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  • Grads on life beyond the ‘bubble’

    Meredith Rowe, a 2016 YSHS graduate, is enjoying big-city life at McGill University in Montreal. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs is a wonderful place to grow up; the village is a sanctuary of safety and wholesomeness that offers its young residents a place to grow and develop, but most young villagers don’t stay in town forever.

  • Czech Quartet to play CMYS

    The Bennewitz String Quartet will perform Sunday, Feb. 11, at the First Presbyterian Church, continuing the Chamber Music in Yellow Springs 2017–18 concert series. (Submitted photo)

    On Sunday, Feb. 11, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will present the outstanding Bennewitz String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Sax quartet comes to CMYS

    Project Fusion, a saxophone quartet, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, presented by Chamber Music in Yellow Springs. Members include Michael Sawzin, tenor saxophone; Matthew Amedio, alto saxophone; Dannel Espinoza, soprano saxophone; Matt Evans, baritone saxophone. (Submitted photo)

    On Sunday, Oct. 29, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will present the second of this season’s “Quartet of Quartets” with Project Fusion, a young saxophone quartet.

  • CMYS opens with Calidore

    On Sunday, Oct. 8, Chamber Music in Yellow Springs will open its 2017–18 season with the Calidore String Quartet. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.

  • July 4th in my hometown

    Up next was the YS Kids Playhouse in the long line of 4th of July paraders down Xenia Avenue. The day was rounded out by a spectacular fireworks display at Gaunt Park (Photo by Matt Minde)

    For many years—though my parents live a block from downtown, where the parade takes place—I didn’t go to it. I’m not a big parade person.

  • Century bridge

    Students in Linnea Denman’s kindergarten class at Mills Lawn got a special visitor on their 102nd day of school: Lloyd Kennedy, who is 102. Kennedy spoke with the students and shared what life was like when he was their age. (Submitted photo by Matt Housh)

    Students in Linnea Denman’s kindergarten class at Mills Lawn got a special visitor on their 102nd day of school: Lloyd Kennedy, who is 102.

  • Chamber Music Yellow Springs presents choral music from Calmus

    The Calmus Ensemble from Leipzig, Germany to perform on Sunday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted Photo)

    Chamber Music in Yellow Springs welcomes the Calmus Ensemble to perform a concert of choral chamber music on Sunday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • The 8th annual Yellow Springs Zombie Walk

    Zombie family Char Toms, Steve McQueen and Jayden Toms, left, roamed Corry Street in downtown Yellow Springs this past Saturday at the 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk. (Photos by Isaac Delamatre)

    The 8th annual family-friendly Zombie Walk last Saturday attracted many villagers and area zombie enthusiasts for live music, revelry, a costume contest and a Home, Inc. fundraiser.

  • A watched pot…

    Fire leapt out and greeted potters Nicki Strouss and Winter Rowley (bottom left, fetching more wood) of John Bryan Community Pottery during the group’s community wood firing event last weekend. (Photo by Isaac Delamatre)

    Members of John Bryan Community Pottery carefully tended the fire for 24 hours, with wood added every 10 minutes to keep the kiln raging hot.

  • Mug shot

    Ceramicist Richard Overman, of Cincinnati, exhibited mugs and other pieces with strong personalities at this year's Art on the Lawn. (Photo by Isaac Delamarte)

    The 33rd annual Art on the Lawn took place last Saturday, Aug. 13. Around 100 vendors participated, and the event drew solid crowds most of the day, despite late-afternoon rain.

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