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  • 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?

  • Malarkey’s a star on London’s West End

    Yellow Springs native Michael Malarkey has hit the big time playing Elvis Presley in London’s West End theater district, in the hit show “Million Dollar Quartet.” He’s shown recently when he returned to the states for a visit at the Littlewood home of his parents, Jim and Nadia Malarkey. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Michael Malarkey has spent the year playing Elvis Presley in the West End production of “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Noel Coward Theatre in London.

  • Bowling balls inspire local jewelry

    Villager Matt Cole creates jewelry from bowling balls. His original work can be found online at www.matt-cole.com.

    Villager Matt Cole creates original jewelry from the outer shell of bowling balls. His designs can be found online at www.matt-cole.com.

  • Everyday heroes star in comic

    Local artist Michael Fleishman is featuring a new comic book about three Greene County war veterans at the Arts Council gallery this month. (Submitted photo)

    If leaping tall buildings in a single bound is all it takes to become as a superhero, then the three Greene County veterans that appear in Michael Fleishman’s most recent comic book “The Liars’ Club” surely qualify. Earl Ellis, Charlie Bath and Jack Newhouse became the heroes they read about as kids after serving their […]

  • Nonstop in a transitional time

    The Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs will leave its Millworks location the end of November, but members plan to continue sponsoring events of artistic and cultural significance in the village. Pictured above are, standing from left, Nonstop members Migiwa Orimo, Jill Becker, Chris Hill, C.T. Chen, Michael Casselli and Dan Reyes and seated, Lincoln Alpern.

    The Nonstop Institute of Yellow Springs will give up its Millworks facility the end of November, but Nonstop members plan to continue hosting artistic and cultural events in the community at downtown locations.

  • The ‘ecstatic surprise’ of a painter

    Local artist Ira Brukner is currently showing 17 of his brightly-colored, abstract paintings at a solo exhibit at the Miller Center for Visual Arts at Urbana University. The exhibit is open to the public Thursday and Saturday afternoons from 1–4 p.m. through Dec. 3, excluding Thanksgiving weekend. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Local artist Ira Brukner describes his painting process as almost magical. “It just happens,” he said of his process.

  • Brukner paintings on exhibit

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    An exhibit of the paintings of local artist Ira Brukner is on display at the Miller Center for Visual Arts at Urbana University. The exhibit is open Thursday and Saturday afternoons through Dec. 3, except for Thanksgiving weekend.

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