Music and Arts

Country music legend Merle Haggard has been booked to appear at the Nelsonville Music Festival in May.

On Friday, Stuart's Opera House made its first round of lineup announcements for the festival, including Haggard.

Others to appear at the festival are art-rock guitar virtuoso St. Vincent and rising Americana act Trampled By Turtles.

Proceeds benefit Athens-area food pantries
Musicians and regulars share thoughts on recent fire, longtime music venue

WOUB Music Blog

Shows are scheduled for Nov. 18 and 20
Indie-pop singer-songwriter performed at OU on Nov. 13
North Carolina country/roots group will perform Nov. 14

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Arts

Creamer's work will be featured through Nov. 24
"Religious Tolerance: Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence, Oman's Message of Islam" opens Nov. 1
Audiences are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite character
"Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage" will be performed Oct. 30-Nov. 2 at Stuart's Opera House
Play is based on Akira Kurosawa's 1950 film masterpiece
Agatha Christie murder mystery "The Hollow" opens Halloween evening
Athens Foundation, Athens Rotary each pledged $50,000
Michelle Houts' new book is "Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek"

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