COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, December 20

21 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    CHYANN ROSE Young country singer-songwriter from Statesboro.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    HOBBYIST Experimental post-punk and electro group from Chicago.

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Local lo-fi experimental lounge singer that aims "to turn the support group into a party."

    THE ICE CREAMS Local garage-punk band with classic pop influences.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing traditional jazz standards, swing, latin, ballads, blues and boogie. This is a "Jingle Bell Jazz" show with a festive twist.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $7. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CAFETERIA Twangy, long-running local rock band fronted by songwriter Taylor Joiner.

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!

Classes

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    OCAF Spring Art Classes

    "Paint with Charles," "Painting Portraits in Oil with Abner Cope," "Paper Beadmaking," "Four-Part Watercolor Workshop: Light and Shadow" and "Four-Part Workshop: Making Color Speak." Check website for dates, times and fees. www.ocaf.com

  • 6:30 p.m. $55. www.jsbottleshop.com

    Champagne Class

    (J's Bottle Shop) "A Champagne Primer" Learn the basics on how to buy, store and serve Champagne. Registration required. 

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10/hr. suggested donation. www.bikeathens.org

    Fix Your Own Bike

    (1075 W. Broad St) Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts.

  • Thrive

    6:30–8 p.m. $18. www.thrivespace.net

    Winter Solstice Qigong

    Tony Galis will lead the group in the practice to bring harmony into the new season. 

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! mkapelewski@athenslibrary.org

    For the Philo of Philosophy Book Discussion Group

    Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times. This month's selection is  A Christmas Carol and the Morality of Time Travel: Saving the Soul of Ebenezer Scrooge.

Comedy

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. $3. ghoshehalia@gmail.com

    Third Thursday Comedy and Karaoke

    Sing a karaoke song or tell some jokes. Show up and go up. Performers receive a coffee or tea and sweet treat.

Kidstuff

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a mural concept for consideration. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and Athens-Clarke County goverment staff. Complete the proposal form online. Deadline Jan. 27 at 11:59 p.m. info@athensculturalaffairs.org, www.accgov.com/8509/call-for-public-art---hot-corner-mural

  • Ben Epps Airport

    Call for Artists: Ben Epps Airport

    The airport is seeking local artists and makers to display works in their terminals. Email website and photo examples of your work to info@athensculturalaffairs.org

  • Circle Ensemble Theatre Company

    Call for Play Submissions

    Second Sundays is a new play reading series held the second Sunday of every month at 3 p.m. in the Winterville Auditorium. The series is seeking play submissions for consideration in the 2019 season. Send plays of any length or genre. newplays@circleensemble.com

Ending Thursday, December 20

 

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