Monday, February 25, 2008

Bergin Pines tickets still available

You can still get some tickets for Bergin Pines- world premiere of a new play by Tony DiMurro at O'Betty's, Haffas, or by calling the ARTS/West office at (740) 592-4315. For regular adults they are cheaper in advance.

We have a busy weekend because Bergin Pines is followed by the Aquabear legion County Fair on Saturday, March 1.
2nd Aquabear County Fair This Saturday, March 1st!
Less than a week until the 2nd annual Aquabear Legion County Fair! It takes place on Saturday, March 1st at ARTS/West (3:30pm-10pm) and Casa Cantina (10:30pm-2am). 5 bucks a venue and all money goes to the bands and to support Aquabear Legion. To found out more visit:

Here is the lineup and rough schedule:

ARTS/West (132 W. State Street) $5

3:30-4:30 Films by Brian Wiebe
4:30-5:20 Woody Pines and the Lonesome Two
5:20-5:40 Weedghost
5:40-6:30 Sun God
6:30-7:20 Nostra Nova
7:20-8:10 Casual Future
8:10-9:00 Machine Go Boom
9:00-9:50 Silo Circuit
9:50-10:00 Kid Panda Hands

Casa Cantina (6 W. State Street) $5

10:45-11:45 Southeast Engine
11:45-12:45 The X Bolex
12:45- Men of Gentle Birth

*Subject to change

*Remember ARTS/West is a NO ALCOHOL venue and the home of our new office... please be considerate of that. There are numerous bars down the street, and the aftershow takes place at a bar.

The Aquabear Reader: Ohio Music and Art Zine
The Aquabear Legion is proud to announce our new quarterly magazine The Aquabear Reader! It will be free and supported by advertising from local businesses... if you are interested in advertising your business and helping support local music and art PLEASE let us know! The first issue will be available at the County Fair on March 1st and features some pretty awesome stuff, make sure to get your copy. Also, if you are interested in helping us distribute please send us an e-mail at

Photography and Art Submissions and Needed!
We are having a music photography show at the County Fair, it will take place downstairs throughout the show. We hope to have prints of music photography (preferably of Ohio bands, or venues in Ohio) up on the walls at the show and even some of it up for silent auction to help us raise more funds. We would love photography from amateurs, professionals and anyone in between please e-mail us at CONTACT US ASAP!

New Live at ARTS/West Monthly Series! Starts April 4th!
The Aquabear is hosting a new monthly series at ARTS/West starting on Friday, February 4th at 7pm. Each show will feature two bands from Athens and elsewhere in Ohio! These shows will take place early in the evenings, so everyone can still go the shows at the bars at night! Bands will be announced soon!

Help the Aquabear Legion

If you are interested in donating or volunteering your time please contact us at Submissions of any kind can be sent to the address below or e-mailed as well.

If your business is interested in advertising in the Aquabear Reader or being a distribution site you can let us know at


Based in Appalachian Ohio, The Aquabear Legion provides a community network for creative people. We are dedicated to supporting and enhancing independent music and art in our community and elsewhere. We focus on collaborative relationships to create opportunities for independent musicians and artists.