Music and Arts

Athens County is well known as a hotbed of musical activity, with dozens of local bands releasing CDs and downloadable tracks on a regular basis. But few area songwriters have captured the feel of the region as well as Chris Keesey on his debut EP Dyin' Town.

The former drummer-turned guitarist/songwriter assembled an local all-star lineup for his first CD, featuring songs about his rural Ohio upbringing.

Michelle Houts' new book is "Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek"
Annual uptown bash scheduled for Oct. 25

WOUB Music Blog

Selections include "Anything Goes" and "Raise Your Voice"
Female influence in rock is significant, according to Madeleine Toerne
Adam Remnant and Orson Frontier will open show

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Arts

Opening reception scheduled for Oct. 10
"The Greatest Free Show on Earth" will take place in downtown Circleville
Global Excursions Concert will feature sounds and dances from around the world
Boston artist's work will be on display through Oct. 23
Jen Hirt and Paul Cockeram will read from their works on Oct. 16
Second annual event was held Oct. 4 at Hocking College
Photos from the annual all-nights arts festival, held Oct. 4
Find info on visual arts, performing arts, speakers, presentations, seminars and conferences

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