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


Dairy Barn will display exhibit Jan. 16-March 15
Opening reception scheduled for Oct. 10
"The Greatest Free Show on Earth" will take place in downtown Circleville
Global Excursions Concert will feature sounds and dances from around the world
Boston artist's work will be on display through Oct. 23
Jen Hirt and Paul Cockeram will read from their works on Oct. 16
Second annual event was held Oct. 4 at Hocking College
Photos from the annual all-nights arts festival, held Oct. 4