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  • 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.

  • Pick-up pickin’

    Over 60 singers and musicians brought their voices and a dozen different instruments to the first Yellow Springs Hootenanny on Saturday, Jan. 19. Future Hootenannies will be held the third Saturday of each month, 6–9 p.m. at the Coretta Scott King Center on the Antioch College campus. (Submitted photo)

    Over 60 singers and musicians brought their voices and a dozen different instruments to the first Yellow Springs Hootenanny on Saturday, Jan. 19.

  • Choir forms to celebrate Coretta Scott King’s birthday

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    The World House Choir is currently forming, and will perform as part of the celebration of Coretta Scott King’s birthday on Saturday, April 27, to be held at Antioch College.

  • Art casts a hopeful shadow on schools

    A few weeks ago a ghostly new figure appeared on the south side of Mills Lawn, The structure, entitled Triple Shadow Double Frame, was designed to use art to get students to wonder about the world around them.

  • Triple Shadow the promise of a new kind of education in the village

    Mills Lawn students from left, Roman Newsome, Ben Mooneyham, Eridon Stewart, Principal Matt Housh, Noah Van Hoose, Sydney Collins, Annlyn Foster and teacher Jeff May, posed with the sculpture last week on the south school lawn.

    Mills Lawn recently welcomed to its campus a new piece of public art to be used as an innovative teaching tool.

  • Friday deadline for YSKP fundraiser

    YS Kids Playhouse staff and performers go Cajun for a day.

    Friday, Feb. 1, is the deadline to make reservations for the Feb. 9 Mardi Gras fundraiser for the YS Kids Playhouse.

  • A Cajun Robin Hood seeks funds

    YS Kids Playhouse will hold a proper Cajun Mardi Gras as its winter fundraiser on Feb. 9. Because of special Louisiana catering, participants are asked to sign up by Feb. 1. Crawfish organizers are, clockwise from bottom, YSKP board president Brian Housh, Bette Kelley, Sharon Fleming Cooke, Director John Fleming, Jill Becker and actor Shakina Williams. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In honor of Fleming’s Cajunhood and the New Orleans culture he comes from, YSKP will host its annual fundraiser as a Mardi Gras party on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Glen Helen auditorium in the Vernet Ecological Center

  • 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.

  • Civil rights icon comes to life in play

    What most people know about Rosa Parks begins and ends with what happened on a Montgomery, Ala., bus in December 1955, when Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Few know that Parks was already a civil rights activist, that later in life she worked on the staff of a Michigan […]

  • Mills Lawn teacher to play civil rights icon

    Mills Lawn music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert plays Rosa Parks in a traveling musical that opens with a show at Mills Lawn on Saturday.

    Mills Lawn music teacher Jo Frannye Reichert plays the role of Rosa Parks in a production about the life of the civil rights icon at Mills Lawn this Saturday.

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