COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, October 22

32 events

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! www.locosgrill.com

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

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

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

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

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Road) Every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515

    Johnny's Trivia

    Classic City Trivia hosts Terrapin-sponsored trivia. Win house cash and prizes.

  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-8773

    Trivia

    Test your trivia knowledge.

  • The Office Sports Bar and Grill

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-521-5898

    Trivia

    Play to win. Every Tuesday.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10-11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class

    Learn how to do touch screen gestures, connect to wifi, download apps, change settings and more. Registration required.

  • 7 p.m. $15. www.ballroom-arts.com

    Ballroom Styling & Technique

    (Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, 2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Improve your dancing appearance by studying proper arm styling, weight movement, expression and more.

  • 7:45 p.m. $15. www.ballroom-arts.com

    Latin Rhythm Styling & Technique

    (Ballroom Arts Dance Studio, 2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Improve your dancing appearance by studying proper arm styling, weight movement, expression and more. This course will focus on Latin walks, leg action and contra body movements.

  • Bogart Library

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

    Watercolor Bookmarks

    Adults will use various techniques of watercolor painting to create bookmarks to keep for themselves or to give as gifts.

Art

Kidstuff

Film

  • Ciné

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

    Bad Movie Night

    After a failed attack, a squad of terrorists invade a small Indiana town and take the high school hostage, forcing the jocks and nerds to band together in Terror Squad.

  • ACC Library

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

    Athens Rising 2

    (Appleton Auditorium) Enjoy a screening of Athens Rising 2: Transmittance, a look at the creative class in Athens through the lens of unique organizations and institutions. Local filmmaker James Preston will introduce the film and answer questions from the audience afterward.

Lectures & Lit

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

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

    The Georgia Review Reading

    The Georgia Review will celebrate the launch of its Fall 2019 issue with an evening of poetry featuring Eavan Boland and Alice Friman. A reception with light refreshments will follow. Copies of the poets’ books and The Review will be available for purchase.

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.

  • ACC Library

    2–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Beyond the Hours: Digging for Your Roots

    Enjoy extended access to the Heritage Room along with scanning sessions and 15-minute classes on resources like Family Search, Ancestry and Fold 3. There will also be a "Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors" class (5 p.m.) to research ancestors who immigrated to the United States during the Great Wave. Registration required.

Live Music

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

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

    VIMADEAN DUO Russian duet between violinist Anastasia Petrunina and percussionist Denis Petrunin.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CLOUDLAND Young alt-rock band from Athens.

    THE BRAZEN YOUTH Indie-folk three-piece from Lyme, CT.

    SHANE T Melodic garage-rock singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TERRAPLANE BLUE Local blues-rock band featuring Doug Peters, John Straw and Dean Johnson.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MATISYAHU Reggae-influenced alt-rock singer known for hits like "King Without a Crown."

    OF GOOD NATURE North Carolina band that blends rock, reggae and funk.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    HEY MONEA Rock "band of tender-hearted rascals" from Canton, OH.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    ARIEL ACKERLY Local noisemaker makes meditative loops from dulcimer and synthesizers.  

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Local lo-fi experimental lounge singer that aims "to turn the support group into a party."

    RUMI KALLENBACH Experimental artist from Alabama.

    CRYSTAL LOGIC "Downer-rock" and punk group from Oakland, CA.

  • The World Famous

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

    ¿BANANA? New local indie-folk three-piece. Album release show!

    GIRLFRIEND No info available.

    GRAND Athens-based alternative pop group.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.pac.uga.edu

    Payne Memorial Concert

    UGA Presents opens the 2019-2020 Franklin College Chamber Music with the Payne Memorial Concert, featuring the award-winning Takács Quartet. The performance will include works by Mozart, Bartók and Beethoven.

Meetings

  • 6-8 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/parkplanning

    Public Info Open House: Firefly Trail

    (ACC Streets & Drainage Dept., 605 Spring Valley Rd.) This informational meeting will discuss plans for expanding the Firefly Trail. The proposed route will be available for viewing.

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Oct. 22–26, 8 p.m. Oct. 26 & Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m. $7 (w/ UGA ID), $12. www.uga.theatre.com/niagarafalls

    Niagara Falls

    (Cellar Theatre) UGA alumnus Steve Yockey's Niagara Falls is a surreal comedy in which newlyweds must face pressing marital issues. See Theater Notes on p. 12.

DJs

Auditions

  • Hank Williams: Lost Highway

    (Elberton Arts Center, Elberton) Encore Productions will host auditions for the first show of their 2020 season: Hank Williams: Lost Highway. The directors are looking to cast a group of seven men, three women and a country music band. Anyone planning to audition should be prepared to read excerpts from the script, sing a prepared piece and be available most evenings from late December to mid-March. Those interested in being a part of the show band may also drop in and speak with the directors. Performances will be held Mar. 1315 and Mar. 2022 in the Elbert Theatre. Auditions held Dec. 2–3, 6–8 p.m. 706-283-1049, www.elberttheatre.org