JET ENGINE DRAGONS Local band playing a blend of shoegaze, progressive rock and technical metal.
FALLOW Local three-piece dirty grunge and Southern metal band.
BOOK OF WYRMS Appalachian stoner/space metal band out of Richmond, VA.
NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.
THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.
TIM MOORE Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.
SARAH ZUNIGA Talented singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice.
PAUL THORN BAND Roots-rock singer-songwriter and former professional boxer.
BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.
DINOSAUR JR. Legendary alt-rock band combining elements of punk and noise-rock. See story on p. 11.
EASY ACTION In both sound and hair, this band continues representing the best of 70s glam rock.
GRASSLAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group formerly known as Grassland String Band.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
DEAD RITES Atlanta band that combines the energy of punk and metal with brooding, gothic vocal melodies.
DEAD RECKONING Metal band described as "Lamb of God meets Slayer meets Black Label Society."
THE LAST WALTZ ENSEMBLE QUARTET Tribute band performing the music of Bob Dylan and The Band. This is a special four-piece performance.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!
THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin' the blues since 1962.
CONNOR BYERS Young singer and rapper from Athens.
Public readings and performances from well-known storytellers. A grand finale performance includes stories from Donald Davis, Bil Lepp, Regi Carpenter and Andy Offut Irwin.
(Larry Walker Room) Explore the intersection of health and environmental law, urban agriculture, urban design, water quality and litigation through educational presentations and open forum discussions.
(Room 214) Jieun Lee presents "From Korean Adoptee to Spectacular Other."
(Prince Ave.) The Georgia Conflict Center co-presents author Andrew Forsthoefel in celebration of his book Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time.
This program will allow beginners the opportunity to spend after-hours getting acquainted with the basics of genealogy research. Research materials, volunteers to help and refreshments will be provided. Registration required.
A Goodwill's Virtual Career Coach will assist patrons with job applications and resumes. First Tuesdays, 1–3 p.m. and last Thursdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. www.careerconnector.org
Decorate eggs and ceramics.
Theater games and improvisation techniqes to increase creativity and confidence. Class ends with a public performance. Led by Lisa Mendez and Circle Ensemble's professional actors and directors. Tuesdays through Apr. 25, 6–8 p.m. 706-742-0823, www.wintervillecenter.com
Ellen Cowne shows participants how to make copper jewelry. Tuesdays, Apr. 11 at 6:30 p.m., Apr. 18 at 6 p.m. and Apr. 25 at 5:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/madison
(Multiple Locations) Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services offers camps in science, dance, sports, art and more. Visit website for dates and details. 706-613-3800, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
High school students interested in the hospitality industry can apply for a week-long academy program that includes hearing guest speakers, shadowing job professionals, attending industry tours and participating in leadership activities. Deadline to apply Apr. 14. July 10–14. $450. 706-357-4521, email@example.com
Play "Minute-to-Win-It" style games. Ages 8–14.
The series concludes with "May Flowers," giving participants a closer look at flowers with crafts and songs. Ages 2–4.
UGA alumnus, faculty and students present ideas worth sharing.
Watch season nine with the Athens Showgirl Cabaret.
This competition showcases the talents of 72 top robotics teams, grades 7–12, from 11 Southeastern states.
(Shiraz) Learn about available wedding options.
Representatives from Georgia Power, Nuclear Watch South and UGA will speak on "Nuclear Reactors and Climate Change." Refreshments will be served.
(Cellar Theatre) Loosely based on the notorious Ruth Snyder case of 1927, Sophie Treadwell's episodic play depicts a young woman's disastrous efforts to conform to society's rigid expectations of women.
Members of the Yorkshire Women's Institute decide to fully expose themselves for a charity calendar. See Theater Notes on p. 17.
'80S DANCE PARTY Dance to your favorite tunes from the 1980s.
The Athens Showgirl Cabaret presents performances. Dotte Comm from Atlanta makes a guest appearance.
The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a public art concept for consideration in the Rails-to-Trails Network project. Deadline Apr. 30. 706-248-1604, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.athensclarkecounty.com/7500/Call-for-Public-Art---Rails-to-Trails-Ne