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Sunday, February 25

14 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Authors

    (Prince Ave.) Meet local author and cartoonist Eleanor Davis in celebration of her latest book Why Art? See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Black Panther Panel Discussion

    Freda Scott Giles and Lesley G. Feracho lead a community panel discussion titled "The Black Panther film: Hope or Hype?"

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. FREE! www.atlantasacredharp.org

    Shape Note Singing

    Experience the early American a cappella singing tradition using The Social Harp, compiled in 1855 by John Gordon McCurry, Jr., and The Sacred Harp, first published in 1844 by B.F. White. Potluck lunch. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    5 p.m. $20. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Orchid Madness: Vanilla Sunday

    Vanilla flavoring is extracted from the pods of an orchid plant! Celebrate the vanilla bean orchid with sundaes from Freddy's Frozen Custard and a presentation by author James Farmer.

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    7:30 p.m. $35. ugapresents.org

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents a program with Mozart, Bolcom and Dvorák.

  • Morton Theatre

    Feb. 24, 7 p.m. Feb. 25, 3 p.m. $12–15. mortontheatre.com

    Dance and Music of the Soul

    The East Athens Educational Dance Center presents a theatrical dance and music production that celebrates S&B and soul music. 

Film

  • Beechwood 11 Cinemas

    Sept. 30, 2 & 7 p.m. Oct. 3, 4 & 7 p.m. gtcmovies.com

    Flashback Cinema

    Watch Young Frankenstein (1974).

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SHAUN PEACE BAND Playing a unique blend of rock, blues, alternative and reggae. 

  • Vega Studio

    New South Showcase. 5:30 p.m. $15. 706-207-7581

    NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local buzz band plays energetic, lo-fi punk rock.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    SWEET SOUL MOVEMENT Featuring music from M LewisChancey, Stella Groove, Jessie Ruth, Rashon Love, Sam Lipkin and Seline Haze.

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.

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Feb. 16–17 & 22–24, 7 p.m. Feb. 18 & 25, 3 p.m. $10. athenslittleplayhouse.net

    The Little Mermaid

    Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in an adaptation of Disney's Broadway prodution. 

Art

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1–4 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    Meet the Artist: Dr. Chris Greer

    "Clouds and Clay: Up Above Georgia" is an exhibition of aerial photography printed on aluminum by Dr. Chris Greer. 100% of art sales will benefit the Get Comfortable fund. Greer will spend the afternoon demonstrating how he utilizes drones for his photography, and the drones will transmit a live-stream video to the brewery while buzzing over Athens. See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

Ending Sunday, February 25

 

Word on the Street

Kidstuff

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Art Classes

    Now registering for spring classes. Art classes include Art Time (ages 4–6), Homeschool Artists (ages 6–11), "Wear It: Wearable Art" (ages 8–11 or 12–15). Check website for dates and descriptions. Register online. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

Classes

  • Fuel Hot Yoga

    Yoga Workshops with Aviad Sasi

    Aviad Sasi is a Vinyasa and Bikram teacher from NYC where he teaches at the Lighthouse yoga school in Brooklyn. "Free Your Hips," Feb. 23, 6:30–8 p.m. "Fuel Hot 90 Workshop," Feb. 24, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. "Backbending and Conditioning," Feb. 24, 12:30–2:30 p.m. "Inversions and Arm Balances," Feb. 25, 12–2 p.m. $25/workshop, $90/weekend. www.fuelhotyoga.com