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BIT BRIGADE Local supergroup plays the soundtrack to various vintage video games while Noah McCarthy plays—and beats—the game onstage.
MINIBOSSES Independent progressive rock band known for their video game music covers.
BROWN SABBATH Austin, TX-based psych-funk band Brownout plays Black Sabbath covers.
LOS MEESFITS Misfits covers done Cuban salsa style!
GINKO Edgar Lopez's fuzzy, beat-driven experimental hip hop project.
HOUDINNE Atlanta-based experimental hip hop outfit.
HAIRY CONFUCIUS Lo-fi rap project from Atlanta.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
BLAIR CRIMMINS AND THE HOOKERS Atlanta-based ragtime/Dixieland jazz revival outfit.
CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies.
THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.
PAPA LEGBA New project that plays neo-New Orleans blues, voodoo folk and zydeco, capturing the spirit of the bayou with inspired originals as well old favorites flavored with a Louisiana twist.
CAROLINE AIKEN BAND One of Atlanta's most talented and respected performing songwriters leads a band that features Ike Stubblefield, Michael C. Steele, Eddie Glikin, Matt Joiner, Paul Scales and Michelle Castleberry.
BETSY FRANCK TRIO Soulful, brassy Southern rock and country songs rooted in tradition, but with a modern sensibility.
THE LAST BISON Chesapeake, VA-based act playing mountaintop chamber music that combines elements of alternative indie-folk with classical sensibilities.
DIRTY DOORS Doors tribute band.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.
(Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register. Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589
Bilingual program led by volunteers from UGA’s Japan Club. Learn about Japanese culture through literacy-based activities. All ages.
Learn to keep a nature journal to connect with the natural world. Make observations and learn about plants, animals and the non-living parts of the natural world. For ages 8–18 and their chaperones.
Local theater and makeup enthusiast Shannon McCoy demonstrates how to "zombify" using makeup techniques.
This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.
The Repertory Company presents an aerial homage to the world of vampires and things that go bump in the night. Apparatus for these frightful acts include tight wire, bungees, chains, trapezes, silks and even aerial coffins. Athens chamber trio Revien and a guitar duet between Timi Conley and Kyle Dawkins accompany the performance.
The 7th annual late-night movie show brings a unique brand of bizarre and beautiful DIY cinema to the big screen. This year's lineup includes films by Heather Christopherson, Brian Garrett, Lina July, Joy Shealy, Andrew Shearer, Weaselhaus and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
The Schlocktoberfest Horrorshow continues with the John Landis classic An American Werewolf in London. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.
(Theater) A group of teens are terrorized by Freddy Krueger, an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams.
Learn to recognize common grass species of the Georgia Piedmont. Bring a hand glass.
This symposium is in memory of scholar Andrew Ladis, celebrating his love of trecento painting and his commitment to its display and preservation in a museum context.
The Town & Gown Players present a play by award-winning Caribbean author Simone Swartz-Bart. The production is directed by Freda Scott Giles, retired professor of theatre and African American studies at UGA. Wilnor (played by Sean Polite), a Haitian migrant worker on the island of Guadelope, receives a message from home that turns his world upside down. Jennifer Lattimore provides the voice of Marie-Ange, Wilnor's wife. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
After Susie Harper's family invites Alan, the new kid in school, to live in the spare room, he invites his glee club to use the room for practice. The Harpers quickly learn that Alan is not like other kids and must stop the glee club from achieving their terrifying goal.
For new zombies facing an uncertain life of running from brain-bashing humans, Zombie Farms offers purpose and protection. Take a guided tour through a farm supported by the tireless labor of zombies. Every Friday and Saturday through October.
Bargain hunters and treasure seekers can shop among antiques and collectables, clothing, jewelry, household items, tools and more.
Acclaimed fiction writer Julia Elliott will read from her short-story collection, The Wilds. Opening for Elliott will be Atlanta-based poet L.S. McKee.
Hear poetry by Anne Cecilia Holmes, Caroline Cabrera and Gale Marie Thompson.
IMMUZIKATION Celebrated local DJ Alfredo Lapuz, Jr. hosts a dance party featuring high-energy electro and rock. This show is part of Model Citizen's I Scream Social, featuring a costume contest and other Halloween antics.