Music and Arts

Our series of year-end "best of" blog posts continue with Athens musician and Haffa's Records co-owner Andrew Lampela.

Lampela's top picks include several albums by Ohio bands, including Motel Beds, Connections, Wussy and WV White.

Film stars Reese Witherspoon, directed by "Dallas Buyers Club's" Jean-Marc Vallée
DJ/musician's picks include Sharon Jones, Hassan Hakmoun

WOUB Music Blog

"Radio Free Athens" DJ singles out releases by St. Vincent, Angela Perley
"Radio Free Athens" DJ lists Shovels & Rope, Supernobody
"Aquabear 2015" will feature 24 bands from the Buckeye State

NPR Music


Partnership between Athens Area Citizens for the Arts and Wayne National Forest will improve federal, state efforts to support community-based activities
Display will premiere Dec. 6 following Logan Santa Parade
Eighteen entries will be displayed Dec. 2-Jan. 2
"Autonomy vs. Shame" will be on display through Dec. 22
Fourth time Beacon School has received artist-in-residence grant
Three students have been nominated for scholarship, one to compete in annual festival
Famous printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. will sell and sign posters off wall
Classic film is re-interpreted as a live 1940s radio broadcast