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Kim Richey to Bring Songwriting Prowess to ARTS/West Dec. 19

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Kim Richey is a two-time Grammy Award nominated songwriter, storyteller, and musician. Born in Zanesville and a native of Dayton, OH, Richey’s work is tender, achingly honest and, above all, strikingly original. She’s responsible for major hits by Mary Chapin-Carpenter and Trisha Underwood. Her early works, 1995’s “Kim Richey,” 1997’s “Bittersweet,” and 1999’s “Glimmer” all… Read More

Schrader Youth Ballet Brings ‘Clara’s Dream’ to Peoples Bank Theatre Dec. 17

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The Nutcracker is perhaps the most recognized ballet of all time. Based on the 1816 story by German author E.T.A. Hoffman The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and interpreted through French playwright and novelist Alexandre Dumas’ adapted story The Nutcracker, the ballet premiered at the Mariinsky Theater in Saint Petersburg on Sunday, December 18, 1892. Some… Read More

Stuart’s Honors Donors with Special Grand Opening Dec. 6

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Stuart’s Opera House has changed many hands throughout it’s lengthy life — and it seems that after decades of reconstruction, unexpected and destructive fires, various personnel changes, and vigorous fundraising, the facility has finally come to fulfill it’s mission in ways that were formally unthinkable. Wednesday, December 6 marked the organization’s recognition of their many… Read More

APP’s ‘Being a Teen Ain’t Easy’ Photo Exhibition to Open December 8

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Throughout the summer of 2017, the Athens Photo Project (APP) held their first intensive, 10-week youth photography and storytelling workshop. APP is a non-profit organization committed to utilizing art to encourage self-expression by those living with psychological illness, and has historically only been able to provide such workshops for the adult population of the region…. Read More

‘Broadway for the Holidays’ Slated for Dec. 4

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If you’re looking for some over-the-top fun on the first Monday in December, look no further than Broadway for the Holidays, taking place in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Monday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. As the final installment in the celebration of the Ohio University’s School of Music 100th Anniversary, Maestro Luke Frazier… Read More

December 1 Marks Second Annual Hometown Holiday Spectacular in Marietta

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Most everyone has memories of middle school and high school holiday band and choir performances tucked away somewhere in their spongy cerebral cortex. The black pants that don’t quite fit right, the attempts to wear a properly tied tie, the painstakingly practiced holiday numbers, and, more than anything, a distinct feeling of community with the… Read More