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Grind and unwind

Spring in Springs skateboarding, music and art skate park event By Josher Lumpkin This weekend, Yellow Springs Skate Park will come to life, as skaters from all over the Miami Valley will convene there to bust gnarly tricks.  Spring in Springs, a fundraiser for the skate park, will be in full effect.  With seven bands […]

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Saving lives. Period.

Days for Girls, empowering and educating women worldwide at Antioch By Lisa Bennett A crisis is affecting women around the globe. One so insidious, it causes one in four women in India to drop out of school—and affects the livelihoods, health and futures of millions more. In some places like Kenya, Africa, it forces young […]

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It’s in the stars

Internationally renowned Zodiac Trio performs in Yellow Springs By Lisa Bennett On May 29, 1913, crowds packed into the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris. The crowd, expecting a typical performance excellence by the Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes Company, was so taken aback by the avant-garde presentation by composer Igor Stravinsky that near riots erupted in […]

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Trash to treasure

Artist Anna Burke’s recycled mediums at Yellow Springs Arts Council By Tara Pettit Local artist Anna Burke is a recognizable by-product of her Yellow Springs environment. In one way, her work exudes inspiration found in the natural landscapes that surround Yellow Springs, reflecting the ecological soul of the small town. In another way, her work […]

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Cosmotet

Chamber Music Yellow Springs presents the cosmopolitan Imani Winds quintet By Joyell Nevins Photo: Imani Winds will play on Sunday, Feb. 21, at the Yellow Springs First Presbyterian Church; photo: Pierre Lidar Chamber Music Yellow Springs (CMYS) has been bringing classical chamber music to the hallowed halls of First Presbyterian Church since 1980. This time, […]

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Life after death

YS Arts Council celebrates It’s Still Life By Erin Callahan Photo: Corrine Bayraktaroglu, Still Life and Sketchbook on Coffee Table “You can use anything that does not move or is dead.” This is the criteria for this year’s Members Show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council (YSAC)—which leaves the participants with an abundance of artistic […]

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Step into my office

Pierre Nagley makes Yellow Springs his gallery One has to be quiet while walking up the steep, narrow set of stairs leading to Pierre Nagley’s studio in Yellow Springs. The space sits above the Little Art Theatre (think Greene County’s answer to The Neon downtown), and too much noise from the upper floors might disturb […]

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Something in the watercolor

Libby Rudolf’s paintings on display at Yellow Springs Brewery There’s an old adage that says, “Once an artist, always an artist.” For artist Libby Rudolf, those words hold more than just a kernel of truth. Born in Jamestown, New York, Rudolf spent much of her childhood moving around to different parts of the country. “I […]

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Art & Soul

Yellow Springs’ art fair connects art to community By Tara Pettit Photo: The Art & Soul Fair takes place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 21 in Yellow Springs Sometimes we miss seeing the forest for its trees. Similarly with art, sometimes we miss seeing its expansive, communal nature when we make it into something hyper-personalized, […]

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25 years, 25,000 acres

Tecumseh Land Trust, local artists partner in natural landscapes exhibition By Tara Pettit Photo: Steven Walker, The Other Side of the Creek, on view as part of the 25/25 landscape art show at Winds Cafe in Yellow Springs An unexplainable, intrinsic connection exists between art and nature. The powerful connection is a reminder of how […]

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Vitality Check: 4/26/16

Heeeeeere’s Rocco! By Rocco Castellano What’s up b–ches? I’m back! I know all of you were wondering where I went […]

More than a building

Troy walking history tours offer a deeper look By Don Hurst On Friday April 29, Downtown Troy’s past will come […]

Be Well Marsha: 4/19/16

Toast to joy By Marsha Bonhart Shhhh … I have a secret. It’s one I am willing to share, despite […]

On Your Marc: 4/19/16

Dayton, the start of it all By Marc Katz It was a dark and stormy winter—yeah, with snow piled up […]

On Your Marc: 4/12/16

UD a place to emulate By Marc Katz When Wright State University was introducing its new men’s basketball coach Scott […]

Be Well, Marsha: 4/12/16

One tooth at a time By Marsha Bonhart “All I want for Christmas … “ Completing that popular little ditty […]