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Five rivers, 18 MetroParks to explore

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What started as a summer vacation pastime—fishing at Indian Lake with her dad—has turned into a passion for Paula Smith. Now, she’s president of the Miami Valley Fly Fishers club and often can be found catch-and-release fishing on local rivers. “Fishing is about the most relaxing thing you can do. There’s nothing like being out […]

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Three’s a charm

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Springsfest music festival returns to Yellow Springs Guided by Voices await further instructions. Kevin March, Bob Pollard, Doug Gillard, Mark Shue (l-r), and Bobby Bare, Jr. (front) by Tim Walker Summer sun, craft beer, and a lineup of great bands are a combination that can’t be beat. And when you take a day filled with […]

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No country for an old “Sicario”

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A few years ago, we learned what a “sicario” was, thanks to screenwriter Taylor Sheridan (who with “Wind River” has proven to be a fantastic crime-fiction writer-director) and director Denis Villeneuve. In simple terms, the appellation is Spanish for a hitman, but in their broodingly brutal film, the “Sicario” in question was a man named […]

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Art Everywhere

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The Village Artisans presents members exhibit Trivia question for artists, particularly painters: What does the acronym ROY G. BIV stand for? For the answer, visit The Village Artisans in Yellow Springs for their newest members’ exhibit. Back in high school science class, most of us learned about ROY G. BIV as an acronym to help […]

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Roger Daltrey: the original Tommy himself

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Roger Daltrey has nothing left to prove. He’s a bona fide living legend: lead singer and founder of The Who, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Kennedy Center Honors recipient, among many other awards and accolades. Perhaps most impressive is that with The Who he’s sold over 100 million records and counting. […]

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Your ticket to a vital community

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The newspaper you are holding right now is, at heart, one thing: a collaborative effort. Writers, artists, photographers, administrators, and many others come together under stressful deadlines to deliver this product every week at no cost to our citizens. It is also a civic asset because it helps weave social fabric by increasing awareness of […]

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Debate 6/26: Importing domestic violence?

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Q: Should persons seeking to escape domestic violence be granted asylum in the United States? Another week, and more drama on the immigration front. This past week, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned a decision enacted by the Obama administration that would allow women fleeing domestic violence in foreign countries to be granted asylum […]

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Building character through building characters

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Dare to Defy, also known as D2D, is one of the most recent musical theatrical production companies to plant their roots in the Dayton area. They have just completed their third season and are already in full-swing preparations for their fourth that will start in the fall. Throughout this summer though, they are spearheading a […]

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The long con of “American Animals”

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Is this the new definition of true-crime reality? Jared Abrahamson, Evan Peters, Blake Jenner, and Barry Keoghan (l-r) By T.T. Stern-Enzi Truth, no matter how much we disagree, has always been about perception. Two people view the same incident. Stop. Do two people actually view the same incident? From their different vantage points (even if […]

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Happy Birthday to U.S.

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Dayton has always been a patriotic town, which is a natural fit for the birthplace of aviation. Each year, communities all across the Miami Valley show their true colors for the Fourth of July. In the spirit of the upcoming holiday, the Dayton City Paper offers the following guide to some of the local celebrations.

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Motown Magic

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Motown is back! Prepare to immerse yourself in the Motown sound—music that spun gold for the hitmakers of the 1970s—as the vocal group Masters of Soul (MOS) takes the stage at the Springfield Arts Center. MOS is preparing a soul music reunion of beloved and renowned Motown acts of the 1970s. The most iconic names […]

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Rockin’ all 50 states

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The well traveled, Toledo-born and Nashville-based musician Zak Shaffer is set to perform at the Dublin Pub on June 29 as part of his ongoing “Fifty States Tour.” Shaffer is armed with an acoustic guitar and a malleable voice that can effortlessly slide between a rocking yet soulful growl to a smooth country croon and […]

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Bringing the classic boom

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Black Violin is coming to Dayton to jam with local youth at the Fraze. Violinist Kev Marcus with violist Wil B created a sound and experience that not only crosses genre’s, breaking stereotypes but shows how music can truly unite people. Black Violin began in high school, was nurtured in college and passed the ultimate […]

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Destination: Troy

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The Lovers headline Fridays on Prouty Concert on June 29 The Fridays on Prouty concert series in downtown Troy kicks off June 29th at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by the country music duo of Amanda June and Cole Vosbury, otherwise known as The Lovers.

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History by the [Beer] Can

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Good beer is nothing new in Dayton. Our city was once home to dozens of breweries in the days before Prohibition. The 1919 Volstead Act effectively put most of them out of business, but the craft beer movement has returned brewing to the city over the last five years. One of those Gem City craft […]

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Summer Sun and Salutations

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You’ve seen it throughout your social media feed, you hear about a friend’s awesome class over a cup of coffee, or perhaps you pass by a window while one is in session. It’s the workout that has dominated the nation for decades, and the world for even longer: Yoga. The definition of yoga is wordy, […]

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Yes, Flying Saucers Do Exist!

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Please don’t call it Frisbee. Colorful flying plastic discs fill the air around this time of year, tossed from hand […]

Debate 7/10: You’ve got mail…for now!

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Who in their wildest dreams thought Donald Trump could be a consensus builder? Certainly not me. Donald has done something […]

Bubbles to beat the brunch backlash

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I casually peruse food articles, as you might guess. One emerging set of hot takes seems to revolve around brunch. […]

Jump, jive, and wail!

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Since 1982, Muse Machine has been a staple of many lives in the Miami Valley. Over 76,000 lives, each year, […]

A Monument to Insurrection

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Dayton Society of Artists’ special summer exhibit Alan Pocaro, The Distance Between Us When We Communicate (Detail) By Tim Smith […]