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  • A Saint for the season

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Chamber Orchestra presented a grand holiday musical spectacle with the performance of Benjamin Britten’s “St. Nicolas,” featuring tenor Vincent Davis, at the First Presbyterian Church Sunday, Dec. 18. Overlooking the ensemble from the choir loft was the trio singing the part of the “pickled boys” — three children said to have been brought back to life by the saint — from left, David Walker, Eliza Minde-Berman and Danny Grote; organist Susanne Grote is at right. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Community Chorus and Chamber Orchestra presented a grand holiday musical spectacle with the performance of Benjamin Britten’s “St. Nicolas.”

  • Laura Carpenter exhibit—Through a child’s, and painter’s, eye

    Monoprints by Yellow Springs native Laura Carpenter, who now lives in Colorado, are currently on exhibit at the Glen House. The exhibit is on display through January, with open hours Sundays, 2–4 p.m. Carpenter will give a talk on her work on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 7:30 p.m. (Submitted Photo)

    It’s been a number of years since visual artist Laura Carpenter left Yellow Springs. A part of her remains here in spirit, though, and a current exhibit of Carpenter’s artwork at the Glen House Inn Bed and Breakfast is “very specific to Ohio.”

  • Wheels in FMC fundraiser

    Wheels members Rory Papania, left and Sam Salazar, second from left, met at Friends Music Camp in 2009. Now the band, which also includes Friends Music Camp alums Jamie Scott and Sam Crawford, right, along with Connor Stratton (not pictured), will perform at a benefit concert for Friends Music Camp’s scholarship fund on Friday, Dec. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. (Submitted photo by Savanah Amos)

    Despite both growing up in Yellow Springs, local teens Sam Salazar and Rory Papania never really met. But after attending Friends Music Camp together, they started picking a ukulele and guitar in front of Tom’s Market and the bluegrass-folk band Wheels was born.

  • Wheels to play Friends Music Camp benefit

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    Local bluegrass-folk band Wheels will perform at an annual benefit for Friends Music Camp on Dec. 30 to raise funds for the school that shaped their young musical careers.

  • Carpenter talks about her ‘Art for Desmond’ at Glen House

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    Yellow Springs native Laura Carpenter presents an exhibit of her monoprints at the Glen House.

  • Yellow Springs Brass! performs tonight

    The Yellow Springs Brass! will perform tonight, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Friends Care Center. They are shown here performing downtown during last week-end's Holiday Fest.

    The Yellow Springs Brass! will perform a holiday concert tonight, Dec. 19, at the Friends Care Center.

  • A new toast to the Little Art

    Little Art Theatre executive director Jenny Cowperthwaite-Ruka, right, and her assistant, Margaret Morgan, held up the wine that will soon be offered at the theater. The nonprofit recently received a license to sell beer and wine and will begin pouring drinks at a special showing of the film Sideways at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Imagine settling in for a movie, sipping a glass of red wine with malted milk balls, a chilled white wine with a butter bar, a beer with a tub of popcorn,  or, on special occasions, a signature cocktail.

  • Klingers’ pottery, paintings at Springs Gallery

    Christine Klinger of the Springs Gallery will exhibit her own paintings and the raku-fired pottery of her husband, James Klinger, beginning this Friday, Dec. 16 through Feb. 16. An opening reception will take place Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the gallery in Kings Yard, during the Third Friday Fling.

    James and Christine Klinger will show their pottery and paintings at a Springs Gallery exhibit that opens this Friday with a reception from 6-9 p.m. during the Third Friday Fling. The exhibit runs until Feb. 16.

  • Strong Heart Press offers holiday workshop

    Local artist and printmaker Sarah Strong is offering holiday-themed workshops at her Strong Heart Press & Studio, 143 1/2 E. Limestone Street. Workshop participants will create pocket journals on Friday, Dec. 9, and ornaments on Saturday, Dec. 10, both at 9:30 a.m. to noon. For information, contact Strong at 317-525-1785. The studio is also open for holiday shopping Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Dec. 19.

    Artist and printmaker Sarah Strong of the Strong Heart Press & Studio is offering several holiday-themed workshops at her studio, located at 143 1/2 E. Limestone Street, Yellow Springs. On Friday, Dec. 9, from 9:30 to noon, participants will create pocket journals and on Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon, they will create ornaments. The studio is also open for holiday shopping Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 19. For information, contact Strong at 317-525-1785.

  • Bowling ball jewelry knocks ’em down

    New village resident Matt Cole makes jewelry from bowling balls, and sells his work at craft fairs. He and his family moved here recently from Bali. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    Bowing balls distinguish themselves with bright, eye-catching patterns. Some may even find them reminiscent of semi-precious stones. Yet who takes this observation to the next logical step?

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