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Friday, June 23

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Events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • 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

    FUNK BROTHERHOOD The local all-star band plays classic funk, disco and rock and roll covers.

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Athens-based group featuring drummer Dwayne Holloway.

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    FAT ARM DADDY Athens-based rhythm and blues trio.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    JUST JAY One-man acoustic cover band.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Poets

    (Prince Ave.) Meet local poets Eugene Bianchi (The Hum of it All: Poems from a Personal Journey) and Bob Ambrose Jr. (Journey to Embarkation—A Reflection in Poetry). 

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    June 23–24, 7:30 p.m. June 24–25, 3 p.m. FREE! (donations encouraged). www.athenscine.com

    Athens in Our Lifetimes

    The documentary examines the evolution of the personality of Athens as a community over six decades. Tickets are free but required.

Theater

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    June 22–24, 8 p.m. $15. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Into the Woods

    (Theater in the Woods) Brightstone Productions presents James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's play that brings together multiple popular storybook characters. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Crawford School

    June 22–24, 7:30 p.m. $13–18. www.artsoglethorpe.org

    9 to 5

    Arts Oglethorpe presents the musical based on the popular film with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Three coworkers concoct a plan to get even with their sexist, egotistical boss. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Kidstuff

  • Bogart Library

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Storytime Picnic

    Ms. Donna will read from John Ronald's Dragons about the boy who would grow up to become author J.R.R. Tolkien. Lunch and craft to follow. 

AthFest

Art

  • Downtown Athens

    June 23, 5–10 p.m. June 24, 12–10 p.m. June 25, 12:30–8 p.m. FREE! athfest.com

    AthFest Artist Market

    Browse over 40 booths of art, jewelry, ceramics, glass, woodwork, clothing and more. See p. 11.

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