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Arts Section :: Page 8

  • “Killers” play explores violence, human nature

    Thor Sage co-stars in a play he wrote as a senior thesis at Antioch University Midwest. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    “Killers,” an original play written by Thor Sage, will be put on by the Yellow Springs Theater Company at the Antioch Foundry Theater over the next two weekends.

  • Mills Lawn students do a sidewalk shuffle

    Mills Lawn music teacher JoFrannye Reichert led the  impromptu performance.

    Mills Lawn students sang and danced for the Little Art Theatre on Thursday during school.

  • Wrights raise the haunts of Kyoto

    Harold and Jonatha Wright wrote and Sherraid Scott illustrated ‘Flesh Crawling Tales from Old Japan,’ published this month in time for Halloween. The authors will host a signing on Sunday, Oct. 19, 3–5 p.m. at the Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street, where Scott will also do a printmaking demonstration. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Once a year, near the time of the autumn equinox, Harold and Jonatha Wright put on black clothes, and tell gruesome stories that drew people in, curdle their blood, and chill them to the bone.

  • YSHS presents “Harvey” at Foundry Theater


    An invisible rabbit takes center stage in the high school drama troupe’s “Harvey,” which runs the next two weekends at the Antioch Foundry Theater.

  • Artist Studio Tour this weekend

    The Cliff Street home of Beth Holyoke, above, will be one of seven locations in this weekend's Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Holyoke will display her original clay sculptures.

    The 14th Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour takes place this weekend, Oct. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

  • Artists tell their own stories on Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour


    Want to hear how stained glass is assembled, what a soda kiln is, or how a screenprinting machine makes T-shirts? The annual Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale is one way to learn about the art-making process from local artists themselves.

  • Crime author ferrets out her plots

    Local crime fiction author Cyndi Pauwels recently released her first fiction book, ‘Forty & Out,’ through Deadly Writes Publishing. Pauwels will read and sign books at Epic Book Shop at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and present at the Yellow Springs Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to kick off National Novel Writing Month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While Cynthia Pauuwel’s new crime mystery “Forty & Out” is based around a morbid concept, it’s really the story of the female detective out to find the killer while balancing police politics, a clingy almost-ex-husband and a family rift.

  • Rally for marriage equality

    Issa Walker, of the Yellow Springs-based hip-hop group Village Fam, rehearses with the World House Choir, under the direction of Catherine Roma, on a song that will be performed as part of Friday night’s Pep Rally for Marriage Equality, hosted by the choir, at the Antioch Foundry Theater. The collaborative piece composed specially for the all-volunteer choir combines rap and four-part harmonies. Friday night’s multimedia event, scheduled to begin at 7:40 p.m., will include music, dance and a variety of visual elements. In addition to members of Village Fam, guest performers will include MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir; and dancers Melissa Heston and Rodney Veal. Admission is free. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The World House Choir is hosting a Pep Rally for Marriage Equality on Friday, Oct. 10, intentionally set on the eve of National Coming Out Day.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust’s language of the land


    The Tecumseh Land Trust and WYSO–FM essay contest “Home on Earth: Living on the Land” will award winners for personal nonfiction essays on what home and land mean to them.

  • Shoegazing’s out, rock’s back

    Local band Stark Folk, which is unapologetically tending the flames of ’60s psych rock, plays at a release party for its new record at Peach’s Grill on Friday, Oct. 3. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If you’re wondering where rock ‘n’ roll went, you’re not alone. Fortunately, local four piece Stark Folk Band is unapologetically rock ‘n’ roll and definitively high energy.