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Morning Mindfulness
9:30 a.m., Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the school year. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or stools are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.8863 or

Masterclass: Erin Ellis (cello)
10:30 a.m., Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Edge Hall

Department of Dance Performance Sampler
12:15-12:45 p.m., New Dance Theatre, Dance Building
UGA dance students will perform a variety of dance styles in classical and contemporary ballet, contemporary modern and aerial dance with mixed media featuring faculty created choreographic works by CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance and Spring Dance Concert. This will showcase a sample of works to be presented in the Spring 2019 Department of Dance concert productions.

Student Spotlight: Chalkfest
3 – 7 p.m., Lamar Dodd School of Art Courtyard
Free to attend, $20.00 for a team to register
The Dodd Ambassadors introduces Lamar Dodd School of Art's first ever sidewalk chalk competition, Chalk Fest. We invite you to come show off your skills and decorate our campus with your art. Groups of up to four members will compete for gift baskets of gift cards and goodies graciously donated from Athens businesses and restaurants. The $20 group entrance fee pays for a sidewalk spot and a box of chalk. The competition is open to all UGA students. Sign up by November 5th to compete!!!

St. EOM of Pasaquan Panel Presentation and Discussion
6 — 8 p.m., Lyndon House, 211 Hoyt St.
A panel will discuss the Lyndon House exhibition featuring artifacts, paintings, sculpture, wearable costumes and garments all created by Eddie Owens Martin aka St. EOM of Pasaquan. Speakers will include Michael McFalls, Fred Fussell, Tom Patterson, Annie Moye and others. A light reception will follow. This exhibit and events is made possibly through a Public Impact Grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and is a partnership with the University of Georgia Press, which is launching the re-print of Tom Patterson's St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan.  

Guest Artist Concert: Lyon Trio (University of West Virginia)
6 p.m., Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Edge Recital Hall

Equus, directed by Ray Paolino
8 p.m., Fine Arts Theatre
$16, $12 for Students
The violent blinding of six horses is the incident that brings disillusioned psychiatrist Martin Dysart in contact with 17-year-old Alan Strang. Puzzled by what led the seemingly well-adjusted boy to commit such a horrifying crime, Dysart is forced to contend with his own beliefs, leading to a disturbing confrontation. Visit for more information.

Young Choreographers Series: Senior Exit and Emerging Choreographers Concert
8 p.m., New Dance Theatre, Dance Building
$12 general admission, $8 student/senior
Choreography and production by graduating senior dance majors completing their senior projects and by second- and third-year dance majors. These student choreographic works display a variety of different dance techniques and styles, expressing their own uniqueness and flair, and are performed by dance majors and minors selected by audition. A reception will follow the Friday evening performance.