Music and Arts

Our series of year-end "best of" blog posts continue with Athens musician and Haffa's Records co-owner Andrew Lampela.

Lampela's top picks include several albums by Ohio bands, including Motel Beds, Connections, Wussy and WV White.

Film stars Reese Witherspoon, directed by "Dallas Buyers Club's" Jean-Marc Vallée
DJ/musician's picks include Sharon Jones, Hassan Hakmoun

WOUB Music Blog

"Radio Free Athens" DJ singles out releases by St. Vincent, Angela Perley
"Radio Free Athens" DJ lists Shovels & Rope, Supernobody
"Aquabear 2015" will feature 24 bands from the Buckeye State

NPR Music


Find info on visual arts, performing arts, speakers, presentations, seminars and conferences
"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