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Arts Section :: Page 4

  • Friends use art to confront illness

    A new Yellow Springs Arts Council show, “Bosom Buddies,” opens on Friday, April 21, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. The show was inspired by the art created by Corrine Bayraktaroglu and friends during her bout with cancer. Other community members are invited to submit to the show art that’s linked to breast cancer. Shown above are Bayraktaroglu and her good friend, Nancy Mellon, who together are known as the JafaGirls. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    “Corrine deals with everything through art,” said Nancy Mellon, speaking recently of her dear friend and frequent art-making collaborator Corrine Bayraktaroglu. The “everything” in this case is breast cancer.

  • Local artists ‘try another way’

    “Dichotomy — Chains and Wings,” a pastel drawing by local artist Theresa Mayer, will be featured in a new exhibit, “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities.” Showcasing works in various media by local artists living with disabilities, the exhibit will open with a reception at the YSAC Community Gallery on Friday, March 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., and will stay up through April 15. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council will host the exhibit “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities,” featuring the work of persons with disabilities or living with those with disabilities.

  • YSTC to hold auditions for ‘Julius Caesar’

    YS Theater Company will hold auditions for "Julius Caesar" on March 27 and 28.

    The YS Theater Company will hold auditions for its upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” on Monday and Tuesday, March 27 and 28.

  • ‘Piecework for Peace’ to gather

    All handiwork crafters are invited to gather from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays, beginning March 16, at the Emporium.

  • YS Piano Fest to return

    The YS Piano Fest will continue with three performances on March 24, 25 and 26.

    The YS Piano Fest, a year-long series of concerts which aim to raise money to repair the Steinway piano in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College, will celebrate the restringing of the Steinway with a series of recitals Friday–Sunday, March 24–26.

  • Parker Quartet performs at Chamber Music in Yellow Springs

    Chamber Music in Yellow Springs welcomes back the Parker Quartet for a concert on Sunday, March 12, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted Photo)

    Chamber Music in Yellow Springs welcomes back the Parker Quartet for a concert on Sunday, March 12, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Celebrating dance and community

    The annual Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert will take place next Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    Locally based dancer Valerie Blackwell-Truitt might have become a professional singer. But dance is what called her.

  • A hometown writer tells own story

    Chris Tebbetts, a Yellow Springs native and author of a few successful book series for young readers, will be speaking at the Little Art Theatre as part of their “Homecoming” series, in which people with interesting careers speak about their history and their craft. Tebbetts made a name for himself as co-author of the “Middle School” books, a series in which the protagonist “copes with the awkwardness of adolescence.” (Submitted Photo)

    Chris Tebbetts, a Yellow Springs native and author of a few successful book series for young readers, will be speaking at the Little Art Theatre as part of their “Homecoming” series, in which people with interesting careers speak about their history and their craft.

  • ‘Ripples’ celebrates village’s elders

    Members of the Senior Center committee putting together ”Ripples,” the center’s annual literary journal by and about seniors, are seeking submissions from villagers. Shown above looking at past issues are, from left, Suzanne Patterson, Karen Wolford, Jane Baker, Fran LaSalle, Marianne Whelchel and Lee Huntington. Not pictured is committee member Sandy Love. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A diversity of both form and content is the goal of “Ripples,” an annual journal that is “a celebration of elders” in the Village.

  • Community Dance Concert coming up

    The annual Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert will take place next Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    The Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert, featuring over 40 dancers, is happening next Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at the Foundry Theater.

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