COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, November 12

26 events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

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

    African-American Authors Book Club

    This month's title is Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine. Newcomers welcome.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Adult Book Club

    Meet and discuss The Round House by Louise Erdrich and pick up a book for next month.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Avid presents Andrea L. Dennis in celebration of her book, Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics and Guilt in America. Purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by the author.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    12:30-2:30 p.m. FREE! 678-772-5138, www.athensfiber.org

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. This month's meeting will be presented by weaver Shirley Chambliss, who will share her expertise on planning, creating, designing and then hanging artwork in an exhibition.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    45th Annual Juried Exhibition

    The annual show will be juried by Larry Ossei-Mensah of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Drop off entry forms and up to three works on Jan. 23–24. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Art Classes

    Now registering for winter classes. Subjects include wheel thrown pottery (Thursdays, Jan. 9–Feb. 20, 6:30–8:30 p.m.), mosaic art (Tuesdays, Jan. 7–Feb. 11, 6:30–8:30 p.m.) and more. Visit website for class descriptions and dates. 706-613-3623, www.accgov.com/leisure

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two: Drama and Devotion in Baroque Rome

    Join Nelda Damiano, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, for a tour.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    4'33'' Spotlight on Arts Scholarship Competition

    This competition highlights scholarly research by UGA students about any art form or combination of art forms including but not limited to: visual art, music, theater, dance, film, literature, media arts or performance art. Focusing on historical, theoretical and critical research in the arts, the competition provides an opportunity for students to present their research to the university community.

Games

Events

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. $20. 706-354-7901, www.heirloomathens.com

    2nd Tuesday Tasting

    This month's theme is "Thanksgiving Wine." Reservations required.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/scl

    Tuesday Tour at Two

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

Classes

Comedy

Kidstuff

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    TC SUPERSTAR Synthwave group from Austin, TX.

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

    WALDO WITT Indie rock project from songwriter Waldo John Wittenmyer.

    MANNEQUIN LOVER Atlanta based "dystopian discotheque" musician.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $17. www.40watt.com

    DAN DEACON Influential contemporary indie musician playing sweeping electronic pop. 

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop songwriter with classic melodies and clever lyrics.

  • The Foundry

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

    EMERALD EMPIRE Wedding band specializing in party-pop favorites.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    COM TRUISE Producer described as creating "mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk”.

    ALTOPALO Experimental pop group from New York City.

    BESHKEN New York-based producer and multi-instrumentalist.