Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Benefest is BACK

Benefest will take place at The Union, November 30th at 9pm




All proceeds made at Benefest at the Union will be donated to ARTS/west and The Gathering Place. So come bring your friends for a good time and a good cause!

Monday, November 26, 2012

Reappearance from The Local Girls!

The Local Girls will be returning to the stage at ARTS/west on
Sunday, December 9th at 3:30pm for their Annual Community Christmas Concert.
Last seen on November 10th, this talented trio performed for the Front and Center Program singing familiar and original pieces. A member of the audience also received the honor of a special birthday song performed by The Local Girls themselves!
We look forward to having this melodious group of woman for a second time around and hope you and your friends join us for this musically enchanting afternoon. You don't want to miss this fun-filled holiday event!

The Local Girls blog can be seen at

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Artisitc success

Art faculty member at Ohio University Lancaster, Rachel Clark, held a painting workshop on Saturday, November 10th. Kid's ages 6-13 arrived to the class with great enthusiasm for this creative and informative opportunity. The participants got to show off their artistic talents while learning everything from different brush techniques to the process of painting their own self-portrait!

To check out Rachel's online portfolio visit

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Appalachia RESIST!

Anti-fracking activists,Appalachia Resist! will be hosting a panel discussion on fracking in Southeast, Ohio at ARTS/west on Friday, November 16th at 7:00pm.
Panelists include Nathan Johnson of the Buckeye Forest council, Teresa Mills an injection well expert, Natalie Kruse, assistant professor this quarter in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and a member of Radical Action for Mountain Peoples Survival(RAMPS).

This event kicks off Appalachia Resist!s first ever ACTION CAMP, and promises to be an informative and inspirational evening. A weekend of workshops will be held in Amesville at the old Amesville Elementary on November 17th and 18th from 9:00am-6:00pm.

For more information, to view the schedule and to register visit:

Monday, November 12, 2012

Annual Exotic Market Sale

MANY MOONS returns to ARTS/West for their annual sale!

Exclusive items that will be featured:
Jewelry, wood and metal sculptures, textiles, sacred objects and unusual gift items.
All items have been personally selected from travels to
You won't find these items anywhere else!

The sale will take place in the basement of ARTS/west
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17 from 10:00am-6:00pm and
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18 from 1:00pm-6:00 pm

Join us for some fun and exotic shopping!
Sri Menakshi Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu in Southern India