Friday, January 17

17 events


  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 a.m. $25.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Breakfast

    (Grand Hall) Recipients of the President's Fulfilling the Dream Award will be recognized. Alumnus Steve C. Jones, a U.S. district judge of the Northern District of Georgia, will deliver the keynote speech.


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20).

    KOZMIC Dubstep and bass music producer from Atlanta.

    XENOTYPE EDM producer creating "alien bass music."

    SHAKES Atlanta-based EDM composer.

    DOPAMINE High-energy electronic artist from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $10.

    DAN TEDESCO Alternative folk singer-songwriter from Des Moines, IA.

    SHANNON JAE Local traditional folk singer-songwriter.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15.

    LOVE TRACTOR Long-running, largely instrumental local post-rock group. See story on p. 10.

    OH-OK Stripped-down pop group that formed in Athens in the early '80s. 

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door).

    TELEMARKET Driving, angular indie-rock band from Athens.

    THE SEDONAS Americana-rock group from Knoxville, TN.

    THE PIERRES Melodic and brainy local alt-rock group.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    BICHOS VIVOS Local band playing forró, accordion and triangle-driven country music from Brazil.

    WONDERLAND RANGERS Local rabble-rouser Timi Conley performs dance-tastic psych-pop with his all-star backing band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

    BOA Three-piece indie rock band from Louisville, KY.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    KRIS ANDERSON Singer-songwriter and guitarist from Atlanta exploring jazz, country, punk and more.




  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Stories They Tell

    Jeffery Callaham paints stories, family traditions and scenes from his youth as told by his grandmother. Through his use of strong colors and his ability to make his characters come to life on canvas, Callaham paints vivid images of life in the South. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Reflection & Refraction: Portals Through Time

    This second annual collaborative exhibition by the Lamar Dodd School of Art and OCAF features artwork from second-year Master of Fine Art candidates of UGA and is curated in part by second-year Master of Arts candidates in the Art History Department. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Normal Books

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Life After Deaf

    Celebrate Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Noel Holston's book Life After Deaf with excerpt readings and a live performance by the Georgia Sirens.

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Legalities of Long-term Care Planning

    French Law Group will present on how attendees can preserve their decision-making capacity while protecting their home, bank accounts other assets.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    David Noah

    (Avid Bookshop, 5 Points) David Noah shares his photography book, Everything Mad With Love.

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Internet Safety 101

    IT specialist Zakk speaks on how to stay safe while surfing the web.