May
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2016
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Arts Section

  • YS Community Band to perform Sunday evening

    The YS Community Band will perform Sunday night in the Mills Lawn gym. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The YS Community Band will present “South of the Border” on Sunday, May 22, 7:30 p.m., in the Mills Lawn gym.

  • Color, light, textures at Winds show

    Watercolors by Libby Rudolf, left, and art quilts by Pam Geisel are on display at The Winds Cafe. An opening reception for the artists will take place this Sunday, May 15, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)

    “Color and Light — Brush and Needle” is a new exhibit at The Winds Cafe, of watercolors by Libby Rudolf and art quilts from Pam Geisel.

  • True stories told live at Yellow Springs Arts Council

    Story Slam, a live storytelling event that was a smash hit when it debuted in February, returns to the Yellow Springs Arts Council this Saturday, May 14, from 7–9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Here, Dayton-area writer Jude Walsh Whelley warms up for her winning story. It was the first story she had ever told to an audience. (Submitted photo)

    Jude Walsh Whelley had never told a story to an audience before. But that didn’t stop her from entering, and then winning, February’s Story Slam.

  • True story … Story Slam is happening tonight

    Story Slam, a live storytelling event that was a smash hit when it debuted in February, returns to the Yellow Springs Arts Council this Saturday, May 14, from 7–9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Here, Dayton-area writer Jude Walsh Whelley warms up for her winning story. It was the first story she had ever told to an audience. (Submitted photo)

    Have a story about “life’s sudden twists and turns”? Tell it tonight, May 14, at Story Slam, YSAC’s Moth-style storytelling competition. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; event starts at 7 p.m.

  • Cosplay parade demonstrates character

    Folks of all ages gathered on Sunday, May 8, to march downtown in a cosplay parade.

    Wrapping up the 2016 “Ohayo Ohio” Japanese arts and culture symposium, a cosplay parade was held in downtown Yellow Springs on Sunday, May 8. Click for more photos and video of the event.

  • Free Comic Book Day to return this weekend

    Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday, May 7. (Picture by Art Baltazar, courtesy of www.freecomicbookday.com)

    Free Comic Book Day, an annual international celebration of the art of comics, will be celebrated this weekend in Yellow Springs at Dark Star Books and Comics and Super-Fly Comics and Games.

  • Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to sound

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Community Orchestra present “The Creation” by Haydn next Sunday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The group is shown here rehearsing Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” last year, with Jennifer Gilchrist, who is a featured soloist for “The Creation,” shown standing at right. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    Haydn’s oratorio “The Creation” will be performed at the spring concert of the Yellow Springs Community Chorus and the Yellow Springs Orchestra on Mother’s Day.

  • Antioch School’s ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ in Clifton Opera House

    The Antioch School will perform “The Phantom Tollbooth” this weekend at the Clifton Opera House. The cast is pictured in just some of the costumes they’ll wear: up front are the sluggish Lethargarians; behind them are demons, number miners, King Azaz and his advisors, the Mathemagician, the Spelling Bee, Dr. Cacophonous A. Dischord, the Senses Taker, Milo, Tock and the Tollbooth itself. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    Imagine coming home from school one day to find that a mysterious tollbooth has appeared in your home. That’s precisely what Antioch School students will be doing when they perform “The Phantom Tollbooth.”

  • Literary launch celebrates symposium on black women and performance

    A launch event for the literary journal "Obsidian — Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora" featuring work from the 2014 Antioch College symposium "Call & Response" will be held this weekend. (Photos courtesy of "Obsidian")

    A special issue of the literary journal “Obsidian” celebrating the 2014 Antioch College symposium “Call & Response” will be launched this Saturday, May 7, 4:30–6:30 p.m., at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Chorus, orchestra to present Haydn’s “The Creation”

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Yellow Springs Orchestra will perform Haydn's "The Creation" on Sunday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian church. The chorus is shown here during a performance of "The Messiah" in December 2015.

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Yellow Springs Community Orchestra will perform Haydn’s “The Creation” next Sunday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.