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Athens Mayor Patterson Explains the New Mandatory Face Covering Ordinance


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Athens City Council unanimously passed new mandatory face covering legislation that requires masks to be worn by people in most public places controlled by the city. The ordinance was passed unanimously Monday night July 13 by the Athens City Council as an emergency measure. The ordinance became effective immediately Tuesday morning, July 14, upon the… Read More

Wearing a Mask is NOT a Political Statement Says Athens Co. Health Dept. Head


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WOUB Digital · Wearing a Mask is NOT a Political Statement Says Athens Co. Health Dept. Head As we re-open Southeastern Ohio, in accordance with state guidelines, wearing a mask in public and social distancing are vital protections against any COVID-19 resurgence, says Dr. James R. Gaskell, Athens City-County Health Commissioner. He pleads with local… Read More

“Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond” Conference on Tap This Weekend


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The early settling of Ohio and the Northwest Territory will be the focus of a conference Feb. 21st and 22nd at the Baker Center Ballroom at Ohio University. Through a series of speakers, the conference will examine the early Native Americans who inhabited the region plus the onslaught of new settlers coming to the region… Read More

Conversations From Studio B: The Athens County Community Singers


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The Athens County Community Singers is a choir for ALL VOICES!  The choir is a non profit organization made up of community members with and without disabilities who share their love of music through song. Founder and Director Stephanie Morris MM, MT-BC (Music Therapist -Board Certified) Neurologic Music Therapy Fellow., spoke with Robin Barnes in… Read More

‘Impact Ohio’ Brings a Regional Conference to Athens to Discuss Policy Issues


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For the first time Impact Ohio is bringing a regional conference to Southeastern Ohio to examine issues confronting Appalachian Ohio. The conference will be Thursday, November 7th from 11 a.m. to 4:30 at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center.  If you would like to attend, go to Impact Ohio’s website at https://impactohio.org and click… Read More

OVST Presents ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ July 11-28

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On this installment of Conversations From Studio B, the Ohio Valley Summer Theater’s 2019 production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is discussed. WOUB’s Emily Votaw interviews the production’s director, Dusty Brown; the production’s music director Devin Sudman, and actors Carter Rice (Quasimodo), and Hannah McCauley (Esmerelda).  The production will open on Thursday, July 11 in… Read More

ABC Players Present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Stuart’s Opera House


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On this episode of Conversations From Studio B, Chris Parsons, director of the upcoming ABC Player’s performance of Beauty and the Beast, talks with members of his cast and crew about the show. Showtimes are March 1-2, 8-9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., with matinees March 3, 9, & 10 at 2 p.m at the historic Stuart’s… Read More

4th Annual Southeast ‘Race for the Cure’ Benefits Local Breast Cancer Patients


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The fourth annual Southeast Ohio “Race for the Cure,” sponsored by Susan G. Komen Columbus, will take place Sunday, Oct. 14th at Peden Stadium on the Ohio University Campus. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. with the race starting at noon. Over 1,500 participants are expected. For more race information, go to www.southeastohioraceforcure.org Cara Brooks,… Read More

Ohio University’s David Wanczyk Speaks on “Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind”

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In this installment of Conversations From Studio B, David Wanczyk, the editor of the New Ohio Review, speaks with WOUB’s Emily Votaw about his first book, Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind published on Swallow Press. The book examines the fascinating world of the National Beep Baseball Association, which has been… Read More

ABC Players Bring ‘Kiss Me Kate’ to Stuart’s Starting March 2


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In this installment of Conversations from Studio B, learn about the upcoming production of “Kiss Me Kate” coming to Stuart’s Opera House by way of the ABC Players.   It’s 1948 in sultry Baltimore, and actor/producer/director Fred Graham is trying to get his new production of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” ready for opening night…. Read More

Material Histories: Cultures of Resistance Now Open

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2017 has proven to be a time of great political, cultural, and economic anxiety. It was in reaction to this that curator and associate professor of ceramics at Ohio University’s School of Art + Design Alex Hibbett crafted the Material Histories: Cultures of Resistance exhibition, which opens Friday, September 29 at Majestic Galleries in Nelsonville…. Read More

Climate Bill of Rights to be the Focus of Lecture, Discussion and Documentary


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A “Climate Double Feature” will be held Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the Computer Services Center 121B on the Ohio University campus. Merrily Mazza, a city council member from Lafayette Colorado, will talk about how she successfully passed Colorado’s first Climate Bill of Rights in her community. It secures the right to… Read More

Tantrum Theater’s “Caroline, Or Change”

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Caroline, Or Change is the lauded sung-through musical by acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America). Kicking off on July 7, Ohio University’s professional theater company, Tantrum Theater, will host a production of the work at Dublin’s Abbey Theater, directed by Robert Barry Fleming. On this installment of Conversations from Studio B, WOUB’s Emily Votaw… Read More

“Ohio in Photographs…” Has Been Published Recently by Ohio University Press


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The Ohio University Press has recently published a new coffee-table photo book about Ohio. It’s called “Ohio in Photographs: A Portrait of the Buckeye State.” It’s a compilation of photographs taken by noted landscape, architectural, and travel photographers Ian Adams and Randall Lee Schieber. There will be a free conversation with the two photographers on… Read More