybe especially then.”

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

In his book *Whistling in the Dark,* author Frederick Buechner writes that the ancient Druids took “a special interest in in-between things like mistletoe, which is neither quite a plant nor quite a tree, and mist, which is neither quite rain nor quite air, and dreams, which are neither quite waking nor quite sleep.” According to my reading of the astrological omens, in-between phenomena will be your specialty in the coming weeks. You will also thrive in relationship to anything that lives in two worlds or that has paradoxical qualities. I hope you’ll exult in the educational delights that come from your willingness to be teased and mystified.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

The English word “velleity” refers to an empty wish that has no power behind it. If you feel a longing to make a pilgrimage to a holy site, but can’t summon the motivation to actually do so, you are under the spell of velleity. Your fantasy of communicating with more flair and candor is a velleity if you never initiate the practical steps to accomplish that goal. Most of us suffer from this weakness at one time or another. But the good news, Virgo, is that you are primed to overcome your version of it during the next six weeks. Life will conspire to assist you if you resolve to turn your wishy-washy wishes into potent action plans -- and then actually carry out those plans.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

In the 2002 film *Spiderman,* there’s a scene where the character Mary Jane slips on a spilled drink as she carries a tray full of food through a cafeteria. Spiderman,

5353 Reynolds St. PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: MAN TO MAN This group is for prostate cancer patients and their caregivers. Meets in the Conference Room of the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute. Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. 912-897-3933. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. PRYME MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP The Pryme Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month in the Marsh Auditorium at Candler Hospital at 6 p.m. This group provides an opportunity for people with MS and their

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disguised as his alter ego Peter Parker, makes a miraculous save. He jumps up from his chair and catches Mary Jane before she falls. Meanwhile, he grabs her tray and uses it to gracefully capture her apple, sandwich, carton of milk, and bowl of jello before they hit the floor. The filmmakers say they didn’t use CGI to render this scene. The lead actor, Tobey Maguire, allegedly accomplished it in real life -- although it took 156 takes before he finally mastered it. I hope you have that level of patient determination in the coming weeks, Libra. You, too, can perform a small miracle if you do.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Scorpio mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot was a connoisseur of “the art of roughness” and “the uncontrolled element in life.” He liked to locate and study the hidden order in seemingly chaotic and messy things. “My life seemed to be a series of events and accidents,” he said. “Yet when I look back I see a pattern.” I bring his perspective to your attention, Scorpio, because you are entering a phase when the hidden order and secret meanings of your life will emerge into view. Be alert for surprising hints of coherence.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

I suspect that in July and August you will be invited to commune with rousing opportunities and exciting escapades. But right now I’m advising you to channel your intelligence into well-contained opportunities and sensible adventures. In fact, my projections suggest that your ability to capitalize fully on the future’s rousing opportunities and exciting escapades will depend on how well you master the current crop of well-contained opportunities and sensible adventures. Making the most of today’s small pleasures will qualify you to harvest bigger pleasures later.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

If you saw the animated film *The Lion King,* you may have been impressed with the authenticity of the lions’ roars and snarls. Did the producers place micro-

phones in the vicinity of actual lions? No. Voice actor Frank Welker produced the sounds by growling and yelling into a metal garbage can. I propose this as a useful metaphor for you in the coming days. First, I hope it inspires you to generate a compelling and creative illusion of your own -- an illusion that serves a good purpose. Second, I hope it alerts you to the possibility that other people will be offering you compelling and creative illusions -- illusions that you should engage with only if they serve a good purpose.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

I do a lot of self-editing before I publish what I write. My horoscopes go through at least three drafts before I unleash them on the world. While polishing the manuscript of my first novel, I threw away over a thousand pages of stuff that I had worked on very hard. In contrast to my approach, science fiction writer Harlan Ellison dashed off one of his awardwinning stories in a single night, and published it without making any changes to the first draft. As you work in your own chosen field, Aquarius, I suspect that for the next three weeks you will produce the best results by being more like me than Ellison. Beginning about three weeks from now, an Ellison-style strategy might be more warranted.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

According to my assessment of the astrological omens, you’re in a favorable phase to gain more power over your fears. You can reduce your susceptibility to chronic anxieties. You can draw on the help and insight necessary to dissipate insidious doubts that are rooted in habit but not based on objective evidence. I don’t want to sound too melodramatic, my dear Pisces, but THIS IS AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY! YOU ARE POTENTIALLY ON THE VERGE OF AN UNPRECEDENTED BREAKTHROUGH! In my opinion, nothing is more important for you to accomplish in the coming weeks than this inner conquest.


