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  • Goal of concerts is to restore Antioch College grand piano

    Pianist Sam Reich stands in front of the Antioch College’s Foundry ­Theater, which houses the college’s Steinway concert grand piano. Reich hopes to fund the restoration of the piano to peak form through the proceeds of the Yellow Springs Piano Fest, a series of performances he envisons over the next year. Reich will kick off the series with a performance of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Sunday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Locally based pianist Sam Reich had an idea, and now he’s seeing where it leads. The idea: Raise enough money to rehabilitate the grand piano at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater.

  • All campus presidents fired— Antioch University restructures leadership


    Antioch University leaders announced on Monday a bold restructuring that includes eliminating all of the university campus’s boards of trustees along with the presidents of each AU campus.

  • YSKP’s focus on feisty Alice

    A troupe of young actors recently rehearsed for this year’s YSKP summer production “Alice, Although.” The musical chronicles the life of socialite and influential political force Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of President Teddy Roosevelt. This year marks YSKP’s 22nd production, all of which have featured original stories and music. Front row, left to right, is Zoe Hamilton, Oskar Dennis, Kian Barker (standing), Miles Gilchrist. Next row is Ben McKee, Sophia Lawson, Violet Babb, Carina Basora, Luka Sage-Frabotta. Third row is Greer Faust and Lily Rainey. On the back platform is Izzana Speck-Almanzar and Zan Holtgrave. On the right platform is Camryn Strolger, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Hannah Hall. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On a hot summer day last week, the Antioch Amphitheater was filled with kids singing and dancing in the midday sun. If someone missed their cue, the actors went back to their starting places and began the musical number anew. The temperature was in the upper 80s, and the day’s rehearsal was just getting started.

  • A spotlight on local black history

    Antioch Professor of History Kevin McGruder, left, and Mills Lawn School Counselor John Gudgel, former principal of Yellow Springs High School, helped develop the new brochure, “Blacks in Yellow Springs,” highlighting the rich history of African Americans in the village. Undertaken by the 365 Project, the brochure is available at the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Train Station and elsewhere in the village. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    “If it weren’t for the role blacks have played in Yellow Springs, Yellow Springs wouldn’t be what it is today,” noted Yellow Springer John Gudgel recently.

  • Bee-friendly land management— Antioch College bans ‘neonics’


    The lawn in front of Antioch Hall, known as the horseshoe, is covered with clover this time of year. In years past, that meant bees — hundreds of them — buzzing underfoot. But now the clover field is silent.

  • Antioch College — Visiting dancer dares defy gravity

    submitted photo by Jack Mitchell “Radical choreogrrapher” Elizabeth Streb of New York City will visit the Antioch College campus next Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10. She will answer questions following a documentary film of her work, “Born to Fly,” on Thursday at 7 at the college Arts and Science building. (Submitted photo)

    A MacArthur “genius” award winner, Elizabeth Streb is described in a 2015 New Yorker article as a “radical choreographer.” But Streb isn’t sure that her creations are actually dance.

  • Addressing LGBTQ health


    A longtime area HIV/AIDS resource, Equitas Health, is expanding its mission to serve the full spectrum of health needs in the LGBTQ community.

  • Yarn Registry BLOG – Rumor has it Lee Harvey Oswald was in Yellow Springs


    According to some theorists, at one point Yellow Springs was said to host none other than Lee Harvey Oswald, the man behind the Kennedy assassination. Was he really here? Why? How? Was it all just part of a larger CIA-led plot?

  • A Yellow Springs roundtable on refugee crisis


    More than 60 million people around the world are refugees and migrants, according to recent UN figures. What can a village of 3,500 do?

  • Antioch Eco-Village— ‘Pioneers’ share vision, plans

    The Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers, a local cohousing group, claims 14 core members who are working to create a cohousing community (private homes with shared amenities) on the Antioch campus as part of the college’s intergenerational housing concept. Here, pictured on one proposed site, at the corner of N. College and Livermore streets, are four members of the group: Don Hollister, Pat Brown, Jane Baker and Sylvia Carter Denny. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    the Eco-Village Pioneers are organizing an event on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center for all villagers curious about cohousing and interested in learning about Yellow Springs’ cohousing group.

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