Watch the talent show then the house cast.
Experience the moon over Lake Chapman as you paddle around in a canoe or kayak. For ages 18 & older. Pre-registration required.
PSEUDO Local band featuring musicians Kip Jones and Damian Kapcala.
NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local buzz band plays energetic, lo-fi punk rock.
SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local emo group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.
SYMPTOMS Punk rock band from Portland, OR.
HARLOT PARTY Local rock group featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.
ROBERT ELLIS This critically acclaimed singer-songwriter plays country-tinged indie-folk tunes with tenderness and mastery.
HISTORIC SUNSETS Athens-based experimental rock band.
SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.
THE ALBIONS Athens-based alternative rock band.
DANNY BREWER Atlanta-based folk singer-songwriter.
THE STEEL WHEELS Virginia four-piece playing a seamless blend of folk-rock and Americana.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.
GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band playing a special set in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's debut. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
PACO ENT Athens hip-hop group featuring Keefie Johnson, G-Money and SG Roe.
SLOPFEST Night two of the four-night festival features Fart Jar, Christopher Without His Liver, Maximum Busy Muscle, Shehehe, Lingua Franca, Apparition, Twinki, Nurse, Illegal Drugs, Vincas and DJs Lord Bitter and Lozo. See story on p. 9.
SIGH IN JULY A two-day festival featuring performances from Universal Sigh, Voodoo Visionary, Kenosha Kid, Groove Fetish, Jahman Brahman, I.R.E., Mister Tie Dye, Partials, Cycles, Hedonistas, Kilroy Kobra, Harvey Funkwalker, Athens Tango Project, Tallulah George, The Night Shift, Sunny South Blues Band and Heart of Pine.
HEAVY PETTY Local all-star Tom Petty cover band.
NSM New local all-star dance-pop group.
FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter's soft drawl accents his intimate folk-country songs.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!
NEW DIXIE BLUES Classic melodies and instrumentation with influences from blues and rock to country.
FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band that consistently pumps out boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll. See story on p. 10.
THE PAUSES Orlando-based pop group led by singer-songwriter Tierney Tough.
The gallery's third juried show will be juried by Harry H. DeLorme, Jr., New Media Curator of Telfair Museums in Savannah. Up to three pieces may be submitted for review. Deadline Aug. 15. $25. email@example.com, www.athica.org
Join artist Kristin Casaletto and Sarah Kate Gillespie for a conversation about Casaletto's work in the exhibition "The Past is Never Dead: Kristin Casaletto."
Young chapter book readers, ages 6–8, are invited to choose a chapter book, chat and enjoy activities.
Meet Elephant and Piggie from the Mo Willems books. Dress as your favorite book character, hear stories, make crafts and get your picture taken.
The Forest Caterpillars Year Long Program at McBride Family Farm is for ages 4–6. Begins Sept. 4, 3:30–6 p.m. $900. The Otters After School Program features nature-themed activities for ages 7–10. Begins Sept. 9, 3:30–6:30 p.m. $1100. The Gray Fox Year Long Homeschool Program is a nature connection program for ages 7–12. Begins Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. $1350. Earthsong. In the Hawks After School Program, middle school participants develop sense of sight through scout skills. Begins Sept. 7, 4–6:30 p.m. $1100. State Botanical Garden. www.wildintelligence.org
(Lavonia Cultural Center) The Franklin Community Players' Youth Summer Theatre presents a junior performance of the silents and talkies musical.
The Town & Gown Players present an adaptation based on the classic novella by Truman Capote. Southern-born writer Fred grapples with his own self-discovery through a complicated relationship with his charming NYC neighbor, Holly Golightly.
All of the acting takes place in a bathroom during a party.
(Private land in Oglethorpe County) This program is spread out over seven weekends throughout the year. Activities include games, play, exploration, wandering and quiet spaces. Begins Sept. 16. $645. 706-255-8937, firstname.lastname@example.org
(Earthsong) Based on the work of Joanna Macy, this participatory workshop is designed to transform fear and despair into inspiration and empowerment. Sept. 9, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $135. email@example.com