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Events in Savannah 4/21 – 4/25/2011

April 20, 2011

Events happening this weekend (3/31 – 4/3) include:

4/18-24  – All Day, The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament, Westin Savannah Harbor Resort, 1 Resort Drive.

For the 9th year in a row, Savannah hosts The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament. Tickets are required, but are surprizingly affordable – starting at $15/person. For more information, visit http://www.pgatour.com/tournaments/s504/

4/22 – 8:30 PM,Gary Sinise and the Lieutenant Dan Band, Forsyth Park.

In appreciation of Savannah hosting the 2011 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf Tournament, Liberty Mutual and the Legends of Gold are hosting Gary Sinise and the Lieutenant Dan Band live at the Forsyth Park bandshell (only steps from the Catherine Ward House Inn). The concert is free and open to the public. Make a night of it by bringing a picnic to the park before the show. 

4/25-29, SCAD Style, Various Locations, Historic District.

SCAD Style is a special series of events focusing on style and design that occurs at the SCAD Savannah campus. The series includes lectures, exhibitions, panel discussions, book signings and workshops, and supports SCAD’s mission to prepare talented students for creative careers. SCAD Style will feature cutting-edge artists, designers, industry professionals and innovators highlighting several of the university’s programs of study, including architecture, fashion, fibers, furniture design and interior design. All SCAD Style events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information and specific event times and locations, visit: http://www.scad.edu/scadstyle/2011/index.cfm

4/22-24, Easter Weekend Religious Services, Various Locations, Historic District.

This weekend marks a number of major spring religious holidays including: Good Friday, Passover, and Easter. Take in one of the many religious services offered this weekend and one of the city’s historic churches, synagauges, or temples.

3/30-7/1, “Crossing the Line: Photos by Wegman and Muybridge,” SCAD Museum of Art, 227 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

The “Crossing the Line” exhibition features more than a dozen images features sequential motion and multiple panels by the iconic 19th- and 20th-century photographers. Eight typical views from Eadweard Muybridge’s landmark Animal Locomotion of 1887 depict both animals and humans in a variety of poses. Complementing the 19th-century images are multiple panels by William Wegman, representing his Weimaraner subjects in successive panels and transforming the large-format Polaroids into sumptuous studies of animal forms. In these works the contemporary artist challenges the viewer with new pictorial portrait paradoxes and explores the intimate topography and the nature of interactions of his subjects. Free and open to the public.

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