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Thu, Nov 8, 2012 3:08 pm

Stuart's Opera House is holding its annual Fall Fundraiser this Saturday, featuring a huge raffle, local food and music from Beatles tribute act BritishMania.

Mon, Nov 5, 2012 1:35 pm

Last spring, the OU Wind Symphony gathered in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium to start recording its first-ever CD.

Now, after eight months of hard work, the group will reconvene in that same hall to celebrate the release of its album, titled Mothership.

Fri, Nov 2, 2012 12:18 am

Mark Hellenberg reviews the latest from prolific multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird: Hands of Glory, a stripped-down EP recorded live with friends around one microphone.

Tue, Oct 30, 2012 9:48 am

The Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds will open its 20th season with a performance titled "European Traditions" on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Brown Chapel on the campus of Muskingum University. 

The concert's title reflects a celebration of the European tradition of wind band composition. The featured soloist is flutist Nicole Charles. 

Under the direction of Dr. David A. Turrill, the concert opens with two works by celebrated English wind band composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, Toccata Marziale and Rhosymedre

Fri, Oct 26, 2012 2:40 pm

The annual Athens Halloween Block Party returns to Court Street this weekend, which means the usual live music and costumed revelers, as well as road closings, various safety issues and for some, a night in the local lockup.

However, this year's event has a few new additions, including a social media presence, a low-power radio station and a public information kiosk located outside City Hall.

The event will be set up in the same way as previous years: two stages for live music, capping off both ends of the block.

Fri, Oct 26, 2012 12:42 pm

The Grammy-winning Tuareg-Berber band Tinariwen played to a sold-out crowd at Stuart’s Opera House on Oct. 25. Elliot Nicolson has a review. (PHOTOS)

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 11:28 pm

World music Grammy-winners Tinariwen will perform at Stuart's Opera House on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Mark Hellenberg has a preview.

Tue, Oct 23, 2012 4:07 pm

Punk legend Mike Watt made his Athens, Ohio, debut on Oct. 22, playing to an impressive Monday audience at The Union Bar and Grill. (PHOTOS)