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Wednesday, February 10

39 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES OPEN MIC JAM Showcase your original material. Contact louisphillippelot@yahoo.com for booking.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    Karaoke with the King

    KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday! 

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every other Wednesday!

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.classiccenter.com

    WIDESPREAD PANIC The Athens-based jam-band juggernaut plays a two-night stand.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    PILGRIM Local rock band led by songwriter Paul McHugh.

    JOE CAT Gritty, blue-collar, Americana roots artist.

    LOS CANTARES Local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BOOMBOX Vintage-oriented eletctro-psychedelic group from Muscle Shoals, AL.

    RAMONA WOUTERS Beat-centric electronic DJ and Belgium native.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SC FORD No info available.

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations.

    SDS9 Songs written by Sad Dads frontman Thomas Bauer that sound like "a mix of Bright Eyes and Xiu Xiu with elements of disco and funk."

    SOVEREIGN PLATYPUS Local avant-garde musician.

  • Live Wire

    11:30 p.m. $10. www.livewireathens.com

    SAM HOLT BAND Atlanta-based roots-rock crew.

  • Live Wire

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

    OPEN MIC & LATE NIGHT JAM Drums, keys and amps are provided. Come share your music, jam with other musicians, and have a great time! Hosted by a local band each week.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARADEEN Five-piece rock group from Nashville, TN. 

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    6 p.m. FREE! www.saucehouse.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES IN THE ROUND Local singer-songwriters perform original music. Booking Information: louisphillippelot@yahoo.com.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    HIBBS BROTHERS Featuring Rob Hibbs on acoustic guitar and Garrett Hibbs on mandolin, showcasing originals and covering singer-songwriters such as Townes Van Zandt, Neil Young and Howe Gelb.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18.

  • Oconee County Library

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Chess Club

    Ages 7 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

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

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • East Athens Community Center

    5–6 p.m. $2–3. 706-613-3593

    Valentine Cookies and Card Fun

    Ages 5–12 can eat cookies and make cards.

Meetings

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.eckankar-ga.org

    "How Does Divine Spirit Work in Your Life?"

    This workshop is for all faiths to learn about dreams and past lives. 

  • The World Famous

    6 p.m. FREE! www.fourathens.com/happy-hour

    Tech Happy Hour

    Meet local entrepreneurs, tech talent and other fellow Athenians who are making cool stuff at this weekly Four Athens networking happy hour.

  • Four Athens

    12 p.m. FREE! www.fourathens.com

    Lunch and Learn

    Jeff Bekiares of Founders Legal discusses the top business law topics for startups. Lunch is provided. RSVP.

DJs

  • Blue Sky

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Blue Sky Vinyl

    VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    DJ Tony Chackal

    DJ TONY CHACKAL Spinning an all-vinyl set of love songs honoring the Cupid, Eros and the Flowers of Romance. Come hear '60s garage and soul along with '70s post-punk exploring themes of love and romance.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Exhibition co-curators Carissa DiCindio and Tricia Miller lead a tour of "Tools of the Trade."

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.ideasforcreativeexploration.com

    ICE Conversation: Dada

    (Room S160) Jed Rasula, head of the English Department and Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor at UGA, is the author of Destruction Was My Beatrice, a comprehensive history of the Dada art movement. His lecture is held in anticipation of the Dada Centennial, a commemoration of 100 years of Dada that begins Feb. 11. See Art Notes on p. 13.

Games

Classes

  • ACC Library

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

    InDesign for Beginners

    Learn the basics to make brochures, flyers, or menus for a business. Registration required.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    The Buddha's Teachings

    Bring more inner peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! atedrow@uga.edu

    Gardening Class: Blueberries & Figs

    Gardeners of all levels can learn how to grow blueberry bushes and fig trees. Registration recommended.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ UGA ID), $10. www.pac.uga.edu

    Faculty Recital

    Professor of clarinet D. Ray McClellan will play works from Brahms, Bozza and Bernstein. McClellan will be accompanied by Damon Denton on piano and Dr. David Starkweather on cello. 

  • UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall

    Feb. 9 & 10, 8 p.m. Feb. 12, 5 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

    Beethoven Lecture and Concert

    A three-day celebration of the works of Beethoven hosted by Evgeny Rivkin and Levon Ambartsumian. Students will perform sonatas by the composer for violin and piano.

Events

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! athenssciencecafe.wordpress.com

    Athens Science Café

    Jeremy Peacock and Zoe Evans will discusses "Measuring Up with GA's Science Standards." 

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. thefoundryathens.com

    Rabbit Box: "Black Like Me"

    This month features storytellers Rachelle Ellis, Dawn D. Bennett, Joseph Houston III, Ismael Cuthbertson, Broderick Flanagan and more. Life the Griot will be the emcee.