Music and Arts

"Rise of the Phoenix," the latest in a series of benefits to aid fire-damaged businesses on West Union Street in Athens, is scheduled for Dec. 18, featuring 20 local acts at four uptown venues.

WOUB talked with organizer Hil Hackworth, who set up the event to assist The Union Bar & Grill's rebuilding efforts.

"Aquabear 2015" will feature 24 bands from the Buckeye State
Annual show will be performed Dec. 17-21

WOUB Music Blog

Athens singer-songwriter's picks include Beck, Angel Olsen
Donkey Coffee owner's picks include Ty Segall, Rosanne Cash, Sturgill Simpson
Aquabear Legion honcho's list includes The Men, William Tyler

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Show included 400 pieces of locally created artwork
Fundraising effort aims to raise $250,000 to upgrade 475-seat theatre
Stephenson reads some of her heartfelt, yet playful, poetry
Annual fest scheduled for Oct. 17-19 at Canter's 4-H Camp
Photos of the Chinese acrobatic touring company's Oct. 15 performance
Sean Peoples' films are being featured this week at the College Town Film Festival
Theater, music, exhibits, children's activities on tap