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Thursday, April 19

42 events

Kidstuff

Art

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6:30–8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.com

    MFA Speaks

    This year's MFA candidates have three minutes to discuss their work. See Art Notes on p. 11.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    8–11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Museum Mix

    The museum's late-night art party includes refreshments, music by DJ Mahogany and access to all the galleries. See Art Notes on p. 11.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Gallery Talk

    Artists Mahera Khaleque, Paula Reynaldi and Kristen Hyink will speak about their work.

  • White Tiger Gourmet

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-310-0888

    Artist Reception

    Teen artists Rose Shelton and Havivah Z. Saltz share their watercolor and ink drawings.

  • Athens, GA

    Georgia River Network's Trash to Art Contest

    Participants of all ages are encouraged to submit artwork they create from trash found at river clean-ups. The River Trash Cleanup to Art Contest will be Sept. 8 during the Weekend for Rivers Conference and River Celebration Award Dinner Party. gwyneth@garivers.org

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • Southern Brewing Company

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

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

    E. Paul Torrance Lecture

    (Room S150) Didi Dunphy will discuss her arts engagement from the design line of recess inspired objects, her time-based art teaching style, and her thoughtful exhibition curation.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Cathy Park Hong

    The UGA Creative Writing Program presents poet Cathy Park Hong, author of the collection Engine Empire.

Meetings

  • 1 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.

Events

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Spring Plant Swap

    Bring a clipping from your garden to share with others.

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    KnitLits

    Knitters of all levels are welcome. 

  • Pouch Savory World of Pies

    5–9 p.m. pouchpies.com

    Percentage Night

    A portion of proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association.

  • 5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/greenfest

    GreenFest

    (Flinchum's Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Rd.) The ACC Environmental Awards Ceremony is a celebration of organizations dedicated to improving the environment. 

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

    TY WICKER Local artist playing a blend of classical and popular music.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Classic rock singer-songwriter from Statesboro.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    BASS NIGHT An evening of electronic music, featuring Canvas, Optimal Grime, Partywithgunther, Kelly Romo, Auntie Venim and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    JAMESON RODGERS Up-and-coming pop-country singer-songwriter.

    HUNTER PHELPS Country rock musicians.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ERIC DODD BAND Nashville-based Southern rock and country group. 

    JOSH BRANNON BAND South Carolina-based country band. 

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAMEY JOHNSON Alabama native and country singer-songwriter.

    MOLLY STEVENS Country singer-songwriter known for appearing on "The Voice."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TRUETT Atlanta-based punk and soul singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    DWTAS Team 9 Fundraiser. 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742.

    LIVE OAK No info available.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    Live in the Lobby. 8 p.m. FREE! www.wuog.org

    CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop group.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Museum Mix. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

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

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.naturerambling.blogspot.com

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Theater

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $25–75. classiccenter.com

    The Sound of Music

    The story of Maria and the von Trapp Family features the Tony, Grammy and Academy Award-winning score. 

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    8 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/skymanuga

    Skyman

    (The Cellar Theatre) A lonely video game developer forms a connection with an escort. 

  • Athens Community Theater

    Apr. 19–21, 8 p.m. Apr. 22, 2 p.m. $8–15. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Suddenly Last Summer

    Town & Gown Players presents Tennessee Williams' Southern gothic tale. Starring Gay McCommons and Ming Vase-Dynasty.

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Apr. 19 & 21, 7:30 p.m. Apr. 22, 2:30 $16–18. brightstoneathens.com

    Thoroughly Modern Millie

    A small town girl searches for new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City. 

Ending Thursday, April 19

 

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