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Thursday, March 8

31 events

Kidstuff

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Energy Healing & Animal Telepathy

    (Ancient Suns Intuitive Arts, Cobbham Neighborhood) In "Animal Telepathy I," learn how to send and receive intuitive communications with animals. Wednesdays, June 13–July 18, 5–7 p.m. $200/five-week classes. ancientsunsacademy@gmail.com, www.ancient-intuition.com

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Nominations for the 2018 Preservation Awards

    Nominate a project that helps celebrate Athens' unique heritage. Categories include rehabilitation, adaptive use, new construction and more. Deadline Apr. 15. Ceremony on June 4. 706-353-1801, www.achfonline.org/preservation-awards

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Classic rock singer-songwriter from Statesboro.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $10 (+21), $12 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    THE NUDE PARTY Boone, NC-based garage-rock band.

    CAROLINE ROSE "Schizodrift" vocalist.

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. $15. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    COWBOYS IN THE CAMPFIRE Former Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson teams up with guitarist Chip Roberts for an intimate evening of sounds. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    HEIDI HENSLEY Local folk-rock singer performs a set of original music.

    ADAM PAYNE Payne writes songs with a lot of heart that can make you tear up or laugh out loud.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    BONOBO Acclaimed UK-based electronic artist known for his dubstep explorations.

    ATLAS Atlanta-based electronic musician and producer.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    ROMANOS, FONTAINE, ELLINGTON Three local musicians present a night of grooving jazz sounds.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    THE HOLLOW ROOTS Ballsy, bluesy rock group from Nashville.

    LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

  • The World Famous

    8:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    HIGH UP Omaha's Christine and Orenda Fink mix indie rock, punk and soul.

    WHISPERTOWN Folk project led by California singer-songwriter Morgan Nagler.

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and experimental performer.

    BED DETH Athens-based lo-fi, confessional indie-folk project.

    KYKY RENEE KNIGHT The leader of local band Harlot Party performs an intimate solo set.

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE! www.naturerambling.blogspot.com

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    Mar. 7, 2–6 p.m. (members-only preview, join for $25), 6–8 p.m. (general public). Mar. 8, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Mar. 9 & 10, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

    Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library Book Sale

    Thousands of titles available. Fill a bag for $10 on Saturday.

Art

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–9 p.m. www.creaturecomforts.com

    Art Party

    "The Broadside Exhibition Project: verse 1" pairs local poets and artists togethe to create original broadsides, an illustrated poem. The event will also feature an interactive printmaking station, poetry readings and music by DJ Comforts. Manila Express will be on site. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7 p.m. attica.org

    La Biennale Venezia

    John English shares experiences, photos and insights about the 57th La Biennale Venezia in Venice. 

Comedy

  • The Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! tscottuga@gmail.com

    Bullseye Comedy

    Open comedy sets from Athens and Atlanta comedians. Every second and fourth Thursday of the month.

Performance

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Concert of French Opera

    The UGA Opera Theatre will present selections from a variety of French operas in coordination with the exhibition "Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum Collection."  

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $5. 40watt.com

    DanceFX

    Sweet Dreams presents "Debut."