SAVANNAH -- Mark R. Finlay, professor of history and assistant dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Armstrong Atlantic State University, has received the 2009 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for his book, "Growing American Rubber: Strategic Plants and the Politics of National Security," (Rutgers University Press, 2009) presented by the Agricultural History Society.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't gnash those pearly whites because you might have to delay your plans. This could give the lucky lamb a better perspective of what's been done, and what still needs doing.
SAVANNAH - The city of Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs announced that it is seeking artists to exhibit at Gallery Savannah's Place for Art, Culture and Education in 2011. Gallery S.P.A.C.E. serves the Savannah community with exhibitions and educational programming designed to strengthen awareness and stimulate dialogue through artistic expression.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's banner festival, LibertyFest, will be held at a new venue this year - Bryant Commons on Oglethorpe Highway across from the Liberty County Development Authority. The festival is tagged as a celebration of the county's history, patriotism and coastal culture.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A bit of Arian contrariness could be keeping you from getting all the facts. Turn it off, and tune in to what you need to hear. It could make all the difference this week.
The end of 4th of July weekend certainly doesn't mean the end of fun activities. Many organizations are gearing up for back-to-school events, but there are still plenty of long summer days to enjoy. Here are a few things to occupy your time:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Starting something new is always exciting for the adventurous Aries. And here's the good news: This time you might be able to get some assistance in helping you finish what you've started.
For the second film screening in the Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz series, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association will screen the 1940 romantic comedy "The Philadelphia Story" starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick.
Love-It Productions will stage its play, "Mama Turn the Radio on III: It is what it is," Aug. 13-15 in Hinesville and Aug. 21 in Jesup.
Rock 'n' roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant surgery Wednesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
The CGC Eagle, the only active tall ship in the U.S. government service, will visit Savannah in late July, the Savannah Waterfront Association has announced.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you don't like to change plans once they're set, once again, you might find that doing so can make a big difference in your favor. Family matters dominate the weekend.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Making things more complicated than they need to be can be a problem for the typically orderly lamb. Try to look for a less intricate way to accomplish the same goals.
Savannah Christian Church's Summer Dinner Theatre presents "Our Town," the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thornton Wilder.
Local artist Christina Mansfield's latest exhibit, "Le Chic Chaussure," was inspired by the iconic fashionista doll Barbie.
Over the last couple of years, Johnny Depp's track record has been less than stellar.
People, particularly young and impressionable children, see messages in the media, often looking to TV and movie stars for guidance on how to act as a man or a woman. Here are three strong female characters that fathers and mothers can be comfortable with their daughters emulating.
KICKSTARTINGDOM — It seems like everything has a Kickstarter page these days. Whether it’s raising money for your neighbor’s cat to get a holiday sweater or so a guy named Dave can get a chalupa, these pages are everywhere. All of these videos also seem to come with boring, bland and somewhat irritating videos.
Certain actors carry enough weight to make weak movies watchable. Think Christopher Walken in “The Rundown,” Gene Hackman in “Runaway Jury” or Liam Neeson in most anything he’s done since “Taken.”
February might be more strongly associated by some with Valentine’s Day (aka Singles Awareness Day), but the entire month is also dedicated to celebrating black history. Luckily, there is no shortage of great cinema involving African-American culture, struggles and accomplishments. From classics such as “Glory” and “Roots” to less obvious fare like “In the Heat of the Night,” there is something for every taste.
'Project Almanac' (rated PG-13), 2½ stars
I married a woman from Port Angeles, Washington, and we are consequently raising five diehard Seattle Seahawks fans, who have made it much harder for me to ignore the football game taking place between the Super Bowl commercials these past two years.
It’s been over a decade since a talking yellow sponge made the leap from television to the big screen in 2004’s “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.” Usually a delay that long isn’t a good sign for a sequel, but fans of this zany Nickelodeon cartoon can rest assured: Your hero may still be underwater, but he's not watered down.
It’s never a good sign when a movie gets its release date pushed back. Unfortunately, “Jupiter Ascending,” a film originally slated for last summer, is not the exception to that rule.
If you plan on seeing “Project Almanac”, you will probably walk out of the theater wishing time-travel were real. Not because the movie inspires scientific greatness but simply because you’ll want your night back. Here are just a few reasons why the movie might not be the best choice at the box office.