COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, November 16

37 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    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.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Thursday Twilight Tour

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • Athens Academy

    8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. athensacademy.org

    Holiday Market

    Shop handmade gifts and art from over 30 local artists. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.

Classes

Support Groups

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Emotions Anonymous

    A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LILY ROSE Nashville-based pop-folk singer-songwriter.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    SHILPA RAY New York-based artist playing dark, goth-infused post-punk.

    MOTHER THE CAR  Founded by a brother duo, this garage-rock act incorporates blues and other influences.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LUCAS O'CONNELL Athens-based singer-songwriter.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

    MIKE BRANDT Local guitarist and songwriter.

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    HUMMING HOUSE Band that pulls from diverse backgrounds like Americana, classical composition, bluegrass, soul and traditional Irish music.

    BECCA MANCARI Eclectic folk singer-songwriter based in Nashville.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BREAK SCIENCE Electronic duo from Brooklyn that combines soul, dubstep and glitch.

    COFRESI Project blending electronic music with acoustic drum performance.

    SPACE KADET Electro-funk collective from New York.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    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.

  • Live Wire

    8 p.m. $10. www.livewireathens.com

    THE GRASS IS DEAD Bluegrass group paying tribute to the Grateful Dead.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Local acoustic alternative-rock band led by Packway Handle Band member Josh Erwin.

Kidstuff

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    (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.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! mkapelewski@athenslibrary.org

    For the Philo of Philosophy Book Discussion Group

    Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times. 

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu

    "A Rush to Judgment"

    The panel discussion will explore Senator Richard B. Russell's role on the Warren Commission. A light reception will follow. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Café au Libris: Jason Thrasher

    Meet photographer Jason Thrasher in celebration of his book Athens Potluck.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Banned in D.C.

    (Prince Ave.) Author and photographer Cynthia Connolly offers a presentation and book signing for Banned in D.C., a music photography book documenting the now legendary punk scene of Washing D.C. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Events

Film

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Americans in Paris Film Series

    Watch The Moderns, held in conjunction with the exhibition "Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris."

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $30–76. pac.uga.edu

    St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig

    Hear sacred music by Bach, Heinrich Schutz, Johann Hermann Schein and Felix Mendelssohn. A pre-concert lecture will be offered 45 minutes prior. 

Ending Thursday, November 16

 

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.

Classes

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Zumba

    Dance away near Sears on the upper level. Every Thursday, 6–7 p.m. zumbathens@gmail.com