Music and Arts

WOUB contributor Scott Pfeiffer reviews Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Strayed, a woman who, in 1995, set out to hike the spectacular-yet-punishing terrain of the Pacific Crest Trail.

The film is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, who made last year's emotional powerhouse, Dallas Buyers Club.

"Radio Free Athens" DJ singles out releases by St. Vincent, Angela Perley
"Radio Free Athens" DJ lists Shovels & Rope, Supernobody

WOUB Music Blog

"Aquabear 2015" will feature 24 bands from the Buckeye State
Twenty local acts will perform at Casa Cantina, Tony's, Over Hang, Jackie O's
Athens singer-songwriter's picks include Beck, Angel Olsen

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"Lyrics of My People" is on display at the Kennedy Museum of Art through Jan. 4
Two comic actors (Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader) give fine dramatic performances
Team members give a tutorial on the popular "Harry Potter" game
Laura Wettersten will read from her young adult novel, "My Faire Lady," on Oct. 8
Prizes will be awarded in seven categories
Tickets will be discounted for the Oct. 15 performance
All proceeds benefit Stuart's Opera House