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  1. Casting Call for Closet RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Connect Savannah

    Calling all fashionistas! Closet Raiders - The Fashion Game Show, is looking for twelve outgoing Savannah locals, with distinct personal style and well-versed in fashion, to compete in a fun fashion game show before a live studio audience. Contestants will be tested on their fashion knowledge and style, and could win a closet full of designer clothes and prizes.

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  2. Edminster responds to Starland Village pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Connect Savannah

    Editor, In this week's article " The Starland Village Files: Part 2 " it was suggested that my support for the Starland Village project is somehow motivated by a constellation of board relationships between the Thomas Square Neighborhood Association , the Creative Coast, and the Savannah Economic Development Authority . First, some clarifications: The Starland Village is to be built in the Thomas Square Neighborhood, not the Victorian Neighborhood as stated in the article.

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  3. The Starland Village Files: Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Connect Savannah

    IN THE first installment of the Starland Village Files - all drawn from emails in the public record - we learned of the City's strenuous efforts to work closely with The Foram Group, the developer behind the controversial, $40 million modern mixed-use development in the Victorian neighborhood, opposed by many residents mostly for its sheer size and incompatibility with other buildings in the area. This week we take a closer look at the Request for Proposals to purchase a police precinct, and the battle over zoning.

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  4. Savannah Philharmonic's big birthday bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Connect Savannah

    Tickets range from $25-$125 depending on tier, and the performance will be preceded by a pre-concert talk at 6:30 P.M. SAVANNAH'S Philharmonic has cause for celebration. The local institution is coming up on 10 years since it began offering classical music to the community, and it's marking the occasion with a big opening night performance for the new season.

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  5. Food truck festival, Savannah Bananas styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Connect Savannah

    "There are all kinds of food truck festivals now, but we talked about how we'd flip the script. Our owner, Jesse Cole, is always saying we should do the exact opposite of what everyone else would do," says Jared Orton, Savannah Bananas president.

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  6. Editor's Note: When - drunk donkeys' attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Connect Savannah

    'A friendly reminder; posting deterministic model output with tropical cyclone positions 10 days out to get shares and likes isn't cool. It serves no good purpose.

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  7. Are Congressional town halls still effective?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Connect Savannah

    THE Apportionment Act of 1911 capped the size of the House of Representatives at 435. Since then, the average number of constituents per district has increased from 212,000 to 710,000 that each member of Congress represents.

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  8. Another lawsuit filed against Starland Village projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Connect Savannah

    Today, a second lawsuit was filed against the controversial Starland Village multi-use project set for the Thomas Square area - this one against City officials for allowing the project to go forward. This lawsuit, filed by Thomas Square resident Stephen Argue, alleges among other things that the City is not fully compliant with state law, since there is no dedicated review board for any of Savannah's official historic districts other than the Historic Landmark District downtown.

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  9. No evacuation needed for Chatham County, officials say; moderate risk ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Connect Savannah

    Chatham Emergency Management Agency announced Wednesday afternoon that for the Savannah area there is a "moderate risk for wind, a very low risk for storm surge, and a low risk for flooding as associated with rainfall" from Hurricane Florence, CEMA Director Dennis Jones said at a 1:30 p.m. update "This storm doesn't necessitate any kind of evacuation order" for the local area, Jones said. "We do encourage residents however if they feel they need to do something to protect their family, they can do that."

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  10. Velvet Caravan's master - Stroke'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    WHAT BEGAN as spirited, violin-driven brunch music at B. Matthews Eatery downtown has steadily evolved into Velvet Caravan - Savannah's very own virtuosic gypsy jazz and Latin swing band. On Friday, September 14, Savannah Stopover brings Velvet Caravan to the Lucas Theatre for an evening spinning with Eastern European melodies, Latin rhythms, a touch of western swing and other surprise twists on familiar tunes.

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  11. The Starland Village Files: Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    THE PROPOSED $40 million Starland Village mixed-use development project has caused much controversy in Savannah's rapidly changing Victorian district. Opponents say the project - comprising a multi-story, modern residential building, an event space in a historic church, and a large parking garage - is simply too voluminous and out of character for the historic neighborhood.

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  12. Keeping the past aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    Masud Ashley Olufani will discuss his work focusing on erasure of memory at the annual Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Lecture. Olufani is the featured speaker for the lecture, which is sponsored by the Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, presented by Telfair's Friends of African American Artists, and funded by the City of Savannah.

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  13. Homeless students: A growing and underserved populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    Chloe Stein is a Senior Policy Analyist with the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness , a non-partisan research organization focused on child homelessness and the ways this impacts children and their families. WHEN MANY hear the word "homeless," they envision a man in tattered clothes asleep on a bench or a woman asking for money on the roadside.

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  14. Frightfest brings big names, cult classics to the LucasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    When talking about this year's Frightfest, taking place at the Lucas Theater on September 29, Graveface Records owner Ryan Graveface sounds energized. The local legend, who started his label and record store after moving to Savannah from Chicago, is teaming up for the first time with the Psychotronic Film Society's Jim Reed and plotting an all-day horror extravaganza that will be capped with a Q&A from famed horror director Jeff Burr.

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  15. Fall Arts Preview: Visual ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    SCAD Museum of Art presents "No Access," a large-scale outdoor installation by artist Tom Burr. Through Sep. 17. scadmoa.org/ .

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  16. Fall Arts Preview: PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    Theatre: Big Love - Join The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble for the first show in the 2018/2019 season. A modern remake of one of the oldest Greek tragedies, The Danaids by Aeschylus, fifty sisters arrive at an Italian anor, having fled Greece to avoid marrying their fifty cousins.

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  17. Fall Arts Preview: FestivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    $75. Thu., Sep. 13, 6 p.m. savannahtree.com . shipsofthesea.org . Ships of The Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Constitution Day! - In celebration of Constitution Day, GHS invites you to experience Abraham Baldwin's draft copy of the United States Constitution.

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  18. Fall Arts Preview: ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    An Evening with Velvet Caravan with Annie Sellick and Mercury Orkestar - Savannah's beloved Gypsy Jazz and Latin Swing band Velvet Caravan will headline a very special evening of music. Atlanta's balkan band Mercury Orkestar will open the night.

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  19. Cusses weathers the changes on - Golden Rat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    Cusses, the local favorites whose edgy experimental rock has been at the forefront of the Savannah scene since their inception, are good at rolling with changes. A hiatus, followed by family and personal struggles, caused the band to drift apart before coming back together for Golden Rat - their long-awaited new album.

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  20. Bee-eautiful with a Capital BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Connect Savannah

    SAVANNAH IS one of those "little big cities" where it seems like everybody knows everybody else. So, while researching for my next article, it didn't come as a huge surprise to learn that my husband grew up with Capital Bee Company's owner Thomas Hinely.

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