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Tuesday, September 19

32 events

Comedy

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Authors

    Meet UGA Press authors Sonny Seals and George Hart in celebration of their book Historic Rural Churches of Georgia

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! wwwathensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Bring a new treasure or story from the summer to share at "Show and Tell."

  • 5 p.m. www.michaelbrothersbuilding.com

    Open House

    (320 E. Clayton St.) Explore the Park Plaza executive offices and suites.

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    5 p.m. FREE! athensmetalartsguild@gmail.com

    Athens Metal Arts Guild Meeting

    This month's speakers are Leigh Griffin and Ann Finley who will speak on "Art and Fear."

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Matt Kenyon is an associate professor in the Digital and Media Program at Rhode Island School of Design. His art practice resides in the sculptural and digital world, and focuses on themes such as mass media, global corporations and the military-industrial complex.

Kidstuff

Word on the Street

  • Downtown Athens

    Downtown Parade of Lights

    Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Deadline Nov. 16. Parade on Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/parade.

Games

Performance

Classes

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    (Room 250) Watch a screening of Chuck Norris vs. Communism, a documentary looking at a translator who smuggled thousands of Western films into 1980s Romania. 

  • Winder Cultural Arts Center, Winder

    7:30 p.m. www.winderculturalarts.com

    Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers

    When God Sleeps tells the story of exiled Iranian artist-activist Shahin Naiafi against the backdrop of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks and the global right-wing backlash against Middle Eastern refugees. Following the screening, director Till Schauder will offer a Q&A.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/badmovienight

    Bad Movie Night: Final Score

    Mild-mannered businessman and ex-commando Richard Brown goes berzerk after Mr. Hawk indiscriminately murders his wife and son.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Meetings

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    LAMAR WILLIAMS BAND Pop-rock band from Atlanta fronted by the son of Allman Brothers bassist Lamar Williams.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    LILLY HIATT Edgy Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5 (ages 6–12), $15. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    DAVID LOWERY Cracker's frontman performs a solo set.

    MACKALIE DAVIDSON Local folk and pop singer and guitarist.