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Wednesday, April 2,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Country-rock legends land in Meigs County

The Fur Peace Ranch is continuing its Concert Series this Saturday with a sold-out concert by country-rock legends, the Desert Rose Band. The show actually will feature the Acoustic Desert Rose Band, which is what the band calls itself when touring without a drummer and bass player.
Wednesday, April 2,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Virginia band brings high energy to Stuart’s show

Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville welcomes Virginia's The Steel Wheels for a special backstage show on Thursday, April 3 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 30,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Having a muddy old good time

Hoopla in the Hills festival draws thousands

Starting Thursday and still going on when The Athens NEWS went to press Sunday, the annual Hoopla in the Hills event drew thousands of people to enjoy a (somewhat soggy) time at a site out on Ohio Rt. 56 where the Number fests take place each spring.
Sunday, March 30,2014
Arts and Entertainment

OU theater troupe hoping play comes off as audience likes it

By Christian Law
With one week of performances under its belt, the Ohio University Theater Division is preparing for its final week of performing "As You Like It," the classic Shakespearian play that has been a fan favorite for centuries.
Wednesday, March 26,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Longtime local musician puts out double CD worth of his tunes

By Jim Phillips
Ron Mash, an old hand of the Athens area music scene and an owner of D&R Studios in Nelsonville, has been writing and co-writing songs for decades now. He hasn't come close yet to recording all of them, but a new double CD, "The Songs of Ron Mash," makes a good-sized dent in his backlog.
Wednesday, March 26,2014
Arts and Entertainment

OU Theater casts a spell with Bard’s ‘As You Like It’

By Christian Law
If it's true that "all the world's a stage," then members of the Ohio University Theater Division are merely players, albeit knowing players. The group is opening its fourth production of the school year, Shakespeare's iconic "As You Like It," this week, with performances scheduled tonight (Thursday) through Saturday and April 2-5.
Wednesday, March 19,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Fur Peace partly rebuilds Airplane

The Fur Peace Ranch is kicking off its 17th season this weekend with two nights of a partial Jefferson Airplane reunion. Both Saturday and Sunday evenings, the Hot Tuna Duo, featuring Jack Casady and Fur Peace owner Jorma Kaukonen, will perform, along with the Marty Balin Band.
Wednesday, March 19,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Veteran musical ingredients combine in Summoners

By Terry Smith

Anyone familiar with the music scene in Athens is well aware that our community has a disproportionate number of outstanding musicians. You can hardly walk down Court Street without stumbling over a dynamite guitar player or gifted songwriter.

Wednesday, March 12,2014
Arts and Entertainment

How refreshing! Goblins instead of zombies or vampires

The Athenian Berean Community Players are presenting "The Princess and the Goblins" at Stuart's Opera House from Thursday through Sunday, March 13-16.
Thursday, March 6,2014
Arts and Entertainment

Art of the African mask the focus of Kennedy exhibit

Ohio University's Kennedy Museum of Art will present a selection of 11 African masks out of its permanent collection of African art for its latest exhibition, The Arts of Africa, which will be on vie
 
 
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