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Arts Section :: Page 10

  • ‘Caesar’s Redemption’— Local history, authentically imagined

    Local playwright Kane Stratton is debuting an eight-minute film vignette drawn from a longer script that explores the life of a Black man named Caesar, a “maroon” among the Shawnee people of southwestern Ohio in the 1770s and beyond.

  • Bookplate Ink— The village’s history in bookplates

    Printed bookplates — also referred to as “ex libris,” after the Latin for “from the library of,” which often precedes the name of a book’s owner on a bookplate — are nearly as old as Gütenberg’s printing press itself.

  • More local Chappelle shows OK’d

    The series of ticketed shows, which began in early June and ran for four months — as allowed by a temporary use permit for the agriculturally zoned property — may now continue through Aug. 5, 2021.

  • Mural to honor Virginia Hamilton

    Local artist Pierre Nagley recently started painting a new mural honoring the life and works of famed local author Virginia Hamilton. The mural, located on the wall of the Yellow Springs News building, is being spearheaded by Help Us Make a Nation, or H.U.M.A.N., a recently revived local human rights organization founded here in the ’70s.

  • Chappelle shows granted extension

    In a vote of 3–1, the Miami Township Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday evening , Nov. 11, approved a request to extend the timetable for performances hosted by Yellow Springs-based comedian Dave Chappelle at a rural property just north of the village.

  • The 2020-21 Guide to Yellow Springs: downtown, then and now

    This year’s Guide to Yellow Springs examines the village’s downtown, a reflection of our authentic, offbeat, casual and creative counterculture values.

  • Uncertain fate for Antioch Review

    Bob Fogarty is editor of the small but mighty Antioch Review, finalist for a third year in a row for the sought-after ‘Ellie’ award. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The current and future status of the Review, which has a national and international reputation for literary excellence, is unclear to the magazine’s longtime editor — furloughed since April — and longtime production staff.

  • Who’s the News?, pt. IV: the printer

    In the fourth installment of the “Who’s the News?” series, we go even further behind the scenes to introduce to you the men and the machines who bring the News to life. Meet the printer.

  • Dave Chappelle seeks OK for more local shows

    Comedian and Yellow Springs resident Dave Chappelle is apparently hoping that the series of shows he hosted this summer at a rural property just north of the village can go on longer than the time originally set in a temporary zoning variance approved for the site.

  • Who’s the News, pt. III: the columnists

    When we ask our readers what their favorite page of the paper is, we are not surprised to hear that it’s our letters page — page 4. The Community Forum is the one part of the paper reserved for opinions, and we in this community have a lot of them.

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