COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, January 8

16 events

Live Music

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced rock six-piece from Deland, FL.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LOVE-UP TIME Garage-punk band from Boston featuring members of Major Stars.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $15 (adv) $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE The talented and astute son of leftist-country king Steve Earle, the younger Earle has earned a spot in the folk pantheon with his earnest, incisive songwriting. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    CORY CHISEL Wisconsin-based Americana songwriter known for fronting his band, The Wandering Sons.

  • Nowhere Bar

    Tuesday Night Confessional. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter sings in a soft drawl that accents his simple, plucked country songs.

    JOHN HIRT No information available.

    DAVID LEINWEBER Leinweber has a repertoire that stretches for miles, tackling classic country, rock, folk and singer-songwriter favorites.

    WESLEY COOK Upbeat Atlanta-based songwriter with a knack for both melody and rhythm.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    JOE CAT Local Americana songwriter.

Games

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 8 p.m. 706-354-1515

    Trivia with a Twist

    Throw a lime in your Coors Light and compete!

Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want to stop, we can help. 706-389-4164, www.athensaa.org

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Mandala Journal

    An online, multicultural visual and literary arts journal seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art submissions. Deadline is Feb. 14. mandala.uga.edu 

Events

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. $10. 706-542-5788, russlib@uga.edu

    First Person Project Celebrates Stories of Love

    An oral history series documenting the experiences of everyday Georgians invites participants to record their stories about love. Call or email to register. 

Classes

  • St. Gregory's Episcopal Church

    Gentle Hatha Integral Yoga

    All levels welcome. Tuesdays, 5:30–7 p.m. $9/class. 706-543-0162, mfhealy@bellsouth.net, www.mindfuliving.org

  • Watkinsville Community Center

    Bridge Lessons

    Debbie Wagner leads beginner bridge lessons. Tuesdays, Jan. 8–Mar. 10, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. First lesson free. $5/lesson. www.freds.bridge-club.org

  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    Gentle Flow Yoga

    Lunchtime flow yoga at a slower pace. Prenatal or beginners welcome. Every Tuesday, 12 p.m. $14. 706-355-3114, info@5pointsyoga.com

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    2–3:30 FREE! 706-769-3950

    Intro to PowerPoint

    Topics include parts of a PowerPoint window, creating a presentation, inserting pictures and spreadsheets and more. Registration required.

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