KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!
JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
BREATHLANES Athens musical collective playing organic, atmospheric improv.
THE FIGURANT Prog-metal band from Atlanta.
KUCOSHKA Atlanta-based rock band with a quirky, virtuosic sound.
MOSES NESH Folky American Primitive guitarist and songwriter from Atlanta.
CARLA LE FEVER AND THE RAYS Old-school funk covers and originals and sweet, sappy pop covers and originals.
STONI TAYLOR Atlanta guitarist plays a solo set of soul-inspired rock.
IF, BWANA Experimental project formed by influential noise composer Al Margolis. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
THE ELECTRIC NATURE Athens-based experimental drone and noise-rock outfit.
JASON KAHN Experimental vocal artist based in Zurich, Switzerland.
PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards with collective communication and soulful improvisation.
ROYAL JOHNSON Funky, bluesy rock band from Macon.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
ANDY SHAW BAND Reggae-influenced rock group from Columbus, OH.
JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
(Ramsey Student Center) The EGCC offers a group fitness class for UGA cancer survivors who are at least six months removed from treatment along with their family and friends. FREE! Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 5–July. 27. 5:30 p.m. 706-542-6449, firstname.lastname@example.org
(The Tree Room) Relax for National Meditation Day.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Win house cash prizes.
(Walls of Books, Watkinsville) Test your knowledge and win prizes.
(5 Points Cigar Shop, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) Play with Interstate Poker every Thursday.
Celebrate Adult Summer Reading with a game of trivia.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
(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.
A bored billionaire starts stealing priceless works of art in The Thomas Crown Affair.
Teens can discuss their summer reading over breakfast pastries. Ages 12–18.
Make mouse masks and bookmarks. Watch a short film of Geronimo on one of his investigations.
AKF Martial Arts hosts classes in safety for ages 3 and up.
Watch a screening of Peter Rabbit and enjoy popcorn and lemonade.
Rep. Deborah Gonzalez will host a party with cake and free books for children who sign up for Summer Reading.
Kids can experience the world of virtual reality. June 12–14, 3 p.m. Registration required. Ages 8–11. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee
The ACC Stormwater staff is seeking photos of stormwater management facilities, nature scenes, plants and animals from all around Athens to create a wall calendar. Submit photos by email with the name of the photographer and a description of where, when and why it was taken. Deadline Aug. 31. email@example.com
Traditional and modern-style Taekwondo, Jodo, self-defense, grappling and weapons classes for all ages. Visit website for full class schedule. www.liveoakmartialarts.com
Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs. Thursdays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. 706-613-3650
An exhibition inspired by the sounds of Earth traveling beyond our galaxy, "The Golden Record" seeks works in all media like sound, video, performance, technology and science. Proposal deadline May 31. Exhibition opens Aug. 18. www.athica.org/call-for-entries
The gallery is inviting curators and artists to submit exhibition proposals for the 2019 calendar year. Deadline May 31. $10. athica.org/call-for-entries
(City Center Ballet and Athens YMCA) Classes incorporate singing, dancing, movement and instrument play. www.centercityballet.com
High school students interested in the hospitality industry can apply for a week-long academy program that includes hearing guest speakers, shadowing job professionals, attending industry tours and participating in leadership activities. Deadline to apply May 31. July 16–20. $450. 706-357-4521, firstname.lastname@example.org