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family and friends to get together to share information, develop coping strategies, receive support and become involved in community activities. For more information, please call Fran McCarey at 819-2224. second Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. sjchs.org/. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. RAPE CRISIS CENTER Assists survivors of rape and sexual assault. Free, confidential counseling for victims and families. 24-hour Rape Crisis Line operates seven days a week. 912-233-7273. ongoing. REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY SUPPORT GROUP Second Tuesdays at 7pm in Marsh Auditorium at Candler Hospital. For anyone with this disorder, plus family members/ caregivers interested in learning more. Call for info. ongoing. 912-858-2335. sjchs.org/. Candler Hospital, 5353 Reynolds St. SBC TOASTMASTERS Toastmasters is an organization dedicated to the art of public speaking. In a friendly, supportive atmosphere, members learn to speak more precisely and confidently via prepared speeches, impromptu speaking, and constructive evaluations. It’s fun, informative, and a great way to network with area professionals. Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m. 912663-7851. St. Leo University, 7426 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite A. SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS If you believe you have a problem with sex addiction (or are wondering if you might) and you want to change your

behavior, we recommend that you attend a meeting of Sex Addicts Anonymous. The only requirement is a desire to stop your addictive sexual behavior. Meets Mondays at 7 pm. Call for venue information. ongoing. 731-412-0183. saa-recovery.org. Downtown Savannah, downtown. SPINAL INJURY SUPPORT GROUP Third Thursdays, 5:30pm, at the Rehabilitation Institute at Memorial. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-3508900. memorialhealth.com. memorialhealth. com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave. SPOUSE/LIFE PARTNER SUPPORT GROUP Open support group for adults whose spouses or life partners have died. Meets Thursday mornings from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Full Circle Grief and Loss Center, 6000 Business Center Drive. SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP Suicide often leaves survivors with guilt, anger, hurt and unanswered questions. Hospice Savannah/United Way of Coastal Empire/Coastal Suicide Prevention Alliance offer an ongoing support group. Third Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Safe and confidential. Free to attend. Barbara Moss at Full Circle of Hospice Savannah, 912-6291089. ongoing. Full Circle Grief and Loss Center, 6000 Business Center Drive. TEENS NURTURING TEENS (CANCER SUPPORT)

Support group for teens with a family member or loved one impacted by cancer. Meets at the Lewis Cancer Pavilion. Call for information. ongoing. 912-819-5704. Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, 225 Reynolds Ave. TEENS WITH NO ONE TO TURN TO Help for people ages 11-18, or concerned parents of teens. Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter. Call or see website. ongoing. 912-234-4048. parkplaceyes.org. YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION Young breast cancer patients and their caregivers in the greater Savannah, Hilton Head, and Coastal Georgia area are invited to join this group. Meetings include presentations from local medical community and discussions. Meetings conducted in the Conference Room of the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute. Saturdays, 4-6 p.m. 912-897-3933. memorialhealth.com/. Memorial Health University Medical Center, 4700 Waters Ave.

org. Bethesda Academy, 9250 Ferguson Ave. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR BONAVENTURE Bonaventure Historical Society is looking for about a dozen people, each with three hours a month to spare and a willingness to meet, greet and assist visitors to Bonaventure Cemetery. Volunteer hours are 10 am to 1 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Training for the visitors center and to become a BHS tour guide provided. For more information, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at ewoalo@hotmail.com or go to our website, www.bonaventurehistorical. org. ongoing. savannahga.gov/cityweb/ CONTINUES ON P. 62

