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Thursday, September 19

41 events

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensphotographyguild.com

    Athens Photography Guild

    Meet and learn from other photographers in Athens. All skill levels welcome.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Fall Museum Mix

    Enjoy open art galleries, refreshments and a live house music mix from DJ Zelium. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

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. 

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. FREE! facebook.com/sweetspotathens

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.

Kidstuff

Games

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FUN ISN'T FAIR Garage-rock group from Atlanta.

    BLANKO Quirky, comedic local rock band.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

    THE PIERRES Alt-rock group from Athens.
  • Cozy Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/CozyBarAthens

    JOSEY Prolific local artist who plays keyboard-based pop.

    SAUSAGE FEST Punk group featuring local musician Josey.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $7. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DEATH HAGS Gloomy pop sounds from Los Angeles-based musician Lola G.

    LAMBDA CELSIUS Local experimental electronic alter ego of artist AC Carter.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $20. www.40watt.com

    SOULFLY Arizona metal band led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera.

    INCITE Thrash-metal band from Arizona.

    PRISON Nü-metal group from Florida. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MAGIC CITY HIPPIES Miami-based indie-funk band.

    SEGO New project from Andrew McFarland (Reptar, Semicircle).

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    LITTLE BIRD Four-piece from Annapolis, MD blending surf-rock, jazz and Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FIONA SILVER NYC artist who uses her buttery voice to blend genres from rock and roll to electric soul to "ukulele blues."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. $7. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    BLOODKIN Long-running Athens quartet playing a bluesy style of roots-rock with big guitars and sharply written lyrics. 

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    COSMO JR. Local group playing pirate-themed swamp-jazz-rock with a dash of Broadway punk.

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. Ages 16 & up.

  • The Foundry

    5 p.m. www.thefoundryathens.com

    Yappy Hour with the Dogist

    The Athens Area Humane Society presents a yappy hour on the patio terrace. Meet adoptable dogs looking for furever homes. Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as they're kept on a leash.

  • M3Yoga

    6 p.m. Donations accepted. www.m3yoga.com

    Rainbow Flow Yoga

    A fun and energizing class where all proceeds go to Athens Pride.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. 706-354-7901, www.heirloomathens.com

    Percentage Night

    A portion of tonight's proceeds will benefit the Adam Cramond and Martin Travel Award.

  • That Bar Athens

    8 p.m. $3. www.thatbarathens.com

    Heckle Hell

    Take on the hecklers or be one yourself. Enjoy a night of laughter and a show where everyone is encouraged to participate. Sign up at the door, limited spots available.

Classes

  • Bogart Library

    12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Computer Class

    Have a question about a computer or device? Need help navigating your new phone? Sign up for a 20-minute timeslot for one-on-one help. Timeslots are available between 123 p.m.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.

  • 7 p.m. $15. www.ballroom-arts.com

    Social Dance Group

    (Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, 2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Learn the fundamentals of salsa, bachata, merengue, West Coast Swing, shag, hustle and two-step.

Meetings

  • ACC Planning Department Auditorium

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

    Firefly Bridge Public Input Session

    Join the design team and share your thoughts on the proposed design concepts.

Comedy

  • Go Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/gawdamthatsfunny

    Let's Go Comedy Show

    Five comedians perform 20-minute sets. Hosted by Alia Ghosheh. Followed by karaoke.

  • Moonlight Theater

    Sept. 19, 8 p.m. & Sept. 20–21, 7:30 p.m. $10-16. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Teleport

    Comedian David McIver presents a show all about all about escapism, loneliness and role-playing games. Explore the Realms of Warquest, where you can level up, complete quests, defeat monsters and watch some character comedy. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Film

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6 p.m. FREE! kdotson@uga.edu

    Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence

    Lillian Smith was one of the first white Southern authors to speak out publicly against the evils of segregation. Following the screening, a panel discussion will be held with director Hal Jacobs, Patricia Bell-Scott and Brenda Bynum.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Inclusive Book Club

    A facilitated book club for adults of all abilities. Members will be reading out loud and discussing Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.

  • ACC Library

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

    Author Talk: Ellen Hopkins

    Award-winning author Ellen Hopkins will discuss her latest teen novel, People Kill People. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $10–$30. pac.uga.edu

    UGA Presents: Sarah Chang

    Award-winning violinist Sarah Chang, joined by pianist Julio Elizalde, will give a performance in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall that includes works by Béla Bartók, César Franck, Edward Elgar, Antonín Dvorák and Maurice Ravel.

Help Out

  • LatinxFest

    (Washington St. and Hull St.) Volunteers are needed during LatinxFest. Sign up for a two-hour shift. Fest runs 12–9 p.m. on Sept. 28. elley.walton23@gmail.com

Ending Thursday, September 19

 

Classes

  • Journey Into Power

    (Shakti Yoga) Ruby Chandler leads 60-minute yoga workshops on meditation and inquiry, true north alignment, Baptiste Methodology and more. Begins Sept. 19, 7 p.m. $10/class. www.shaktiyogaathens.com