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African American Heritage Pathway

Black History Month provides us with a great time to reflect on the history and legacy of African Americans from Athens. From museums to walking tours, Athens is proud to equip locals and visitors with opportunities to reflect on and pay tribute to the struggles of African Americans during this…

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A Music Lover's Guide to Athens in the Summer

Athens, Georgia, and music wouldn't be what they are without each other's influence. The Classic City played a significant role in the early growth of alternative rock as the home of internationally acclaimed bands like The B-52's, R.E.M and Widespread panic. And the lively music scene is in great…

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The Best Places to Watch Fireworks in Athens

Athens is the perfect place to get a head start on the 4 th of July festivities, and not just because of the spectacular Star Spangled Classic Fireworks Celebration. The whole family will be able to enjoy live music, great food and drink options from local vendors. The fireworks will be launched from…

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Athens' Own: Timi Conley

Nextin our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy: Timi Conley is one of Athens' favorite musical talents, as well as visual artist and "Master of Ceremonies" for Athens' annual Halloween blowout, the Wild Rumpus. Famous for his incredible guitar skills and harmonious vocals, Timi is guaranteed to rock the stage and share his highly-contagious energy with any crowd…

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Athens This Weekend: Nov. 7 - 9

Fall is in full swing in Athens and so are the fun-filled fall activities! Check out the Chill Out Music Festival this Friday for a unique music experience. Family fun includes the GMOA's birthday…

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