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Color Dance Music Festival

Color Dance Music Festival Fun for All Ages

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Music, dancing, camping and of course some splashes of color greeted those attending the annual Color Dance Music Festival over the past weekend. The annual Color Dance Music Festival returned to Poston Lake Music Center this weekend, melding a spring Hindu tradition and a family-friendly festival atmosphere. Live music played late into the night on… Read More

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Appalachian Heritage School Classes Offered


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Hocking College will offer Appalachian Heritage School classes during the Nelsonville Music Festival, May 29-31. Anyone is welcome to experience Appalachian heritage and arts at Hocking College. Class participants will learn basic skills about a variety of Appalachian heritage crafts while creating a piece of artwork to take home. Classes include glass blowing, jewelry making,… Read More

Ponderosa Closes Its Doors

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Ponderosa Steakhouse on East State Street in Athens indefinitely closed its doors on Monday, laying off approximately 30 employees. It’s estimated that six full-time and 24 part-time employees were affected by the closure. According to Erin Peacock, spokeswoman with Ponderosa’s corporate office in Plano, Texas, the Athens location was a franchise owned by Ervin Campbell…. Read More

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Quilt National Returns to Dairy Barn


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The Dairy Barn Arts Center has announced the opening of Quilt National ’15, the 19th biennial juried exhibition of innovative art quilts produced in Athens, Ohio. In the exhibit, which will be open to the public May 23 through Sept. 7, visitors will see an eclectic collection of never-before exhibited works from talented fiber artists representing… Read More