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Celebrate at These Athens Spring Festivals!

Spring is in full swing! The air is starting to get that touch of spring warmth, the trees are blooming, and there is an abundance of spring festivals in Athens to enjoy. March, April, and May are huge months for the Classic City, with festivals and celebrations being held nearly every weekend. We…

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Athens' Own: Camille Hayes

In the heart of Athens, Georgia, a vibrant art scene thrives, enriched by the talents and passions of local artists like Camille Hayes. Camille embodies the spirit of creativity and community that makes Athens unique. In a recent interview, she shared insights into her life, her art, and her deep…

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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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A Rocking Summer in the Garden

Feel the vibrant music vibes this summer in Athens, Georgia! Music can be found anywhere, whether it's a one-night show at the Georgia Theatre or a multi-day extravaganza like AthFest. However, to fully experience the Athens music scene there are some lesser known and local favorite events that you…

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Ultimate Athens Gift Guide for Dad

Father’s day is quickly approaching, and in Athens, there are options for all the dads. While gifts and activities add to the day, recognizing the love and dedication a father has is at the core of the holiday. Make him feel extra special with a gift or activity that truly encompasses what he enjoys. We know all dads are different so take a look at our variety of Athens ideas below…

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The rich LGBTQ+ history of Athens, GA

Over the years, Athens has become a radiant hub for the LGBTQ+ population and allies alike. From engaging “Queer Trivia” nights at Athentic Brewing Company to fantastic drag performances by the Athens Showgirl Cabaret, a sense of pride can always be seen coursing through the population…

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Athens' Own: Nuci's Space

Nuci's Space's mission is to prevent suicide with a focus on musicians. Nuci's opened its doors in September 2000 as a one-of-a-kind center that serves as a nurturing environment for musicians with resources for medical care, counseling, and support groups. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT [Bob]: Simply put Nuçi's…

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How to Support Local Athens Musicians

Social distancing in Athens, Georgia, has meant that the famous music scene and legendary nightclubs have temporarily gone dark. Gigs and concerts are how our musicians earn their living, and we'd like to #SupportAthensOwn and bring attention to several ways you can help support local musicians during these times…

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