WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
FLAGPOLE JULY 12, 2000
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ATHENS CREATIVE THEATRE Tickets are now on sale
for the ACT's Summer Musical Series. The next two
musical events are "The Music of Stephen Sondheim
and Jerry Herman" on July 21-22 and "Those Crazy,
Wacky Songs for the Kid in All of Us" on Aug. 4-8. All
shows include an old-fashioned ice cream social.
Tickets: $10 per show, includes ice cream! 613-3771.
ATHENS SYMPHONY The Athens Symphony has sev
eral openings in the string section of the orchestra.
Players with violin, viola, cello or bass experience
needed for the fall season, starting after Labor Day.
Auditions not required. Al Ligotti, 543-5333 or
GEORGIA CHILDREN'S CHORUS As part of the
Summer Choral Festival, the Georgia Children's
Chorus, currently in residence at UGA, presents a
community concert. UGA Hodgson Concert Hall on
c riday, July 14. FREE! For information on the GCC or
to register children (ages 9-15) for the festival. 542-
artists will demonstrate their craft, interactive area,
gift shop and end car with living quarters. The three
gallery cars carry the exhibit 'The Artistry of Space:
The NASA Art Program,” which consists of 78 works
by national artists illustrating the significant eras of
NASA's history. These were chosen from a collection
of over 250 works by American artists who have been
invited by NASA since 1962 to be involved in the
U.S. space program and interpret space flight through
Car 1, named "Power To Go" after Paul Calle's
painting of the Apollo 11 launch, covers the early
years and include* works by Norman Rockwell, Andy
Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg, among others. Car
2 has a special meaning for Athenians as it is named
"The Second Giant Step" after Lamar Dodd's painting
of the maiden launch of the shuttle Columbia. This
car's works cover the space shuttle missions and the
tragic loss of the Challenger in 1986. Car 3, "Go for
the Stars," named after P. A. Nibet's depiction of the
Hubble Telescope being hunched, covers NASA's most
lecent projects and future plans for space explo
Artrain will be parked on the railroad track adja
cent to the north end of the Thomas St. UGA
perimeter parking lot and will be open to the public
on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14 from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 15 fiom 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
SlO w/dip; Frontline
treatment, SlO; Microchip
implant. S20. 353-2287.
TOUR THE GARDEN The
Botanical Garden is intro
ducing a new walk-up
tour of the International
Garden, including the
Psysic and Bog gardens.
Guides are available for
the 45-minuie tour, no
Botanical Garden Visitor's
Center, Tuesday through
Friday from 10 a.m. to 2
WRESTLING Live NCW
Wrestling featuring hard
core, tag-team and spe
cialty matches with Jason
Ultima, Onyx. Mark E
Mark and others from the
WB36 Sunday morning
show. Bumpers, Hwy. 441
N on Wednesday, July 12
at 8 p.m. Tickets: S7-S8.
"Man on the Moor." by Peter Max from "The Artistry of Space" exhibit, Artrain USA
DAVID MORELAND The Georgia author discusses and
autographs his controversial book Chickens Come
Home to Roost. The original manuscript for the book,
set in rural northeast Georgia, was confiscated by the
GBI. Barnes & Noble on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m.
JOYCE R0CKW00D HUDSON The local author will be
signing copies of her n°w book, Apalachee, the story
of a Native American woman whose life is torn apart
when Spanish missionaries settle in her homeland.
Book Peddlers, 196 Alps Rd., on Saturday, July 15
from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 546-7427.
PART-TIME WRITERS The writer’s group returns to
read, discuss and critique each others' writing. New
members and all genres are welcome. Barnes E. Noble
on Wednesday, July 12 at 7 p.m. 354-1195.
POETRY SLAM Emcee and featured performer David
Oates hosts an evening of poetry competition with a
poetry slam competition and open mic. Open mic
limit: 8-10 performers. Competition limit: 8 per
formers. Time limit is 3 min. per person. Prizes
awarded to top 3 performers: S25, SlO, S5. Athens-
Clarke County Library on Wednesday, July 12 at 7
p.m. Registration for the slam and open mic begins
at 6:30 p.m. 613-3650.
TALKING ABOUT BOOKS Adult book discussion group
features On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon hy Kaye
Gibbons. ACC Library on Wednesday, July 19 at 10:30
WRITING GROUP The Athens Pod of Georgia Writers
invites authors of all levels and genres to join them
for monthly get togethers that offer constructive cri
tiquing in a friendly atmosphere. Meetings are held at
the 1902 OCAF Arts Center, 34 School St.,
Watkinsville on the third Wednesday of each month.
GAME NIGHT! Barnes & Noble provides children's
games, board games and other activities at this new
twice-monthly event. Fun for the whole family (ages
5 and up welcome). Barnes & Noble on Friday, July
21 at 7 p.m. FREE! 354-1195.
HARRY POTTER Discover the "supernatural" ingredi
ents in many of Hogwart's best potions from the
Harry Potter series. Brew tasting and treats provided!
ACC Library Storyroom on Thursday, July 13 at 10
a.m. and 2:30 p.m. FREE! 613-3650.
