COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, January 27

11 events

Classes

  • Good Dirt

    Clay Classes

    Good Dirt has moved to a new location at 485 Macon Hwy. Weekly "Try Clay" classes ($20/person) introduce participants to the potter's wheel every Friday from 7–9 p.m. "Family Try Clay" classes show children and adults hand-building methods every Sunday from 2–4 p.m. $20. 706-355-3161, www.gooddirt.net

Games

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    6 p.m. 706-208-7979

    Trivia Sundays

    At the West Broad location.

  • The Globe

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Athens Ceili Band

    ATHENS CEILI BAND A weekly traditional Irish music section. Every Sunday from 4-7 p.m.!

  • Live Music

    • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

      8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

      ROB VEAL Indie singer-songwriter.

    • The Melting Point

      7:30 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

      ED ROLAND AND THE SWEET TEA PROJECT Collective Soul's frontman sets up shop for a residency at the Melting Point every Sunday from Jan. 13 to Feb. 17. His new project features "new music and a wonderful collection of guest musicians."

    • Ten Pins Tavern

      8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-8090

      BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, Randy Durham, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Scott Sanders playing blues jams.

    • Highwire Lounge

      7 p.m. www.highwirelounge.com

      BILL MALLONEE The formerly local songwriter and Vigilantes of Love frontman swings through town to play a set of his honest, heartbreaking originals.

    Support Groups

    • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

      Emotions Anonymous

      A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org

    Kidstuff

    Performance

    • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

      3 p.m. $20–39. www.pac.uga.edu

      Venice Baroque Orchestra

      Andrea Marcon will conduct the orchestra in a program of concertos by composers including Antonio Vivaldi, George Frideric Handel, Francesco Geminiani and Georg Philipp Telemann.

    • Canopy Studio

      Jan. 25, 8 p.m., Jan. 26, 4 & 8 p.m. & Jan. 27, 4 p.m. $6-10. 706-549-8501, www.canopystudio.org

      Myth Aerial Dance Performance

      Canopy Studio Aerial Dance presents an aerial interpretation of classical myths featuring the advanced adult students. This annual performance features trapeze, fabrics and other invented flying apparatuses.

    Ending Sunday, January 27

     

    Auditions

    • Oconee Youth Playhouse

      Big: The Musical

      Auditions will be held for Big: The Musical, based on the Tom Hanks movie, Big, and are open to kids ages 5 & above. Individual singing auditions will be held for high school students and older, with group auditions for 8th grade and younger. Sign-up in advance. Auditions held Jan. 27. 706-769-2677, www.oypoysp.com