COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, March 28

35 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.

    RUHAA! Local rock band with alternative and blues influences.

    CLASSIC MISFITS Local alternative rock band with classic rock influences.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KING ISRAEL Athens-based alternative blues-rock band.

    ALL THE OTHER REINDEER Progressive rock band from Athens. 

    NEW PARLIAMENT Athens-based jam band influenced by Neil Young, Widespread Panic, Led Zeppelin and more.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This week's show features Van Shepherd, Adam Klein, Steve Erwin, Hunter Callahan and Kyle Moore.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    ROSHAMBEAUX Rock group influenced by the likes of The Drifters and Arethea Franklin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BLACK TIGER SEX MACHINE Canadian trio that specializes in aggressive and dark electronic music.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

Kidstuff

Games

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    5 p.m. $45 (festival pass). www.athensjff.org

    Athens Jewish Film Festival

    View screenings of shorts (5 p.m.) and the documentary Body and Soul: An American Bridge (6:15 p.m.).

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

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

    Faculty Reading

    The UGA Creative Writing Program presents a faculty reading with LeAnne Howe, Aruni Kashyap, Hamilton Holmes, Reginald McKnight and Magdalena Zurawski. 

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Meet the Author

    Dr. Wayne Flynt will talk about Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee.

  • Miller Learning Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE! ithomas@uga.edu

    Defamation in the Age of Fire and Fury

    (Room 248) Dr. William Lee presents a lecture on the legal aspects of defamation and libel in the context of Fire and Fury

  • 10:10 a.m. FREE! www.terry.uga.edu

    "Regulating Broadband: The Law and Economics of Network Neutrality"

    (Moore-Rooker Hall, A220) Thomas Hazlett will talk about his experience as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission and his research on media regulation. 

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!

Events

  • The Rialto Room

    7:30 p.m. Festival Pass or $10. www.ajff.org

    Athens Jewish Film Festival Closing Party

    Celebrate the 10th annual festival with music and dancing. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

  • 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.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    4–9 p.m. www.therookandpawn.com

    Percentage Night

    Proceeds benefit Be the Match UGA.

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/ugayoungdemocrats

    Young Democrats of UGA

    (Room 214) The Young Democrats host a gun violence panel with Moms Demand Action. 

Art

Meetings

Ending Wednesday, March 28

 

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