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Articles by Vanessa Query

More Articles by Vanessa Query
  • BLOG – The Yellow Spring… or is it?

    When I first saw the Yellow Spring, my initial thought was, “That’s not yellow.” I mean, not really. It’s yellowish, ok, but if I were to see it without knowing its name, I certainly wouldn’t call it yellow.

  • Dead again

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  • VIDEO – Thrill Yellow Springs and the world

    On Saturday, Oct. 23, area zombies descended on the Bryan Center gym to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” at the same time that thousands danced it all over the world. “Thrill The World” is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of “Thriller.”

  • BLOG – This summer’s butterflies

    This summer, I gained a new appreciation for butterflies. Oh, sure, I have always liked them—who doesn’t?—but they were so plentiful this year, so undeniable and in-your-face (often literally), I had so many more butterfly experiences this summer than ever before.

  • VIDEO – The Hoppers perform early rock classics

    Local cover band The Hoppers perform “Double Shot (of My Baby’s Love)” by the Swingin’ Medallions and “Peppermint Twist” by Joey Dee and the Starliters at the Underdog Cafe this past Friday night.

  • BLOG – My experience with Faux-Real Theatre

    Recently, members of the New York City-based Faul-Real Theatre Company came to Yellow Springs as part of an Antioch College–Nonstop Institute collaboration. They were here for a week, to stage Oedipus Rex “as Sophocles intended”…

  • BLOG – Steaming little-neck clams

    Steaming little-neck clams might be easy in that there aren’t many steps involved, but there’s a real science to it, that requires you pay a lot of attention the whole time. You can’t just toss them in a pot with some water and leave them to cook, and turn your back and chop some veggies or whatever.

  • The burning of Rabbit Run farmhouse

    Rabbit Run Farm Burn Video Still

    After purchasing Rabbit Run Farm on Dayton Street, Vernay Laboratories razed its farmhouse, due to concerns over the safety of the vacant building. The controlled burn was used as a training operation for Miami Township Fire-Rescue and other local fire departments on August 7, 2010.

  • BLOG – Rod Serling at Antioch College

    As you probably know, Rod Serling got his Bachelor’s degree at Antioch College. Throughout his life-long career as a writer and then producer, his Antiochian ideals were unwavering and unabashed. He felt that writers should “menace the public conscience”…

  • BLOG – This year’s Ireland

    As you may know from my previous post or from seeing me then not seeing me then seeing me again on the streets, I recently returned from my yearly trip to Ireland. Here is an illustrated, partial reflection…

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