COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, February 12

30 events

Help Out

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 

  • 5th Annual Antebellum Trail Pilgrimage

    A wide array of heritage events, tours and attractions providing a window into 19th-century Georgia homes and lifestyles. The 100-mile trail spans between Athens, Watkinsville, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Gray/Old Clinton and Macon. Apr. 18–21. $25. www.atpilgrimage.com

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

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    7:30-9:30 p.m. $25. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

    Adult DIY Craft Night

    Every second Tuesday of the month.

  • 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

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    8–10 p.m. FREE! 706-201-9073

    Square Dance Lessons

    Square dance instruction for all levels. No partner or experience necessary.

  • Floorspace

    Dance Classes

    Sulukule Bellydance presents classes in bellydancing, "bellyesque" and Middle Eastern drumming. Visit website for schedule. www.floorspaceathens.com

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

    Fun Filled Fat Tuesday

    Celebrate Mardi Gras with traditional crafts, king cake and a dance contest.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Origami Valentines

    Fold paper hearts and more for homemade Valentine's cards. Ages 8 & above.

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Spring Break Theatre Camp

    Improvisation scenes, theatre games and creative problem solving. Concludes with a performance for friends and family. For ages 4 & up. Mar. 11–15. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $12 (21+), $15 (18+). www.caledonialounge.com

    THE WEDDING PRESENT The lauded and long-running British indie-rock band will be performing its album The Hit Parade in its entirety, plus a selection of other tunes.

    TATERZANDRA Local band playing angular, often dissonant but catchy grunge that maintains a distinct sense of melody.

    GRASS GIRAFFES Swift-rising local band creates a psychedelic and anthemic guitar-rock dance party.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    NATALIE RICCIO NYC-based singer-songwriter and pianist plays a set of original compositions borrowing from jazz, folk and cabaret.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Fat Tuesday Party! 8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS Four-piece British funk band.

    SHANE PRUITT BAND Jam band from Spartanburg, SC.

    LINGO Blending soul, profound lyrics and Latin grooves in an original set.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    WOWSER BOWSER Electro/dance-rock band from Atlanta.

    THE RODNEY KINGS Scuzzed-out local garage-punk trio.

  • 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. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JOE CAT Local singer-songwriter tells stories about his life. Come get to know him!

    MICHAEL BOWMAN Local alt-country/blues singer-songwriter, originally from Harrisonburg, VA.
  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $10 (adv or w/ UGA ID), $13 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    IKE'S MARDI GRAS BAND Local Hammond B3 legend Ike Stubblefield leads a band featuring June Yamagashi ("Treme") and others.

    HALF DOZEN BRASS BAND Authentic local New Orleans-style brass band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    THE MAIN SQUEEZE Jam-rock band from Bloomington, IN.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

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

    QUIET HOURS Atlanta-based rock band that displays R.E.M.-style jangle-pop and shoegaze influences.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Philharmonia and University Band

    Both groups performing are primarily comprised on non-music majors.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! russlib@uga.edu

    The Russell Forum for Civic Life

    Local residents are invited to participate in a community forum to share ideas and concerns about how communities work and don’t work and to tackle tough public issues. Trained, nonpartisan moderators will guide the discussion.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/scl

    Special Collections Tour

    Tour the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.

DJs

  • Cutters Pub

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-9800

    Immuzikation

    IMMUZIKATION Celebrated local DJ Alfredo Lapuz, Jr. hosts a dance party featuring high-energy electro and rock.

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