3rd Friday Drum & Music Jam November is the time of year when we give thanks. With a "Thank You" theme for November, it's another night of drumming and dancing. Open to all levels and ages. The circle is not limited to drums, any and all acoustic instruments welcome.
Bring your kids to the Musical Lending Library and events coordinator Tessa Evanosky will get them playing simple songs and beats on selected instruments for ages 3 & up! Adult supervision is required for children to participate and we'll be sure to have something for the parents to play also!
Please note: Non-member library visitors are welcome - membership is just required to take an instrument home
This final reading of the Fall semester will feature fabulous works from
Alicia Fuhrman, Laura Post, and Kay Keegan
The reading begins at 7 p.m.
Please, feel free to arrive a little early to mingle with the rest of the lovely English department crowd
Bring your own beer or wine (I.D. required) ~ Snacks will be provided
Moon Tunnel is a reading series featuring the work of Creative Writers from Ohio University's graduate programs. The series will be held on five Friday evenings throughout the 2018-19 Academic year at 7:00pm in the basement room of Arts West. Moon Tunnel is sponsored by the OU English Department.
The Athens Municipal Arts Commission (A.M.A.C.) is
seeking submissions for a mural to be installed at the Waste Water Treatment
The City of Athens
has allocated approximately $3000 ($2250 stipend and $750 materials cost) for a
permanent work of public art to beinstalled on the sides of two clarifiers at the Waste Water
is expected that work on the site can begin on or around April 15, 2019 with
anticipated completion prior to July 1, 2019. Please note that weather may
delay the start date and the exact date will be determined by the City Safety
and Service Director.
more information, and to view the complete submission prospectus, please visit
the city website:
For the past decade the Cat's Pajamas Clothing Exchange has brought countless Athenians the joy of "new" clothes in a fun and community minded way. This Fall we hope that we can break the record for the most clothes ever offered! The mountains of clothes available all are to benefit a good cause: Arts West! Throughout the year Arts West provides space for the PRISM Youth Art Program, monthly art openings, square dances and contra dances, concerts, plays, workshops and more. If you are on the prowl for a new wardrobe, there is simply no better avenue than the Cat’s Pajamas Clothing Exchange!
A Free Sober Event Sponsored by The Gathering Place
Saturday, Oct 27, 9pm-12am
Featuring: DJ plate a shrimp Free sober event for those either in recovery, thinking about recovery or who identify with a lived experience of mental health or substance use disorders; or those looking for an alternative to the Uptown Block Party This event is geared toward young adults between ages 18-26! Costume Contest, Prizes, Food, and Non-alcoholic beverages FREE Admission Saturday, Oct. 27, 9pm-12am Sponsored by: The Gathering Place
The space is open to all levels and ages. The circle is not limited to drums, any and all acoustic instruments are welcome. Parking is free on the street and in the lot.
Food and alcoholic beverages allowed. B.Y.O.B. (I.D. required)
Friday, Oct. 19, 8-11pm
Suggested donation of 5-10$ would be appreciated to help support the space
MORE ABOUT THIS DRUM CIRCLE...
This is a safe space where you can come to be your truest self.
This is an intimate environment where you can put the worry of your days away
and become one with the rhythm. Whether you drum, dance, play another insturment, or just listen and take it in, there is a place here for everyone. There are no rules to participating in the sound. Even if you have never played an instrument, pick one up! There are plenty to borrow.
This group meets every 3rd Friday of the month at Arts West, 8-11p.m.