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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 5:28 pm

Jazz fans will be treated to everything from bebop to The Beatles during the Ohio University School of Music's Fall Jazz Night on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

The evening will include performances by Jazz Ensembles I and II and the Jazz Percussion Ensemble.

Ohio University Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies Matt James is directing Ensemble I, which will feature a mix of original and classic selections.

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 1:09 pm

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Iris Dement will bring her signature blend of country, gospel and folk to Stuart's Opera House this Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.

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.