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  • Johannes Quartet in YS

    The Johannes String Quartet will perform as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs series on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church. The group will play quartets by Mozart, Schumann and Respighi. (submitted photo)

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs will present the Johannes String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the First Presbyterian Church, playing Mozart’s Quartet in E-flat K.428, Schumann’s Quartet Op.41 No.1, and Ottorino Respighi’s Quartet in D Major from 1904.

  • Show goes on for One-Acts

    The Yellow Springs High School One-Acts, featuring student-written and student-directed plays, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mills Lawn auditorium. This year’s playwrights of original one-acts are, from left, Lois Miller, Colton Pitstick and Rory Papania. This year, the plays will be supplemented with a variety show. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a Friday night in Yellow Springs and a group of high school kids are looking for things to do. The typical, albeit caricatured, teenage banter is captured in a one-act play written by YSHS students Rory Papania and Lois Miller and will be performed at this year’s annual staging of student-written, student-directed pieces.

  • WYSO gets Localore grant

    When a grant for public radio stations to collaborate with independent media producers came across WYSO general manager Neenah Ellis’ desk, she saw that it would be a perfect opportunity to work with local award-winning documentarians Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar.

  • Artist talk to focus on gender fluidity

    Artist Linda Stein, pictured above, will speak on gender fluidity this Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. at McGregor 113 at the Antioch  College campus.

    New York City artist Linda Stein will speak on gender fluidity this Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the Antioch College campus.

  • Winter banners brighten the village

    The annual Yellow Springs Banner Festival, with banners created by local artists, is gracing Yellow Springs with its colors and original designs, until the beginning of spring.

    Banners by Yellow Springs artists are brightening downtown, after being put up by the Village crew earlier this week.

  • Chamber Music Yellow Springs to fund new music

    Yellow Springs native Allen McCullough was commissioned to write a piece for string quartet by CMYS, in support of new music by young artists. (Submitted photo)

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs recently extended a rare invitation for a new work by an artist whose exposure to music growing up in the village delivered him to the life of a composer.

  • YS Arts Council finds new home

    Village Arts Council is moving from Oten Gallery to a new gallery and performance space at 111 Corry Street, the building formerly occupied by Dolbeer’s Cleaners and the Rolling Pen Book Cafe. Arts Council board and staff members pictured are, from left, Corrine Bayraktaroglu, Deb Housh, Jerome Borchers, Nick Gaskins, Kathy Reed, Anita Brown, Joanne Caputo and Nancy Mellon. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    When the Yellow Springs Arts Council moved to its new gallery space on Corry Street last month, the group was following the mission prescribed by the community: grow in capacity and keep art and public art events vibrant in Yellow Springs.

  • Comedian Julia Sweeney to visit the village

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    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.