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The Calmus Ensemble from Leipzig, Germany to perform on Sunday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted Photo)

The Calmus Ensemble from Leipzig, Germany will perform on Sunday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted Photo)

Choral group to perform

The Calmus Ensemble will perform choral music on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church as part of Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

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  •   Music and friends at Cello Springs

    Yellow Springs becomes Cello Springs this week and next, with the debut of a cello festival that runs from Jan. 4–14 and includes several public performances. Pictured from left, festival organizers Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Chiara Enderle and Miriam Liske-Doorandish improvised together at the Foundry Theater before the Friends Music Camp benefit concert last Friday. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)For two weeks beginning Jan. 4, Yellow Springs will become Cello Springs — home to a cello festival that strings together music, friendship, family and love.

  •   Art for listening, understanding

    Standing in front of a wall-size poem by Umvikeli G. Scott Jones are Herndon Gallery Curater Jennifer Wenker, center, and student assistants Daniel Cox and Kathryn Olson. The poem is part of the new exhibit, “Living in Divided States,” which features the work of 50 area artists at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)Those entering the Herndon Gallery’s “Living in Divided States” exhibit will first hear the voices, female and male, rising and falling in pitch, in intensity.

  •   Bust of Wheeling Gaunt to be unveiled at art and history event

    The YS Arts Council and the YS Historical Society will host “Beyond Flour and Sugar: The Wheeling Gaunt Legacy and Yellow Springs In the Civil War Era” on Friday, Jan. 20, 6–9 p.m., at Antioch University Midwest.

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  •   Peaceful ball drop turns ugly

    Police from at least six municipalities and agencies joined Yellow Springs police in a presence downtown on the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop that many villagers found hostile and aggressive. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Kinner Fischer)Lance Rudegeair had dropped the New Year's ball at 12 a.m., and was still up on the ladder when the police car lights began flashing. Then came the sirens. It was 12:08 a.m. The sound was deafening.

  •   Eco-sattva: Climate compassion, action

    The Dharma Center and Community Solutions are partnering to offer an “eco-sattva” training beginning Jan. 12 to help villagers take mindful, effective action in response to climate change. Pictured outside the Dharma Center are, counterclockwise, course facilitators Saul Greenberg, Dione Greenberg and MJ Gentile, with Dharma Center Board Member Katie Egart. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)Eco-sattva, a blend of “ecology” and “bodhisattva,” the term refers to a person working for the well-being of all life in the face of environmental harm.

  •   MLK Day walk to take new route

    The 2017 MLK Jr. Day walk will take a new route on Monday, Jan. 16. (Photo by matt Minde)The theme of this year's MLK Jr. Day events will be “Love in Action: Justice. Building. Pursuing. Uniting.” The annual walk from Mills Lawn will take a new route this year.

Government (archives)

  •   Interim chief update

    The Village of Yellow Springs is beginning the process of finding an interim police chief since the resignation of Chief Dave Hale.

  •   Peaceful ball drop turns ugly

    Police from at least six municipalities and agencies joined Yellow Springs police in a presence downtown on the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop that many villagers found hostile and aggressive. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Kinner Fischer)Lance Rudegeair had dropped the New Year's ball at 12 a.m., and was still up on the ladder when the police car lights began flashing. Then came the sirens. It was 12:08 a.m. The sound was deafening.

  •   YSPD chief resigns; villagers demand better policing

    More than 250 villagers crowded into the Bryan Center gym Tuesday night for a special Council meeting about tensions with police at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. About 40 people spoke, including Ian MacDonald, above. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)On Tuesday evening a crowd overflowing the Bryan Center gym heard a statement from Police Chief Dave Hale offering his resignation in the aftermath of what many perceived as overly aggressive and hostile police behavior at the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Dorothy Hatfield Mitchell Gish

    Dorothy Hatfield Mitchell GishDorothy Hatfield Mitchell Gish passed away at the age of 97 on Jan. 5, 2017, at ActivCare Bressi Ranch in Carlsbad, Calif.

  •   William ‘Skip’ Brown

    William R. "Skip" BrownWilliam Richard “Skip” Brown, of Yellow Springs, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. He was 44.

  •   Gary E. Clapsaddle

    Gary E. Clapsaddle of Yellow Springs, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was 71.

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