COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, February 13

41 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.

  • UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

    1–4 p.m. $4 (w/ UGA ID), $8. www.art.uga.edu

    Life Drawing Open Studio

    An opportunity to draw or paint the human figure from life. No instruction or materials provided.

  • Athens, GA

    LACSI Call for Artists

    Artists are invited to submit entries to "Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment," a national juried exhibition of contemporary art. Email submissions by Mar. 15. Visit website for details. lacsiuga@gmail.com, www.lacsi.uga.edu

     

Live Music

  • 11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    HOLOPAW Long-running Gainesville, FL-based indie band led by talented songwriter John Orth. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

    BROTHERS Local trio plays swirling folky tunes that are rich with strings, twisted overdubs and haunting vocals.

    MOTHS Jacob Morris plays a mostly acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.

    TODD KILLINGS Group fronted by former Dead Dog guitarist John McLean.

  • Farm 255

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    DIAL INDICATORS Local jazz act featuring Jeremy Roberts on guitar and George Davidson on tenor saxophone.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SLAW AND ORDER Local drum and keys duo performs tambourine-rich pop tracks.

    GLASSCRAFTS Fuzzed-out pop-punk from members of Grass Giraffes.

    EVER ENDING KICKS Experimental pop group from Washington state.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    BATTLE OF THE BANDS Night one of the UGA Music Business Program's third annual battle. Featuring Faun Dew, Swamp, Jonny & Shim, The Kinky Aphrodesiacs and Entropic Constant.

  • Green Room

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD & FRIENDS Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    WOMEN FOLK Local singer-songwriter Emily Jackson presents this series featuring local female artists.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    ANDREW KAHRS This UGA grad has a silky smooth voice and soulful style that is reminiscent of John Mayer or Jack Johnson.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    THE LAST TYCOON Local dark-folk/Americana outfit.

Performance

Games

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8 p.m. Both locations. 706-548-3442

    Full Contact Trivia

    Think you know it all? Test your knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-1102

    Trivia

    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Sports Trivia

    Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes. Every Wednesday.

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & below. Every Wednesday.

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Storytime

    For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.

  • Pump It Up

    Pop-In Playtime

    Children ages 11 & under can bounce around and have a jumping good time. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $3 (ages 2 & under), $6 (ages 2 & up). 706-613-5676

  • Arrow

    Spanish Lessons for Tots

    Spanish lessons with music, dancing and fun surprises led by Sarah Ehlers. For ages 2.5–4 years old. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. ourarrow@gmail.com

  • Arrow

    Shared Nanny Sessions

    Caregiving with a child ratio of 1 to 3. For ages 6 months–4 years. Pre-registration required. Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $30–125. ourarrow@gmail.com, www.ourarrow.com

  • East Athens Community Center

    Arts in the Afternoon

    Afterschool program teaches arts and crafts and allows children to create original artwork. Ages 6–15. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    You Pick Movie Day

    Kids can cast their vote on the library's Facebook page to watch either Brave or The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Movie shows Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/OCLCS

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Drop-in Crafting for Kids

    All-day drop-in crafting for kids. Feb. 15–18. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

  • Memorial Park

    Spring Break Field Trip: The Great Outdoors

    Participants will spend the day celebrating the natural environment by touring the State of Georgia Botanical Garden and then heading to Sandy Creek Park for disc golf and kite flying. Bring a sack lunch. Ages 5–10. Register by Mar. 1. Mar. 12, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $15-23. 706-613-3580, www.athensclarkecounty.com/memorial

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Rock out every Wednesday at this open mic. Contact louisphillippelot@yahoo.com for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke! This week's edition is a karaoke contest, so bring your A-game!

Events

  • Madison Bar & Bistro

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com

    Canine Cocktail Hour

    (Hotel Indigo) Drink and food specials for you and your (well-behaved, non-aggressive, vaccinated) dog! Every Wednesday.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6–10 p.m. FREE! (speed dating), $5 (dessert), $10 (dance party). amanda@athenshumanesociety.org, www.athenshumanesociety.org

    petHarmony: Pet Speed Dating

    Find the perfect pet with petHarmony. Humans can spend a few minutes with cats and dogs to find a good match, and spend extra time with their favorites. Features dessert, a raffle and a dance party after.

  • UGA Records Center and Map Library

    3–6 p.m. FREE! 706-369-5926

    For the Love of Records

    The UGA Records Center hosts an open house.

Classes

  • Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES)

    Zumba

    Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Zumba at the Garden

    Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves comprise this dynamic fitness program. Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $10/class, $70/session. www.uga.edu/botgarden

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Salsa Dance Classes

    Cuban-style salsa dance classes with SALSAthens. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. Every Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (intermediate), 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginners). $10 (incl. drink). www.facebook.com/salsaathens

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    7–9 p.m. $35. www.treehoueskidandcraft.com, www.jetkatphoto.com

    How to Take Great Kids Photos

    Photographer Kate Skogen teaches how to take better family photographs.

  • Jerzee's Sports Bar

    9–10 p.m. (lesson), 10 p.m.–1 a.m. (dancing). $3, $5 (under 21). dg2003@yahoo.com

    Spicy Salsa Dancing

    Learn how to Salsa. 

Meetings

  • Athens Bank and Trust Building

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-340-9418

    Athens Area Chapter of AARP

    Monthly meeting of the American Association of Retired Persons. Open to the public.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Jackson St. Building

    4 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    History Lecture: Ari Levine

     

    (Room 123) UGA Associate Professor of History Ari Levine is a cultural historian of early modern China. He speaks about "Read-Write Memory: How to Translate Images of Early Modern Chinese Cityscapes into Texts (and Back Again.)"

     

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. Donations accepted. 706-351-6024

    Buddha Book Study

    A discussion group that supports applying Buddha's teachings to end suffering in all areas of life. Every Wednesday.

Ending Wednesday, February 13

 

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Valentine's Raffle

    The Athens Area Humane Society is offering a Valentine's raffle with offers from local businesses worth over $1,000. The raffle includes gifts from Hotel Indigo, Model Citizen Salon, Flirt Fashions, Big City Bread and more. Visit website to purchase a raffle ticket through Feb. 13. $25. www.athenshumanesociety.org