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Articles by Carol Simmons

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  • Celebrating dance and community

    The annual Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert will take place next Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    Locally based dancer Valerie Blackwell-Truitt might have become a professional singer. But dance is what called her.

  • Antioch School kids tell Bill Mullins’ story

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A recent theatrical storytelling residency at the Antioch School became an opportunity to learn and share a story from their own community history via the medium of live theater.

  • Conference digs into new research on soil health

    Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions is hosting a symposium Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24–25, that is devoted to the topic of soil.

  • Community unity powers D.C. Women’s March

    After riding through the night via chartered bus, and deposited in a Washington, D.C., parking lot after sunrise Saturday, Jan. 21, 55 women from Yellow Springs prepared to join hundreds of thousands of people from across the country streaming toward the National Mall for Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington. The bus passengers represented a portion of village residents who particpated in the historic event. (Submitted photo by Lydia, the busdriver)

    Local preparation for last weekend’s Women’s March on Washington may have been as significant for many Yellow Springs women, and for the community at large, as the actual march itself.

  • Local women to march on D.C.

    From left, Linda Sikes, Eve Fleck, Kate Mooneyham and Katie Rose Wright gathered Monday evening at Fleck’s home to crochet and knit pink, cat-eared “pussy” hats for participants in the Women’s March on Washington, Jan. 21, to wear. The women are participating in the Pussyhat Project, a national initiative tied to the march. Local resident Annie Blanchard is set to host several other hat-making gatherings at the Emporium at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, and Friday, Jan. 13. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    On Saturday, Jan. 21, the day after the presidential inauguration, hundreds of thousands of women from across the United States are planning to converge on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington.

  • Friends Music Camp fundraiser— A holiday blast of musical talent

    The annual holiday concert of staff and campers of Friends Music Camp will take place Friday, Dec. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Foundry Theater on the Antioch campus. Staff members and professional musicians Wendy Champney Enderle and Martha Hyde will perform, along with cellist Chiara Enderle, violinist Mathias Enderle and former campers Sam Salazar and Rory Papania, among others. The event raises money for camper scholarships. Shown above, Papania performed at the group’s 2016 summer benefit, which also took place in Yellow Springs. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    As the year comes to a close, an event that has become a tradition of the winter holiday season in Yellow Springs looks ahead as well to the warmth of summer and the tradition of summer camp, specifically Friends Music Camp, or FMC.

  • To Trump from you, via WYSO

    Jess Mador, WYSO’s new managing editor, is heading the “Dear Mr. President” project. (Submitted photo)

    If you could tell President-elect Donald Trump anything, what would it be?

  • At Wildflower, style and community

    Wildflower Salon has new digs. Owner Emily Anglemyer, right, moved the hair salon last month to the space formerly occupied by Brandt Gallery. Her friend and associate, Meghan Burrowes, left, recently joined her in the business. Previously co-located with Wildflower Boutique, the salon sought to expand. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    There isn’t a barber pole outside the new home for the Wildflower Salon, but proprietor Emily Anglemyer and her associate, Meghan Burrowes, hope that their hair salon offers the welcoming, community vibe of a classic barbershop.

  • Art gleams anew at Holiday Jumble

    The Holiday Art Jumble returns to Yellow Springs for its fifth year. A fundraiser for the Yellow Springs Arts Council, the “grand reshuffling” of art and artifacts is being held in the council’s Corry Street gallery during regular gallery hours, 1–4 p.m. Wednesdays–Sundays, now through Dec. 31. It is closed Nov. 24 and Dec. 25. Items will continue to be accepted through Dec. 20. (Submitted photo by Corrine Bayraktaroglu)

    The YS Arts Council’s 2016 Holiday Jumble opened to the public on Saturday, Nov. 19, and will run through Dec. 31.

  • ‘Give local’ on #YSGiving Tuesday

    Black Friday. Cyber Monday. The days immediately following Thanksgiving have become the widely accepted kickoff of the holiday-shopping season, with nicknames that reflect their consumer focus: “black” for a profitable ledger sheet; “cyber” for online shopping.

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