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Sommer McGuire, Krissy Hartman and Ron Weber star in Jerry Holt's short, "Bagged."

Sommer McGuire, Krissy Hartman and Ron Weber star in Jerry Holt's short, "Bagged."

Ten Minute Play Festival hits the stage this weekend

The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents the Ten Minute Play Festival this Friday and Saturday night at the Presbyterian Church.

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  •   Classic doc at Little Art

    The 1929 silent film "Man with a Movie Camera" will show this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.The classic documentary, "Man with a Movie Camera" will show at the Little Art Theatre this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m.

  •   Film eyes microbiome at birth

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)The moment of birth is a joyful miracle — a time when the loving bond between parent and child is first formed. But something else is formed in that moment that could be the key to the child’s lifelong health, according to an award-winning 2014 documentary.

  •   Little Art, big schedule: ‘Nanook’ leads documentaries

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s the dead of winter. What to do? You still have to get out of the house once in a while. You still have to have some fun.

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  •   CMYS to present fundraiser screening

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs, or CMYS, will hold a social fundraising event in Yellow Springs on Sunday, Jan. 25, 4 p.m., at the Little Art Theatre. The event will feature a screening of the film "Music of the Heart" and a reception at the Winds Cafe.

  •   MLK Day march, events on Monday

    Bomani Moyenda was the MC of last year's celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Central Chapel AME Church.The village will celebrate the birthday of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a march and series of events.

  •   Glen Helen acquires Camp Greene

    The 30-acre property off Grinnell Road has a lodge and several rustic camp facilities.Glen Helen, with the help of several grants, purchased the former Camp Greene from the Girl Scouts last week.

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  •   Frank Isamu Kakoi

    012915_frank-kakoiFrank Isamu Kakoi passed away peacefully at Friends Care Community Center on Jan. 22 at the wondrous age of 94. Frank was born to his mother, Yeda Kakoi, and father, Zentaro Kakoi, in Los Angeles, Calif. He was the middle of five children. He was preceded in death by his siblings, George, Mary and Alice. […]

  •   Liz Visick

    012915_liz-visickElizabeth Visick, age 70, of Yellow Springs, died on Jan. 22 at her home, surrounded by family. She was born on Aug. 20, 1944, in Wales, and raised in Eastbourne, Sussex, by the late Hedley and Doreen Visick. In late 1962, Liz took a job as a student worker in a German castle in the […]

  •   Robert Murphy Jr.

    012215_robert-murphyMr. Robert Murphy Jr., was born in Detroit, Mich. on April 20, 1931. He resided in Greene County for 52 years. He departed this life early on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 15, at Greene Memorial Hospital. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Sr., and Ruth Hazel (Posey) Murphy, and two brothers, […]

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  •   Bulldog sports round-up

    Shanice Wright drove down the lane past a crowd of Miami Valley to sink a lay-up during the Yellow Springs High School girls varsity basketball team’s 51–32 home loss on Thursday. Wright, who scored 10 points in the contest, currently leads the league in rebounds with 8.2 per game. (Photo by Megan Bachman)BASKETBALL Boys win nail-biter at home The YSHS boys varsity basketball team is now 12-3 after an unexpected 38–36 hiccup at Middletown Christian early in the week and a heart-pounding 47–46 victory over Division 1 Stebbins on Saturday night. The Bulldogs led by as many as 14 in the Stebbins home game, but the Indians […]

  •   Girls fall short against Miami Valley

    DSC_0792The YSHS girls basketball team was outplayed at home on Thursday, where the team struggled to sink baskets.

  •   Bulldog sports round-up

    THUMB_PrintSWIMMING Chick makes finals of giant meet Last weekend, the YSHS swim team competed in the 32nd Southwest Ohio High School Coaches Classic, the largest swimming invitational in the nation. There were 110 participating schools and 2,900 athletes. The top 16 swimmers in each of the events swam in the finals in Cincinnati. Sophomore Olivia […]