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  • Hip hop holiday

    Audrey Creighton became the self-appointed star of the Holiday Fest in the Springs show on Saturday when she climbed up on stage as the elves gave their seasonal admonition about pouting and crying. The afternoon’s performance at the Vernet Ecological Center featured a chorus of the Mills Lawn fifth and sixth graders and dance and vocal concerts by each of YS Kids Playhouse classes in hip-hop, ballet and singing. (Photos by Lauren Heaton)

    Saturday afternoon’s holiday fest at the Glen Helen’s Vernet Ecological Center was buzzing with activity — and Santa!

  • McKee Group holds forum— Villagers debate CBE funding

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    About 100 villagers turned out last Thursday evening to discuss whether the Village should fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE. The community forum was sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and took place at the First Presbyterian Church, with Jalyn Roe serving as moderator. The evening began with three representatives of […]

  • Proposing an ‘Impact Hub’ in village — New entrepreneurial model

    Antioch College Alumni Board member Roger Husbands of northern California is spending three months in Yellow Springs to drum up interest in launching an Impact Hub, a new model of collaborative small business development. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    As befits one who spent his formative years at Antioch College, Roger Husbands in his life has reinvented himself, and his career, at regular intervals. The new thing that Husbands wants to start now is an Impact Hub in Yellow Springs.

  • Farmer sows seeds for love of music

    The Antioch School hired Dennis Farmer for a yearlong arts residency, funded partially by the Emily Bailey Fund. Shown above are several Younger Group future musicians trying their hands at recorders, from left, Isaac Stiles (partially obscured), Jackson Grotes, Kian Barker, Ayla Current, Olivia Hasek, Scout Espinosa, Sophia Hale and Caroline Tucker. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School has always encouraged the musician in students interested in developing their skills and talents. This year the Antioch School formalized its music program by inviting artist-in-residence Dennis Farmer to start an introductory program during a year-long residency.

  • Antioch College arts faculty exhibit— Creating art with time and spaces

    Antioch College’s art faculty members and resident scholars are exhibiting in “Currencies,” a new Herndon Gallery show running from Dec. 12–Feb. 14, with an opening reception from 7 to 9:30 p.m, Thursday, Dec. 12. From left are faculty members Sara Black, a sculptor, Raewyn Martyn, a painter, and Gabrielle Civil, a performance artist, in front of Martyn’s painting, portions of which will be peeled away to reveal new images during the course of the exhibit. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A current of artistic energy is circulating on the Antioch College campus these days with spontaneous artwork from students and experimental art from faculty and resident scholars.

  • ‘Wishing we had talked…’ installation at Herndon Gallery

    Casselli’s installation, “wishing we had talked, there’s so much left unsaid,” is a reflection on caring for his mother as she was dying of cancer in 1996. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Antioch College instructor of media arts Michael Casselli is one of the Antioch faculty members participating in an exhibit in the Herndon Gallery, “Currencies”.

  • Glen Helen makes bid for Girl Scout camp

    The 3,200-square-foot lodge and the surrounding Girl Scout’s Camp Greene, located off of Grinnell Road, could soon belong to the Glen. The Glen Helen Association has applied for grant funding with the Clean Ohio Fund to help purchase and permanently protect the 28-acre camp with a conservation easement. (Submitted photo)

    It’s been nearly 50 years since Glen Helen has expanded its borders, but the preserve recently entered into an agreement that its leaders hope will result in the acquisition of 28 acres.

  • Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse calls on alums for feedback

    Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2014 with special events and performances. From left, Andrew Beal, Sam Jacobs, Alban Holyoke, Sahara Lawson-Lance and Martin Bakari perform in “Dick Tracy: the Musical” in 1995. YSKP also hopes to reconnect with 1,200 alumni during the year to complete a survey on how the local youth theater experience influenced them. Alumni should contact YSKP at admin@yskp.org. (Submitted photo)

    Ever wonder what happened to Dick Tracey, Homer Price, Frankenstein and James Bond? So does Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, which hopes to reconnect with some 1,200 alumni from past shows to learn more about the impact of YSKP on their lives.

  • Leon Randolph “Randy” Jackson

    Obituary

    Leon Randolph “Randy” Jackson of Sacramento, Calif., passed away Dec. 3. He was 68.

  • Opening minds for inclusive town

    A group of villagers are offering a series of events this Saturday, Dec. 7, to highlight the perspectives of people with disabilities. A documentary, Shooting Beauty, will be shown at the Little Art at 2 and 4:30 p.m., with a panel discussion on the topic of inclusion at 3:30 p.m. at the theater. A potluck dinner at the First Presbyterian Church will follow at 6 p.m. The above couple, Cathy and Dana Culkin, are two of the film’s subjects. (Submitted photo by Courtney Bent)

    When Debra Williamson and her 15-year-old son, Alex, recently put up flyers in downtown stores for an upcoming event, she was pleased that several people, saying hello, called out to Alex by name.