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Nicole Manieri will lead a free drum workshop

Nicole Manieri will lead a free drum workshop (Submitted)

 

Free healing drum workshop for women

A free workshop exploring percussion, song, and circle as a healing force for self and community will be offered this weekend.

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Arts (archives)

  •   #ysgram show focuses on the local

    A photo by Amy Hable of the tools of mural making in Kieth’s Alley, shown above, is one of many local images on display beginning Friday, March 20, at the #ysgram exhibit at the YSAC Gallery on Corry Street. The exhibit, which contains photos of local scenes by seven village photographers originally shown on Instagram, opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday. (Instagram photo by Amy Hable)Organizers of the #ysgram, the new show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery, want to offer villagers an opportunity to see familiar local sights in new ways.

  •   Snap a selfie with Jesus and Pilate

    Stars of “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Barry Dennen and Ted Neeley, will visit Yellow Springs for screenings of the film March 27–29 at the Little Art Theatre where they will answer questions and sign autographs. Dennen, left, played Pontius Pilate in the 1973 film; Neeley was in the role of Jesus. (Submitted photo)Just in time for Easter, locals will have the chance to snap a selfie with Jesus and Pontius Pilate. The stars who portrayed the Biblical figures in the 1973 film “Jesus Christ Superstar” will attend a weekend of screenings at the Little Art Theatre, March 27–29.

  •   West Side Story opens tonight

    The Jets of “West Side Story” perform an energetic self promoting number, starring from left, Duard Headley, Meredith Rowe, Bear Wright, Josh Seitz as Riff, Jonah Trillana, Ursula Kremer, Christina Brewer,   David Walker, and in front, Sumayah Chappelle and Zoe Williams. The show opens this weekend at the Antioch College Foundry Theater.Yellow Springs High School presents the spring musical "West Side Story" this weekend and next at the Antioch College Foundry Theater.

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Economy (archives)

  •   Talk municipal Internet at ‘Fiber Forum’

    THUMB_EconomyLocal organization Springs-Net, which is working toward bringing a municipal broadband network to Yellow Springs, will present a forum, "Building a Municipal Fiber Network in Yellow Springs," on Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., at the Miami Valley Educational Computer Association.

  •   Clifton earthship workshop announced

    imageLauren and Zac Craig of Dayton are building a 1970s design earthship in Clifton and recently announced a building workshop.

  •   Bicycle delivery service gears up

    012215_BikeDelivery3Corey Elbin launched Yellow Springs Delivery Service this month and is already pedaling around town rescuing those without transportation, time or both to run their errand.

Village Life (archives)

Government (archives)

  •   Balancing a low crime rate with high policing costs

    THUMB_Police While last year there were 28 murders in the City of Dayton and more than 1,200 violent crimes there, violence in Yellow Springs has barely been an issue, with an average of about three violent incidents each year for the last seven.

  •   Village Council — Yellow Springs backs marriage equality

    THUMB_VillageLifeAt their March 16 meeting, Village Council members unanimously passed a resolution supporting marriage equality, making the Village the third municipality in Ohio to endorse same-sex marriage.

  •   Need for drug task force in village eyed

    THUMB_PoliceTen years after first signing on with A.C.E. drug task force, Yellow Springs remains an active partner. However, the involvement of local police in the drug task force has become a topic of controversy.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   John W. Gray

    John W. GrayJohn W. Gray, of Yellow Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 19 at Kettering Hospital. He was 70.

  •   Richard Weston Fowler

    ObituaryRichard Weston Fowler

  •   Evan R. Dawson

    ObituaryEvan R. Dawson, son of the late J. Dudley and Leona Dawson of Yellow Springs, died suddenly on Feb. 3, in New York City. He was 81.

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