Friday, November 10

38 events


  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $3.

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    Watch the house cast plus Farrazz from Atlanta.

  • The Classic Center

    6 p.m. $20–50.

    Harvest for the Homeless

    This event will feature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, raffles and live music by MARY SIGALAS AND THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS to benefit Athens Area Homeless Shelter.

  • 7 p.m. $10–15.

    Champagne Under the Stars

    (J's Bottle Shop) Sample over a dozen champagnes at this evening of music, bites and bubbly. Music by DJ Segar 92.7 WXAG.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Veterans' Day Cards

    Make a card for a veteran in your life using the library's supplies. All ages.

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    5:30 p.m.

    Being Thankful: Cultivating Gratitude with Mindfulness

    (Healing Lodge, Loran Smith Center) A monthly discussion and practice about mindfulness. This session's topic is how mindfulness enhances the cultivation of gratitude or thankfulness.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $5.

    Revel with the Devil

    The themed dance party features burlesque performances from Secret City and music by DJ Reindeer Games.  

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Nov. 10–11, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

    Turkish Delights: Rug Show and Sale

    Hasan's rugs presents a collection of hand-woven rugs, ranging from traditional to contemporary, from Turkey and surronuding regions. Art by Alan Campbell and antiques from John Knowlton will also be available. Hasan's Rugs owner Hasan Turkeri will lead a walkabout and talk during a brunch reception on Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $10.

    Georgia Cooperative Development Center Kick-Off

    Learn more about the newly launched nonprofit. Music by Cicada Rhythm, Gift Economy and Incatepec. The guest speaker is Dr. Yolande Tomlinson, executive director of the Organization for Human Rights and Democracy.

  • The Globe

    6 p.m.

    Learn to Taste Blind

    Taste five wines and evaluate flavors and aroms to choose which wine is which.


  • UGA Dance Theatre

    Nov. 9–11, 8 p.m. $8–12.

    Young Choreographers Series: Senior Exit Concert

    Seniors majoring in dance will premier their final choreographic works. Part of Spotlight on the Arts.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE!

    UGA Collegium Musicum

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

  • UGA New Dance Theatre

    12:15–12:45 p.m. FREE!

    Department of Dance Performance Sampler

    UGA dance students will perform a variety of dance styles in classical and contemporary ballet, contemporary modern and aerial dance. Part of Spotlight on the Arts.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $12.

    UGA Symphony Orchestra

    Student musicians will perform masterworks of classical repertoire. This program includes works by Bernstein, Sibelius and Joaquín Rodrigo.

  • Canopy Studio

    Nov. 10–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 2 & 6 p.m. $6–20.

    "Everything That Rises"

    Canopy's Repertory Company presents a Southern Gothic-style show built around the music of Don Chambers. See story on p. 18.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

    PLAQUE MARKS Philly-based sludge-rock band featuring local guitarist Gene Woolfolk.

    TORO Atlanta-based heavy rock group fronted by guitarist Zack Hembree.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. FREE!

    TALLULAH GEORGE Alt-rock group that presents "pure unadulterated entertainment."

    THE LO-FILLS Creature Comforts staffers perform a set of hits.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    NEIL FOUNTAIN Local jazz bassist and songwriter leads a performance.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    SOUTHERN AVENUE Quintet combining soul, blues and gospel from Memphis, TN.

    WAKER Group mashing soul, funk and rock and roll into a danceable sound, based in Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    TIMOTHY EERIE Psych-pop act from Orlando.

    SOAPBOX SOLILOQUY Psychedelic art-rock group from St. Petersburg, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15.

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band returns to town to perform a high-octane set of cover songs.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Georgia Cooperative Development Center Launch Party. 7 p.m. $10.

    INCATEPEC Local Athens group playing traditional Latin music. 

    GIFT ECONOMY Local acoustic folk-punk project. 

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie-folk with paired vocal harmonies.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    HIGHER LEVEL HIP HOP Featuring Willie Trump and ViVid, plus other performers.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE GRATEFUL BROTHERS Paying tribute to both The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs a set of foot-stomping blues.


  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Teen Anime Club

    Join other 6th–12th graders to watch, read and talk about anime and manga.

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Spanish Storytime

    Listen and practice Spanish songs and stories. Participants do not need to speak Spanish.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Stories & Songs at Memorial Park

    Bring a blanket and enjoy stories, songs and instruments with Mr. Evan. Weather permitting. Ages 2–5. 



  • Ciné Barcafé

    5–8 p.m. FREE!

    Opening Reception

    "La rentrée, René returns from France" features paintings on silk and serigraphy by René Shoemaker.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Nov. 10, 6–8 p.m. & Nov. 11, 2–4 p.m. FREE!

    "Topolographies nos. 1–4: Works on the Body"

    (Gallery 101) Atlanta-based artist Elizabeth Rogers presents a two-day exhibition of four distinct works addressing the body.



  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 8–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, 2:30 p.m. $12–16.


    The Tony Award-winning musical follows the lives of an aspiring novelist and a wannabe starlet in 1920s Berlin. See Theater Notes on p. 21.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 9–11, 7:30. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, 3 p.m. $15.

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    The musical is adapted from the popular film about a boy named Ralphie who wants a BB gun for Christmas. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 17–18, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, 2 p.m. $9–11. 706-283-1049

    Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol

    A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 9–10, 7 p.m. Nov. 11, 2:30 p.m. $8–10.

    For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow is Enuf

    UGA's Black Theatrical Ensemble presents Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem play. See Theater Notes on p. 21.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE!

    Pete McCommons: 30 Pub Notes

    (Prince Ave.) Flagpole editor Pete McCommons offers a reading of 30 Pub Notes: Celebrating 30 Years of Flagpole Magazine.