Music and Arts

The Athena Cinema is celebrating a special birthday this year. The movie theater will be turning 100 years old in 2015, making it one of the oldest continuously running cinemas in the nation.

To celebrate the theater's unique history, the community is invited to attend monthly screenings of iconic films, kicking off with the 1928 Buster Keaton classic Steamboat Bill, Jr. on Jan. 31.

Lucero, Greg Brown also added to 2015 lineup
Fire and Ice Festival to feature ice carving, unique desserts

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Annual fest at Stuart's Opera House includes music documentaries, vinyl LPs and CDs for sale in lobby
Pittsburgh's Shelf Life String Band and The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers will perform at Casa Cantina
Andrea Baker's book is titled "You Get What You Need: Stories of Fans of The Rolling Stones"

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Exhibit features mixed media art by artists from seven "Athens" communities in the U.S.
The works of Barry Motes will be on display through Feb. 6
Andy Bell will share winter-themed poens, songs, short stories on Jan. 15
Last date for submissions is Feb. 15
Eleven-day fest to celebrate works of South African playwright, spark conversations about race, identity
More than $140,000 has been raised for Wagner Theatre renovations
A reception will be held for Jim Shirey's new exhibit on Jan. 9
Exhibit kicks off a busy year of attractions, activities