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Thursday, March 29

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!

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!

Meetings

  • Dudley Park

    6 p.m. FREE! accgov.com

    Public Input Session

    Voice your ideas regarding Dudley Park Master Plan Revision.

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.

Events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

    Medlife Benefit. 8 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    THE FAMILY RECIPE New local jazz fusion outfit.

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-based singer-songwriter.

    THE ECOTONES Co-ed a cappella group comprised of UGA students.

    PROPERTY OF BOLTON New local rock four-piece.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. FREE! www.40watt.com

    ROAD TO ROO One lucky Athens band will win a chance to perform at Bonnaroo 2018.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RUNAWAY GIN Phish tribute band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band returns to perform a high-octane set of Talking Heads cover songs.

    SAVED BY THE BAND Cover band playing hits from the '80s and '90s.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son perform a duet featuring American primitive guitar, piano, clarinet and more.

    GODDESS COMPLEX Athens-based ambient and avant-garde project rooted in queer culture.

    ARIEL ACKERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Mar. 29, 10:30 a.m. Mar. 29–30, 6:30 p.m. $5–16 mortontheatre.com

    Dancefx Storybook Show

    Dancefx presents The Jungle Book, told through dance with live musicians. 

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

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

    Café au Libris: Jon Jefferson

    Jon Jefferson's newest novel is a Wave of Terror. He has written the New York Times bestselling Body Farm series with Dr. Bill Bass under the pean name Jefferson Bass.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! georgiamuseum.org

    Michele Bogart

    Art historian Michele Bogart will give a talk on "Public Art and Process in New York City." 

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    8 a.m. FREE! akinloye@uga.edu

    African Studies Spring Lecture

    (Auditorium) The African Studies Institute presents philosopher Alloy S. Ihuah who will speak on "MADIBAISM: An African Leadership Philosophy of the New Past and the Old Future."

Help Out

  • Big Jump

    (Skydive Monroe, 535 Towler St. Monroe) Jumpers raise money for Extra Special People before skydiving on May 12. The Big Jump celebration includes live music, pony rides, bounce houses and more. extraspecialpeople.kindful.com/register/jump-2018

Word on the Street

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Adult Trips

    "Taste of Alpharetta." May 3, 3–10 p.m. $25–37.50. For ages 18 & up. All trips depart and return to Rocksprings Park. Register online. www.accgov.com/leisure under recreation tab

Ending Thursday, March 29

 

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Scanning One-on-One

    Sign up for a 60-minute one-on-one appointment to scan photos, letters, recipes, etc. Thursdays, 6 p.m. 706-613-3650