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is needed - just a loving heart. Volunteer training will be offered Monday, May 10 in the community education room at the rear of Hospice House from 8:30 am to 5 pm. Pre-registration is required. ongoing. hospicesavannah.org/. Hospice Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR INAUGURAL READ-IN Several Rotary clubs and community volunteers in the greater Savannah area will host the inaugural Rotary Read-In on Thursday, March 22, from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Rotarians and community volunteers will participate with students from kindergarten to third grade in 31 schools and almost 600 classrooms in the Savannah-Chatham County area. The club is also seeking 32 volunteers to serve as school liaisons to handle all communication with the schools’ personnel, confirm classrooms and solidify books for the read-in. E Shavers Booksellers is offering a 25 percent discount for those purchasing a children’s book to read for the Savannah Rotary Read-In with the intention of leaving that book in the classroom for the students. Through March 22. Downtown Savannah, downtown. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR ONE LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE One Love Animal Rescue is seeking members for its Board of Directors. Candidates must have a passion for the mission and be able to commit at least 5-8 hours per month. Current needs include accountant, attorney, veterinarian, social media expertise, fundraising experience and contacts, and public relations experience. One Love is also seeking various volunteer positions. Email karrie@ oneloveanimalrescue.com for more information or if you are interested in any of the positions. ongoing. Downtown Savannah, downtown. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR SAVANNAH STOPOVER Savannah Stopover is a three-day music festival across the downtown area. Over 80 bands are part of the festival this year. Volunteers receive free admission to all concerts when not working, a crew/ volunteer T-shirt, a promo CD, access to the exclusive Artist Lounge, and an invite to the wrap party on Sunday. To learn more, visit savannahstopover.com/volunteer. Through

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March 11. Downtown Savannah, downtown. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR SUSAN G. KOMEN COASTAL GEORGIA Volunteers are needed for a variety of opportunities including administrative tasks, fundraising, education, outreach, and Race for the Cure. Please RSVP to Julie Schwartz at 912-232-2535 or julie@ komencoastalgeorgia.org. Sat., March 10, 10 a.m. Susan G. Komen Coastal Georgia, 2250 East Victory. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE TYBEE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND LIGHTHOUSE Volunteers are the backbone to the Tybee Island Historical Society and Lighthouse. Because we are a non-profit we rely on volunteers to help us succeed everyday. If you’re interested in volunteering at the lighthouse please call Gus Rehnstrom at 912-785-5801 or email lhvolunteers@ yahoo.com. For more information visit: www.tybeelighthouse.org. ongoing. tybeelighthouse.org/. Tybee Island Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Ave. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR WILMINGTON ISLAND FARMERS MARKET The Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market (WIFM) is looking for teen and adult volunteers to assist with their popular spring session. Every Saturday from now until the end of June, the WIFM will be open for local families to enjoy and the community to gather. Volunteers are needed most for Kids Club, where children color, create and play fun games. Other volunteer opportunities include preparing the market for the arrival of special guests, assisting with exciting events and closing the market after a successful day. To sign up for one of the three available time slots, please visit Sign Up Genius: WIFM Spring 2018. Through June 30. Wilmington Island Farmers’ Market, 111 Walthour Rd @ Islands Community Church. DOCENTS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT FLANNERY O’CONNOR HOUSE Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home seeks additional volunteers and volunteer docents to help on Fridays and Saturdays, 1p-4pm, and for possible extended hours. Duties: greet visitors, handle admissions, conduct merchandise sales and help with tours. Docent training and written narratives for reference during tours are provided. ongoing. 912-233-6014. haborrello@aol. com. flanneryoconnorhome.org. Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton Street. DOLPHIN PROJECT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS Dolphin Project needs boat owners, photographers, and other volunteers to help with scientific research on the Atlantic Bottlenose dolphin along coastal Georgia. Must be age 18 or older. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-232-6572. thedolphinproject.org. GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CLINIC St. Joseph’s/Candler’s Good Samaritan Clinic in Garden City needs volunteer nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, Spanish interpreters and clerical staff. The clinic serves people without insurance and those whose income is less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Call to volunteer. ongoing. 912-964-4326.

HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN CHATHAM AND OTHER COASTAL COUNTIES Island Hospice, THA Group’s nonprofit hospice service, seeks volunteers for patient socialization and caregiver respite. Also seeking nonpatient contact volunteers who can contribute by providing services including, but not limited to, office work, crafting, sewing, light yard work, housekeeping, playing guitar for patients, and licensed hairdressers. Serving patients in Chatham, Bryan, Bulloch, Effingham, Liberty, Camden, Glynn, McIntosh, and Screven Counties in Georgia, and Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, Charleston, Colleton Counties in South Carolina. See website or email or call for info. ongoing. 888-8424463. kbuttimer@thagroup.org. thagroup. org. LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARIES Volunteers needed to assist in a variety of ways at its branches in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-652-3661. liveoakpl.org. MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED St. Joseph’s/Candler’s St. Mary’s Health Center, a free clinic serving the uninsured, seeks physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, lab techs, and patient care techs. Non-clinical volunteers needed to to schedule appointments. Contact Stephanie Alston. ongoing. 912-443-9409. St. Joseph’s/Candler--St. Mary’s Health Center, 1302 Drayton St. OATLAND ISLAND WILDLIFE CENTER Oatland Island Wildlife Center often needs volunteers. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-395-1500. oatlandisland.org. oatlandisland.org/. Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Rd. PRE-SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Seeking early childhood education majors, retired elementary teachers and/or community residents to help 3 & 4 year olds with language development skills. Mon.-Fri., 9am-12noon. Call for info. ongoing. 912447-0578. sjchs.org/1969.cfm. St. Mary’s Community Center and Health Center, 812 W 36th St. RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM Share time and talents through the RSVP program of the Equal Opportunity Authority. Seniors 55 and older serve in various community organizations. Call for information. ongoing. 912-238-2960 x123. RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE Help in the “home away from home” for families of hospitalized children. Volunteers needed to provide home-cooked meals for families at the house. Volunteer internships available for college students. Call or see website for info. ongoing. 912-356-5520. rmhccoastalempire.org. rmhccoastalempire. org/. Ronald McDonald House, 4710 Waters Avenue. STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING Lessons and tours. East Coast Paddleboarding, Savannah/Tybee Island. email or call for info. ongoing. 912-4843200. eastcoastpaddleboarding.com.


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DETAILED INFO on every local business by name and category, including what’s on Google, and a lot more. Quick and easy super source. SavannahDirectory.com

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From March 3 - March 24, Victory Gardens is having plant sales at 2500 Tennessee Ave. Saturdays from 9-1 (except St. Patrick’s Day). We’ll have organically grown veggie seedlings, organic potato seeds, non-GMO and heirloom veggie and flower seeds from Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, native pollinator plants grown without the use of pesticides, organically grown fruit trees and bushes, bulk organic raised bed soil mix, and custom crafted raised garden beds.

Items for Sale Auctions

OLD SAVANNAH FAMILY ESTATE AUCTION! 11 E. 73rd St. (temporary sale location) Savannah, GA Saturday, 3/10/18 @ 10AM and Sunday afternoon, 3/11/18 @ 1PM Large Two Day AuctionWonderful antiques, unique fine furniture and furnishings, collectibles, interesting old jewelry including vintage Rolex, and more, more, more! Details, Photos, Directions @ www.estatesale.com (#1821), www.auctionzip.com (#6282) and like us on Facebook for updates! AS IS - WHERE IS 15% BUYERS PREMIUM. A “Savannah-Style-Auction” Door Prizes and Surprises! Ann Lemley, AU002981 for Old Savannah Estates, Antiques & Auction Co., and guest auctioneer, Jason Thomas, AU003148 - We hope to see you there!

