Arts Section

  • YSHS presents “Harvey” at Foundry Theater

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    An invisible rabbit takes center stage in the high school drama troupe’s “Harvey,” which runs the next two weekends at the Antioch Foundry Theater.

  • Artist Studio Tour this weekend

    The Cliff Street home of Beth Holyoke, above, will be one of seven locations in this weekend's Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Holyoke will display her original clay sculptures.

    The 14th Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour takes place this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

  • Artists tell their own stories on Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour

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    Want to hear how stained glass is assembled, what a soda kiln is, or how a screenprinting machine makes T-shirts? The annual Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale is one way to learn about the art-making process from local artists themselves.

  • Crime author ferrets out her plots

    Local crime fiction author Cyndi Pauwels recently released her first fiction book, ‘Forty & Out,’ through Deadly Writes Publishing. Pauwels will read and sign books at Epic Book Shop at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and present at the Yellow Springs Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to kick off National Novel Writing Month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Cynthia Pauuwel’s new crime mystery “Forty & Out” is based around a morbid concept, it’s really the story of the female detective out to find the killer while balancing police politics, a clingy almost-ex-husband and a family rift.

  • Rally for marriage equality

    Issa Walker, of the Yellow Springs-based hip-hop group Village Fam, rehearses with the World House Choir, under the direction of Catherine Roma, on a song that will be performed as part of Friday night’s Pep Rally for Marriage Equality, hosted by the choir, at the Antioch Foundry Theater. The collaborative piece composed specially for the all-volunteer choir combines rap and four-part harmonies. Friday night’s multimedia event, scheduled to begin at 7:40 p.m., will include music, dance and a variety of visual elements. In addition to members of Village Fam, guest performers will include MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir; and dancers Melissa Heston and Rodney Veal. Admission is free. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The World House Choir is hosting a Pep Rally for Marriage Equality on Friday, Oct. 10, intentionally set on the eve of National Coming Out Day.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust’s language of the land

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    The Tecumseh Land Trust and WYSO–FM essay contest “Home on Earth: Living on the Land” will award winners for personal nonfiction essays on what home and land mean to them.

  • Shoegazing’s out, rock’s back

    Local band Stark Folk, which is unapologetically tending the flames of ’60s psych rock, plays at a release party for its new record at Peach’s Grill on Friday, Oct. 3. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If you’re wondering where rock ‘n’ roll went, you’re not alone. Fortunately, local four piece Stark Folk Band is unapologetically rock ‘n’ roll and definitively high energy.

  • Little Art Theatre celebrates one year of its rebirth

    One year after reopening, Little Art Theatre staff members are thrilled that attendance and concession sales at the renovated theater are growing. Pictured are, from left, in front of the concessions: Andy Holyoke, Mark Breza, Evan Pitstick and Angela Moore; behind the concessions, back row: Margaret Veenstra, Josh Zinger, Anna Carlson, Rita Monaghan, Acala Cresci; front row: Paula Hurwitz, Cindy Hoffman, Gilah Pomeranz, Jenny Cowperthwaite, Margaret Morgan. Not pictured are longtime employees Lin Wood, Jeanna Gunder­Kline, Karla Horvath and Kendra Cipollini. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Apparently, if you re-build it, they will come. Since the Little Art Theatre was gutted and renovated for $600,000 a year ago, moviegoers have streamed in.

  • Jasper String Quartet to play at CMYS

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    On Sunday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Jasper String Quartet  will play a concert of chamber music at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • VIDEO — Stark Folk Band releases 7” record

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    Local rock ‘n’ roll four-piece Stark Folk Band celebrates its new 7-inch vinyl single at a show at Peach’s Grille Friday, Oct. 3.

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