Music and Arts

According to the GoFundMe page for the Union Street Fire Employee Relief, more than $44,000 has been raised by 750 people in just eight days. Now Athens musicians are stepping up.

The first of three benefits has been scheduled for this Saturday at Casa Cantina, featuring 10 of Athens' best-known bands and 100% of the proceeds going to Union Street employees affected by the Nov. 16 fire.

Eighteen entries will be displayed Dec. 2-Jan. 2
Musicians and regulars share thoughts on recent fire, longtime music venue

WOUB Music Blog

Madafo has been coordinating Kwanzaa celebrations for more than four decades
Richard Syracuse taught and performed in Athens for nearly 50 years
First dates, new friends at legendary bar

NPR Music

Arts

Jody Lamb will discuss "Clarence H. White: Pictorial Images of Women" exhibit
Theater's "Science on Screen" event pairs classic films with scientist, tech experts
Nicole Schneider talks with members of OU's student comedy troupe
Comedy will run Nov. 13-22 in the Shannon Hall Theater
Opening reception scheduled for Nov. 15 at Parkersburg Art Center
Murder mystery "Who Shot the Sheriff" will be presented Feb. 13 at OU's Nelson Commons
Fall Senior Dance Concert scheduled for Nov. 13-15 in Putnam Hall
Comedy will be presented Nov. 11-15 in OU's Forum Theater

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