COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

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

    Gardeners of all experience levels can learn about flowering shrubs in "Camellias, Azaleas and Gardenias." 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 by Chris Padgett (Oct. 24) and Random Acts (Oct. 31).

  • 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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