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Rising local group celebrates new EP with Saturday show

by Terry Smith

The Summoners, one of the more interesting up-and-coming bands in the Athens area, recently released their first EP recording, "The Way We Came." The confident, at times jubilant five-tune effort does a good of showcasing the folk-rock quartet's sound.

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OU spring dance show features 3 solos, 3 groups

The Division of Dance at Ohio University is presenting its Spring Senior Dance Concert this weekend. Performed in four shows over two nights, Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, the concert will feature six new choreographic works by the senior dance majors.

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The show must go on

Despite effects from from weekend fire, Peyroux show still on

Battered but not defeated, Stuart's Opera House is welcoming acclaimed singer Madeleine Peyroux for an evening of music this Saturday at 8 p.m., and tickets are on sale now.

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Aquabear Legion hosts big music show

Aquabear Legion is presenting an evening of music this Friday at Donkey Coffee in Athens. It will feature Oxford, Mississippi's Andrew Bryant (of Water Liars), joined by Chicago's The Gunshy and Athens' own Mike Elliott.

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AHS Drama Club presents classic Broadway musical

The Athens High School Drama Club, fresh from their featured appearance at the State Thespian Conference, is performing "Hello, Dolly!" at the Athens High School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. this Sunday.

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Exhibit documents spring 1970 anti-war protests in Athens

The Athens County Historical Society and Museum is hosting a new exhibit, opening today (April 16) from 5-7 p.m. at 65 North Court St., according to a news release. The exhibit is a black-and-white photographic display of images in Athens and at Ohio University during the spring of 1970.

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Scripps hosts top-notch rock drummer/producer

Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication and the School of Media Arts and Studies are hosting Jim Eno, drummer and producer for the critically acclaimed band Spoon, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday April 14, in Glidden Music Hall.

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Events set to honor 150th anniversary of Civil War’s end

On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Virginia. Some 150 years later, the Athens County Historical Society & Museum is celebrating the closing phase of the war and the return home of Athens Countians who served their country.

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A layperson’s guide to Athens Film and Video Festival

By Emily Estep

Local residents and students have been getting their indie and foreign film fixes from the 2015 Athens International Film Video Festival since its inception in 1974.

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Hocking Hills get first winery

The Hocking Hills' first winery is opening this Saturday, according to a release from the Hocking Hills Tourism Association.

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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