COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, November 17

29 events

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Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.gail.uga.edu/2019GWHOF

    Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    (Room 271) The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame will host this event to mark the induction of John T. Edge, A.E. Stallings and posthumous inductee Julia Collier Harris. A light reception will follow the ceremony. Registration is required to attend.

  • 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.

  • 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.theindiesouth.com

    Abnormal Bazaar

    (Indie South, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Pick up handmade and vintage goodies from local vendors. Third Sunday of every month.

  • Canopy Studio

    Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $6–20. www.canopystudio.org

    The Goth Show

    This aerial dance production from Canopy Studio’s Repertory Company offers a  much-needed exploration of sub-culture, identity definitions, and nostalgia as it relates to the goth lifestyle. What defines you? What is your style? Did you have a “dark” period? How does genre identity evolve in relation to age? All of these questions are up for discussion. See Story on p. 9.

  • Canopy Studio

    Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. $6–20. www.canopystudio.org

    The Goth Show

    This aerial dance production from Canopy Studio’s Repertory Company offers a  much-needed exploration of sub-culture, identity definitions, and nostalgia as it relates to the goth lifestyle. What defines you? What is your style? Did you have a “dark” period? How does genre identity evolve in relation to age? All of these questions are up for discussion. See Story on p. 9.

  • 5–8 p.m. FREE! www.cornerstoneathens.com

    Fall Bonfire

    (Hull Baptist Church, 39 Charlie Bolton Rd.) Gather around the fire with family and friends while you enjoy hotdogs and s'mores cooked over the fire. Attendees are encourged to bring blankets and extra chairs.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9 a.m. www.uown.org

    UOWN Fall Water Sampling

    After a brief orientation, volunteers will fan out throughout the watershed to collect water samples from surrounding creeks and rivers.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. www.heirloomathens.com

    Grower Champagne Dinner

    This special dinner includes three courses, five champagnes and some educational discussion.

Live Music

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Sunday Spotlight Tour

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • 1 p.m. FREE! www.pineywoodsart.com

    Closing Reception

    (Give Back Real Estate, 624 S. Milledge Ave., Suite 101) See Dortha Jacobson's 37 oil paintings that range from portraits, landscapes, animals and more.

Comedy

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    7:30 p.m. $7. www.krakinjokes.com

    Krakin Jokes XXII

    Hear standup from local and Atlanta comedians, plus  thought-provoking sketches. 

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $40–80. www.classiccenter.com

    Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

    Join the celebration as Mannheim Steamroller Celebrates 35 years of holiday magic. Experience a performance from the No. 1 Christmas music artist in history, Chip Davis, and for the first time ever, hear the entire album that started it all.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. $3-12. pac.uga.edu

    Hodgson Wind Ensemble

    The ensemble will be joined by guest artist is Joe Alessi, principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic. The program will feature works such as "Outdoor Overture" by Aaron Copland, "Time for Outrage" by Marco Putz, "Music of the Spheres" by Philip Sparke and more.

Games

  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

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

    Rockin' Roll Bingo

    Play to win.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Solo Entertainment. House prizes and discounted tabs. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    In Born Intersex: We Are Human!, Anunnaki Marquez, a gender/intersex educator, writer and speaker, shares general information about the intersex community, the violation of human rights and their journey to achieving the first intersex birth certificate in Colorado.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    4 p.m. FREE! www.gail.uga.edu/2019GWHOF

    The Georgia Writers Hall Of Fame Author Discussion

    As a part of the University of Georgia Signature Lecture Series and Spotlight on the Arts, this panel will feature 2019 Georgia Writers Hall Of Fame inductees John T. Edge and A.E. Stallings and be moderated by Virginia Prescott of GPB's On Second Thought. Registration required to attend.

Theater

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 14–17, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Nov. 17, 3 p.m. $12–15. daniel.self@accgov.com

    The King and I

    Athens Creative Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I, a timeless love story that offers insight and encouragement for relationships torn apart by cultural differences. See Theater Notes on p. 10.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 14–17, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Nov. 17, 3 p.m. $12–15. daniel.self@accgov.com

    The King and I

    Athens Creative Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I, a timeless love story that offers insight and encouragement for relationships torn apart by cultural differences. See Theater Notes on p. 10.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.ugatheatre.com/gaproject

    By Our Hands

    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.

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 15–16, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 2 p.m. $9–16. 706-283-1049, tking@cityofelberton.net

    Dad's Christmas Miracle

    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?

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