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Telfair Museum Presents Exhibitions by Two Contemporary Artists Who Explore African American Identity

By Savannah Tribune | January 17, 2018

Two exhibitions opening at Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center on January 26 will explore different aspects and narratives of the African American experience. Carrie Mae Weems: Sea Islands Series, 1991-1992 address Gullah-Geechee culture in the South while Paul Stephen Benjamin: Reinterpreting the Sound of Blackness examines blackness through sound and color. “Both of these exhibitions invite questions about the impact of … Continue reading “Telfair Museum Presents Exhibitions by Two Contemporary Artists Who Explore African American Identity”

Pin Point Heritage Museum’s 2018 ‘Art & Oysters’

By Savannah Tribune | January 17, 2018

On Saturday, February 3 from 6 to 9 pm, Pin Point Heritage Museum, 9924 Pin Point Ave, Savannah, GA 31406, will host “Art & Oysters,” an exclusive meet and greet with world- renowned artist Jerome Meadows. The event will include savory soul food provided by Creative Catering, oysters and premium bar selections for each guest. Meadows’ artwork will also be … Continue reading “Pin Point Heritage Museum’s 2018 ‘Art & Oysters’”

Scenes from The 2018 MLKing, Jr. Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | January 17, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Savannah Tribune | January 10, 2018

The Tybee MLK Parade & Human Rights Celebration

By Savannah Tribune | January 10, 2018

The Tybee MLK Parade and Human Rights Celebration was held last Saturday, January 6, 2018. The 2018 Theme was TybeeMLK 5/50 Forward. The celebration began with the parade down Butler Ave. to the Old School Cafeteria . Rev. Jume Johnson Vicar All Saints Episcopal Church served as Mistress of Ceremonies. Fr. Jerry Ragan of St. Michaels Catholic Church gave the … Continue reading “The Tybee MLK Parade & Human Rights Celebration”

The 2018 MLK Business Community and Unity Brunch To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 10, 2018

The 2018 MLK Business and Community Unity Brunch will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:00 AM at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. The speaker for the brunch will be Mr. George E. Shinhoster, National Civil Rights Activist and the Dream Keeper. George E. Shinhoster came of age in the civil turbulence of the 1960s. A native … Continue reading “The 2018 MLK Business Community and Unity Brunch To Be Held”

MLKing, Jr. Citywide Memorial Worship Service Announced

By Savannah Tribune | January 10, 2018

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc., announced plans for the 39th annual King Citywide Memorial Worship Service. The speaker will be the Reverend Dr. Gerald L. Durley., Pastor Emeritus of the Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia. This service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the historic Second African Baptist … Continue reading “MLKing, Jr. Citywide Memorial Worship Service Announced”

9th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival To Be Held

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

**Due to ongoing frigid temperatures forecast, the annual Student Success Expo, scheduled to be held this Saturday, January 6th at the Savannah Mall, is being postponed.  The rescheduled date will be Saturday, January 20, 2018 in the same location.** Join us for the 9th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Savannah Mall from 10:00 … Continue reading “9th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival To Be Held”

Inaugural Celebration Held For Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

Johnathan McCollar made history becoming Statesboro’s first African American Mayor. Surrounding by family and friends, an inauguration ceremony was held last Saturday in Statesboro. McCollar defeated the incumbent mayor, Jan Moore, by more than 200 votes last November. Born and raised in Statesboro and a Graduate of Georgia Southern University, McCollar received his Master’s in Public Administration as well as … Continue reading “Inaugural Celebration Held For Statesboro Mayor Jonathan McCollar”

Good Times Jazz Bar Hosts Fat Tuesday Celebrations Throughout Month of January

By Savannah Tribune | January 03, 2018

Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant located at 107 W. Broughton St. will bring a celebration of Louisiana’s unique contribution to the world, JAZZ! Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Good Times Jazz Bar and Restaurant every Tuesday in January. Join Jeremy Davis, Kirk Lee and the Equinox Quintet for a musical gumbo ranging from New Orleans flavored standards, Bossa Novas, Swinging … Continue reading “Good Times Jazz Bar Hosts Fat Tuesday Celebrations Throughout Month of January”