COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, November 12

23 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    CHRIS WATTS "Deep South Americana" artist from Nashville.

    SHOAL CREEK STRANGLERS Local traditional roots-folk duo.

    LEEANN PEPPERS Local singer-songwriter playing sparse, evocative folk music.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring Madoca & Company.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    1 p.m. FREE! 706-612-9327

    MICHAEL MANN Singer of local rock band Radiolucent performs a solo set.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

  • Iron Factory

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    JIM COOK High-energy solo blues performer with strong vocals, slide guitar and "swamp stomp."

Film

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Poppy Lady

    The documentary tells the story of Moina Belle Michael, the Poppy Lady. DeLois Gainey will discuss Michael's legacy and how the DAR continues to support veterans. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    2 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    Served Like a Girl

    The documentary follows American women who are transitioning from soldier to civilian. Screening followed by discussion. Discounted tickets for veterans.

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required). www.athenssymphony.org

    Athens Symphony Fall Concert

    The Symphony kicks off their 2017/2018 season and celebrates 40 years.

  • Canopy Studio

    Nov. 10–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 2 & 6 p.m. $6–20. www.facebook.com/trapezestudio

    "Everything That Rises"

    Canopy's Repertory Company presents a Southern Gothic-style show built around the music of Don Chambers. See story on p. 18.

Events

  • ACC Library

    2–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Healthcare Navigator Assistance

    Kate Malone, a Health Plan Navigator will be on hand to help attendees sign up for insurance.

  • 2–4 p.m. $12–15. www.achfonline.org

    The Hill Walking Tour

    (1800 Crescent Lane) The Hill is an enclave of several historic homes that were saved from demolition and moved to this site. Part of the Athens Heritage Walks walking tour series.

  • 1–7 p.m. FREE! www.lottamaes.com

    The Grateful Table: A Pop-up & Potluck

    (Lotta Mae's Supply Co.) See how local makers and Lotta Mae's set the table for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah and a kids' table by Treehouse. Followed by a community potluck.

  • 1005 College Ave.

    2–5 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com

    Fix-it Clinic

    (CHaRM) Bring an item in need of repair like bicycles, toys, clothing/textiles, computers, small furniture, electronics and small appliances, and staff will help you fix the item.

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! athenslibrary.org/madison

    Calligraphy Class

    Learn lettering with Mike Moak. Registration required.

  • Tyche's Games

    1 p.m. www.tychesgames.com

    Learn to Paint Miniatures

    Try your hand at painting minis.

Art

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 8–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, 2:30 p.m. $12–16. ugatheatre.com

    Cabaret

    The Tony Award-winning musical follows the lives of an aspiring novelist and a wannabe starlet in 1920s Berlin. See Theater Notes on p. 21.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 9–11, 7:30. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, 3 p.m. $15. www.athensclarkecounty.com/act

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    The musical is adapted from the popular film about a boy named Ralphie who wants a BB gun for Christmas. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 17–18, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, 2 p.m. $9–11. 706-283-1049

    Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol

    A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Mark Z. Danielewski celebrates his latest volume in The Familiar series, Redwood.

  • Nuçi's Space

    1–4 p.m. FREE! www.arts.uga.edu

    Athens Potluck Book Launch

    Celebrate the release of Jason Thrasher's music photography book, Athens Potluck. Several of the included musicians will read short stories from the book. Part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts.

Ending Sunday, November 12

 

Word on the Street

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    Annual Bird Seed Sale

    Proceeds support the Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc., a non-profit organization which supports the SCNC in promoting environmental education and preservation. Pick-up Nov. 10–12. Order forms are available at the Nature Center, by mail or online. 706-613-3615, ext. 235, sncinc@gmail.com

Classes

  • Personal Safety & Security Workshop (Protective Reach)

    (Let It Be Yoga Studio, 100 Barnett Shoals Rd.) This four-hour self-defense class incorporates lectures and scenario based exercises. Tactics include self-defense spray, kubaton and grappling release. Nov. 12, 12:30–4:30 p.m. $75. www.protectivereach.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