COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, March 31

30 events

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. $50. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Spring Wildflowers of Upland Deciduous Forests of Georgia

    Learn botanical terminology and how to identify spring-blooming plants.

  • Sewcial Studio

    Quilting

    Sewcial Studio has moved to a new location at 2500 W. Broad St., suite #305. Quilting classes for beginner to advanced students cover both traditional and modern projects. sewcialstudio@gmail.com, www.sewcialstudio.com

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class: Introduction to Excel

    Register by phone or in person at the reference desk. 

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This ongoing class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knitting Forward, Backward and Sideways

    Learn how to knit asymmetrically and on the bias, knit and purl backward, pick up selvage stitches without leaving holes, knit sideways off an existing fabric and knit in circles by conquering the art of short rows.

Comedy

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Casual Comedy

    Dave Weiglein hosts this month's installment of Casual Comedy with guest comedians Ben Davis, Kevin Saucier, Cherith Fuller and Remi Treuer.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. flickertheatreandbar.com

    Life's a Gift Comedy Tour

    Stand-up comedy, stories, music, prizes and more with Larry Fulford and Alex Luchun.

Games

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $25–42. www.pac.uga.edu

    Vadym Kholodenko Piano Performance

    Ukranian pianist Kholodenko is the winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Kidstuff

Events

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/scl

    Tuesday Tour

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • The National

    6:30 p.m. $75. 706-549-3450, reservations@thenationalrestaurant.com

    Spanish Wine Dinner with Ole Imports and Healthy Gourmet

    Take a tour through the back roads of Spain with six courses and wine pairings.

  • Olive Basket

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-714-6457

    Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Tasting

    Learn about olive oils and balsamic vinegars.

  • The Classic Center

    Mar.30, 11:15 a.m.–6:30 p.m. & Mar. 31, 9:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m. FREE! www.curo.uga.edu/symposium

    2015 CURO Symposium

    This year's keynote address "Infectious Diseases on a Changing Planet: How Ecology Drives Epidemics" will be delivered by Dr. Sonia Altizer from the Odum School of Ecology.

  • Taqueria La Parrilla

    All day. www.project-safe.org

    Dancing with the Athens Stars Team 1 Fundraiser

    (Homewood Hills) A percentage of the day's sales will help Susan Bogardus and Mike Fulford, Team 1 of Dancing with the Athens Stars, in their mission to raise funds for Project Safe.

DJs

  • The Manhattan Café

    Loungy Tuesday. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-369-9767

    DJ Nate From Wuxtry

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Playing an all-vinyl set of slow and melancholy songs for sad sacks and lonely lovers. 

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    UNSOUND CONDITION Band from Atlanta who claims to combine elements of hardcore, metal, funk and fine dining. 

    DAYS OF STRUGGLE Hardcore group from Tijuana, Mexico.

    VERTICALLY CHALLENGED Metal band from Winder.

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    MOCKINGBIRD SUN Nashville-based country band with a sound "accessible to listeners with more indie sensibilities."

    EMILY HACKETT Folk singer-songwriter raised in Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    COBALT CRANES L.A.-based four-piece group playing psych-grunge. 

    BOTHER New local post-punk three-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Anchor Jam. 7 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JOHN KING BAND This local band blends the stylistic qualities of Southern rock and country.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CABBAGE LOOPER Old school funk, soul and jazz meet today's fun hip-hop.

    MANNY & THE DEEPTHROATS Alias of local experimental sound artist Manny Lage.

    DJ TAINT Xander Witt (Muuy Biien) spins new wave, goth and post-punk.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SESSIONS WITH S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Mar. 31 & Apr. 1, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.art.uga.edu

    UGA Jewelry & Metals Sale

    Phi Beata Heata presents new work from jewelry and metalsmithing students.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8 p.m. $7.50–9.50. www.athenscine.com

    Wild Canaries

    Husband and wife filmmaking team Sophia Takal and Lawrence Michael Levine will host a discussion via Skype following a screening of this madcap murder mystery.

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    UGA CWP Faculty Reading

    LeAnne Howe, Reginald McKnight, Ed Pavlic, Andrew Zawacki, Magdalena Zurawski and Jed Rasula read new and recent works.

Ending Tuesday, March 31

 

Classes

Classes

  • Pure Barre Athens

    Pure Barre

    Purre Barre is a 55-minute full-body workout that uses a ballet barre for isometric movements concentrating on hips, thighs, seat, addominals and arms. Classes offered daily. 706-850-4000, www.purebarre.com/ga-athens

Classes

  • Chase Street Yoga

    Yoga Classes

    This studio teaches different types of yoga like gentle yoga, yin yoga and power heated Vinyasa, plus Zumba and Pilates. 706-316-9000, www.chasestreetyoga.com

Word on the Street

  • Collective Harvest CSA

    Collective Harvest provides organic and certified naturally grown vegetables and fruits to Athens area communities. They are currently accepting members for a 16-week Spring CSA. www.collectiveharvestathens.com

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    ALT Farms CSA Program

    The Athens Land Trust is growing local, Certified Naturally Grown produce. Proceeds from the Community Supported Agriculture program support ongoing projects at Williams Farm, West Broad Market Garden and other ALT programs. Two 18-week sessions for members are available. $450. www.athenslandtrust.org

Word on the Street

  • 50 Shades of Spay: Cat Spaying

    The Athens Area Humane Society offers a special spay rate during March in an effort to beat the heat and reduce pet overpopulation. Mention the promotion when scheduling a procedure. $50. 706-769-9155, www.athenshumanesociety.org