COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, October 18

42 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    DAVID LOCOCO Local singer performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    JON CLEARY TRIO R&B/funk group led by New Orleans funkmaster and England native Cleary.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    VVUUMM Indie garage-rock group out of Richmond, VA.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    ROB NANCE AND THE LOST SOULS North Carolina-based folk-rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CODY JOHNSON Country singer-songwriter with a crowd-pleasing vibe. 

    JORDAN RAGER Country singer-songwriter from Loganville.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FREESTYLE CYPHER NIGHT A night of rhymes and beats, featuring local and touring MCs and hosted by Lingua Franca.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    STEADY FLOW Band from Peoria, IL self-described as "the future of funk."

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Saxophone Studio Chamber Recital

    Featuring students in solo and chamber music settings. 

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    The Music of Fred Mills

    Fred Mills was a founding member of the Canadian Brass quintet and taught at UGA from 1992–2009. Students and faculty will honor the late trumpeteer with a recital.

Kidstuff

Games

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Museum director William U. Eiland leads a special tour of "Modern Masters from the Guiliano Ceseri Collection." See Art Notes on p. 10.

Events

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $20. www.sdtgreekgrind.com

    Sigma Delta Tau Greek Grind

    Sororities take the stage in a campus-wide dance competition benefiting Prevent Child Abuse America.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music. This is the last Wednesday market of the season.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. Backline provided!

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Hosted by Katie Collins.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC A weekly battle-style open mic that uses silent-disco headphones to encourage audience participation. Performers can bring their own beats, or the house will provide backing.

DJs

  • Southern Brewing Company

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

    Chief Rocka

    CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ expertly spins a set of old-school hip hop.

Meetings

  • Logan's Roadhouse

    11 a.m. clarkc255@gmail.com

    Athens Retired Educators Association

    Socialize with other retired teachers from Athens and stay for a program.

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    8 p.m. $5–7. thethalianblackfriars@gmail.com

    And Baby Makes Seven

    (The Cellar Theatre) As Anna, her lover Ruth and her baby-daddy Peter await the arrival of their newborn child, they must rid their crowded apartment of three imaginary children who are starting to take on a life of their own. Presented by The Thalian Blackfriars.

Film

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    6:30 & 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Filipino Dinner Theatre

    Watch the first movie produced in the Philippines Blood is the Color of Night. Manila Express will have a pop-up selling Filipino cuisine. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    7 p.m. FREE! guides.libs.uga.edu/factsdebate

    "Do Facts Still Matter?"

    The UGA Libraries and Georgia Debate Union host a discussion of facts in our political culture. Refreshments will be served. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Classes

  • Farmview Market

    Introduction to Quilting

    Learn how to piece and machine quilt with Jeannette Hart and Gay Rodriguez of Quilts by Hart. Tuesdays, Jan. 16–30. 5–7 p.m. $90. angelina@farmviewmarket.com

Word on the Street

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Go Mobile Mammography Center

    Belk Gives offers free screenings to women age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year and have a primary care physician. Nov. 12, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. 855-655-2662, www.belk.com/pink

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