LAURA GIBSON Beguiling indie-folk singer-songwriter and Oregon native. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.
MLK DAY MUSIC FEST Featuring performances from Fifth Third, Dave Marr, Chaniece, Sarah Zuniga, DJ Kelly Romo, Emily Olson, Kaileb Webb and Drivin' 75.
DIXIE DUNCAN Rock singer-songwriter from Dacula.
MLK DAY CELEBRATION Featuring music from Stella Groove, Kxng Blanco, Cassie Chantel and We're Weird. See Record Review on p. 9.
MLK DAY MUSIC FEST Featuring a lineup of local hip-hop performers, including Motorhead 2x, Semi Ice, LLK, Squalle, Stella Groove, Foreign and Kolo G.
(Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into a mindfulness workshop focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Eight-week program begins Feb. 11, 6–8:30 p.m. $224. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mindfuliving.org
(200 Northcrest Dr.) Weekend mosaic classes for beginner and intermediate levels. Visit website for upcoming dates. $175. email@example.com, www.corazonmosaics.com
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge. Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.
General trivia. Industry night. Cash house prizes.
Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies.
Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.
"A Day On and Not a Day Off" starts with a morning celebration. Volunteers will do service projects at various locations around town for the rest of the day. See Story on p. 10.
(Hull and Washington Streets) United Group of Artists presents a parade through the streets followed by a block party with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement. See Story on p. 10.
The Athens Land Trust hosts a community gathering to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Following MLK Day of Service volunteer activities, swing by for food, community speakers and special guests. See Story on p. 10.
Krish Mohan is a socially conscious, nationally touring comedian. He will be recording his newest special, "Empathy On Sale," which uses comedy to address the current state of political divide and the idea of progress.
(215 High School Ave., Monroe) On Stage, Monroe presents auditions for ages 8 & up. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Jan. 30, 6–8 p.m. or Feb. 2, 3–5 p.m. www.onstagewalton.org
The UGA Clinical and Translational Research Unit welcomes the community to participate in research studies. Check website for studies that are currently enrolling. ctru.uga.edu