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Tuesday, September 19

31 events

Comedy

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Authors

    (Prince Ave.) Meet local author and cartoonist Eleanor Davis in celebration of her latest book Why Art? See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

Kidstuff

Word on the Street

  • Downtown Athens

    Downtown Parade of Lights

    Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Deadline Nov. 16. Parade on Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/parade.

Games

Performance

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    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. Part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts.

  • 5 p.m. www.michaelbrothersbuilding.com

    Open House

    (320 E. Clayton St.) Explore the Park Plaza executive offices and suites.

Classes

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    Watch a screening of Boycott, starring Jeffrey Wright as Martin Luther King Jr., Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King and Terrence Howard as Ralph Abernathy. 

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Meetings

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    LAMAR WILLIAMS BAND Pop-rock band from Atlanta fronted by the son of Allman Brothers bassist Lamar Williams.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    LILLY HIATT Edgy Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5 (ages 6–12), $15. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    DAVID LOWERY Cracker's frontman performs a solo set.

    MACKALIE DAVIDSON Local folk and pop singer and guitarist.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.