COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, January 15

19 events

Games

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. 

  • ACC Library

    3–7 p.m. FREE! mdarnell@athenslibrary.org

    Thanks for the Memories

    In honor of the library's 100th birthday in 2013, a video camera is set up in the board room for patrons to record their favorite library memories. The videos will be shown at the library’s dedication and birthday celebration on Apr. 7, and be archived on www.boomersinathens.org. Also by appointment.

  • Manor

    9 p.m. $5. www.manorathens.com

    Classic City Throwdown

    Flair bartending competition featuring bartenders from around the country competing for a chance to win prize money.

Classes

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

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+) $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    MR. MUSTACHE Five-piece folk-rock group from McDonough.

    JUNIOR ASTRONOMERS Indie-rock band from Charlotte, NC.

    ARGONAUTS Local band plays moody, alternative-inspired rock.

    PATRICK Solo project from a member of Futo.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $8 (21+), $10 (18+). www.40watt.com

    THE GROWLERS California-based garage rock outfit.

    THE VACANT LOTS Psych-rock band from Vermont.

    THE HUMMS Local three-piece known for its loud and bizarre shows and a raunchy, grooving blend of psychedelic garage rock.

  • Green Room

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

    KENOSHA KID Centered around the instru-improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles, Kenosha Kid also features bassist Robby Handley and drummer Marlon Patton. The group is packed with music, mischief, general mayhem, and offers a sound far from the middle of the road, serving noise-rock fans and jam band listeners equally.

  • Max

    SheHeHe Album Listening Party! 10 p.m. FREE! 706-254-3392

    TRIANGLE FIRE Local crust-punk band.

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.

    FOOD CLOTHES SHELTER Local punk band.

  • The Melting Point

    Terrapin Tuesday! 7:30 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens.com

    YARN Brooklyn-based group with a deep Americana sound.

  • 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.

    EMILY JACKSON Self-taught folk singer-songwriter on the rise.

    THE LAW BAND Country-rock band from Atlanta.

    ISAAC BRAMBLETT Local country, folk and Southern rock singer-songwriter.

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    4 p.m. FREE! athensmetalartsguild@gmail.com

    Athens Metal Arts Guild Meeting

    Feel free to bring an original piece of work to share with the group. Meets the third Thursday of every other month.

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    8 p.m. $49–59. www.pac.uga.edu

    State Ballet Theatre of Russia

    A fully-staged production of Cinderella with Prokofiev’s music, dancers, sets and costumes.

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! cdunham@uga.edu

    Music Question and Answer Program

    Lisa Love and Tom Beard interview Alex Cooley and Peter Conlon, veteran concert promoters and founders of Atlanta's Music Midtown.

Ending Tuesday, January 15

 

Kidstuff

  • Lay Park

    Peacemaker Training Program

    Participants learn how to turn disagreements into opportunities and make communication skills their best tools for solving problems and building healthy relationships. For ages 12–17. Register by Jan. 15. Tuesdays, Jan. 22–Feb. 26, 5:30–7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3596