Art Bash Studios uses art as activism, will host painting fundraiser for Rape Crisis Center

  Typical fundraising events offer wine, snacks and small talk among folks wearing gowns and tuxedos. Wednesday night’s fundraiser at The Art Bash Studio—an event benefiting the Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire—has the food, drink and socializing covered, but leave the fancy evening wear at home; acrylic paint doesn’t wash off. Participants in this fundraiser will be making their own paintings, using as their...

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Deep Speaks spotlights young writers, fresh perspectives

Twice a year, middle school kids around Savannah accomplish what many of us adult writers yearn for: becoming a published author in just three months and reading their work onstage to their adoring fans. It’s all part of the plan for Deep, the local nonprofit dedicated to bringing literacy to Savannah’s middle school kids. Deep Speaks, its biannual literary reading,  is always one of a kind. “This event is one of the most diverse...

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Savannah GIF Festival to premiere at PULSE on January 24

Among the headlining events for this year’s PULSE Art + Technology Festival (presented by Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts), is the Savannah GIF Festival — an art experience completely dedicated to the internet’s favorite animated bitmap: the GIF. Opening on Saturday, January 24 at 6pm, the Festival will showcase GIFs made and submitted by artists around the world. The infinitely-looping animations on display will run the...

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F/5 Visual Impact show lives up to its name

On Friday, March 7, dozens of people elbowed their way into Ashmore Gallery for the F/5 Visual Impact opening reception. The exhibit featured the capstone work of five Armstrong seniors: Margie “M.A.” Bach, Jenny Fitch, Rachel Greneker, Jennifer Hardee and Rachel Sawyer. Each of the artists wore black dresses and red heels to show solidarity and support for each other. The girls, all seniors graduating in the spring, brought a variety...

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Good Times and Good Friends at the Savannah Bazaar

From the Book Festival, a Marathon, to the Savannah Bazaar, Savannah awoke this Saturday with an extra shot of awesome events in its veins. Local photographer, performer, and artist Jon Taylor sent us some photos he took at the Savannah Bazaar held every month at the Southern Pine Company on 35th and Broad. Visit their facebook page to learn more about upcoming...

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Still Uncomfortable: Group Show Honors Flannery O’Connor

Flannery O’Connor was warmly remembered on Jan. 31 at Southern Discomfort, a group art show and silent auction put on by the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home. The show took place in the gallery space at ThincSavannah. 39 pieces by 27 artists were available for purchase at the silent auction, with all proceeds benefitting the foundation. The art at Southern Discomfort represented a wide variety of mediums and interpretations of...

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