Announcing the Photo Contest honoring Helen Levitt
While all eyes were fixed on rising skyscrapers towering above, Helen's lens was with the people below; forever preserving the long-lost days before modern, urban America had to grow up. The A-Town Get Down Photo Contest celebrates Levitt's New York then, by calling for views of your Savannah today. Submit your images before January 15, 2015, to have your work seen by a panel of esteemed, influential experts in the field of photography. Your work could be chosen to be recognized ata public reception at or before the A· Town Get Down, 2015. Details at http://atownfoundation.org/PhotoContest …Read More
Brentwood School District Receives Gift of Music
Thank you Nancy for your wonderful testimonial. Always happy to make dreams come true. I cannot thank you enough!!!! What an extraordinary surprise; better than winning the lottery! Our children and teachers today were all so excited. Music is an amazing gift in the life of a child. I have always wanted our little ones to have all the benefits of live music and now, my dream has come true! I will keep in touch and let you know how your gift is touching young lives in our Brentwood Community! With much appreciation and gratitude, Nancy S. Director of Early Childhood Education Brentwood School District …Read More
How Music Can Shape Someone's Life
A wonderful article about the essay written by Kwasi Enin, high school senior who had been accepted to every college he applied to, including all eight Ivy League schools. It includes his inspiring essay that beautifully explains why music matters. …Read More
A-TOWN IS RUNNER UP AS SAVANNAH'S FAVORITE LIVE CONCERT IN THE PAST YEAR!
Thank you all for your support! Check out the article to read more about the Best of SAV: Arts and Culture. …Read More
Pianos for People Grant Brings Smiles to St. Louis Area School District
Pianos for People is grateful to give the students at Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle and High Schools a chance to expand their musical talents. Check out this awesome video from the students in the MRH school district. …Read More
Importance of the A-Town Get Down
Listen as Tom Townsend describes why the A-Town Get Down is a meaningful festival to him and how he hopes the festival can inspire others. …Read More
Why the A-Town Get Down?
See a new short video about the mission of the A-Town Get Down. You'll meet a few performers from ATGD '13, and learn about why the event can mean so much in the life of a young musician. …Read More
A-Town Get Down throws Savannah party to remember
Despite bone-chilling temperatures, students, families and even SCAD President Paula Wallace bundled up last Saturday for the third annual A-Town Get Down. The day-long festival was an opportunity to sculpt, paint, draw, sing, jam, share creative energy and celebrate the life of Alex Townsend, a SCAD student tragically lost in a 2010 car accident. From noon to midnight, acts as diverse as the Savannah Children's Choir, The Accomplices, Word of Mouth and Walter Parks & Swamp Cabbage performed on three stages, punctuated by headliner Loudon Wainwright III. Inside the Morris Center, Savannah College of Art and Design authors read from their literary arts journal Port City Review, while outside, braving the wind, local artists rotated between several canvases to create Technicol…Read More