Saturday, July 14, 2012

Girls Rock!

Tonight is the final showcase for the Athens Rock Camp for Girls!  Doors open at 7pm show's at 7:30.  Facebook event HERE

Athens Ohio Rock Camp For Girls is a one week, day camp. Girls will learn an instrument, form a band, write songs, and perform a show at the end of the week. Self-defense, stage presence, flyer making, booking shows, 4 track recording and other elective classes are also offered.


The Athens Ohio Rock Camp for Girls builds self esteem through music creation and performance. By providing workshops and technical training, we create leadership opportunities, cultivate a supportive community of peers and mentors, and encourage social change and the development of life skills.

Through community support and monetary donations, we are committed to keeping Athens Ohio Rock Camp for Girls as low cost as possible to enable participation for individuals from all economic backgrounds.

Monday, July 09, 2012

APE Center announces 2 more camps!

APE: Tomorrow is Today: Dance Camp for Teens
  • What: Partnering with the Athens Dance Collective and guest choreographer, Megan Payne participants learn repertoire, improve dance technique and choreograph and perform original choreography for social change!
  • Who: Open to Dancers/ Movers 12-17yo.
  • Cost: $215
  • When:  August 6th-10th 9am-4pm @ Factory Street studio
Performance August 11th 7pm

APE: Youth Voice: Performance Camp for Teens
  • What: Partnering with OU's Environmental Theatre Brigade participants practice delivery, physicality and script writing while crafting an art performance for social change.
  • Who: Open to youth 12-17yo.
  • Cost:  $185
  • When: August 6th-10th 9am-4pm @ ARTS/West
Performance August 11th 7pm
The Youth Voice/tomorrow is today camps are for students who have a developing global perspective and are capable of focused, thoughtful  engagement and creativity.

Registration forms for Youth Voice available HERE

Arts Mean Business!

The Athens Municipal Arts Commission,  in conjunction with Americans for the Arts has released the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study conducted in 2011, which presents quantitative data supporting the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture in Athens County as well as nationwide. 

Please join us for a public presentation of the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study and learn how you can benefit from advocacy and new strategies in wide-area marketing of the arts. Help support the local economy!

Public Presentations on:
  •     Monday, 7/9/12 City of Athens, City Council Chambers  at 7PM
  •     Tuesday, 7/10/12 Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville at 6PM
  •     Thursday, 7/12/12 ARTS/West in Athens at 6PM 
Want more information? Check out our video