The Nelsonville Music Festival last week announced its Thursday night headliner band for the annual four-day event in early June: the Brooklyn-based funk band Turkuaz, with Talking Heads members Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew.
"Warrior Poet” Wendy McVicker – recently named Athens’ new poet laureate – has been advocating for poetry in Athens for about 35 years. Her family suggested the title for her business card as McVicker takes on the dual role of poet and karate instructor.
In what a news release describes as “high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and ’90s pop culture,” the Ohio University School of Theater is presenting the third production of the 2019–20 season, “She Kills Monsters” this week and next.
Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art opened “Pattern & Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics” on Saturday, Feb. 1, with an opening reception, traditional weaving demonstration, and curator walk and talk.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment passing, and as a way to reflect on issues of citizenship more broadly, the Athena Cinema is screening the Women Pioneers Series this winter and spring, according to a news release.
The Union is bringing a band to its upstairs stage this Friday (the 13th!) featuring the former rhythm section of Fugazi, “an organization whose decade and a half of disciplined progressivism provided a necessary bridge between the zenith of late-punk expression and everything alternative in…
Lennonfest, an annual community event featuring local bands performing tunes by John Lennon and the Beatles, takes place this Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Union Bar in Athens.
Killer Raccoons! 2! Dark Christmas in the Dark” will hold its Athens premiere at the Athena Cinema tonight (Thursday) at 7:30. The film doesn’t use puppets or other artificial effects for its bloodthirsty culprits, but rather raccoons who are no longer among the living.