Art Roundup: Week of Dec. 11 – 17

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Come out to Gallery Espresso tonight (Friday, December 11) from 6 – 8pm for the opening reception of House Blend, an exhibition of artwork created by the Gallery Espresso staff. Artists include Aaron Unser, Natalie Yoder, Shea Caruso, and Aoife Estes. Click here for more information.

 

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Tickets are available now for The Shoestring Theatre Co.’s live reading of Christopher Moore’s The Stupidest Angel. Readings of the humorous Christmas novel will take place at 611 W. Jones St. on Friday, December 11 and Saturday, December 12 at 7pm, as well as on Sunday, December 13 at 3pm. The cost of attendance is $15 per person. Click here for more information, including a link to purchase tickets.

 

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Sulfur Studios will host an evening of music and live painting on Friday, December 11 from 7:30 – midnight called Inner & Outer Space in the Studio, Exploring Consciousness Through Sound and Art. The event features performances from Oh Ma and Ah YI, and live painting by Alfredo Martinez. Click here for more information.

 

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Looking for holiday gifts but still want to support local artists? Visit the Craft Scout Savannah Holiday Market in the American Legion Ballroom (1108 Bull St.) on Saturday, December 12 from 10am – 6pm. There will also be live music, holiday beverages, and children’s activities. Click here for more information. 

 

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Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center for the Arts has a free family day going on this Saturday, December 12 from 1 – 4pm. They’ll be celebrating the “creative spirit and accomplishments of Savannah artists, young and old, at Telfair’s annual I Have Marks to Make exhibition.” The exhibition features works by people with disabilities and work by others making art in rehabilitation from injury or illness. There will also be poetry readings and performances at 2pm. Click here for more information.

 

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The Second Saturday Savannah Art Walk is on Saturday, December 12 starting at 4pm at the Bohemian Hotel (102 W Bay St.). Start the night with a glass of wine at the Bohemian, visit some local artists in their galleries and studios, and end the night with an after party at the Andaz Hotel. Click here for more information.

 

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Roots Up Gallery will host a release party for the latest issue of Paprika Southern during the Second Saturday Art Walk on Saturday, December 12 from 5:30 – 8pm. The gallery’s featured artists this month are Lisa Ocampo and Blue Joshua. Click here for more information.

 

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Come out to Starlandia Supply on Saturday, December 12 from 7:30 – 10pm for GOODLUCK #1, a Potluck and “Artluck”. There will be two sets of open mic poetry (8 – 8:30pm and 9 – 9:30pm), music from Vinay Arora, and a zine craft station. Bring a covered dish to share! Click here for more information.

 

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The final Little Free Library installation on the Flannery O’Connor Book Trail takes place on Sunday, December 13 at 4:30pm at Chad Farie’s Bed & Breakfast at 10 Bonaventure Road, Thunderbolt, GA. The ceremony will begin with live music and will include a potluck art party. Click here for more information.

 

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Emergent Savannah continues their “Monday Means Community” series with “Speaking of Savannah: Savannah’s Finest Storytellers and Provocateurs Celebrate the “Savannahness” of Savannah” on Monday, December 14 at 7pm at the Sentient Bean. Local storytellers will read “pieces that represent the quirky, the dysfunctional, the sad and the beautiful spirit that is so much of Savannah.” Storytellers include Connect Savannah‘s Anna Chandler, Zach Powers, Elizabeth Rhaney, Karen Wortham, and Chad Faries. Click here for more information.

 

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Internationally acclaimed performance artists/musicians Tatsuya Nakatani and Michel Doneda will perform at Sulfur Studios on Tuesday, December 15. Doors will open at 7:30pm and the performance will begin at 8pm. Click here for more information about these unique musicians or to purchase tickets.

 

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Telfair Museums is holding an open call to artists for Boxed In/Break Out, a museum-sponsored public art installation at Telfair Museums that involves activating six windows at the Jepson Center facing Barnard Street. The selected artist would have their work displayed in those windows from April 28 – August 28, 2016 and receive an honorarium of $1,000. Click here for more information and to submit your installation plan.

Author: SAI

Savannah Art Informer is a program by Art Rise Savannah, a non-profit arts organization in Savannah, Georgia.

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