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Arts Section :: Page 2

  • Antioch Writers Workshop to offer free readings

    The public is invited to attend free events each evening of the Antioch Writers Workshop, July 9–14.

    The annual Antioch Writers Workshop returns July 9–14, when more than 100 writers will visit the village and partake in writing workshops and events at Antioch University Midwest. As part of the week of events, free readings will be offered to the general public each evening.

  • Antioch College welcomes artist-in-residence

    Shinji Turner-Yamamoto is creating a site specific show at the Herndon Gallery as part of being artist in residence at Antioch College this summer.

    Artist Shinji Turner-Yamamoto will be in residence at Antioch College this summer.

  • YSKP’s focus on feisty Alice

    A troupe of young actors recently rehearsed for this year’s YSKP summer production “Alice, Although.” The musical chronicles the life of socialite and influential political force Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of President Teddy Roosevelt. This year marks YSKP’s 22nd production, all of which have featured original stories and music. Front row, left to right, is Zoe Hamilton, Oskar Dennis, Kian Barker (standing), Miles Gilchrist. Next row is Ben McKee, Sophia Lawson, Violet Babb, Carina Basora, Luka Sage-Frabotta. Third row is Greer Faust and Lily Rainey. On the back platform is Izzana Speck-Almanzar and Zan Holtgrave. On the right platform is Camryn Strolger, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Hannah Hall. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On a hot summer day last week, the Antioch Amphitheater was filled with kids singing and dancing in the midday sun. If someone missed their cue, the actors went back to their starting places and began the musical number anew. The temperature was in the upper 80s, and the day’s rehearsal was just getting started.

  • Local comedian to present art, comedy show

    Comedian and artist Luke Capasso will host a dual art and stand-up show at the YSAC Community Gallery on July 2.

    Artist and comedian Luke Capasso will host an art show and stand-up comedy special on Saturday, July 2, at the YSAC Community Gallery. Capasso will be joined by comedians Wendi Furguson and Dan Sebree.

  • World House Choir to welcome new members

    The World House Choir will welcome new members in advance of a new program to be debuted in September.

    The World House will welcome new singers on Monday, July 11, 7 p.m., in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College. The choir will debut a new program, “Come Sit at the Welcome Table,” in September.

  • Solid rhythm

    Shown above, from left, are local musician John Booth, his son Malik and Brian Maughan around “Play It,” a bronze casting by Maugham designed to portray the Booth family drummers and evoke other dynamic elements of life in Yellow Springs. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Three bronze pieces created at the 2013 Bronze Sculpture Symposium by local sculptor Brian Maughan were unveiled during last Friday’s Art Stroll.

  • YSKP’s 2016 summer season debuts ’Alice, Although’

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    YSKP’s 22nd summer musical begins Thursday, June 23 with the debut performance of “Alice, Although,” which tells the story of Alice Roosevelt Longworth, daughter of Teddy Roosevelt and rule-breaking Washington VIP.

  • It’s a rap—Issa Walker featured on a new album

    Issa Ali (area resident Issa Walker, center) is featured on a new single with legendary Brooklyn rapper Talib Kweli (right). Walker wrote, produced and performed on the track, which is available online. According to Walker, his approach to the song was simple: bring back the timeless hip-hop sound of serious lyricism over a classic beat. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs resident and resident hip-hop artist Issa Walker alternated between excitement and nonchalance when recently discussing one of his latest musical endeavors. Not only did Walker write the music for a song performed by one of his idols, but he got to rap on it as well.

  • Cast of three

    Sculptor Brian Maughan will speak about his sculptures, shown above, which are titled “Twist again!” “Play it!” and “Fireasana.” (Submitted photo)

    An unveiling of sculptures by local sculptor Brian Maughan will take place this Friday, June 17, at the beginning of Art Stroll.

  • New programs at the Little Art— Fancy a weekday matinee?

    From left: Facilities Manager Brian Housh and owner Jenny Cowperthwaite pose in the lobby of the Little Art Theatre. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It’s a weekday afternoon, you have a few free hours, you want to see a movie. Wish the Little Art were open? Now it is.

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