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  • Yellow Springs Pottery anniversary— 40 years of spinning wheels

    In February, Yellow Springs Pottery, a local artists’ cooperative, achieved a milestone of 40 years in business. A celebration party for its 10 members and their spouses was held at the Glen House Inn, featuring an afternoon swim, sushi by the pool, a tour of Glenn Owen’s art studio and a catered dinner, followed by a trivia contest. Yellow Springs Pottery members are, from back left, Evelyn LaMers, Kim Kramer, Jane Hockensmith-Reich, Eliza Bush, Janet Murie; front row, Jerry Davis, Justin Teilhet, David Hergesheimer and Marcia Cochran. Not pictured is Michele Dutcher. A pottery-making demonstration on Sunday, Sept. 22, and sale will conclude the anniversary celebration. (Submitted Photo)

    While it’s true that when it opened in 1973, Yellow Springs Pottery may have sold a few more fad items, the overall popularity of the co-op’s handcrafted ceramic tableware has endured.

  • Center Stage opens “Threepenny Opera” this weekend in Yellow Springs

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    Center Stage’s production of the 1920s Bertholt Brecht musical The Threepenny Opera opens for a two-weekend run with a public dress rehearsal on Friday, Sept. 27, at the 8 p.m. at the John Bryan Community Center. The show continues on Saturday and Sunday and on the following weekend, Oct. 4–6.

  • A sea change for trash as jelly art

    Through November Antioch College hosts an exhibit of recycled art from under the sea.

    Antioch College hosts an exhibit of jellyfish swimming in an unusually academic environment.

  • Yellow Springs Pottery celebrates 40 years with live demos

    In February, Yellow Springs Pottery, a local artists’ cooperative, achieved a milestone of 40 years in business. A celebration party for its 10 members and their spouses was held at the Glen House Inn, featuring an afternoon swim, sushi by the pool, a tour of Glenn Owen’s art studio and a catered dinner, followed by a trivia contest. Yellow Springs Pottery members are, from back left, Evelyn LaMers, Kim Kramer, Jane Hockensmith-Reich, Eliza Bush, Janet Murie; front row, Jerry Davis, Justin Teilhet, David Hergesheimer and Marcia Cochran. Not pictured is Michele Dutcher. A pottery-making demonstration on Sunday, Sept. 22, and sale will conclude the anniversary celebration. (Submitted photo)

    Local artist co-op store Yellow Springs Pottery celebrates its 40th year of business with a pottery sale and live pottery demonstrations on Sunday, Sept. 22., at the store.

  • Yellow Springs bus travels for music

    The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in 2010 when they celebrated their 75th anniversary.

    Bus excursions to the Dayton Philharmonic and Springfield Symphony, a 36-year village tradition, will continue this year.

  • Corner Cone hosts fundraiser concert with YSKP and friends

    YS Kids Playhouse staff and performers go Cajun for a day.

    YS Kids Playhouse will host a fundraiser concert this weekend with guest musicians from Yellow Springs and beyond.

  • Yellow Springs artists host straw bale and earthen plaster workshop

    Saturday, September 7th and Sunday September 8th Beth Holyoke and Käthi Seidl will be hosting a hands-on straw bale and earthen plaster workshop at the Antioch Farm.

    On Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, September 8, Beth Holyoke and Käthi Seidl will host a hands-on straw bale and earthen plaster workshop at the Antioch Farm. The event, which will result in a semi-permanent bench for the property, gives participants an opportunity to learn more about the structural and artistic aspects of working with straw bale and plaster.

  • Blues Fest kicks off in Yellow Springs

    Dean Sims of Springfield and his Satchmo Show will be one of the featured acts at this weekend's Blues Fest, sponsored by the AACW. The event takes place at the Antioch College Amphitheatre.

    The 16th annual AACW Blues/Jazz/Gospel Fest takes place this weekend from Aug. 22 through Aug. 25.

  • Art to wear in “Bling” show

    Jewelry has adorned the human body for 100,000 years as a way to ward off evil spirits, signify religious affiliation and more. It’s also wearable art, and since walking around with an armful of paintings can be cumbersome, donning jewelry is a better way to show off one’s artwork in public. That’s one reason Yellow […]

  • The 16th annual AACW Blues Fest­— Blues, jazz and gospel to reign

    A blues singer from Uruguay will make her first appearance at this year’s AACW Blues, Jazz and Gospel Fest, to take place Aug. 22 through 25 at the Antioch College amphitheatre. The singer, Virginia Martinez, contacted Blues Fest organizers because she’d heard of the event and wanted to perform, according to Karen Patterson. When Patterson […]

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