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Rumuors

The Cultural Significance of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ 43 Years Later

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WOUB Digital · The Cultural Significance of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ 43 Years Later In November of 1976 a bedraggled Fleetwood Mac completed the famously difficult recording of Rumours. Although the personal lives of the band members were in shambles, devastated by infidelity and drug use, the once underground group was on the precipice of something… Read More

Lisa Bella Donna On the Metaphysical Power of Music, COVID-19, and ‘Night of the Living Dead’

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WOUB Digital · Lisa Bella Donna On the Metaphysical Power of Music, COVID-19, and ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Lisa Bella Donna is an audio artist deeply in touch with the magical process at the heart of her practice of transmogrifying sound from her studio nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. The composer, sound designer, modular… Read More

WOUB Digital

Ohio University Graduate Chuck Stewart Honored by SFJAZZ DRAFT

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Earlier this summer, SFJAZZ, the organization that has produced the San Francisco Jazz Festival for almost 40 years, unveiled a public installation made up of 31 large scale black and white photographs taken by Ohio University graduate Chuck Stewart in the windows of the vacant San Francisco Unified School District building in San Francisco’s Hayes… Read More

Studio B

Conversations From Studio B: Calliope Feminist Choir’s ‘Music Memories’

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WOUB Digital · Conversations From Studio B: Calliope Feminist Choir’s ‘Music Memories’ In this episode of Conversations From Studio B, WOUB’s Emily Votaw speaks with Athens Poet Laureate Wendy McVicker, Director of the Calliope Feminist Choir Debra Spangler, and artist Molly Schoenhoff about the Calliope Feminist Choir’s “Music Memories” installation on display at the Athens… Read More

Kari

Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour Puts Out Call For Central Appalachian Voices

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WOUB Digital · Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour Puts Out Call For Central Appalachian Voices Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour will use the $50,000 she received as one of the American Academy of Poets Laureate Fellows selected earlier this month to shine a light on the voices of Central Appalachia by publishing a poetry anthology… Read More

Mr. Tornado

Discussing Extreme Weather With Dr. Jana Houser In Time For ‘Mr. Tornado’

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WOUB Digital · Discussing Extreme Weather with Dr. Jana Houser In Time For ‘Mr. Tornado’ Ohio University’s Dr. Jana Houser has been fascinated with the weather since childhood. “For me, it really started when my second grade teacher presented a science unit about the weather and I was really captivated by it,” said Houser, whose… Read More

Lancaster

‘It’ll Be Like a Homecoming’: Lancaster Festival Executive Director on Event’s Return July 23 – July 31

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WOUB Digital · Lancaster Festival Executive Director on Event’s Return July 23 – July 31 After taking a hiatus from in person events in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lancaster Festival is back. The 10-day arts festival will kick off with an ArtWalk Friday, July 23, and culminate with a performance from Don… Read More

Hocking Hills Music Festival Offers New, Intimate Experience For Live Music Fans

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WOUB Digital · Hocking Hills Music Festival Offers New, Intimate Experience For Live Music Fans Both the Nelsonville Music Festival and the Duck Creek Log Jam had to cancel their 2020 and 2021 events due to COVID-19, but thanks to a collaboration between the festivals’ organizers, fans can look forward to a brand new event… Read More

Cutler Station Quarantine

Cutler Station Releases Exclusive Indrid Cold Inspired Track ‘The Man In the Lantern’

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On November 2, 1966, sewing machine salesman Woodrow Derenberger was driving home on Route 77 to Mineral Wells, WV from Marietta, OH when a “metallic cigar-shaped craft” appeared and blocked the roadway. What followed was an infamous encounter with a mysterious being that referred to itself as ‘Indrid Cold.’ On June 17, 2021, Vincent OH’s… Read More

Mysteries of Mental Illness

Dr. Nicholas Allan On the History, Intention, and Future of Mental Health

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Every facet of our understanding of mental health has radically changed over the course of our history. The ways in which people have classified, understood, and, perhaps especially, attempted to treat mental illness varies greatly throughout time. From horror stories of overcrowded psychiatric hospitals prior to the widespread use of the antipsychotic Thorazine to the… Read More

Paramount

Decorative Arts Center of Ohio Spotlights Paramount Pictures Fashion and Costume

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On Saturday, June 5, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster will open their first in-person exhibition of 2021: Distinctly Paramount: Fashion and Costume From the Paramount Pictures Archive. The exhibition will be on display through January 2, 2022 and features a wide array of pieces from designers such as Alexander McQueen, Nolan Miller,… Read More

Lazzell

Blanche Lazzell Exhibition Opens June 5 at Huntington Museum of Art

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Blanche Lazzell is one of West Virginia’s most internationally renowned artists, world famous for her modernist white-line woodcuts inspired by Cubism and abstraction. The Huntington Museum of Art will open an exhibition highlighting Lazzell’s work Saturday, June 5. Entitled “Doug and Lynn McCorkle Present Blanche Lazzell: West Virginia Modernist,” the exhibition will showcase a number… Read More

Jason Rawls

Patton College of Education Introduces Hip-Hop Based Education Curriculum

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WOUB Digital · Patton College of Education Introduces Hip-Hop Based Education Curriculum Dr. Jason Rawls has intertwined his two passions, education and hip-hop, to create Ohio University’s Hip-Hop OHIO Patton Education (HOPE) program, kicking off this fall. Rawls brings his experience as an educator, author, DJ, and hip-hop producer (of acts such as The Beastie… Read More