COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, March 4

25 events

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6:30 p.m. FREE! iws.uga.edu

    Women's History Month Keynote Address

    (Room 271) Dr. Lisa Tetrault presents "Women and the Right to Vote: A History Unfinished."

  • The Globe

    8–11 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/athenswordofmouth

    Word of Mouth Open Poetry

    Open mic poetry readings. This month’s featured reader is Annabel McSpadden.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    1:30 p.m. FREE! 706-542-9660, rebecca.blakeney@uga.edu

    Getzen Lecture on Government Accountability

    Dr. Shelley Metzenbaum, founding president of the Volcker Alliance, leads a lecture.

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Anime Club

    Meet with other fans of anime and manga to discover books, shows, movies, snacks, art and Japanese culture. Grades 6-12.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Bedtime Stories

    (This event has been canceled.) Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5. 

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) Stories, songs, movement, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children.

  • Bogart Library

    10–11 a.m. FREE! 770-725-9443 www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Mother Goose on the Loose

    (This event has been canceled.) This special storytime is designed to promote parental bonding and early learning for babies ages 0–24 months. Registration required.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Elementary Read Aloud

    (This event has been canceled.) Ms. Carley will read aloud from a book while participants complete a related activity. Ages 6 & up.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. & 4–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Wonderful Wednesday: What’s the Story?

    A program to engage school-aged children in storytelling. Ages 4 & up.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. & 4–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Wonderful Wednesday: What’s the Story?

    A program to engage school-aged children in storytelling. Ages 4 & up.

  • ACC Library

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

    Step into Music

    (This event has been canceled.) An afterschool music class with Mr. Evan. For children ages 57 and their caregiver.

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    9:30 p.m. $7. www.mmcc-arts.org

    Sweet Chariot

    Sweet Chariot tells the true story of slavery by combining  acapella spirituals with oral histories of 70, 80 and 90-year-old former slaves who were interviewed during the Federal Writers’ Project of the 1930s. Their first-hand accounts of the joys and agonies of everyday life, and their efforts to escape to freedom across the Ohio River, bring new understanding to students of all backgrounds. Children in grades 3–12 are invited to attend.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. ('The Lost Boys' film screening), 9 p.m. (music). $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TIM CAPPELLO Actor and saxophonist known for his appearance in the film The Lost Boys, as well as his work with Tina Turner. See Story on p. 18.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5–7. www.thefoundryathens.com

    DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local all-star Southern rock band blending country, gypsy, jazz and more.

Comedy

Art

  • Circle Gallery

    5 p.m. FREE! ced.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    Augusta-born artist Philip Juras will discuss his new exhibition, "The Art of Conservation: Paintings by Philip Juras." This event is also a part of the UGA Earth Day 50th Anniversary celebration. See Calendar Pick on p. 33.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Mar. 2, 4–5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Artist-in-ATHICA Eli Saragoussi

    Watch in real-time as local artist and musician Eli Saragoussi creates set designs leading up to this weekend's Ad·Verse Fest. See Art Notes on p. 20.

Film

Ending Wednesday, March 4

 

Support Groups

  • Parkinsons Disease Support

    (Howard B. Novey Education Center) Athens Neurology hosts a Parkinsons Disease Support Group. Mar. 4, 12–1 p.m. 706-353-0606