COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, April 20

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Andrea Carson-Coley Lecture

    Award-winning author and associate professor Dr. Bettina Love presents "GET FREE: Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, and Black Joy."

  • Ciné Barcafé

    5 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    National Day of Action Teen Panel

    Teens will share their experiences protesting gun violence and activism with ULead and the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement.

Saturday, April 21

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Writers Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! larryacquaviva@charter.net

    Book Release

    Meet local author Larry Acquaviva for his book Nobody Cares Who You Are: The Life and Times of Aceman, a Widespread Panic Roadie—The Panic Years, Pt. 1. Live music by Scott Laniak, The Plague and The Honey Sliders.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Meet Mike Gunter for his book Tales of an Ecotourist.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Preplanning and Pie

    Lord and Stephens Funeral Home gives a presentation on end-of-life planning for yourself and family. Pie will be seved. 

Sunday, April 22

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Iconic Images of Warfare

    Colonel Lawrence Saul will present historical paintings and modern photographs of warfare from the late 18th century until today. 

Tuesday, April 24

5 events

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.

Wednesday, April 25

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Meet Cathy Cleary in celebration of her cookbook The Southern Harvest.

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Meet the Author

    Dr. Wayne Flynt will talk about Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee.

  • UGA Chapel

    7 p.m. FREE! sustainability.uga.edu/peterson

    Peterson Toscano

    Peterson Toscano will perform "Everything is Connected– An Evening of Stories, most weird, many true."

Tuesday, May 1

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Bogart Library

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Adult Book Club

    Pick up a copy of The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls at the front desk and meet book lovers at the new book club. 

Wednesday, May 2

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Sunday, May 6

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Meet the Author

    Meet local author Denise Weimer in celebration of her novella Across Three Autumns, her contribution to "The Backcountry Brides Collection."

Saturday, May 19

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Writers Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.