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Ultimate Athens Gift Guide for Dad

Father’s day is quickly approaching, and in Athens, there are options for all dads. What does your dad enjoy? 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. Take a look at some of our 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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A Rocking Summer in the Garden

Feel the music this summer in Athens, Georgia! Music can be found anywhere, whether it's a one-night show at the Georgia Theatre or amulti-day extravaganza like AthFest and PopFest. However, there are some lesser known music events that are a favorite of locals—one in particular is the Sunflower Music Series…

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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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