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  • WYSO to host Ira Glass

    Ira Glass, host of WBEZ Chicago's "This American Life," will visit Dayton in May, thanks to WYSO.

    WYSO will host a personal appearance by Ira Glass on Sunday, May 22 at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton, Ohio.

  • A little brass in your stocking

    The Yellow Springs Brass Band performing, with (from left to right) Robert Love, Dave Vrooman, Mike Triplett, Steve Vrooman and Bruce Heckman (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The Yellow Springs Brass! performed their tenth annual Christmas Carol benefit last Saturday afternoon outside the Underdog Cafe. The street concert was to raise money for the Yellow Springs Emergency Welfare Fund. Click here to listen to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” RELATED POSTS: Yellow Springs Brass! performs tonight VIDEO: Yellow Springs Community Band concert […]

  • An ‘Uncle Vanya’ that kids can get

    In 1979 a writer and teacher named Phillip Lopate decided to have his fifth- and sixth-grade students at PS 75 in New York City stage a production of Uncle Vanya on Broadway. Thirty years later, one of those students, Sasha Waters Freyer, has made a film, Chekhov for Children.

  • Art salon revived in Yellow Springs

    Artist Glen Owen showcases drawings from his new series. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Modeled after the mid-century salon, Erik and Deirdre Owen threw an “art happening” at their home on Grinnell Circle last Saturday night.

  • Admiring nature with brush in hand

    Jim Glover, who has worked with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, shows off his paintings (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Art and nature melded together in a beautiful way at the latest Glen Nature Arts and Crafts Show at the Glen Helen Building.

  • Glen Nature Arts and Crafts Show

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    The 29th annual Glen Helen Association Nature Arts and Crafts Show will take place this Saturday and Sunday at the Glen Helen Building.

  • A Wilde night in Victorian England

    The YSHS Drama Club presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest tonight at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. in the MIlls Lawn gym.

    The YSHS Drama Club presents The Importance of Being Earnest tonight, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. The play continues next weekend.

  • Dave Greer band and guest pay tribute to Beiderbecke

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    Dave Greer’s Classic Jazz Stompers will perform with Chicago cornetist Andy Schumm at Gilly’s in downtown Dayton on Friday night, Nov. 12, beginning at 8:30 p.m.

  • YS filmmakers travel to New York

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    Two Yellow Springs filmmakers, Aileen LeBlanc and Jim Klein, will be filming part of a documentary entitled “Take Us Home” in New York City on Monday, Nov. 8.

  • Mandolins to play Garcia piece

    The Dayton Mandolin Orchestra recently rehearsed at the First Presbyterian Church for their upcoming Nov. 7 concert at Herndon Gallery. Foreground, Dottie Pasgrove; first row, Michael Hitchcock, Doug Daegele, Matt Minde, Yvonne Wingard and Mike Ruddell; back row, Mark Hoffman, Rose Wendel and Dwight Sutton. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.