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For nearly 20 years, Athens musician Scott Winland has organized Blackoutfest, a three-night music festival at The Union Bar & Grill. However, last November’s fire on West Union Street left the venue uninhabitable, putting the annual fest on hold for a while. Now Winland has come up with a temporary solution until The Union is… Read More
Ohio University’s fourth theater production of the 2014-15 school year is a twofer – a humorous play within a play that gives audiences a look at what goes on behind the stage curtain. The OU Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater will debut its production of Noises Off on Wednesday, March… Read More
This Wednesday, the Ohio University Women’s Center will spotlight E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Professor Marilyn Greenwald and her new book, Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War. A party celebrating the book’s release is being held on March 25 from 4-6 p.m. in the Women’s Center, located in Baker Center 403…. Read More
This Spring, the Ohio University Women’s Center is hosting events that showcase and celebrate women and feminists from around the world. Two major events include the International Women’s Day Festival and A Celebration of Women and Feminists in the Arts. International Women’s Day Festival On March 15 in the Baker Center Ballroom, students and members… Read More
For many people, cabin fever is setting in right about now. But if you’re confined indoors, what better way to spend your time than catching some movies and buying some records? Stuart’s Opera House, Nelsonville’s historic theater and music venue, is hosting the Cabin Fever Film Festival and Record Sale this Friday and Saturday, featuring… Read More
On Nov. 16, flames erupted on West Union Street in Athens, just hours after local band Blond finished their set at The Union Bar and Grill. While no one was in the bar at the time of the fire, Blond ended up losing all of their instruments, valued at nearly $3000.
Now another band is offering assistance. Proceeds from Injecting Strangers' new single, "Last Night at The Union," will help Blond replace their musical equipment. The song is now available for download from the Cincinnati band's Bandcamp page.
The Garret Players are about to take audiences back in time and behind the scenes with Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play. Performances are taking place Nov. 7-9 at the Fairfield County Library in Lancaster.
Written by Joe Landry and directed by Dan Steele, the play is set in a 1940s metropolitan radio station, complete with vintage microphones and “on-air” and “applause” signs. Five actors will play radio personalities who perform Alfred Hitchcock radio dramas.
You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise – "Still I Rise," Maya Angelou The life and work of Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most influential women of the 20th century, will be celebrated this Friday… Read More
What makes an American community? Playwright Charles Mee asks this question in his play bobrauschenbergamerica, being presented by Ohio University’s Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater, Oct. 1-4 and 8-11 in the Forum Theater.
The Kennedy Museum of Art, located at Ohio University's Lin Hall on The Ridges, houses numerous exhibitions for Athens residents to enjoy.
This fall, the Kennedy is hosting seven new exhibits, many of which are already open to the public. WOUB's Amy Schmitt has a preview. (PHOTOS)