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Exhibit celebrates work of past Quilt National Jurors

The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens this weekend is opening a new quilt exhibit, "Quilt (R)evolution: An Art Quilt Retrospective 1979-2014." The exhibit celebrates artists who have serv

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ARTS/West presents night of poetry, music, storytelling

This Saturday, ARTS/West in Athens will present "A Ritual to Read Together: A Night of Poetry, Music & Storytelling" from 7:30-9 p.m.

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Barbie doll hits the skids in exhibit

From Sept. 13 to Oct. 10, the Ohio University Women's Center will host the exhibit "Barbie Falls on Hard Times, The Sequel."

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Interfaith Peace Walk tonight coincides with 9/11

Once again this year, Better Together at Ohio University is gathering people of all faith traditions and people of no particular faith to take to the streets for peace, in the fourth annual 9/11 Interfaith Peace Walk today (Thursday) in Athens.

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Pawpaws not any old fruit, and this isn’t any old festival

Thousands are expected to attend the 16th annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival this weekend at Lake Snowden Park near Albany, southwest of Athens, to celebrate the state's official native fruit - the pawpaw.

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Pure Prairie League to kick off new music park

By Fred Kight

The Hocking Hills is an area primarily in Hocking County that's well known for its natural beauty. People come from all over to hike the forest trails, wander among the cliffs and gorges, and enjoy the scenery.

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It’s (Aquabear) County Fair time again

The Athens-based music and art collective Aquabear Legion is hosting its eighth annual Aquabear County Fair this Friday and Saturday in Athens.

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Museum starts ‘drop-in’ program for families

This school year the Kennedy Museum of Art will embark upon a new drop-in studio program for families. Held from 2-4 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month from September through April, the free program will focus on an art-making activity inspired by a featured artwork on display in the galleries, according to a news release.

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Free events this weekend in Athens celebrate steampunk

The second annual Steampunk Spectacle will be this Friday and Saturday, starting with performances and exhibits at ARTS/West, followed by presentations and DIY workshops at the Athens Public Library, and ending with a masquerade ball at Central Venue.

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A local singer-songwriter with a difference

Middle-schooler intent on making it in Nashville

by Dennis Powell

It is not often that an interview with a new singing sensation has to be scheduled around her middle-school volleyball practice.

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.

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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!

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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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