Innovative opera composer Michael Ching talks about his new work based on a Savannah story, “Alice Ryley.” The Savannah Voice Festival Commissioned the piece. It tells the tale of an Irish immigrant in Colonial Georgia. Ching also talks about his other notable works and the inspirations that drove them.
Karen Jenkins of the Savannah Tree Foundation and Shem Kendrick of Coastal Arbor Care talk about tree maintenance from a homeowner’s perspective. They discuss the problems and solutions in neighborhoods where emergency trees threaten property and lives.
Ultimate Frisbee fans, including professional player Chris Gwinner, talk about the “flying disc” sport. Forsyth Park regulars explain how throwing and twisting keeps them fit. Savannah native Gwinner talks about his other globe-trekking outdoor adventures.
Rum distiller Tony Chase talks about Daufuskie Island Rum Co. It’s the Savannah area’s first distillery in recent memory. Chase discusses the art and science of turning sugar into a potent potable.