COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, January 22

17 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. 

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

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/rocksprings

    MLK Garden Project

    Learn the basics of working with wood, measuring, following instructions and building raised beds. For ages 6–13.

Live Music

  • Farm 255

    11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    THE DIRTY NAMES Four-piece rock band from Maryland.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CAPTAIN #1 This band spins grand tales of death, love and life through low-key acoustic pop.

    BILLY MACK COLLECTOR Quirky folk-punk band from Pennsylvania.

    HER FANTASTIC CATS Solo banjo music from Baltimore.

  • 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.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    NICKELS AND DIMES Folk-rock duo from Baton Rouge.

  • The Melting Point

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

    BIG DADDY LOVE This band "brings a natural blend of grass, roots and rock to the emerging North Carolina music scene."

  • 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.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and singer-songwriter from Dacula.

    UNCLE DAVE GRIFFIN Renowned Southern singer-songwriter from Waycross.

    UNCLE DANNY MCADAMS Local guitarist and singer-songwriter.

    SEAN CLARK "Swampadelic" singer-songwriter.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

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

    WHO.ARE.WE Atlanta-based electro-psych project.

Art

  • UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

    1–4 p.m. $4 (w/ UGA ID), $8. www.art.uga.edu

    Life Drawing Open Studio

    An opportunity to draw or paint the human figure from life. No instruction or materials provided.

Help Out

  • East Athens Community Center

    Athens Peer Court Training

    Athens Peer Court seeks 7th–12th graders interested in volunteering for a community leadership program. Inclues 14 hours of training. Once trained, youth volunteer two or three evenings a month. Training dates: Jan. 22, Jan. 26, Jan. 31, 5:30–8:30 & Feb. 3, 1–3 p.m. 706-542-1472, boness@fanning.uga.edu, www.athenspeercourt.org

Ending Tuesday, January 22

 

Classes

  • Community

    Fashion Design Course

    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. communityathens@gmail.com