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Saving lives. Period.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Let’s go to the hop

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Doors open for annual Art House-Hop By Gary Spencer Photo: Sivilla-Saez, Notre Dame, Paris – just one of the many pieces of art including paintings sculpture and furniture on view during the Yellow Springs Art House-Hop Most of us have been to at least one art exhibition at some point in our lives. And even […]

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This ain’t Orwell

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Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse down on ‘The Farm’ By CC Hutten Photo: Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will present “The Farm” July 16-26 at the Antioch Area Ampitheater; photo: Tod Tyslan The Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, founded in 1995, is a summer theater experience for young people, under the mission to cultivate youth development in the […]

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What do you see?

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Monday Morning Artists ‘reflect’ on inspiration By John Hamilton Photo: Yuki Hall, Grinnell Mill In the small village of Yellow Springs, Ohio, there is a library. As you go through the main entrance, you’ll notice a display case full of miscellaneous little pieces of arts and crafts, each created by someone in Yellow Springs, a […]

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The (he)Art of the community

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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

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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

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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

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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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Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/19

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Major key Last weekend a local couple was watching TV in their living room, having a relaxing evening, when suddenly […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/12

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Jesus take the wheel A local couple recently decided to visit their church on a particularly warm and muggy Sunday […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/5

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Flightless In a local park, police were dispatched to the crime scene. A woman called the police when she realized […]

The Docket: 8/29

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Stolen in a nanosecond Just last week a woman visited her local sheriff’s office to place a tip on a […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 8/22

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Totally secure knot …not In a local home a garage door was broken into. This garage door was perfectly secured […]