Jul
26
2016
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Arts Section

  • Community Band to wrap up summer season

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    The YS Community Band will present the final concert of the summer season on Saturday, July 30, noon, in Kings Yard.

  • Music for music’s sake: Piano Fest to continue

    Pianist Karen Gardner and cellist Polly Case-Lohrer, shown above, will perform, along with pianist Sam Reich at the second concert in the Yellow Springs Piano Fest series. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The second concert of the Yellow Springs Piano Fest will be held Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m., in the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College.

  • Friends Music Campers make music for Glen

    Friends Music Camp campers marched through town to promote their annual concert in 2014. This year’s concert is Saturday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    A couple of busloads of young campers and adult staff from Friends Music Camp are set to arrive in town Saturday, July 30, for the camp’s annual concert to benefit Glen Helen.

  • The Bard, back under the stars at Antioch College

    Miriam Eckenrode Saari and Garrett Young danced to a sprightly fiddle tune (courtesy of the Corndrinkers, in background) during a rehearsal of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” last week. Performances are free, and will be held outside Antioch Hall (Main Building) on Fridays and Saturdays, July 15–16 and 22–23. Curtain is at 8 p.m. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Yellow Springs and Antioch College were once known around the world for a precedent-setting outdoor Shakespeare festival. This month, that tradition is being revived — in a small way, but with the hope of bigger things to come.

  • JBCP launches Kickstarter campaign

    John Bryan Community Pottery is currently running a Kickstarter campaign in order to help fund the replacement of their gas reduction kiln.

    The John Bryan Community Pottery, or JBCP, recently launched a campaign through the online, time-sensitive fundraising platform Kickstarter, in order to raise money for a new gas reduction kiln.

  • Shakespeare returns to Antioch College Friday and Saturday

    Miriam Eckenrode Saari and Garrett Young at a recent rehearsal for "Much Ado About Nothing," to be presented this weekend and next at Antioch College.

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents “Much Ado About Nothing” this weekend and next outdoors on the Antioch College campus.

  • Herndon Gallery exhibit urges encounters with nature

    Antioch College is welcoming international environmental artist Shinji Turner-Yamamoto to campus this summer as an artist-in-residence who will play a major role in a collaborative, interdisciplinary exploration of our relationship with and in nature.

  • Singing in the Springs

    `The first annual Springsfest featured daylong music last Saturday on the lawn in front of the Bryan Center. Bands from the Dayton, Columbus, Yellow Springs and Indianapolis areas performed, including the Motel Beds of Columbus, shown above. (Photo by Diane Chiddsiter)

    About 600 paid customers attended the first annual Springsfest, a music festival that featured daylong music last Saturday on the lawn in front of the Bryan Center.

  • 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.

  • Antioch Writers Workshop to offer free readings

    The public is invited to attend free events each evening of the Antioch Writers Workshop, July 9–14.

    The annual Antioch Writers Workshop returns July 9–14, when more than 100 writers will visit the village and partake in writing workshops and events at Antioch University Midwest. As part of the week of events, free readings will be offered to the general public each evening.