Seeking submissions for the 22nd annual Southworks National Juried Art Exhibition on Apr. 7–May 5. Visit website for application and to submit images. Cash prizes will be awarded to top pieces. Deadline Feb. 17. $25-35. www.ocaf.com
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents a fully-staged production of Cinderella with dancing, lavish sets, detailed costumes and Prokofiev’s classic score. A pre-concert lecture will be offered 45 minutes prior to the performance.
JOE WILLEY & THE MOVING MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.
HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music.
DANIEL HUTCHENS Bloodkin guitarist plays a solo set of wrenching, rocking soul-folk. See story on p. 11.
DAVE MARR The former Star Room Boys singer plays a set of his solo material in his deep and resonant country twang.
JUNKER Dark, evocative local folk-rock group fronted by songwriter Stephen Brooks.
THE EVERYWHEN New local group led by fixture Chris McKay pays tribute to David Bowie in honor of what would have been the artist's 70th birthday. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
LETTUCE New York-based funk band.
JAW GEMS Beat-music on samplers played to a live band.
JEFFERSON SHUTTLECRAFT A collection of Athens musicians playing the music of Paul Kantner.
HANNIE AND THE SLOBS New local garage project featuring members of The Rodney Kings and Muuy Biien.
DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.
HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
VOODOO VISIONARY Improvisational funk-rock group from Atlanta.
THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!
(Georgia Cancer Specialists, 125 King Ave., Suite 200) Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children.
Coloring sheets and pencils will be provided for participants to drop in, color and relax.
Atomic presents an evening of performances by aspiring drag queens and kings. Everyone is encouraged to dress in gender bending attire. Proceeds benefit AIDS Athens. A sign up sheet to perform can be found on Facebook.
"Exploring Creativity." Oct. 3, 6:30–8 p.m. "Colorful Impressionist Painting." Oct. 4, 6:30–8:30 p.m. "Modern Calligraphy." Oct. 8, 2–4 p.m. "Silk Painting." Oct. 22, 1–5 p.m. "Calligraphy Club." First Thursdays, 5:30–7 p.m. www.kaartist.com
(Healing Lodge, Loran Smith Center) "Loving Kindness Meditation for Uncertain Times."
Classes are specifically designed to benefit seniors. Mondays, $7.50. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter.com
Learn about character development, motivations and styles from Joelle Ré Arp-Dunham and members of the Circle Ensemble Theater Troupe. Saturdays, Jan. 21–Feb. 25. $150. wintervillecenter.com
This month's theme is "What's Your Nature IQ?." Ages 4–12.
Girls and boys can join the largest youth flag football organization in the country. All skill levels. Mar. 12–May 14. $125. Ages 4–14. www.nationalflagfootball.com
Author and former Seattle City Council member Nick Licata will host a panel with Melissa Link, Mokah Jasmine Johnson, Broderick Flanigan and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
Oconee Youth Playhouse presents a musical to help you keep enjoying the spirit of the holidays.
(East Athens, Hancock Corridor and New Town neighborhoods) Hands On Athens seeks skilled volunteers to assist low-income homeowners with maintenance and repair projects. 706-353-1801, handsonathens.weebly.com
Register to volunteer at 18 sites around Athens. A light breakfast will be served and Life the Griot will be the featured speaker. Opening event Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. at Park Park Community Center. www.athensclarkecounty.com/mlkday
(Rose Hall, 150 Fritz Mar Lane) Improv II for grades 3–12 covers the ins and outs of impromptu acting skills. Fridays, Apr. 7–May 12, 10–11 a.m. and 4:30–5:30 p.m. 706-340-9181, www.roseofathens.org