COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, January 16

26 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    RACHEL O'NEAL Locally based solo folk singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TEN WHIPS Athens-based guitar duo.

    PINKY DOODLE POODLE High-energy rock band from Japan.

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Wayward Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-6972

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Lectures & Lit

Games

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Arts in Community Grants

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission awards three grants of $1,500 each to promote creative placemaking in the community. Grants will be awarded based on the level of community enrichment through the arts, contribution to the local identity and quality or artistic merit. Artists, local organizations and groups can apply. Deadline Mar. 10, 11:59 p.m. Fill out online proposal. info@athensculturalaffairs.org, www.athensculturalaffairs.org

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Artful Conversation

    Sage Kincaid, associate curator of education, leads a conversation about Samuel F.B. Morse's "Portrait of Mrs. Catherine Munro."

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12-1:15 p.m. art.uga.edu

    Jack Davis Lecture: Phoebe Gloeckner

    Phoebe Gloeckner discusses The Diary of a Teenage Girl.

  • Circle Gallery

    5 p.m. FREE! ced.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    See "The New American Garden: The Landscape Architecture of Oehme, van Sweden," an exhibition sharing photographs and drawings from the design firm. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

Kidstuff

Comedy

Classes

  • Farmview Market

    5–7 p.m. $33. www.farmviewmarket.com

    Kombucha Making

    Guide to kombucha making. Pre-registration is required. Fee includes supplies. 

  • East Athens Community Center

    Free Karate

    Learn the basics of karate. All ages and skill levels welcome. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

Performance

Meetings

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. FREE! bit.ly/2JbYJSa

    Afterschool Community Conversation

    The Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network presents resources and information that can support afterschool or school-age child care programs.