TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.
THE SHADOW EXECUTIVES Get your fill of straight-up, authentic blues covers from this skilled Athens five-piece. This is an open jam and guests are welcome!
OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!
GRAY BRANTLEY Singer-songwriter.
MERLE HAGGARD Legendary forerunner of modern country music.
DAVID PRINCE This Athens staple and one-time member of The Jesters plays your favorite love songs for Valentine's Day.
MUUY BIIEN Local band plays '80s-style punk rock that's equal parts Minor Threat and The Fall.
THE POWDER ROOM New scuzzy, noisy, heavy, loud trio featuring ex-members of Manray and Pride Parade.
VINCAS Energetic, erratic garage punk with growling guitars, howling vocals and a bit of rockabilly swagger.
SHAVED CHRIST Local punk band featuring members of American Cheeseburger, Witches, Dark Meat and Hot New Mexicans.
PAPDOSIO Asheville-based electro-rock band.
DOPAPOD Jam-funk band from Brooklyn.
PONDEROSA Atlanta-based Southern rock quintet fronted by songwriter Kalen Nash.
PARTY DOLLS New local supergroup featuring members of The District Attorneys, Crooked Fingers and The Breaks.
BLUE BLOOD New psych-rock project from Hunter Morris (Gift Horse), Hank Sullivant (Kuroma) and J.J. Bower (Dead Confederate).
THE HUMMS Local three-piece known for its loud and bizarre shows and a raunchy, grooving blend of psychedelic garage rock.
MONSOON Female-fronted local post-punk band.
DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits. See story on p. 15.
WIEUCA Local alt-country band with a slack-rock vibe.
LOBO MARINO Originally from Richmond, Jameson Price and Laney Sullivan make original music that reflects their travels.
RAHASYA Kirtan-inspired music.
ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing traditional jazz standards, swing, latin, ballads, blues and boogie.
JUICE BOX Funky, groove-laden rock from Athens.
BURT BACHARACH Burt Bacharach covers.
MAGNETIC FIELDS Local cover band plays selections from the band's classic 69 Love Songs.
DJ VACATION + DJ JOE POP Spinning love tunes.
Throw a lime in your Coors Light and compete!
Spend Valentines' Day the dirty way with an optional secret Valentine's match-making game.
Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while making new friends and enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group. Every Thursday.
A Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation and healing. Every Thursday.
Indie South Fair presents a market of handcrafted gifts by local artists, hairstyling by Honeys, date night makeup by MAC artists, massages, Tarot readings and a vintage-inspired photobooth. Music by DJ ZZ Ryder. Zombie Prom will follow. See story on p. 15.
A love-fest featuring specialty glassware, love songs by Tre Powell, treats from Bee's Knees Bakery & Gifts, flowers from Athens Florist and a pouring of Moo-Hoo infused with tart cherries.
Join local independent film maker and wine sommelier Dan Jordan for a romantic wine tasting event, which features four pours from a light sparkling white to a complex, dry red. Tickets include admission a choice of films screening that night.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
Social dancing at its liveliest with jigs, reels and strathspeys. Bring your dancing shoes. Every Thursday, 7–9 p.m. $3. firstname.lastname@example.org
A free hip-hop class to celebrate One Billion Rising, a dance movement created to end violence against women. All donations benefit Project Safe.
Kids ages 6–12 of all athletic abilities can learn proper technique and sportsmanship in a safe and encouraging environment. Events include sprint and distance running, relays, softball throw, shot put and high jump. Tuesdays & Thursdays, Feb. 16–May 14, 3:30–5:30 p.m. $100. www.siriusathletics.org
Find clues, solve riddles and look for sweet treasures hidden within the park. For ages 6–12. Call to register.
Celebrate the birthdays of DJ, Athena and Yonah making party hats, taking a turn at the pinata and watching the bears dive into their birthday enrichment cakes.
The group will present selections from its upcoming performance at the American Bandmasters Association.
The play featuring monologues from many different women raises funds for Project Safe. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.
Aaron Sorkin's 1989 play tells the story of military lawyers at a court-martial who uncover a high-level conspiracy when a rookie Navy lawyer is assigned to defend two Marines on trial for the murder of one of their platoon members.
Roman Holiday is the story of a rebellious princess who explores Rome with a handsome stranger for a few days incognito.
Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Kathryn in this romantic-thriller adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
(Room 123) Ana Vivancos, assistant professor of Spanish culture, literature and film, speaks about "From the Mouth of Babes: Images of Children in Spanish Film." The aim of the project is to analyze how the images of innocence (or perversion) of children in Spanish cinema from the 1970s to the early 2000s serve as a metaphor for the limits imposed by social codes.
An online, multicultural visual and literary arts journal seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art submissions. Deadline is Feb. 14. mandala.uga.edu
Adults ages 50 and older are invited to a guided tour along the “Quilt Trail” that tells the story of Lavonia, and to visit the recently restored Burgess Historical Cemetery. Lunch and shopping to follow. Call to pre-register by Feb. 14. Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $12. 706-613-3580