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Sunday, January 15

14 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring Dwan Bosman.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    DAVID KLEPINGER No info available.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local emo group playing a stripped-down set.

    JIANNA JUSTICE Athens-based indie-folk project with a compelling, summery sound.

    FREE CAKE FOR EVERY CREATURE Lo-fi pop group from Philadelphia.

    T-REXTASY Riot grrrl-influenced pop-punk group from New York.

    HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock project led by songwriter Kyky Renee Knight. See Record Review on p. 12.

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenshistorical.org

    Athens Historical Society

    The society will present its Hull Award to Mary Bondurant Warren, with a program celebrating her work.

Meetings

  • Athens for Everyone

    6:30–8 p.m. FREE! athensforeveryone@gmail.com

    Workers Coffee Hour

    Drop in to the Athens for Everyone office to ask questions about your legal protections as a worker.

  • Leathers Building

    11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athensga.quaker.org

    Immigrant Rights Discussion

    Guest speakers from the Athens Immigrants' Rights Coalition discuss immigrants rights.

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10 a.m. FREE! uufa@uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    Mokah Johnson will speak on "Spirit of an Activist: Training to Inspire." 

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

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

    WritersResist

    Join writers across the nation who are focused on the ideals of a free, just and democratic society. An all-ages workshop creating peace flags will be followed by readings from community speakers.

Classes

  • 2 p.m. FREE! facebook.com/athensfreeschool

    Athens Free School: Digital Security for Activists

    (Bombs Away! 317 N. Chase St.) Get tips for protecting yourself in the surveillance state.

Games

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.

Ending Sunday, January 15

 

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Arts in Community Grants

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission award two grants of $1,500 each to promote creative placemaking in the community. Grants will be awarded based on the level of community enrichment through the arts, contribution to the local identity and quality or artistic merit. Artists, local organizations and groups can apply. Visit website for announcements. athensculturalaffairs@gmail.com, www.athensculturalaffairs.org

Auditions

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Call for Musicians

    Seeking musicians for a live pit orchestra for Suessical the Musical. Rehearsals take place in January. Performances begin Jan. 27 and run through Feb. 5. alps.seussical@gmail.com