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Sharri Phillips mixed media piece, “Fairy Dollhouse,” was awarded the LeMiller People’s Choice Award. (Submitted photo)

Sharri Phillips mixed media piece, “Fairy Dollhouse,” was awarded the LeMiller People’s Choice Award. (Submitted photo)

Yellow Springs artist awarded LeMiller People’s Choice Award

Yellow Springs artist Sharri Paula Phillips was awarded the LeMiller People’s Choice Award for her piece, “Fairy Dollhouse.”

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  •   ‘Lend me your ears …’

    Shown above on Saturday night are, from left, Aaron Saari as Caesar; Carson Betts as Marc Antony; Elizabeth Lutz Warren as Calpurnia and Andrea Hansgen as Antony’s assistant. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” was performed outside and in the round last weekend on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, and the production continues this weekend at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22.

  •   Pop Wagner, homegrown cowboy, to perform

    Folk music performer and Yellow Springs native Pop Wagner returns home next week for a concert with The Corndrinkers, a regionally based oldtime stringband, Thursday, July 20, at Little Art Theatre. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $15, available at the theater. (Submitted photo by Dale Hanson)Musician and storyteller Pop Wagner makes no claim to being an actual cowboy, though he certainly looks the part, with his thick mustache, wide-brimmed hat and Western attire.

  •   A gutsy, pioneering sculptor

    The Herndon Gallery will host a retrospective solo exhibition of works by sculptor Renata Manasse Schwebel, Antioch class of 1953, opening with a reception and a gallery talk by the artist on Thursday, July 13. The reception, from 4–6 p.m., will kick off events for Antioch College 2017 reunion this weekend. Shown here in her student days at the Antioch Foundry, Schwebel’s later work has focused on mid- to large-scale non-objective metal pieces. (Submitted photo)Thirty-three works by New York-based sculptor and Antioch alumna Renata Manasse Schwebel will go on display Thursday, July 13, in a new one-person exhibition at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus.

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  •   Wander & Wonder into new store

    Jake Brummett, shown above, and his wife, Raina, recently opened Wander & Wonder, a store featuring outdoor lifestyle gear in the space formerly occupied by OATS and, before that, Urban Handmade. The couple sell products, including pet gear and hammocks, from environmentally responsible companies. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)Jake and Raina Brummett, owners of the newly opened outdoor lifestyle store Wander & Wonder, are no strangers to the trails and hiking spots throughout Yellow Springs.

  •   Only fresh and local for taco truck

    Miguel’s Tacos, the village’s newest food truck, serves up tacos and bowls made with fresh ingredients behind the Trail Tavern Thursdays through Sundays, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Shown above are the truck’s owner, Miguel Espinosa, at left, and David Boyer. (Submitted Photo )Locals may have noticed a new addition to the growing population of food trucks in the village. Miguel’s Tacos, located behind Asanda Imports in King’s yard, has quickly become a popular destination for authentic Mexican tacos.

  •   Jobs, business first choice for CBE land

    Most villagers who weighed in on the topic would like to see the land known as the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, used in a way that promotes local economic development.

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  •   Yucky balls and divine mud

    It’s been an unusually wet month. WHIOTV7 weather says we’ve had 4.04 inches of rain this month and that the normal amount of rain in July is 2.91 inches. "This isn’t T-ball,” Erin Fink exclaimed. “It’s mud ball!"

  •   Major League Baseball: Dodgers win season

    The 2017 Minor League post-season tournament lingers on, thanks to more rain last weekend that delayed the championship game not just once, but twice.

  •   Harold Wright— A bridger of words, and worlds

    Poet, poetry translator and retired Antioch College professor of Japanese language and literature, Harold Wright has lived in Yellow Springs since 1973. He’s made many dozens of trips to Japan over the years. Here, he’s pictured with his wife, Jonatha, on the porch of their North Winter Street home. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)It’s been a dozen years since Harold Wright’s last trip to Japan, the longest time he’s been away from the country he fell in love with as a young man. But this fall, he and his wife, Jonatha, will be flying to Tokyo as the honored guests of Emperor Meiji.

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  •   Stephen M. Alexander

    Stephen M. AlexanderStephen M. Alexander, of Canton, Mass., passed away July 19 at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He was 52.

  •   Mary McDonald Memorial

    A memorial for Mary McDonald will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2 p.m., at Glen Helen’s Vernet Building.

  •   Mary McDonald Memorial

    A memorial for Mary McDonald will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2 p.m., at Glen Helen’s Vernet Building.

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  •   Yucky balls and divine mud

    It’s been an unusually wet month. WHIOTV7 weather says we’ve had 4.04 inches of rain this month and that the normal amount of rain in July is 2.91 inches. "This isn’t T-ball,” Erin Fink exclaimed. “It’s mud ball!"

  •   Major League Baseball: Dodgers win season

    The 2017 Minor League post-season tournament lingers on, thanks to more rain last weekend that delayed the championship game not just once, but twice.

  •   A muddlicious time at T-ball

    I love the mud balls and mud puddles. In fact, I yearn for the days before the Village put in drainage pipes, which drain the field after a good rain, forever eliminating the great six-foot-diameter, 28 square feet of water puddles of yesteryear.