COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, November 10

40 events

Events

  • Go Bar

    10:30 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/athensshowgirls

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    Watch the house cast and Atlanta guest Dotte Comm.

  • The Classic Center

    6 p.m. $20–50. www.helpathenshomeless.org

    Harvest for the Homeless

    This event will feature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, raffles and live music by MARY SIGALAS AND THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS to benefit Athens Area Homeless Shelter.

  • 5–10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/hatchathens

    Hackathon

    (The Hatch, 160 Tracy St.) Craft, paint, draw, sew, build, repair, solder and hack things. Participants do not need to bring a project but the favorite project wins a prize. Food provided. 

  • 7 p.m. $10–15. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

    Champagne Under the Stars

    (J's Bottle Shop) Sample over a dozen champagnes at this evening of music, bites and bubbly. Music by DJ Segar 92.7 WXAG.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Veterans' Day Cards

    Make a card for a veteran in your life using the library's supplies. All ages.

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    5:30 p.m. www.mindfuliving.org

    Being Thankful: Cultivating Gratitude with Mindfulness

    (Healing Lodge, Loran Smith Center) A monthly discussion and practice about mindfulness. This session's topic is how mindfulness enhances the cultivation of gratitude or thankfulness.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $5. www.secretcityathens.com

    Revel with the Devil

    The themed dance party features burlesque performances from Secret City and music by DJ Reindeer Games.  

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Nov. 10–11, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.ocaf.com

    Turkish Delights: Rug Show and Sale

    Hasan's rugs presents a collection of hand-woven rugs, ranging from traditional to contemporary, from Turkey and surronuding regions. Art by Alan Campbell and antiques from John Knowlton will also be available. Hasan's Rugs owner Hasan Turkeri will lead a walkabout and talk during a brunch reception on Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $10. www.paypal.me/georgiacoopdc

    Georgia Cooperative Development Center Kick-Off

    Learn more about the newly launched nonprofit. Music by Cicada Rhythm, Gift Economy and Incatepec. The guest speaker is Dr. Yolande Tomlinson, executive director of the Organization for Human Rights and Democracy.

  • The Globe

    6 p.m. phillipstice@gmail.com

    Learn to Taste Blind

    Taste five wines and evaluate flavors and aroms to choose which wine is which.

Performance

  • UGA Dance Theatre

    Nov. 9–11, 8 p.m. $8–12. www.arts.uga.edu

    Young Choreographers Series: Senior Exit Concert

    Seniors majoring in dance will premier their final choreographic works. Part of Spotlight on the Arts.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Collegium Musicum

    Featuring both singers and instrumentalists, the group is dedicated to performing medieval, baroque and renaissance music in period-correct style.

  • UGA New Dance Theatre

    12:15–12:45 p.m. FREE! www.arts.uga.edu

    Department of Dance Performance Sampler

    UGA dance students will perform a variety of dance styles in classical and contemporary ballet, contemporary modern and aerial dance. Part of Spotlight on the Arts.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $12. pac.uga.edu

    UGA Symphony Orchestra

    Student musicians will perform masterworks of classical repertoire. This program includes works by Bernstein, Sibelius and Joaquín Rodrigo.

  • Canopy Studio

    Nov. 10–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 11, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 2 & 6 p.m. $6–20. www.facebook.com/trapezestudio

    "Everything That Rises"

    Canopy's Repertory Company presents a Southern Gothic-style show built around the music of Don Chambers. See story on p. 18.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

    PLAQUE MARKS Philly-based sludge-rock band featuring local guitarist Gene Woolfolk.

    TORO Atlanta-based heavy rock group fronted by guitarist Zack Hembree.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    TALLULAH GEORGE Alt-rock group that presents "pure unadulterated entertainment."

    THE LO-FILLS Creature Comforts staffers perform a set of hits.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    NEIL FOUNTAIN Local jazz bassist and songwriter leads a performance.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SOUTHERN AVENUE Quintet combining soul, blues and gospel from Memphis, TN.

    WAKER Group mashing soul, funk and rock and roll into a danceable sound, based in Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band returns to town to perform a high-octane set of cover songs.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TIMOTHY EERIE Psych-pop act from Orlando.

    SOAPBOX SOLILOQUY Psychedelic art-rock group from St. Petersburg, FL.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Georgia Cooperative Development Center Launch Party. 7 p.m. $10. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    INCATEPEC Local Athens group playing traditional Latin music. 

    GIFT ECONOMY Local acoustic folk-punk project. 

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie-folk with paired vocal harmonies.

  • 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

    HIGHER LEVEL HIP HOP Featuring Willie Trump and ViVid, plus other performers.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE GRATEFUL BROTHERS Paying tribute to both The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs solo.

Kidstuff

Sports

Art

  • Ciné Barcafé

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

    Opening Reception

    "In The Shadow of the Sea" features photographs by Sean Dunn. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    Nov. 10, 6–8 p.m. & Nov. 11, 2–4 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    "Topolographies nos. 1–4: Works on the Body"

    (Gallery 101) Atlanta-based artist Elizabeth Rogers presents a two-day exhibition of four distinct works addressing the body.

Games

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 8–11, 8 p.m. Nov. 12, 2:30 p.m. $12–16. ugatheatre.com

    Cabaret

    The Tony Award-winning musical follows the lives of an aspiring novelist and a wannabe starlet in 1920s Berlin. See Theater Notes on p. 21.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 9–11, 7:30. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, 3 p.m. $15. www.athensclarkecounty.com/act

    A Christmas Story, The Musical

    The musical is adapted from the popular film about a boy named Ralphie who wants a BB gun for Christmas. 

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 17–18, 7 p.m. Nov. 29, 2 p.m. $9–11. 706-283-1049

    Eb Scrooge: A Southern Fried Carol

    A Southern infused re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas story.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 9–10, 7 p.m. Nov. 11, 2:30 p.m. $8–10. omgigi7@gmai.com

    For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow is Enuf

    UGA's Black Theatrical Ensemble presents Ntozake Shange's acclaimed choreopoem play. See Theater Notes on p. 21.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Pete McCommons: 30 Pub Notes

    (Prince Ave.) Flagpole editor Pete McCommons offers a reading of 30 Pub Notes: Celebrating 30 Years of Flagpole Magazine.