SCAD graduation New Alumni Concert 2014 in Forsyth Park will feature Mutemath, Lucero, Brett Dennen


I’ve been getting a number of hits here at Savannah Unplugged from folks searching for info about SCAD’s annual New Alumni Concert in Forsyth Park. The event over the years has featured some stellar shows — Ziggy Marley, Michael Franti,…

Checking into the SCADpad

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So, SCADpad? From the website for the micro-housing initiative by the Savannah College of Art and Design: SCADpad embraces and advances the university‚Äôs deeply rooted commitment to adaptive reuse by utilizing a parking structure at SCAD Atlanta to create an…

SCAD’s Sidewalk Arts Festival in Forsyth Park – photos


Well it was a gorgeous day for SCAD’s Sidewalk Arts Festival in Forsyth Park. I don’t even pay that much attention to the squares themselves — I’m much more into the people-watching. As in previous years, the bright sun and…

Alexander Payne to be honored before screening of his new film “Nebraska” on opening night of Savannah Film Festival; star Bruce Dern also appearing

The full Savannah Film Festival lineup won’t be released until October 1, but we now know that the 8-day event will begin on October 26 with Alexander Payne’s highly praised new film Nebraska. The movie’s star Bruce Dern will honor…

Checking in at the SCAD Museum of Art

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I’ve previously posted some photos of the SCAD Museum of Art, a glorious preservation/renovation/reuse of old railroad buildings just west of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue here in Savannah. MLK was of course the old West Broad Street — the…

Photos and a few thoughts about SCAD’s New Alumni Concert


What a beautiful Friday night for SCAD’s New Alumni Concert in Forsyth Park with The Greyboy Allstars, Mayer Hawthorne, and Gringo Star. Just a few random thoughts, followed by some photos of the event on Friday evening. Gringo Star was…

Interesting subtexts in Moshe Safdie’s return to Savannah

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Moshe Safdie will be speaking at SCAD’s commencements in Savannah and in Atlanta on Saturday. It’s an interesting development. Safdie is a renowned architect with a stunning list of major projects that includes Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in…

SCAD’s New Alumni Concert in Forsyth Park features the Greyboy Allstars, Mayer Hawthorne, Gringo Star

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UPDATE, 5/31: The schedule apparently calls for Gringo Star to perform at 6 p.m., The Greyboy Allstars at 7:30, and Mayer Hawthorne at 9. This strikes me as odd since SCAD’s calendar and various press releases have referred to The…

Art all over Savannah in May — following up on today’s column

by Shelby Corbett

My Unplugged column today in the Savannah Morning News talks about the flood of student artwork on display in Savannah every spring, especially as the SCAD spring quarter winds down in May. Those of us outside the SCAD community have…

The Greyboy Allstars booked for SCAD’s new alumni graduation concert in Forsyth Park

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UPDATE, 5/28, 2014: This post that you’re reading is from 2013. For the 2014 info, click here or here. UPDATE, 5/28: Click here for a post with a little more detail, plus a few more clips and links. ORIGINAL POST:…

Photos of SCAD’s Sidewalk Arts Festival


What a dreary weekend we’ve been having here in Savannah . . . So I finally got around to editing a few photos from last weekend’s Sidewalk Arts Festival, a longstanding SCAD tradition. I didn’t do much cropping or anything…

No, Mumford & Sons is not playing SCAD’s new alumni concert in Forsyth Park


UPDATE: Did people really think SCAD would book one of the most popular and expensive acts in the world for a free concert in Forsyth Park? The Greyboy Allstars are the headliners. Click here for more on the lineup. ORIGINAL…

SCAD aTVfest — a television festival — debuts next month at Atlanta campus

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The inaugural aTVfest is scheduled for Feb. 14-16.

NYT: SCAD Hong Kong leading the way for international design schools in Asia

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“SCAD Hong Kong is one of few cross-border design schools that are actually up and running in Asia.”