COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, May 30

21 events

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!

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Local singer-songwriter influenced by classic rock and folk.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8:30 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE HOLY HELLS Rock trio with "hints of Radiohead and bacon grease."

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    ANDREW PRATER The former frontman of local band Pride Parade performs a solo set.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE PERPETRATORS Long-running local band playing '70s and '80s soft-rock covers and originals.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    SAFARI WILLIAMS Experimental "jazz fiction" band from Atlanta.

    THE BURNING PEPPERMINTS Surf- and garage-rock influenced group from Birmingham, AL.

    BLACKFOOT GYPSIES Blues- and country-influenced garage-rock band from Nashville, TN.

    THE MOONSHINE Local postmodern string band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE MOTHER MARY Rollicking Southern rock band from Burlington, NC.

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Teen Studio: POV Landscapes

    Teens ages 13-18 are invited to explore styles of landscape painting, learn how artists use perspective then create a point of view landscape using collage and one-point perspective. Includes a pizza dinner. Space is limited. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Magic Tree House Adventures

    Discuss the beloved series by Mary Pope Osborne. Ages 6 and up.

  • ACC Library

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

    Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

    A fun and silly storytime about everyone's favorite grumpy pigeon. Ages 4–8 and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Make Your Own Telescope

    Make your own low-tech telescope for stargazing. Grades 6–12.

  • Bogart Community Center

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibary.org/bogart

    Starlab Planetarium

    Enjoy a planetarium show and cosmic crafts and activities.

Games

Events

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    KnitLits

    Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas and knit. Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to ages 16 years and up.

  • 7 p.m. dididunphy@gmail.com

    Sofa Jam 2019

    (Dunphy Projects, DOC Building, 1091 Boulevard) Highlights include an art exhibition curated by Sam Stabler, film screening by Mike Landers, DJ set by Chris Cogan, treats by Manilla Express, a Tower of Coolers and a sofa by Harvey Probber, Fall River MA.

Art

  • 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.michaelrossart.com

    Opening Reception

    (Give Back Real Estate, Glass Building, 624 S. Milledge Ave.) "Primal Dreams" features paintings of misunderstood creatures by Will Eskridge. A portion of art sales will be donated to The Friends of Bear Hollow. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Call for Entries

    Seeking entries for "Yellow: 2019 Juried Exhibition." Title is up for interpretation. Deadline June 21. Exhibition runs July 21–Oct. 6. www.athica.org

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.

Comedy

Support Groups

  • Refuge Recovery

    (The Recovery Center, 8801 Macon Hwy.) This peer-led support group offers a Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from any addiction. Thursdays, 7–8 p.m. FREE! Find "Refuge Recovery Athens GA" on Facebook

Ending Thursday, May 30

 

Classes

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    Beginners Line Dancing

    Learn basic steps like the grapevine, triple step, cowboy cha cha and the lindy. Thursdays, 11 a.m. FREE! 706-549-4850