KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Horn Dr. Jean Martin-Williams performs, joined by faculty pianist Damon Denton.
Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.
(Room 150) Speakers from the Athens Area Humane Society, AthensPets, Athens-Clarke Animal Control, Campus Cats, Three Paws Rescue and Athens Canine Rescue share information on rescuing, adopting, fostering, neutering and more.
The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement hosts a dialogue between law enforcement officials and residents on race relations, community policing, safety and recent incidents involving the police.
Local book collector and seller, Dan Maxey, will discuss buying and selling books for run and profit.
AVERY DEAKINS Soulful singer-songwriter from Johnson, TN.
OZELLO Atlanta-based indie-punk/folk/rock band.
CAULFIELD Rising Athens-based indie rock-fusion band fronted by musician Holden Le Dinh.
THE GETAWAY COMPANY Four-piece local band inspired by 90's and 2000's alt-rock.
CHRYSTAL LEONARD Singer-songwriter from North Carolina.
SONNY FALLS Melodic garage-rock group from Chicago.
DEER EYES Athens-based dream-pop three-piece.
F.L.E.D. New local jazz-inflected hip-hop project.
BEN EISENBERGER "Melancholy Midwest acoustic" artist from Omaha, NE.
ARTHUR BUCK New collaboration between R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck and singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur. See story on p. 9.
THE PERPETRATORS Long-running local band playing '70s and '80s soft-rock covers and originals.
TERRAPLANE New local blues-rock band featuring Doug Peters, John Straw and Dean Johnson.
PURE COLORS Future-funk group with a dreamy, airy sound.
*REPEAT REPEAT Whimsical, surf-tinged pop music from Nashville, TN.
CHERUB Electropop duo that sounds like "the dance love-child of '80s funk and pop music from the future."
MADDY O'NEAL Colorado-based solo electronic act with old school and new hip-hop influences.
PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards with collective communication and soulful improvisation.
LIVE OAK Jam-oriented local rock and roll five-piece.
SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.
Unwind with a movie. Ages 11–18.
Celebrate the beloved children's author with crafts and snacks. Ages 8 and up.
Discuss The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Games and snacks provided. Ages 8–11.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
(5 Points Cigar Shop, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) Play with Interstate Poker 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.
The reception celebrates "Picturing the Black Fantastic," "Present & Accounted For," "John Cleaveland's WWI Landscapes" and "So It Goes: Works by Lisa Freeman." See Art Notes on p. 12.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away every Saturday to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!
An hour-long Cuban-style salsa class is followed by social dancing. All proceeds benefit U-Lead Athens.
Meet up with other local artists to drink and draw.
(1354 Prince Ave.) Coordinators, staff and environmental education program leaders can find out about new programs for the classroom.
Athens Rising: The Sicyon Project is a documentary highlighting the music, dance, food, stand-up comedy and visual art of Athens.
Watch Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen (1957).
Show up and go up comedy open mic. Every Thursday.
The seven week course helps develop young musical minds with songs, stories, games and dancing. Thursdays, Sept. 13–27 and Oct. 4–25, 10 a.m. www.athenslibrary.org/athens