Monday, April 23, 2018

ARTS/West Benefit Film Series

May 6-11 @ The Athena Cinema  

20 S Court Steet  Athens, OH

In an effort to raise money for the arts and celebrate local Geekdom, ARTS/West has partnered with the Athena Cinema to bring a unique film series to the Athens community. 

All tickets only $5

Film Schedule: 
The Iron Giant - Sunday, May 6th 1pm
Aliens - Monday, May 7th 7pm
Princess Mononoke (dubbed) - Tuesday, May 8th 7pm
Fellowship of the Ring - Wednesday, May 9th 7pm 
The Dark Knight - Thursday, May 10th 7pm 
Mad Max: Fury Road - Friday, May 11th 7pm 

The series will allow the community to experience these films on the big screen as they were meant to be seen, certain screenings will feature trivia, prizes, costumes, and promotion of local businesses. Bring friends, come in costume, and celebrate being a geek!

The film series is Geekdom for a good cause. All proceeds from the event go to Arts/West, a community based arts facility which is part of the city of Athens Parks & Recreation department and home to PRISM: LCBTQ After school Program, Athens Girls Rock Camp, Ohio Valley Summer Theater Camp, as well as other public performances, classes and workshops.

For more information call ARTS/West (740) 592-4315
For Ticket Information or advanced tickets Contact Athena Cinema

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

-Artifacts Gallery
-Athena Cinema
-Athens Transmission
-DJ B-Funk
-Muntean Health Care
-Ohio Brew Week
-DJ Barticus

Singing About Tuba Bob! 

SATB Choir Concert

Sunday, April 29th at 4pm

at ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH

A BENEFIT concert celebrating the life in music of Robert D Smith.  
Concert to benefit the Ohio University tuba scholarship fund.
Tickets available from choir members, ARTS/West and at the door: 
$10 suggested donation, $15 for families.

Athens Poet Laureate Reading 

Thursday, April 26th @ 7pm

At ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH

An evening of poetry and shenanigans. Be prepared to participate! Wine and savory snacks will be served. FREE and open to the public. 

Monday, April 09, 2018

Athens International Film & Video Festival Afterparty: 

Athens Noise Show Reunion 

presented by Nelsonville Music Festival

Sunday, April 15th 7:30-10pm

@ ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH 

The Nelsonville Music Festival is presenting a week full (April 9-15) of afterparties in Athens as part of the 45th annual Athens International Film and Video Festival! All shows are free! 

Sunday, April 15, 7:30 PM
ARTS/West, 132 W State St.

Athens Noise Show Reunion featuring

(Athens) – special performance of Xenakis with 6 drummers

Dinner of Swords 
(Athens) – experimental, improv, Athens Noise Show veterans

(Athens/Fairborn) – Appalachian drone duo
and more

Please check out the full schedule of the week's afterparties here:

For more information on the films visit:

For more information on NMF visit:

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Athens Jazz Festival Performance

Friday, April 13th at 7:30pm

at ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH

Featuring: Roger Hines with OU Jazz Faculty & Guests, 
& OU Jazz Ensemble II
FREE and open to the public. 

Contra Dance 

Saturday, April 14th at 7:30pm

at ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH

 Everyone is welcome - no partner needed, no experience needed. Kim Thompson & Adriane Mohlenkamp will be calling with tunes by the Up All Night String Band. A beginner's lesson starts at 7:30, with the dance running 8-10pm. More information at 
or 740-590-4102. $7/adults, $3/students, $15/family
Front & Center 

Saturday, April 14th  12-1pm

at ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH

ARTS/West presents a free musical performance & children's open stage for solo and ensemble music acts! The special guest this time will be Albert Rouzie, Greg Bikowski, and Steve Zarate. For more information, contact Trisha Lachman: 
FREE and open to the public. 

Monday, April 02, 2018

Herbs for Reproductive & Sexual Health

Thursday, April 12th 6-8pm

at ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, Oh

With Caty Crabb, Clinical Herbalist

$20- $30 sliding scale (Cash or check)

We will be talking about herbs that can help with:

● Balancing Hormones
● Prostate Health
● Fertility
● Menopausal issues and Andropause
● Menstrual cramps and PMS
● Erectile Dysfunction
● Breast health, and more!

Ever feel confused about how your hormones work? Want to know more about how to handle common problems that come up? Most of us experience difficulties with this system at some point in our lives. In this class, the details of how hormonal cycles work will be explained. We will discuss common ways things get out of balance and how herbs can help! Join us for information on everything from breast and prostate health, to menstrual issues from menarche through menopause, and more! You will learn specific actions of herbs that work on the reproductive/sexual health system and the best ways to take them.

Sign up at:, by calling 740-274-9494, or stop by the Wildfire Herbs booth at Athens Farmers Market on Saturdays 9am-noon inside the mall.