DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
Take a ramble through the trails and learn facts on Arbor Day's history.
For family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. "NAMI Family Support Group." Every fourth Tuesday, 6–7:30 p.m. email@example.com, www.namihall.org
Project Safe presents its annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.
(Cellar Theatre) The lives of an average couple are upended by the arrival of mysterious new neighbors in their Detroit suburb. See Theater Notes on p. 14.
Neil Simon's depiction of his Depression-era family living in New York is narrated by 15-year-old Eugene, who is obsessed with baseball and sex. See Theater Notes on p. 14.
Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in an adaptation of Disney's Broadway prodution.
Learn the basics of Word 2010.
"NAMI Basics" is a free, six-session educational program for parents or caregivers of a child or adolescent living with mental illness. Registration required. Sundays, Feb. 17–Mar. 31 (skip Mar. 10), 3 p.m. 770-225-0804 ext. 708, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.namihall.org
The Gymdogs compete against Florida.
The dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Award and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation. RSVP.
Miss Thing and some of her favorite Queens visit Terrapin. Drag shows at 6 & 7 p.m. Music by Emileigh Ireland and Bed Deth. Proceeds benefit the Boybutante AIDS foundation.
THE GOOD LOOKS Young band playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative.
THE STIR Rock band from Athens and Atlanta.
THE BUZZARDS OF FUZZ Bluesy stoner-rock group from Atlanta.
ROSIE & THE RATDOGS New local hard-rock group.
LOVE & HIP HOP Featuring performances from DK, Gawdlee, Trvy, JyShohn Lyric, Paid in AmeriKKKa and J GoodNews.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series. See story on p. 8.
DAVID BARBE & INWARD DREAM EBB The Athens scene legend is backed by members of New Madrid.
CAMP AMPED BAND Tunes from Nuçi's Space's group of future rock stars.
THE DIRTY DOORS Tribute band performs a set of classic Doors hits.
ANDERSON EAST Soulful, alternative Americana artist whose music displays shades of Ryan Adams and Ray LaMontagne.
JS ONDARA Folk-rock singer based in Minneapolis.
THE NEW SOUND OF NUMBERS Experimental pop and post-punk project led by songwriter Hannah Jones.
JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an experimental instrumental set.
JAKE BROWER Athens-based psychedelic-pop singer-songwriter.
DJS TWIN POWERS & SLIP-N-FALL Two Kindercore DJs team up to lead a dance party.
THE DICTATORTOTS Longtime local chaos-cultivators trash the night with post-grunge grooves.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
THE WOOFS Athens-based funk-rock band.
THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.
KARAOKE WITH THE KING Karaoke with DJ Brian King to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.
Listen and practice Spanish songs and stories. Participants do not need to speak Spanish.
Participants will learn about Vincent van Gogh and create a project in his style. Ages 6–10.
Elizabeth Rynecki will sign copies of Chasing Portraits: A Great-Granddaughter's Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy.
Learn new roleplaying games.
Painters will be given an example of what to paint and their own canvas to create their work of art. Themes will incorporate Black History Month and Valentine's Day. Ages 5 & up.
(Lavonia Cultural Center) Franklin Community Players wll hold auditions for the musical adaptation of Charlotte's Web. Actors should prepare a 30-second song to be performed a cappella. They will also be asked to do a brief cold read. Feb. 16, 5–7 p.m. Feb. 17, 10–2 p.m. 706-491-9374
Participants will learn about oil cleansing and make an herbal clay facemask. Registration required. Feb. 17, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $25–35. email@example.com