Music and Arts

We're wrapping up our year-end blog posts with WOUB Music Director and Crossing Boundaries host Mark Hellenberg, who shares his top albums of 2014.

Find all of our staff and volunteer "best of" lists on our music blog at

"A Comedian Sees the World" was singled out by film critic Leonard Maltin
Darryl Van Leer will perform "The Norm of Greatness" Jan. 28 at OU-Lancaster

WOUB Music Blog

Musician/recording engineer/video producer's picks include The Oath, Scott Walker
Haffa's Records co-owner's picks albums by Motel Beds, Wussy, Mirel Wagner
DJ/musician's picks include Sharon Jones, Hassan Hakmoun

NPR Music


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
Proceeds benefit Athens-area food pantries
James Hill discusses upcoming events at the Athens County Public Libraries
Free event will feature 21 literary and visual artists from the Athena area
Jody Lamb will discuss "Clarence H. White: Pictorial Images of Women" exhibit