COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, April 15

6 events

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    This Moment in History: COVID-19 in Athens, GA

    Historic Athens presents an 11-week, 55-episode interview series designed to document the effect of coronavirus on Athens. The free interactive series is available every weeekday at 1 p.m. through June 26. www.facebook.com/historicathens

  • Athens, GA

    Band Together: A Virtual Concert Series

    The Classic Center presents live performances on YouTube at Band Together Athens every Thursday at 7 p.m. Terrapin will host a "Terrapin Toast" introducing each act with a different personality each week. See Ashley Walls and John King on May 28. Donations will support the Athens Area Community Foundations COVID-19 Community Response Fund. Local artists or businesses interested in participating should email bandtogether@classiccenter.com

  • Athens, GA

    Self-Guided Tours of Athens

    The Athens Welcome Center is offering self-guided tour brochures of their popular walking or driving tours. Read about some of the most iconic Athens landmarks and locations. Options include an African-Amercian Driving Tour, Downtown Athens Tour, Athens Music History Tour and more. There are also narrated Athens Podtours with recordings of local stories and music. www.athenswelcomecenter.com/tours

  • Free Online Streaming of Athens Rising

    Stream local filmmaker James Preston's local culture documentaries, Athens Rising 1: The Sicyon Project and Athens Rising 2: Transmittance. Donations will be distributed to the Garrie Vereen Memorial Emergency Relief Fund, Athens Virtual Tip Jar, Classic City Love, Athens Works Initiative and the Athens Community Foundation Community Response Fund. www.athensrising.com

Classes

  • Athens, GA

    The Shakti Shine Live

    The Shakti Yoga Athens' leadership team offers three hours of yoga, meditation and inquiry through Zoom. Proceeds benefit the Get Comfortable Fund. Pay what you can. Apr. 25, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Sign up for a Zoom link at spya.typeform.com/to/NBpB0m. www.shaktiyogaathens.com

Art

  • Athens, GA

    COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey for Artists

    Artists, musicians, makers, performers, writers and other creatives impacted by coronavirus are encouraged to fill out an anonymous survey. Responses will assist the Athens Arts Alliance in informing the local government about the challenges artists currently face, and help shape potential public art projects and other relief opportunities. Deadline Apr. 22. bit.ly/artistscovid