Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Family Contra Dance Presented by SEOTDS and ARTS/West


Bring the whole family to ARTS/West on Sunday, March 19th from 2-5:30pm for an afternoon of dancing and live music by The Trophy Wives. No experience needed as all dances will be taught for kids and adults to dance together! Admission by donation, suggested donation $3/dancer. Feel free to drop in anytime. For more information, please visit www.athenscontradance.org.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Front and Center featuring Charlie and Celia Lewis


Join Charlie and Celia Lewis for Front and Center at ARTS/West on Saturday, March 18th. Front and Center provides a fun family environment and an open stage for children's musical acts. Charlie and Celia will be performing a harp presentation starting at the normal time of 12pm. Front and Center is always at ARTS/West on the third Saturday of the month at 12pm, with a different musical guest each time! 

March Contra Dance Presented by SEOTDS and ARTS/West


ARTS/West and SEOTDS present the March Contra Dance on Saturday, March 11th at ARTS/West. Everyone is welcome - no partner needed, no experience needed. Bradley Smith will be calling with tunes by the Boys of the Hock. A beginner's lesson starts at 7:30, with the dance running 8-11pm. $7/adults, $3/students, $15/family, kids 10 and under are free. More information atwww.athenscontradance.org or 740-590-4102.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Herbal Adaptogens with Caty Crabb, Clinical Herbalist

Join Caty Crabb at ARTS/West on Saturday, March 4th from 2-4pm
 for an Herbal Adaptogens workshop
Learn about how these medicinal herbs can improve your health from a clinical herbalist.
 Only $20-35 sliding scale for admission

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Art Opening: Federal Hocking Secondary's 8x10 Photography Exhibit


Celebrate Youth Art Month at ARTS/West with Federal Hocking Secondary’s student chapter of the National Art Honors Society, as they proudly present their fifth annual 8×10 Photography Exhibit. 

The Opening Reception will be on Thursday, March 2nd from 6:30-8:30pm, and the exhibit will be on display in the ARTS/West Performance Space until March 25th. 

As always, the reception and gallery exhibit are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Front and Center featuring Zhou Chau on Traditional Chinese Instruments


Front and Center returns to ARTS/West on Saturday, February 18th from 12-1pm. As always, Front and Center provides a free musical performance and an open stage for children's solo and ensemble acts! This month, Zhou Chau will be the featured guest playing traditional chinese instruments. Front and Center always occurs on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-1pm, and is absolutely FREE.

SEOTDS Waltz Lesson, Potluck Dinner, and Contra Dance


Waltz Lesson & Contra Dance on Saturday, February 11th at ARTS/West. Everyone is welcome - no partner needed, no experience needed. Please join us for any or all events!

5:00-6:30pm Waltz Lesson with Barbara Ramlow
6:30-7:30pm Potluck Dinner
7:30-8:00pm Beginners Contra Lesson
8:00-11:00pm Contra Dance!

The waltz lesson is FREE! The lesson will be an introductory lesson that is appropriate for people who have never waltzed before, as well as beginning & intermediate waltzers. Experienced waltzers are encouraged to come as practice partners.

Barbara Ramlow will be calling the contra dance with tunes by the Hotpoint Stringband. A beginner's lesson starts at 7:30, with the dance running 8-11pm. $7/adults, $3/students, $15/family, kids 10 and under are free. More information at www.athenscontradance.org or 740-590-4102.

ARTS/West Presents: The 2017 Villains Cabaret


Come support ARTS/West on Saturday, February 18th from 7-9pm for an evening of music celebrating the wicked & wonderful villains from Broadway, movies, & beyond!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Art Opening and Exhibit: For the Love of Athens County


For the Love of Athens County features photo submissions from the smartphones of Athens natives. So come out to ARTS/West from 6:30pm-8:30pm on February 2nd to see the best photos of places and things in Athens County. As always, this exhibit is free and open to the public, and is available for public viewing anytime during normal business hours.


Sampler Knit Blanket Class


Join Nancy Baur and Nadine Borovicka in a 12 week knitting class for beginners and intermediate knitters. This class will take place on Tuesdays from 5:30pm-7:30pm between February 7th-April 25th. Participants will make a beautiful sample knitted blanket in addition to learning basic knitting techniques. Each class offers a different square! The cost is only $60 for all 12 weeks, or $7 for a one day drop in. To sign up please follow this link:https://apm.activecommunities.com/athensrec/Activity_Search/1836, or call ARTS/West at 740-592-4315.