Music and Arts

The life--or lives--of an infamous Ohio man may be coming to a screen near you.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to portray Billy Milligan, the first person to use multiple personality disorder as a legal defense.

The film, titled The Crowded Room, is based on Daniel Keyes' award-winning 1981 book, The Minds of Billy Milligan, an account of Milligan's court trial in the late 1970s.

Mother and daughter act 2Steel Girls recently won two Nashville Universe Music Awards
Rick Patterson's "The Seven Sacred Seeds" is now available via Amazon and Barnes and Noble

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Brandi Carlile and Built to Spill join headliners Flaming Lips, Merle Haggard and St. Vincent
Nicole Schneider talks with Riley Engle, president of OU's newest student club
Trevor McQueen will perform songs by Gershwin, Sondheim and more on March 3

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Arts

Annual show will be performed Dec. 17-21
"Houses of Coolville" project is much more than just painting houses
Athens painter talks about her work, adopted hometown
Smith's exhibit will be on display through Jan. 5
Collection includes 125 books owned by late local artist Kathryn Gough
"The Velveteen Rabbit" will be performed Dec. 4-6 at Stuart's Opera House
Entries will be displayed in uptown Athens businesses through Jan. 1

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