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Select Films from Voices of Mississippi and Q&A with Dr. William Ferris and Lance Ledbetter

Join Dr. William Ferris and Lance Ledbetter for a screening of documentary film selections from the Grammy Award-winning box set from the Atlanta-based Dust-to-Digital label.   This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities,…

Jazz on the River

Join Savannah’s youngest jazz musicians in this free performance on River Street’s Rousakis Plaza. SMF Jazz Academy students showcase tunes by Duke Ellington, Lovie Austin, Miles Davis and others, with special guest performances by Savannah Arts Academy’s Skyelite Jazz Band and other local student ensembles. For more information about SMF Jazz Academy click here.

Ring Shout of the Georgia Coast: McIntosh County Shouters Q&A

In a panel discussion format, this free Q&A is an exploration of the Ring Shout tradition of coastal Georgia and South Carolina. It features McIntosh County Shouters members Brenton Jordan and Carletha Sullivan, along with renowned artist, musician, and folklorist Art Rosenbaum, whose book Shout Because You’re Free: The African American Ring Shout Tradition on…