Arts Section :: Page 18

  • Reincarnated: The New Forever Life of Plastic

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    Local artist Sondi Kai will host an opening reception for her exhibit, “Reincarnated: The New Forever Life of Plastic,” at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery (YSAC) on Friday, November 16, from 6 – 9 pm. Ms. Kai will also lead an Artist Talk on December 8 (5-6:30pm) to close her show.

  • Ohio premiere of ‘Sparkle’

    To be a dancer with an African-American dance company in the Midwest is not your everyday occupation. To also be 49 and still performing with that company is astonishing. To have suffered a critical injury and attempt to come back at that age, with that company, is the gripping story of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Sheri “Sparkle” Williams. A short film, “Sparkle,” by local filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar, will have its Ohio premiere in Dayton this week.

  • Comedy, satire and the absurd in 10-min. bits

    Ann Boleyn, fleeting dreams, Russian gangsters, and a touch of Monty Python will be on stage this weekend at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Yellow Springs Artists Studio Tour — Art and the artist on display

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    The once-a-year chance to peek inside a local artist’s studio and discover their process draws some of the biggest art-loving crowds to Yellow Springs each October.

  • Artists Studio Tour this weekend

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    The once-a-year chance to peek inside a local artist’s studio and discover their process draws some of the biggest art-loving crowds to Yellow Springs each October. This year’s tour will be on Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21.

  • Village Art Stroll features guided tour

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    YELLOW SPRINGS ART STROLL Friday, October 19, 6-9 p.m. YS Art Stroll is a major arts event in Yellow Springs, with many galleries and cafes open to provide artistic entertainment. During October Art Stroll, there will be two “Guided Art Strolls” (6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) led by local artists. Park in the Glen Helen […]

  • Wright State professor Opolot Okia— Reexaming slavery

    Wright State professor Opolot Okia (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    In certain eras, it has perhaps been easier to say that slavery and forced labor are wrong than to live that principle.

  • 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.

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