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Friday, June 22

93 events

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    June 22–23, 12 a.m. $5. www.athenscine.com

    Gonzoriffic Underground Movie Show

    The underground film collective presents a program of locally made microcinema including "Pajama Nightmare," and "Bad Girl Dracula."

  • Live Wire

    7 p.m. $6. www.livesyphon.com

    Athens Rising

    Local filmmaker James Preston's documentary takes a look at music, dance, food, stand-up comedy, art and the origins of AthFest.

Classes

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. 

  • Bar South

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1329

    THE LAST REMNANTS Group consisting of members of various '80s and '90s rock bands.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES TRIO Folk-rock from Louis Pelot and company, featuring Jacob Selvaggi on saxophone.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

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

  • Go Bar

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

    DAY PARTY Featuring Tom Visions, Umanistan, Suntundra, Se'nam Palmer, Lea Lea and Cole Monroe.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer phenom Dwayne Holloway leads this group through improvised jazz, blues and funk.

    ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    MAX HIGHTOWER South Carolina-based blues musician.

  • The Roadhouse

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2324

    WHAT WRISTBAND? An unofficial festival showcase featuring Greco, Flashback Flash, Brown Goose, Honey Strikes and Nobody's Darlings.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    STEPHEN EVANS Asheville, NC-based folk-rock artist.

Games

Theater

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    June 22–23, 7 p.m. June 24, 2 p.m. $9–16. 706-283-1049

    Red Velvet Cake War

    The lives of three cousins spin out of control during a family reunion.

  • Athens Community Theater

    June 21–23, 8 p.m. June 24, 2 p.m. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Urinetown, the Musical

    The play skewers the human tendency towards acts of dangerous irresponsibility.

  • Brightstone Theatre

    June 22–23, 7:30 p.m. June 24, 2:30 p.m. $16–18. www.brightstoneathens.com

    Tuck Everlasting

    Eleven-year-old Winning Foster becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family, who hold the secret for unending youth.

  • Crawford School

    June 28–30, 7:30 p.m. $13–18. artsoglethorpe.org

    The Addams Family

    America's goth family comes to life in a musical production. See Theater Notes on p. 19.

Kidstuff

AthFest

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Art Lecture

    Parker Curator of Russian Art, Dr. Asen Kirin, will give a lecture in conjunction with "One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection." 

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–9 p.m. creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    Get Artistic

    In this Meet the Artist event, David Hale will guide participants to create their own art on clayboard. Pre-registration required. Hale will also release two new print editions with a percentage of profits benefiting Get Artistic.

  • Athens, GA

    June 22, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. June 23, 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m. June 24, 12–8 p.m. www.athfest.com

    AthFest

    The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl. See pages 9–13.

DJs

  • Max

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-256-9926

    George the Infinite

    GEORGE THE INFINITE Local DJ spins the best in Top 40, EDM and bass music.