Arts Section :: Page 16

  • When teaching is as fun as jamming

    Oliver Simons and Zac Fenton started Lord of the Strings musical instruction in a studio space at MillWorks to teach children and adults how to play instruments alone and with others. Here at a recent music lesson, are, clockwise from front right, Eli Eyrich, Dorian Campbell, Simons, Fenton and Drevin Roberts. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Oliver Simons and Zac Fenton were 11 years old when they started their first rock band. The experience was seminal, and since then music has been their life. Now they are passing on their skills, and their passion,

  • Canadians are coming to sing with their strings

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    Chamber Music Yellow Springs opens its 2012–13 concert season with the young Canadian Afiara Quartet.

  • An eye on arts, crafts at Cyclops

    Organizers of Cyclops Fest, returning this weekend for its second year, like to compare their handmade fair to a farmers’ market. At both, patrons buy high quality goods that are locally and lovingly hand-produced directly from those who labored to make them — only instead of heirloom tomatoes, Cyclops patrons can purchase jewelry, apparel, handbags, paper goods, bath products and more.

  • YS music lovers, hop on the bus

    A two-time Grammy Award nominee, pianist Terrence Wilson opens the 2012–13 Dayton Philharmonic season.

    YSYOA representative Jeff Huntington gives the low-down on how to get to both the Dayton Philharmonic and Springfield Symphony on a budget.

  • YS Kids Playhouse starts fall classes this week

    YSKP instructor Jill Becker, left center, is offering her "fluid core" class again this fall.

    Youth and adults can learn to express themselves in all different ways this fall with Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse.

  • Handmade festival ‘Cyclops’ returns

    Kids showcase their handmade puppets at last year's Cyclops Fest, a festival celebrating hand-crafted wares. (Submitted photo)

    Cyclops Fest, a celebration of handmade goods, returns to Yellow Springs this Saturday, Sept. 15, with over 80 vendors, live music and craft demos.

  • Local officer designs 9/11 monument

    Architect Brian Carlson beside the 9/11 monument he designed in Fairborn.

    Yellow Springs police officer Brian Carlson designed a monument in Fairborn to honor the victims of the 9/11 attack.

  • Coming soon to the movie theater nearest you, hopefully

    The Little Art Theatre is close to getting a complete renovation — the first in its 83-year history. Above, Little Art Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite and longtime 35-mm projectionist Andy Holyoke sit in the 37-year-old theater seats that will soon be replaced. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Small movie theaters around the country will soon be shuttered if they can’t find the money to upgrade to digital projection equipment. But in Yellow Springs the show will go on.

  • 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.

  • Community focus of new Pot Shop leader

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    When Allison Paul created a mosaic with schoolchildren for her final project as a fine arts major at Earlham College, she experienced firsthand the value of community-based art projects.

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