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Sunday, March 29

25 events

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required). 706-357-4444, www.athensymphony.org

    Athens Symphony Spring Concert

    Featuring violin soloist Rachael Fischer, the symphony's program includes Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, Op. 107 and M. Bruch's Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 26.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7 p.m. $35–45. www.pac.uga.edu

    Kodo: One Earth Tour

    Kodo turns traditional Japanese music into a stunning spectacle of taiko drumming that transcends genres.

Events

  • Athens First UMC

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! 706-543-1442, diana@athensfirstumc.org

    Blood Drive

    All donors will receive Chick-fil-A coupons. To schedule an appointment, contact Diana Zylow

  • Stegeman Coliseum

    7–11 a.m. $25–35. www.classicraceservices.com

    Phi Delta Theta ALS Iron Phive K

    The race benefits ALS research and awareness.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    1:30 p.m. classicraceservices@gmail.com

    The 7th Annual Cottage 5K

    Proceeds from the race will benefit The Cottage Sexual Assault Center & Children's Advocacy Center. 

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $6 (adv.), $8 (door), $5 (w/ student ID). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CHAMBER CHANCHERS Contemporary arrangements of music from Lebanon, Turkey, Tunisia, Israel, Spain and the United States.

    ATHENS TANGO PROJECT Local group playing Argentine tango, featuring the upright bass talent of Laura Camacho. This show will feature special guest singer Claudia Gargiulo.

    DUO GREGO Featuring Fernando Deddos (piano, euphonium) and Pedro Alliprandini (clarinet), Duo Grego plays a variety of Brazilian Choro music.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    BATHROOMS New local punk band featuring members of Cancers, Shaved Christ, Little Gold and more.

    SLIMY MEMBER Raunchy punk band from Dallas, TX.

    GRUMPER Athens-based hardcore band.

  • Nuçi's Space

    7 p.m. FREE! www.nuci.org

    CAMP AMPED FINALE SHOW Camp Amped concludes with bands of young musicians showcasing the originals and covers they learned during camp.

Classes

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10:15 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    Unitarian Universalist Forum

    Licensed pastoral counselor and clinical social worker Barbara McLaughlin will speak on "Types of Dementia and How to Help or Cope."

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1:30–3:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Crop Stories Preview Party

    Celebrate the release of the latest Crop Stories #3: Radish. with a zine sale and radish snacks. Terrapin will unveil a special cask of radish-infused beer.

Games

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Mar. 27, 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. Mar. 28–29, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. $1–2. www.union.uga.edu

    Nightcrawler

    (Theatre) Louis Bloom (played by Jake Gyllenhaal) stumbles into a career as a cameraman and begins searching to catch Los Angeles' most shocking crimes. When he catches the eye of a local news director, he goes to increasingly greater lengths.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Esther Broner: A Weave of Women

    (Appleton Auditorium) This documentary tells the story of Esther Broner, a Jewish feminist, author, professor and pioneer of the Women's Rights Movement.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.athenscine.com

    Slingshot Festival: Salad Days

    Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980–90) examines the early DIY punk scene in the Nation's Capital. See story on p. 11.

  • Multiple Locations

    Mar. 27, 5 p.m. at Flicker Bar & Mar. 29, 3:30 p.m. at World Famous. FREE! www.slingshotathens.com/film-2015

    Slingshot Festival: Sequence

    A series of short stories written and directed by James Alexander Warren. See story on p. 11.

  • The World Famous

    5:05 p.m. FREE! www.slingshotathens.com/film-2015

    Slingshot Festival: Big Bad Art

    This documentary follows artist Andrew Ohanesian in the weeks leading up to the biggest show of his career. See story on p. 11.

Kidstuff

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Mar. 24–29, 8 p.m. Mar. 29, 2:30 p.m. $7 (w/ UGA ID), $12. www.drama.uga.edu

    Hot Georgia Sunday

    (Cellar Theatre) Written by UGA alumna Catherine Trieschmann, this is a story of lust, betrayal and the limits of faith in a small Georgia town. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1:30 p.m. $5 (individual), $10 (family). www.wildintelligence.org

    Wild Intelligence: Tales from the Wild

    (Gardenside Room) Experience the mysteries and magic of nature during an afternoon of storytelling.

Ending Sunday, March 29

 

Kidstuff

  • Young'uns Clothing & More

    Playgroups

    Young'uns Clothing & More hosts play groups every Saturday. Lil' Wiggle Worms (9 months & under), 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Galloping Tots (ages 1–2), 1–2 p.m. Horsing Around Young'uns (ages 2 & up), 3–4 p.m. No registration necessary. youngunsclothingandmore@gmail.com