COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, January 15

18 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

Games

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE! www.grindhouseburgers.com

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Dirty South General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Events

  • Clarke Central High School

    8:30–9:30 a.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/mlkday

    MLK Day of Service

    "A Day On and Not a Day Off" starts with a morning celebration. Volunteers will do service projects at various locations around town for the rest of the day.

  • 3 p.m. FREE! www.ugalive.com

    MLK Day Parade and Fest

    (Hull and Washington Streets) UGA Live and the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement host a parade through the streets followed by a block party at Max with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more.

  • Manhattan Café

    4–6 p.m. FREE! ugalive.com

    Athens African American Folktales

    Learn about the Athens Black Community and share a story about growing up in Athens at this music and networking event. Part of the MLK Day Festival. 

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local indie-pop group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.

    JIANNA JUSTICE Athens-based indie-pop project with a compelling, summery sound.

    LONG NECK Lo-fi indie-pop group from Jersey City, NJ.

    SHOULDIES Atlanta-based queer electronic-pop project.

  • The Foundry

    Athens Nurses Clinic Benefit. 7 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

    THE WILD-JORDAN TONK-CATS Long-running local blues group The Wildcats teams up with other local musicians.

  • Max

    4 p.m. FREE! www.ugalive.com

    MLK DAY FESTIVAL Featuring performances from Stella Groove, Kaliko, Lindsay Jarman, Cherese Dunn, Lennon HarkinsSmall Beige Girl and more.

  • The World Famous

    4 p.m. FREE! www.ugalive.com

    HIP HOP AND JUSTICE Part of the MLK Day Festival, this hip-hop showcase is hosted by LG (HOTC), with DJ Akeeme Martin and performances by Life the Griot, Squalle, African Soul, Tony B, Noc, BYV, Dedric, Motor Head, Minnie Lea, Bahdum Boyz and Ishues.

Film

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Orchid Workshops

    "Orchid Fruit Production: Pruning." Jan. 28, 1–5 p.m. $30. "Orchid Repotting." Feb. 3, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $15. 706-369-6091, botgarden.uga.edu

Word on the Street

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