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Friday, February 15

30 events

Outdoors

Theater

  • UGA Chapel

    8-10 p.m. $15. www.project-safe.org

    The Vagina Monologues

    Project Safe presents its annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.

  • Town and Gown Players

    Feb. 14–16, 8 p.m. Feb. 17, 2 p.m. $12–20. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Starstruck

    Strap on your jetpacks, charge up your lasers, and get ready to blast off into an out-of-this-world sci-fi comedy.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 19-23, 8 p.m. & Feb. 24, 2:30 p.m. $12-16. pac.uga.edu

    In The Blood

    Modern take on The Scarlet Letter through the lens of a homeless family living in the inner city.

  • Lavonia Cultural Center

    May 31, 7 p.m. June 1, 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. June 2, 2:30 p.m. $10. www.franklincommunityplayers.com

    No Strings Attached

    Tickets on sale April 1 for The Franklin Community Players production of NO STRINGS ATTACHED, the musicl adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic children's story Pinocchio

Film

  • Ciné

    Feb. 14–16, 10 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    The Princess Bride

    (Theater) Robin Wright and Cary Elwes star in this fairytale adventure about a beautiful princess and the gallant hero who rescues her from an evil villain.

Live Music

  • Bar South

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1329

    THE SUPERSTONES Rock group led by Courtney "The Voice" Stone.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ACTUS REUS Atlanta-based metalcore band.

    ANGER WITHIN Thrash-metal band with a dark and brutal sound.

    MAHEETA Athens band blending metal and reggae.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9:30 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop singer-songwriter influenced by David Bowie, The Ventures and Neil Diamond.

    CURT CASTLE Atlanta-based indie-rock project led by former Reptar and Semicircle member Ryan Engelberger. 

    VELVETEEN PINK This local quartet of funksters plays electro-based, groove-laden, upbeat pop music.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.40watt.com

    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series.

    EYELIDS Portland, OR band featuring former members of The Decemberists, Guided by Voices and the Jicks.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    AARON CARTER Pop artist and former teen sensation now dabbling in beat-heavy EDM. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    JUSTIN STONE Pop-rapper from Columbus, OH.

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-playing singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    WALK THE MOON Massively popular mainstream rock act from Cincinnati.

    BEAR HANDS High-powered indie-rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TOMMY! Athens piano man and singer-songwriter.

    KAYJAY Solo experimental pop artist. 

    JIM JIM Local artist playing hallucinatory beat-pop featuring existential chants and dance.

    ROB AMERICA No info available.

    FEMALE IMAGINATION Carolina noise group featuring "evil and ritual performance."

    DJ ANYA & DJ DEATHRATTLE Spinning lovesick tunes all night.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    '80s BABY: HOMIE, LOVER, FRIEND SHOW Featuring hip hop and poetry from Shedrick Barnett, LG, Blacknerdninja, Andreana Williams, Squalle and DJ Kountry Boy.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    LET'S ROCK ATHENS An all-star lineup of local performers cover their favorite female and nonbinary musicians to benefit Girls Rock Athens.

  • Live Wire

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $16 (door). www.livewireathens.com

    MYSTIC GRIZZLY Florida-based multi-instrumentalist producer and EDM artist.

    CROW Atlanta-based electronic dance music artist.

    SERIOUS JORGE Dubstep producer from Florida.

    SLAYCLUB Bass-heavy dubstep artist.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10. www.vfwathens.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.

Games

Kidstuff

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    7:30-8:30 p.m. $30. www.ugapresents.org

    Farruquito

    Live musicians and dancers join in for this performance of Southern Spain's expressive art form. 

Events

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Feb. 15, 7–9 p.m. $5. (preview sale). Feb. 16, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. www.ocaf.com/art

    OCAF Thrift Sale

    Over 10,000 items will be available at NE Georgia's largest thrift sale. Proceeds benefit OCAF.

  • 6–10:30 p.m. $85. @theplatesale on Instagram

    Heartwood Brew Release & Dinner

    (Mercury AIR) The Plate Sale and Cherokee Moon Mixology present a night of courses and cocktails. Music by DJ Kountry Boy. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Meet Rien Fertel, author of Drive-By Trickers' Southern Rock Opera (33 1/3 #133). See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20-1:10 p.m. FREE! tlhat@uga.edu

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 250) Juanita Forrester presents "Crabs in a Barrel Syndrome? Race, Gender, and Intra-Group Conflict within the Workplace."

  • Unity Athens

    7-8:30 p.m. FREE! ecg@uga.edu

    Meet the Author

    Dr. Will Tuttle will discuss The World Peace Diet.

DJs

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DJ Wardaddy

    DJ WARDADDY Spinning a "totally rad '80s dance party."

Comedy

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Wayward Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-248-7903

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Pick your favorite tune to sing to all your friends.