Arts Section :: Page 17

  • Wilberforce to host literary festival

    Yellow Springs resident Yvonne Seon will be part of a literary event at Wilberforce this weekend.

    Wilberforce University will host a literary fest for authors and publishers all day Thursday.

  • Expect anything at dance concert

    Produced this year by Melissa Heston, Marybeth Wolf and Ali Thomas, the Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert will be performed on Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in Antioch College’s South Gym. “Expect anything” was Heston’s advice for the audience in a recent interview, as she reflected on the variety and […]

  • 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.

  • Boxing day, every day

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    For an arts village that prides itself on thinking outside the box, a recent newcomer is living the dream thinking entirely within the box. The packaging box, that is.

  • Community dance concert this weekend

    Dancers rehearsed Marybeth Wolf's piece about the feminine.

    The community dance concert is at Antioch this weekend.

  • Allen McCullough— Village a musical wellspring

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs has commissioned a string quartet by Yellow Springs native Allen McCullough that will be performed by the Aeolus Quartet on Sunday, April 14. The piece was written for the Daedalus Quartet, who was scheduled to perform it this weekend, but an injury forced a change in plans. (Photo courtesy of Mercer University)

    From the level at which Allen McCullough listens, the average ear is way behind the times. In fact, he said, the lag time for modern music listeners isn’t a matter of a few years, but more like a century or two. And while Beethoven and Brahms created some of the most beautiful music in the world, McCullough believes it’s time for people to get a new sound. And by that he doesn’t mean Pink and Flo Rida.

  • Yellow Springs Experience: Bronze Symposium— Casting for artistic collaboration

    As with many Yellow Springs initiatives, the upcoming Yellow Springs Experience: National Bronze Sculpture Symposium, to take place in October 2013, grew from a series of local conversations, of villagers talking to each other.

  • Our big appetite for consumption

    We humans hunger for many things, from food to knowledge to comfort. As Americans, by virtue of economics, we have been feeding those hungers since the post-war era. What effect that sustained and frenzied consumption has had on cultures across the globe is the subject of the new art exhibit, Appetite: An American Pastime, going up at Herndon Gallery this week.

  • Mills Lawn School’s Project Peace— Kids learn to make art, not war

    At the beginning of the school year, Mills Lawn principal Matt Housh and school counselor John Gudgel got together to discuss their school-wide goals for the year. Number one on Gudgel’s list was addressing the issue of bullying, which he defines as “ongoing, intentional behavior to cause physical or emotional harm.”

  • JBCP studio time and workshop— Hungarian potters travel to village

    In much of Hungary, handmade pottery is at the heart of daily life, objects both beautiful and useful. In villages, earthenware jugs for water remain unglazed so that the water inside can evaporate on the walls of the jug, keeping the water cool.