Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 24

  • EPA cites Morris Bean for discharge

    Morris Bean & Company will soon bid out a project to fill in a sinkhole at its Hyde Road plant after the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency cited the company for releasing industrial wastewater into the sinkhole and potentially contaminating groundwater.

  • Cross country competes at Buck Creek

    YSHS senior Carter Collins attacked the final hill at the Buck Creek Invitational cross-country meet on Saturday. Carter ran a lifetime best of 20:29 for the 5 kilometer high school distance. (Photo by Olivia Brintlinger-Conn)

    The YSHS boys and girls cross-country teams ran at the competitive Buck Creek Invitational Saturday.

  • Brecht at Yellow Springs’ Center Stage— ‘Threepenny’s two cents’ worth

    Professional choreographer Wanda Strukus of Boston (second from right) worked with the cast of The Threepenny Opera last month. Actors pictured are, from left, Ali Thomas, Jack Lewis and Isaiah Crawford.Center Stage’s production of the Berthold Brecht musical opens for a two-weekend run on Friday, Sept. 27. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In Center Stage’s most ambitious production yet, the company is relying on many of its stand-by actors, bringing in some new faces, and giving the play, set in 19th century London, an updated steampunk aesthetic.

  • Little Art celebrates grand re-opening in Yellow Springs

    Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite welcomes theatergoers into the new lobby of the renovated theater, which will be open to the community during an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. During the first complete renovation in the Little Art’s 84-year history, the theater was closed for the last five months and upgraded with a digital projector and surround-sound system, new cushioned seats, handicapped-accessible bathrooms and a spacious lobby, among other changes. After the open house, the theater begins a 12-day “Back to the Movies” film festival. Regular programming resumes on Friday, Oct. 11. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    To showcase its half-million dollar, five-month makeover, the Little Art will hold an open house and grand reopening from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, with free films, live music and dancing, free popcorn and more.

  • Yellow Springs Pottery anniversary— 40 years of spinning wheels

    In February, Yellow Springs Pottery, a local artists’ cooperative, achieved a milestone of 40 years in business. A celebration party for its 10 members and their spouses was held at the Glen House Inn, featuring an afternoon swim, sushi by the pool, a tour of Glenn Owen’s art studio and a catered dinner, followed by a trivia contest. Yellow Springs Pottery members are, from back left, Evelyn LaMers, Kim Kramer, Jane Hockensmith-Reich, Eliza Bush, Janet Murie; front row, Jerry Davis, Justin Teilhet, David Hergesheimer and Marcia Cochran. Not pictured is Michele Dutcher. A pottery-making demonstration on Sunday, Sept. 22, and sale will conclude the anniversary celebration. (Submitted Photo)

    While it’s true that when it opened in 1973, Yellow Springs Pottery may have sold a few more fad items, the overall popularity of the co-op’s handcrafted ceramic tableware has endured.

  • Center Stage opens “Threepenny Opera” this weekend in Yellow Springs

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    Center Stage’s production of the 1920s Bertholt Brecht musical The Threepenny Opera opens for a two-weekend run with a public dress rehearsal on Friday, Sept. 27, at the 8 p.m. at the John Bryan Community Center. The show continues on Saturday and Sunday and on the following weekend, Oct. 4–6.

  • Boys soccer clinches league title

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    With a 4–2 win over Troy Christian this week, the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team clinched its second straight league title.

  • Life outside the bubbles in Yellow Springs

    The first annual Yellow Springs Bubble Fest took place at noon last Sunday in downtown Yellow Springs.

  • The new Little Art Theatre takes a bow

    Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite welcomes theatergoers into the new lobby of the renovated theater, which will be open to the community during an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. During the first complete renovation in the Little Art’s 84-year history, the theater was closed for the last five months and upgraded with a digital projector and surround-sound system, new cushioned seats, handicapped-accessible bathrooms and a spacious lobby, among other changes. After the open house, the theater begins a 12-day “Back to the Movies” film festival. Regular programming resumes on Friday, Oct. 11. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This has been a “repair to remember” for the Little Art Theatre. Over the last five months, a half-million dollar renovation has transformed the 84-year-old theater from a relic of the 35-millimeter film era to a state-of-the-art, fully-digital and accessible movie house.

  • Yellow Springs Healers embrace holistic approach

    ust as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” local holistic health practitioners Douglas Klappich and Deborah McGee have some advice today for health and healing: “Tune in, tone up, bliss out.”