Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.
The museum's late-night art party includes refreshments, a live deejay and access to all the galleries. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
Thom Houser speaks on his exhibition, "Connecting: Stairways to..." Exploring the many types of connections that occur while using stairs, the multi-media installation includes photography, video and sculptural components.
The shop is seeking artwork that explores the theme "What does 'home' mean to you?" Submission deadline Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. Find guidelines online. www.kaartistshop.com
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.
LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Local band playing a fusion of folk, country and Southern rock, with jazz influences.
GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.
HAPPY ABANDON Indie-rock band out of Chapel Hill, NC with an emphasis on dramatic production.
SUBSCRIBER Local psych-pop project of songwriter Jeff Webber.
BREATHLANES Athens musical collective playing organic, atmospheric improv. Featuring John Miley (guitar), Jamie DeRevere (drums) and Darrin Cook (bass), with special guest Chrystal Leonard.
BRIAN REVELS Singer-songwriter out of Atlanta.
SARAH ZUNIGA Talented singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice.
THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.
DIRTY BOURBON RIVER SHOW Vaudevillian rock and roll act from New Orleans.
ELLIS DYSON & THE SHAMBLES Chapel Hill, NC six-piece playing "whiskey-soaked, foot-stompin’ songs."
BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens.
LILY ROSE Local pop-folk singer-songwriter.
GOGOL BORDELLO Hard-touring gypsy-punk act from New York City. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
LUCKY CHOPS Brassy funk band out of New York City.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented jazz musicians get together at this monthly happening. Bring your axe, or grab a brew and a table and give an ear.
SYLVIA NOVAK Alabama singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.
MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.
Learn how to knot pearls with local business The Pearl Girls. Registration required.
Learn all you can do with YouTube.
Beginners can learn how to knit and intermediate knitters can get help on projects.
Receive information about the benefits of pollination from the UGA BugDawgs, observe insects and anthropods, sample honey and local beers.
Live music from diet-dangfly!, Betsy Franck, Ty Manning and the Slawdog Biscuits, Tay and Sean from the Broken String Band and the Athens Tiny Jazz Arkestra. Plus, a silent auction, raffles and door prizes. Food will be privided by eight local restaurants. Proceeds benefit The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children's Advocacy Center.
The UGA Special Collections Library and Classic City Tours present a haunted history tour through downtown and North Campus. Each stroll reveals the backstories of landmarks and lore.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
The fundraiser includes fine wines and food, a silent auction and art-related activities.
Festivities include live music, a silent auction, dinner and more. Proceeds raise scholarship funds for Oconee County students attending UNG campuses.
This event featuring artist-made headpieces by artists including Lucy Calhoun, cap man, Lauren Fancher, Lisa Freeman, Mike Harboldt, Mike Landers, Chris Taylor and many more. Headpieces will be auctioned off, and proceeds benefit the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art. Entry includes five auction tickets and a souvenir headpiece. See Story on p. 15.
The UGA Ice Dogs face off against Clemson.
Local award-winning chef and restauranteur Hugh Acheson discusses and signs copies of his new cookbook, The Chef and the Slowcooker.
Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times.
Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.
This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.
Hear stories, make crafts and learn fun facts about these nocturnal creatures with a bat expert.
Teens can learn how about goal-setting and planning from UGA Law School students. Ages 11–18.
The Modern Pin-Ups host an evening of dance performances.
The Edison Trio will perform.
The drag troupe performs every third Thursday. Tonight is a special Halloween show and costume party.
An artist-made headpiece performance and brown bag auction features pieces by Nancy Barbosa, cap man, Lauren Fancher, Lisa Freeman and more. Refreshments by Home.Made.
MUSEUM MIX Enjoy art, refreshments and a DJ.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Play for cash prizes.
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
Klon Waldrip presents a screening of H.G. Lewis' 1963 gory classic Blood Feast. Not for wimps!
Jeffrey Combs plays medical student who uses a specal serum to bring his headless professor back from the dead.
(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.
Stand-up from Cherith Fuller, Shaunak Godkhindi, Travis Williams, Lanny Farmer and Landon Lackey. Mark Taylor hosts.
Young actors get to take a turn as directors. Auditions Nov. 6 & Nov. 7, 6–7:30 p.m. Performances on Dec. 8–9, 7 p.m. & Dec. 10, 3 p.m. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net
Athens Little Playhouse presents a children's spring musical. Auditions Jan. 3–4, 6–7:30 p.m. Performances Feb. 16–18 & Feb. 23–25. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net
The Young Adult staff is looking for volunteers ages 11–18. Participants will prepare and decorate the library's haunted house. Oct. 23, 5–9 p.m. Oct. 24, 4–7 p.m. Oct. 25, 4–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950
This two-day workshop is for teens to get tips on goal setting. Hosted by the Black Law Student Association. Oct. 19 & Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650