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Editor’s Choice – 01/12/11

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten The Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs offers two of my favorite things together for one low price: brunch and a movie. Every Sunday, you can enjoy an absolutely delicious brunch at The Winds Cafe, followed by a movie at The Little Art Theatre for only $15 per person. This […]

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Editor’s Pick – Foxy Boxing at The Harem

Foxy Boxing at The Harem By Nicole Wroten Every Wednesday night, The Harem Gentleman’s Club holds “Foxy Boxing,” where girls from the club host a “no holds barred” boxing match for all to see. “It’s like a UFC fight in a thong,” said owner Kevin Fox. Recently, the fights have morphed into more of a […]

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Orange Willard at Canal Street Tavern

Orange Willard at Canal Street Tavern By Nicole Wroten According to, well, themselves, Orange Willard has been called “the toast of Dayton,” a “local phenom,” and “a band to watch out for.” Come find out if they’re all those things yourself on January 1, at Cana Street Tavern where they’ll be performing with Authors and […]

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Go Rue for New Year’s

Editor’s Choice By Nicole Wroten Ring in the New Year with Chef Anne Kearney and Tom Sand with Rue Dumaine’s exclusive New Year’s Eve menu. Kearney is well-known for using ingredients that are bought locally and seasonally used. For New Year’s Eve, there will be one seating at 7:00 p.m., $125/person. The menu will include […]

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Editor’s Pick – 12/22/10

Ohio Classic II at Therapy Café By Nicole Wroten Sistine Promotions presents its annual event, “Ohio Classic” once again at Therapy Café on Tuesday, Dec. 28. The event will feature a showcase of DJs from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, as well as a highlight of local fashion and art. This year, Dayton local Althea Harper, […]

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Free concerts from DPO

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten As the heart of the holiday season approaches, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is offering two holiday concerts free of charge to holiday enthusiasts and music fans alike. The Carillon Brass consists of five DPO members and will host a free performance of the holiday series, Bach’s Lunch at 10 a,m, […]

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Santarchy back in Dayton

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten Santarchy started back in 1994 when several dozen Cheap Santa Suits paid a visit to downtown San Francisco for a night of Kringle Kaos. Every December for the last 17 years, Santas have been visiting cities around the world, engaging in a bit of Santarchy as part of the annual […]

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“The Wonder Bread Years” at Victoria Theatre

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten “The Wonder Bread Years” opened December 7 at Victoria Theatre. This production is a comic salute to the “Baby Boomer” generation that walks the line between stand-up and theatre. If you grew up in the ‘60s or ‘70s (or raised kids in those decades), you’ll remember the joy of these […]

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DPO’s ‘Twas the Night: Holiday at Home

DPO’s ‘Twas the Night: Holiday at Home By Nicole Wroten I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off the 2010 holiday season than with Dayton Philharmonic’s ‘Twas the Night: Holiday at Home, part of the Kettering Health Network’s SuperPops Series. The tour will take us to our own Gem City for the holidays. […]

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Editor’s Pick – Lisa Lampanelli

Editor’s Pick By Nicole Wroten Comedy’s lovable ‘Queen of Mean,’ Lisa Lampanelli will grace Dayton with her presence on Dec. 2 for a one-night-only performance at Victoria Theatre. According to her bio, Lampanelli is a cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker and a vial of estrogen. Well, she might be all that, but she can […]

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Home. Grown. History.

Troy celebrates 200 years by Janell Ward Photo: A group of friends spends time in Troy in 1888; photo: Troy […]

Biplanes and barnstormers

WACO Museum Fly-In lands in Troy by Andy Hertel Photo: A row of vintage biplanes on display in Troy; photo: […]

One good eye

Cyclops Festival returns for fourth DIY year By Tim Anderl Photo: Cyclops Festival, the handmade art and apparel event, will take […]

Causing an uproar

Godsmack shreds across the country By Alan Sculley Photo: Godsmack will perform on Aug. 17 at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati […]

Yellow Springs Theater Company

New company of professionals pushes theatrical boundaries By Joyell Nevins Photo: The Yellow Springs Theater Company rehearses D’Arc Comedy by wanda […]

Give it a spin

Whirled Festival of Tops By Jennifer Hanauer Lumpkin Photo: The festivities begin at 5 p.m. in the area north of the […]