Art Roundup – Week of Sept. 18 – 24

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Head over to the Jepson Center for Art on Tap: Jepson Unplugged on Friday, September 18 at 8pm. The Jepson Center will transform into a “coffeehouse” in celebration of the Come As You Are exhibition which closes on the 20th. Coy Campbell of Nightingale News will perform acoustic versions of classic 90s songs by Nirvana, The Pixies and more. Wine and beer will be available from a cash bar. Click here for more info and to buy tickets!

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The City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs presents “Parent & Child: Beasts and Creatures in Fables, Oh My!” on Saturday, September 19 from 10am – noon at the Cultural Affairs gallery (9 W Henry St.). Participants will listen to stories of animals in classic Greek fables and then get the chance to build, sculpt and draw scenes to creatively express those tales. Works will be sealed and fired with a clear glaze to be picked up after the workshop. The cost of attendance is $10 for city residents. Click here for more information.

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The World We Want wall will be up at Mixed Greens in Forsyth Park on Saturday, September 19 from 9am – 1pm. Grab a piece of chalk and leave your thoughts on the world you want. Click here to read more about this unique public art project.

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Celebrate the completion of the Savannah Soundings station – a brand new community radio station (WRUU, 107.5FM) on Sunday, September 20 from 4 – 9pm. Food, drinks, and music will be provided. Click here for more information.

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Catch the southern premiere of The Winding Stream: The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music at Muse Arts Warehouse on Sunday, September 20 at 5pm or 8pm. The film is “the definitive factual portrait of the history, legacy, and continuing worldwide artistic and cultural influence of the Carter family, Johnny Cash, and their descendants and famous fans.” Click here for more info or to view the trailer. 

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The Savannah Jazz Festival kicks off on Sunday, September 20 with performances at Johnny Harris Restaurant. The festival runs through September 26. Click here for the full schedule of concerts.

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Ovation, a scholarship showcase from students of the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, will take place at Blick Art Materials on Thursday, September 24 from 6 – 8pm. Click here for more information.

Author: SAI

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

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