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Molly Wright's "Lose Yourself In Books"
Times: Varies Dates: Thru Apr 01, 2012 Location: Various Admission: Varies Website: www.savannahmusicfestival.org/smflive/ Phone: 912-525-5050
The Savannah Music Festival launches new programming that includes a year-round concert series – SMF LIVE – featuring some of the music world’s most acclaimed performers, increased distribution of its concert recordings to public and satellite radio, and music education programs that span the entire year. The complete program for the 2012 Savannah Music Festival, which takes place March 22 through April 7. The SMF LIVE Concert Series – a new initiative that reflects the quality and breadth of festival programming -presents renowned artists in jazz, classical, Americana and world music from October through April. “After nine years of continual growth,” says Executive & Artistic Director Rob Gibson, “this expansion addresses our community’s need for first-rate live music and supplemental music education, while also enhancing Savannah’s profile as a premier cultural tourism destination.” To view SMF Live programs and/or buy tickets, click website link.
5th Annual Savannah Book Festival
Times: Various Dates: Feb 17-19, 2012 Location: In and around Telfair Square Admission: Free Website: www.SavannahBookFestival.org Phone: 912.598.4040
The Savannah Book Festival is a five-day event in February that celebrates books and the written word. Authors come from around the country to Savannah and present their work to audiences of booklovers eager to hear what they have to say.
Most events are FREE and open to the public, including the Friday Night Keynote Address with Pat Conroy (The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides)and the actual Festival on Saturday. There are a few fundraising events throughout the weekend including the Brad Thorr dinner, an evening with Walter Isaacson (the biography of Steve Jobs) and the closing ceremony with Stephen King. Continue Reading »