COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, April 25

32 events

Help Out

  • Litter Index Survey

    The Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Litter Index is a simple survey for citizens to provide input on the litter they see in their community. Surveys accepted until July 15. www.keepathensbeautiful.org

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    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.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound. 

    AXXA/ABRAXAS Lo-fi psych-pop project of North Carolina singer-songwriter Ben Asbury.

    ANNIE LEETH Local violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    XU TUO Chinese musician presents a night of classical guitar performance.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $14 (door). www.40watt.com

    THE BROOK & THE BLUFF Upstart folk-rock band from Birmingham, AL.

    JAMIE DRAKE Folk singer-songwriter from Los Angeles.

    WELL KEPT No info available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $35 (adv.), $40 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    GOV'T MULE Legendary Southern rock and jam band featuring Grammy-winning guitarist Warren Haynes. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Hilltop Grille

    6 p.m. FREE! www.hilltopgrille.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band plays classic and new tunes.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    FOUR EYES Guitarist and songwriter Erin Lovett plays "stripped-down love songs for séances." Album release show! See story on p. 13.

    ANTHONY APARO Atlanta-based singer-songwriter with a versatile spirit and eclectic folk sound.

    VISION BORED Psychedelic pop project from Atlanta.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

    THE MONKS OF DOOM Long-running California alt-rock act led by Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher.

    VICTOR KRUMMENACHER'S FLYING CIRCUS Group featuring members of Camper Van Beethoven and Counting Crows.

  • That Bar Athens

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    8–11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Museum Mix

    The museum's late-night art party includes refreshments, music by DJs John and Kiran Fernandez and access to all the galleries.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Apr. 24–25, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    UGA CSO Spring Pottery Sale

    The sale features hand-built sculpture and functional pottery by the UGA Ceramic Student Organization and faculty.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    MFA Speaks

    Join the Lamar Dodd School of Art's MFA candidates while they give three-minute presentations discussing their work.

Kidstuff

  • Multiple Locations

    Splash Pad

    The Trail Creek Splash Pad will be open during regular hours now through Aug. 4, plus weekends Aug. 10–Sept. 2. $1/person. Pool passes $20–40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/splashpad

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Teen Gaming

    Wii U and board games for grades 6–12.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10-11 a.m. $4-6. www.accgov.com/rocksprings

    Pre-Schooler Program: Ships Ahoy

    The Ships Ahoy play group will play pirate adventure games, learn how to talk like a pirate, develop pirate nicknames, and enjoy a shipmate-themed craft and snack. Ages 1-6.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    Classes for Parents and Kids

    "Parent & Tot, Recycling Trot," fourth Wednesday of the month, 10–11 a.m. "Crawlers & Toddlers Play Group," Wednesdays, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. "Storytime," Fridays, 10:30 a.m. "Finding Balance in Motherhood Postpartum Group Therapy," Fridays, 12–1 p.m. "Mama-Baby Yoga," Saturdays, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. "Prenatal Yoga," Saturdays, 12–1 p.m. www.reblossomathens.com

Games

Meetings

  • Piedmont College

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/piedmontsongwriterssociety

    Piedmont Songwriters Society

    Share or learn songwriting styles, ideas and influences at a monthly meeting. Each participant can share a song or idea for feedback.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6-7 p.m. FREE! www.calendar.libs.uga.edu

    UGA Track and Field Discussion Panel

    Head Coach Petros Kyprianou and 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year Kethurah Orji will be the panelists. Orji will also be honored during the event for her work on the track and in the Athens community. The discussion will be moderated by Jason Hasty.

  • ACC Library

    3–4:30 p.m. FREE! artcraw623@gmail.com

    Chautauqua Planning Meeting

    Athens Chautauqua will be a family-friendly festival in June of 2020 focused on history, culture, performances and storytelling. Meet to learn more and help out.

Theater

  • Athens Academy

    7:30 p.m. $2–5. www.athensacademy.org

    Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

    The show consists of 30 short plays performed in 60 minutes. Each two-minute play is performed in a random order selected by the audience.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    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.

Karaoke & Open Mic

DJs

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. 706-850-3153

    JJC

    JJC Local DJ plays disco, funk, soul, hip-hop, house and more.

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    8:30-9:30 p.m. $6-12. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Forth & Ten Podcast Live

    The popular ATL comedy podcast performs live. Nathan Owens, David Perdue and Damon Sumner can be seen and heard on Comedy Central, EPIX and the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Film

  • Ciné

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    En el Séptimo Día

    Filmmaker Jim McKay returns to present and discuss his new narrative feature film, En el Séptimo Día, which follows a group of undocumented immigrants living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, over the course of seven days.

Classes

  • Community

    Beginners Sewing Courses

    "Beginners Sewing Course" is a four-week introductory class that covers machine basics, woven fabrics and sewing vocabulary. Bring your own sewing machine and supplies. Begins June 6, 6:30–9 p.m. $100. communityathens@gmail.com, www.shopcommunityathens.com/classes

Ending Thursday, April 25

 

Support Groups

  • Resilients in Recovery

    (Divas Who Win Freedom Center, 160 Tracy St.) A faith-based 12-step peer recovery program focused on gaining freedom from the negative effects of unhealthy life choices. Meets Thursdays, 6:30–8 p.m. resilientsinrecovery@gmail.com, facebook.com/resilientsinrecovery