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Eclectic singer-songwriter returns to Opera House

Stuart's Opera House welcomes back acclaimed songwriter and musician Jolie Holland with her band this Saturday at 8 p.m. Over the span of her career, Holland has mixed together a century of American song - jazz, blues, soul, rock and roll - into a concoction that's not easy to categorize.

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The stage will sizzle as epic Havana Latin jazz band performs Thursday

Stuart's Opera House is presenting an evening of authentic Cuban music from Havana's Conjunto Chappottin y Sus Estrellas this Thursday. Chappottín y Sus Estrellas is one of the top Cuban

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Concert features variety of local dancers

ARTS/West on Saturday

The Athens Dance Collective and ARTS/West are presenting a dance performance this Saturday at ARTS/West.

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BB’s daughter headlines Brew Week BBQ festival

The first edition of a music and BBQ festival that organizers hope will become a local institution begins this weekend at Kiser's BBQ at Eclipse.

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Moon-howlin' roots-rock slated for Casa Saturday

Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons are bringing their roots-soaked rock & roll with them to Casa Cantina this Saturday to help Athens celebrate Ohio Brew Week.

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SWC District hosts its annual all-county photo contest

To recognize individuals who use cameras and photography effectively and creatively, the Athens Soil and Water Conservation District is again hosting its annual All Athens County Photo Contest.

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OVST’s ‘King and I’ doesn’t scrimp on talent or color

By McKenzie Powell

"King heed no one, nobody at all… I think," shouts a belly-baring King of Siam, clad in a deep burgundy and gold robe, loose pants with a wide gold belt and gold cuffs tightly wrapped around his ankles.

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‘Art We Use’ exhibit at Dairy Barn kicks off with car show

Celebrating its 100th birthday, the Dairy Barn Arts Center on Richland Avenue is presenting a new exhibition called, "Art We Use." The international exhibition features 127 works by 68 artists from 25 states and two foreign countries

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Veteran guitar virtuoso on tap Saturday at Fur Peace

Wonder of wonders, some tickets remain available for a high-profile show at the Fur Peace Ranch this Saturday - the David Bromberg Quintet.

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Movin’ and Groovin’ to benefit local children’s programs

The Athens County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) and the Athens County CASA/GAL Program are hosting a joint fundraising event called Movin' & Groovin' 2014 at 6 p.m. this Friday at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center Patio.

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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