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Wednesday, January 24

25 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SHOEGAZERS Power-pop band from Kennesaw.

    EDDIE RASCAL Eclectic pop-punk four-piece from Atlanta.

    ODD STREET Funky, "jamtastic" local rock crew.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    NBLOCK Local hip-hop artist.

    B.Y.V. & Y.O.D Two local hip-hop collectives team up.

    SQUALLE Athens-based hip-hop artist with a thoughtful, throwback sound.

    DJ COUNTRY BOY Spinning hip-hop sounds.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GROOVE FETISH Proggressive jam-rock group from Wilmington, NC.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Sofar Sounds

    8 p.m. $15. www.sofarsounds.com

    SECRET CONCERT Apply for tickets online, and find out the location the day before. The artists are unknown until you arrive at the show.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Artists Tour

    Join artists Mary Pearse, Demi Thomloudis, Sunkoo Yuh, Jennifer Crenshaw and Ted Saupe for a talk about their work in the exhibition "Crafting History: Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia."

Kidstuff

Games

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

Classes

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! atedrow@uga.edu

    Gardening Class

    "Succulents and Rock Gardens." Registration required.

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.

  • 8:30 a.m. FREE! www.1millioncups.com/athens

    1 Million Cups

    (Seller Labs, 1 Press Place) 1MC is a national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Each week, a local startup presents their company to a supportive audience.

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.respectfemme.org

    (Fem)me Kick Off

    (Room 147) Learn about the organization (fem)me. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations of tampons, pads and Midol.

Meetings

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! accgov.com

    Public Input Session

    Offer input regarding Dudley Park Master Plan Revision.

Film

Performance

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $12–15. www.facebook.com/boybutante

    The Great Gatsby: A Stage Reading

    Boybutante presents a stage reading of the beloved classic. Performers include Harry Dixon, Miss He, Nathan Altman, Diego Wolf, Jacqueline Daniels and Ming Vase-Dynasty. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Ending Wednesday, January 24

 

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