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Sunday, February 17

18 events

Classes

  • Good Dirt

    Clay Classes

    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

      KLEZMER LOCAL 42 A local seven-piece Klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

    • 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.

    • The World Famous

      7 p.m. $10 (adv), $15 (door). www.theworldfamousathens.com

      BAIN MATTOX AND SHOT FROM GUNS Rare reunion show from this folk-rock group, playing acoustic music filled out with accordion and mandolin.

    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

    Theatre

    • UGA Chapel

      Feb. 14–17, 8 p.m. $15. www.project-safe.org

      The Vagina Monologues

      The play featuring monologues from many different women raises funds for Project Safe. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

    • Town and Gown Players

      Feb. 14–16, 8 p.m. Feb. 17, 2 p.m. $12–15. www.showclix.com

      A Few Good Men

      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. 

    Performance

    • UGA Fine Arts Building

      Feb. 15 & 16, 8 p.m. & Feb. 17, 3 p.m. $5 (w/student ID), $18. www.music.uga.edu

      The Magic Flute

      UGA Opera Theater and the UGA Symphony Orchestra perform Mozart's masterpiece, The Magic Flute, the 1791 opera about young Prince Tamino who uses his magical flute in a race to rescue his love, Pamina, from the evil Sarastro. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

    • Canopy Studio

      Feb. 16, 8 p.m. & Feb. 17, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $15. www.canopystudio.com

      HerSelf Rising

      This aerial dance show, by performers from the New England Center for Circus Arts, with guest Susan Murphy, is an examination of the roles that women play in their own and each other’s lives, and the strength and grace it takes to find their true selves.

    • Canopy Studio

      Feb. 16, 8 p.m. & Feb. 17, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $15. www.canopystudio.com

      HerSelf Rising

      This aerial dance show, by performers from the New England Center for Circus Arts, with guest Susan Murphy, is an examination of the roles that women play in their own and each other’s lives, and the strength and grace it takes to find their true selves.

    • The Ritz-Carlton Lodge

      8:30 p.m. 706-999-1518, www.opas.org

      The Music of the Night

      (Greensboro) Broadway performers Ron Raines, Debbie Gravitte and Don Pippin perform famous love songs from Broadway musicals.

    Events

    • UGA Intramural Fields

      8 a.m.-12 p.m. $25. cjwalker122@gmail.com

      Cupid Shuffle 5K

      UGA 5K course benefitting the charity Project Hope. Includes a T-shirt and breakfast the morning of the race. Email to register. Feb. 17, 

    Lectures & Lit

    • The Classic Center

      2-3:30 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

      A Behind the Scenes View of How the “Nest” Was Born

      (Olympia Room) Maureen Kelly, creator of the "Nest," the new public art installation in the Classic Center expansion, discusses the piece along with other panelists involved in the public art selection process.

    Film

    • UGA Tate Student Center

      Feb. 15–17, 3, 6 & 9 p.m. $1–2. www.tate.uga.edu/movies

      Anna Karenina

      Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky in this bold and energetic adaptation of Tolstoy's classic romance.   

    Ending Sunday, February 17

     

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