COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, October 10

32 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12:15 p.m. FREE! athensfiber.org

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. The meeting will begin with an ice cream social then Linda Greiss will teach everyone how to make an ornament.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Sondra Perry's work focuses on her black identity using video montage. 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5–9 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    Meet the Artist

    Melissa Merrill's exhibition shares botanical and entomological illustrations. The UGA Entomology Department will present an insect zoo.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    African American Authors Book Club

    This month's titles are March by John Lewis and I Have Heard of a Land by Joyce Carol Thomas. Newcomers welcome.

  • Bogart Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 770-725-9443, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Banking with Oconee State Bank

    Registration required.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) KL Pereira celebrates A Dream Between Two Rivers: Stories of Liminality.

  • UGA Ecology Building

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.ecology.uga.edu

    Meet the Author

    (Odum auditorium) "King of Sting" Justin O. Schmidt presents "Ant, wasp and bee stings: Paving the road for evolution of sociality in Hymenoptera." The talk will be followed by a book signing of Schmidt's most recent work The Sting of the Wild: The Story of the Man Who Got Stung for Science.

Games

Events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 pm. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA British Brass Band

    The ensemble will perform traditional and contemporary songs in the classic British Brass Band tradition. 

Kidstuff

Meetings

  • 11:30 a.m. FREE! www.womansclub.uga.edu

    University Woman's Club

    (Alps Road Presbyterian Church) Connect with members of the club, college and community. Dr. Mandy Joye, an associate professor in UGA's marine sciences department, presents a lecture on ocean ecology.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    5:30–7 p.m. www.clarkedemocrats.com

    ACC Democrats Happy Hour

    Discuss issues at the county, state and national level at the water cooler end of the bar.

Classes

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.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SERATONES Rock and roll band from Shreveport, LA.

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop band with a rich, danceable sound.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

    OH, JEREMIAH Local alt-country band inspired by songwriters like Josh Ritter and Ryan Adams. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MDOU MOCTAR Tuareg songwriter and musician playing original electronic compositions. 

    DRUNKEN FOREIGNER BAND A psychedelic twist on the traditional music of Thailand and Laos.

    THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group fronted by Jim Wilson and inspired by the traditional sounds of Ghana.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and experimental performer.

    ANTLERED AUNTLORD Fuzz-pop project fronted by local songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

    GODDESS COMPLEX Local experimental project.

    SANDY DENTURES No info available.

    ECHO CONSTANT Local sample-based electronic project.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.

    WAR BRIDES Sludgy, Chicago-based post-hardcore group.

    TWELVES Angular noise-rock band from Madison, WI.

Film

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    6 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/triocontemporaryartgallery

    Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red in it

    Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai "Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red in it" is an homage to Prince's Purple Rain, telling the story of a musician struggling to make it against all odds in the Tuareg guitar scene of Niger.