COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, April 17

30 events

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Chester and Gail Karwoski will present specimens from the Denver Show, talk about seeing the rock "Garden of Eden" and one of the most famous toilets in the world.

  • 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.

  • 5–7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/ugachewcrew

    Tanyard Creek Workday

    (Meet at the North entrance of the Hull Street Deck) Remove invasive species such as asiatic hawksbeard, hedge parsley and Chinese yams. Closed toe shoes and long pants are strongly recommended. 

Meetings

  • 3 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/transit

    Public Hearing

    (Multimodal Center, 775 E. Broad St.) The Athens-Clarke County Transit hosts a hearing to inform riders and receive comments on FY18 revisions.

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Author Talk

    (Room 285) Author C. Donald Johnson will discuss his new work The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Adult Book Club

    Discuss 84, Charring Cross Road by Helene Hanff.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/ugaspecialcollections

    How Campaigns Work: 2018 Mid-Term Elections

    (Room 277) This week's speaker is Dr. Audrey Haynes. Coffee and dessert provided. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6 p.m. press@uga.edu, www.facebook.com/ugapress

    Book Launch Party

    Gordon Lamb will read from his book Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia. Introduction by Gwen O'Looney, refreshments and a screening of Panic in the Streets concert film celebrate the book's release. RSVP.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. FREE! thegeorgiareview.com

    Georgia Review Earth Day

    (Day Chapel) Lauret Savoy, author of Trace: Memory, History, Race and the American Landscape, will give the keynote speech. Reception to follow. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Café au Libris: Thomas Mullen

    Thomas Mullen is the author of Darktown, an NPR Best Book of the Year. His latest novel is Lightning Men

Kidstuff

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

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

    Cinema Politique

    Watch a screening of Waltz with Bashir, an animated documentary on Ari Folman's attempts to recover his memories in the 1982 war between Israel and Lebanon. 

Classes

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday in March.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    DEAD HORSES Milwuakee-based Americana trio. 

    MICHAEL COAST Nashville-based singer-songwriter formerly of Athens band Grassland.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    ANDREW BLOOMS Mosaic frontman Andrew Huang performs solo.

    THE LITTLE STRONG Athens-based singer-songwriter formerly known as Carly Joy King.

    JACOB MALLOW Local singer-songwriter with an acoustic pop sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    HAYRIDE Long-running three-piece local rock band.

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ANNIE LEETH Local violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    THE PINK STONES Local rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $15–25. mortontheatre.com

    World Famous Popovich Pet Theatre

    Popovich, a fifth generation circus performer, presents a comedy pet theater with juggling, acrobats and highly intelligent dogs and cats. Pets are trained using positive reinforcement techniques. 

Ending Tuesday, April 17

 

Word on the Street

  • ACC Library

    AARP Tax-Aide

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers offer tax assistance Tuesdays, 12–4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. aarp.org/taxaide