Friday, August 28, 2015

Spectacular! Spectacular! on Friday, September 4th


For the second year ARTS/West will be hosting the opening event for the month long 3 ring circus of the Athens Steampunk Spectacle.  The event will include dance performances by both the Steampunk Ballet and the Whiplash Tribal Fusion Dancers, plus a singing performance by Devin Sudman, a senior vocal major at OU.  Performances begin at 7 pm.

In addition to the performances, there will be Steampunk themed vendors selling their art and accessories.  Uptown Costumes will be selling Steampunk costume pieces and accessories. The Henna Faeries will be present to give Steampunk themed and other body art.  Vending and art exhibit will take place from 5 to 10 pm. 

The event will be rounded out by the presence of Athens own Steampunk group, Airship Athena, who will be running the costume workshop on September 20th at ARTS/West.

Light refreshments.  Free event.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2016 Athens Poet Laureate

2016 Athens Poet Laureate
The City of Athens and the Athens Municipal Arts Commission (AMAC) is seeking its inaugural 
Poet Laureate. AMAC encourages project submissions from candidates that embrace poetry 
and explore its place in the community. This honorary 1-year position commences January 1, 2016.

The Poet Laureate is an advocate for the arts and fosters a love of poetry and literature 
among the diversity of all residents.

Project Prospectus & Selection Criteria:
http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/DocumentCenter/View/1672

Call:
http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/DocumentCenter/View/1671

ENTRY DEADLINE: 5 p.m., Monday, November 9, 2015

Wednesday, August 12, 2015



Come check out our schedule of events for our 10th Anniversary! We hope to see you there for a weekend of celebrations!

Monday, August 03, 2015

Come celebrate with us!

ARTS/West is in it's 10th year and we want to celebrate with you!