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


Play is based on Akira Kurosawa's 1950 film masterpiece
Agatha Christie murder mystery "The Hollow" opens Halloween evening
Athens Foundation, Athens Rotary each pledged $50,000
Michelle Houts' new book is "Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek"
Annual uptown bash scheduled for Oct. 25
Show included 400 pieces of locally created artwork
Fundraising effort aims to raise $250,000 to upgrade 475-seat theatre