COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, February 5

22 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

  • St. Gregory's Episcopal Church

    Gentle Hatha Integral Yoga

    All levels welcome. Tuesdays, 5:30–7 p.m. $9/class. 706-543-0162, mfhealy@bellsouth.net, www.mindfuliving.org

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Computer Classes

    Classes include instruction for using the Internet, email, e-readers and more. Call to register. Tuesdays, 2:30–3:30 p.m. or 6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

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.

  • The Melting Point

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

    DIRTY BOURBON RIVER SHOW vaudevillian rock and roll act from New Orleans, showcasing their  'Gypsy Brass Circus 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.

    JASON WALLER Atlanta-based acoustic singer-songwriter

    MARK CUNNINGHAM Cunningham draws from Athens stalwarts R.E.M. and Chickasaw Mudd Puppies and classic country artists like Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons and Steve Earle.

    THE BREAKS Feel-good local rock band with alternative and jam influences.

     

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

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

    DARK ROOM Atlanta-based solo project of Jungol's Graham Yoder.

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.

  • ARTini's Open Art Studio, Gallery & Lounge

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! www.artinisartlounge.com

    Opening Reception

    For "Into the Wind," flowing figurative paintings by Ainhoa Canup.

Theatre

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    8 p.m. $7–12. www.drama.uga.edu

    The Fantasticks

    The longest-running musical in history, The Fantasticks tells a classic story of two teenagers in love with love, who must contend with plotting parents and a melodramatic villan, in a refreshingly simple style.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $27. www.pac.uga.edu

    Cello Performance: Patrice Jackson-Tilghman

    Award-winning cellist Patrice Jackson-Tilghman, a rising star in the world of classical music, performs varied works by Beethoven, Schumann, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Chopin and George Crumb.

Lectures & Lit

  • Morton Theatre

    5:30–6:30 p.m. $10. athenaeumclub@gmail.com

    Preservation Award Winner Tour

    The Morton Theatre was awarded a 2012 Preservation Award for Outstanding Rehabilitation by the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation. The ACHF leads a tour of the building and explains the Theatre's historical significance. Email to RSVP.

  • Normaltown Hall

    9 p.m. $7 donation. www.buddywakefield.com

    Buddy Wakefield

    The two-time world poetry slam champion performs live with guests.   

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.) $5 (students). www.union.uga.edu

    Maya Angelou

    (Grand Hall) Maya Angelou will headline UGA's Week of Soul celebration with a lecture. Angelou is a celebrated poet, novelist, educator, historian, filmmaker and civil rights activist. She has served on two presidential committees and has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Medal of Arts and the Lincoln Medal. 

  • UGA Dean Rusk Hall

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.law.uga.edu/news/15857

    UGA School of Law Symposium

    Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, is the keynote speaker at this day-long symposium titled "International Law in a Time of Scarcity." Register by Feb. 1.

  • UGA Chapel

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

    Global Georgia Initiative

    Barry C. Smith is the Professor of Philosophy and director of the Institute of Philosophy in the School of Advanced Study, University of London, where he co-directs the Centre for the Study of the Senses. In this lecture, he presents "Coming to Our Senses, Anew."

  • Four Athens

    6 p.m. FREE! lorianne@fourathens.org

    IP Talk

    Patent attorneys Matthew Hoots and Gregory Smith give a talk on what entrepreneurs should know about protecting their intellectual property.