Meet docents in the lobby for a tour of highlights from the museum's collection.
The World Famous is looking to display local works of art. The restaurant and live music venue is scheduled to open soon. Interested artists working in any media are encouraged to submit works for consideration. firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet docents in the lobby for a tour of the decorative arts from the museum's collection.
(Room S370) An opportunity to draw or paint the human figure from life. No instruction provided.
CALEB DARNELL Member of The Darnell Boys and Bellyache sings the blues.
CARL LINDBERG & FRIENDS Beloved local latin-jazz bassist performs a mix of standards and originals.
CHRIS BELL Electric cello swerves and jumps around beatboxing and electric piano in this songwriter's quirky pop.
GUITAR SUMMIT Round-table style guitar-geekery with hosts Dan Nettles and Allen Owens, featuring short solo sets from each artist with duo performances intermixed. Part of a three-part series focusing on the beautiful, unexpected, and sometimes raunchy life of the guitar. Tonight's guests include William Tonks and Al Owens, and is loosely centered around the theme of "Unplugged."
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens is back for 2013! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.
THE SOFT MOON Luis Vasques plays dark, moody, synth-driven music that is experimental in nature.
MAJICAL CLOUDZ Montreal-based experimental band.
TWIN TIGERS Loud and lush at the same time, this local rock band combines jarring guitar riffs with sweeping melodies and heavy percussion.
ECHO CANYON Local trio of Jim Wilson, Chuck Bradburn and Craig Lieske plays experimental music that is playful yet demanding with an other-worldly, delicate feel that evolves into metal power.
THE LANES Project featuring brothers Kevin and Matt Lane with Richard Mikulka on guitar and Chuck Bradburn on bass playing powerpop in the vein of The Possibilities.
DJ FORD EXPLODER Matt Patton (Dexateens, Drive-By Truckers) spinning old soul records.
TOUBAB KREWE Instrumental band that uses unique African instrumentation and blends Southern, classic rock with the rich musical textures of Mali.
DANGERMUFFIN South Carolina trio that shifts between Southern rock, beach grooves and Americana.
GREENSKY BLUEGRASS Well-regarded, well-traveled, Michigan-based bluegrass group.
HIGH STRUNG STRING BAND High-energy sounds building on the originality of folk-grass with a tinge of edginess.
CICADA RHYTHM Local acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk. See story on p. 15.
THE SEDIMENT CLUB Post-punk/no wave tunes from Providence, RI.
WITCH WOLF Massachusetts-based noise band.
MOUSER Exuberant garage-pop that experiments with noise jams.
HALF ACID Greg O'Connell (Bubbly Mommy Gun) experiments with synths and talk boxes.
BUBBLY MOMMY GUN Local experimental pop band that plays idiosyncratic, psychedelic tunes.
For those who know a little about sewing and want to learn more. Learn how to read patterns and more. Machine required. Monday, Wednesday and Friday though Jan. 18, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $120. www.treehousekidandcraft.com
Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591
Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves comprise this dynamic fitness program. Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $10/class, $70/session. www.uga.edu/botgarden
Cuban-style salsa dance classes with SALSAthens. Every Wednesday.
Ballet, tap, hip-hop, Zumba, contemporary, foxtrot, Western dancing, strip aerobics, ballroom dancing, salsa, Pilates and more. Check website for schedule. 706-355-3078, www.dancefx.org
Learn how to garden with native flowers and trees while considering related conservation issues and how to incorporate these plants into a home landscape plan. Lunch included.
Learn fashion illustration and collection development during a six-week course with fashion designer Alexandra Parsons, and machine sewing and re-design skills with Community seamstress Beth Jamieson. Ends with a fashion show. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30–9 p.m. $285. email@example.com
Adult book discussion group. This month's title is The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Newcomers welcome.
Colonel (ret.) Lawrence H. Saul hosts the program "Islam, Foundation, History, Tenants of the Faith, and the Role of Islam in Today's World." The Library received the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a collection of 26 books related to the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims around the world, including those within the United States.
Think you know it all? Test your knowledge every Wednesday night.
Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.
Trivia with a DJ! Every Wednesday.
Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.
Jump on the trivia train! Every Wednesday.
(Five Points location) Open your pie-hole for a chance to win! Every Wednesday.
Trivia in the Crow's Nest. Every Wednesday.
Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 2–5. Every Wednesday.
For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.
Children ages 11 & under can bounce around and have a jumping good time. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $3 (ages 2 & under), $6 (ages 2 & up). 706-613-5676
Spanish lessons with music, dancing and fun surprises led by Sarah Ehlers. For ages 2.5–4 years old. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. firstname.lastname@example.org
Caregiving with a child ratio of 1 to 3. For ages 6 months–4 years. Pre-registration required. Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $30–125. email@example.com, www.ourarrow.com
Afterschool program teaches arts and crafts and allows children to create original artwork. Ages 6–15. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593
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
All dedicated fans and new fans of anime and manga are invited. Ages 13–18.
Learn the basics of using a machine and sewing a straight line with instructor Amanda Kapousouz. Parents are asked to come in for the last 30 minutes to help kids at home. Ages 8–12. Sundays, Feb. 3–24, 1–3 p.m. $80. www.treehousekidandcraft.com
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your talent. Every Wednesday!
KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!
KARAOKE Every Wednesday!
Drink and food specials for you and your (well-behaved, non-aggressive, vaccinated) dog! Every Wednesday. 5–7 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com
Oral arguments for Edenfield v. State (death penalty) and Shekhawat, et al. v. Jones et al. (medical malpractice). Registration required.
Demeaning behavior and hateful words can be just as harmful as punches and kicks. Childcare provided. Call for location. Every Wednesday. 6:30–8 p.m. FREE! 706-543-3331 (hotline), 706-613-3357, ext. 771
A fully-staged production of Cinderella with Prokofiev’s music, dancers, sets and costumes.
University of Ohio's Woodwind Trio performs.
Volunteers needed to hand out books on World Book Night, Jan. 23, to people who may not be regular readers. Sign up online. www.worldbooknight.org
39th anniversary celebration featuring homemade pies, planetarium shows, kids' activities and live music. Call or email to make reservation by Jan. 23. Jan. 27, 3–5 p.m. 706-613-3615, firstname.lastname@example.org
KARAOKE Every Tuesday!