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  1. Theatre: Black Nativity @ First Jerusalem Missionary Baptist ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    Fri., Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Sat., Dec. 15, 2 & 6 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 16, 5 p.m. This musical was written by the phenomenal Langston Hughes and is a joyful retelling of St. Luke's story of the birth of Christ by way of gospel music, dance, poetry, and narrative. The story of Jesus being born in a manger is known all around the world; but with this show you will see it come to life with live music, singing, and dancing.

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  2. Tamara Garvey's whimsy on display at Gallery EspressoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    FRESH OFF her seven-year stint in Brooklyn, Tamara Garvey is back in the city she loves. Her exhibition at Gallery Espresso tthrough December is her first solo show.

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  3. Shine a light on bullying at the Reindeer RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    Registration is $40 for adults and $10 for youth between 12 and 17. Register for the run at runsignup.com . The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire's ninth annual Reindeer Run seeks to raise awareness of bullying through Rudolph's example.

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  4. Santa's Pantry: Helping Savannah children who need foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    WITH THE school calendar being 180 days, do you ever wonder what happens the other 185 days a year when it comes to proper nutrition? Lack of food at home and food insecurities are significant barriers for children to overcome to be able to learn at school. All Savannah Chatham County Public School System students are offered a free nutritious lunch in the morning before school, and nearly 70% of SCCPSS students meet the poverty line for free and reduced lunch.

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  5. Langston Hughes' Black Nativity lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    Langston Hughes' classic Black Nativity has lived on in a number of formats since the legendary poet first put it on as an Off-Broadway performance in 1961. It's perhaps Hughes' most acclaimed and timeless work - the celebrated artist's own interpretation of the birth of Jesus Christ.

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  6. Jeff Two-Names and the Born Agains kick off tour at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    NAMES and the Born Agains have made quite a name for themselves in the Savannah music scene for a number of years, playing a clever and catchy brand of punk rock that draws from several facets of the genre. Though the lineup has changed over the years, Jeff Two-Names and Rev.

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  7. God Bless Relative's musical medicine for anxious timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    BASED group God Bless Relative is off to a great start in the last few years since they formed. Their most recent LP, You Will Receive Favor The band effortlessly rides the line between the adventurousness of Wilco and the rich emotional depth of Sun Kil Moon, and it's thanks in large part to leader and songwriter Blake Tallent.

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  8. Bottles & Cans @The JinxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    Savannah staples Bottles & Cans bring their hard-edged blues rock to The Jinx for a night of pre-holiday debauchery.

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  9. Ben Tucker Birthday Fun-Raiser keeps jazz artist's legacy aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Connect Savannah

    IT'S FAIR to say that Ben Tucker is one of the most important figures in modern Savannah history. A renowned jazz bassist who was an in-demand session player in the '60s, his legacy was further cemented when he formed an ad agency with bebop music composer Bob Dorough and created an arithmetic jingle at the request of an ad executive.

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  10. Editor's Note: Poverty, behind the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Connect Savannah

    WHILE MANY FOLKS focused on the non-news coming out of City Council last week that the Savannah Cultural Arts Center will be officially named... wait for it... the Savannah Cultural Arts Center, there was another tidbit that deserved much more attention. The City of Savannah says the local poverty rate is now at a citywide 21 percent , down from 26.4 percent when the current Mayor and Council were elected and subsequently made reducing the poverty rate a key point of their strategic plan.

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  11. Robin Nicholson named new Director/CEO of Telfair MuseumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Connect Savannah

    Telfair Museums' Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Robin Nicholson as the Museums' next Executive Director/CEO. He is currently Executive Director of The Frick Pittsburgh, and Nicholson will assume his position in Savannah on March 1, 2019.

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  12. City Council: Savannah poverty rate down to 21 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Connect Savannah

    In today's meeting, Savannah City Council said that new statistics compiled by the Savannah Economic Development Authority show that the City of Savannah poverty rate is down to 21 percent from 26.4 percent, which they say meets the current council's goal of reducing the poverty rate by a point each year. Mayor Eddie DeLoach said "one in five is still in poverty and that's something we still need to work on."

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  13. The psych vibes of Thompson SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    BASED psych rock band Thompson Springs has been working steadily since 2016, releasing a pair of well-received EPs and working alongside the likes of Wilco's Pat Sansone and Kurt Vile collaborator Rob Laakso. They've won over audiences around the country since their inception, and are set to come through Savannah on Mon., Dec. 10 at El Rocko Lounge.

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  14. Step into ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    The Downtown Neighborhood Association hosts the 44th annual Holiday Tour of Homes and Inns. The annual favorite tour includes eight private homes and three inns: the Ballastone Inn, the Eliza Thompson House, and the Kehoe House.

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  15. Savannah's inaugural Burlesque Festival takes the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    Tickets available at savannahburlesque.com . Online sales end 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.

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  16. Introducing: Bike Walk SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    CAILA BROWN, chair of the Savannah Bicycle Campaign board of directors and Complete Streets program manager for Georgia Bikes, made a provocatively titled presentation at the Georgia Bike Summit on Oct. 13: "Bicycle advocacy is no longer just about bikes. Should our names reflect this?" On Nov. 29 the Savannah Bicycle Campaign began operating as Bike Walk Savannah and announced its goals of promoting "people-powered mobility" and creating "an equitable environment for walking and biking in Savannah."

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  17. a I Have Marks to Makea : Art from all walks of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    The Telfair Museums present an opening program of poetry readings and performance followed by a 3 p.m. reception for participants and their families. FOR NEARLY a quarter century, the Telfair Museums' "I Have Marks To Make" annual exhibit celebrates the power of art in transforming everyday life, for everyday people.

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  18. HAZA does BaselRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    "I'm kind of a pessimist and I'm extremely hard on myself, and I never feel like I'm doing enough," she admits. If you've been keeping up with HAZA the past few months, that statement probably comes as a bit of a shock.

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  19. Diplomat developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    THE DIPLOMAT Luncheonette has rolled out new and extended hours. But when I popped in last week to get a boat-sized sandwich for a semi-late lunch, I was thrilled to also find a new menu, new prices, and a new face behind the change.

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  20. Deck your halls with artRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Connect Savannah

    THIS holiday season, before you resign yourself to buying another generic gift set, consider giving a gift with some love behind it. Buying art from local artists and makers is a win-win situation.

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