Arts Section :: Page 9

  • Clifton opens new art gallery

    The Jailhouse Gallery's first show features work by Clifton and Yellow Springs artists.

    Local artists held an art opening last weekend to inaugurate Clifton’s new art gallery in the current town hall building.

  • Bit of the Big Easy in Yellow Springs

    New Yellow Springs High School band Sassabrass, rooted in the tradition of New Orleans street musicians, will perform at the Friends Music Camp fundraiser on Dec. 29 and at a future event at the Spirited Goat. Members pictured here include, from left, Maddie Allen, Meredith Rowe, Gabriel Day, Jack Lewis, Joshua Seitz, Connor Gravley-Novello, Lucas Mulhall, Max Mullin and Peter Day. (Submitted photo by Nadia Mulhall)

    There’s a new sound to be heard around the halls of the Yellow Springs High School thanks to the recently formed street band Sassabrass.

  • Antioch art faculty exhibit edgy work at Herndon

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    Antioch’s five art faculty members, along with resident scholars, are showing off their latest work at an exhibition at the Herndon Gallery through mid-February.

  • A doctor of strings and theory

    Ray Lewkowicz has been the go-to repairman for string players in and around the village. As a mathemetician and a musician himself, he opened his business, The Violin Doctor, out of a desire to learn the science and art of instrument making. (Photo by lauren Heaton)

    As a professor of mathematics and the son of a consummate craftsman, local resident Ray Lewkowicz had the temperament, breeding and just the right amount of curiosity to become an instrument maker.

  • Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert

    New music teacher Brian Mayer conducts the 5th and 6th grade band in the 2013 Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert (Photos by Matt Minde)

    Over 100 students took to their instruments or wound up their vocal chords in a spectacular Mills Lawn School band and orchestra concert under the tutelage and leadership of new music director Brian Mayer.

  • A tree for wishes, community

    In the past several months, many villagers have taken advantage of the Wishing Tree, next to the Village train station. Created by new resident Alicia Chereton, the tree is designed to hold the hopes and dreams of community residents. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    Beginning in late August, villagers may have noticed that a tree next to the train station was growing ribbons along with its leaves. Upon closer inspection, the ribbons reveal themselves to be wishes.

  • Harmony Rain Barrel Project

    Three wonderfully painted rain barrels from a Nevada town, who has been doing a similar project for 5 years to help raise money for low income families to enjoy children's programs at their local zoo.

    The Harmony Rain Barrel project will help fund the 2014 Human Relation Commission’s Learning/Sharing Mental Health Series. Deadline for artists to submit their ideas is quickly approaching!

  • Street poets come inside to jam

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    There are many types of poems you might hear if you stumble into the Yellow Springs Community Poetry Jam on Friday night, where four local street poets are moving their acts inside for a “free-flowing evening” of poetry, music, improvisation and more.

  • Local wood-fired work to open at the Winds

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    Locally made and wood fired plateware adorns the walls at the Winds Cafe through December.

  • 10-Minute shorts to hit the stage this weekend

    Miriam Eckenrode, Marcia Nowik and Howard Shook were three of the local actors who performed in The Cherry Orchard last spring at the Presbyterian Church. An enthusiastic reception for the play is one reason that theater-lovers in town, led by Kay Reimers, are gathering this Saturday, Aug. 13, to discuss re-activating Center Stage theater. The event takes place at 7 p.m. in the garden behind the Arts Council space at Oten Gallery. (Submitted photo by Virgil Hervey)

    The third annual Yellow Springs 10-Minute Play Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23, starting at 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. This year’s event features eight original plays by local playwrights, local actors and directors. The writers and directors include Virgil Hervey, Jerry Holt, Aaron Saari, Jerry Boswell, Kayla Graham, Lee Huntington and Kay Reimers. […]

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