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Thursday, May 31

33 events

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!

  • 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!

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.

  • 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.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road location)

    BREATHLANES Athens musical collective playing organic, atmospheric improv. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    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.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    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.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards with collective communication and soulful improvisation.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ROYAL JOHNSON Funky, bluesy rock band from Macon.

  • 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.

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

    ANDY SHAW BAND Reggae-influenced rock group from Columbus, OH.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

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.

  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Computer Class

    "Windows Basics."

  • East Georgia Cancer Coalition Fitness Class

    (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, info@eastgeorgiacancer.org

  • M3Yoga

    6 p.m. Donations accepted. m3yoga.com/events

    iRest Meditation

    (The Tree Room) Relax for National Meditation Day. 

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!

  • 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 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.

Meetings

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! clarkedemocrats.com

    ACC Democratic Committee

    Caucus to elect members.

Film

Kidstuff

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Stormwater Calendar

    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. stormwater@accgov.com

Ending Thursday, May 31

 

Classes

  • Live Oak Martial Arts, Bogart

    Martial Arts Classes

    Traditional and modern-style Taekwondo, Jodo, self-defense, grappling and weapons classes for all ages. Visit website for full class schedule. www.liveoakmartialarts.com

Classes

  • ACC Library

    One-on-One Digital Media Center Tutorials

    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

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Call for Entries

    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

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Call for Proposals

    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

Kidstuff

Kidstuff

  • The Classic Center

    Hospitality Careers Academy

    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, beth@classiccenter.com