A unique drag show featuring performances by local drag artists.
KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!
THE STYMMS Local rock trio featuring Etienne de Rocher (guitar/vocals), Brandon McDearis (drums) and Chris Sugiuchi (bass). Local musicians, including Laura Carter, Jim Wilson and Jay Gonzalez, will also read passages from their favorite books!
ELVIS AND HIS TCB BAND Elvis impersonator Chris Shupe's performance features The Burning Love Brass.
DRAG THE CORPSE Death metal group from Elberton.
10 FINGERS STRONG Hardcore metal that also delves into rapcore in the style of Rage Against the Machine.
THE BONE CHURCH Four-piece metal-progressive band from Atlanta, GA.
IN THE LURCH Local three-piece that cranks out crunchy guitar riffs and sinister basslines, citing Primus and Tool as influences.
JUSTIN BISHOP Local artist with a taste for classic and indie rock.
THE OAK CREEK BAND High-energy Americana band based in Nashville.
VAGABOND PHILOSOPHY Jammy folk-rock band from Knoxville, TN.
PARROTHEAD Athens' premier punk rock Jimmy Buffet cover band. See story on p. 10.
SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.
DEEP STATE Little Gold's Taylor Chmura plays a set of solo material.
THE CRYPTIDES New local surf-rock band featuring members of The HUMMS and Timmy and the Tumblers.
BROTHERS Local band plays swirling, folky tunes that are rich with strings, twisted overdubs and haunting vocals.
BOOMFOX Local rock band formerly known as The Sunlight Alchemists that describes itself as "Adele meets Stone Temple Pilots."
DANA SWIMMER Local band playing a garage rock montage with sweet, soulful undertones.
WANDERWILD Project led by local songwriter Matt Martin.
NEW WIVES Charming Athens indie rockers inspired by groups like Modest Mouse and Cursive.
THE WOOTEN BROTHERS Acclaimed jazz, funk, soul, R&B, rock and bluegrass band featuring Grammy Award-winning bassist Victor Wooten. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
LARRY MITCHELL BAND Groovy rock band.
PROGRAMS New wave/dance project featuring Glasscrafts drummer Robby Casso.
THE DREAM SCENE Javier Morales' lo-fi avant-garde pop project.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
LOOKSY Bluesy indie-rock band from Tuscaloosa, AL.
KYLE LAW TRIO No info available.
COLONEL BRUCE HAMPTON Eccentric and legendary Georgia-based performer.
ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. All request show!
THE ENDS Funky rock band from Burlington, NC.
ROSELAND Americana band from Greensboro, NC.
SIMUVAC Local experimental electronic outfit.
DJ QUINCY Modern Skirts drummer John Swint spins a DJ set.
COLLISION COURSE IX HHHS presents an evening of music. Listen live or visit the station. Featuring Neidy, Chrismis, L.G., Hannah Washington, Profound Breadth, Scotty ATL, Skipper Jones, Monsoon, HeaveN Beatbox, Mic-Audio and Goldyard.
A support and social group for mothers to find out about upcoming events, community resources and more. Children welcome. Meets every Tuesday & Friday, 9:30–11:30 a.m. www.athensga.motherscenter.org
A hilarious parody of the Fifty Shades of Grey books. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
This holiday play compiles songs, skits and dances based on works by Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson and many more.
Shakespeare's classic romance gets fierce by taking cues from "RuPaul's Drag Race" and Paris is Burning. Set in the '90s, the feuding Montagues and the Capulets are two rival drag houses. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
Rose of Athens' third annual Yuletide Celebration presents a timeless tale of friendship, caring and love through live music and dance.
The market features pottery, paintings, jewelry, stained glass, leather and more created by 75 jury-invited artists. An additional 40 OCAF member artists will be represented in the Artists' Shoppe.
Browse new and used GMOA publications. GMOA will also sell frames and the gift shop will offer special sales.
See new paintings, prints and cards by Lara Oshon. Includes wine and live music.
Featuring works by students majoring in photography, printmaking/book arts, jewelry and metals, fabric and graphic design.
"Cloud of Faces" is an exhibit and new book presenting 15 relief sculptures in clay by Vernon J. Thornsberry. Paintings by Andy Cherewick are also on display.
Handmade pottery by Juana Gnecco, Carter Gillies and Nancy Green as well as paintings by Chatham Murray and pillows by Ann Sears.
(Downtown Greensboro) An evening of music, food and holiday fun. Children, be sure to bring your wish list because Santa will be in town for pictures. There will also be an old-fashioned hayride through town and holiday tunes sung around the tree.
Professor Judith Ortiz Cofer's advanced creative writing class presents written work inspired by objects in the museum's permanent collection. A reception will follow.
(UGA Baldwin Hall, Room 114A) Geneviéve Zubrzycki presents "Nationalism, Secularism and Cultural Heritage in Quebec: From 'Reasonable Accomodation' to the Charter of Values." Part of the Georgia Workshop on Culture, Power and History.
Kathryn Refi, Jay Gonzales, Jim Wilson, Al Dixon, Laura Carter, Frankie Brown and Rachel Watkins will read short passages from their favorite books. The Stymms will perform at 6:45 p.m.
Big Star is the definitive rockumentary about the beloved and influential '70s rock band Big Star. Followed by a live performance of a Big Star tribute band featuring Nick Bielli, Kevin Sweeney, Matt Lane and Peter Alvanos.
(Athens, GA) Drive VA furnished vehicles to transport vets living with disabilities to local clinic and Augusta hospitals. Weekdays, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., once or twice a month. Call Roger, 706-202-0587
Now registering for an array of beginner through advanced classes for children and adults like quilting, black and white photography, drawing, painting, jewelry/metalsmithing and relief printmaking. See website for course descriptions. www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse