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Arts and Entertainment

Culture, food and fun on tap at 28th Indo-American event

Friends of India (FOI) is holding its 28th annual Indo-American Friendship dinner this Saturday in Baker Center Ballroom.

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Colossal puppet parade to kick off block party

As dusk approaches Saturday, at 6 p.m., the Honey for the Heart Puppet Parade will turn the corner at Carpenter and North Court and dance into uptown - welcoming in and kicking off the Athens Halloween Block Party of 2014.

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OU audience can explore diabetes with owls, and Sedaris

by David DeWitt

The last time author and NPR humorist David Sedaris came to Athens he recalls it being a "Wacky Wednesday" or similarly themed party day. He remembers the Burrito Buggy and having to leave town to catch a flight in Columbus shortly after his performance.

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Stars shine bright at Stuart’s this weekend

Stuart's Opera House has a big weekend planned, with two acts that enjoy national and international acclaim playing on separate days.

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Local herbalist featured at event

XOXOXpress has recently announced a new book, "The Big Herbs," by Paul Strauss, a well-known herbalist, organic farmer and long-time protector of native forests in Meigs County, according to a news release.

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Raising $$ for a good cause way down in Athens County

Renowned singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards – a student at Ohio University back in the late '60s – is headlining a big benefit concert at Stuart's Opera House this Saturday.

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Grammy winner to play at Athens house party this week

by Conor Morris

Indie-pop act Son of Stan will be coming to Athens on Tuesday to perform at a house show at 18 Maple St.

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Variety of entertainment planned for second Hocktoberfest

Enjoy one of the last outdoor festivals of the year in the Athens area this Saturday with the second annual Hocktoberfest on the Hocking College campus.

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OU Theater unveils unconventional play

By Hannah Yang

Underneath a black tarp, a house sits center stage, not of the typical wood or brick. Rather, made of metal with objects like tennis racquets, street signs and other items painted in red, white and blue.

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Pumpkinpalooza weekend

The second annual Athens Pumpkin Festival takes place this Saturday and Sunday at the Athens County Fairgrounds.

Arts Calendar

Fall Arts Calendar - Sept. 2014

This calendar includes arts, entertainment and some miscellaneous events in Athens County, through Fall Semester at Ohio University, though some winter break events also are included.

Arts Calendar

2014 Spring Arts Calendar

Here are all of the event listings for music, arts and entertainment this spring in Athens and Athens County. If you're looking to find something cultural to attend, this is your spot to find it. Enjoy!

Special Events

New Student Guide 2014

The Athens NEWS annual Survival Guide for incoming freshmen and other new students at Ohio University

The Athens NEWS New Student 2014 Survival Guide is now available in digital form. This is our PDF version of the 64-page print publication targeted to incoming freshmen and other new students at Ohio University.

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