Thursday, March 21

33 events


  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE!

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3623

    3Thurs Talks

    Sarah Cowan White will speak in her exhibition "Easement" in the Lounge Gallery. Nena Gilreath, East Athens Educational Dance Center Supervisor, will also speak about the memories associated with her Barbies as part of out Collections from our Community program. See Art Notes on p. 13.

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Gallery Talk

    Meet the artists of "Faces in Time," Lisa Thomas Conner, Leanna Leithauser Lesley and Chris Cook.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 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

    5-10 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $20.

    Hodgson Singers Concert

    The award-winning Hodgson Singers perform with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra. 


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Teen Studio: Sculptural Statements of Style"

    Teens ages 13-18 are invited to explore abstract sculptural forms that are meant to be worn as jewelry and create pieces that represent their personal style. Includes a pizza dinner. Space is limited. 

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Mother Goose on the Loose

    The four-week, early-literacy program incorporates books, nursery rhymes and musical instruments. Registration recommended.

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE!

    A Bad Case of Stripes

     Join the library for this classic story with lima bean and color crafts to go. For children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.

  • ACC Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Kickball, Dodgeball, Anyone?

    Join the teen services staff in an afternoon of dodgeball or kickball. Teens in grades 6-12. 

  • Double Helix STEAM School

    Summer Camps

    "Tour of Global Visual & Pop Culture: Welcome to the BTS World!" July 29–Aug. 2. Camps run each day from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. $175/week plus supply fees.

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Donald L. Hollowell Lecture

    Robert M. Franklin, Jr., the James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership at Emory University, presents "The Vocation of Moral Leadership."

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.



  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.

  • BikeAthens

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

    Fix Your Own Bike

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


  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5.

    Silent Disco

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

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20).

    CLASSIC CITY COLOR International Rescue Committee benefit featuring music from Jacob Mallow and N1KI, plus comedy and more.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic local garage-pop trio fronted by guitarist and songwriter Phillip Brantley.

    THE BIG DUMB Rockin' "anti-Americana" band from Nashville, TN.

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

    RODNEY SANDERS New local songwriter with his own voice and influences from Blaze Foley to JJ Cale.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band performs Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    SAW BLACK Indie-folk project from Richmond, VA.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    TYLER RAMSEY Best known as the former guitarist for Band of Horses, Ramsey plays blues-inflected folk music. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Live Wire Athens

    9 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    VCTRE EDM producer "featuring guttural bass lines and a vivacious swagger."

    KOSMIC Electronic bass music producer.

    DOPAMINE EDM producer.

    CHISS Bass-centric EDM artist.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BODEAN & THE POACHERS Rock band from Albany with bluegrass and country influences.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    A TEN YEAR WINTER Analog, abstract, noise-influenced dance musician from Tolouse, France.

    LE CRABE Electronic, psychedelic hip-hop producer from Nantes, France.

    RAZZI KING Local artist that blends reggae, calypso, rock, funk and more to create a unique sound.

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop artist combines modern and traditional rap styles. 


  • UGA Special Collections Library

    6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Women's History Month Keynote Lecture

    Dr. Layli Maparyan presents "Women, Peace, and Nonviolence: Womanist Case Studies of the Contemplative Path to Social Action." 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7-9 p.m. FREE!

    Watari, Ninja Boy

    Watari fights for what's right with his giant ax and ninja abilities against evil ninja, magic demons and giant felines.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Mar. 19-23, 8 p.m. & March 23-24, 2:30 p.m. $7-12.

    Three Farcical Arts of the Deal: Peas, Patelin and Purgation

    UGA Theatre presents a tale of three men and how they handle what life throws at them. See Theater Notes on p. 9.

  • Moonlight Theater

    Mar. 21, 8:30 p.m. Mar. 22–23, 7:30 p.m.


    The Thalian Blackfriars and Moonlight Theater Company present a story about the glue that holds friendships together.


  • Ciné

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Opening Reception

    Tobiah Cole's paintings are explorations of improvisational mark making.