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Monday, January 26

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $40-75. 706-542-4400, www.pac.uga.edu

    Garrison Keillor: An Evening of Storytelling

    Keillor is a best-selling author and host of public radio’s long-running "A Prairie Home Companion." His books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys and Life Among the Lutherans. He returns to the Performing Arts Center for an evening of storytelling. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

Wednesday, January 28

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10. 706-542-4400, www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Concert

    This performance features some of the most talented students from Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Thursday, January 29

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $25–55. www.pac.uga.edu

    Peter Schickele

    Musical humorist and internationally recognized composer Peter Schickele performs 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence!

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $15. www.meltingpointathens.com

    Boybutante Presents: The Golden Gurls

    Local drag performers bring beloved characters to live in a staged reading of The Golden Gurls: All of the Shade, All of the Cheesecake.

Saturday, January 31

1 event

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. $15–20. www.mortontheatre.com

    International Championship of Collegiate a Cappella

    The south quarterfinal of the ICCA features groups from around the southeast.

Wednesday, February 4

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

    Faculty Recital

    This performance features Martha Thomas, Kristin Jutras and Jean Martin-Williams.

Thursday, February 5

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Chanticleer

    Chanticleer is known around the world as a seamless blend of 12 male voices and recognized for its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and gospel to venturesome new music. This evenings performance is "The Gypsy in My Soul," featuring traditional gypsy music from Eastern Europe along with songs by Duke Ellington, Gershwin, Peter Gabriel and more.

Friday, February 6

1 event

Performance

Saturday, February 7

4 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    A Night in Old New Orleans

    Veterans of One Mo' Time are joined by clarinetist Orange Kellin, his trio, and dance man Vernel Bagneris for a night of classic tunes from the old days of the Big Easy.

  • Morton Theatre

    7:30 p.m. Cost TBA. www.mortontheatre.com

    Flow Motion

    The group performs to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and the Fisher House.

  • Canopy Studio

    Feb. 6–7, 8 p.m. & Feb. 8, 4 p.m. $6–10. www.canopystudio.org

    TwoFold

    The show features arial dance pieces that explore the dualities in life.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $25–35. pac.uga.edu

    A Night in Old New Orleans

    Clarinetist Orange Kellin, song and dance man Vernel Bagneris and other talented New Orleans musicians bring to life the Big Easy sounds of yesteryear. The show reunites the stars of One Mo' Time, the Off-Broadway hit musical that ran for over three years at New York's Village Gate.

Sunday, February 8

1 event

Performance

Monday, February 9

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10. 706-542-4400. www.pac.uga.edu

    Bassoon Recital

    Hugh Hodgson Faculty member Amy Pollard has performed with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Tuesday, February 10

1 event

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Time TBA. www.classiccenter.com

    Dancing Pros Live

    Featuring Karina Smirnoff and Edyta Sliwinska of "Dancing With the Stars," this is a live competition show where the audience determines the winner. Hosted by Golden Globe nominee and star of "Growing Pains," Alan Thicke.

Wednesday, February 11

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Wind Symphony Concert

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Jaclyn Hartenberger will lead the group in an exciting program.

Thursday, February 12

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Knights

    Led by Eric Jacobsen, The Knights is dedicated to creating an original, engaging musical experience that honors both classical tradition and explores new adventures for musical discovery.

Friday, February 13

2 events

Performance

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. $3. secretcitypublicity@gmail.com

    Burlesque Beta's Lonely Hearts Club

    Burlesque performers perfect their work in front of a friendly crowd, kind of like the "Muppet Show," but with less puppets and more cleavage.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

    Mod(ular) Ensemble Concert

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty members Connie Frigo and Joshua Bynum present a new chamber music exerience. The group mixes and matches combinations of saxophone, trombone, clarinet, bass, piano and percussion for a widely varied musical experience. 

Monday, February 16

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

    UGA Concert Winds and Symphonic Band

    The performance will include "La Péri Fanfare" by Paul Dukas,  "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair" by Debussy and "Lincolnshire Posy" by Percy Grainger. Damon Denton will be featured in a special performance of Stanton's "Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble."

Tuesday, February 17

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music University Chorus

    The ensemble, led by director of choral activities Daniel Bara, is UGA's largest mixed choral ensemble.

Wednesday, February 18

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Collegium Musicum

    Featuring both singers and instrumentalists, the group is dedicated to performing medieval, baroque and renaissance music in period-correct style.

Thursday, February 19

2 events

Performance

  • 8 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: Evgeny Rivkin

    Faculty member and International Tchaikovsky Competition winner Evgeny Rivkin brings his sensitive touch to the Hodgson School of Music's brand new Steinway piano.

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.navyband.navy.mil

    U.S. Navy Concert Band

    The premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire.

Friday, February 20

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 20–21, 8 p.m. & Feb. 22, 3 p.m. $18. pac.uga.edu

    "L'amico Fritz"

    Pietro Mascagni's opera, L'amico Fritz, tells the tale of a wealthy landowner who bets that he will never marry, wagering his entire vineyard to his best friend. When Suzel, the daughter of Fritz's tenant, arrives on the scene, things become much more complicated.

Saturday, February 21

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 20–21, 8 p.m. & Feb. 22, 3 p.m. $18. pac.uga.edu

    "L'amico Fritz"

    Pietro Mascagni's opera, L'amico Fritz, tells the tale of a wealthy landowner who bets that he will never marry, wagering his entire vineyard to his best friend. When Suzel, the daughter of Fritz's tenant, arrives on the scene, things become much more complicated.

Sunday, February 22

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    Midori, one of the most popular violinists, joins the orchestra for Schumann's Violin Concerto under the direction of Robert Spano.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 20–21, 8 p.m. & Feb. 22, 3 p.m. $18. pac.uga.edu

    "L'amico Fritz"

    Pietro Mascagni's opera, L'amico Fritz, tells the tale of a wealthy landowner who bets that he will never marry, wagering his entire vineyard to his best friend. When Suzel, the daughter of Fritz's tenant, arrives on the scene, things become much more complicated.

Tuesday, February 24

1 event

Performance