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Sunday, March 29,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Local musician, radio show host a big deal in international contra music scene

By Fred Kight
In the world of contra dance music, Mark Hellenberg is a star. The fame is far greater than what he gets for being on the air at Athens-based WOUB public radio.
Sunday, March 29,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Black Lips, Tim Easton, seven more acts join festival lineup

The fourth round of lineup announcements for this year's Nelsonville Music Festival is headed up by Atlanta garage punk rockers the Black Lips, along with Americana artist Tim Easton, Bassholes and Wooden Indian Burial Ground.
Friday, March 27,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Poetry event today raises funds for My Sister's Place

Event at Stuart's draws poets from Ohio and West Virginia

By Sam Schooler
This year's "Women on the Line" event will feature poets from Ohio and West Virginia in a reading on Friday, March 27 at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville. They will share work to draw attention to My Sister's Place, the Athens domestic violence shelter.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Arts and Entertainment

OU student/musician playing on bill with Juicy J at new IndieFest this Saturday

By Sam Schooler
Local musical artist Atari Jones says he's ready to rock a "pretty crazy" setlist - and that's a good thing, because he's going to open for rapper/producer Juicy J at IndependentFest this Saturday at Lake Snowden near Albany
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Arts and Entertainment

New Riders pinch-hit at Fur Peace for ailing Dan Hicks

The Fur Peace Ranch has announced a change in its concert schedule for a show scheduled for this weekend. This Saturday's show with Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks was cancelled late last week, and the New Riders of the Purple Sage will be filling in.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Event ties in with new Barn exhibit

This Friday, March 27, will start the kickoff of a local grassroots project called "Don't Blow It." This project is designed to allow citizens of Athens County an alternative way to commit activism and to bring awareness to the issue of fracking waste, according to a news release.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Barn exhibit has everything

The Dairy Barn Arts Center is hosting the first exhibition of its kind, "In & Around the Barn," an inaugural exhibition. This exhibit kicks off with a range of participatory artworks and performances for old and young this Friday, March 27 from 5-7 p.m., according to a news release.
Wednesday, March 18,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Event celebrates local black art

The Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Collective (KPAC) - a cultural performance-based organization at Ohio University - will hold an exhibit entitled "The Black Expo" at ARTS/West this Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m., according to a news release.
Wednesday, March 18,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Book launch celebrates power of creativity in workshops

By Sam Schooler
On March 2, Patty Mitchell and Susan Dlouhy went from business partners and friends to published coauthors with the release of their book "Upcycling Sheltered Workshops: A Revolutionary Approach to Transforming Workshops into Creative Spaces."
Wednesday, March 18,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Ranch opens season with back-to-back sold-out shows

The Fur Peace Ranch starts its 18th season this Saturday night with a sold-out show featuring Hot Tuna, a news release from the Ranch announced Tuesday.
 
 
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