Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 24

  • Thespians present a Haitian story of starred crossed love

    Anna Knippling plays peasant girl Ti Moune.

    The Yellow Springs High School thespians open their spring musical, Once on this Island,  this weekend on Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. Set in the Caribbean and drawing on the history of Haiti, the story concerns two lovers divided by questions of race and class. After Haiti’s revolution in 1791, the French colonizers were thrown […]

  • Wilberforce to host literary festival

    Yellow Springs resident Yvonne Seon will be part of a literary event at Wilberforce this weekend.

    Wilberforce University will host a literary fest for authors and publishers all day Thursday.

  • Guns and mental health— Experts note issues separate

    Local resident T (who preferred to be anonymous to protect her family’s privacy) knew something was happening with her son when at 15 he was suddenly having trouble sleeping and began spending much time alone. The eccentric behavior quickly intensified, she said, and soon R began knocking on people’s doors singing Christmas carols and dressing in a suit to look for a job. That year R began home schooling and taking medication for depression and psychosis.

  • April is Wellness Month in YS

    Holistic healers Tina Spencer and Eric Rodriguez of the Culpeper House, and yoga teacher Carmen Milano, are pushing Yellow Springs toward a Blue Zone.

    This month learn about new ways of healing the body and staying well for a long, well-lived life.

  • Glen, Tree Committee to talk pawpaws

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    The Yellow Springs Tree Committee will sponsor a program on growing pawpaws tomorrow, March 30, at 2:30 p.m. at the Vernet Ecological Center.

  • Community dance concert this weekend

    Dancers rehearsed Marybeth Wolf's piece about the feminine.

    The community dance concert is at Antioch this weekend.

  • Kids learn chemistry by hand

    The Periodic Table, a chart of the earth’s elements organized by their chemical similarities, could be considered dry academic material. But make a game out of it, and suddenly the urge to know more about each element, its atomic weight and relation to the others, is not only necessary but kind of fun.

  • Allen McCullough— Village a musical wellspring

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs has commissioned a string quartet by Yellow Springs native Allen McCullough that will be performed by the Aeolus Quartet on Sunday, April 14. The piece was written for the Daedalus Quartet, who was scheduled to perform it this weekend, but an injury forced a change in plans. (Photo courtesy of Mercer University)

    From the level at which Allen McCullough listens, the average ear is way behind the times. In fact, he said, the lag time for modern music listeners isn’t a matter of a few years, but more like a century or two. And while Beethoven and Brahms created some of the most beautiful music in the world, McCullough believes it’s time for people to get a new sound. And by that he doesn’t mean Pink and Flo Rida.

  • Last week for winter market

    Flying Mouse Farms sells a mix of winter greens.

    If you get there early you can buy greens and eggs for your ham.

  • School board honors girls basketball

    Over the weekend the YSHS girls basketball team won the Division IV sectional tournament title for the first time since 1987. They defeated Cincinnati Seven Hills 44–24 at Monroe High School. The team includes, from left, back row: Coach Tim Barga, Molly Hendrickson, Anna Mullin, Paloma Wiggins, Rachele Orme, Angela Allen, Assistant Coach Jack Hatert; front row: Brianna Ayers, Kennedy Harshaw, Keturah Fulton and Maryah Martin. (Submitted photo by Vince Peters)

    Watch our video on the girls basketball team: http://youtu.be/w-HMhlk933U