Athens Area Arts Blog

September 12, 2014

Calling Young Theater Fans....

Interested?  Contact Emily Prince at to sign up and get more information.

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September 8, 2014

Pawpaw Festival !

16th Anmual Ohio Pawpaw Festival!
September 12-14, 2014

We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops and activities for the kids!

Friday: 4 pm - midnight
Saturday: 10 am - midnight
Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm

$10.00/one-day pass, $20.00 /weekend pass, children 12 & under free.

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September 1, 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.

Available roles:

* BOY: a young boy.
* MOTHER: his mother.
* FATHER: his father.
* ROBOT: a toy.
* SOLDIER: a toy.
* CLOWN: a toy
* THE VELVETEEN RABBIT: a stuffed rabbit.
* THE SKIN HORSE: a stuffed horse.
* GIRL RABBIT: a live rabbit.
* DOCTOR: a physician.
* NURSERY MAGIC FAIRY: a magical being.

A copy of the script will be at the circulation desk at the library in Athens, The Plains, and Nelsonville Library for use in the library.

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August 25, 2014

The memorial service for Bob Winters will be held on Aug 31st at 4 pm at ARTS/West.

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August 23, 2014

Open House - Factory Street Studio!

Factory Street Studio Open House!

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August 20, 2014

Factory Street Studio Open House - Free Registration!

Factory Street Studio Open House!
Sunday Aug. 24th 2-4pm

Come visit the studio, meet teachers, staff and board members, eat treats, play games, enjoy demo classes, and register for classes!

**FREE REGISTRATION** for the first 75 students who register at our Open House event this Sunday!!

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