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Sep
29
2020

Arts Section

  • Chappelle’s final ‘Summer Camp’ shows canceled

    Possible exposure” to COVID-19 by someone in his “inner circle” has led comedian and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle to bring an earlier than anticipated end to his summer-long series of shows at a rural property just north of the village.

  • ‘Psychedelic expressionist’ mural unveiled downtown

    The latest addition to Yellow Springs’ downtown public art scene is a breathtaking mural by villager Anna Burke, which was recently completed behind Rose & Sal’s Vintage Shop on Dayton Street.

  • Virtual exhibit showcases emerging artists

    With the aim of supporting new voices, the Yellow Springs Arts Council will host a virtual art show highlighting the work of four up-and-coming area artists.

  • Our part-time staff and contributors — Who’s the News, Pt. II

    As things have calmed down (somewhat), we’re pleased to restart the series with profiles of our part-time employees and regular contributors.

  • New mystery novel set in the village

    Geisel’s new novel “Fair Game,” available at local bookstore Dark Star Books, follows private investigator Flint’s quest to solve a mysterious, and fictional, years-old missing persons case.

  • ‘A Small Thing to Want’— Cawood explores desire, regret

    ‘A Small Thing to Want,’ a collection of short stories by author and YS native Shuly Xóchitl Cawood, was published in May.

  • Zoning rules challenge shows

    Award-winning comedian and actor Dave Chappelle’s weekend comedy shows are not within the parameters of the zoning code, forcing the property owner to seek a temporary usage variance from the Board of Zoning Appeals.

  • First Lines — What remains

    In the July column, a delicate and image-rich poem by Delaware, Ohio, poet Kip Knott. What is our place in the world? Can the question be transcended, or better — simply let go?

  • Local teacher to host virtual day camp

    Antioch School older group teacher Sally Dennis is hosting a virtual summer camp on Dayton’s PBS station, ThinkTV, with daily episodes on topics such as health, peace and diversity running from July 27–August 1.

  • 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.