Another reason my co-worker Wayne is the best
His breakfast this morning: chocolate cheerios. We discussed the many joys of breakfast cereal, during which time he confessed his favorite breakfast combo is Life cereal mixed with Fruity Pebbles. This man is a 30+year veteran of the newsroom. Awesome.
R.E.M. Oct. 13, 1988 →
Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation is streaming some early vids of R.E.M. (celebrating the band’s 30th earlier this month), including this collection from ”Green” with a delightfully awkward intro from Lenny Waronker and the band, filmed in the Taylor Grady House. It’s good stuff.
Sculptors announced for Athens Sculpture Festival
Looks like some great work coming up in the Classic Center’s Sculpture Fest — this release just in: – The Classic Center Cultural Foundation has announced the list of artists for the first annual Athens Sculpture Festival scheduled for June 24 – 26 at The Classic Center. A call for entries was distributed around Georgia and the participating sculptors will be Beverly Babb, Matt Boland,...
Widespread at Red Rocks Amphitheater June 25-27,... →
ryanetics: Widespread isn’t personally my jam but this is an awesome contest for a great cause! Win an all expense paid trip to Red Rocks to see Widespread Panic including VIP access, hotel, transportation, and spending money. $5 donation requested for each entry but not required.
Athens' Hotel Indigo is a finalist in the category...
To vote for Indigo: Go to: http://www.indigoathens.com/voteforus.html Become a registered voter with World Travel Awards to participate Look for North America category, and cast your votes (or skip over categories as desired) until you reach the 15th category: Leading Green Hotel Vote Hotel Indigo Athens and continue voting if desired. Forward to friends (c.c. firstname.lastname@example.org) for...
Scooter Tour yall
marieyall: Hey yall, Tim is going on tour on his scooter! Whoa! April 23 - Athens, GA @ Terrapin Brewery April 25 - Decatur, GA @ The Cat Cave April 26 - Milledgeville, GA @ Blackbird Coffee April 27 - Macon, GA @ The Golden Bough April 28 - Savannah, GA @ The Wormhole April 30 - Charelston, SC @ Outer Space That would be Tim of Captain #1 — love this!
…any decision that would send a signal that this state’s leadership...– Jim Thompson, Athens Banner-Herald editorial
Call for Artists for Morton Theatre exhibit
In celebration of the historic Morton Theatre’s centennial, the Morton Theatre in Athens is accepting submissions for its Centennial Year Art Show and Sale that will be held in conjunction with the Morton Theatre’s anniversary celebration on May 18. The exhibition objective is to present a collection that commemorates and celebrates the Morton Theatre, the Centennial, The Morton Building,...
All you lovely tumblr photographers of the Southern variety out there — here’s a contest with some nice cash prizes: Photo contest Carolina Gallery in Spartanburg, S.C. is calling for entries in a competition resulting in a Photography Invitational Exhibition in June in downtown Spartanburg. The competition is open to all professional and amateur photographers age 18 or over,...
AthFest 2010 headliners just announced
Friday June 25: Pulaski stage - Modern Skirts Lumpkin stage - Packway Handle Band Saturday June 26: Pulaski stage - Perpetual Groove Lumpkin stage - Bubba Sparxxx Sunday June 27: Pulaski stage - Cracker Lumpkin stage - Kinchafoonee Cowboys More here and here
Athens music man Randall Bramblett performed Tuesday on “Good Day Atlanta” — “Driving to Montgomery,” a track from his excellent new CD “The Meantime.” His next show in Athens is May 21 at the Melting Point. A sweet little side note: Randall grew up in Jessup, Ga., and was best pals as a kid with the former director of Athens’ Canopy Studio (trapeze...
Write to Lil Wayne in prison!
leslieandco: annarodriguez: andrewfutral: Eric M. Taylor Center (EMTC) Dwayne Carter NYSID# 02616544L 10-10 Hazen Street East Elmhurst, NY 11370 (via Leslie Simon) I’m sure he’d love to hear from you.
Listen to five hours of R.E.M.
Today, in honor of the band’s 30th anniversary, WUOG is playing all R.E.M. from noon-5 p.m.
Vote for Avid →
You can vote once a day to help Avid Bookshop, a soon-to-be opened independent, community bookstore in Athens, in its bid to win a grant from Pepsi. Takes a lot of money to get a business going, and this is a great way to do it. You can also donate and receive some discounts and other goodies, like T-shirts and coffee. Fingers crossed for you, Janet —
If you don’t know Dell’s Den, well honey you need to. Give the Den a call. Thanks for sharing this Joe. I’m so gonna ask Henry to be my facebook friend now.