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Friday, January 13

26 events

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Southworks Call for Artists

    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

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Jan. 13–14, 8 p.m. $62–72. www.pac.uga.edu

    State Ballet Theatre of Russia

    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.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    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 Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    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.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    LETTUCE New York-based funk band.

    JAW GEMS Beat-music on samplers played to a live band.

  • The Globe

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    JEFFERSON SHUTTLECRAFT A collection of Athens musicians playing the music of Paul Kantner.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    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.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    VOODOO VISIONARY Improvisational funk-rock group from Atlanta.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

Games

Events

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.facebook.com/totes2tots

    Totes 2 Tots

    (Georgia Cancer Specialists, 125 King Ave., Suite 200) Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Adult Coloring Program

    Coloring sheets and pencils will be provided for participants to drop in, color and relax.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5. www.caledonialounge.com

    Amateur Benefit Drag Show

    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.

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    Artist Workshops

    "Modern Calligraphy: Beginners Basics with Kristen Ashley." Nov. 13, 6:30–8:30 p.m. www.kaartist.com

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    5:30–6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-543-0162, www.mindfuliving.org

    Mindfulness Practice Evening

    (Healing Lodge, Loran Smith Center) "Loving Kindness Meditation for Uncertain Times."

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Tai Chi for Seniors

    Classes are specifically designed to benefit seniors. Mondays, $7.50. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter.com

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Acting Fundamentals for Adults

    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

Kidstuff

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

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

    Building a Better Athens

    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.

Theater

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Jan. 20–21, 7 p.m. & Jan. 22, 3 p.m. $14–18. www.oconeeyouthplayhouse.com

    A Christmas Story, the Musical

    Oconee Youth Playhouse presents a musical to help you keep enjoying the spirit of the holidays.

Help Out

  • Hands On Athens

    (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

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Help Out

  • Athens, GA

    MLK Day of Service

    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

Kidstuff

  • Rose of Athens Theatre Academy

    (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