11th Annual Musical Salute To MLK: January 13

By | December 31, 2008

The Jewish Educational Alliance will be host to the 11th Annual, A Musical Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday, January 13th at 7:00 P.M. at the Jewish Educational Alliance (5111 Abercorn St). This year’s event is being co-presented by the Jewish Educational Alliance, the Savannah Jewish Federation Community Relations Council, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day … Continue reading “11th Annual Musical Salute To MLK: January 13”

W.W. Law Foundation Sponsors Essay Contest in Law’s Honor

By | December 31, 2008

The W. W. Law Foundation is sponsoring an essay contest to recognize Westley Wallace Law’s eighty-six birthday [born January 1, 1923] and kick-off of Black History month. Essay must pay tribute to W. W. Law, Savannah’s own civil rights leader, crusader for justice and equality and historic preservationist. The contest is open to all fourth graders of Savannah/Chatham County schools–public, … Continue reading “W.W. Law Foundation Sponsors Essay Contest in Law’s Honor”

Trumpet Awards Foundation Announces 2009 Awards

By | December 31, 2008

Ceremony Takes Place in Atlanta, Sunday, January 25 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Atlanta, GA – The 2009 Trumpet Awards promises to be among the best of the best in the exceptional Trumpet Awards tradition. The 17th Annual Trumpet Awards black-tie ceremony, sponsored by the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc. with hosts Sherri Shepherd, co-host of “The View” and … Continue reading “Trumpet Awards Foundation Announces 2009 Awards”

Savannah 09′ Inaugural Ball

By | December 31, 2008

Black Women of Influence is sponsoring The Audacity of Hope Ball in honor of the 44th President of the United States. Brunette Mitchell-Dixon is the editor of the Savannah African American Business Magazine and founder of 100/Plus Black Women of Influence (B.W.O.I.). In January 2009, B.W.O.I., will mark its 6th anniversary with an Inaugural Ball at the Beautiful new Ralph … Continue reading “Savannah 09′ Inaugural Ball”

“First Friday” Start the Fireworks with David Leinweber & Johnny Roquemore

By | December 31, 2008

The 151st “First Friday for Folk Music,” Savannah’s monthly showcase of local and touring folk musicians, will feature two great flatpicking out-of-towners a local Savannah favorite who finger picks the blues as well as anyone. David Leinweber and Johnny Roquemore make an encore visit to Savannah and Michael Maddox returns the FFFFM stage. The show begins at 7:30 PM at … Continue reading ““First Friday” Start the Fireworks with David Leinweber & Johnny Roquemore”

Special Screening of Darius Goes West

By | December 31, 2008

You’re invited to a special screening of Darius Goes West: The Roll of His Life, on Friday, January 9th at 7:30pm in the ballroom at The Civic Center. Proclaimed “A Classic” by The Los Angeles Times, and the most decorated film of 2007, this movie tells the story of 15-year-old Darius Weems from Athens, GA leaving home for the first … Continue reading “Special Screening of Darius Goes West”

Savannahians Celebrate Obama Inauguration with Black & White Gala

By | December 31, 2008

If you want to commemorate the historic inauguration of Barack Obama and are not going to Washington, D.C, the Savannah Business League (SBL) and Chatham County Democratic Committee (CCDC) have an exciting option. Pat Mathis and Janice Shay, co-chairs of the Inaugural Gala Steering Committee that is planning the gala, say SBL and CCDC will host Savannah’s firstever “Black & … Continue reading “Savannahians Celebrate Obama Inauguration with Black & White Gala”

AASU Student Selected for Post- Graduate Administrative Residency

By | December 31, 2008

Kosha Joshi, a December 2008 graduate of the Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) program at Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU), has been selected for a postgraduate administrative residency with Columbus Regional Healthcare System (CRHS) in Columbus, GA beginning January 5, 2009. The 12-month residency will offer Joshi the opportunity to experience all aspects of the Columbus Regional Healthcare System, … Continue reading “AASU Student Selected for Post- Graduate Administrative Residency”

AASU Economic Monitor: Regional Economy in Recession

By | December 31, 2008

The Coastal Empire Economic Monitor for the third quarter of 2008 shows that the regional economy continued to lose ground as the rate of decline accelerated due in part to worsening conditions in the regional housing and labor markets. The Economic Monitor, published by Armstrong Atlantic State University’s Center for Regional Analysis, is available at www.econ.armstrong. edu/cra/monitor.htm. The Coastal Empire … Continue reading “AASU Economic Monitor: Regional Economy in Recession”

Cultural Arts Theatre’s abridged ‘Shakespeare’ not short on laughs

By | December 31, 2008

The City of Savannah’s Cultural Arts Theatre will stage its winter production, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, (Abridged), Jan. 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 in the Black Box at S.P.A.C.E., located at 9 W. Henry St. Originally written by William Shakespeare and adapted by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Borgeson of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, this … Continue reading “Cultural Arts Theatre’s abridged ‘Shakespeare’ not short on laughs”