A lot goes on around campus, and sometimes it's hard to keep up with. From Music Midtown to 'Finding Dory,' The Red & Black complied five of the top stories not to miss this week.
1. Music Midtown lineup announced, The Killers to headline
The 2016 Music Midtown lineup was announced June 21 showcasing The Killers, Twenty One Pilots, Beck and Deadmau5 as the headliners. Other notable acts include The Lumineers, Alabama Shakes, James Bay, Chvrches and ColleGrove, a group consisting of 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne. The music festival will be held at Piedmont Park in Atlanta on the weekend of September 17 and 18.
2. Three Georgia baseball players honored for plays this season
The annual Gordon Beckham Most Valuable Player, Jim Umbricht and Bert Kizer awards were all handed out June 20. Junior catcher Skyler Weber received the Gordon Beckham MVP award. Senior pitcher Heath Holder received the Jim Umbricht award. Freshman catcher Michael Curry received the Bert Kizer award. Georgia baseball finished their season with a 27-30 record.
3. Four Athens offers youth coding classes at AthFest this weekend
Local nonprofit Four Athens, which is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, offers programming classes for adults and children alike. For those interested in getting a firsthand experience with Four Athens and the programming courses they offer, the group will be at this year’s AthFest festival, hosting four coding classes for kids, two on June 25 and two on June 26.
4. Georgia Museum of Art closes wing until August for renovations
The Georgia Museum of Art located on East Campus has closed it’s European and American art wing until August in order to make renovations. When the wing reopens, museum patrons can expect the exhibit to be more accessible and showcase more and varied art. The museum will install temporary, movable walls within the exhibit to feature more pieces of art at one time.
5. ‘Finding Dory’ offers trip down memory lane for college students
The lovable fish with short-term memory loss, Dory, is back in theaters, 13 years after “Finding Nemo,” the film she originally debuted in, was released. The film features cameos from characters from the original “Finding Nemo” movie including the sea turtles Crush and Squirt. Make sure to stick around after the credits for scenes feauring even more characters from the first film.