COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, January 29

16 events

Games

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! www.locosgrill.com

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 8 p.m. 706-354-1515

    Trivia with a Twist

    Throw a lime in your Coors Light and compete!

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

Live Music

  • 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

    MARY SIGALAS Visiting standards and not-so-standards from the '20s through the '50s.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $8 (adv. or w/ UGA ID), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    A SILENT FILM Buzzworthy British alt-rock band.

    CAROUSEL Electropop from Brooklyn.

    TEALVOX Alternative rock band with a hint of classic British rock.

  • 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.

    JOHNNY ROQUEMORE Award winning songwriter, guitarist and vocalist plays character-rich folk.

    RON KIMBLE Atlanta-based country singer.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

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

    GLASSCRAFTS Side project featuring Grass Giraffes' Steven Trimmer and Robby Casso.

Lectures & Lit

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    4:30–5:30 p.m. $5 requested donation. patricia.priest@yahoo.com

    Nature Writing Group

    A group discussion about the natural world and nature writing. Bring examples of writing to share. Newcomers welcome.

  • UGA Chapel

    4 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    Global Georgia Iniative

    James C. Cobb, a UGA professor known for his expertise on the history of the American South, kicks off this new lecture series with "De-Mystifying Dixie: Southern History and Culture in Global Perspective."

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Bad Movie Night

    A masked and badly burned teen haunts the town's shopping mall, seeking retribution and enjoying frozen yogurt in Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge.