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  • Cosplay parade demonstrates character

    Folks of all ages gathered on Sunday, May 8, to march downtown in a cosplay parade.

    Wrapping up the 2016 “Ohayo Ohio” Japanese arts and culture symposium, a cosplay parade was held in downtown Yellow Springs on Sunday, May 8. Click for more photos and video of the event.

  • Free Comic Book Day to return this weekend

    Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday, May 7. (Picture by Art Baltazar, courtesy of www.freecomicbookday.com)

    Free Comic Book Day, an annual international celebration of the art of comics, will be celebrated this weekend in Yellow Springs at Dark Star Books and Comics and Super-Fly Comics and Games.

  • Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to sound

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Community Orchestra present “The Creation” by Haydn next Sunday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The group is shown here rehearsing Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” last year, with Jennifer Gilchrist, who is a featured soloist for “The Creation,” shown standing at right. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    Haydn’s oratorio “The Creation” will be performed at the spring concert of the Yellow Springs Community Chorus and the Yellow Springs Orchestra on Mother’s Day.

  • Antioch School’s ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ in Clifton Opera House

    The Antioch School will perform “The Phantom Tollbooth” this weekend at the Clifton Opera House. The cast is pictured in just some of the costumes they’ll wear: up front are the sluggish Lethargarians; behind them are demons, number miners, King Azaz and his advisors, the Mathemagician, the Spelling Bee, Dr. Cacophonous A. Dischord, the Senses Taker, Milo, Tock and the Tollbooth itself. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    Imagine coming home from school one day to find that a mysterious tollbooth has appeared in your home. That’s precisely what Antioch School students will be doing when they perform “The Phantom Tollbooth.”

  • Literary launch celebrates symposium on black women and performance

    A launch event for the literary journal "Obsidian — Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora" featuring work from the 2014 Antioch College symposium "Call & Response" will be held this weekend. (Photos courtesy of "Obsidian")

    A special issue of the literary journal “Obsidian” celebrating the 2014 Antioch College symposium “Call & Response” will be launched this Saturday, May 7, 4:30–6:30 p.m., at the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Chorus, orchestra to present Haydn’s “The Creation”

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Yellow Springs Orchestra will perform Haydn's "The Creation" on Sunday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian church. The chorus is shown here during a performance of "The Messiah" in December 2015.

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Yellow Springs Community Orchestra will perform Haydn’s “The Creation” next Sunday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • New art gallery opens— A dream, no longer deferred

    Art school graduates Chris and Katie Brandt recently launched the Brandt Gallery on Xenia Avenue as a studio and exhibition space, fulfilling a dream to put art back at the center of their lives after 20 years working in corporate fields. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The opening of a new art gallery downtown has been “a labor of love” for owners Katie and Chris Brandt, who describe their venture into full-time art-making and exhibition as the realization of a dream deferred.

  • Antioch School to perform ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

    Students rehearse for the Antioch School spring musical, which will be held April 29 and 30 at Clifton Opera House.

    This weekend, the Antioch School Older Group and Thirds students will present their spring musical, “The Phantom Tollbooth.” Click to see photos and video of the students rehearsing.

  • Vocal Vortex celebrates longtime villager at Mills Park Hotel

    Local choral ensemble Vocal Vortex celebrated Ron Siemer's 82nd birthday with a brief concert on Sunday in the Mills Park Hotel's conference room.

    Around 40 people gathered at Mills Park Hotel on Sunday, April 24, to hear Vocal Vortex and celebrate Ron Siemer’s 82nd birthday. Click below to hear a clip of the performance and look inside the new hotel.

  • Annual CMYS competition coming

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    On Sunday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m., Chamber Music in Yellow Springs welcomes the finalists in the 31st annual Competition for Emerging Professional Ensembles.

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