(UGA Hirsch Hall) The Working in the Public Interest Conference explores equal treatment under the law, improving access to legal representation and practical approaches to public interest lawyering.
(Room 300) Rokem, from the University of Tel Aviv, delivers "From Tragedy to Farce," the final of three keynote addresses for the conference on George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust.
Meet Andra Watkins in celebration of her book Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace.
DJ BLOWPOP Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) spins a set of tunes.
DJ THE KING One of Little Kings' beloved staffers spins your faves, from the '80s to the present.
This special storytelling program is preparation for National Education Association's Read Across America, an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for children everywhere to celebrate reading on Mar. 2, Dr. Seuss' birthday.
Miss Rachel reads to kids of all ages.
Dress to impress in royal attire. Prizes awarded. For ages 2–10. Register by Feb. 20.
Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.
Children and their families can snack on muffins while watching an adaptation of Judith Viorst's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
EJF is a student-run organization devoted to the promotion of public interest law and raises stipends for summer law clerks who have chosen to work in unpaid, public interest positions.
Show off your wordsmith skills for a great cause. The Athens-Clarke Literacy Council works to support and promote adult literacy in Athens.
The National Eating Disorders Association hosts a walk to help spread awareness of the seriousness of eating disorders.
Spinning instructors will conduct a four-hour indoor journey ride with video of beach and mountain scenery. The ride benefits local patients who need assistance.
The conference provides information and learning sessions for families and students with learning challenges or disabilities. This year's theme is "Composing Your Own Song." The featured speaker is Laura Nadine, an award-winning musician, composer and mother with autism.
NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis, of Sam Sniper and Yo Soybean, strikes out on his own with "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond."
COLD COLD SWEATS Melodic, Southern-inspired alternative rock band from Florence, AL.
THE HERNIES Local indie rock band led by Henry Barbe.
TIMMY & THE TUMBLERS Tim Schreiber howls and spasms and literally tumbles over garage-y rock anthems and retro-inspired pop songs.
ANCIENT WHALES Alternative rock act from Asheville, NC featuring former Athenian Enoch Bledsoe.
EBONY EYES Knoxville-based punk rock group.
RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between bluesy Southern rock and the poppier side of alt-country.
STONERIDER Atlanta-based rock group.
BROTHER HAWK Bluesy, riff-based rock and roll band from Atlanta.
BOYFRIEND Experimental hip hop artist from New Orleans with raunchy lyrics and a subversive approach to music.
ROB NANCE & THE LOST SOULS North Carolina based roots-rock band influenced by Southern and contemporary folk.
GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.
OLD SMOKEY Local folk-rock band with an interweaving sonic palette that includes banjo, cello, violin, lap steel and percussion.
DONE GONE Local psych/folk/drone outfit.
WILD ABANDON Songwriter Jesse Kennedy's experimental folk project.
MATTHEW BUZZELL Former Athenian Buzzell, a singer-songwriter and documentary filmmaker, performs solo.
LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.
PERCY SLEDGEHAMMER New local cover band playing soul and R&B classics.
JACLYN STEELE & THE REVEREND Reverend Conner Tribble teams up with singer Jaclyn Steele for a night of music.
Try out some new games.
Enjoy Jittery Joe's coffee while competing in trivia on nature, Sandy Creek Nature Center, Athens and the state of Georgia. Registration required.
Review chain and single crochet and learn the most commonly used stitch, double crochet. You will also be introduced to shell stitch, granny square and slip stitch to work in the round. RSVP.
NASA's space craft, Dawn, is going to encounter the dwarf planet Ceres. Participants will learn about dwarf planets and space crafts on this day of discovery.
Find a cowl pattern and knit or crochet-a-long.
Learn about the Bee House Dripper.
Based on C.S. Lewis' famous novel, the stage version follows the adventures of four siblings who stumble upon the magical world of Narnia.
(Cellar Theatre) University Theatre's production of George Tabori's play portrays Adolf Hitler as a young, struggling artist whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a Jewish Bible seller.
