KING ISRAEL Athens-based alternative blues-rock band.
COUCHLOCKED Local progressive psychedelic folk-punk four-piece.
THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.
SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul.
MIKE COOLEY A solo set from one of the Drive-By Truckers' two principal songwriters. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.
CELIA VERBECK Experimental pop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.
IMMACULATE CONTRACEPTION Experimental duo from Atlanta.
LAMBDA CELCIUS Local experimental electronic performer.
CLOUD POWERS Athens group soundtracking "imaginative meditative yoga."
PADGETT & POULIN Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter Chris Padgett teams with violinist Adam Poulin.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Browse new and used publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.
Bring your lunch to this lecture and Q&A discussing how to nurture a representative arts community. Panelists include Broderick Flanigan, Akeeme Martin and Mariah Parker. Presented by the Athens Area Arts Council.
The holiday sale will include small, hand-built sculptures as well as functional pottery such as teapots, mugs and bowls made by ceramic students and faculty.
(S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
Hosted by Garrett Lennox every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(Washington St.) Play to win.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
Gather a team. Every Wednesday.
Drop in and win prizes!
A storytelling program with hands-on activities. Ages 3.5–8.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
PRISM is a safe space for all teens who share a common vision of equality. The Christmas Party will have music, food and gifts. Grades 6–12.
Stories, songs, puppets and more. Ages 18 months to 5 years.
Preschool aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.
Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
The Georgia Museum of Art presents a hands-on printmaking session for teens. Ages 11–18.
Local artist Jackie Slayton Methe will present a Georgia Museum printmaking and ink class for teens. Ages 11–18. Registration required.
This session covers "No Scrubs: How to Get a Job." Grades 6–12.
KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. Backline provided!
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.
Sample wines from California's less travelled wine regions.
A portion of today's proceeds will benefit Extra Special People.
(Athens Area Chamber of Commerce) 1MC is a national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Each week, a local startup presents their company to a supportive audience.
Local comic stand-up hosted by Travis Williams. Last Wednesday of every month.
The Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Foundation seeks to empower women through education. The Fund Founders will share the history of the fund in a panel discussion. Professor Sara Hayden will be the guest speaker.
The YWCO Brown Bag Lunch Series presents a lesson on eating well for good health. Bring your own lunch.
Clarke County School District Superintendent Demond Means presents sessions around the city.
Adults of all abilities can read out loud and discuss I Survived the Hindenburg Disaster by Lauren Tarshis. Wednesdays, Jan. 10 & Jan. 24, 1 p.m. 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison