Seeking Entries For Art Show

November 25, 2015

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The Vern Riffe Center is partnering with the folks at CMAR Clothing to put together what we hope will be the first of many Art After Hours events on January 28th.  There will be music, food, art and all sorts of fun stuff.

But first we need some artists.

Right now we are looking for artists interested in participating in showing and selling their art.  We will be accepting applications with work samples until January 16.

Just download the form fillable application and send it to You can also send inquires there as well.


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Stagehands Needed- Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

September 17, 2015

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Learn What Happens Backstage on a Broadway show tour.

Stagehands are needed to help with the load in and load out for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on Sunday, October 11.

Load in will start at 8 am and typically ends around 1 -2 pm

Load out starts at approximately 9:30/10:00 pm and runs until 1-2 am.

For more information and to sign up, contact Leo Schlosser at 740-351-3699

Oak Ridge Boys On Sale Date

June 26, 2015



Tickets for the annual Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Concert will go on sale Wednesday, August 5 at 10:00 am at the Vern Riffe Center’s McKinley Box Office.

The performance is schedule for Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 pm.

Due to the high volume of walk up and phone business we typically receive when the show first goes on sale, we encourage people to continue to try to call throughout the day or purchase tickets online through Ticketmaster.

We apologize for any difficulty you may have purchasing tickets at that time. Generally the phone and window traffic clears up around noon so you are welcome to call after that point.

2015-2016 Season

June 22, 2015

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The 2015-2016 Season marks the 20th year that Shawnee State University and Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association have partnered to bring exciting and intriguing performances to southern Ohio.

Subscribers may renew their subscriptions at this time. Individuals and new subscribers may begin purchasing tickets starting July 13.

We hope you will join us for what promises to be a fun year of events.

Welcome To The New Website

June 22, 2015

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We have been working to make the Vern Riffe Center website more welcoming and informative.  On this site, you will find expanded information about our performance and gallery spaces;  better details about our events, including free workshops and gallery openings; and insights about the public art works located around the building.

We hope you enjoy the new look. Let us know what other information may be helpful to you.