COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, January 24

28 events

Events

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.olli.uga.edu

    OLLI@UGA Lifelong Learning Fair

    (Upstairs) Current and prospective OLLI members can learn about this semester's classes, luncheon programs, travel tips, social events and shared interest groups. 

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10–11:30 a.m. $5 (ACC residents), $7.50 (non-ACC residents). www.accgov.com

    Chinese New Year: Year of the Rat

    Celebrate Chinese New Year by learning about customs, myths, dances and decorations. 

  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. $20–25. www.mortontheatre.com

    Morehouse College Glee Club

    The internationally acclaimed Morehouse College Glee Club performs as a part of the Morton's 110th anniversary season.

  • Jan. 23–26, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. www.facebook.com/frannysfarmacyathens

    Grand Opening

    (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.

  • The Globe

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.facebook.com/globe.athens

    Wine Tasting: A Walk Through Spain

    Join Lara Whiteley of Specialty Wines for a tasting of La Mancha, Rueda, Penedès and Aragon selections.

Live Music

  • Bar South

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1329

    THE SUPERSTONES Rock group led by Courtney "The Voice" Stone.

  • Buvez

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/buvezathens

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

    OUTERSEA Athens-based psychedelic surf-rock five-piece. 

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7:30 p.m. $25. www.40watt.com

    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.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    FOOD2KIDS BENEFIT Featuring performances by Divine Mind, J List and Tyler Hammer.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    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.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    GMEA JAZZ JAM Georgia Music Educators let their hair down and take their instruments up. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.

    B.B. PALMER Traditional honky tonk group from Auburn, AL.

  • Vega Studio

    7 p.m. $7. www.facebook.com/vegastudioathens

    THE GRAFFITI SESSIONS Featuring performances by Like Father, Photo Fire and Kongokai.

DJs

  • The Globe

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Help Out

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    OCAF Thrift Sale Donations

    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

Film

Theater

  • On Stage Walton

    Jan. 23–25, 8–10 p.m. & Jan. 26, 2–4 p.m. $15. www.onstagewalton.org

    Oliver Twist

    Young actors of On Stage Walton present Oliver Twist. See Theater Notes on p. 13.

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Jan. 25, 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. $8–12. www.facebook.com/UGANextAct

    The Wild Party

    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.

Kidstuff

  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Resolve to Write! Write-In

    Join other writers of all skill levels to write, write, write. Get away from distractions and buckle down on writing. Ages 16 and up.

Comedy

Art

  • 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.tinyathgallery.com

    Photography Reception

    (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.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Winter Art Party Extravaganza

    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.

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m. & Jan. 25, 2 p.m. $20–35. pac.uga.edu

    Circa Contemporary Circus

    Australia's Circa Contemporary Circus performs "Humans," a performance that features 10 acrobats in a stirring journey of what it means to be human.

Classes

Lectures & Lit

  • 11:30 a.m. $30. www.hittingrockmiddle.com

    Creating the Life You Want in 2020

    (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

Ending Friday, January 24

 

Art

  • 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. $30 submission fee. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

Art

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    The Chair Show: A Juried Arts Exhibition

    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