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

First dates, new friends at legendary bar
Shows are scheduled for Nov. 18 and 20
Indie-pop singer-songwriter performed at OU on Nov. 13

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Arts

Commonplace images captured with Hipstamatic iPhone app
Movies are paired with short talks by scientists and tech experts
All proceeds will benefit the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank
Nuclear physicists David Ingram and Justin Frantz will introduce film, provide short Q&A
ARTS/West will host an evening of poetry, music and storytelling on Sept. 20
"Pop Goes the Easel" will be on display through Dec. 12
First annual Athens Area Fiber Faire will be held Oct. 4-5

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