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Nelsonville Music Fest adds Brandi Carlile, Built to Spill

The Nelsonville Music Festival announced a third wave of acts on Tuesday via the back of a milk carton in a Youtube video posted by Nelsonville's Stuart's Opera House.

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Hocking College students to host Bourbon Street Bash

The Hocking College Culinary Arts students will host their annual Bourbon Street Bash, a Mardi Gras celebration, at Rhapsody Restaurant on Nelsonville's Historic Square, Feb. 26-28, each day from 4-10 p.m., according to a news release.

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Jorma K. puts out another winner album

Jorma Kaukonen, Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer and impresario of the Fur Peace Ranch in Meigs County, has released another stellar album, featuring a variety of tunes, ranging from his trademark country blues to new self-penned tunes with some rockin' blues in the middle.

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’30s dance marathons come to life in OU play

By Sam Schooler

Feel like taking a trip back to the 1930s? Ohio University has your ticket. "Marathon '33" has its second run of performances this week, with shows at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday nights, Feb. 24-27, at 8 in the Forum Theater (RTV Building) on South College Street.

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Chinese New Year celebration set for Sunday

Group of local children will take part in the fun

By Sirui Lu

Last Friday, in Ohio University's Baker Theatre, a group of children with colorful hair stood out from the dark mainly dark-haired audience. Moving with the rhythm of the top hit Chinese song, "Little Apple," their energy spread over the stage.

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Grammy-winning a cappella group to play Stuart’s Friday

Stuart's Opera House is hosting Grammy-winning South African music legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo this Friday at 7:30pm.

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Athens AM Rotary presents fifth annual Murder Mystery dinner theater

The fifth annual Athens AM Rotary Murder Mystery dinner theater is scheduled for this Friday at Nelson Commons at Ohio University. Dinner and drinks will start an hour before the 7 p.m. dinner and show.

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New dance venue for uptown

By Sam Flynn

Athens residents and OU students have a new option if they want to "get their boogey on," according to Josh Lewis, Red Brick Sports Pub resident DJ and booking agent. That place is Club Underground, the recently repurposed basement of Red Brick.

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Number Fest announces lineup for April event

Diplo and ScHoolboy Q to headline

The lineup for this year's Number Fest has been announced by Prime Social Group in Columbus. Headlining the April 18 Athens festival will be DJ/producer DIPLO and rapper ScHoolboy Q.

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Opera House gets big gift for capital improvements campaign

Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville recently received significant support for its capital campaign from the First National Bank of McConnelsville.

Arts Calendar

Winter Arts Calendar 2015

Our Winter Arts Calendar includes local and campus arts, entertainment and (some) miscellaneous events up until early March 2015.

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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