Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright delivers a lecture on "The Future of Terrorism."
(This event has been canceled.) This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month Dog Stories by James Herriot.
This month's theme is "Suburbia and the American Dream" with discussions on Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates, American Pastoral by Philip Roth and The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides. Attendees are invited to stay after the discussion for a themed game.
Jessica Harland-Jacobs, associate professor of history at the University of Florida, explores the fraternal and religious networks that formed in colonial Georgia and contributed to the province’s rapid development from the 1750s.
(This event has been canceled.) Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Come out for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack in the children’s area. Ages 7 & under.
Join UGA’s Ecology Club and learn more about planet Earth and nature. For grades 6–12 only.
(This event has been canceled.) Teens can enjoy quiet study time and snacks in a multipurpose room. Ages 13 & up.
David Stephens of All Hands Productions will perform his popular show, The Reluctant Dragon, based on the classic story by Kenneth Graham filled with friendship and understanding.
LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.
HIT LIZARD Athens-based grunge band.
STONEMAN Atlanta-based metal band with touches of doom and thrash.
ASHES TO OMENS Five-piece local hard-rock band.
MISSISSIPPI JAKE Midwestern artist playing "storytelling, working class folk music."
HERE BE MONSTERS Folk-punk solo act with history-laden lyricism atop melodic guitar wizardry.
HIBBS FAMILY BAND Folk/bluegrass quartet of family members led by Rob and Garrett Hibbs.
CHRIS CHAPMAN Southern singer-songwriter from Winder.
LANCE PEACE Country music singer-songwriter.
MURIEL ANDERSON Renowned composer, fingerstyle guitarist and harp-guitarist.
OF MONTREAL Long-running local psych-pop group known for its outlandish stage presence. See Story on p. 8.
LILY'S BAND Alt-pop project from New York City.
SWOWCE Local group playing a mix of experimental hip hop and noise music.
BIG BAND ATHENS Local group playing swing and jazz standards.
SHAW DAVIS & THE BLACK TIES Three-piece band blending blues and hard rock.
Share or learn songwriting styles, ideas and influences at a monthly meeting. Each participant can share a song or idea for feedback.
This month's meeting features a special discussion on "Baldwin Hall, Where Are We Now?" featuring Fred Smith and professor Christopher Pizzino.
Grown Folks Dance Party
Experienced square dancers, couples and singles are invited to this square dance club every second and fourth Thursday.
This film details the black community's battle for suffrage in Selma, AL, during the mid-1960s with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his followers pressing forward until the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
(tiny ATH gallery) "Females of Fabric" presents textile works by Barbette Houser, Heather Elisabeth and Paula Runyon.
Enjoy a reception celebrating the opening of four new exhibits: "The Purpose of Disease" by Amiko Li, "Golden Hour" by Mary Gordon, Alex McCrary and Ciel Rodriguez, "The Elements of Myth" by Kelsey Wishik and the "Scientific & Medical Illustration Juried Exhibition," featuring the work of UGA students alongside graduate students in Medical Illustration at Augusta University. Refreshments will be served. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.
(Cellar Theatre) UGA Theatre presents Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the 1848 William Makepeace Thackeray novel, where two different women attempt to navigate a society that punishes them for every misstep. Both strive for what they want, but neither can thrive without the other.
Josh Fadem, known for his roles in shows like "30 Rock" and "Better Call Saul," presents three nights of stand-up in preparation for his upcoming comedy special. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.
Iranian-American comedian Darius Emadi brings his world touring character comedy show to Athens.
The Athens Creative Theatre presents a story about a royal family's race for future possession of the throne. See Theater Notes on p. 10.
(Metal+Petal, 1068 Baxter St.) Learn about and discuss topics such as health, wellness and whole living with panelists Brynn Dancy, RN and Integrative Nurse Health Coach; Amy Lawerence of Journey Juice; and Ruby Chandler, owner of Shakti Yoga. Jade Joyner will moderate the discussion.
The U.S. Olympic gold medalist world champion gymnast speaks.
Explore and discuss the various issues that Georgia breweries face in the realm of intellectual property. Panelists will include Brian Roth, co-founder of Southern Brewing Company; Chase Scott of Taylor, Feil, Harper & Lumsden, P.C.; and Dustin Watts, the president of Terrapin Beer Company. Shivani Patel and Stephen Wolfson will moderate the discussion. Koozies will be given on a first come, first served basis. Register to attend.