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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 39

  • With chess, thinking and fun unite

    During last week’s tournament that wrapped the Emily Bailey Arts Residency, local chess mentor Omar Durrani counseled Antioch School students on their chess moves. Counterclockwise from bottom left are Marin Wirrig, Ceron Gomez, Henry Wirrig, Tim Bold, Tahlia Potter and Lida Boutis. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Older Group boys at the Antioch School began lobbying about a year ago to make chess the focus of the school’s annual artist-in-residency for the annual Emily Bailey arts residency.

  • CMYS to host guitar quartet

    The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will perform this Sunday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs season.

    The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will perform on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church as the third concert of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs season.

  • Yellow Springs history in spotlight

    Historic buildings covered by Robin Heise in her talk this Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Senior Center will include the Barr property, top left, the Carr House, top right, and the Mucher home on Walnut Street.

    Robin Heise, a graduate student in public history at Wright State, will give a talk this Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Senior Center on her research on local historical buildings.

  • New chair for board

    The Antioch College Board of Trustees this week appointed Frances Degen Horowitz, ’54, as board chair, replacing Lee Morgan, ’66. Morgan will remain on the board as vice-chair, according to a press release, but will focus on fundraising.

  • Eagleson new creative director at college

    Dennie Eagleson

    Former longtime Antioch College faculty member Dennie Eagleson has returned to the college in the new half-time position of creative director, the college announced earlier this month.

  • The revelation of being a painter

    Patricia Cole of Bloomington, Ind., will be artist-in-residence at Antioch College until mid-February. She will give a talk on her work at the college’s Herndon Gallery this Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. Her paintings will be on exhibit at the Glen House gallery beginning the end of January. (Photo submitted by Dennie Eagleson)

    From January until mid-February, painter Patricia Cole will be artist-in-residence at Antioch College.

  • Courageous conversation at Antioch

    Panelists at the Antioch College MLK Day panel on diversity issues at the college were, from left, Maceo Cofield, ’71; Devon Berry, ’99; Shelby Chestnut, ’05, moderator Prexy Nesbitt, ’67; Nargees Jumahum, ’15; and Robin Henry, ’81. About 100 students, staff and townspeople attended the event in McGregor 113. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    A common theme emerged during the Antioch College MLK Day panel on diversity issues at the college. The panelists related similar stories of the stress and isolation of being a minority student. However, they also agreed that the college taught them critical skills that they see as unique to the Antioch experience.

  • College welcomes artist-in-residence

    Woman With Tulips I, 24 x 30, Oil on Canvas, 2010

    Painter Patricia Cole of Bloomington, Ind., will be the artist-in-residence at Antioch College until mid-February. Cole will give a talk on her work this Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Herndon Gallery.

  • At winter market, greens in the gray

    A good crowd turned out for the first winter farm market of the season last Saturday, held in the basement of the United Methodist church. Shown above, market co-organizer Amy Magnus buys some fresh greens from the produce of Patchwork Farm near Trotwood, helped by Patchwork employee Kate Salatin. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Yellow Springs Winter Farmers Marketlaunched its third season last Saturday, Jan. 7, in the basement of the First Methodist Church.

  • Village Council— Budget review shows revenue drop

    At Village Council’s Jan. 3 meeting, Council members revisited the 2012 general fund budget and proposed Village capital projects for this year. Overall, the Village anticipates a drop in its general fund of about 25 percent compared to 2011,