PIRATES! Storyteller Evan Michael Bush shares some
tales of ghostly ships and buried treasure. Kids can
make a treasure map and an eye patch to take home.
ACC Library on Tuesday, July 18 at 2:30 p.m. FREE!
No registration required. Adult caregiver must be pre
POKEMON LEAGUE Weekly card trading, battling
"gym leaders (with cards or Game Boy) and earning
badges. All ages. The second session always attracts
a big crowd. Dooks-A-Million, 10 Huntington Rd.
(beside westside Wal-Mart) on Saturdays from 12
noon to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. FREE! 369-3900.
SUMMER READING PROGRAMS The Athens-Clarke
County Library continues its 2000 Summer Reading
Clubs. Kids up to age 11 can register for "Open a
Bock.. Jump In!" by picking up a tolaer at the
Children's Area desk. Readers can earn prizes and cer
tificates for reading the required number of bookj.
Young adults ages 11-18 can register for "Jump into
Reading!" Prizes will by awarded tor reading points
earned and the top three readers will receive gift cer
tificates to Barnes & Noble. The Summer Reading
Programs run through Sunday, August 20. 613-3650,
STORYTIME Lizzy and Skunk by Marie-Louise
Fitzpatrick. Barnes & Noble on Saturday, July 15 at
11 a.m. Also- When Sophie Gets Angry—Really. Really,
Really Angry by Molly Bang on Wednesday, July 19 at
11 a.m. FREE! 354-1195.
LACROSSE Native American Lacrosse or Toli is a cross
between ultimate Frisbee, soccer and rugby and
requires no special equipment to play. New players
always welcomp, no experience necessary. UGA
Intramural Fields No. 1 on Sundays at 4 p.m. Becky,
542-3411 or Gene, 542-2682.
CREATIVE MOMENTS Guest presenter Stacy Wurst
helps young children explore their creativity and
develop their imaginations through music, props and
games. ACC Library Storyroom on Saturday, July 15
from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (age 2 and under) and 3:3C
p.m. to 4 p.m. (ages 3 to 5). FREE! No registration
HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Athens-Clarke Heritage
Foundation invites regional artists to participate in
its annual holiday gala, "Silent Lights." High-quality
art in any medium with the theme of lighting will be
accepted through November. Laura Straehla, 353-
LOWERY GALLERY Call for entries for the Athens
Regional Juried Photography Show to be held Aug. 6
Sept. 15. Entry fee is $15 for up to three pieces. 795-
0102 or email@example.com.
CARL MARTIN Opening reception for his photography
show titled "Systems of Organization." Live music
provided by the Fine Kola Quartet. Flicker Theatre and
Georgia Children's Chorus performs at Hodgson Hall, July 14 at 8 p.m.
MERCHANT OF VENICE Director John Vance and his
JV Productions present a new adaptation of William
Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. Vance has
heightened the play’s dramatic context (including the
traditionally anti-climactic final scenej and its
humorous and playful aspects. He also presents the
character of Shylock—usually portrayed as a sadistic
villain—as a complex and bitter man, a product of
his times and the culture he lives in. Seney Stovall
Chapel, 201 N. Milledge Ave. on Friday, July 14 and
Saturday, July 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $7 adults. $5 stu
dents and seniors. 543-2012.
ZYDECO DANCE The legendary Roy Carrier and the
Night Rockers return to Athe n s to provide stompin'
zydeco tunes you can dance to. Klassics, 3155
Atlanta Hwy. on Wednesday, July 12 from 9 p.m. to 1
a.m. Danct lessons taught from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: $5. 353-9328.
ARTRAIN USA Artrain USA, the nation's only trav
eling art museum, is making a stop in Athens this
week. Since its beginnings in 1971, the train has car
ried 14 fine art exhibitions to 2.6 million people in
600 communities across 44 states. The tiain features
three gallery cars, an artist's studio where local
and Sunday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE!
Donations encouraged. Mini-reception featuring
former NASA Art Program Director James Dean on
Wednesday, July 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Co-spon
sored by the Lyndon House Arts Center, 613-3623.
BIKE SHOW Local motorcycle enthusiasts are invited
to enter their rides in a Bike Show. Or come by just
to check out all the hogs. Engine Room on
Washington St. on Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. Bike entry: $7. 613-1324.
CONTRA DANCE The Athens Folk Music and Dance
Society is sponsoring a contra and square aance.
Contra dancing originated in England and France.
Couples face other couples and move up and down
the line doing figures such as the do-si-do, prome
nade, swing and others. Calling by Mary Briggs, live
music provided by old-time band. Smokin' Pig, from
Atlanta. UGA Memorial Hall on Satuiday, July 15 from
8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Admission- $4-S6. Lessons
taught from 7 :30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 613-8287 or
RABIES CLINIC The Athens Area Humane Society and
Canine Angeis are hosting a Rabies Clinic and Dog
Wash. Animals will be available for adoption. Super
Pet West on the Atlanta Hwy. on Saturday, July 15
fiom 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost, rabies vacc. for cats and
dogs are $5 (1-yr.) and $10 (3-yr.); dog baths is $7,