The Southern Fried Championship Wrestling series returns to Monroe this Saturday for an event that's being dubbed "Valentine's Vendetta." (Read our feature story.) After the jump, check out a selection of photos from last month's event courtesy of Ali Phillips Photography.
Thinc. at UGA, University Union, the Department of Computer Science and FourAthens brought reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian to campus to discuss his book Without Their Permission. The book tour lacked a reading by the author but focused on its main points: entrepreneurship and the internet.
Ohanian took the audience through his failures and successes with reddit and involved Georgia web-based entreprenuers, such as Humans of New York founder Brandon Stanton, throughout the event.
The organizers of Athens Slingshot, the upstart art, music and tech festival, have announced the initial lineup of featured performers for their second annual happening, which takes place Mar. 19–22.
In music, West African world-rock rebels Tinariwen will play the Georgia Theatre on Slingshot's opening day. Local pop heavyweight Kishi Bashi will also perform during the fest, as will Washed Out's Ernest Greene, who will spin a DJ set.
More info after the jump.
Composer and conductor Tania León's talk at the University of Georgia, scheduled for today, has been postponed due to travel delays caused by inclement weather. The Willson Center for Humanities and Arts hopes to reschedule, spokesman Dave Marr said.
If you've got a hankering for some early-week laffs, head over to Green Room tonight to catch a set from Myq Kaplan. The comedian, who is fresh off his Friday appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" (watch the clip after the jump), was a finalist on "Last Comic Standing" in 2010 and has released two albums of stand-up: Vegan Mind Meld and Please Be Seated.
One thing he's not overly familiar with, though, is vegetables.
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