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Thursday, May 3

23 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 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!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    BFA 2 Exhibition Reception

    The closing reception celebrates the work of BFA students graduating in various studio art majors.

Meetings

Events

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    7 p.m. FREE! athenssciencecafe.com

    Athens Science Café

    Dr. Rishi Masalia will present the last café of the semester, "Last Call at the Oasis: A Look at Water and Agriculture."

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    12:30 p.m. FREE! wintervillecenter@gmail.com

    Senior Potluck

    Bring a dish to share. Katrina Fairchild presents a talk on "Horticultural Therapy."

  • St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church

    6 p.m. $4–8. www.stphilothea.org/events/festival-and-dinners

    Thursday Night Spaghetti Dinner

    Enjoy homemade spaghetti and live entertainment by the Oconee River Trio.

Classes

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 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.

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    STEVEN SCHULER Soulful acoustic singer-songwriter playing originals and favorites.

  • 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.

    HUTCH MCCOLLUM Singer-songwriter playing old-school country and bluegrass.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NEGATIVE GEMINI Electronic alter ego of Brooklyn producer Lindsey French.

    GEORGE CLANTON Vaporwave and chillwave-influenced artist from Brooklyn, NY.

    STAY AT HOME DAD Local producer with a hazy, beat-centric take on electronica.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE FAMILY RECIPE New local jazz fusion outfit.

    JAQK Athens-based rock band. 

    SUPER HELPFUL No information available.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-based singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    STROKIN Local Strokes cover band.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Old Skool Presents. 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    NIGHT FEVER Athens-based duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TENTH MOUNTAIN DIVISION Eclectic fusion-rock band from Boulder, CO.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.terrapinbeer.com

    PEAK PHYSIQUE Sample- and beat-based project with a soulful pop sound.

    WESDARULER Athens-based hip-hop producer and emcee with a laid-back, throwback style.

    L.G. Athens emcee Larry Gresham pulls from '90s hip hop and R&B to create a unique sound.

Lectures & Lit

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Word on the Street

Classes

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Fiber Arts Studio Workshop

    Paige French will teach a four-part course exploring weaving and fiber arts. All levels welcome. Thursdays, May 3–24, 6:30–8:30 p.m. $15. 706-542-8863, callan@uga.edu

Classes

  • Gents of the Cork

    (J's Bottle Shop) A six-week Wine 101 Appreciation Course exploring the basic principles of wine, critical evaluation technique and a review (and tasting) of the world's major wine grapes. Two Thursdays a month, 6:15–7:30 p.m. beginning May 3. $75. 706-353-8881, wine.jsbottleshop.com