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Thursday, March 21

34 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    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

    Abigail West will speak in her exhibition "Plastic Bodies: River Tributes" in the Lounge Gallery. See Art Notes on p. 22.

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.steffenthomas.org

    Gallery Talk

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

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

    5-10 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by DJ Gregory. 

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

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

    Hodgson Singers Concert

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

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! sagekincaid@uga.edu

    Teen Studio: A Meeting of Art and Science

    Teens ages 13–18 will learn about and draw inspiration from "Out of the Darkness."

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrarly.org/athens

    Mother Goose on the Loose

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

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Infant Storytime

    Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, bouncing and cuddling. 0-24 months. 

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    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! www.athenslibrary.org

    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

    "Art Journaling: A Doorway to Creative Exploration and Self-Reflection." June 3–7. "Harry Potter Camp." June 10–14 or July 15–19. "Ukulele Songwriting Camp." June 17–21. "Games!" June 24–28. "Chocolate-making Camp." July 1–3 & 5. "Music and Movement Camp." July 8–12. "Fiber Arts and Baking Camp." July 22–26. "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. www.doublehelixsummercamp.wordpress.com

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    3 p.m. FREE! lcornel@uga.edu

    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! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    The book of the month is Freedom Train: the Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling. 

Games

Classes

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    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. www.bikeathens.org

    Fix Your Own Bike

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

DJs

  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    Silent Disco

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

Events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    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. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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). www.georgiatheatre.com

    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! www.georgiatheatre.com

    SAW BLACK Indie-folk project from Richmond, VA.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    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

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

    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. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    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. 

Film

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE! tlhat@uga.edu

    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! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Watari, Ninja Boy

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

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Mar. 19-23, 8 p.m. & March 23-24, 2:30 p.m. $7-12. www.ugatheatre.com/threefarces

    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. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Glue

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

  • Ciné

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Opening Reception

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

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