COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, September 25

22 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Games

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Rock and Roll Trivia

    Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge! Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

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

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Last Monday Book Group

    This month's title is The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks.

  • UGA School of Law

    3 p.m. FREE! www.law.uga.edu

    Sibley Lecture

    (Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom) Edward D. Kleinbard is the holder of the Packard Trustee Chair in Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Fellow at The Century Foundation. He will speak on "What's a Government Good Fod?: Fiscal Policy in an Age of Inequality."

  • Avid Bookshop

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    A Banned Books Reading

    Celebrate freedom of expression with a reading of banned books hosted by Avid and Phi Kappa Literary Society. Donations accepted for the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement.

Live Music

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Write On Teens

    Young writers can share their work, even homework. Grades 6–12.

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Film

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    Creature Comforts Creature Feature

    Ming Vase presents the Japanese horror classic Onibaba

  • Ciné Barcafé

    $7.50–9.75. www.athenscine.com

    Latin American Film Series

    Watch Neruda (Sept. 25–28), Endless Poetry (Sept. 25–28) and Finding Oscar (Sept. 28) in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6:30 p.m. FREE! ssw.uga.edu

    Released: When Does the Sentence End?

    This 45-minute documentary examines how people released from prison continue to pay for the mistakes of their past while still holding out hope for the future. Followed by a panel discussion with two cast members and two UGA faculty members.

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $40. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Hypertufa Planters

    Hypertufa is a combination of concrete and other materials used to create a very porous structure. Pre-registration required.

Meetings

  • Multiple Locations

    Sept. 26 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lyndon House. Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. at Cedar Shoals. Sept. 28 at 4:30 p.m. at Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals.

    Envision Athens

    Envision Athens unveils its "draft action plan" at four open houses. See City Dope on p. 5.

Word on the Street

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    Call for Stories

    Send spooky or magical stories, lists, jokes, prose poems, etc. to be read and sonically complemented on WUOG 90.5 FM. Deadline Sept. 29, 12 p.m.arielackerly@gmail.com