Don R. Smith directs an updated version of the musical based on "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz.
The rise of the Nazi regime in 1930s Germany sets the tone and scene for this student musical.
A group of strangers are stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm and must determine who among them is a murderer.
(Theatre) A campus culture war at a predominantly white Ivy League school comes to a head when white students throw an offensive black-face party.
The intriguing and mind-melting video collective presents a unique sensory experience in their live show. See Calendar Pick on p.37.
This documentary short shows the people of Athens who lived through Jim Crow separatism and fought against it. A panel discussion will include Rev. Archibald Killian, Hope Iglehart, Broderick Flanigan, Shirley Taylor and attorney Ken Dious.
Atlanta-based dance companies Staibdance and Zoetic Dance Ensemble will join the UGA CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company on stage in a concert on "The Human Soul Connection." The performance features dance, aerial dance and multimedia.
Roger Grunwald presents a one-man play that recounts the history of "Mischlinge," the derogatory term Nazis used to characterize men who descended from one or two Jewish grandparents and served in Hitler's army. Part of the George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust conference.
The group will vote in the new board of directors and discuss 2014 accomplishments and 2015 goals. AFE is a community organization devoted to reducing poverty, advocating for an improved bus system, preventing sexual assaults and standing up for human rights.
A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org
(440 Dearing Ext.) Athens Tutorial Program is seeking volunteer tutors for at-risk students in grades K–8. One-hour sessions are scheduled Monday–Thursday, 3–6 p.m. 706-354-1653, email@example.com
Help fund a cure for cancer while planning a fun community event. Seeking new volunteers to help plan one of the largest local events of the year. 706-543-2240, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.relayforlife.org/clarkega
Learn traditional Yoshukai karate in a positive atmosphere. Accepting new students. See website for schedule. FREE! www.athensy.com
Classes offered in creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, breakdance, acrobatics, cheer dance and more. Register online. 706-355-3078, www.dancefx.org
Now registering for spring classes including painting, jewelry making, life drawing, stained glass and watercolor. Check website for schedule. Classes begin in March. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse
Seeking outsider, strange, erotic, macabre, dark and odd crafters, artists and junk dealers for a springtime event. Deadline for submissions is Feb. 28. email@example.com. www.facebook.com/moonlightgypsymarket
Now registering for spring classes like "Art Time I and II" for ages 4–6, "Springtime Plein Air and Enchanted Forest" for ages 7–12 and two Spring Break sessions. Classes begin in March. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse
Six-week group meetings for individuals dealing with fibromyalgia, arthritis, lupus, cancer, severe injuries and other chronic medical conditions. Call to reserve spot. Every Wednesday, 1:30–3 p.m. through Apr. 10. $15/session. 706-543-3522, firstname.lastname@example.org
A small therapeutic group for women to work on vulnerability, setting boundaries, assertiveness, self-care and more. Eight-week sessions. Call to reserve a space. $15/session. 706-543-3522, www.oasiscounselingcenter.com
(Above Barre, 2361 W. Broad St.) These 55-minute, total body workouts incorporate yoga, pilates and ballet. First class is free with code "FirstFree." 706-521-5188, www.abovebarre.com
This conference will highlight the work of Hungarian-German-Jewish playwright George Tabori. The meeting is in conjunction with the University Theatre production of Tabori's signature play, Mein Kampf, directed by Del Hamilton. Feb. 26–28. www.drama.uga.edu/event/tabori
AIDS Athens' Festival for Life is looking for individuals or groups to host dinner parties. Hosts ask their guests to make a contribution to AIDS Athens. Most parties occur on Feb. 28 but can be anytime between now and the end of March. Hosts and party guests are then invited to a dessert reception on Feb. 28. Contact Olivia Long, 706-549-3730, email@example.com
The Athens Land Trust is growing local, Certified Naturally Grown produce. Proceeds from the Community Supported Agriculture program support ongoing projects at Williams Farm, West Broad Market Garden and other ALT programs. Two 18-week sessions for members are available. $450. www.athenslandtrust.org