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Arts Section

  • YS News wins ‘Newspaper of the Year’ for 2018 — Read the award-winning stories

    Layla Walland, 5, was ready for her first day of kindergarten. Her father, Matt Walland, and 2-year-old brother, Finn, looked on. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    For the ninth year in a row, the Yellow Springs News won Newspaper of Year at the annual Ohio News Media Association convention, held last week in Columbus.

  • Hootenanny Saturday!

    A YS Hootenanny will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, 6–8:30 p.m., at the YS Arts Council Community Gallery, 111 Corry St.

  • Ten-Minute Play Festival to return

    Colton Pitstick and Charlotte Walkey rehearse a scene from "Large Box — A Conundrum" at First Presbyterian Church, while a mysterious machine looms in the foreground. "Large Box" is one of seven plays that will premiere at the Ten-Minute Play Festival this Friday and Saturday.

    This year’s festival will feature seven short plays, with most of them the traditional length of 10 minutes or shorter, and one at double the standard length, anchoring the second half of the show.

  • ‘Careful man, there’s a beverage here…’ Little Art, Yellow Springs Brewery team up for ‘Big Lebowski’ event

    Brewer Jon Vanderglas, Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite, and Paul Herzog of Yellow Springs Brewery at the recent “brew day” where the White Russian Milk Stout was crafted for the “Big Lebowski” event on Feb. 10. (submitted photo by Lisa Wolters)

    There are two types of people: those who love the film “The Big Lebowski” and those who don’t.

  • Keeping it traditional— Guitarist Mark Babb brings the blues

    Guitarist Mark Babb performing recently at the Mills Park Hotel during Porch Fest.

    Villager Mark Babb is living in the past, at least musically. His influences are people like Blind Blake, Rev. Gary Davis, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson, from nearly a century ago.

  • From ‘Vampire Diaries’ to ‘Blue Book’ — YSHS alum Malarkey’s new role

    Michael Malarkey, left, as Captain Michael Quinn in the new drama “Project Blue Book,” which premieres on Jan. 8 on the History Channel. (Photo courtesy of Ed Araquel/History Channel)

    Within the first few minutes of “Project Blue Book,” a new show premiering next week on the History Channel, villagers watching may recognize two familiar sights: the ubiquitous acronym “WPAFB” emblazoned on an aircraft hangar, and the face of Michael Malarkey.

  • Cello Springs Festival to return

    For the third year in a row, the Cello Springs Festival will present concerts, master classes and other offerings at various settings in Yellow Springs in the first part of January.

  • Writing workshops to hone Ripples submissions

    Submissions are now open for the Senior Center's literary journal by and featuring local elders, Ripples.

    Ripples, the literary magazine published by the Yellow Springs Senior Center, is seeking new material written by people affiliated with the village and Miami Township.

  • Eldridge’s Western Swing comes to The Emporium

    Kyle Eldridge

    This Friday, Dec. 14, the Emporium will present Kyle Eldridge and the Rhythm Rounders during the weekly wine tasting from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at 233 Xenia Avenue. Eldridge is a virtuoso guitarist in the Western Swing style, with plenty of rockabilly, vintage country and “Ameripolitan” sounds in the mix as well, backed by upright bass and drums. 

  • A Tour of Yellow Springs Murals

    The VIDA award presented Dec 12, 2018, recognizes the collective efforts of muralists working in Yellow Springs over the past two decades. Note that while individual artists may be credited here as creators, often the work of painting the murals is a collaborative effort among multiple artists. Here is a photo tour of some of the prominent works currently around the village.

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