Category: Events & Happenings/Entertainment

Put Savannah’s Only Hostel on Your Do List

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

This week’s blog is from Andrew Savage, the man who’s bringing Savannah its first hostel while the rest of us are saying “why didn’t I think of that?”  Square 23 Hostel will undoubtedly become a common refrain when locals tell travelers where to stay in Savannah. Read on as Andrew shares his concept and the pleasant […]

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Becoming a Camera-Ready Vendor

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

This week’s blog is from Judiffier Pearson, a business consultant at UGA’s Small Business Development Center at Clayton State University.  Read on as Judiffier shares a useful script for plugging into Georgia’s growing film business.  There’s also an upcoming class (March 3) in Savannah on this same topic, conducted by (drum roll, please)…Judiffier!   FYI […]

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Free Geekend Events This Saturday!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

This week’s blog is a community shout-out (GO GEEKEND!) from Yvonne Jouffrault and the entire Geekend team. Geekend is all about bringing the next generation of technology to our local community, so we’re SUPER excited to offer the following amazing events and exhibits free and open to the public on Saturday, January 28th from 11:45 am […]

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Filmmaker’s Dreams Come True in Savannah

Saturday, November 12, 2016

This week’s blog is from Jude Walko, filmmaker, writer, creative genius, horror flick fan and UGA grad! Jude’s story is one that will make you want jump out of bed and shout “Let’s get started!”  Read on for details then get ready to buy your tickets for Jude’s upcoming movie. FYI – The Creative Coast’s […]

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Geekend Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

This week’s blog is an important announcement from The Creative Coast – – Geekend has been postponed due to last week’s hurricane! Read on for more details and we’ll keep you informed on future plans as we recover. Heads up – – our weekly blog fodder will resume next Wednesday, October 19. . . Due […]

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Gaming in the Classroom

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

This week’s blog is from Maria Dixon, veteran web developer, talented graphic designer and now educator extraordinaire!  Maria may be the solution to bringing more young people into the world of coding as she has a knack for getting students interested in tech stuff. Read on as Maria connects the classroom to Geekend, the growing must-attend […]

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50 Days to Geekend

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This week’s blog is from Jennifer Bonnett (Jen to her friends!), general manager of ATDC (Advanced Technology Development Center) at Georgia Tech and the real deal when it comes to tech stuff.  We’re proud to call Jen a friend of The Creative Coast and a great resource for Georgia’s tech community!  Read on as Jen puts […]

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The Time is NOW

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

This week’s blog is from Kara Ford, mover, shaker, writer, PR maker and big friend of The Creative Coast.  Kara’s also a Geekend Fan!  Read on as  Kara muses on the great things coming to Savannah in October when Geekend blasts off for another fantastic happening. FYI – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board […]

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The House We Can Build

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This week’s blog is from Ivey Cananoglu, history buff, talking head, queen of quirky, and a Savannah resident bitten by the entrepreneur bug.  Ivey has combined her interests and talents to launch The Great Takeover, a new tour service offering “offbeat experiences” for visitors and locals alike. Read on as Ivey leads us through her […]

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Profile of a Geekender: Joe Nehila

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

This week’s blog is from Joe Nehila, a human fountain of creative ideas, owner of 1001 opinions, and best of all, the shoulders of Atlas when it comes to helping others. Read on as Joe pushes a long-term approach to economic success – – Geekend 2016. FYI – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board […]

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Why You Should Consider Joining a Creative Coast Circle

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

This week’s blog is from Casey Herrington, program director for TAG Savannah (Technology Association of Georgia), co-founder of Savannah-based adventure company Geoseekers, and now a volunteer Circle host.  Read on as Casey spreads the word about Creative Coast Circles, a much needed resource for Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.  FYI – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for […]

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We Impress!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

This week’s blog is from Savannah native Jordan Riles Ogden, a rising entrepreneur with a flair for helping people of all ages achieve and be their best. Jordan has presented her business concept both pre-launch and post-launch at 1 Millions Cups and is eager to tell her story. Read on as Jordan impresses on us […]

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Making the Old New Again: Ups & Downs of Rebranding

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

This week’s blog is from Elizabeth (Liz) Lubrani, self-proclaimed tree hugger and forward thinker who tirelessly spreads the good word about her passion in life, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. Read on as Liz plants a few ideas about the issues to consider when cultivating your branding. FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for local […]

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A Better Way to Learn

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

This week’s blog is from Dave Shpigler, founder of Intelligent Pathways and first runner up in this year’s FastPitch competition.  Dave is a hands-on kind of guy…so much so that when he sees a problem, he starts devising solutions. Read on as Dave teaches us the value of parenthood, listening, learning and the excitement of […]

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