COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, April 24

34 events

Art

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    6–9 p.m. www.rolloutthebarrels.org

    Roll Out the Barrels Silent Auction

    Local artists have transformed ordinary rain barrels into functional pieces of art. Proceeds benefit the Athens Green School Program. Live music and light appetizers.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    UGA CSO Spring Pottery Sale

    The sale features hand-built sculpture and functional pottery by the UGA Ceramic Student Organization and faculty.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    Renowned interior designer Juan Pablo Molyneux will give a lecture entitled "My Russian Rooms." 

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30 p.m. FREE! jhebbard@uga.edu

    The Rest of the Story Book Club

    (Room 258) Discuss works connected to the ongoing and upcoming exhibitions and programs at the library. Followed by gallery tours. March's selection is Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism by Bob Edwards.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/ugaspecialcollections

    Polarization in Congress

    (Room 277) This week's speakers are Dr. Michael Lynch and Dr. Anthony Madonna. Coffee and dessert provided.

  • 12:30 p.m. FREE! sustainability.uga.edu/peterson

    Peterson Toscano

    (The Intersection, Tate II) Comedian Peterson Toscano will lead a discussion and casual luncheon ahead of his performance on Apr. 25.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    5 p.m. FREE! sustainability.uga.edu

    Peterson Toscano

    (Room 352) Comedian Peterson Toscano will discuss storytelling techniques and how to reach audiences. 

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Chris Offutt celebrates the release of Country Dark.

Kidstuff

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Money Smart Week: Tax Form Origami

    Recycle old tax forms into origami art.

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–10 p.m. $4–6. www.athensswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. 

Film

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $12 (21+), $14 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CHARLEY CROCKETT Blues and country artist based in Austin, TX playing music influenced by the Deep South. 

    NIKKI HILL Soul-drenched rock and roller from North Carolina.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday in March.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

    A.F.T.M. Local band started by a group of UGA students.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $8. www.thefoundryathens.com

    PARKER GISPERT Frontman for former Athens rock trio The Whigs performs a solo set.

    DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $23. www.georgiatheatre.com

    POSTMODERN JUKEBOX Collective founded by pianist Scott Bradlee that re-interprets modern pop music through a historical lens.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    GOSH! Fuzzed-out psychedelic pop duo from Chicago.

    JIM GOLDY Sarah Swillum's hallucinatory Dada-beat-pop performance features existential chants and dance.

    DOMESTIC No info available.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JIM WILSON Local songwriter and musician (The TaxiCab Verses) performs.

  • The World Famous

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

    VIC VARNEY Former Method Actors frontman credited with assisting the explosion of alternative rock in Athens. 

Performance