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Thursday, June 14

31 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

    5:30 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!

Kidstuff

Meetings

  • Fire Station #7

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Public Meeting

    Review reconfigurations to add on-street bicycle facilities on Barnett Shoals Road.  

  • 6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3801

    Public Input Session

    (ACC Planning Department, 120 W. Dougherty St.) Give unput on the North Oconee River Greenwalk MLK Greenway Extension.

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.

  • KA Artist Shop

    Artist Workshops

    "Screen Printing: Beyond the Basics." Oct. 7, 12:30–2:30 p.m. and Oct. 14, 12:30–3:30 p.m. $90. www.kaartist.com

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    MALCOLM & SULLIVAN New local classic- and folk-rock duo. 

  • 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.

  • The Falls

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. 

    JEFF RYMES Rootsy singer-songwriter known for his time in influential California band The Lonesome Strangers.

    HISTORIC SUNSETS Athens-based experimental rock band.

    DEAU EYES Indie-rock project from Richmond, VA.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TURNSTILES Billy Joel tribute band led by singer and pianist Tony Monaco.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group fronted by Jim Wilson and inspired by the traditional sounds of Ghana.

    LASSINE KOUYATE Local singer-songwriter Adam Klein presents a twist on traditional West African music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MILLS LANE Neal Fountain leads his band through musical explorations. Featuring Chris Enghauser on bass, Jamie DeRevere on drums and Brian Lopes on saxophone.

  • Hilltop Grille

    6 p.m. FREE! www.hilltopgrille.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter performs with his group.

Games

DJs

  • 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.

Events

Support Groups

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group

    Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a 12-step program for people who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. Mondays, 7–8 p.m. www.meetings.adultchildren.org

Film

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Museums on Film Series

    A bored billionaire starts stealing priceless works of art in The Thomas Crown Affair.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    5:30 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey

    The documentary covers the life of celebrated American garden designer Ryan Gainey. 

Theater

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    June 13–17, $8–16. roseofathens.org

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Shakespeare's roguish comedy follows John Falstaff and his misadventures with the women of Windsor. See Theater Notes on p. 10.

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Aspect Foundation

    Seeking families to host international high school exchange students who want to attend an Athens-area high school for the upcoming year. 770-757-4556, www.aspectfoundation.org

Art

  • Pixel & Ink Studio

    Artist Classes

    "Craftluck: Potluck with Crafts." Aug. 23. "Styled Shoot: Editorial Fashion." Aug. 26. Visit Facebook or email for details. pixelandinkstudio@gmail.com

  • Athens, GA

    Bus Shelters

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is seeking design proposals for artistic bus shelters. The design will be stamped out of metal for the rear wall panel. Application deadline Sept. 9, 11:59 p.m. www.accgov.com/FormCenter/Athens-Cultural-Affairs-Commission-36