JAY GONZALEZ Athens songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an affinity for classic pop melodies. (Cobbham Triangle)
GAELIC STORM California-based band that blends indie-folk and world grooves with Celtic tradition.
BOB LIVINGSTON Texas-based veteran singer-songwriter and country music stalwart.
WESDARULER Athens-based hip-hop producer and emcee with a laid-back, throwback style.
NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop songwriter with classic melodies and clever lyrics.
JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.
SAFARI ROOM Indie-rock band from Nashville, TN.
GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.
HEFFNER New local band.
CAMP HOWARD Indie rock group from Richmond, VA.
(Note: This event has been cancelled.) Join Kathy Mason and Don Randall for an insightful discussion on positive aging.
Guest speaker Judy Bradberry explores how food choices impact our health and the environment and how new technologies in food science are changing the way we eat. Lunch will be provided by the Food Responsibility and Ethical Eating group.
Take a tour of the cemetery that was established in 1856. Topics include the explanation of meanings behind various carvings, symbols and icons and other funerary art. Part of the Athens Heritage Walks walking tour series.
UGA Presents brings the award-winning British choir Tenebrae to Athens. The program will feature Joby Talbot’s "Path of Miracles" and Owain Park’s "Footsteps" performed by UGA’s Hodgson Singers and is a part of the 2019 Spotlight on the Arts Festival.
Seeking the South is a midern-day Southern cookbook from chef and restaurateur Rob Newton and former Athenian photographer Emily Dorio. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a book signing and conversation between Newton, Dorio and chef Peter Dale. Tickets include the book.
(This event has been canceled.) Mike Moak teaches lettering. Supplies are provided. Registration is required.
(The Indie South, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Learn how to make your own apothecary bag or pouch from loose wool. Participants are asked to bring a full-sized towel and wear clothes they don't mind getting wet.
An introduction to American Tango.
A one-stop shop for handcrafted seasonal decor, unique wreathes and one-of-a-kind gifts.
(Cobbham Triangle, in front of Piedmont College) Celebrate the new opeinng of a new art park, Cobbham Triangle, that was developed by the Historic Cobbham Foundation, Piedmont College, Riverview Foundation and Josh Koons and Dustin Jones of Koons Environmental Design. Play ping pong and chess on stone sculptures by Stan Mullins. Absorb the "Flow" mosaic by Krysia Ara. Doug Makemson jons Harold Rittenberry on sculpture pedestals, and Mike Harboldt shows off in metal. Other highlights include live music by Jay Gonzalez, scavenger hunts, a solar charging station, Connect to Protect pollinator garden and a Free Library.
General trivia hosted by Solo Entertainment. House prizes and discounted tabs.
(This event has been canceled.) Ages 8 and up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.
The Georgia Incarceration Performance Project presents By Our Hands, a cross-institutional collaboration between faculty, students and alumni of UGA and Spelman College of Atlanta and Common Good Atlanta, an organization that teaches college-level courses in prisons across Georgia. The production examines incarceration, race and the impact of forced labor within Georgia's history. See Theater Notes on p. 10.
Encore Productions presents Pat Cook’s nostalgic holiday tale Dad’s Christmas Miracle. The story follows Connor Murphy who wants a go-cart for Christmas, but has some bad grades that may keep him from getting on. Ultimately, it's up to Connor's dad to achieve the impossible by Christmas morning. Will he be able to perform a miracle?
NYC comedian Aaron Berman retells The Lion King with one-eighth of his regular intelligence and twice as much imagination.