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  • Piece sign: Mills Lawn School mosaic project in progress

    Mounting the Mills Lawn School mosaic project. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Wendy Shelton’s fourth- and fifth-grade students gathered outside late Thursday morning to begin work on the new Mills Lawn School front lawn sign.

  • YSHSTAA’s Curtain Warmer­— Keeping theater alive for the kids

    The Yellow Springs High School spring musical, Grease, will be presented this weekend and next at the Mills Lawn gym, with performances Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2. This Saturday, April 14, the Yellow Springs High School Theater Arts Association presents its annual Curtain Warmer fundraiser, with food and drink at the Morgan House, beginning at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $25. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Performing in theater helps students feel a part of a team, learn to memorize lines and organize information, respect deadlines, develop empathy and build self esteem. And above all, it’s fun.

  • Auditions for ‘Our Town’ on Saturday

    Auditions for a June production of "Our Town" will take place this Saturday, April 14, from 2–5 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The play will be presented by a group of local theater enthusiasts, many of whom are shown here in last year's production of "The Cherry Orchard." Shown above are, in front, Natalie Sanders, Marsha Nowik and Gary Reimers; behind are Ali Thomas and Howard Shook. The upcoming production will be produced by Kay Reimers.

    A group of local theater lovers, the Center Stage Community Theater, is holding auditions on April 14 for a summer production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.”

  • Council hears art policy concerns

    At the April 2 Village Council meeting, Council members heard from artists in the community regarding Council’s plan to develop a new policy on art in Village-owned public spaces.

  • The trout beckons, in key of A

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    A film documenting the rehearsal and performance of Schubert’s Trout quintet before Queen Elizabeth in 1969 by five soon-to-be world class musicians, will be screened at the Little Art Theatre as part of a fundraiser for the local Chamber Music Yellow Springs. The Winds Cafe will host a trout dinner following the film.

  • ‘Grease’ grabs YSHS hearts

    YSHS students have brought energy and enthusiasm to the spring musical production, according to director Katie Mann. Main cast members are, in the back row, from left to right, Wade Huston, Benjamin Green, Cole Edwards, Rory Papania, Dora Perini, Naomi Guth, Lucy Callahan and Zyna Bakari; front row, Bear Wright and Ali Solomon. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Grease was announced as this year’s spring musical over the loudspeaker at Yellow Springs High School, students screamed.

  • A swinging spring musical at YSHS — Grease opens Friday

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    Yellow Springs High School students are eager to play their rebellious teenage counterparts at the fictitious Rydell High School in this year’s spring musical, Grease.

  • Harlem Quartet in residency here

    The Harlem Quartet will play twice in Yellow Springs this weekend. On Saturday, March 17, the group plays at 7:30 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. Included in their performance will be an original composition by Yellow Springs native Allen McCullough. On Sunday, March 18, the quartet plays at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs series. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs is hosting the Harlem String Quartet in a mini-residency from Thursday through Monday, organized by Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

  • Harlem Quartet plays this weekend

    The Harlem Quartet plays twice in the village this weekend. On Saturday, March 17, the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

    This weekend the Harlem Quartet of New York City plays twice in Yellow Springs. On Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs series.

  • The Harlem Quartet to perform at MLS Monday

    The Harlem Quartet plays twice in the village this weekend. On Saturday, March 17, the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

    The Harlem Quartet will perform at an all-school assembly Monday at 10 a.m.

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