Arts Section :: Page 19

  • 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.

  • Clifton Gorge Music & Arts Festival— In with the old—and the new

    Organizers behind the new Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival are, from left, former mayor Steve McFarland, Clifton Council member and volunteer Skip Beehler and Clifton Mayor Alex Bieri. The festival takes place this weekend, Aug. 24–26. See event schedule on page 5. (Photo by Jeff Simons)

    Clifton is back on the map. The festival map, that is.

  • Chamber music fundraiser— Italy remixed, in music and in place

    The Italianate Glen House Inn will be the site of Una Festa Italiana, a fundraiser for Chamber Music Yellow Springs, on Sunday, Aug. 26, beginning at 4 p.m. The event features Italian food, wine and music by local ensemble James Johnston, Mary White, Franklin Cox and Barbara Leeds. (Submitted photo)

    This weekend, as a fundraiser for CMYS, a local string ensemble will perform an intimate concert of Baroque sonatas in the setting of an Italian villa that matches the scene of the music’s inception.

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