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BOAR’S HEAD Distributor Accepting resumes for Sales. Call 912-201-3370 and ask for Kenia. Fax Resume to 912-349-1777,Email: office@ ctwprovisions.com or come fill out an application in person at: 4912 Old Louisville Road, Suite #402, Savannah, GA (Monday thru Friday, 8:30 to 5:00)

CHURCH SEEKING DRUMMER for its 10 am Sunday Service. Call 912-232-6223. Ask for Pastor Lanfair

*Application fee $25* *$200 Off 1st Full month’s rent for well qualified applicants* OWN 21 Acre “Sunshine Lake” and RV Park and Campground With Approx. 27 Acres high sandy ground. Just off I-95, 20 minutes South of Savannah. Beautiful and picturesque (Request more photos >> Lew1801@yahoo.com. http://americanhightech. vistaprintdigital.com/

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CLIFTON’S DRY CLEANERS Has Immediate Opening for Experienced Shirt Presser. Apply within: 8401 Ferguson Avenue. No phone calls.

1527 Chester Street: 3BR/1BA. Single family home. LR, DR, Laundry room, Kitchen with appliances. $695/mo. 1527-1/2 Chester Street, Upstairs apt: 3BR/1BA. Kitchen with appliances. $675/mo.

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Home for Sale in Pooler’s desirable Godley Station. 2-5 minutes away from everything! 3/2 split, open floor plan with eat-in kitchen, dining room and bar. Large family room. Master bedroom has walk-in closet and full bathroom. Updated stainless steel appliances, hot water heater, garage door opener and kitchen/bathroom fixtures. Great neighborhood offers: large community pool, kiddie pool, playground, tennis court, basketball court, and year round activities for kids and adults. $182,900. Contact Mary Ann at 912-341-9429 for an appointment. 118 Chinese Fir Court, Pooler, GA 31322. I am at the property.

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4 Peachtree Place, Apt 64 3BR/1BA, LR, appliances, double door refrigerator, central heat/air, carpet throughout, washer/dryer hookup $765/month.

426 E. 38th St. Apt. B. (Habersham & Price) 2BR/1BA Apt. Appliances, central heat/ air, carpet $695/month.

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718 West 38th Street: 3BR/2BA house, LR, DR, kitchen w/appliances, fenced yard, CH&A, hardwood floors & carpet. $825/month.

807 Paulsen Street. 2BR/1BA, central heat/air, appliances, newly remodeled $695/per month.

WOLF TREE is Now Hiring Experienced Tree Climbers and Tree Workers for local utility line clearance work. Experience is a plus. CDL helpful. Call Oscar @ 912-313-6537 or Angel @ 912-259-0755 for more info

WANTED! Lot or Land to build on for Sale. Shopping plaza/Strip mall. Call 912-856-4446 or Email: chenjackie16@yahoo.com.

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ROOM RENTALS $219

DAILY SPECIALS $34.99 Offering spacious, fully equipped rooms w/breakfast included. Cable, internet, refrigerator, microwave, all utilities, On-site laundry, housekeeping service. Econo Lodge, 3 Gateway Blvd. South. Savannah, GA 31419 Contact D.J. (407) 408-4500 or (912) 925-2770. (All Rates + Tax) *Must mention Pennysaver*

1 & 2 BEDROOM APTS. & ROOMS FOR RENT

Westside / Eastside Savannah. Adult Living. Furnished, all utilities incl. Washer/Dryer on premises, cable TV, WiFi/ Internet. $130-$200/weekly. Requirements: Pay stubs/ID. Call 912-677-0271

APTS. & ROOMS FOR RENT Clean and safe. Call Gail, 912-650-9358 or Linda, 912-690-9097

1527-1/2 Chester Street, Downstairs apt: 1BR/1BA. Kitchen with appliances, utilities included. $695/ mo. OR $180/wk with 2wk. deposit.

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Mon-Sat 10am-5pm 1 Green Gate Ct. Apt. 56 Savannah, GA 31405 www.bnetmanagement.com WE ACCEPT SECTION 8

NICE HOUSE FOR RENT • 10 Hibiscus Avenue: 3BR/2BA. Wall-to-wall carpet, central heat/air, W/D connection, detachable garage. $985/ month. $985/sec. dep. • 15 Gerald Drive: 3BR/1BA, central heat/air, large yard, laundry room $850/month, $850/sec. dep. No Section 8. Call 9am-6pm. 912-631-7644, 912-507-7934 or 912-927-2853

Off ACL Blvd. & Westlake Ave.

