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Wind Symphony to preview Carnegie Hall show; meet the people making moonshine in Ohio

Here's what you need to know for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017:

News

  • Ohio University officially named its new president. (The Post)
  • People are making moonshine legally in southeast Ohio. (The Post)

Good morning,

Carnegie Hall — the world-renowned concert hall in midtown Manhattan — is a more than eight-hour drive from Athens, but you can get a taste of it on campus tonight.

Ohio University’s Wind Symphony is slated to perform at Carnegie Hall on Monday as part of a celebration of the School of Music’s 100th anniversary, but the group will give a preview of its show tonight at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

The Wind Symphony will perform seven pieces, some of which were composed by OU professors, a graduate student in the symphony told The Post.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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Weather

High of 68 degrees with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

Scores and Game Times

Women’s basketball fell to Buffalo Wednesday night.

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