SPACE A ROCK BAND Rock and roll collective.
DREAM CULTURE Jammy local psychedelic rock group.
SLANG Atlanta-based four-piece rock band.
GRAND New Athens-based alternative-pop four-piece.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series. See story on p. 15.
MONSOON Female-fronted local post-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.
CAMP AMPED BAND Tunes from Nuçi's Space's group of future rock stars.
ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing traditional jazz standards, swing, latin, ballads, blues and boogie. This is a special evening of "sweetheart jazz."
TRAE PIERCE & THE T-STONE BAND Funky, hip hop-influenced blues-rock band from Florida.
THE FUNK BROTHERHOOD Local party band performs a nonstop dance party featuring horn-driven hits.
PARTIAL CINEMA This local group takes influences from funk, indie, dance and classical music to inspire fits of dancing, vibing and grooving.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local band playing smokin' folk-country/Southern rock and roll.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented jazz musicians get together at this monthly happening. Bring your axe, or grab a brew and a table and give an ear.
LUIS BARBIERA Guitar player and accomplished composer who is a member of the collective Habana Abierta. The show is part of Cuba and the US South: A Shared History, an international symposium exploring the ties between Cuba and the Southern United States stretching back to the antebellum era.
STRUNG LIKE A HORSE "Gypsy-punk-garage-grass" group from Chattanooga.
BLACKFOOT GYPSIES Blues- and country-influenced garage-rock band from Nashville, TN.
BLACKWATER DEEP Athens-based acoustic indie-folk band.
STEZE Local MC and former Georgia Bulldogs player Justin Scott-Wesley performs. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
STERLING Athens-based hip hop artist.
SOUTHERN BRED CO. Local funk-inspired rock and roll band.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.
JIM COOK Wailing slide guitar, gritty vocals and swamp stomp with this local bluesman.
NICHOLAS MALLIS Mallis' music is "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond."
YIP DECEIVER An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from Athens.
CASSO Former Programs member Robby Casso performs solo.
YOESHI ROBERTS Singer-songwriter playing uplifting "acoustic music that feels good."
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
Join the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia in creating custom bowls for the charity's annual Empty Bowls Luncheon.
Sculptor Alice Aycock will share stories of her career. Two of her-large scale sculptures are currently on display in the museum's Sculpture Garden. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
Take home a 16x20" painting of your pet. Half of the night's proceeds will benefit the Athens Area Humane Society. For ages 12 & up. Email a picture of your pet ahead of time.
This month's speaker is Dan Harris. He will discuss honeybees and their importance in ecology.
Learn about the Quechua language and discuss Andean culture. No previous knowledge of Quechua is required. Every Thursday.
Win prizes with host Nic. Every Thursday.
Enjoy Jittery Joe's coffee, Cecilia Villaveces' cakes and a gallery tour of "Tools of the Trade" prior to a performance by pianists Wu Han and Alessio Bax, artist members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and special guest pianist Robert Spano in Hodgson Hall.
Spend a canine cocktail hour with your pet. Fresh water and treats for pooches, plus drink specials for owners.
For ages 0–3.
Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Thursdays through February.
Participants will learn cooking skills and kitchen safety while making treats. Ages 8–12.
Celebrate with Mo Willems' books. Play games and learn how to draw wily Pigeon. Ages 3–7.
Ages 2–5 can enjoy refreshments, games and a Valentine craft. Adult supervision required.
Cornerstone Productions seeks actors, singers and dancers for a musical comedy based on the hit film and true story of Frank Abignale, Jr. Audition dates are Feb. 29, 6 p.m., Mar. 1, 5:30 p.m. and Mar. 2, 4 p.m. Grades 5 and up. email@example.com
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs a program entitled "Pianos/Pianists" featuring pianists Alessio Bax and Wu Han of the Chamber Music Society and special guest Robert Spano, music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Flicker becomes Cabaret Voltaire 1916 with performances by Italian composer and performance artist Luciano Chessa, reenactments of original Dada performances led by UGA students, and a presentation by Jed Rasula, author of Destruction Was My Beatrice. See Art Notes on p. 13.
Guitar player and composer Luis Barberia is a member of the collective Habana Abierta. His visit is part of Cuba and the US South: A Shared History, an international symposium. Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Dean Rusk International Law Center.
Terry Johnson's play is adapted from the cult novel and classic film. It follows Benjamin Braddock, his affair with Mrs. Robinson and his love for her daughter, Elaine.
Meet Ashley Warlick in celebration of her book, The Arrangement.
Author and professor Mark Sanders will give a talk on "Blackness and Nationality: The Case of Ricardo Batrell and the Cuban Racial Narrative," as part of the symposium "Cuba and the U.S. South: A Shared History."
Joan Lurwig and Eileen Hurd will show techniques for all abilities.
(Room 473) Learn to dance with the UGA Tango Club. No partner required.
This documentary follows legendary German painter Gerhard Richter in his studio through the spring and summer of 2009, revealing his personal, tension-filled process of artistic creation.
Georgia Museum of Art educators will teach basic portraiture photography over two weeks, then display the photos around town. Presented in partnership with "Pictures of Us: Photographs from the Do Good Fund," a multi-venue exhibition series. Registration required. Ages 13–17. Feb. 10 & 17. firstname.lastname@example.org