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Mon, February 8, 2016
8:00 am

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Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Screenings

Health

As part of American Heart Month, the University Health Center will offer blood pressure and cholesterol screenings (blood lipid panels) at a free or reduced rate. To be held Feb. 8-11 and Feb. 15-18 from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Check in at registration on the first floor.

University Health Center

370 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 8, 2016
9:00 am

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Southern Region Women’s Agricultural Leadership Summit

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

The Southern Region Women's Agricultural Leadership Summit will bring together professionals, scholars and industry leaders from the 13 southern states who are eager to dialogue about women’s leadership in the context of agricultural and environmental sciences. The summit program to include: a panel discussion of women agricultural leaders, a luncheon with keynote speaker Krysta Harden, deputy secretary of the USDA, and an interactive dialogue that will be used to make recommendations for women’s leadership development in the context of agriculturally based work. This summit will provide input for USDA, higher education scholars and others who are interested in shaping programs and policies within this area of influence.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 8, 2016
9:30 am

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School of Social Work Dean Finalist Presentation

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Wesley Church, J. Franklin Bayhi Endowed Professor and director of the Louisiana State University School of Social Work, will make a public presentation.

Tate Student Center, Room 480

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 8, 2016
12:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Poultry Science

110 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 8, 2016
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Construction Advisory: Indoor Athletic Facility

Utility tie-ins for the Indoor Athletic Facility project will cause a short section of one lane of Smith Street to be closed while utilities are installed perpendicular to this street. This work will occur 2/8/16 and complete by 2/12/16. Two-way traffic will be allowed on this street throughout, with policemen and flagmen directing traffic.

Mon, February 8, 2016
7:00 pm

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Animal Voices Film Festival: “Speciesism”

Films, Free Events

Filmmaker Mark Devries investigates why humans consider themselves to be the most important species on the planet and the ethical implications of such a belief system. Discussion will be led by Janet Frick, associate head of the UGA Department of Psychology. Sponsored by Speak Out for Species and the UGA Office of Sustainability.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 8, 2016
8:00 pm

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Concert: The Julian Bliss Septet

Performing Arts

Recreating the sound of swing from the 1930s and 1940s, Julian Bliss leads his band through some of the tunes of the swing era, staying true to the authentic feel but with a modern twist.

Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
11:00 am

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Class: CeLOVEbration - Swipe Right

Classes and Workshops, Health, Women’s Resources, Free Events

A discussion on dating in the digital age. Hear from experts. Students should bring their questions.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 348

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
12:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Science Library

510 Soule St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
1:00 pm

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Workshop on Critical Reflection

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

"Improving Student Learning Outcomes with Critical Reflection." Critical reflection is an essential component of service-learning course design and the link between service activities students engage in and their academic learning. In this workshop, participants will learn about the fundamentals and best practices of reflection theory and put this into practice through hands-on activities that explore written, verbal, group and visual reflection activities.

Office of Service-Learning Building, PSO Annex Conference Room

1242 1/2 S. Lumpkin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

A free guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
4:00 pm

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Innovation Gateway Startup Stories: GlycoScientific

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Innovation Gateway Startup Stories is an opportunity to learn about the exciting projects and startup companies emerging from UGA research. Startup Stories features a different Innovation Gateway or Athens based startup each month. This month will feature Ron Orlando, CEO of GlycoScientific. RSVP to tina@uga.edu.

CAGTECH, Room 128/130

111 Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
5:30 pm

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Cooking in the Garden Class

Classes and Workshops

"Cucinare con amore...and botanicals!" Luna Bucataio and Stephanie Bolton will teach participants how to prepare a three-course Italian dinner.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
6:00 pm

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Class: CeLOVEbration - Swipe Right

Classes and Workshops, Health, Women’s Resources, Free Events

A discussion on dating in the digital age. Hear from experts. Students should bring their questions.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 348

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
6:00 pm

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Student Body Elections Information Session

Meetings, Free Events

Students interested in running for Student Body Elections, including SGA Executive Board and Senate, can learn about the rules and policies associated with the process.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 267

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
7:30 pm

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Concert: University Philharmonia

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s University Philharmonia will play its spring 2016 concert.

Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
8:00 pm

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Beethoven Festival

Performing Arts, Free Events

A three-day celebration of the works of Beethoven begins. Hosted by School of Music faculty members Evgeny Rivkin and Levon Ambartsumian and featuring performances by faculty and graduate students from their studios, the three-day event will highlight 10 of the legendary composer’s sonatas for violin and piano.

Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Edge Recital Hall

250 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 9, 2016
9:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Kentucky

Athletics

Lexington, KY Get directions
Wed, February 10, 2016
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Ash Wednesday

Holidays

Christian religious observance.

Wed, February 10, 2016
12:00 pm

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ICE-Conversation: Dada

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jed Rasula will discuss the history of Dada and the making of his book "Destruction Was My Beatrice."

