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Tuesday, February 20

31 events

Comedy

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Jim Maudsley gives a presentation on petrified wood.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor. Part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts.

  • Max

    8–10 p.m. thesidehustle.ath@gmail.com

    Percentage Night

    The Side Hustle will serve food and drinks to a synth playlist. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement. 

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Nic every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/blindpigtavern

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Rd.) Every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515

    Trivia at Johnny's

    Play for cash prizes.

Kidstuff

Classes

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    Watch a screening of Boycott, starring Jeffrey Wright as Martin Luther King Jr., Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King and Terrence Howard as Ralph Abernathy. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/badmovienight

    Bad Movie Night: Science Crazed

    A mad scientist injects a colleague with a pregnancy serum, giving birth to a full-grown monster wearing blue jeans.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 p.m. FREE! (w/ student ID), $3. drama.uga.edu

    UGA's French Film Festival

    Watch Gabrielle, a story of a 21-year-old woman with Williams Syndrome who seeks to live a normal life.

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

    THE NO NAME ENSEMBLE BAND Local folk group featuring several well-known musicians.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TOM VISIONS BAND Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music from Visions and his group, plus special guests.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BALKUN BROTHERS High-octane blues-rock band from Hartford, CT.

  • Sofar Sounds

    8 p.m. $12. 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6 p.m. FREE! willson.uga.edu

    Meet the Author

    Meet Kevin Barry, author of City of Bohane and Beatlebone.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Adult Book Club

    Discuss Edgar and Lucy by Victor Lodato.

  • The Globe

    7 p.m. FREE! www.english.uga.edu

    Christopher P. Collins

    (Upstairs) The UGA Creative Writing Program and University of Georgia Press present a reading by poet Christopher P. Collins, the recipient of the 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize.

  • Athens Montessori School

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

    Family Health Lecture

    Hear a presentation on family health issues and their relationship to an industrialized and toxic food system. 

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! (first 3 visits). www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 16–17, 20–24, 8 p.m. Feb. 18 & 25, 2:30 p.m. $16. ugatheatre.com

    Detroit

    (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.

Ending Tuesday, February 20

 

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Three Day Introduction to Mandarin

    Terry Waltz will lead a fast-paced introduction to Mandarin using a new approach for fast learning. Feb. 21–23, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Registration required. kmcgover@gmail.com, coe.uga.edu

Auditions

  • Farce of Nature

    (Lavonia Cultural Center) The Franklin Community Players are looking for four men and five women for a production of the comedy Farce of Nature. Feb. 19 & 20, 5:30–7 p.m. franklincommunityplayers.com