Cort Atkinson of the Ocean Exchange talks about finding solutions to the planet’s most vexing problems by connecting innovators with a marketplace. She talks about how her Savannah-based organization is bring problem-solvers and large companies together to make a better world.
Savannah trombonist Teddy Adams talks about his life in jazz. He explains how many of his musical connections go back to his Air Force duty in Japan. And he talks about why he believes jazz music doesn’t have mass market appeal.
Hal Brands of Duke University talks about the idea of “grand strategy” and how it relates to President Obama’s foreign policy decisions. He talks about the phrase “Don’t do stupid stuff.” This speech was recorded for the Savannah Council on World Affairs.
Harry DeLorme of Telfair Museums talks about a new exhibit at the Jepson Center, “Port City.” It focuses on art inspired by Savannah’s historic waterfront. The talk includes a breadth of history, a wide variety of art and fascinating individual stories.
Savannah Philharmonic conductor Peter Shannon talks about the orchestra’s upcoming season. Highlights include Dvorak, Haydn, Strauss and Brahms. He also tells why he’s taken a new job in Tennessee and why three Savannah arts organizations have come together for an opera.
Savannah College of Art and Design soccer coaches Tom Melville and Rebecca Gunn talk about their teams, philosophies and roles within their larger academic setting. Their players provide fans with some of the best soccer in the area. But the hunger and pressure for more is constant.
Ryan Graveface talks about his Midtown record store, Graveface Records and Curiosities. It’s surviving in a tough landscape for retail media. He also talks about his record label, musical compositions and personality.