Lamar Dodd School of Art, S160

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 10, 2016
1:00 pm

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Community Leadership Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

CLC 2016 is the place for professionals and community leaders to learn, share and grow their leadership programs. Through Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 10, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Tools of the Trade”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Participants will join the co-curators of the exhibition, Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, and Tricia Miller, head registrar, for a special look at a show that explores the behind-the-scenes side of museum work.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 10, 2016
8:00 pm

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Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: D. Ray McClellan

Performing Arts

Professor D. Ray McClellan will navigate a repertoire for clarinet with precision and clarity.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
10:00 am

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Empty Bowl Painting

Visual Arts

Participants can paint glazes on a ceramic bowl to benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Ceramicists are encouraged to bring their own food-safe glazes and brushes.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
12:30 pm

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Igniting Writing

Other, Free Events

This event will feature UGA writing programs in five-minute ignite sessions. Over lunch, attendees will hear presentations from the various writing initiatives on campus and how they build writing-related knowledge and skills. Students can discover ways to support their writing, and faculty can hear about programs that support teaching writing across the curriculum.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
2:00 pm

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CeLOVEbration - One Billion Rising

Health, Multicultural, Women’s Resources, Free Events

Campus members can take part in this global event, which is a call to action to speak out angainst violence against women in the community. Sponsored by the Institute for Women's Studies, Multicultural Services and Programs and RSVP.

Tate Student Center, Room 480

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
4:00 pm

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Global Georgia Initiative: Mark Sanders

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

Mark Sanders is a professor of African American Studies and English at Emory University. He specializes in early 20th-century American and African American literature and culture, more specifically, the connections between “mainstream” American modernism and the Harlem Renaissance. Sanders’s talk is part of Cuba and the U.S. South: A Shared History, an international symposium exploring the ties between Cuba and the Southern U.S. stretching back to the antebellum era. The symposium is an event in the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
5:00 pm

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Croatia Study Abroad Info Session

Meetings, Free Events

This is an experiential study abroad program that allows students to enjoy and experience the entire country of Croatia. Each day is filled with culture, information and new experiences. Croatia is a beautiful southern European country with a rich heritage of Austrian, Italian and Slavic influences.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Room 213

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
5:30 pm

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Learning from The Pros: Faculty Panel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

Terry College faculty members know exactly what it takes to get the most of being in the college. This is a chance to ask them questions about ways to succeed inside and outside the classroom. Sponsored by Terry Women's Initiative. Food will be provided. Registration required.

Sanford Hall, Room 313

312 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
6:00 pm

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Make It an Evening

Visual Arts

Coffee, dessert and a tour of the exhibition "Tools of the Trade" (led by co-curator and head registrar Tricia Miller) prior to the performance by pianists Wu Han and Alessio Bax, artist members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and special guest pianist Robert Spano in Hodgson Hall. Jittery Joe’s Coffee and Cecilia Villaveces’ cakes. Purchase tickets for the concert at pac.uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
6:30 pm

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Lecture: Alice Aycock

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Alice Aycock will share stories of her career as an artist. Participants will get an in-depth look at selected works from the artist’s oeuvre. Her large-scale pieces in earth and industrial materials pertain to themes of human and spatial relationships with nature, architecture and the built environment.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
7:00 pm

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Film Screening: “Gerhard Richter Painting”

Films, Visual Arts, Free Events

This film follows legendary German painter Gerhard Richter in his studio through the spring and summer of 2009, granting viewers access into the artist’s personal, tension-filled process of artistic creation. With a fly-on-the-wall perspective, viewers follow Richter as he creates large abstract paintings with fat brushes and a massive squeegee, applying layers of paint until the highly charged process creates a work of art. Directed by Corinna Belz. In German with English subtitles.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
8:00 pm

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Dada Centennial Performances

Performing Arts, Free Events

An evening of performance and scholarship in celebration of the centennial year of Dada and experimental art for all time. Presented by Ideas for Creative Exploration and the Helen S. Lanier Chair of the Department of English at UGA. To include a performance by visiting artist Luciano Chessa, re-enactments by students in music and theatre and film studies and a presentation by Jed Rasula, author of “Destruction Was My Beatrice,” the globe-spanning narrative of Dada published in 2015.

Flicker Theatre
263 W. Washington St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 11, 2016
8:00 pm

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Pianos and Pianists Concert

Performing Arts

Pianists Wu Han and Alessio Bax, artist members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, are joined by special guest Robert Spano for this concert.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
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Men’s Tennis at ITA National Men’s Team Indoor Championship

Athletics

Through Feb. 15.

