Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.
Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.
This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.
Teens can talk about what's bothering them. Ages 11–18.
The club encourages engineering and creativity by building with unique and recycled materials. This month's theme is "Puppets."
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!
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.
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.
KENOSHA KID Local group centered around the improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles and featuring Rick Lollar, Marlon Patton and Robby Handley.
THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, shoegaze-inspired Southern rock.
THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation.
JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.
ZAC CROOK Local singer-songwriter.
HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens-based trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.
GREG MEREDITH Athens-based singer-songwriter and loop artist.
CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.
LEX CALLAHAN Athens-based underground hip-hop performer.
KXNG BLANCO Young and talented local rap artist.
SON ZOO Athens hip-hop artist with a dark aesthetic and rapid-fire style.
DRIFTWOOD A group of experienced Athens musicians playing classic country, rock, folk, blues and bluegrass.
NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.
WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.
DEER TICK Alt-country band from Providence, RI that incorporates elements of folk, blues and indie rock.
JOHN MORELAND Singer-songwriter from Oklahoma.
LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
Meet Kelli Clifton Ogunsanya in celebration of her debut book Madame Millennial: 100 Tips to Help the Modern Woman Master Work, LIfe and Everything in Between.
Study and relax in the galleries with coffee, cookies, free yoga and an outdoor screening of Dr. Strangelove, 8 p.m.
The event includes "The Hidden World of Oystering," art exhibit by Alan Campbell, A High Low Tide: The Revival of a Southern Oyster book discussion by André Gallant and a screening of the documentary Shifting Baselines. Oysters and regional cuisine will be served. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
Students engaged in sustainability research share their projects.
A percentage of sales will help the nonprofit provide free evaluation, treatment and education for acute and chronic medical and dental conditions to uninsured low-and-no income residents.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Win house cash prizes.
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.
Open mic comedy.
Watch Stanley Kubrick's classic black comedy. Visitors should bring blankets and chairs.
The UGA student documentary Over the Line explores the ramifications of gentrification in the BeltLine area of Atlanta.
Artists from the 43rd Juried Exhibition will discuss their work. This week's artists include Richard Pruett, Sarah Kennedy and Helen Kuykendall.
An exhibition inspired by the sounds of Earth traveling beyond our galaxy, "The Golden Record" seeks works in all media like sound, video, performance, technology and science. Proposal deadline May 31. Exhibition opens Aug. 18. www.athica.org/call-for-entries
Now accepting proposals for Artists-in-ATHICA fall residencies. Artists may work in any or multiple disciplines and traditions, including but not limited to visual, curatorial, musical, performing, written, experimental, cinematic, digital and theatrical arts. Residents can work independently or collaborate with others. Deadline June 30. www.athica.org/updates/artists-in-athica-residency-program
(Quinn Hall) Michele Lowe's comedy follows three unhappy wives who must decide if they should leave their husbands locked in a meat locker or let them out.
Abel Klainbaum presents a shadow puppet play with a live soundtrack of Latin American classics performed by Tango Hambre. See Art Notes on p. 16.