COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, August 27

25 events

Games

Classes

  • ACC Library

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

    Computer Class: Excel 2016

    Learn about formulas, functions and sorting in Excel.

  • Wine 202: An Introduction to Wines of the New World

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) A four-session course all about wines from the "New World (US, South America, Australia, and New Zealand.) Coursework includes up to six wines per class. Nov. 13, 14, 20 & 21, 6:30–8 p.m. $85. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

  • Wine 201: An Introduction to the Wines of France, Italy, and Spain

    (J's Bottle Shop) Discover benchmark wines from Sancerre to Chianti, Rioja to Burgundy and what makes “Old World” wines so iconic. Coursework includes up to six wines per class. Oct. 22, 23, 29 & 30, 6:30–8 p.m. $85. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    A tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Faculty Perspectives: Akela Reason

    Join Dr. Akela Reason, associate professor of history at UGA, for a special talk on the exhibition “Celebrating Heroes: American Mural Studies off the 1930s and 1940s from the Steven and Susan Hirsch Collection.”

Kidstuff

Film

  • Ciné

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/badmovienight

    Bad Movie Night

    An ancient warlord sends a leather-clad blonde to track down his severed hand that will give him ultimate power in The Master Demon.

  • 8 p.m. FREE! www.a24films.com

    A24 Public Access: The Spectacular Now

    (Corner of West Broad and Pulaski Street) For this summer screening series, A24 Films brings movies back to the places that inspired them, turning billboards  into outdoor cinemas by night. The Spectacular Now will be screened onto a billboard. Complimentary food, beverages and A24 merch will be available.

Events

  • Athens City Hall

    4–7 p.m. www.culinarykitchenofathens.com

    Downtown Culinary Showcase

    Discover a variety of vendors selling everything from sweets, jewelry, Jamaican food, flavored vinegar, loose leaf teas, vegan cupcakes and more. A portion of proceeds help support the Culinary Kitchen of Athens, a shared commercial kitchen to help small local businesses. Every Tuesday.

Meetings

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Community Input Meeting

    A series of meetings presented by the Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will be held to receive feedback on current and future collection services and programs.

Lectures & Lit

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12–1:30 p.m. FREE! glarts.org

    Georgia Lawyers for the Arts

    (Room N200) Join Georgia Lawyers for the Arts for a presentation on legal issues important to visual artists presented by Kelly Bray, Director of Legal Services. Topics include copyright basics, work-for-hire vs. commissioned work, the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), and the Georgia Consignment of Art Act. Registration required.

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.

    CLARKE CENTRAL Local "power trio on a power trip, ready to tear down the fascists."

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.

    LUCAS TAVARES Local singer-songwriter with traditional Brazilian influences.

    DJ OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS Playing techno, post-punk and other propulsive sounds, joined by The Emcyclopedia.

Ending Tuesday, August 27

 

Classes

  • Dancefx

    Salsa Classes

    Learn how to salsa dance. No partner required. Salsa and Bachata every Tuesday, 7 p.m. (beginners), 7:45 p.m. (intermediate/advanced). $10. www.dancefx.org