Articles by Lauren Shows :: Page 11

  • Film chronicles small town’s first integrated prom

    Students in Charleston, Mississippi dance at their first racially integrated prom in the 2008 documentary Prom NIght in Mississippi, screening tonight at the Little Art Theatre.

    The Little Art Theatre will offer a second free screening of Prom Night in Mississippi on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 4 p.m. The documentary, shot in 2008, follows a group of high school seniors preparing for their first racially-integrated prom.

  • Musicians band together for Skate Music Fest

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    Skate Music Fest, an annual event that features live music and benefits the skate park, will be held Sunday, July 11, 3–8 p.m.

  • Liar’s contest winners serve up a bunch of ‘bull’

    Emcee Jonatha Wright presents the Golden Shovel to Liar's Contest winner Stephen Hollen of Beavercreek. (Submitted photo)

    At the second annual Big Bull Shake Liar’s Contest on July 4, contestants competed to see who could spin the biggest yarn.

  • NPR’s Zickefoose to lead nature workshop

    Farm Pond, Twilight by Julie Zickefoose. From "Letters From Eden," 2006.

    Author and NPR commentator Julie Zickefoose will give a workshop at the Marianist Environmental Education Center on July 9, as part of Tecumseh Land Trust’s 20th anniversary celebration, “Stories of People and the Land.”

  • Board to discuss financial state of schools

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    The community is invited to attend an open meeting discussing the 2010 education plan and the current financial state of the Yellow Springs public schools.

  • BLOG – Art, hugs and the Man of Metropolis

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    Surprise! Art is everywhere!

  • Antioch McGregor dean to give keynote

    Dr. Iris Weisman will take up her new post as vice chancellor for academic affairs at Antioch University on July 1.

    Iris Weisman, executive dean at Antioch University McGregor, will present the keynote address for Edison Community College’s 35th annual commencement on Friday, May 14.

  • BLOG – Allow me to introduce myself

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    Hello, Yellow Springs: I’m going to spin you a yarn about the reason I moved here. Would you believe me if I said it was jealousy?

  • Cat park claws for concern

    A proposed cat park, similar to the one above in Filene, Ohio, is attracting the attention of Feline Aid Trust, a group committed to shoring up the health of village cats.

    At its March 22 meeting, Village Council considered plans for a proposed cat park in Yellow Springs. The idea for a cat park was pitched by a group of villagers concerned with the general health and well-being of the village’s numerous domestic cats, and also upset that dog owners might be getting favorable treatment.

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