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.
Dr. Louis A. Waldman's talk is titled “Renaissance Cassoni: From Storage to Storybook.” Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy.”
"Raucous" features works by Kelly Boehmer, Jaime Bull, Christina Foard, Erin McIntosh and Vivian Liddell. Liddell will discuss their works on the exhibition's closing day.
Enjoy snacks and chat about graphic novel Sanity and Tallulah by Molly Brooks. For ages 10 & up.
The UGA Ecology Club presents interactive, hands-on activities about the environment.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.
ALLCAPS Athens-based pop-punk band with screamo leanings.
FRIENDSHIP COMMANDERS Melodic punk group from Nashville, TN.
KUDZU SAMURAI Athens-based alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.
THE PINK STONES Rootsy local dream-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.
MONTEAGLE Solo folk sounds from New York singer and composer Justin Giles Wilcox.
SWIMMING BELL Solo project from Brooklyn, NY-based folk singer Katie Schottland.
JOHN PAUL WHITE Alabama-based Americana singer-songwriter and former Civil Wars member. See story on p. 15.
ERIN RAE Singer-songwriter blurring the line between modern Americana and old-school folk and country.
COLTER WALL Roots musician from Saskatchewan, Canada.
BILLY DON BURNS Solo sounds from a longtime figure in the country underground.
WALTER SALAS-HUMARA Cuban-American singer-songwriter known for fronting the New York rock band The Silos. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
BARK Bluesy roots-punk duo from Knoxville, TN.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.
NACKASHI GROUP Melodic, textured local three-piece with drums, keyboards and sax.
GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.
JAMES AURELIO New roots-rock project led by Jim Wilson (Los Cantares, TaxiCab Verses).
CONOR DONOHUE Bluesy indie-folk musician from New Orleans.
LINDSAY HOLLER Rockin' Americana artist from Charleston, SC.
THE SHUT-UPS Five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens.
THE VASSAR BLONDES Local indie-pop four-piece.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Celebrate your favorite Creature Comforts-drinking, hammer-wielding god with Marvel and Norse-themed games, plus superhero-themed cocktails.
Showdown at the Equator and Joey Weiser present Abashiri Prison (1965).
Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.
Learn about how tarot reading rose to prominence during the Renaissance and how it can still be applicable in modern-day life as Serra Jaggar (Indie South) leads an exploration of the cards. $25 includes your own tarot deck. Registration required.
Ladies are invited out for wine, food and line dancing.
This class introduces resources available when researching family history. Heritage Room staff will introduce the basics of genealogical research, available resources, and how to start a family tree project. All attendees will receive an information packet with resources.
Bring seeds or clippings to share and spread the love of gardening. Open to all ages and abilities.
This event will include a screening of the 2014 documentary The Throwaways, followed by a panel discussion with the library’s TILT social work interns.
Listen to the new album from Judah and the Lion and hear from the band's members.
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 ForestWatch Executive Director Jess Riddle will sign and talk about his new guidebook, Georgia's Mountain Treasures: The Unprotected Wildlands of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.
Professor Heather Cox Richardson presents the keynote lecture for the Russell Library's "Civic Knowledge, Civic Power" series. Richardson's lecture recounts the nation's first government shutdown and probes the partisan nature of subsequent ones. Light reception to follow.
KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory.
JJC Local DJ plays disco, funk, soul, hip-hop, house and more.
DJ BLIND PROPHECY Spinning hip-hop music.
DanceFx is performing Adventures of Pocahontas.
Violin professor Michael Heald will lead several faculty guests, students and alumni performers through a concert.
Girls Rock Athens is a local nonprofit dedicated to facilitating self-empowerment for girls, women and folks of marginalized genders of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through music education, creation and performance.