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Roots music legend makes Stuart’s his home Monday

Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville welcomes the legendary Taj Mahal on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m.

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Stuart’s gets big help in capital effort

Stuart's Opera House, Southeast Ohio's premier performing arts center, recently received significant support for its capital campaign. The Athens Foundation and the Athens Rotary Foundation each pledged $50,000 to the Nelsonville theater in support of the campaign, according to a news release.

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OU play tries to isolate truth in dark and bloody tableau

By Hannah Yang

Sixth Century Kyoto, Japan gave way to natural disasters, with the ancient gateway that once was grand and mighty now a breeding place for criminals and the dead. That is where "Rashomon" - a play written by Ivor Benjamin - begins.

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Play’s a wily concoction of western, black comedy, horror

ABC Players production runs through Sunday at Stuart’s

This Thursday, the Athenian Berean Community Players (ABC Players) will open their production of "Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage" at Stuart's Opera House.

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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.

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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