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Arts Section :: Page 10

  • 2016 Blues Fest to honor Faith Patterson

    The AACW Blues, Jazz & Gospel Fest returns to the village this weekend with diverse performances and activities. At the heart of this year’s festival is a community memorial service for Faith Patterson, the festival’s founder and a beloved Yellow Springs community member who died in January. Patterson will be honored at 3 p.m. Saturday on the 2016 festival grounds at the John Bryan Center. Here, she is pictured watching her son, musician Nerak Roth Patterson, perform at the festival in 2006. (News archive photo by Robert Hasek)

    Remembering, honoring and celebrating the life of teacher and community organizer Faith Patterson will be at the forefront of this year’s AACW Blues, Jazz & Gospel Fest, the music festival she founded here in 1997.

  • Antioch students to screen RNC documentary

    Antioch College student Lillian Burke interviewed an open carry activist at last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Burke and a number of fellow students went to the convention, where they spoke with activists and attendees of all stripes as part of Professor Charles Fairbanks’ media arts class. (Submitted photo)

    On Thursday, Sept. 15, Antioch College media arts students and faculty will present their new documentary “The Elephant In Our Room,” which was filmed at the 2016 Republican National Convention.

  • Public events slated at Antioch College reunion

    Several events will be held at the Foundry Theater, pictured. (Photo from antiochcollege.edu)

    During its upcoming reunion, Antioch College will offer several creative performance events, in accordance with the theme of this year’s reunion, “Theater and Performance.”

  • Art House Hop this Saturday

    The annual Art Hop, organized by the Yellow Springs Arts Council, gives the public a chance to view art in the context of a home, rather than a gallery. 1) The Hopping house logo signs were designed and painted by Kathleen Verner Moulton. Other art includes works by 2) Nancy Mellon, 3) Jason Morgan, 4) Lisa Wolters, 5) Valerie Spinning and 6) Walter Steinhilber. (submitted photos)

    The annual Yellow Springs Arts Council Art House Hop takes place this Saturday.

  • One song with one purpose

    World House Choir director Cathy Roma directs members of the choir in a recent rehearsal. The choir was rehearsing for their upcoming program “Come Sit at the Welcome Table,” which features songs in a variety of languages and highlights themes of inclusion and unity. The group is composed of approximately 100 singers from all over Miami Valley. The program will be performed in Yellow Springs on Sept. 7 and 9, at the First Presbyterian Church. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The upcoming concert series by the World House Choir, “Come Sit at the Welcome Table,” references the numerous ways the theme of inclusion is part of its performances.

  • Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest to return

    The annual AACW Blues Fest will return this year, with events held around town. (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The annual AACW Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest will return Thursday–Sunday, Sept. 8–11.

  • Memoir writing workshop to be offered

    A free memoir writing workshop will be offered during the month of September.

    Local author Ralph Keyes will teach a memoir writing workshop this fall entitled “Telling Your Story.”

  • Mug shot

    Ceramicist Richard Overman, of Cincinnati, exhibited mugs and other pieces with strong personalities at this year's Art on the Lawn. (Photo by Isaac Delamarte)

    The 33rd annual Art on the Lawn took place last Saturday, Aug. 13. Around 100 vendors participated, and the event drew solid crowds most of the day, despite late-afternoon rain.

  • Art on Lawn this Saturday

    Art On the Lawn will return to the village on Aug. 12. (News archive photo by Diane Chiddister)

    One of the things that makes the annual Art on the Lawn event stand out from other art and artisan shows is in its title — that would be the Lawn part.

  • Forest friends

    Young musicians with the Friends Music Camp, or FMC, marched through town on Saturday, July 30, to promote the 33rd annual benefit concert for Glen Helen, held later that evening. FMC musicians played flutes, horns, violins, saxophones and plenty of percussion as they passed the Mills Park Hotel and continued to move their joyful noise up Xenia Avenue. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    What started out as a quick musical march up and down Xenia Avenue (top) ended up as a two-hour performance Saturday evening, July 30, to benefit Glen Helen.

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