Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.
(Upstairs) Current and prospective OLLI members can learn about this semester's classes, luncheon programs, travel tips, social events and shared interest groups.
Celebrate Chinese New Year by learning about customs, myths, dances and decorations.
The internationally acclaimed Morehouse College Glee Club performs as a part of the Morton's 110th anniversary season.
(Franny's Farmacy, 2361 W. Broad St.) Celebrate the shop's grand opening with free samples, chair massages, pet adoptions and food infused with CBD. The shop specialzies in CBD and hemp oils, CBS topicals, hemp edibles and more. Saturday includes a ribbon cutting and live music by Jim Cook. Holy Crepe Food Truck will visit on Sunday.
Join Lara Whiteley of Specialty Wines for a tasting of La Mancha, Rueda, Penedès and Aragon selections.
THE SUPERSTONES Rock group led by Courtney "The Voice" Stone.
NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop songwriter with classic melodies and clever lyrics.
OUTERSEA Athens-based psychedelic surf-rock five-piece.
SAVAGIST Long-running local psychedelic metal band. Final show!
APE VERMIN Progressive sludge-metal band from North Carolina.
IRIST Atlanta prog-metal band that blends relentless heaviness with intricate melody.
THE SUNDERING SEAS Death and doom-metal band from Athens.
MCQQEEN Athens rock supergroup with skate-punk and psychedelic leanings.
CURLEYS "Fast crazy punk" band from Florida.
RIBOFLAVIN Atlanta-based punk band.
LEMON CRUSH Atlanta punk group featuring members of Nag, Nurse and more.
IN MEMORIES New local emotional hardcore group.
CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN Fronted by local fixture David Lowery, this influential indie-rock band performs a set of its hits. See story on p. 9.
EYELIDS Portland, OR band featuring former members of The Decemberists, Guided by Voices and the Jicks.
DAISY Long-running local psychedelic indie-rock band.
FOOD2KIDS BENEFIT Featuring performances by Divine Mind, J List and Tyler Hammer.
CBDB Alabama-based "joyfunk" band playing a mix of funk, progressive rock and jam fusion.
THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.
GMEA JAZZ JAM Georgia Music Educators let their hair down and take their instruments up. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.
B.B. PALMER Traditional honky tonk group from Auburn, AL.
THE GRAFFITI SESSIONS Featuring performances by Like Father, Photo Fire and Kongokai.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!
Donations can be dropped off to Rocket Hall every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. through Feb. 15. www.ocaf.com/art
Join the brewery for a movie every Friday night.
Young actors of On Stage Walton present Oliver Twist. See Theater Notes on p. 13.
Andrew Lippa's hit musical The Wild Party follows a seductive vaudeville dancer named Queenie and her passionate and violent lover, Burrs. When Queenie decides to throw the party to end all parties, the night takes many turns. See Theater Notes on p. 13.
Join other writers of all skill levels to write, write, write. Get away from distractions and buckle down on writing. Ages 16 and up.
Atlanta comic Damon Sumner is back delivering witty, high-energy observations on everyday life and his upbringing.
(tiny ATH gallery, 174 Cleveland Ave.) "Concerted Photos" is an exhibit of images taken by local photographers, of locals bands and in local music venues. The show features works by Chris McKay, Stefan Eberhard and Nolan Terrebonne. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
Enjoy refreshments, personalized caricatures by MFA candidate Luka Carter, button making in the art library and live music by Random Acts Party Band. This is the opening reception for the triennial faculty exhibition "All Together Now!" Spanning five galleries, the show features current work by full-time professors and part-time instructors.
Australia's Circa Contemporary Circus performs "Humans," a performance that features 10 acrobats in a stirring journey of what it means to be human.
Learn the basics of knitting.
(Hardman-Sams House, 255 Milledge Ave.) Join award-winning author, attorney and podcaster Sallie Holder for a lunch and conversation celebrating her new book, Hitting Rock Middle: When Success Doesn't Feel Like Success.
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. $30 submission fee. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse
Artists can submit original works of art in all media celebrating and exploring the ubiquitous chair. Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, design, craft, architecture and beyond is accepted. Deadline Jan. 24. Drop off Jan. 31. Opening reception Feb. 7. Free for MMCC members, $35 otherwise. www.mmcc-arts.org/thechairshow