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Wednesday, April 8,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Events set to honor 150th anniversary of Civil War’s end

On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Virginia. Some 150 years later, the Athens County Historical Society & Museum is celebrating the closing phase of the war and the return home of Athens Countians who served their country.
Wednesday, April 8,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Scripps hosts top-notch rock drummer/producer

Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication and the School of Media Arts and Studies are hosting Jim Eno, drummer and producer for the critically acclaimed band Spoon, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday April 14, in Glidden Music Hall.
Wednesday, April 1,2015
Arts and Entertainment

Hocking Hills get first winery

The Hocking Hills' first winery is opening this Saturday, according to a release from the Hocking Hills Tourism Association.
Wednesday, April 1,2015
Arts and Entertainment

A layperson’s guide to Athens Film and Video Festival

By Emily Estep
Local residents and students have been getting their indie and foreign film fixes from the 2015 Athens International Film Video Festival since its inception in 1974.
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.
 
 
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