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The (he)Art of the community

Yellow Springs Art Stroll celebrates local artists By Katie Christoff Photo: Yellow Springs Art Stroll, a chance to explore the galleries and meet Yellow Springs artists, begins at 6 p.m. June 19; photo: Karen Wintrow Yellow Springs is a town full of artists, and on June 19, neighbors and visitors will be able to view […]

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The village under the rainbow

Yellow Springs Pride weekend By Katie Fender Photo: This year, the Yellow Springs Pride festivities put a focus on family-oriented activities Everybody, it’s time to celebrate the Yellow Springs Pride Parade. That’s right, everybody. Chasilee Crawford, an event organizer for the pride festivities, says this year, they are making this day a family affair. “This […]

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Tails, tributes and tattoos

Gailz Tattooz makes your pet last forever By Katie Fender Photo: Gail Carter of Gailz Tattooz says the average pet tattoo takes 1-3 hours; photo: Gail Carter Everyone has heard the saying “dog is a man’s best friend.” That saying is most likely heard so often because it is so relatable. It is not unusual […]

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They work hard for the kibble

The working pets of Yellow Springs By katie christoff 1. Thelonious – Black Pug Bike Repair Named after jazz legend Thelonious Monk, Thelonious of Black Pug Bike Repair serves as the logo for Chris Worrell’s business, run out of his garage in Yellow Springs. 2. George, Sylvester, Sylvey – Bonadies Glass Studio George (top), Sylvester […]

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Liberation literature

Yellow Springs author Virginia Hamilton leaves lasting impact By Erin Callahan Photo: Author Virginia Hamilton and her husband, poet Arnold Adoff; photo contributed by Bruce Cornett If Virginia Hamilton wore a “Hello, my name is,” tag, several descriptions could have been written – working mother, African-American writer, or African-American female writer. As her husband and […]

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Art meets Ag at Antioch College

AgriCULTURE exhibit at Herndon Gallery By Lisa Bennett Photo: Jeff Schmuki, Homestead III; photo: Dennie Eagleson What do agriculture and art have in common? Antioch College! Nestled in the quaint town of Yellow Springs, Antioch College is home to one of the most unique art displays in the region. This is the AgriCULTURE exhibit. From […]

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#YSGram

Yellow Springs, as seen on Instagram By Janell R. Ward Photo: photo: Sandi Sharp Come see Yellow Springs through the eyes of the community. March 20-April 12, the Yellow Springs Arts Council presents #YSgram, featuring photos of the city of Yellow Springs, as seen by Instagram. In 1846, after the Little Miami Railroad was completed, […]

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You’ve come a long way, baby!

Annual Women’s Voices out Loud still a hot ticket By Tammy Newsom Photo: Sage HaleWolf, “grrr” Once upon a time, a few female artists got together in Yellow Springs to lose their inhibitions and “sing it out loud.” Some were afraid to be heard at first, but the event went off like a bell, and […]

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Under the spell

Yellow Springs Theater Company stages “Godspell” By Gary Spencer Photo: Director Robert Campbell [standing, forefront] rehearses with Yellow Springs Theater Company Godspell castmembers Faith can be a touchy subject. In the soul-hardened world of the 2000s, trying to connect with a faith or religion may seem like a daunting task. Being bombarded on a daily […]

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The Artsy Adventures of the JafaGirls

Just when you thought you had seen everything By Tor Gregory Simms Photo: Nancy Mellon and Corrine Bayraktaroglu; photo: Scott Kissell If you happen to be in Yellow Springs and you run into the poo fairy, you have officially been introduced to the artsy adventures of the JafaGirls. But Nancy Mellon and Corrine Bayraktaroglu don’t […]

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News of the weird: 06/30

By Chuck Shepherd   What Cannibals Can Teach Us Researchers studying the human-brain-eating Fore tribe of Papua New Guinea reported […]

Advice Goddess: 6/30

By Amy Alkon   Owe, Baby, Baby My girlfriend always cries that she’s “broke.” I just ended up buying her […]

The Docket: 06/30

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim Researched and reported by Amanda Dee   Man sorry for accidentally lurking nude At 6:30 […]

Chew on this: 06/30

Back-of-the-envelope nutrition By Jayne Powers   From picking quality carbohydrates to protein powders and dietary supplements, there are scores of […]

Advice Goddess: 6/23

By Amy Alkon Rise And Spine My fiancé is good friends with his ex-girlfriend from college. (We’re all in our […]

30 feet of Abe

Lincoln’s legacy lives on in Troy By John Hamilton Photo: A monumental “Modern Man” discusses the Gettysburg Address with a […]