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Wednesday, December 11,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Scrooge’s story comes to foothills of Appalachia

When audiences gather at Stuart's Opera House from Dec. 13-22 to see "An Appalachian Christmas Carol," they will experience a new holiday play that was written for the region, and is native to the region.
Wednesday, December 11,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Craft fair lets local artisans get some holiday trade

By Fred Kight
The Holiday Shoppe at the Athens Community Center this weekend is to local artists what Black Friday is to the nation's retail merchants - a crucial time for turning a profit.
Sunday, December 8,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Competitive, tasty architecture rises uptown

By Alexander Marietta
Athens residents spiced up the tradition of making gingerbread houses this year with a holiday contest.
Wednesday, December 4,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Gals-only bluegrass band set to close out season at Fur Peace

In the final show of the 2013 season for the Fur Peace Ranch in Meigs County, Della Mae, a five-piece all-female bluegrass band, will play the Fur Peace Station Saturday. Opening the bill - and scheduled to sit in with the band - is Fur Peace Ranch owner and guitarist extraordinaire Jorma Kaukonen.
Wednesday, December 4,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Grammy nominee to chime in at Christmas concert

By Jim Phillips
The annual holiday concert by the Local Girls vocal trio is always a harmonious highlight of the season in Athens. This year it will be enhanced by the presence of Grammy-nominated songstress Sarah Hart, who's the niece of Local Girl Mimi Hart.
Wednesday, December 4,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Stuart’s offers best-ever Christmas show (honest)

In a Christmas classic planned for Stuart's Opera House this Thursday through Saturday, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids - probably the most inventively awful kids in history.
Wednesday, December 4,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Comedy show to raise money for food bank

This Friday, Career Connections will host an evening of comedy featuring comedians Lionel Hamilton and Buzz Nutley, according to a news release. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m., in Kiser's Barbeque Shack at Eclipse, The Plains.

Wednesday, December 4,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Double-venue concert should be bene-ficial

The second annual Benefest features two nights of great music at Casa Nueva and the Union Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6, respectively.

Tuesday, November 26,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Annual ‘prom’ geared to locals both here & visiting

Uptown Athens will be fairly slow with most Ohio University students leaving town for the short Thanksgiving break, but one annual event doesn't require active involvement from the student population. Yes, it's once again time for the Athens Townie Prom.
Wednesday, November 13,2013
Arts and Entertainment

Award-winning reggae groover coming to Stuart’s

Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville hosts an evening of live reggae music with award-winning St. Lucian artist Taj Weekes and his band Adowa on Friday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m.

 
 
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