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Tuesday, February 19

24 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!

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

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

    Bad Movie Night

    Teenage street gangs clash over turf and true love in the violent and over-the-top Street Soldiers

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    7 p.m. $7. 706-342-4743

    Trust: Second Acts in Young Lives

    Screening of a film of Chicago’s Albany Park Theater Project performing the traumatic story of 18-year-old Honduran immigrant, Marlin.

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

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

  • 11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    PC WORSHIP Brooklyn-based lo-fi psych-rock band. 

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.

    BUBBLY MOMMY GUN Local experimental pop band that plays idiosyncratic, psychedelic tunes.

    WILD OF NIGHT New band featuring members of Bubbly Mommy Gun.

    THE DREAM SCENE Javier Morales' lo-fi avant-garde pop project.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE RINGERS Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, Michael Landau, Keith Carlock and Etienne Mbappe collectively work to unite their respective genres of rock, funk, jazz, blues and African music into a unified sound.

    EDDIE AND THE PUBLIC SPEAKERS Local power trio delivers an energetic show with a hard-hitting rhythm section, funky riffs and soaring guitar solos filled with catchy hooks and harmonies.

  • 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

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

    MONKEY GRASS JUG BAND Local roots music crew.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    FORMER CHAMPIONS High-energy, dynamic groove-based compositions spanning genres such as rock, funk, world-beat and nu-jazz.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

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

    MOOD RINGS Dream-pop band from Atlanta.

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.

  • The Classic Center

    9 a.m.–9 p.m. FREE! www.aidsathens.com

    AIDS Quilt on Display

    AIDS Athens hosts portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt as part of AIDS Athens 25th anniversary. The AIDS quilt features over 48,000 panels dedicated to those who have died from HIV/AIDS.

Events

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! $5 (coffee & dessert). www.pac.uga.edu

    Make It an Evening: The English Concert

    Enjoy coffee, dessert and gallery tours at the museum before The English Concert’s performance in Hodgson Hall. Hailed as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world, the London-based ensemble will perform a program that includes Handel’s Water Music. Pierre Daura Curator of European Art Lynn Boland will lead a tour of “Water Music,” an exhibition related to Handel’s masterpiece.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $20–39. www.pac.uga.edu

    The English Concert

     

    The English Concert is recognized as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world, specializing in performances of Baroque and Classical music. Artistic director Harry Bicket, opera and concert conductor and virtuoso harpsichord player, will conduct the orchestra in a program featuring Handel’s Water Music, along with concertos by Bach and Telemann. 

     

Lectures & Lit

  • Miller Learning Center

    3 p.m. FREE! lnessel@uga.edu

    Environmental Lecture

     

    (Reading Room) UGA alumnus and naturalist/environmental educator Mark Warren will read from and discuss his book, Two Winters in a Tipi: My Search for the Soul of the Forest. Warren's book will be available for sale before and after the reading. Light refreshments served.

     

  • Georgia Center Hotel

    6–7 p.m. FREE! mfalter@uga.edu

    Guest Lecture

    (Masters Hall) "Finding Joy in Diverse Backgrounds: The Role of the University" Sonia Nieto, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

  • 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.

Word on the Street

  • The Classic Center

    Classic Center Cultural Foundation Scholarship Award

    High school junior or senior performing arts students from Clarke County and surrounding areas are eligible to apply for the CCC Foundation scholarship. Three $1,000 awards will be given for vocal performance, musical instrument and drama/dance. Audition required. Visit website to apply by Mar. 8. www.classiccenter.com