Articles From March 2011

  • Rock and Roll

    AJ Warren challenges gravity (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The fourth annual Skate Music Fest was a big success this Sunday evening at the skate park.

  • All You Need is Love

    Tom Malcolm and Denise Runyoe lead participants in a Sufi dance. (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Yellow Springers participated in Sufi dancing before the YSKP show this Saturday.

  • Rainy relief and a rainbow

    A stunning rainbow stretched behind the Union School House on Thursday night. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A string of evening thunderstorms brought Yellow Springs relief from the recent spell of humid, hot weather and dry conditions on Thursday. They also produced a brilliant rainbow which arched high above the community.

  • Puppets, Persian poetry, and change

    The cast of YSKP’s latest production, The Conference of the Birds, jumped for joy at dress rehearsal in anticipation of the show’s opening on Thursday, July 8. Pictured are, from left, Lilli Rudolf, Talia Boutis, Jaylen Mitchell, Lenaya Leeds, Lindsey Leist, Greta Kremer, Anna Knippling and Lela Dewey. Obscured are Romy Farrar, Naomi Guth, Benjamin Green, Zeb Reichert and Alex Thorp.

    In its 16th year, YS Kids Playhouse continues to produce innovative youth theater for adults and children alike. Its latest musical, The Conference of Birds, explores themes of transformation and self-realization through a 12th-century desert fable.

  • Green towns offer new ideas

    As sustainability gains ground as an integral component of city planning, many municipalities across the country are creating ways to use less energy and ensure that the energy they use comes from renewable sources.

  • New Energy Board created

    At their July 6 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved the establishment of a Village Energy Board, an ongoing citizen volunteer group with a charge to work with Village staff to help reduce the Village’s carbon footprint in a variety of ways.

  • Arts group new home work of art

    Last Saturday Yellow Springs Arts Council members worked to help ready their new home on Xenia Avenue, the arched structure built by Alan Macbeth. The space will serve as a Welcome Center for the YS Experience, which kicks off Friday, July 9, at 4 p.m. at the building. Shown above are, seated in front, Arts Council Coordinator Carole Braun, Phyllis Schmidt, Jerome Borchers and Joanne Caputo. Standing in back are Sally Palmer, Michael Fleishman, Anita Brown, Michael Brown and Macbeth.

    Even artists can disagree about what, exactly, constitutes art, but the leaders of the Yellow Springs Arts Council are unified on this: the organization’s new space at Alan Macbeth’s Oten Gallery fits the description, and the space also offers the group a wealth of new opportunities.

  • ’Dogs welcomed by Wayne Wahoos

    The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs swam at two away meets this past week. On June 29, the Sea Dogs held their own against the Wayne Wahoos. On July 1, the Sea Dogs traveled to the home of the Clinton County Barracudas.

  • YS Youth Baseball

    The Indians continue to lead the 2010 Minor League with an undefeated record of 6–0 after a shortened week of play due to the July 4th holiday. They won their sixth straight game on Monday, June 28, in a 10–6 defeat of the Reds.

  • Basketball camp to start

    The Bulldog basketball program will hold a youth camp for boys and girls, ages 6 and up, July 14–17 at the Bryan Center outdoor courts. Camp brochures with registration information are available at the Yellow Springs school board office, local businesses and at www.bulldogbasketball.net .

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