Taken together, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and John Milton (who wrote “Paradise Lost”) help explain evil and God.
A bar raid five decades ago—and the urban uprising that followed—remain at the center of Pride movement history, local LGBTQ+ activists said.
The Oxford Museum Association seeks volunteers to help stage the 54th Annual Hueston Woods Arts & Crafts Fair, Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. It will run from 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. both days. The earliest volunteers will arrive is 9:30 a.m. depending on which position is selected. No volunteer is asked to work more than a two -hour shift.
The fair is the major fundraiser for preserving Oxford historical sites and providing educational programing through the museums.
To sign up to volunteer on Saturday, June 8.
To sign up to volunteer on Sunday, June 9.
Follow the instructions and select a time slot that fits your schedule. Volunteer opportunities include food service, parking/gate attendants, hosting the Doty House, hosting the Barn and staffing the museum association volunteers tent. Volunteers receive free admission to the fair
This week marked the start of the Midpointe Library’s Summer Concert Series in the city of Trenton, Ohio. The series is hosted at the Trenton Amphitheater, an outdoor venue at the community park, which will feature a different musical performance every month throughout the rest of the summer.
On Thursday, May 23, The Hiding, a local band performing a variety of rock, country, and blues, kicked off the series. The next show is set for Thursday, June 20, at 6 p.m. and will feature The Gamut, a local Cincinnati rock band.
All performances in the Summer Concert Series are free, family friendly and host local food trucks and breweries.
Oxford Community Arts Center presents Oxford Sings from 7 p.m.— 8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 26, showcasing members of the community performing to support a local cause.
This month beneficiary of the concert is Destination Imagination, a volunteer-led educational non-profit that teaches STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) principals to kindergarten through university level students around the world.
The musical evening will feature performances by Marsh McQueen, Damon Byrd, the Talawanda DINamics Divas, students of Studio 318 and students from the Oxford Music Academy.
Tickets are $5 at the door and attendees are encouraged to bring some extra cash for the bake sale and other snacks.
The Plein Air Painters of Oxford will hold one of their twice-monthly “paint outs” at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 27, at the Oxford Community Arts Center.
The group has no board, officers or regular meetings. Although, it usually gathers on the second and fourth Monday of each month. Anyone who wants to participate is invited to come.
En Plein Air or plein air painting, is a French term meaning “open (in full) air,” or painting outdoors, according to the arts center. During inclement weather, the group has been known to set up on the art center’s covered porch or even in a room inside the building. For additional information, contact Debra@ArtistryFarm.com.
The last guided Oxford Walking Tour of National Historic Preservation Month takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 25, along Oxford’s East Vine Street.
Walkers will see and hear about a stretch of 20th century bungalows and homes where Miami faculty once lived.
The free event is sponsored by the Smith History Library Outreach Program, McGuffey House & Museum and Oxford’s Historic & Architectural Preservation Commission. Participants should meet in front of 301 N. Poplar St.
Host Larry Wayt will lead an old-fashioned hootenanny at 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the Lane Library, 441 S. Locust St., Oxford.
There will be plenty of foot-stomping and guitar-picking in this acoustical jam party. Wayt will touch on the principles and etiquette of jamming, while leading the audience in old and new tunes. The event is open to beginners and experienced musicians. Bring your instruments and plenty of enthusiasm.
Audubon Miami Valley will host an event on Monday on Leaf-Cutter Ants. The cooperative creatures may be small, but they play a big role in the rainforest.
Our reviewer reports on the charms of a restaurant that is just bucolic enough.
Last Friday, advocates of the second amendment marched on Miami's campus. The event was organized by Jeffry Smith.
Dancing with the Stars-Oxford Style! returned to the Community Arts Center after a four-year hiatus.
Two new vendors will sell Italian cookies and ketogenic foods that can help reduce weight gained from eating Italian cookies.
Students for Israel at Miami and the Hillel Association of Jewish Students hosted IsraelFest to mark the nation’s 71st year.