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2020

Arts Section

  • First Lines — Heart of compassion

    Amid the turmoil on Earth, have you looked at the stars? Villager Tim Morand contributes this month’s poem, a meditation on compassion, the shifts in human life and the grandeur of the night sky.

  • Lights! Costumes! Conference call!— Playwright debuts play virtually

    Yellow Springs-based playwright and actor Robb Willoughby will debut his play “Look into My Eyes” by way of virtual broadcast Saturday, May 16, through Wednesday, May 20.

  • First Lines — Staggered

    This month, this strange month, this unforgettable month, has been in some ways so sweet. This sweet world is as much the world as the frightening one is. April’s poetry column, written from lockdown, with a poem by column editor Audrey Hackett.

  • Amid pandemic, art is a gift

    The News recently spoke with several local artists about how they were adapting and responding to life amid the pandemic.

  • First Lines — ‘Underground river of poetry’

    The poetry of spring is gushing forth — the poetry of eternal spring, and the poetry of this strange spring, virus-tossed, virus-laced. A visionary poem by villager Robert Paschell, from the March column.

  • Our full-time staff— Who’s the News?

    Here we introduce you to the full-time staff of the paper.

  • First Lines — An ‘old soul’ poem

    Were you an “old soul” as a child? You may find yourself seen and understood by villager Ben Cronin’s delicate poem, from the February column.

  • ‘Newspaper of the Year’— News wins state awards

    The Yellow Springs News was honored by its peers last week as the “Newspaper of the Year” among comparable papers in Ohio.

  • Springsfest lineup announced; Guided by Voices to return

    Legendary Dayton indie rock band Guided by Voices will headline this year’s Springsfest. Front, from left: Bobby Bare, Jr. Rear: Kevin March, Robert Pollard, Doug Gillard and Mark Shue. (Submitted photo)

    Guided by Voices, who previously headlined Springsfest in 2018, will play their only Ohio show this year at Springsfest.

  • Review— Speaking Suns breaks the silence

    Art ought to speak some semblance of truth to power. And with the release of their newest record, “Terrestrial Year,” Yellow Springs-based band Speaking Suns does exactly that.