Category: Photos

Photos from the 2017 Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show at the Savannah Arts Academy

If you want to feel good about the state of public education in Savannah, you should take a look at the programs at the Savannah Arts Academy. The interior of the building looks a lot like a high school I…

Photos from The Artists of Social Change in Thomas Square on Sunday

I’ve lived for 20 years in historic Thomas Square in a house that dates to the 1870s, and in that time the neighborhood has changed in many ways — mostly good ways. My house has only a narrow front porch…

Photos from Black Lives Matter vigil and march in Savannah

My City Talk column today is about Sunday evening’s Black Lives Matter vigil and march. Check it out. For what it’s worth, and at the risk of oversimplifying some complex issues, I think a lot of the tension over the…

Photos from the Pulse Orlando Benefit Show with the Club One Cabaret, The House of Gunt, and The Savannah Sweet Tease Burlesque Revue

We’ve all struggled in our own ways to make sense of the Orlando tragedy, and I’m sorry how much those struggles have led to division and argument. If you haven’t looked at the living faces of the 49 who were…

Photos from the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home’s 2016 street fair and homemade parade

The Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home recently threw another big party for the Savannah-born author’s birthday. The street fair and homemade parade are a few years old now, and this was the biggest turnout yet. Seriously, chicken shit bingo, The Sweet…

Photos of the 2016 Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show at Savannah Arts Academy

So here’s a fairly quick edit of about 75 photos from the Savannah Arts Academy‘s 2016 version of the Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show. The event is presented each year by the Visual Arts Department with support from other departments…

Photos of The Rolling Stones in Atlanta on 6/9/15

As I’ve said before, I used to post a lot of music content to this website, but a year and a half ago I founded a collaborative music blog that focuses on Savannah: hissing lawns. hissing lawns is named in…

Junk 2 Funk 2015 — “Insectum” — at the Savannah Arts Academy continues a stellar tradition

The Savannah Arts Academy‘s 2015 Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show was, predictably, a rousing success. Presented by the arts magnet high school’s visual arts department, the event taps the expertise of students and faculty schoolwide and features tremendous production values.…

A few preview shots of the American Legion Post 135 before the reopening

I’ve been out of town a lot over the last nine months, so the prolonged closure of the American Legion Post 135 hasn’t hit me quite as hard as it could have. But, wow, it has sure been hard. As…

Savannah Fashion Week 2014 runway show in Forsyth Park – photos

Congrats to all involved with the Savannah Fashion Week runway show on Thursday night in Forsyth Park. Rainy weather disrupted plans for the production under the oaks on the north side of the fountain, but the event worked out just…

Savannah Fashion Week 2014 runway show in Forsyth will combine work of retailers, designers

A key change was formally announced today for Savannah Fashion Week 2014 (April 28-May 3). The big runway show, scheduled for Forsyth Park on May 1st, will for the first time include the work of local designers. Last year’s show…

Mardi Gras at Tybee – lots of photos

My Tuesday City Talk column in the Savannah Morning News was devoted to Mardi Gras festivities at Tybee Island. Here’s a big gallery of photos, mostly before, during, and after Saturday’s parade. It’s a very Tybee event, as you can…

A few photos of today’s warehouse fire in Savannah

Details aren’t complete, but I have so far seen no reports of injuries in today’s massive warehouse fire at the Georgia Ports Authority. Over 5,000 tons of rubber are stored in the building that is on fire — and the…

“A Room with a View”: a review and reconsideration

After Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham Carter) tells her fiance Cecil Vyse (Daniel Day-Lewis) that the wedding is off, she walks confidently upstairs, leaving him stunned and directionless. But the camera doesn’t cut away at that moment. We see Cecil gather…