Music and Arts

Ratha Con, Athens' own pop culture convention, returns to multiple venues around town this weekend.

This year’s event kicks off Friday at ARTS/West with a pop culture art exhibit and movies, followed by a full day of activities on Saturday at the Athens Community Center, featuring costumes, games, demonstrations, guest artists and an appearance by film and TV actress Chalet Lizette Brannan.

Athens musician talks about balancing artistic pursuits with family life
ABC Players talk about their upcoming performance at Stuart's Opera House

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Blackout Bowl will feature national and local acts, bowling
Annual All Band Concert is scheduled for May 3 at Athens High School
Dailey and Vincent return to Nelsonville on May 1

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Critically acclaimed troupe will present "Much Ado About Nothing"
Annual exhibit's opening reception scheduled for March 13
"8 X 10" photo exhibit opens March 7 with a reception
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Leonardo DiCaprio in talks to portray Ohio man with multiple personality disorder
Rick Patterson's "The Seven Sacred Seeds" is now available via Amazon and Barnes and Noble
Long's work has published numerous journals and anthologies