THE SPLITZ BAND This band's impressively wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.
THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.
BLANKO Quirky, comedic, Atlanta-based rock band. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
CRUNCHY Athens-based "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.
SPACE DUNGEON This local collective features a dollop of hip hop, a pinch of space and a sprinkle of jazz.
THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features Marcus Click.
SLOPFEST Night four of the four-night festival features Marathon States, Bad Idols, Seagulls, Hunger Anthem and Joy Kills. See story on p. 9.
PARADISE PATIO A bumpin' deep-house outdoor dance party hosted by DJ Zelium.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
The Classic City Rollergirls host teams from NC, FL, TX, TN and AZ.
The family-friendly festival includes singing, dancing, hip hop, volleyball, badminton, cornhole, and games of chess. Food is included in the admission and kayaking is available for an additional charge. Proceeds benefit Chess and Community. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
See skateboards painted by local artists. Proceeds benefit the Skate Park of Athens Phase 2. Music by Blanko, Crunchy and Space Dungeon. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
The FamilySearch Family History and Genealogy Expo will feature history-related organizations, vendors and resources.
All are welcome to join in.
The afternoon includes a Skype conversation with Tristan Donovan, author of It's All a Game, plus tutorials of board games and mini-tournaments with prizes from Avid Bookshop.
OPEN MIC Sing loud, sing proud.
(Lavonia Cultural Center) The Franklin Community Players' Youth Summer Theatre presents a junior performance of the silents and talkies musical.
The Town & Gown Players present an adaptation based on the classic novella by Truman Capote. Southern-born writer Fred grapples with his own self-discovery through a complicated relationship with his charming NYC neighbor, Holly Golightly.
All of the acting takes place in a bathroom during a party.
Camps include themed programming on modern art, superhero and fantasy, dollhouse design, natural dyeing and textiles, fairies and nature art, Latin American art, women in art, and more. Check website for full descriptions and dates. www.treehousekidandcraft.com
Cooking Class Camps cover knife skills, modern restaurant techniques and various menu items each day. July 24–28, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $200. email@example.com
(Frog Stomp Studio, 160 Tracy St.) Open Art Studio is offered Tuesdays–Fridays. Weekly summer camps run through July 24. Themes include "Movement & Simple Machines," "Welcome to the Jungle," "Space Dreams and Shooting Stars" and more. Ages 5–11. $200/week. Check website for descriptions and times. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.frogstompstudio.com