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Thursday, September 13

32 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!

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $6 (students), $12. www.pac.uga.edu

    Faculty Artist Series

    Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Horn Dr. Jean Martin-Williams performs, joined by faculty pianist Damon Denton.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Sept. 13, 4–8 p.m. (member preview night), Sept. 14, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Sept. 15, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

    Oconee Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! sos@uga.edu

    Helping Dogs and Cats in Athens

    (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. 

Meetings

  • ACC Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! aadmovement.org

    Town Hall Meeting

    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. 

  • Central Presbyterian Church

    9:30 a.m. FREE! 706-850-7463, athensareanewcomersclub.org

    Athens Area Newcomers Club

    Local book collector and seller, Dan Maxey, will discuss buying and selling books for run and profit. 

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    AVERY DEAKINS Soulful singer-songwriter from Johnson, TN.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    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.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    CHRYSTAL LEONARD Singer-songwriter from North Carolina.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $21. www.40watt.com

    ARTHUR BUCK New collaboration between R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck and singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur. See story on p. 9.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    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.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    PURE COLORS Future-funk group with a dreamy, airy sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    *REPEAT REPEAT Whimsical, surf-tinged pop music from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $28 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    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. 

  • 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

    LIVE OAK Jam-oriented local rock and roll five-piece.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Kidstuff

Games

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.

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/exhibits

    Artist Reception

    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.

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $2 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away every Saturday to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Events

Film

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    8 p.m. $6. www.livesymphon.com

    Athens Rising

    Athens Rising: The Sicyon Project is a documentary highlighting the music, dance, food, stand-up comedy and visual art of Athens.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    "For Home and Country" World War I Film Series

    Watch Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn in The African Queen (1957).

Comedy

Ending Thursday, September 13

 

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    First Steps in Music Class for Preschoolers

    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