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For the Love of Labels: the Art of Designer Ready-to-Wear
November 21, 2008 to January 20, 2009
An exhibit featuring items from UGA’s Historic Clothing and Textiles Collection housed at the Department of Textiles,
Merchandising and Interiors will explore ready-to-wear creations by celebrated fashion designers.
Agner’s Hanging Gardens
December 18, 2008 to January 26, 2009
Renowned fiber artist Margaret Agner returns in January with “Hanging Gardens,” an exhibition of botanical paintings
on silk. Some hangings will be “garden landscapes” designed expressly for this exhibition.
The Melting Point: On Stage in January
January 1, 2009 to January 31, 2009
The Melting Point is an intimate music venue on the grounds of Foundry Park Inn & Spa.
It was named one of America’s 40 Best Music Venues by Paste magazine.
UGA Men Basketball vs Tennessee
January 10, 2009
Come cheer on the UGA men basketball take on Tennessee!
A Fall From Grace
January 10, 2009 to January 11, 2009
A bationally touring Southern Gospel stage play dealing with issues from relationships to DUI, “A Fall From Grace” is a
stage play that people can’t and won’t stop talking about.
Ying Quartet
January 10, 2009
The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Ying Quartet. This performance will serve as the annual Payne Memorial
Concert, honoring the former dean of Franklin College, WIlliam Jackson “Jack” Payne, who established the University’s
popular chamber music series in 1978.
A Major National Designation
January 13, 2009
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Athens-Clark Heritage Foundation and the unified government of Athens-Clark
County will announce a Major National Designation our community has received

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