KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday.
KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory.
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.
Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of food and fun to celebrate the latest exhibitions.
The opening reception for "FUN," an exhibit dedicated to summertime fun and featuring works by artists like Marla Star, Kim Truesdale, Brittainy Lauback and more. Enjoy an evening of specialty drinks on the patio and music spun by a DJ. A percentage of proceeds will benefit The Wild Rumpus. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
Attendants will be able to create their own distinct work of art inspired by color, form and light. Refreshments and prizes will be provided.
The Monster Art Rally will feature 60 artists producing works in front of a live audience, which will then be available to purchase with proceeds benefiting Ciné and ATHICA. Register to participate by Oct. 15. bit.ly/monsterartist
LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.
OGINALII Tightly knit Nashville, TN, band playing a mix of grunge, honky-tonk and Zeppelin-esque rock.
MONSOON Athens-based band informed by punk, anime culture and new wave.
CHICK WALLACE Atlanta-based alternative pop band.
REMNOSE Four-piece rock group from Ferndale, MI.
TOM VISIONS Local artist playing post-mystical, psychedelic electronic music.
UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.
THE WAILERS Legendary reggae crew best known as Bob Marley's backing band.
UNDERGROUND SPRINGHOUSE Athens-based "hype-chill rock-funk ensemble."
ADAM HAMBRICK Nashville, TN-based country singer-songwriter.
ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming local country singer-songwriter.
SWEET LIZZY PROJECT Cuban-born, Latin-infused pop rock band.
CAAMP Folky power duo out of Athens, OH. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
CROOKED SPINES Four-piece dream-pop band from Athens, OH.
TRAE PIERCE & THE T-STONES Funky, hip hop-influenced blues-rock band from Florida.
BIG BAND ATHENS Local group playing swing and jazz standards.
NACKASHI GROUP Melodic, textured local three-piece with drums, keyboards and sax.
ANDREW SCOTCHIE & THE RIVER RATS Hard-rocking blues-funk band from Asheville, NC.
KELLY HOYLE Norma Rae guitarist and singer-songwriter performs originals and covers.
GHOST FLOWER Miami-based avant-pop group.
IMMATERIAL POSSESSION Darkly tinged local underground-pop project.
LAMBDA CELSIUS Local experimental electronic alter ego of artist AC Carter.
Learn about scientific advances towards a world without Malaria from Dr. David Petersen of the UGA Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases.
Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas and knit. Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Ages 16 & up.
(Hirsch Hall, Classroom A) The University of Georgia School of Law will commemorate NATO’s 70th anniversary with a lecture delivered by Steven Hill, NATO’s Office of Legal Affairs director.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Classic City Trivia hosts Terrapin-sponsored trivia. Win house cash and prizes.
Hosted by Shelton Sellers from Classic City Trivia every Thursday.
Come out for bedtime stories, songs, and a light snack in the children’s area. Ages birth to 0–7 years.
A seven week course helping develop young musical minds with songs, stories, games and dancing.
Stories, songs, nursery rhymes, bouncing and cuddling. 0-24 months.
Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 and up.
Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to bring their homework questions and receive instruction from a retired elementary school teacher.
Teens ages 13–18 are invited to discover works of art that celebrate minimalism with bold shapes and vibrant colors. After, participants will create their own distinct work of art inspired by color, form and light.
Share or learn songwriting styles, ideas and influences at a monthly meeting. Each participant can share a song or idea for feedback. See Threats & Promises on p. 17.
Join local Democrats and members of your local Democratic Committee for a monthly meeting.
Set in 1930s Harlem, New York, Blues for an Alabama Sky is a play that brings together a rich cast of characters to reflect current issues like social justice activism, abortion and politics through its characters' overlapping personalities.
(J's Bottle Shop) Take an introductory tour of Spain’s historic wines and regions, and enjoy tasting and discussing new winegrowing trends shaking up the Iberian landscape.
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word, including formatting options such as fonts, margins, cutting and pasting, and spellcheck. Registration required.
(Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, Watkinsville) Smooth Ballroom Dance Group Class covers the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tago, Viennese Waltz and Quickstep. Mondays, 7 p.m. $15/drop-in. Latin/Rhythm Ballroom Dance Group focuses on the fundamentals of Rumba, Cha Cha, East Coast Swing, Bolero and Mambo. Mondays, 7:45 p.m. $15/drop-in. www.ballroom-arts.com
(Prince Ave.) Avid presents author Lillah Lawson and her book, Monarchs Under the Sassafras Tree, a story of family, unconditional love, poverty, injustice and finding the strength inside to keep on going when all is lost.
(Room 248) Learn about the rise of coyote activity in metropolitan areas and strategies for avoiding human-coyote conflict from wildlife ecologist Dr. Chris Mowry.
Sonny Chiba meets a skull-headed hero in Golden Bat, and a ninja transforms into a lion man in Gallant Hero Lion-Maru.
A screening of the 1914 film The Wishing Ring accompanied by Mauro Ronca performing an original piano score. Expect a reception with refreshments, a film introduction by Richard Neuper, and closing discussion lead by Tom Kenyon, a personal friend of the film's star, Vivian Martin. This event will benefit the Ciné Independence Fund.
A performance celebrating nationalism in music from around the world. Expect to hear works like Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite, Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 7, and more.
Personalized instruction on your choice of computer topics. Stop by the Information Services Desk for a list of topics and to register. Thursdays, 9 a.m. 706-613-3650, ext. 354. www.athenslibrary.org/athens
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