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  • New app by Yellow Springs residents is a gas

    New app "My Little AlphaButts," created by villagers Mike Fleishman, Joanne Caputo and Max Fleishman, was a true village effort, featuring the vocal talents of Caputo, Benny Vazquez, Shaylee and Nevaeh Smith and Kenji and Tyson Housh. (Submitted photo)

    Yellow Springs residents and family members Mike Fleishman, Joanne Caputo and Max Fleishman recently released “My Little AlphaButts,” an app for iPod that aims to teach children the alphabet … in an untraditional way. The app’s interactive alphabet features illustrated letter shapes and sounds that are positively flatulent.

  • Writers, poets and artists give voice to their high school lives

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    YSHS has brought back its school news and literary magazine.

  • Friends concert for a special camp

    From left, Matthias Enderle, violin, and Wendy Champney-Enderle, viola, of the Zurich, Switzerland-based Carmina Quartet, will perform at the annual Friends Music Camp winter benefit concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Here they perform at the 2011 concert. The Enderle family will perform this year with their daugher, Ciara, an up-and-coming cellist. Other Friends Music Camp alumni and instructors to perform at the concert include Martha Hyde, Martin Bakari, Minnita Daniel-Cox and local teen New Orleans-style brass band, Sassabrass. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Several Friends Music Camp alumni and instructors will perform at its Winter Benefit Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center, to support need-based scholarships and tuition reductions at the annual youth summer music camp.

  • Antioch College arts faculty exhibit— Creating art with time and spaces

    Antioch College’s art faculty members and resident scholars are exhibiting in “Currencies,” a new Herndon Gallery show running from Dec. 12–Feb. 14, with an opening reception from 7 to 9:30 p.m, Thursday, Dec. 12. From left are faculty members Sara Black, a sculptor, Raewyn Martyn, a painter, and Gabrielle Civil, a performance artist, in front of Martyn’s painting, portions of which will be peeled away to reveal new images during the course of the exhibit. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A current of artistic energy is circulating on the Antioch College campus these days with spontaneous artwork from students and experimental art from faculty and resident scholars.

  • Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse calls on alums for feedback

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014 with special events and performances. From left, Andrew Beal, Sam Jacobs, Alban Holyoke, Sahara Lawson-Lance and Martin Bakari perform in “Dick Tracy: the Musical” in 1995. YSKP also hopes to reconnect with 1,200 alumni during the year to complete a survey on how the local youth theater experience influenced them. Alumni should contact YSKP at admin@yskp.org. (Submitted photo)

    Ever wonder what happened to Dick Tracey, Homer Price, Frankenstein and James Bond? So does Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, which hopes to reconnect with some 1,200 alumni from past shows to learn more about the impact of YSKP on their lives.

  • Piano and violin ring out at benefit for Yellow Springs Senior Center

    Local pianist Sam Reich and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport will present a benefit concert at the Senior Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3:30 p.m.

    Local pianist Sam Reich and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport will present a benefit concert at the Senior Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3:30 p.m.

  • Clifton opens new art gallery

    The Jailhouse Gallery's first show features work by Clifton and Yellow Springs artists.

    Local artists held an art opening last weekend to inaugurate Clifton’s new art gallery in the current town hall building.

  • Bit of the Big Easy in Yellow Springs

    New Yellow Springs High School band Sassabrass, rooted in the tradition of New Orleans street musicians, will perform at the Friends Music Camp fundraiser on Dec. 29 and at a future event at the Spirited Goat. Members pictured here include, from left, Maddie Allen, Meredith Rowe, Gabriel Day, Jack Lewis, Joshua Seitz, Connor Gravley-Novello, Lucas Mulhall, Max Mullin and Peter Day. (Submitted photo by Nadia Mulhall)

    There’s a new sound to be heard around the halls of the Yellow Springs High School thanks to the recently formed street band Sassabrass.

  • Antioch art faculty exhibit edgy work at Herndon

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    Antioch’s five art faculty members, along with resident scholars, are showing off their latest work at an exhibition at the Herndon Gallery through mid-February.

  • A doctor of strings and theory

    Ray Lewkowicz has been the go-to repairman for string players in and around the village. As a mathemetician and a musician himself, he opened his business, The Violin Doctor, out of a desire to learn the science and art of instrument making. (Photo by lauren Heaton)

    As a professor of mathematics and the son of a consummate craftsman, local resident Ray Lewkowicz had the temperament, breeding and just the right amount of curiosity to become an instrument maker.

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