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  • Midwest memoir reading— Eileen Cronin writes about being able

    Author Eileen Cronin will read from her recently published memoir “Mermaid: A Memoir of Resilience” at Antioch University Midwest on Thursday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and will include a discussion and a book signing with the author, who is the sister of Midwest faculty member Joe Cronin. (Submitted photo)

    Growing up, Eileen Cronin loved sports and writing and had the determination to pursue both. Though others would see it differently, these elements had greater influence on her identity than the fact that she was born without fully developed legs.

  • Sign up for the artist directory

    Artists of all genres are invited to be a part of an artist directory to be published by the YS Arts Council.

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council is in the process of putting together a directory of artists for the Yellow Springs area.

  • YSKP hosts local Cajun ‘Carnival’

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    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will throw its second annual Mardi Gras “FUNdraiser” on Saturday, March 1, featuring live music, dancing, creole food, beads and more.

  • Yellow Springs youth win scholastic art awards

    Nadia Mulhall's "Melt"

    Many Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students won awards in the 2014 Miami Valley region’s Ohio Scholastic Art Awards competition.

  • The Little Art Theatre gets a little bigger

    Local political theorist Kurt Miyazaki, who also owns the Emporium Cafe, gave a talk and showed film clips on the fascist aesthetic in films at the Little Art Theatre on a recent Saturday. Miyazaki, who used to teach a class on film theory and political ideologies at Wittenberg University, was the first speaker in a new Little Art series, “Let’s Talk Movies” that explores different aspects of filmmaking and cinema. It runs the first Saturday of each month. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new series, “Let’s Talk Movies,” is an opportunity for theatergoers to see rare films and learn more about cinema as an art form, while it broadens the educational reach of the theater

  • Yellow Springs News wins top state honor

    The Yellow Springs News recently won the top prize in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association. Shown above are fulltime staff members, from bottom left clockwise: Lauren Heaton, Diane Chiddister, Matt Minde, Lauren Shows, Suzanne Szwmpruch, Bob Hasek, Megan Bachman and Tucker the News hound.

    The Yellow Springs News was honored as the best paper in Ohio in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association last week.

  • College exhibit to end with performances

    The Antioch College exhibit "Currencies" will end this Friday, Feb. 14, with several performances. Shown above are college arts teachers Sara Black, Raewyn Martyn and Gabrielle Civil, whose work is part of the show.

    The Antioch College art exhibit “Currencies,” will end with an evening of performances on Friday, Feb. 14, beginning at 7 p.m. in Herndon Gallery.

  • Yellow Springs News wins top state award

    The Yellow Springs News recently won the top prize in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association. Shown above are fulltime staff members, from bottom left clockwise: Lauren Heaton, Diane Chiddister, Matt Minde, Lauren Shows, Suzanne Szwmpruch, Bob Hasek, Megan Bachman and Tucker the News hound.

    The Yellow Springs News won the top award in its size category at the recent annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association, held last week in Columbus.

  • “GODZILLA!” with a comic twist

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    Corrie Van Ausdal’s “GODZILLA!,” an original musical parody starring five local teens, opens Saturday.

  • ‘Godzilla’ takes to the stage with a comic twist

    The cast and crew of GODZILLA!, an original musical parody written by Yellow Springs native Corrie Van Ausdal, rehearsed last weekend at the Glen Helen Auditorium. The show, produced by YSKP, opens in the auditorium on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. and continues Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. and on the following weekend, Friday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 15, with performances at 7 and 10 p.m. From left are musical director Xavier Suarez, actors Blaize Wright, Bear Wright, Sumayah Chappelle, Duard Headley and Jeremiah Scott, stage manager Amy Cunningham, writer/director Van Ausdal, assistant director Hannah Craig and choreographer Jill Becker. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A 500-foot fire-breathing monster rises from the sea and tromps around with no regard for human life.
    That’s the gist the plot of an upcoming local production, only this time, GODZILLA! is a clever comedy with pop music.