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.
Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!
Low impact exercise. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6–7 p.m. Saturdays, 10–11 a.m. $5. 706-613-3580
Learn how to navigate Windows and understand files, settings and accounts. Registration required.
Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.
(Ancient Suns Intuitive Arts, Cobbham Neighborhood) In "Animal Telepathy I," learn how to send and receive intuitive communications with animals. Saturdays, June 9–July 7, 3–5 p.m. or Wednesdays, June 13–July 18, 5–7 p.m. Learn gentle techniques to heal animals' energetic and physical bodies in "Energy Healing for Animals." Fridays, June 8–July 6, 5–7 p.m. Awaken your clairvoyance while strengthening and protecting the energy body in "Intuitive Meditation." Saturdays, June 9–July 7, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or Mondays, June 11–July 9, 5–7 p.m. $200/five-week classes. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ancient-intuition.com
Join Miss Rebecca and her ukulele for a sing-a-long. Limited supply of rhythm instruments available. For children of all ages and their guardians.
Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.
Candidates running for local office will be invited to meet young students. Refreshments will be provided.
Make a wind spiral for the yard or a window. Ages 11–18.
(Winterville Auditorium) Circle Ensemble Theatre hosts a camp focused on writing scripts, improvisation, stage terms and techniques, voice, movement and ensemble building. Participants will perform at the end of camp. Ages 10–17. June 25–29, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. email@example.com, www.circleensembletheatre.com
SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
HUTCH MCCOLLUM Singer-songwriter playing old-school country and bluegrass.
NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by singer-songwriter Emily Braden. Album release show! See story on p. 12.
THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.
LITTLE GOLD Local group playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.
JUAN DE FUCA Driving indie-rock band fronted by local songwriter Jack Cherry.
SQUALLE Athens-based hip-hop artist with a thoughtful, throwback sound.
JOE WILLEY AND THE MOVING MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.
THE MOONSHINE Local postmodern string band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.
EMILY HORTON Graduate student playing "simple piano and guitar songs."
VIC CHESNUTT SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD The winner of the second annual award is announced. Featuring performances from the five finalists, plus other local artists. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.
SONO LUMINI Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.
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.
PSYLO JOE Psychedelic funk act from Greenville, NC.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
CLOUDLAND Young alt-rock band from Fayetteville.
CITY ON DOWN Synth-heavy alt-rock four-piece from Charleston, SC.
THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.
SWEETBAY Atlanta rock band with a raw, emotional sound.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Win house cash prizes.
(Walls of Books, 1971 Hog Mountain Rd.) Test your knowledge of Lord of the Rings.
(5 Points Cigar Shop, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) Play with Interstate Poker every Thursday.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
(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.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
This year's award will be presented to Julia Frey of Malcolm Bridge Elementary.
One of five finalists will receive a $1,000 Vic Chesnutt Songwriter of the Year award. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
The conference features panels, workshops and keynotes discussing slavery, mining, farming, and other subjects on labor in the South.
See Design*Sponge creator Grace Bonney in a panel-style event about her latest magazine "Good Company: The Community Issue." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
Hear speakers discuss building unions at Southern public universities. Part of the Dirty Work conference.
Members of groups that meet at the Lyndon House can submit artwork to "Full House," a biennial invitational exhibit. Online registration is now open. Drop off May 17, 1–8 p.m. Opening reception June 7, 6–8 p.m. 706-613-3623, www.accgov.com/lyndonhouse