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Thursday, February 1

23 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 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!

Art

  • The Classic Center

    5:30 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    Peter M. Kenny of the Classical American Homes Preservation Trust will deliver a keynote address, "'You Must Not Get Your Furniture Here... Get What You Want from N. York in the Spring': Duncan Phyfe, Honoré Lannuier and the Allure of New York Furniture in the American South." 

  • Winterville Marigold Festival Art Contest

    (Winterville, GA) The festival is seeking artist submissions for artwork that will be featured at the festival. A select group of entries will be chosen to display their work April–June at the Winterville Center for Community & Culture. The top submission will be used for posters, T-shirts and more. Deadline Mar. 11, 5 p.m. Festival May 12. www.wintervilleartscouncil.org

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Events

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!

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    THE NIGHT SHIFT Jammy, Atlanta-based alt-rock band.

    LITTLE BIRD Four-piece from Annapolis, MD blending surf-rock, jazz and Americana.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BIG MORGAN Local band that plays a rhythmic, high-energy brand of garage-rock.

    CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop five-piece.

    GLUEFOOT No info available.

    KYLE LACEY & THE HARLEM RIVER NOISE Group drawing on traditional rock and swing.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ELECTRIC AVENUE Tribute band that delivers "the '80s MTV experience." This is a special Wham/George Michael tribute.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Old Skool Presents. 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ROSHAMBO Jason Fuller, Seth Hendershot, Nick Johnson and Aaron Trubic play soulful renditions of classic hits.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ARTIMUS No info available.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.naturerambling.blogspot.com

    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.

Auditions

  • Athens, GA

    Singularity

    Seeking non-union actors of all ages for a short film discussing race and individuality in the digital age. Shoot dates will be late February and early March. singularitymoviecasting@gmail.com

Classes

  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    Yoga Classes & Workshops

    200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training. $2250. "Yoga for Beginners" is a four-week series beginning June 6, 5:30–6:45 p.m. $60. New Friday night yoga/dance mix classes. Monthly Friday night free meditation class. Special workshops coming up include Ayureva (June 2 & 16), Kriyas and Pranayama (June 30) and intro to Yin Yoga (July 21). See schedule online. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com

Ending Thursday, February 1

 

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Natural Science Illustration Series

    OC Carlisle teaches basic techniques of drawing for natural science illustration. Register by Feb. 1. Classes run Saturdays in February. 706-542-6156, botgarden.uga.edu, www.carlisleillustration.squarespace.com

Art

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    Trifecta Call for Artists

    "Trifecta" is open to MFA students attending UGA, Georgia State and Georgia Southern. Deadline Feb. 4. Exhibition runs Mar. 9–31. trioathens@gmail.com, www.trioathens.com

Art

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    This year's theme is "Belonging: Georgia and Region in the National Fabric."  Feb. 1–3. FREE! (UGA students), $200–300. www.georgiamuseum.org