Wednesday, September 18, 2013

ARTS/West and Ohio Valley Live Presents "Parents Rock!"

The Ohio Valley Summer Theater (OVST) will present Ohio Valley Live: Parents Rock!, a sketch comedy/live music show at ARTS/West on September 20th and 21st for visiting OHIO parents and the community. Performances are at 6 and 8pm each night with a cash bar and snacks available. Tickets are $15 and include one free drink. The house band is local 80’s cover favorite Holy Spicoli, performing live alongside local comedic actors.

Call 740-517-0503 for reserved seats, or going online at . We’re also online at or

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Front & Center with Rob Kroutel

Ron Kroutel, jazz pianist, took the stage this past Saturday, for one of ARTS/West's favorite recurring events: Front and Center! This musical children's club is at the start of its 17th year. Over the years, many, many local musicians have dedicated their time to inspire children musically. Front and Center has been with ARTS/West since 2005, and Saturday was their first show since the new renovations! 

Friday, September 13, 2013

Front & Center is back!

You are invited to

a free music event for school age kids at


second Saturday of each month (Sept.-May) noon - 1pm

September 14th special guest: pianist

Ron Kroutel

second half of event is always open stage for any kids, solo or group,
to share instrumental or vocal music -- if you choose.

Or just listen and enjoy!

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Check out Calliope Feminist Choir's upcoming open rehearsals and see if you'd like to join!

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

We are selling our pews!

ARTS/West, Athens Community Gateway to the Arts  is currently undergoing renovations and is replacing the pews in the performance space with new seating. The City of Athens has authorized the sale of the old solid oak pews to the public for $150 each. These pews are 16 feet long and must be transported by the buyer before August 28, 2013. Pews are first come first served and will not be held. Please contact Chelsa Peterson at 740-592-4315 for more information or to make a purchase. There are currently 10 pews left available for purchase. All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. Pews are sold as is where is. 
The 10 pews that are left!

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Volunteers Needed For New Renovations

ARTS/West needs YOUR HELP!
With the many new improvements happening at our facility, we are in need of volunteers to help remove the carpet in the performance space on August 26th, 10:00am-8:00pm. If interested please contact us at or (740) 592-4315. 

Come be a part of making the new renovations possible at ARTS/West!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Rocky Horror Picture Show coming to ARTS/West!

Get out your Frankenfurter costume because ARTS/West will be showing Rocky Horror Picture Show twice in October. On Thursday, October 24th at 7:30 pm and again on Friday, October 25th at 7:30 pm. $5 suggested donation. 

Please DO NOT bring props - we will have a newly remodeled performance space so many things are not permitted. ARTS/West will be selling props packets for those who want them. 

"I see you shiver with antici........pation"