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‘Christmas On the Homefront’ On Display In Lancaster Through Dec. 30

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On Friday, November 23 the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio opened their 2018 holiday exhibition, curated once again by regional historian and retired history teacher Dr. George Johnson and his wife, Jeannie. This year the theme is Christmas on the Home Front, celebrating the unique aspects of what holiday celebrations looked like while the United… Read More

WOUB-TV’s 2018 Membership Drive Programming: Pledge Your Support Today!

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WOUB-TV’s annual Thanksgiving time pledge will kick off on Turkey Day itself, Thursday, November 22. This year, WOUB has a number of fascinating documentaries on beloved pop culture figures, breathtaking recordings of iconic live musical performances, oodles of health and wellness programming and lots more, making for a truly appeasing Thanksgiving time programming spread. Check… Read More

Hoodoo Men to Conjure Up Some Music at Adelphia Music Hall Nov. 24

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Like so many in his generation, blues musician Bill Steber was first indoctrinated into the art form via the British Invasion of the ‘60s. Brits with sloppy (by ‘60s standards) mops of hair and guitar riffs rooted deep in the traditions of T-Bone Walker and Muddy Waters brought a cultural awakening to the States –… Read More

Institute Invites Veterans to Explore ‘Dialogues on the Experience of War’

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Next year, the Contemporary History Institute will present a series of three two-hour conversations about the experiences of coming home from combat for regional veterans. Each meeting will include discussion of various humanities sources that explore historical experiences of war, which will serve as a sort of jumping off point to allow for veterans and… Read More

Renowned Pianists Headed to OHIO International Piano Duet & Duo Competition

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Friday, November 16 through Saturday, November 17 will mark the second ever annual OHIO International Piano Duet and Duo Competition on Ohio University’s Athens campus. The competition draws in competition pianists from all over the world, celebrating the unique sounds of duet and duo pianos. “The OHIO International Piano Duet & Duo Competition was founded… Read More

A Conversation On Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

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November is celebrated every year as National Native American Heritage Month by the United States federal government. November is also a month rife with historical trauma for Native American peoples. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke with Dr. Victoria LaPoe, an assistant professor at Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, the director of the Native American… Read More