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  • The Falling Rain Blues

    Lionel Young plays at The Yellow Springs Amphitheater.

    Despite a smaller crowd and rainy skies, the AACW Blues, Jazz, and Gospel Fest went ahead this past weekend. There were workshops during the day and performances and food throughout the evening. The rain and cold cut the numbers of attendees down but some fans stuck it out for what proved to be solid musical performances and a continuation of an important tradition in Yellow Springs.

  • CMYS season opens

    The Telegraph String Quartet will open the 2015–16 Chamber Music in Yellow Springs season on Sunday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted photo)

    The Telegraph String Quartet will open the 2015–16 Chamber Music in Yellow Springs season on Sunday, Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Eruptions of blues, jazz and gospel to happen all around Yellow Springs this weekend

    Photo by Aaron Zaremsky

    Yellow Springs’ Blues, Jazz & Gospel Fest returns this weekend, starting Thursday, Sept. 24, and continuing all around the village.

  • “Locked In” event to return, materials sought

    The YS Arts Council invites community members to use this coloring page to submit their own design for the building's exterior.

    The YSAC will host another “Locked In” event this November, and art-lovers are invited to donate materials to be used in the creation of an art installation.

  • The Cyclops Festival – An Eye for Talent

    Christopher Etch stands before his creation - a graffiti mural that spells out "Cyclops". (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    The fifth annual Cyclops Festival was a success; drawing artists, musicians, craftspeople, and food vendors from all around to showcase their merchandise and talents. Local and non-local festival attendees enjoyed DJs, music, handcrafted wares, sizzling provisions and local beer, all on a beautiful fall day.

  • Yellow Springs News holiday hours


    Yellow Springs News holiday hours

  • Jason Morgan at Springfield Art Museum— Seeing epic in ordinary

    Portraits and hyperreal still-life paintings by Yellow Springs artist Jason Morgan are the focus of an exhibit at the Springfield Museum of Art. “Full Circle: Paintings by Jason Morgan,” is showing now until Feb. 6. (Submitted Photo)

    If the produce Jason Morgan paints wound up on the shelves of Tom’s Market, it would be judged not for freshness, but for its more human qualities.

  • Roots rock, new brew at WYSO Community Concert


    Public radio station WYSO 91.3FM will hold its annual Community Concert on Sunday, Sept. 13, at RiverScape MetroPark in downtown Dayton.

  • Jazz, original music with Friends

    Friends Music Campers advertised their annual summer concert in downtown Yellow Springs last year, and will perform the camp’s 11th benefit on Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Mills Lawn Elementary School. This year’s concert, ‘Musicians for Justice and Peace,’ will benefit Glen Helen with performances by the camp’s concert band, the all-camper chorus and four student soloists. (archive photo by Matt Minde)

    The Friends Music Camp will present its annual summer concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, at Mills Lawn Elementary School.

  • McGruder to discuss new book on race, real estate


    Dr. Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will read from his new book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus.