Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 55

  • Girls basketball team drops opener

    Kara Edwards strips a Carroll player while Angela Allen looks on during the Bulldogs' season and home opener. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In their season opener at home, the Yellow Springs High School girls varsity basketball team lost 18–69. But they’ll improve over the season, according to first-year Coach Tim Barga.

  • BLOG: The real synth of Unpainted Huffhines

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    To Gabe Stratton, electronica is more than samples, turntables and iPod set lists. See his live electronic composing after the jump.

  • Drive-thru comfort food beckons

    Drive-Thru Buffet manager Michael Randall finished redecorating the new restaurant, formerly home to KFC and CJ’s Southern Cooking, this week. Opening at the end of the month, the restaurant’s daily buffet spread will feature fried chicken and other comfort food. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fried chicken is the star once again of the Drive-Thru Buffet, to open at the former KFC building, which was briefly home to CJ’s Southern Cooking after idling two years. But this time the place will go the non-corporate route.

  • Gegner legacy strong after 50 years

    Paul Graham with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission incident report. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fifty years ago this month, African-American villager Paul Graham was refused a haircut at Louis Gegner’s barbershop on Xenia Avenue, sparking a historic legal case at the height of the U.S. civil rights movement. Today, villagers look back on the Gegner incident.

  • VIDEO: Occupy Yellow Springs

    Eric Wolf and Mary M. Morgan try to draw attention to an unfair and unjust U.S. economic system. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Village resident Eric Wolf organized an Occupy protest in Yellow Springs on Friday in front of U.S. Bank on Xenia Avenue.

  • Murdock retires from university

    Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock will retire in June after six years in the position. Murdock led a major transformation of the university, including its separation from Antioch College. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock, who led the school during a time of both significant controversy and critical institutional changes, will retire in June of this year.

  • Villagers give resounding No on 2

    Yellow Springers joined the majority of Ohioans in defeating the controversial anti-labor Issue 2, And while the majority of Ohioans supported Issue 3, a Tea Party-initiated effort to block health care reform, Yellow Springs voters said a strong no to that effort.

  • Drive-Thru Buffet brings back fried

    Michael Randall upgraded the former KFC building with a '50s retro look and Yellow Springs paraphernalia. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fried chicken is the star of a buffet restaurant to open at the former KFC building, which was briefly home to CJ’s Southern Cooking.

  • Quilt opening for faeries and other good folks

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    It feels like the space was made for Sharri Phillip’s magical quilts. In her third show at the Emporium, Phillips once again transforms the cafe’s lounge area with her warm, colorful — and definitively enchanting — fiber arts.

  • Community music steps up

    At a recent rehearsal, James Johnston led the Yellow Springs Community Chorus in “It Is An Illusion You Were Ever Free,” a piece that the chorus will premier with professional piano trio Triple Helix from Wellesley, Mass. on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Yellow Springs Chamber Orchestra will perform two Beethoven pieces with Triple Helix that evening. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Three is the magic number for an upcoming collaborative concert of three ensembles. The local Chamber Orchestra and Community Chorus and a visiting piano trio, appropriately named Triple Helix, will perform three works over an evening.

  • Shake your booty for good cause

    Zumba instructors Melissa Vanzant, Melissa Beard-Blair, Alisia Smith and Aurelia Blake got their groove on at a recent class. The four instructors will lead Latin-inspired dances during a two-hour Zumbathon at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, with proceeds going to the McKinney School Power of the Pen creative writing team that Blake coaches. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Zumba is exercise in disguise. The fitness classes feel more like a dance party than grueling workout

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