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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

WOUB-HD to Broadcast ‘Julia Louis-Dreyfus: The Mark Twain Prize’ Nov. 19

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Earlier this year, 11-time Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus received the esteemed Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The beloved actress has famously portrayed Elaine Benes on Seinfeld, the ’90s absurdist situation comedy that ran for a decade on NBC. “Elaine Marie Benes was the character Julia Luia Dreyfus played (on Seinfeld), she’s sort of Jerry’s… Read More

Jon Stickley Trio to Perform at Unique House Show Adyn’s Dream Fundraiser

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On Saturday, November 10, Adyn’s Dream, a regional non-profit dedicated to assisting families living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy through the power of music, will host a unique house show fundraiser featuring the genre-defying Jon Stickley Trio and Pittsburgh’s Sweaty Already String Band. There are only 50 tickets for this exclusive event. The purchase of each… Read More