Join the SCNC staff for a walk around the property. Bring a camera or binoculars. All ages.
Trade one or two objects found in nature for points or other nature objects in the center's collection.
For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.
Turn your collection of photos into a work of art. For ages 8–17. Call to register.
Celebrate National Popcorn Day with popcorn games, crafts and taste-testing. All ages. Registration required.
Presented by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. Live music by Guiness Extra Stout and calling by Charlotte Crittenden. Free 30-minute lesson beginning at 7:30 p.m. No experience or partner needed.
The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art host their biennial gala featuring a catered dinner and dancing with Krush Girls. Black and white formal attire required. See story on p. 7.
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.
Nonprofit, no-kill dog rescue shelter Petzone hosts a family-friendly open house and adoption day. Dogs will be available for play and adoption. Bake sale, drinks and dog treats for sale, as well as specials on adoption fees, giveaways and more.
BAD TEMPERED RABBIT Local jam-rock/funk band.
MANRAY One of Athens' most exciting live acts waves a big middle finger to traditional song structure while playing what Flagpole's Gordon Lamb has coined "complicated-core."
IRREVERSIBLE Post-metal band from Atlanta.
LAZER/WULF This avant-metal instrumental trio mixes in prog, thrash as well as more eclectic influences for a high-energy and highly entertaining live show.
SET AND SETTING Dynamic, instrumental post-rock from this Florida band.
EVAN BARBER & THE DEAD GAMBLERS Alternative rock band from Albany, GA.
THE DREEBS Noisy, Brooklyn-based psych project.
GUERILLA TOSS Boston-based no-wave band.
S H A D E Groove-oriented post-punk.
BUBBLY MOMMY GUN Local experimental pop band that plays idiosyncratic, psychedelic tunes.
SAD DADS New local band featuring members of Blue Division. The group tells Flagpole it sounds like "shitty Pavement."
HELEN SCOTT Lindsey Haddad, Emileigh Ireland, Hannah Weyandt and Dena Zilber play folky pop with a hint of psychedelic rock.
AJ GRIFFIN Solo set from a member of Vespolina.
THE GOOD GRACES Indie-pop from Atlanta.
JPHONO1 Chapel Hill's John Harrison plays psych-addled folk-rock.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS Local Southern rock superstars return for a three-night stand.
VELOCIRAPTURE Loud and brash local rock group that names Velvet Underground and Stooges among its influences.
CAMP AMPED BAND Tunes from Nuçi's Space's group of future rock stars.
KIP MOORE Nashville-based country singer from Tifton, GA.
A THOUSAND HORSES Southern rock from Nashville.
THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion. Music video release!
GLASSCRAFTS Side project featuring members of Grass Giraffes' Steven Trimmer and Robby Casso.
MATT HUDGINS Local songwriter plays "songs about drinking, jail, love and death, all done in the popular 'country and western' musical style."
KATE MORRISSEY Best known for her dark velvet voice, Morrissey's songwriting is literate and sincere, and her conversational live shows come punctuated with an offbeat sense of humor.
CHRIS MCKAY Local songwriter and Critical Darlings frontman plays a solo set.
TASHIA Local neo-soul singer-songwriter plays songs from her upcoming album, Destiny.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
GRAINS OF SAND This local band with a killer four-piece horn section offers up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.
K-THEORY San Francisco-based electronic duo.
SATORU Glitchy, synth-heavy producer from Atlanta.
MATT JOINER BAND Local guitarist draws inspiration from blues and classic rock.
ROB NANCE North Carolina-based singer-songwriter.
NINE TIMES BLUE Power-pop band from Atlanta.
Nick Prueher ("The Colbert Report") and Joe Pickett (The Onion) showcase odd and hilarious videos salvaged from thrift stores across America. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.