Mother Jones: “Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era?”

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For those interested in journalism, photography, social media, or any combination of those, check out this great piece from Jeremy Lybarger at Mother Jones: Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era? The piece is primarily a Q&A with Fred Ritchin…

Filligar, Roadkill Ghost Choir, T. Hardy Morris, and Helado Negro join Modern English and other acts for MusicFile Productions’ summer series

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Lots of good news from MusicFile Productions earlier today about additional acts coming through Savannah. From the press release: Chicago based quartet Filligar, a Savannah Stopover Music Festival alum, will headline The Jinx on Saturday, August 3rd. The band’s new…

Savannah as a model for the nation: not 1733, but today

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This is a post by Kevin Klinkenberg, an experienced planner and owner of the New Urbanism Blog, where this piece will be cross-posted. Look for more of Kevin’s posts here at Savannah Unplugged in the near future. From Kevin Klinkenberg:…

Whole Foods Market in Savannah set to open on August 13

Whole Foods had previously stated an August 17 date for opening the doors on Victory Drive in Savannah, but they’ve bumped that up to August 13. From the store’s Facebook page: We are thrilled to announce our Grand Opening Date…

Art by Larry Connatser and Joan Cobitz for sale this weekend at Betsy Cain’s studio

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Savannah painter Betsy Cain has announced a “pop-up show” of works by Larry Connatser and Joan Cobitz this coming Friday through Sunday, July 19th-21st, from 9 a.m. to noon at her studio at 2222 Bonaventure Road. Cain will be selling…

A new Mexican restaurant on Whitaker and a quick roundup of the Savannah restaurant scene

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Click here for today’s City Talk column about Tequila’s Town Mexican Restaurant at 109 Whitaker Street in Savannah. In the column I mention trying the Molcajete — you can see that dish below embedded from my Instagram account. (Yes, I…

Revival Fest – Georgia State Railroad Museum – 09/14/13

Is Savannah the #1 city in the U.S. for . . . ice cream?

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There’s been a lot in the news lately about the latest results from Travel & Leisure’s endless polls of its readers. If such polls have to exist, I’m glad that Savannah does so consistently well in them. Aside from driving…

A few photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

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In my City Talk column on Tuesday, I mentioned taking a visiting family to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. Given the blustery weather, sudden squalls, and impatient boys who were along for the ride, I didn’t take very many photos,…

Here it is, the trailer for “Sharknado”

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A few great lines from this trailer for The Asylum’s latest effort Sharknado: “We can’t just wait here and wait for sharks to rain down on us.” “There are too many of them. We’re going to need a bigger chopper.”…

Safe // Sound’s summer music series continues Friday at Ashmore Gallery with Swinger’s Night

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It’s a busy night around town. The offerings include Ponderosa, Yip Deceiver, and Hallucinex at The Jinx in a gig from MusicFile Productions (parent company of Savannah Stopover and Revival Fest). Hallucinex should take the stage around 10, with Yip…

Savannah Jazz Festival – Various Venues – 09/22/13