COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 19

30 events

Comedy

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Authors

    Meet UGA Press authors Sonny Seals and George Hart in celebration of their book Historic Rural Churches of Georgia

Kidstuff

Word on the Street

  • Downtown Athens

    Downtown Parade of Lights

    Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Deadline Nov. 16. Parade on Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/parade.

Games

Performance

Classes

  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Computer Class

    "Windows Basics."

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8–11 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. 

  • ACC Library

    Computer Class

    "Excel 2013: Spreadsheet Basics." Tuesday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m. "Excel 2013: Formulas, Functions & Sorting." 10 a.m. FREE! Registration Required. www.athenslibrary.org/athens

  • 6:30–9 p.m. $50. jeremyadambarton@gmail.com

    Lighting Setups Made Easy

    (Craig Gum Photography Studio, 160 Winston Dr., Suite 10) Gain hands-on experience shooting 1, 2 and 3 light photography setups. Bring your own camera.

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    (Room 250) Watch a screening of Chuck Norris vs. Communism, a documentary looking at a translator who smuggled thousands of Western films into 1980s Romania. 

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Meetings

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    LAMAR WILLIAMS BAND Pop-rock band from Atlanta fronted by the son of Allman Brothers bassist Lamar Williams.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    LILLY HIATT Edgy Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5 (ages 6–12), $15. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    DAVID LOWERY Cracker's frontman performs a solo set.

    MACKALIE DAVIDSON Local folk and pop singer and guitarist.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

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