COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, March 21

32 events

Comedy

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    MIPSO Fun folk and Americana act from Chapel Hill, NC.

    MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Acoustic alternative-rock band led by Packway Handle Band member Josh Erwin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE PONY LEAGUE "Piano-punk" and Americana outfit out of Atlanta.

    DEAR BLANCA Folky punk band from Columbia, SC.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    OH, ROSE Psych-tinged indie rock band from Olympia, WA.

    BREATHERS Synth-pop group from Atlanta.

    LOVESONGS Athens-based experimental band with jazz, electronic and metal influences.

    LAVENDER HOLYFIELD Athens-based experimental pop project. 

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • The World Famous

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

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Athens-based soft-psych-pop project.

    ROB MAGILL Solo composer and multi-instrumentalist utilizing saxophone, guitar and more.

    BURSTERS Athens-based lo-fi punk outfit.

    BUBBLE BOYS Melodic yet discordant garage-punk band from Orlando, FL.

Kidstuff

Events

  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. FREE! (tickets required). www.mortontheatre.com

    A Night at the Morton

    The Athens Music Project presents "A Night at the Morton: Soul Celebration."

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music. 

  • 8:30 a.m. FREE! www.1millioncups.com/athens

    1 Million Cups

    (Athens Area Chamber of Commerce) 1MC is a national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Each week, a local startup presents their company to a supportive audience.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    7 p.m. $45. 706-354-7901

    Meet the Maker Dinner

    A four-course meal and wine tasting with Fafael et Fils from Napa Valley.

  • Amici

    5–10 p.m. www.akademiabc.com

    Pint Night

    Amici's monthly pint night will feature Akademia's IQ IPA.

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Local Candidate Round-Up

    The Young Democrats at UGA will host a local round-up of candidates with Kelly Girtz, Patrick Davenport, Mariah Parker, Melissa Link, Tim Denson, Jared Bailey, Bill Overend, Russell Edwards, Tommy Valentine, Ovita Thornton, Imani Scott-Blackwell, LaKeisha Gantt, and Tawana Mattox in attendance.  

Games

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

Theater

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Mar. 20–24, 8 p.m. Mar. 25, 2:30 p.m. $7–12. ugatheatre.com

    BFE

    Julia Cho's darkly comic tale details an Asian-American teen's struggle with identity and a rash of local murders.

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Namita Wiggers

    Namita Wiggers is an American crafts curator, educator and writer based in Portland, Oregon. Her lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Crafting History." 

Ending Wednesday, March 21

 

Classes

  • Women's Self-Defense Course

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 A Old Epps Bridge Rd.) Learn and practice skills in awareness, physical self-defense, personal safety, prevention and assertiveness. Wednesdays through Apr. 25, 7:30–9 p.m. $30. richardwise@akfathens.com, www.akfathens.com