Cigar Box Guitar Concert – Benefit for Ships of the Sea Museum – Dub’s Pub – 10/12/13

New production of classic tragedy “Medea” opening at Muse Arts Warehouse in Savannah

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4th World Theater is presenting a production of Euripides’ Medea at Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd., in Savannah August 16-18 and August 23-24. All show times are 8 p.m., except for a Sunday matinee performance on August 18 at…

Updated: Lawyer retracts statement, WTOC pulls back from report that Deen lawsuit settled

From Don Logana at WTOC, Settlement reached in Paula Deen lawsuit [Update: see further statement from WTOC below]: Matt Billips, the attorney for the plaintiff Lisa Jackson, said paperwork will be filed later Monday. A court threw out racial aspect…

Whole Foods Market Savannah preview photos

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I was one of the 800 or so who took a preview tour of Savannah’s Whole Foods Market today. Obviously, since the store doesn’t open till Tuesday, not all the shelves and departments were stocked and merchandised as they will…

An update on Hugh Acheson’s planned restaurant, more Whole Foods info, and other Savannah foodie news

Eater is reporting today that Hugh Acheson’s Savannah Restaurant Will Definitely Be Called the Florence, Will Open in March 2014. From that piece: Hugh Acheson’s Savannah restaurant will be called the Florence, officially. He’d tentatively called it Vittoria at first,…

Interesting Washington Post coverage of baby boomers giving up on the suburbs

The baby boom generation was one of the drivers of the growth of American suburbs and, more importantly, American exurbs — those distant neighborhoods outside traditional suburbs and so far from urban cores that they deserve their own name. Many…

Graveface Records launches “post flood / post lawsuit fun time” fundraiser

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If you haven’t been to Graveface Records & Curiosities at 5 West 40th St. (right behind Back in the Day Bakery), you’re in for a treat. There are plenty of records and the place is, well, plenty curious. The physical…

Black Tusk: new EP, awesome new video, Friday gig at The Jinx in Savannah

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A short post because the key info is in my Unplugged column in Do in the Savannah Morning News on Thursday: Black Tusk comes home If you don’t know the metal trio, check out Black Tusk’s Facebook page, which has…

USA Today gives a sneak peek at “CBGB” and Rupert Grint gone punk — post updated with new trailer

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Yesterday, USA Today did a major piece about CBGB, which filmed in Savannah last summer: Sneak peek at ‘CBGB’: Rupert Grint’s inner punk I’ve written a lot about CBGB over the past year, most recently about the soon-to-be-released soundtrack. You…

Whole Foods Savannah update — a few details

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Just a few quick updates about the Whole Foods Market on Victory Drive here in Savannah, which is scheduled to open on Tuesday, August 13th. For whatever reason, the Savannah store was very late getting to the corporation’s page of…

Filligar with Mikaela Davis at The Jinx (photos)

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Filligar came through Savannah again on Saturday night. This was the band’s second trip — the first was for a couple of sets during the 2013 Savannah Stopover. Stopover parent company MusicFile Productions arranged for the band to play this…

Amazon founder Bezos buys Washington Post for $250 million

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Such an interesting development today. From the Washington Post’s Washington Post to be sold to Jeff Bezos: The Washington Post Co. has agreed to sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos, ending the Graham…