Thursday, February 1

24 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!


  • The Classic Center

    5:30 p.m.

    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." 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–9:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $5 (non-members). 706-542-4662,

    90 Carlton: Winter

    See the newest exhibitions during the museum's quarterly reception. Enjoy light refreshments, gallery activities and door prizes. See Art Notes on p. 18.

  • 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.

Word on the Street




  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    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).

    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.

    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).

    ELECTRIC AVENUE Tribute band that bills itself as delivering "the '80s MTV experience."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Old Skool Presents. 8 p.m. FREE!

    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

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!


  • Athens, GA


    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.


  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    Yoga Classes & Workshops

    "Beginners Series." Mar. 3–Apr. 7, 9 a.m. $87. "Teaching Yoga to Children with Special Needs." Mar. 3. "Helpful Adjustments." Mar. 17, 12 p.m. "Anatomy: Shoulder, Arm and Rotator Cuff." Mar. 24. "Deepen Your Meditation." Apr. 7. Ongoing classes in Iyengar, Vinyasa, Hatha, Power Yoga, hot yoga, meditation and more.,

Ending Thursday, February 1



  • 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,,


  • 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.,


  • 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.