THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.
SAILORS & SHIPS New folk-pop project from songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Wheatley. See story on p. 11.
SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE A benefit supporting suicide prevention for veterans, featuring music from R.E.M. tribute band Dead Letter Office. This show also serves as a release party for author Robert Dean Lurie's new book, Begin the Begin: R.E.M.'s Early Years.
NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken presents an evening of live music recorded for radio broadcast, featuring The Moonshine and Nina Ricci.
CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band plays classic and new tunes.
MCFARLAND Indie band from Los Angeles specializing in "rockabilly-flavored shenanigans."
Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.
Mike Moak teaches lettering. Supplies are provided. Registration is required.
Play to win.
Payne will give a talk about heritage livestock breeds and the importance of their biodiversity to the planet. She will read a passage from her book, offer a Q&A session and sign copies.
This month's book is Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward.
Lauren Muller, director of the Northeast Georgia Invasive Plant Cooperative, discusses the state of invasive plants in the Georgia Piedmont.
Celebrate the release of author Robert Dean Lurie's new book, Begin the Begin: R.E.M's Early Years, and hear music by R.E.M. tribute artists Dead Letter Office. Proceeds support Artist2Artist's program addressing veterans and suicide prevention. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
Georgia Conflict Center hosts a fundraiser to support restorative practices in Clarke County Schools.
Stratton is a guitarist and songwriter from Beacon, NY. His show will also feature local stand-up comedy.
The program consists of selections by Schubert and Brahms. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
The quartet will perform selections by Schubert, Beethoven, Shaw and Brahms. Part of the 17th annual Madison Chamber Music Festival.
Weekly camps are offered May 20–July 26 for ages 5 & up. Visit website for registration form. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net
An ongoing gentle yoga class that will guide you through moving and stretching every muscle and joint. Includes breathing practices and deep relaxation. Tuesdays, 5:30–7 p.m. $10. www.mindfuliving.org