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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 7

  • Watch Chaplin, hear live music

    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)

    Yellow Springs native Martha Hyde returns to the Little Art as one of three musicians of the New River Ensemble, who will perform original music set to the silent classics of Chaplin and Buster Keaton.

  • Little Art launches documentary series

    The classic 1922 documentary "Nanook of the North" will show this Sunday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Little Art Theatre.

    “Nanook of the North” will this Sunday launch a series of four documentaries at the Little Art Theatre.

  • Year in Review 2014: Village Council

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    YIR: Village Council

  • John Eastman memorial on Saturday

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    A memorial service for John Eastman will take place Saturday, Jan. 3, at 10:30 a.m. at the Glen Helen building.

  • Walmart protest draws Yellow Springs villagers

    John and Maria Booth, left, and Liz Porter, center, with Antioch College students Lauren Gjessing and Rachel Humphreys carrying a banner, were among the many villagers who took part in a “die-in” protesting the police shooting of John Crawford last Saturday at the Beavercreek Walmart. About 200 protesters took part in the event, which caused Walmart to shut down the store for two hours. (Photos by Diane Chiddister)

    Organizers of last Saturday’s protest against the police shooting of John Crawford expected people to show up, just not quite so many.

  • Hale named new Yellow Springs police chief

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    Interim Yellow Springs Police Chief Dave Hale has been named the new chief of police.

  • Village Council— Deficit spending raises concerns

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    At Village Council’s Dec. 15 meeting, leaders expressed concern over the amount of deficit spending in the 2015 Village general fund budget. However, due to the need to move ahead, Council approved the final reading of the budget.

  • VIDEO: Hundreds protest police shooting at Walmart

    Several hundred people, including many villagers such as Jeanna Breza, at left, attended a protest at Walmart this afternoon to protest the August police shooting of John Crawford at the store. Two people were arrested, including Sandy King of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Several hundred people, including a large percentage from Yellow Springs, descended on the Beavercreek Walmart at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

  • Police chief interviews Thurs., Dec. 18

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    The public interviews of the two finalists for the position of Yellow Springs police chief take place this Thursday, Dec. 18.

  • Art surrounds trash on Xenia

    Artists Käthi Seidl, left, and Beth Holyoke unveiled their newly created "Art Cans" in December. A sponsorship campaign for the creation of additional cans is now ongoing. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Okay, so it may take a while for villagers to give the large round cans that line downtown streets the respect they deserve. But in fact, several of the lowly Xenia Avenue receptacles that catch our trash are now original works of art, and they’ll be joined by more artwork soon.