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  • Local filmmakers win MacArthur grant

    Local filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar were recently awarded a MacArthur grant for Reinvention Stories, a multimedia project with WYSO radio. Reichert is shown above interviewing a Dayton resident last summer.

    Filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar were recently awarded an $80,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation for Reinvention Stories, a joint project with WYSO public radio.

  • Yellow Springs News wins General Excellence award

    The Yellow Springs News won the general excellence award, along with 12 other distinctions, at the Ohio Newspaper Association on Thursday, Feb. 14.

  • Village pulls through for Little Art

    The local community helped the Little Art Theatre to reach its fundraising goal of $475,000 to complete a total renovation of the facility. Little Art Director Jenny Cowperthwaite and capital campaign co-chair Dorothy Scott spelled out the good news on the marquee this week. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    This year’s Campaign to Renovate the Little Art Theatre reached its goal of $475,000 to bring the theater into the 21st century.

  • Reichert honored for lifetime achievement in film

    Filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar are shown interviewing GM worker Tim Mobley during the making of “The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant.” The film has been nominated for an Oscar in the short documentary category.

    FilmDayton honors local filmmaker Julia Reichert.

  • ‘Beasts’ held captive one more week

    Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) in 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'.

    Beasts of the Southern Wild, a new film by Benh Zeitlin, penetrates with powerful characters and lyrical imagery. It is now playing at the Little Art Theatre.

  • Little Art shows documentary on sexual violence in military

    The Invisible War, a documentary about sexual violence toward women in the military, will be shown at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Little Art. Admission is free.

    The Invisible War, a documentary about sexual violence against women in the military, will be shown at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Little Art. Admission is free.

  • WYSO weekend

    WYSO 50000

    Local public radio station WYSO showed off its new studios and celebrated its power increase to 50,000 watts last Sunday, June 24 with an all-day open house.

  • WYSO to build up local capacity

    On Friday last week at the new WYSO radio studio, the “on air” sign was lit and music director Niki Dakota was swaying in front of an array of switch boards and computer towers.

  • Kent State film screens tonight

    Letter to the Next Generation, a 1990 documentary by local filmmaker Jim Klein, will be shown tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Helen building.

    Letter to the Next Generation, a documentary by local filmmaker Jim Klein about the generation that came after the Kent State killings, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Glen Helen building. The event is free and open to the public.

  • News wins top state prize

    For the second year in a row and the third time in the past five years, the Yellow Springs News was honored as the top newspaper in its size category at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention.

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