BACKROOM WRITERS The area's most talented singer-songwriters, hosted by Bobby Compton.
DAY JOY Florida based group, combining the hazy, ethereal feel of dream pop with folk sensibilities. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced rock six-piece from Deland, FL gaining national attention.
DANA SWIMMER A montage of garage rock with sweet, soulful undertones.
HALF COCKED Local band featuring members of Cotter Pen.
ROYAL FUTILITY New minimalist psychedelic project from Mux Blank (Rat Babies) and Natalie Stewart (A Horse is a Sphere).
SKELETON NECK Local experimental/psych band.
PRIDE THE LYCAN Local musicial Lon Martin manipulates sound with samplers, synths and guitars.
SHARKTOPUS New local experimental band.
MENOMENA Portland-based indie rock band combining catchy melodies with experimental tendencies. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
GUARDS Vintage rock-pop, prone to anthemic hooks and akin to '90s alt-rock.
MARTHA A mix of jazz, Americana and pop covers and originals with Dr. Arvin Scott on percussion, Bryan Shaw on piano and Marty Winkler on vocals and percussion.
LAURA COYLE Atlanta-based jazz vocalist performing with her all-star supporting cast.
MIMOSA DJ spinning remixes and original works in a genre-defying manner, accompanied by a cinematic stage presence.
GRANDTHEFT Toronto based producer and DJ creating an eclectic, custom club sound by playing originals, remixes and video edits.
OLD SKOOL TRIO Funk, blues, and jazz featuring Carl Lindberg on bass, Seth Hendershot on drums and Jason Fuller on keys. Playing original compositions and the music of The Funky Meters, Dr. John, War, Funkadelic and more.
JUBEE & THE MORNING AFTER Smooth, soulful hip-hop featuring MC JuBee and his band of electric rockers from Macon, GA. See Calendar Pick on p. 21.
BABY BABY Charismatic Atlanta band that can be described simply as "fun-rock."
SKYFOOT Hailing from Boston, MA, Skyfoot is a high-energy rock band combining elements of roots, funk, blues and country music.
THE SHADOW EXECUTIVES Local blues legends. This is an open jam and guests are welcome!
MARIACHI NIGHT Live Mariachi band, every other Thursday!
ROOT SPIRITS Local two-piece blues-rock outfit draws from American roots music and psychedelia to create an absorbing experience.
T. HARDY MORRIS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set.
DAVE MARR The former Star Room Boys singer with a deep and resonant country twang plays a set of solo material.
The exhibits "The World All Around Us" and "Landscape for the Night" are on display. Live music by Kyshona Armstrong.
Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center. A free shuttle runs the full circuit every 30 minutes in a counter-clockwise route; look for the "3Thurs" yard signs near each venue's drop-off point. See website for a list of current exhibitions. See Art Notes on p. 10.
For "Walk," new work by Jennifer Hartley.
(Room S151) Printmaker Karen Kunc speaks about color abstractions of the natural and human-fashioned world in her prints and artist books.
A screening of PBS's "Art21" segment on artist Paul Pfeiffer. Part of ATHICA's "And I Feel Fine" exhibit.
Lindsay Troutman instructs on how to needle felt a doll. $50.
Social dancing at its liveliest with jigs, reels and strathspeys. Bring your dancing shoes. Every Thursday, 7–9 p.m. $3. email@example.com
Three-day intermediate workshop. Feb. 1–2, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. & Feb. 3, 1:30–5 p.m. $199–255. www.ocaf.com
Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while 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.
A Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation and healing. Every Thursday.
In honor of the library's 100th birthday in 2013, a video camera is set up in the board room for patrons to record their favorite library memories. The videos will be shown at the library’s dedication and birthday celebration on Apr. 7, and be archived on www.boomersinathens.org. Also by appointment.
Drag performances throughout the night and live music from Roots Spirits. A portion of proceeds benefit the Boybutante AIDS Foundation.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your talent! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a spot.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent.
Performances by music therapy students as part of Music Therapy Week.
The chamber ensemble performs during its last season. Works performed will include quartets by Beethoven, Webern and Schubert.
Lake Oconee Living magazine & Green Living Project present a screening of short films about sustainability projects in the DRC. A reception with writer Chris Cella follows.
An award-winning documentary that takes a look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's "artistic crime of the century": a tightrope walk between the Twin Towers.
The UGA Theatre stages a new play by UGA professor John Kundert-Gibbs.
The children's musical features characters from books by Dr. Seuss.
ACC Leisure Services offers "March Madness Spring Break Mini-Camp" at Lay Park, "Spring Break Art Break" at Lyndon House, "Spring Break Camp" at East Athens Community Center and Rocksprings Park, and "Spring Break Mini-Camp" at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Visit website for details. Week of Mar. 11–15. 706-613-3615, www.athensclarkecounty.com/camps
Film Athens is currently selecting music video submissions. Selected videos will be screened at the Flagpole Music Awards Show in June. Visit website for entry form. Deadline Apr. 15. $25–35. email@example.com, www.filmathens.net