Performing Arts Section :: Page 3

  • 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. […]

  • Street poets put on Poetry Jam

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    A group of local street poets are moving their acts inside for a “free-flowing evening” of poetry, music, improvisation at the Yellow Springs Community Poetry Jam on Friday, Nov. 22.

  • Concert to benefit Senior Center

    Pianist Sam Reich will perform this Sunday, Oct. 6, at 3:30 p.m. at a fund-raiser for the Senior Center.

    Pianist Sam Reich will perform at a fund-raiser for the Senior Center on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 3:30 p.m.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cajun Robin Hood saves the bayou this weekend and next

    Gators and crawfish corner Gaston on the set.

    The YS Kids Playhouse’s ‘Fais Do Do’ season kicks off with a production of Gaston Boudreaux —The Cajun Robin Hood, July 11–14 and 18–21.

  • Healing with rhythm “Prayerformance”

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    “Into the Dark Forest,” a one-woman “prayerformance” by Nicole Manieri, will be paired with the “Dance of Liberation” on Friday May 24.

  • Love, calypso beat in YSHS musical

    If you’re interested in the Caribbean, calypso music or star-crossed lovers, this year’s high school musical should appeal to you. The musical, Once on this Island, will be performed at Mills Lawn on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, with Friday and Saturday showings beginning at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

  • Former Yellow Springers, siblings, bring new music to town

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs has commissioned a string quartet by Yellow Springs native Allen McCullough that will be performed by the Aeolus Quartet on Sunday, April 14. The piece was written for the Daedalus Quartet, who was scheduled to perform it this weekend, but an injury forced a change in plans. (Photo courtesy of Mercer University)

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs will bring two former Yellow Springers, siblings, to the village this weekend for a performance of original music, in connection with the fourth concert of the CMYS season by the Aeolus Quartet on Sunday evening.