COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, January 11

30 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DIMMEN Local trio featuring two twins playing polyrhythmic jams.

    WALTE-YOUNG Georgia native and New York resident playing rich, reflective indie rock. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    SELF AND OTHER Angular rock three-piece from New Paltz, NY.

    HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock project led by songwriter Kyky Renee Knight.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BROTHERS OSBORNE Country-music duo consisiting of brothers T.J. and John Osborne. 

    LANCO Country band from Nashville.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BLIND HANDS No info available.

    GENETIC OUTCAST Sexual noise karaoke with voice memos, samples and soundbytes as sweet as the taste of candy.

    L'OR Opera-like dream sequences fused with ballet performance art.  

    LOVEDRAGON No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter performs a solo set.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TWO THIRDS No info available.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

Games

Comedy

Meetings

  • The World Famous

    6–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.fourathens.com/happy-hour

    Tech Happy Hour

    Meet local entrepreneurs, tech talent and other fellow Athenians who are making cool stuff at this weekly Four Athens networking happy hour.

  • ACC Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com

    TSPLOST Citizens Advisory Committee

    The Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax Citizens Advisory Committee holds a public forum to receive comments and questions from the public.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Video Editing for Beginners

    Learn the basics of video editing using Adobe Premiere. Registration required.

  • 6 p.m. $21/three sessions. rahnigamar@gmail.com

    Bellydance for Everybody

    (Winterville Center for Community and Culture) Learn Middle Eastern dance in a relaxed class for all ages and abilities.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Artful Conversation

    Curator Carissa DiCindo leads an in-depth discussion on Purvis Young's painting "Angels from Heaven and Earth."

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES OPEN MIC JAM Bands are welcome, backline is provided and the jam rocks until 2 a.m.

Events

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. thefoundryathens.com

    Rabbit Box

    Storytellers share true-life tales. This month theme is "Rites of Passage."

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Avid Bookshop and the ACC Library present author Karen Branan in celebration of her book, The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Tricia Lootens' Political Poetess

    UGA professor Tricia Lootens shares from The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres.

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    8 p.m. $36. www.pac.uga.edu

    Frank Huang

    Violinist Frank Huang, concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, performs a program of works by Beethoven and Prokofiev with pianist Gilles Vonsattel.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. $5. www.athenscine.com

    Science on Screen Series: Demain (Tomorrow)

    Ciné, UGA and the Consulate General of France in Atlanta present a special screening of the enivornmental documentary. The screening will be preceded by a reception and followed by a panel discussion on global warming with professors Nik Heynen, Gene M. Pesti, Patricia Yager and Richard Neupert.