COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, June 13

27 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!

  • Southern Brewing Company

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 

Kidstuff

Live Music

  • Big City Bread Cafe

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-0029

    WHISPER KISS Acoustic-pop project featuring Michael Wegner, Shelley Lotus and Karen Bergmann. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE SPOOKIE MOON Local project inspired by '60s psychedelic folk and pop.

    DAD'S DAY OFF Psychedelic surf-rock group from St. Augustine, FL.

    ACHY Glammy, lo-fi art-rock band from Tennessee.

    THE PIERRES Alt-rock group from Athens.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER North Carolina's M.C. Taylor plays laid-back folk-rock with hints of Wilco and The Grateful Dead. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    ANNA ST. LOUIS L.A.-based indie-rock singer-songwriter. 

  • Go Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THICK PAINT Indie-pop group led by Reptar frontman Graham Ulicny.

    REALISTIC PILLOW Local beat-based experimental one-man band.

    SARAH SWILLUM Local artist playing hallucinatory beat-pop featuring existential chants and dance.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BIG BAND ATHENS Local group playing swing and jazz standards.

  • Hilltop Grille

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GETAWAY COMPANY Four-piece local band inspired by '90s and 2000s alt-rock.

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Meet author Ashanté M. Reese and discuss her book Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

  • 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.

Classes

  • 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.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Athens in Our Lifetimes

    This documentary film, directed by longtime Athens residents Kathy Prescott  and Grady Thrasher, examines the evolution of the personality of Athens as a community over the past six decades, as experienced and told by 90 Athenians from differing viewpoints. This film is presented in conjunction with "Our Town and Beyond: Works by Early Members of the Athens Art Association." See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! galleryhotelindigoathens@gmail.com

    Opening Reception

    "Spotlight 2019" features prints by Columbus-based artist Elizabeth McFalls and paintings by Maggie Davis and Jeanne Ann Davidson. See Art Notes on p. 15.

Theater

  • Athens Community Theater

    June 13–15, 8 p.m. June 16, 2 p.m. $12–20. www.townandgownplayers.org

    The Secret Garden

    Ten-year-old Mary returns to England, leaving the only home she's ever known in India, as an orphaned survivor of the cholera pandemc. Her hermit uncle's secluded estate is filled with grief, but Mary's discovery of her late aunt's garden changes everything. Presented by the Town & Gown Players. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Film

  • ACC Library

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

    Chasing the Moon Preview

    The library partners with Georgia Public Broadcasting for a 30-minute preview of the soon-to-be-released six-hour PBS documentary Chasing the Moon. Following the film, retired NASA engineer Randy Avera will provide an insider's view of NASA and the quest to land on the moon.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Delinquent Girl Boss

    Pachinko Pop Cinema presents girl gang versus yakuza action in this Japanese film from 1971.

  • ACC Library

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

    Guardians of the Galaxy Double Feature

    Spend the afternoon with Star-Lord and his space pals.

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    June 13–14, 8:30 p.m. $10. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Horror Scouts

    Two competent scout leaders find themselves stranded with a whole audience of scouts. To pass the time, they venture into the world of harmless campfire ghost stories, but they are not prepared for the scary world they stumble into. No chickens.

Events

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7–10 p.m. $5. www.uleadathens.org

    Latin Night

    The UGA Salsa Club hosts a Latin Night featuring a beginner's class and dancing to raise funds for U-Lead. See Threats and Promises on p. 13.

Support Groups

  • Nuçi's Space

    H.A.M.S.

    Harm Reduction Abstinence Moderation Support is a peer-led and information group for anyone who wants to change their drinking habits for the better. Mondays through July 22 (no meeting July 2), 6–7:30 p.m. FREE! harmreductionmoderationathens@gmail.com