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Earwig Returns to Athens Nov. 15

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Why Earwig isn’t more popular is a mystery to the many music fans who have been indoctrinated by the band’s skillful, intellectual-yet-sometimes-raucous stylings. The group’s most recent release, Pause For the Jets, is tuneful, visceral, and deeply enjoyable, all at once. WOUB spoke to Lizard McGee, the founder of the group (which splits it’s members… Read More

Lindsay Jordan

Morgantown, WV’s Lindsay Jordan to Make Athens Debut Nov. 16

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Morgantown, WV’s musician (and photographer) Lindsay Jordan will make her Athens debut at Casa Cantina (6 West State Street) on Saturday, November 16, performing on the same bill as Jesse Henry and the High Definitions. Jordan’s debut self-titled EP is rife with observations about Appalachian life that walk the often thin line between humor and… Read More

Tantrum featured

Tantrum Opens Ionesco’s ‘Rhinoceros’ Nov. 21

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Ohio University’s professional theater, Tantrum Theater, will premiere their production of French-Romanian playwright Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist work Rhinoceros on Thursday, November 21 in Ohio University’s Forum Theater. Rhinoceros was written in 1959, and even 60 years after it’s creation, the work still speaks to the tragically easy way in which humanity has a tendency to conform, even to… Read More

Twillaby Pond featured

‘Twillaby Pond’ Book Launch Set for Nov. 16 at Athens Public Library

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Twillaby Pond is local author Patricia Black’s work of illustrated lyrical poetry inspired by the work of respected Irish poet Seamus Heaney. The lilting work is rife with imagery of fantastical creatures – the myrties and water-blue prets, and although the work has ultimately been published as a children’s book by Monday Creek Publishing, Black wrote… Read More