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  • YSHS and MMS present “The Bigfoot Letters”

    A rural Southern Ohio woman takes a little Bigfoot home to raise it as her own. Now what? YSHS and MMS present “The Bigfoot Letters” Sept. 26–29 at the Foundry Theater.

  • Outside voices: Porchfest 2019

    Yellow Springs’ second annual Porchfest transformed the town’s patios and porches into a de facto ­villagewide venue Saturday, Sept. 14. Above, Mojo Power drew a large crowd along the bike path on President Street as the event wound down in the evening. (Submitted photo by Nick Deys)

    Yellow Springs’ second annual Porchfest transformed the town’s patios and porches into a de facto ­villagewide venue Saturday, Sept. 14.

  • World House Choir performs— ‘Earth Mass’ reprised, with new works

    Performances are slated for Sept. 18 and 21 in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College; the choir will also perform on Sept. 19 and 22 in Dayton and Springfield (see sidebar on page 10 for full details).

  • World House Choir to debut “Our Planet — Our Lives”

    World House Choir rehearsal

    The World House Choir will debut “Our Planet — Our Lives” on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College.

  • World House Choir performs — ‘Earth Mass’ reprised, with two new works

    World House Choir and DCDC dancers

    The 100 voices of the World House Choir will reprise their celebration of “the earth, forever turning” with “Missa Gaia” and two new, commissioned pieces as part of “Our Planet — Our Lives” this month.

  • Sunflower field to receive VIDA award

    The Village of Yellow Springs Arts and Culture Commission will present the Village Inspiration & Design Award, or VIDA, to Dave and Sharen Neuhardt for the sunflower field, which they first planted in 2002.

  • First Lines — ‘While tottering …’

    In this month’s poem, villager Janeal Turnbull Ravndal meditates on marriage, aging and the loss of balance, leading to new forms of grace.

  • Sketch comedy show to debut

    Eliot Cromer and Adam Zaremsky will present a sketch comedy show, “Wistful Meanderings of the Petty,” on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24, beginning at 8 p.m. at the YS Arts Council.

  • Book Fair returns Saturday, Aug. 17

    The 39th annual Yellow Springs Book Fair will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., on the grounds of Mills Lawn.

  • Dayton ‘Media and Democracy’ event — Journalists oppose Cox Media sale

    A panel of journalists, politicians and educators aired their concerns about the proposed sale of Cox Media, which owns the Dayton Daily News and WHIO TV and radio, to a private equity firm, Apollo Global Management, during an event on the University of Dayton campus on Monday, July 29. Speaking is Tom Roberts, a former state legislator and past president of the Ohio Conference of the NAACP. To his right is Kevin Smith of Ohio University’s journalism school, former Dayton Daily News reporter Jim DeBrosse, UD political science professor Joel Pruce, veteran journalist Bob Daley, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley (obscured), Yosef Getachew of Common Cause and Catherine Turcer of Common Cause Ohio. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Private equity firms now own more than one-third of major news outlets in the U.S. Working journalists have declined by half in a decade. And half of all Americans don’t get news from the community in which they live.