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Friday, March 24

36 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    JET ENGINE DRAGONS Local band playing a blend of shoegaze, progressive rock and technical metal.

    FALLOW Local three-piece dirty grunge and Southern metal band.

    BOOK OF WYRMS Appalachian stoner/space metal band out of Richmond, VA.

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

    THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.

    TIM MOORE Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.

    SARAH ZUNIGA Talented singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $22.50 (adv.), $28 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    PAUL THORN BAND Roots-rock singer-songwriter and former professional boxer. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DINOSAUR JR. Legendary alt-rock band combining elements of punk and noise-rock. See story on p. 11.

    EASY ACTION In both sound and hair, this band continues representing the best of 70s glam rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $10. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DEAD RITES Atlanta band that combines the energy of punk and metal with brooding, gothic vocal melodies.

    DEAD RECKONING Metal band described as "Lamb of God meets Slayer meets Black Label Society."

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE LAST WALTZ ENSEMBLE QUARTET Tribute band performing the music of Bob Dylan and The Band. This is a special four-piece performance.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin' the blues since 1962.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    CONNOR BYERS Young singer and rapper from Athens. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    Mar. 24, 7 p.m. Mar. 25, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. $10–35. www.mmcc-arts.org

    Do Tell!: Storytelling Festival

    Public readings and performances from well-known storytellers. A grand finale performance includes stories from Donald Davis, Bil Lepp, Regi Carpenter and Andy Offut Irwin.

  • UGA Dean Rusk Hall

    9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $10–60. www.law.uga.edu/red-clay-conference

    Red Clay Conference

    (Larry Walker Room) Explore the intersection of health and environmental law, urban agriculture, urban design, water quality and litigation through educational presentations and open forum discussions.

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20 p.m. FREE! iws.uga.edu

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 214) Jieun Lee presents "From Korean Adoptee to Spectacular Other." 

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Andrew Forsthoefel

    (Prince Ave.) The Georgia Conflict Center co-presents author Andrew Forsthoefel in celebration of his book Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time.

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    6–9 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Searching After Sunset: Genealogy Lock-in

    This program will allow beginners the opportunity to spend after-hours getting acquainted with the basics of genealogy research. Research materials, volunteers to help and refreshments will be provided. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    Career Coach

    A Goodwill's Virtual Career Coach will assist patrons with job applications and resumes. First Tuesdays, 1–3 p.m. and last Thursdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. www.careerconnector.org

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    1–2:30 p.m. $6–9. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Hippity Hoppity Easter Crafts

    Decorate eggs and ceramics. 

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Circle Ensemble Acting Classes

    Theater games and improvisation techniqes to increase creativity and confidence. Class ends with a public performance. Led by Lisa Mendez and Circle Ensemble's professional actors and directors. Tuesdays through Apr. 25, 6–8 p.m. $2. 706-742-0823, www.wintervillecenter.com

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Jewelry Class

    Ellen Cowne shows participants how to make copper jewelry. Tuesdays, Apr. 11–25, 6:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/madison 

Kidstuff

  • ACC Summer Camps

    (Multiple Locations) Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services offers camps in science, dance, sports, art and more. Visit website for dates and details. 706-613-3800, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • The Classic Center

    Hospitality Careers Academy

    High school students interested in the hospitality industry can apply for a week-long academy program that includes hearing guest speakers, shadowing job professionals, attending industry tours and participating in leadership activities. Deadline to apply Apr. 14. July 10–14. $450. 706-357-4521, beth@classiccenter.com

  • Lay Park

    6:30–8:30 p.m. $4–6. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Wild and Wacky Kid's Game Night

    Play "Minute-to-Win-It" style games. Ages 8–14.

  • Lay Park

    10 a.m. $5–7.50. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Pint Size Fun

    In this month's program "I See Myself," participants look in the mirror and find what makes them unique. Ages 2–4. 

Events

  • The Classic Center

    1–5 p.m. $15. tedxuga.com

    TEDxUGA

    UGA alumnus, faculty and students present ideas worth sharing. 

  • The Pub at Gameday

    8 p.m. FREE! www.athensshowgirlcabaret.com

    "RuPaul's Drag Race" Viewing

    Watch the season nine premiere with the Athens Showgirl Cabaret.

  • The Classic Center

    Mar. 24, 12–7 p.m. & Mar. 25, 7–9 p.m. FREE! www.ftcsouth.or

    FTC South Super-Regional Robotics Event

    This competition showcases the talents of 72 top robotics teams, grades 7–12, from 11 Southeastern states.

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.shirazathens.com

    Bridal Open House

    (Shiraz) Learn about available wedding options.

Meetings

  • UGA Ecology Building

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiaclimatecoalition.org

    Georgia Climate Change Coalition

    Representatives from Georgia Power, Nuclear Watch South and UGA will speak on "Nuclear Reactors and Climate Change." Refreshments will be served.

Games

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Mar. 21–25, 8 p.m. Mar. 26, 2:30 p.m. $7–12. drama.uga.edu

    Machinal

    (Cellar Theatre) Loosely based on the notorious Ruth Snyder case of 1927, Sophie Treadwell's episodic play depicts a young woman's disastrous efforts to conform to society's rigid expectations of women.

  • Athens Community Theater

    Mar. 24–25 & Mar. 30–Apr. 1, 8 p.m. Mar. 26 & Apr. 2, 2 p.m. $12–15. townandgownplayers.org

    Calendar Girls

    Members of the Yorkshire Women's Institute decide to fully expose themselves for a charity calendar. See Theater Notes on p. 17.

DJs

Performance

Art