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Sunday, February 23

15 events

Live Music

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    4 p.m. Donations suggested. www.athica.org

    Closing Event

    The 2020 Juried Exhibition features works of art in a wide range of media. The closing event features an artists in roundtable discussion.

Events

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Feb. 21, 6–8 p.m. $5. (preview sale, items priced double). Feb. 22, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Feb. 23, 1–4 p.m. (half price items). www.ocaf.com/art

    OCAF Thrift Sale

    Over 10,000 items will be available at NE Georgia's largest thrift sale. Proceeds benefit OCAF.

  • First AME Church

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-548-1454, www.firstameathens.org

    First AME Black History Program

    Rita Daniels, great-great-grandniece of Harriet Tubman, is the guest speaker for this year's program titled "Family Heritage and the Underground Railroad."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7–9 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com

    LLS Benefit Show

    Alternative rock band A.D. Blanco performs to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Games

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Trivia

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

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 21-23, 7:30 p.m. $3-20. pac.uga.edu

    UGA Opera Theatre

    The UGA Opera Theatre presents Il Barbiere di Siviglia. 

  • Morton Theatre

    Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 3 p.m. $12–15. www.mortontheatre.com

    Emotions

    The East Athens Dance Center's production, "Emotions," includes various humanistic emotions interpreted through technical, concert dance to eclectic sounds and musical pieces.

  • 3 p.m. $20 (suggested donation). www.amethystbaroque.com

    Flye Care & Anguish

    (St. Stephen's Anglican Catholic Church, 800 Timothy Rd.) Enjoy a performance exploring music of the English baroque period.

Film

  • Oconee County Library

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Sunday Cinema

    Watch a 2016 biographical drama starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe. Popcorn provided. For adults.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Rosa Parks: The First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement

    Enjoy a free film screening, followed by a panel discussion on Rosa Parks’ legacy as a mid-century icon, the Civil Rights Movement and the current struggle to actualize life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all American citizens. Panelists include Athens artist and community activist Broderick Flanagan; Freda Giles, Associate Professor Emerita of Theatre and Film Studies and African American Studies at UGA; and Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, J.D., Associate Professor of Employment Law and Legal Studies at UGA’s Terry College of Business. Presented by Athens Chautauqua, Reinventing America.

Comedy

Ending Sunday, February 23

 

Word on the Street

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Spring Programs

    Programs are offered in the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, holiday events and more. For both adults and children. www.accgov.com/leisure