COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, January 10

27 events

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    4:15–5 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.com

    Gallery Games

    Learn about works in the museum’s collection through a special interactive tour led by Callan Steinmann. For ages 7–11.

  • Athens Creative Theatre (ACT)

    Acting Workshop

    A six-week workshop that uses theater games and exercises along with short monologues and age-appropriate scripts. Call to register. Thursdays, Jan. 10–Feb. 14, 4:30–5:30 p.m. (ages 8–11) and 6–7 p.m. (ages 12–18). $83–125. 706-613-3628, www.athensclarkecounty.com/act

  • Oconee County Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Read to Rover

    Children can read aloud to trained dogs to improve reading confidence. Trainer always present. Register for a 15-minute session.

Live Music

  • 12 a.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    GRIM PICKINS AND THE BASTARD CONGREGATION Southern blues-metal with a tinge of darkness.

    JOHN COVINGTON Dogs on the Porch vocalist plays a solo set.

  • Crow's Nest

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-7050

    GRAY BRANTLEY Singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    HAND SAND HANDS Experimental, psychedelic pop-rock from Jonathan Miller. Every Thursday in January! See story on p. 16.

    WOODFANGS Loud, psychedelic, guitar-driven rock.

    BLACK MOON Loud, psychedelic, guitar-driven rock.

    DAVEY WRATHGABAR Visitations frontman performs a solo set of psychedelic folk.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $3. www.40watt.com

    BLUE DIVISION Quirky local art-punk band.

    SUPERCLUSTER Athens supergroup featuring members of Pylon, Casper and the Cookies and The Olivia Tremor Control. The band's sound is as diverse as its lineup, with elements of psychedelic experimentation and angular rock.

    TUNABUNNY Local act featuring hazy and warped experimental psychedelia.

    MONSOON No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    WHO'S BAD The ultimate Michael Jackson tribute band!

  • Go Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MATT JOINER Local guitarist draws inspiration from blues and classic rock.

  • Green Room

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

    THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS This Atlanta/Athens group plays breezy, beachy Americana.

    RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Formerly Ruby Kendrick, this local singer-songwriter has a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JAZZ NIGHT Jazz jam featuring drummer Seth Hendershot and others.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    WADE BOGGS Local punk band featuring Ian McCord (Hot New Mexicans, Carrie Nations) and lots of catchy hooks.

    LITTLE GOLD Brooklyn-based trio fronted by Christian DeRoeck, formerly of Woods.

    TODD KILLINGS New project from Dead Dog guitarist John McLean.

    DAFFODIL This reunited local trio plays hard-hitting, noisy rock.

  • The Melting Point

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE LACS "Country hick-hop band" from South Georgia.

    TY MANNING & FRIENDS Bearfoot Hookers guitarist performs with help from some guests, including Doyle Williams from Rehab.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

    ANSLEY STEWART Athens native, soul and rock singer performs with her new cover band, featuring a local, all-star lineup.

  • The Office Lounge

    Blues Night. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    THE SHADOW EXECUTIVES Local blues legends. This is an open jam and guests are welcome!

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    Live in the Lobby. 8 p.m. FREE! www.wuog.org

    MAD AXES Local psych-rap group comprised of MCs Walter Kovax and Louie Larceny.

Classes

  • Sewcial Studio

    From Sewing to Quiltmaking

    If you already know how to sew and want to learn how to make quilts, this class will teach you the basics of using the tools. Pre-registration required. Jan 17, 6–7:30 p.m. $10. 706-247-6143, www.sewcialstudio.com

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Scottish Country Dance Classes

    Social dancing at its liveliest with jigs, reels and strathspeys. Bring your dancing shoes. Every Thursday, 7–9 p.m. $3. dabmillier@google.com

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    Adult Knitting

    Learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Thursdays through Jan. 31, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $65. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • Healing Arts Centre

    7–8 p.m. Donations accepted. 706-338-6843

    Reiki Circle

    A Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation and healing. Every Thursday.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30–7:30 p.m. $12. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Grateful Dead Listening Party

    Travel back in time with a recording of The Grateful Dead performing live at the Fox Theatre on Dec. 10, 1971, tye-dye t-shirts and a market of local artists. Donations benefit Petzone Dog Rescue. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

  • Amici

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-353-0000

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your talent! Email amiciopenmic@gmail.com to get a spot.

Meetings

Art

Comedy

  • 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    Free Range Comedy

    With Art Sturtevant, Tom Scheve, Jennifer Bianchi, Cody Hughes and Justin Thompson. Hosted by Andrea Boyd.

Ending Thursday, January 10

 

Help Out

  • The Classic Center

    Seeking Formal Dress Donations

    Friends of Advantage is currently seeking new and gently used formal and semi-formal dresses and accessories to be sold at the 2013 adDRESS a Need Sale on Mar. 1 & 2. Donations are tax deductable. www.friendsofadvantage.org