Charlottesville, VA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
9:30 am

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Morning Mindfulness

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Participants will enhance mindful practice in an environment of creative energy. Held select Fridays during the spring semester. Sessions include instructor-led meditation followed by a period of reflection and discussion. Stools without backs are provided; participants should bring a cushion if desired. Register by calling 706-542-0448 or emailing branew@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
10:00 am

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Cocoa for Consent

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

To include games, activities, dialogue, giveaways and free hot cocoa. Learn about the importance of sexual consent and healthy relationships.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
10:10 am

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Franklin Visiting Scholar Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

A seminar on proposed research that concentrates on the measurement and analysis of the short-term effectiveness when mentoring African-American STEM doctoral students using relational agents compared to other forms of telementoring media.

Boyd Graduate Research Studies, Room 328

D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
10:30 am

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George S. Parthemos Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Morris P. Fiorina, the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, will deliver a lecture, "Tenuous Majorities, Party Sorting, and the Contemporary American Electorate."

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
11:15 am

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Guest Lecture: Pratibha Varma-Nelson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Peer-Led Team Learning is a pedagogy that encourages students taking introductory STEM classes to be more active in their own learning, thus improving their problem solving skills, ability to work in teams and success in introductory science courses. This National Speaker Series talk by Pratibha Varma-Nelson will review the PLTL research and provide recommendations for best practices to educators who wish to integrate PLTL in their courses. Training students to learn effectively in this environment will be discussed in addition to the training of peer leaders.

Chemistry Building, Room 400

140 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Meetings, Multicultural, Free Events

This event is for those who enjoy good food, coffee, conversations with people and exploring and learning new cultures.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"'We're Going to the Chapel and We're Gonna Get Married': Ordination and Gay Marriage," Wanda Wilcox, Women's Studies, adult education and Franklin College of Arts and Sciences advising.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 248

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
3:00 pm

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Meeting: University Council Curriculum Committee

Meetings

A meeting of the University Curriculum Committee.

New College, 315

205 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
4:00 pm

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Film: “Faust Song of the Sun”

Films, Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Visiting German author Werner Fritsch will introduce the screening of his cinematic poem "Faust Song of the Sun" (2012). The film will be followed by a reception.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, S150 Auditorium

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
4:00 pm

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Guest Lecture: Jane Wodening

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jane Wodening, a writer and first wife of legendary avant-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage, will make a rare public appearance in support of her latest book, "Breakage's Childhood." Wodening will speak and take questions from the public about her long, celebrated career as an author and about her 30-year collaboration with Brakhage on dozens of visionary experimental movies about their domestic lives. Wodening will be joined by film scholar Brian Price, who will read a passage from "Brakhage's Childhood," her recently published chronicle of Stan Brakhage's Colorado upbringing.

Fine Arts Building, Room 300

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
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Athletic Circle of Honor Banquet

Receptions and Recognitions

Time to be announced.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
7:00 pm

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Poetry Reading

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

"The Georgia Review" and the Georgia Poetry Circuit will present a reading by poets Margot Schilpp and Jeff Mock. Books will be available to purchase courtesy of Avid Bookshop.

Ciné
234 W. Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 12, 2016
8:00 pm

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UGA Opera Theatre: Così fan Tutte

Performing Arts

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s UGA Opera Theatre presents the Mozart classic “Così fan Tutt." Also to be held Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 14 at 3 p.m.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
10:00 am

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Workshop: Orchid Repotting

Classes and Workshops

The Northeast Georgia Orchid Society will lead this workshop, in which attendees can bring up to two plants and containers and work with an expert to repot their plants.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
10:00 am

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Family Day: Tools of the Trade

Visual Arts, Free Events

Participants will explore the behind-the-scenes world of art museums in the exhibition “Tools of the Trade,” then try their hand at curating their own mini-exhibition in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
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Exhibition: “David Ligare”

Exhibitions, Free Events

Through May 8. A self-proclaimed classicist, David Ligare creates perfectly ordered still-life, landscape, architectural and figurative paintings that occupy their own poetic world. The complete range of his subject matter is represented here in this retrospective exhibition of nearly 80 works, organized by the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
1:00 pm

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Equestrian vs. Auburn

Athletics

Bishop, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
4:00 pm

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Gymnastics vs. LSU

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
8:00 pm

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UGA Opera Theatre: Così fan Tutte

Performing Arts

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s UGA Opera Theatre presents the Mozart classic “Così fan Tutt." Also to be held Feb. 14 at 3 p.m.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 13, 2016
8:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Mississippi State

Athletics

Starkville, MS Get directions
Sun, February 14, 2016
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Women’s Golf at Lady Puerto Rico Classic

Athletics

Through Feb. 16

Wyndham Rio Mar Golf Course
Rio Mar, PR Get directions
Sun, February 14, 2016
3:00 pm

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Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, February 14, 2016
3:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball at LSU

Athletics

Baton Rouge, LA Get directions
Sun, February 14, 2016
8:00 pm

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Concert: The Hollywood Concert Orchestra

Performing Arts

The Hollywood Concert Orchestra, comprised of many of America’s finest musicians, will perform.

Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
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