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  • Comedian Julia Sweeney to visit the village

    Julia-Sweeney

    Local comedy fans will be happy to note that Julia Sweeney, actor, comedian, author and former Saturday Night Live cast member, will help celebrate the Antioch School’s 90th anniversary.

  • Feminist film gets national honor

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    As Antioch College students in the late 1960s, Julia Reichert and Jim Klein made a feature film about the experience of being female that both rode the modern wave of the feminist movement.

  • Dallas directs UD play— A collaborative process of discovery

    The University of Dayton will present Eleemosynary at its Boll Theater beginning this weekend, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 4, and 7 p.m. on Feb. 5. The play, which continues next weekend, is directed by Yellow Springs resident Tony Dallas and stars local actor Marcia Nowik, who are shown discussing the play at Dallas’s Stafford Street home. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When actor, playwright and director Tony Dallas reads a play that he likes very much, the play resonates and stays with him for weeks or months afterward. That’s what happened when he read Eleemosynary, a 1985 work by Lee Blessing.

  • Feel the Love-In the Village this weekend

    Megan Miller showed off some of the chocolately possibilities of the upcoming “Tour de Chocolat,” on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Twenty-three downtown businesses are offering chocolate items on their menu. The chocolate crawl is part of the first Yellow Springs Love-In, Feb. 10–12, featuring music, peace and activism. Miller, who is helping to organize the event as an Antioch College Miller Fellow with the Yellow Springs Arts Council, here holds some handmade chocolates from Town Drug and a bianca white chocolate latte from Dino’s Cappucinos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Hippies held a human be-in in Golden Gate Park in 1967. The human rights movement used sit-ins for civil disobedience. Teach-ins were popular during the Vietnam War. For Valentine’s Day weekend, in a town that carries with it the spirit of the 60s, the love-In has been born. Organized by the Yellow Springs Arts Council, […]

  • Dallas to direct UD play

    Local director Tony Dallas will direct Eleemosynary at the University of Dayton's Boll Theater this weekend and next. He's shown here with local actor Marcia Nowik, who plays a lead role.

    Villager Tony Dallas is directing Eleemosynary at the University of Dayton’s Boll Theater this weekend and next. The play features local actor Marcia Nowik in a leading role.

  • Village shows its love, proudly

    Megan Miller showed off some of the chocolately possibilities of the upcoming “Tour de Chocolat,” on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Twenty-three downtown businesses are offering chocolate items on their menu. The chocolate crawl is part of the first Yellow Springs Love-In, Feb. 10–12, featuring music, peace and activism. Miller, who is helping to organize the event as an Antioch College Miller Fellow with the Yellow Springs Arts Council, here holds some handmade chocolates from Town Drug and a bianca white chocolate latte from Dino’s Cappucinos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Rather than fight it, the Yellow Springs Experience is embracing the village’s hippie image with a weekend “Love-In” modeled after happenings in the late 1960s centered on music, peace and activism.

  • CMYS to host guitar quartet

    The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will perform this Sunday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs season.

    The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will perform on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church as the third concert of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs season.

  • The revelation of being a painter

    Patricia Cole of Bloomington, Ind., will be artist-in-residence at Antioch College until mid-February. She will give a talk on her work at the college’s Herndon Gallery this Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. Her paintings will be on exhibit at the Glen House gallery beginning the end of January. (Photo submitted by Dennie Eagleson)

    From January until mid-February, painter Patricia Cole will be artist-in-residence at Antioch College.

  • College welcomes artist-in-residence

    Woman With Tulips I, 24 x 30, Oil on Canvas, 2010

    Painter Patricia Cole of Bloomington, Ind., will be the artist-in-residence at Antioch College until mid-February. Cole will give a talk on her work this Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Herndon Gallery.

  • Ashes to ashes, dust to diamonds

    Rita Caz recently set an unusual diamond ring for customer Vernon Dunlap. The diamond itself was created from the cremated remains of his wife, Roberta, using a process that distills and concentrates the carbon in human ashes under high heat and pressure. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local jewelry store Rita Caz has long helped customers honor deceased friends and relatives. But a recent request by a former Springfield man who now lives in Arizona to set a diamond ring made from his wife’s ashes was a first.

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