Music and Arts

According to the GoFundMe page for the Union Street Fire Employee Relief, more than $44,000 has been raised by 750 people in just eight days. Now Athens musicians are stepping up.

The first of three benefits has been scheduled for this Saturday at Casa Cantina, featuring 10 of Athens' best-known bands and 100% of the proceeds going to Union Street employees affected by the Nov. 16 fire.

Eighteen entries will be displayed Dec. 2-Jan. 2
Musicians and regulars share thoughts on recent fire, longtime music venue

WOUB Music Blog

Madafo has been coordinating Kwanzaa celebrations for more than four decades
Richard Syracuse taught and performed in Athens for nearly 50 years
First dates, new friends at legendary bar

NPR Music

Arts

Arts events planned for Parkersburg, Chillicothe and Athens
Fed Hock students received hands-on printmaking demonstration, courtesy of University of Rio Grande
The play is a historical fictionalization of Mary Todd’s final day in Bellevue Place
Chicago comedy troupe will perform on Sept. 27
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

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