Articles From March 2011

  • Yellow Springs quite the Experience

    A colorful hula hoop was the perfect prop for the Cirque Carnival last Friday night (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Cirque Carnival was a colorful spectacle of Yellow Springs creativity.

  • VIDEO: Bachtell illustrates for the New Yorker

    Tom Bachtell in his Chicago studio, surrounded by his caricatures. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs High School graduate Tom Bachtell draws weekly caricatures for the “Talk of the Town” section of the New Yorker. See a video of his process.

  • Council Meeting Agenda

    Village Council Meeting Agenda, Monday, July 18, 2011, 7 p.m.

  • Public Meetings

    Village Of Yellow Springs Public Meetings

  • Moulton to read from her new book

    Photo by Megan Bachman Kathy Moulton, who draws animal characters from her studio on West Center College Street, most recently wrote and illustrated a series of children’s books. She will read from them this Saturday, July 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Village Artisans. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Kathy Moulton, best known for her playful drawings populating Yellow Springs locales with animal characters — birds flocking to the Little Art Theatre, hyenas laughing it up at Ha Ha Pizza — has published four new children’s books starring rabbits, kittens, raccoons and kids

  • Village elders are older, bolder and full of talent

    Older is bolder in Yellow Springs, thanks to a community where self-expression and creativity don’t wane with age and to a Senior Center that wants to draw on its elder talent.

  • ‘Cotton Club’ the new hot spot

    At the entrance to The Cotton Club, Old Hostess (Greta Kremer) stands by to receive the nightly guests, while gangsters Speak Easy (Jonah Trillana) and Peg-leg Bates (C.J. Johnson) lean in to wait for their boss, Big Frenchy, to enter and hustle up some dough for their bootleg hooch. The joint really starts jumping when the band starts tootin’ for the YS Kids Playhouse production of The Cotton Club, begining tonight, Thursday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the college amphitheater. The show runs this weekend and next. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Hey, did you hear? There’s a new juice joint in town! Out in Harlem, aka the Antioch College Amphitheater — run by the bosses at YS Kids Playhouse. They say it’s the cat’s meow, but you gotta be a big cheese to get in, or else you gotta be one of the swells.

  • Village gives business a hand

    Last week it looked like Yellow Springs might lose another of its small but growing businesses to a neighboring community. But due to creative thinking and swift action from the Village, e-Health Data Solutions now has a chance at leasing a bigger space and remaining inside the village.

  • YS Experience focus on creativity

    Organizers and participants in the upcoming YS Experience weekend include, from left, clockwise: Matt Housh, drummer for The Show; dancer Jill Becker; Mindy Harney, organizer of Cirque Carnival; metalsmith Rhonda Newsome; artist Deb Housh; artist and organizer Nancy Mellon (below); artist Sarah Strong; and artist and musician Ryan Henry of The Show. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Organizers of the Yellow Springs Experience are doing some things differently than at the event’s debut last year. In 2011 the Experience takes place in one event-packed weekend rather than being spread out over a week, and more activities are free and aimed at local participants.

  • Dominick Cermele

    Dominick Joseph “Dick” Cermele died Saturday, July 9. He was 82. Dick received his undergraduate degree from Antioch College in 1957, masters degree from Boston University and PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1977. Dominick was a professor of theater and film at University of Toledo, University of South Florida, Tampa, University of Michigan, […]