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Oct
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2021

Arts Section

  • New bookmobile revs into action

    Back in August, booklovers from around the county gathered at the Fairborn Community Library to help dedicate the Greene County Public Library system’s latest asset: its brand new bookmobile.

  • Local artist plants early reading seeds with ‘One Tomato’ illustrations

    With a large pair of orange garden gloves gently tending a tomato seedling, the book “One Tomato” begins. The colorful counting board book, released this summer by Rubber Ducky Press, was illustrated by villager and 2016 YSHS graduate Anna Mullin, and is aimed at ages 2 to 4.

  • ‘Loud As the Rolling Sea’— Yvonne Seon on Black studies, history

    In collaboration with 91.3-FM WYSO’s Eichelberger Center for Community Voices, the News is publishing excerpted transcripts from WYSO’s series “Loud As the Rolling Sea.”

  • Little Art Theatre’s new managing director settles in

    As the Little Art celebrates nearly 92 years of operation, Kristina Heaton, its newly hired managing director, is making it her personal mission to continue building a legacy that reflects the values of the theater and of the Yellow Springs community.

  • Chamber Music in Yellow Springs returns for 2021-2022 season

    Chamber Music in Yellow Springs, or CMYS, will be returning to in-person concerts this season, with some innovations — including providing livestreaming.

  • Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse now casting ‘The Time Machine’

    Celebrating its 27th year, the Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will explore a world decimated by climate change in its performance of “The Time Machine,” by H.G. Wells. The show is currently being cast and will premiere this fall.

  • New era, location for WYSO

    This article looks more deeply at WYSO’s plans for the Union School House that were announced in last week’s News.

  • ‘Loud As the Rolling Sea’ series launched— WYSO airs Black YS elders’ stories

    Named after a lyric in the civil rights standard, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” local public radio station WYSO’s new series, “Loud As the Rolling Sea,” brings to the airwaves stories of African American life in mid-20th century Yellow Springs.

  • Union School House site for WYSO

    At its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 13, Planning Commission approved a major renovation and addition at the historic Union School House for the new site of the local radio station WYSO.

  • Site design unveiled— Gaunt sculpture park eyed

    After three years, the Wheeling Gaunt sculpture is nearing completion. Anticipating a September unveiling, Village Council heard about plans for the sculpture’s placement in a downtown park at its June 21 regular meeting.