Athens Area Arts
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Featuring the fiber art of Judy Klaer Kerns and the ceramic art of Laurie Vancouver. Stay warm & cozy with felted hats, knitted scarves & soft knitted socks. And enjoy slow cooked meals made in beautiful ceramic casserole dishes. This is a Nelsonville Final Friday event!
Mary Todd: A Woman Apart, a play in two parts, is a historical fictionalization of Mary Todd’s final day in Bellevue Place in Batavia, Illinois and recounts her life through ghost and memory.
Quilt (R)Evolution: Art Quilt Retrospective 1979-2014 will be the last exhibition of 2014 celebrating The Dairy Barn Arts Center’s 35th Anniversary and the 100th Birthday of the barn. The inspiration for this exhibition was both to span the evolution of the art quilt over the period of Quilt National (which was first presented in 1979) and provides the viewer with a look at what some of the most prestigious art quilters who have served as our jurors for the past 19 biennial exhibitions are producing today.
Connect Ohio presents its annual CABI Fund benefit concert, featuring Jonathan Edwards, McGuffey Lane, and Grassinine at Stuart's Opera House on Saturday, October 11, 2014, (OSU bye weekend) for a community fundraiser. The performers all have ties and commitment to helping Appalachian Ohioans, and are teaming up to host a benefit concert to support the CABI Fund. All proceeds benefit the Connect Appalachia Broadband Initiative Fund and will provide computers and technology connectivity to low-income Appalachian Ohio areas in need. Find out more about the CABI Fund at AppalachianOhio.org!
Saturday, October 4th & Sunday, October 5th - ARTS/West Presents: Athens Area Fiber Faire
The weather is warming up... that means it is time for the Stuart's Opera House FREE Summer Concert Series! On the last Friday of each month from June-September we host FREE music in the Stuart's parking lot complete with a beer garden! September will feature music from Quiet Life. Come on out and enjoy some free music outside on Nelsonville's beautiful Public Square, no tickets are needed. And don't forget to check out all the great art openings, galleries, vendors, food, and more at Final Fridays on the Square from 5:00pm-9:00pm. In case of bad weather the show will move into Stuart's Opera House.
Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage October 30-November 1, 2014 at 8:00pm and November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage by Jane Martin. Directed by Gary Molina. Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2014. This show is a smart black comedy and "B" western horror flick for the stage. Curtain time is 8 p.m. on Oct 30 & 31 and Nov 1, and 2 p.m. on Nov 2. $10 advance • $12 at the door • $7 student TICKETS ON SALE IN OCTOBER 2014
Auditions for The Velveteen Rabbit Saturday, Sept. 27, 1 to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 28, 2 to 4 p.m. at Stuart's Opera House. The audition is open to all ages, especially kids. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script. Auditioners should also come prepared to sing 32 bars of a song either with a recorded track or a cappella. The audition will also include some choreography that will be taught during the audition.
Aug. 22 - Dec. 22, 2014, Psylodelic Gallery, Fur Peace Ranch Featuring clothing of San Francisco designer Jeanne Rose & the Photography of Baron Wolman