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Tue, Nov 13, 2012 9:43 am

The Ohio University School of Music will host a visting artist recital entitled "Music of Argentina and the Andes," Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Glidden Hall Recital Hall.

Visiting artists Pablo Salcedo and Oscar Puebla have traveled from Mendoza, Argentina, where they are faculty at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. The duo will be in residence at Ohio University for a week of performing and teaching.

The recital will feature a unique mix of Andean music, original works and traditional music of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru.

Fri, Nov 9, 2012 5:23 pm

Over the past decade, Michael Render, better known as Killer Mike, has made some incredible contributions to the modern rap and hip-hop scene by preaching political observations over sleek and well-constructed beats.

That ability to use rap to accurately portray the hardships of Americans in the now, while still making those tracks completely and utterly catchy, is proof that Killer Mike is an artist who isn’t going to fade away in the next five, 10 or even 20 years.

Fri, Nov 9, 2012 2:06 am

Neil Young and Crazy Horse have just released Psychedelic Pill, their second album of 2012.

WOUB's Elliot Nicolson gives his verdict on the sprawling 90-minute record that many are calling "a return to form."

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 9:53 am

Ken Waldman, Alaska’s Fiddling Poet, makes his first ever Ashland, Ky., appearance, playing Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Paramount Arts Center.

Thu, Nov 8, 2012 3:08 pm

Stuart's Opera House is holding its annual Fall Fundraiser this Saturday, featuring a huge raffle, local food and music from Beatles tribute act BritishMania.

Mon, Nov 5, 2012 1:35 pm

Last spring, the OU Wind Symphony gathered in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium to start recording its first-ever CD.

Now, after eight months of hard work, the group will reconvene in that same hall to celebrate the release of its album, titled Mothership.

Fri, Nov 2, 2012 12:18 am

Mark Hellenberg reviews the latest from prolific multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird: Hands of Glory, a stripped-down EP recorded live with friends around one microphone.

Tue, Oct 30, 2012 9:48 am

The Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds will open its 20th season with a performance titled "European Traditions" on Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Brown Chapel on the campus of Muskingum University. 

The concert's title reflects a celebration of the European tradition of wind band composition. The featured soloist is flutist Nicole Charles. 

Under the direction of Dr. David A. Turrill, the concert opens with two works by celebrated English wind band composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, Toccata Marziale and Rhosymedre