COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, January 26

26 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MEAN QUEEN New local rock band featuring members of Chrissakes and We Versus the Shark. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

    MOTHER THE CAR  Founded by a brother duo, this garage-rock act incorporates blues and other influences.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie-rock band.

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JIM WILSON Local songwriter and musician (The TaxiCab Verses) performs with special guests.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15. www.40watt.com

    THE WHIGS Hard-driving former Athens rock trio with heavy pop sensibilities. See story on p. 11.

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $10 (adv)., $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30. www.georgiatheatre.com

    REBELUTION Rock and reggae band from Santa Barbara, CA.

    RAGING FYAH Roots-reggae group from Jamaica.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DATENIGHT Scrappy garage-punk band from Nashville.

    MTVH1N1 New post-punk group from Tampa, FL.

    RICHARD GUMBY "Top 40 bedroom demos" played by various lineups and led by songwriter Scott Crossman.

    MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing "pseudo-Satanic hip hop."

    DJS TWIN POWERS & SLIP-N-FALL Two Kindercore DJs team up to lead a dance party.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    GMEA JAZZ JAM Georgia Music Educators let their hair down and take their instruments up. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE HEARD Chicago-based funk and groove band.

Events

Art

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    This year's theme is "Belonging: Georgia and Region in the National Fabric."  Feb. 1–3. FREE! (UGA students), $200–300. www.georgiamuseum.org

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    New exhibitions include "Tripwire," "This is a Developing Story," "Oscillations" and "We Have So Much to Talk About." See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Classes

  • Bogart Library

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

    Computer Class

    "Intro to Excel."

  • Farmview Market

    Farmview Classes

    "Easy Bread-Baking at Home: No-Knead Bread." Aug. 28, 5:15–6:30 p.m.  "Back to School Essential Oil Basics." Aug. 29, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $37. "Kombucha: A How-to and Make & Take with Shannon Palmquist." Sept. 13, 5–7 p.m. $33. "All Natural Lip Balm: Make & Take with Shannon Palmquist." Sept. 27, 5–7 p.m. $21. "Columbus Day Sausage-Making: Flavors From Around the World." Oct. 3, 3 p.m. $40. www.farmviewmarket.com

Lectures & Lit

  • Jan. 26–27. ehether@uga.edu law.uga.edu

    WIlbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Conference

    (UGA Hirsh Hall, School of Law) The conference brings together legal experts, psychologists and child advocacy leaders from across the country to discuss important issues related to child sexual abuse survivors and those professionals who assist them. The conference offers five Continuing Legal Education credits, plus breakfast and lunch.

Kidstuff

Performance

Auditions

  • Athens Community Theater

    Suddenly Last Summer

    Two men and five women wanted for a Town & Gown Players production of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer. Auditions consist of cold readings. Feb. 12–13, 7 p.m. Performance dates will be April 13–22. townandgownplayers.org

Ending Friday, January 26

 

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    43rd Annual Juried Exhibition

    The annual show will be juried by Wassan Al-Khudhairi, chief curator at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Drop off entry forms and up to three works on Jan. 25, 1–8 p.m. & Jan. 26, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $25 submission fee. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

Help Out

  • Athens Academy

    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    (Sinkwich Spartan Center) Save a life. Jan. 26, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. 706-433-2376

Word on the Street

  • ACC Council on Aging

    Senior Leadership Academy

    Senior Leadership Academy is an opportunity to meet others and become more involved in the community. Register by Jan. 26. The academy runs Thursdays, Feb. 1–Mar. 22. 706-549-4850, thurley@accaging.org, www.accaging.org