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Judge Gayle Williams-Byers and Prosecutor Keller Blackburn Discuss Positive Potential of Criminal Justice System

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WOUB Digital · Speaking With Judge Gayle Williams-Byers and Prosecutor Keller Blackburn The Institute For Criminal Policy Research found that the United States has the highest per capita incarceration rate of any country in the world, with some 698 people incarcerated for every 100,000. These numbers can be broken down further, revealing stark racial disparity… Read More

Blackbirds

Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds Explore Catharsis With New Single ‘Sad Songs’

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Just as Southeast Ohio begins a tender thaw after a particularly brutal winter, regional cosmically minded alternative country rockers Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds announce that they are gearing up at long last to release a brand new, aptly titled full-length: Sad Songs later this year. Today, the band releases the eponymous title track and first… Read More

Cause Connector

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s Cause Connector Acts As a Search Engine for Regional Giving

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WOUB Digital · The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s Cause Connector Acts As a Search Engine for Regional Giving The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio serves all 32 of the Appalachian counties in Ohio by connecting the region’s nonprofit organizations and projects to the philanthropic dollars that can make a tangible difference in the communities they serve…. Read More

Hemingway

A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy

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WOUB Digital · A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy Dr. Bob DeMott said that throughout his 40-plus years teaching at Ohio University, there wasn’t a year that went by that he didn’t teach something by legendary American novelist Ernest Hemingway. “Hemingway’s work casts an enormous shadow, there’s… Read More

Copperheads

Bill L’Heureux Explains Why Baseball is Still America’s Favorite Pastime

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WOUB Digital · Southern Ohio Copperheads: Bill L’Heureux Deciding to cancel the 2021 season for the Southern Ohio Copperheads, Athens’ summer collegiate baseball team, was a difficult one for President and Chairman of the team, Bill L’Heureux. “We decided to cancel, even though some planning had gone in place. It wasn’t made lightly, but it’s… Read More

Loretta Lynn

Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins

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WOUB Digital · Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins Throughout the ‘60s and ‘70s, the country music industry was desperately trying to produce songs that would appeal to a wider demographic than the chiefly Appalachian and southern working class that the genre had sprung from. As it would… Read More

Music Industry Summit

Third Annual OU Music Industry Summit Features Run the Jewels, FINNEAS, St. Vincent

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The third annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place virtually Thursday, March 25. The free event will feature keynote conversations with the likes of Grammy-winning Billie Eilish producer FINNEAS; Grammy-nominated musician Phoebe Bridgers; musician and producer St. Vincent; Run the Jewels and their managers Amaechi Uzoigwe and Will Bronson, and many more. “The Summit was built… Read More

Urban Forge

‘Making a Living With Hot Steel, An Anvil, and a Hammer’: Speaking With Southeast Ohio Artisan Marc Setzer

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Metalsmithing is one of the oldest trades known to man, and highly skilled artisans all over the world still practice the ancient art. Marc Setzer, owner and head blacksmith of Setzer Forge, a custom blacksmithing and farrier service in Langsville, OH, is one such regional artisan. Setzer has been a blacksmith for 18 years, and… Read More

Chuck featured

Recognizing the Photographic Legacy of an Influential Bobcat: Chuck Stewart

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WOUB Digital · Recognizing the Photographic Legacy of an Influential Bobcat: Chuck Stewart You may not know it, but you’re likely already familiar with the photographic work of Ohio University alumnus Chuck Stewart (BFA ’49). Over the course of his 70-year career, Stewart’s eye framed and photographed images iconic to the American shared subconscious, from… Read More

Emanuel

WOUB and Institute For Storytelling to Present ‘Emanuel’ Feb. 23 For OHIO Challenging Dialogues Event

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WOUB Digital · OHIO to Spotlight ‘Emanuel’ From Alumnus Dane Smith For Feb. 23 Challenging Dialogues Lecture The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact is collaborating with WOUB Public Media to virtually present a screening of Emanuel as a part of President Duane Nellis’ fifth OHIO Challenging… Read More

Stuart's

Stuart’s Opera House to Offer Virtual Masterclasses From Visiting Artists

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WOUB Digital · Stuart’s Opera House to Offer Virtual Masterclasses From Visiting Artists Stuart’s Opera House is now offering virtual masterclasses from visiting artists in a variety of disciplines. WOUB Culture spoke to Devin Sudman, who is spearheading the program, about Stuart’s dedication to showcasing artists of color and artists from the LGBTQIA+ community, in… Read More

Chivalrous

The Chivalrous Crickets Mix Diverse Influences For Fresh Take on Traditional Sounds

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WOUB Digital · The Chivalrous Crickets Mix Diverse Influences For Fresh Take on Traditional Sounds The members of The Chivalrous Crickets hail from wildly diverse musical backgrounds that make for a fresh interpretation of what it means to utilize traditional, Celtic, Appalachian, folk, Baroque, and even Renaissance sounds in an entirely contemporary way. On a… Read More

Arts West

Athens Municipal Arts Commission Debates Creation of 501c3 To Support Arts West

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ATHENS, OH (WOUB) – Does Arts West need the support of a 501c3 nonprofit organization to support its programming? Could that potential support be only financial, or also managerial in nature? Late last year, the Athens Municipal Arts Commission (AMAC) appointed an ad hoc committee to explore the long discussed possibility of creating a 501c3… Read More

New Radicals Reunite to Play ‘You Get What You Give’ at Joe Biden’s Inauguration

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — In 1999, alternative rock group New Radicals broke up after the massive success of their hit “You Get What You Give,” frontman Gregg Alexander famously sickened by the excessive promotional interviews and touring the band’s label expected of them. The band’s single release, Maybe You’ve Been Brainwashed Too has since developed… Read More