CALEB DARNELL Member of The Darnell Boys and Bellyache sings the blues.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local group led by guitarist Louis Phillip Pelot.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens is back for 2013! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.
RALPH RODDENBERY & FRIENDS Georgia singer-songwriter playing a blend of Americana and roots rock with a twist of the blues.
CAROLINE AIKEN One of Atlanta's most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.
UP AND UP Athens-based jam band.
MATT HUDGINS Local songwriter plays "songs about drinking, jail, love and death, all done in the popular 'country and western' musical style."
JACOB MORRIS Morris plays a mostly acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.
HUNTER MORRIS Acoustic, psych-pop set from the Blue Blood frontman.
EMILY ARMOND Sea of Dogs solo set featuring earnest, banjo plucked singer-songwriter tunes.
PATRICK MORALES Viking Progress frontman playing a solo set.
NURTURE Local post-hardcore trio featuring screamed vocals, chunky guitar and explosive rhythms.
SUSPECT RAPTOR Local four-piece draws inspiration from '90s rock and bass-driven post-punk.
MBUS BATTLE OF THE BANDS Final round of this contest, featuring bands from UGA's Music Business Program.
Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, in the galleries for an in-depth discussion of a few selected works from the exhibition “William H. Johnson: An American Modern.”
(Room S370) An opportunity to draw or paint the human figure from life. No instruction provided.
Master's student John Jackson on guitar.
Conductor Keith Lockhart and the orchestra present a "Bright Lights, Big City" tribute to the Big Apple with works by Bernstein, Gerswhin and Duke Ellington. Special guest, vocalist and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway, joins the orchestra in a tribute to Barbra Streisand.
The UGA Department of Dance's CORE Concert Dance Company will perform "Taking Flight" as its annual season show. The 65-minute program will feature the artistic mastery of movement on bungee, triple trapeze, lyra, silks and cyr—all enhanced with music, film and lighting effects. See Calendar Pick on p. 35.
Think you know it all? Test your knowledge every Wednesday night.
Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.
Trivia with a DJ! Every Wednesday.
Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.
Jump on the trivia train! Every Wednesday.
(Five Points location) Open your pie-hole for a chance to win! Every Wednesday.
Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 2–5. Every Wednesday.
For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.
Children ages 11 & under can bounce around and have a jumping good time. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $3 (ages 2 & under), $6 (ages 2 & up). 706-613-5676
Spanish lessons with music, dancing and fun surprises led by Sarah Ehlers. For ages 2.5–4 years old. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. email@example.com
Caregiving with a child ratio of 1 to 3. For ages 6 months–4 years. Pre-registration required. Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $30–125. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ourarrow.com
Afterschool program teaches arts and crafts and allows children to create original artwork. Ages 6–15. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593
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
Play a round of Clue while eating spaghetti, then watch a movie to discover the culprit. Ages 11–18.
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your talent. Every Wednesday!
KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!
KARAOKE Every Wednesday!
Drink and food specials for you and your (well-behaved, non-aggressive, vaccinated) dog! Every Wednesday. 5–7 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com
Panels include musicians discussing their careers, music business professionals discussing issues like digital streaming, the decline of album sales, liscensing and recent changes in record labels, and legal professionals discussing the legal climate of the music industry. Followed by a free Songwriter in the Round. See story on p. 19.
Demeaning behavior and hateful words can be just as harmful as punches and kicks. Childcare provided. Call for location. Every Wednesday. 6:30–8 p.m. FREE! 706-543-3331 (hotline), 706-613-3357, ext. 771
Six-week group meetings for individuals dealing with fibromyalgia, arthritis, lupus, cancer, severe injuries and other chronic medical conditions. Call to reserve spot. Every Wednesday, 1:30–3 p.m. through Apr. 10. $15/session. 706-543-3522, email@example.com
Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591
Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves comprise this dynamic fitness program. Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $10/class, $70/session. www.uga.edu/botgarden
Cuban-style salsa dance classes with SALSAthens. Every Wednesday.
Ballet, tap, hip-hop, Zumba, contemporary, foxtrot, Western dancing, strip aerobics, ballroom dancing, salsa, Pilates and more. Check website for schedule. 706-355-3078, www.dancefx.org
Learn how to Salsa.
(Room 213) “Flush Times and Fever Dreams: A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson," by history professor Joshua Rothman, University of Alabama.
A discussion group that supports applying Buddha's teachings to end suffering in all areas of life. Every Wednesday.
Claiborne Glover explores the location, energy sources and mechanisms by which the molecular precursors of life were fashioned.
"Washington Think Tanks and America Policy Toward Latin America: Why Think Tanks are Influential and Why Universities are Not, and Why You Just Might Want to Work There," by Dr. Howard J. Wiarda.
Tonya Groomes speaks about the incorrect belief that slavery ended with the Civil War. She was featured in Slavery by Another Name, a book and documentary telling the story of the criminalization and forced labor of African-Americans after the Civil War.
The UGA Theatre stages a new play by UGA professor John Kundert-Gibbs.
GLOBES, PFLAG Athens and Athens PRIDE pay tribute to PFLAG founder Jeanne Manford (1920-2013) with a film screening, panel discussion and free food.
KARAOKE Every Tuesday!