2 & 3BR, 1 Bath Apts. Newly Renovated, hardwood floors, carpet, ceiling fans, appliances, central heat/air, washer/dryer hookups. $645-$815/month for 2bdrs and $735-$895/month for 3bdrs.

912-228-4630 Mon-Sat 10am-5pm www. bnetmanagement.com WE ACCEPT SECTION 8 *For Qualified Applicants with 1+ years on Job.*

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11515 White Bluff Rd. 1BR/1BA, all electric, equipped kitchen, W/D connection. Convenient to Armstrong College. $695 month, $300/deposit.

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310 E. MONTGOMERY X-ROADS, 912-354-4011 OR 656-5372

Room for Rent ROOMS FOR RENT Nice, Clean, large, furnished. Busline, utilities, central heat/air. $100-$130/weekly. Rooms with bath $145. Call 912-289-0410. • Paycheck stub or Proof of income and ID required. 2nd person/child add $100 per week

624 MONTGOMERY STREET. Downtown. Furnished, all utilities. Clean, quiet, nice GREAT RENTAL on Caroline room on bus line. $140 & Up Drive. 2 Bedroom/1 Bath, new per week. 912-247-5404 paint and flooring. Nice 2nd floor apartment. Separate dining room, galley kitchen. All electric. FURNISHED ROOMS For Rent $725/month, $725/deposit. Call West Side. $150 weekly, $25 key 912-655-4303 deposit. No drugs, mature renter, male preferred. On bus line. COASTAL PLACE @ TIBET Proof of income, no exceptions. 2BD/2BA Apartment. Eat-in Call James 912-323-8996 kitchen, large LR, washer/dryer connections, new paint/ flooring. All electric. Quiet area. $825/ ROOMS FOR RENT - Ages 40 & better. $150 weekly. No month. 912-655-4303.

deposit. Furnished rooms. All utilities included. On Busline. Renovated Call 912-844-5995

IN SPRINGFIELD: 2BR/1BA Apartment includes: Refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer/dryer hookup, central SHARED LIVING: Fully heat/air. No pets. $725/month Furnished Apts. Ages 40 plus $725/deposit. 912-657-4583 & better. $170 weekly. No

deposit. All utilities included. Call 912-844-5995

SAVANNAH’S HOUSE OF GRACE

SENIOR LIVING AT IT’S BEST FOR AGES 50 & BETTER Shared community living for full functioning seniors ages 50 & above. Nice comfortable living at affordable rates. Shared kitchen & bathroom. All bedrooms have central heating/air and cable. Bedrooms are fully furnished and private. Make this community one you will want to call home. SAVANNAH’S HOUSE OF GRACE also has community housing with its own private bath. Different rates apply. Income must be verifiable. We accept gov. vouchers. Prices starting at $550.

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SHARED LIVING for Senior citizen/ Retired, Age 40 & older. Furnished room, CH/A, cable. Shared bath, kitchen and common area. $170 & Up (utilities included)/$640 monthly. Safe environment. ID/ Proof of income required. 912308-5455

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Paint & Body Repairs. Insurance Claims. We Buy Wrecks. 49 years Exp. Call 912-355-5932.

Service Directory Business Services FOR ALL TYPES OF MASONRY REPAIR

Brick, Block, Concrete, Stucco, Brick Paving, Grading, Clearing, etc., New & Repair Work. Call Michael Mobley, 912-631-0306

Home Repairs & Improvement Coastal Craftsmen LLC Quality Home Improvements Handyman Services Gladly Supply References Fully Insured Call Charlie to request a quote.

908-347-1350 Plumbing

PLUMBERS NEEDED!! Top pay with benefits, $27/hour. Immediate positions available. Journeymen and Apprentices needed. If interested, please call

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