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Mon., Feb. 27 AASU Presents Question of Color What: Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Office of Minority Affairs will present this film, a documentary that confronts the disturbing feeling many African Americans harbor about themselves and their appearance. Filmmaker Kathe Sandler digs into the world of “color conscious,” a case system of how closely skin color, hair texture and facial features conform to a European ideal. When: Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Where: Room 156, AASU University Hall. Cost: Free and open to the public.

Tennessee Williams Fest continues What: Tybee Theater Cafe presents the plays of Tennessee Williams during February and March. Up first is The Gnadiges Fraulein (The Gracious Young Lady) a1966 parable of the suffering artist fighting to survive and thrive while under constant attack by parasites, vultures and phonies. Preceded by Blue Heaven, a play by Fritz Rumpel. When: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. Doors open for food and drink at 7 p.m., except for Sundays, when they open at 4:30 p.m. Where: Tybee Theater Cafe, at U.S. 80 and Jones Avenue above Las Palmas restaurant. Cost: $20. Call: 786-6384 for reservations. Visit for information.

2006 Jewish Film Festival Presents To Be or Not To Be What: The third annual festival continues with the Senior’s Matinee production of To Be or Not To Be, a comedy directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Jack Benny. When: Feb. 23 at 1:30 p.m. Where: Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Cost: $5 general public and free for seniors and JEA members.

‘Recombinator:’ Broadcast Design Showcase

Art History Lecture Series What: Lucy Worsley, Ph.D., will present Kew Palace and the Madness of George III. Britain’s smallest royal palace is hidden away in Kew Gardens in West London. Built in 1631, the tiny building is the place where King George III was confined during bouts of the illness porphyria, thought by his 18th century contemporaries to be madness. When: Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Oglethorpe House ballroom, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Call: 525-6079.

Friday, Feb. 24 Savannah International Boat Show

Children’s Winter Video Series

What: The largest in-water and indoor boat show from North Carolina to North Florida. When: Feb. 24-26. Friday, noon-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Trade & Convention Center. Cost: $7 adults, children 12 and under $2.

What: Learn how anemones, jellyfish and nudibranchs survive in the sea. There will be a touch-tank presentation with live marine animals after the movie. Popcorn will be served. When: Feb. 25 from 3-4 p.m. Where: Tybee Island Marine Science Center. Cost: Popcorn and movie free with paid admission to center, which is $4 for adults and $3 for ages 3-16. Call: 7865917, e-mail or visit

Hip-Hop History Play (all weekend) What: The story of the Hip-Hop movement will presented by AWOL, Inc. When: Feb. 24 and 25 Where: The at 7 p.m. and Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.W Black Box@SPACE, 9 W. Henry St. between Bull and Whitaker streets.

Sat., Feb. 25 Bacon Park Forest Workday What: Remove English ivy and other non-native invasives from Bacon Park Forest. Bring pruners, toppers and pruning saws. Dress in long sleeves and long pants. Work gloves, snacks, water and a T-shirt provided. When: Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Where: Bacon Park Forest. Cost: Free. Call: 233-8733 to register.

What: This documentary tells the story of the champion women swimmers of the legendary Jewish sports club, Hakoah. When: Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. Where: Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Cost: $6 adults, $5 students.

2006 Jewish Film Festival Presents King of the Corner What: The third annual festival continues with an independent film from actor Peter Riegert, who co-wrote, directed and starred in this mid-life crisis comedy. When: Feb. 25 at 8:30 p.m. Where: Trustees Theater. Cost: $8 adults, $5 students.

What: This event is presented by the Broadcast Design and Motion Graphics Department at Savannah College of Art and Design. It will feature a VJ event called Vic, Viva, Voce by VJ The Spin Doctor and VJ Industrial Average. Also, music will be provided by DJ Carmine. When: Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Where: StarCA Gallery, 2428 Bull St.

Tues., Feb. 28 Commander of Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy to speak What: The Navy League of Savannah sponsors this rare opportunity to meet the commander of the USS John F. Kennedy, Capt. Dennis Fitzpatrick. Public invited. When: Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. Where: Hunter Club, Hunter Army Airfield. Call: 644-7220 or no later than Feb. 27 to RSVP. If you name is not on the guest list by Monday, you will not be able to enter Hunter Army Airfield.

Creative Minds Speaker Series What: Dr. Carole Baldwin, Smithsonian researcher and star of the IMAX film Galapagos, speaks about ocean life. When: Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Jelks Auditorium at Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Dr. Cost: $5. Call: 961-8828 or visit and click on “Creative Minds.”

Wed., March 1 Letters From New Orleans What: Columnist Rob Walker lectures about his time spent in pre-Katrina New Orleans. When: March 1 at 7 p.m. Where: Orleans Hall, 201 Barnard St. Cost: Free. ◗

What: Lanford Wilson’s romantic story is about the wartime reunion of two kindred spirits whose destiny together is inevitable. When: 23, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. Where: AASU Jenkins Theater. Cost: $8. Call: 927-5381 weekdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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