KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and folk-influenced rock trio.
SAILOR POON Feisty garage-punk group from Austin, TX.
BITTER Punk rock four-piece from Atlanta.
ATHENS IN HARMONY REDUX An event designed to improve race relations in Athens, featuring musical duos Elite tha Showstoppa and Caroline Aiken, Jordan Rhym and Vanessa Briscoe Hay, Squallé and Chris McKay, Repunza and Nathan Sheppard, Marco Hull and Maggie Hunter, Stella and Michael Wegner, Eugene Willis and Bain Mattox, Areana Williams and SJ Ursrey, Celest Ngeve and Reverend Tribble and Monique Osorio and Tre Powell. See story on p. 10.
WAKA FLOCKA FLAME Atlanta-based rapper known for hits like "O Let's Do It" and "Hard in Da Paint."
DJ WHOO KID Hip hop DJ and producer.
JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.
HIP HOP CYPHER NIGHT Athens rappers and producers Project Paul, Yung'N Restless, Solo 10k, Ziggy RoxXx, Ricky Digits and Jonbthedj hold down a cypher night. Jonbthedj will provide instrumentals for an open-mic freestyle after the performers have finished their sets.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night every Monday. Hosted by Larry Forte.
Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Beginner players welcome.
A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org
(Recovery Cafe, Banyan Tree Center) Self Management for Addiction Recovery. Meeting Jan. 18, 5:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/smartrecovery
Chefs, cooks and culinarians are invited to discuss industry issues.
Strengthen your core, legs, glutes and back. Bring a mat. For adults of all ages. Tuesdays, 6–7 p.m. $7.50. 706-742-0823
Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.
"A Day On and Not a Day Off" starts with a morning celebration with breakfast and speaker Life the Griot. Volunteers will do service projects at 18 locations around town for the rest of the day.
(Hull and Washington Streets) UGA Live and the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement host a parade through the streets followed by a block party at Max with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more. See Story on p. 10.
Hosted by The Seed & Plate in partnership with potter Regina Mandell of Forged and Found, chefs prepare a special dinner served in handmade bowls that raises funds for the American Civil Liberties Union and Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition.
(Greather Bethel A.M.E. Church, 140 Rose St.) The Athens Area Human Relations Council presents Pastor Karen Bennett as the keynote speaker.