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Arts Section :: Page 11

  • Portraits of villagers at the Winds

    Local artist Tim Potter, shown here in his home studio with his portraits of family members in the background, will show about 50 portraits of villagers at The Winds Café this month and next. An opening reception for the exhibit takes place Sunday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Villager Tim Potter worked long and hard for three decades building a school of design in Dayton, so he wasn’t sure, when he retired eight years ago, who he was anymore. But he ended up surprising himself by picking up the paintbrush he’d put down years before.

  • Ten-Minute Play Festival to return

    Colton Pitstick and Charlotte Walkey rehearse a scene from "Large Box — A Conundrum" at First Presbyterian Church, while a mysterious machine looms in the foreground. "Large Box" is one of seven plays that will premiere at the Ten-Minute Play Festival this Friday and Saturday.

    This year’s festival will feature seven short plays, with most of them the traditional length of 10 minutes or shorter, and one at double the standard length, anchoring the second half of the show.

  • ‘Careful man, there’s a beverage here…’ Little Art, Yellow Springs Brewery team up for ‘Big Lebowski’ event

    Brewer Jon Vanderglas, Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite, and Paul Herzog of Yellow Springs Brewery at the recent “brew day” where the White Russian Milk Stout was crafted for the “Big Lebowski” event on Feb. 10. (submitted photo by Lisa Wolters)

    There are two types of people: those who love the film “The Big Lebowski” and those who don’t.

  • Keeping it traditional— Guitarist Mark Babb brings the blues

    Guitarist Mark Babb performing recently at the Mills Park Hotel during Porch Fest.

    Villager Mark Babb is living in the past, at least musically. His influences are people like Blind Blake, Rev. Gary Davis, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson, from nearly a century ago.

  • Review: Let’s hear it for the ‘Boyz’

    Lance (Seth Herzog), New Guy (Dave Hill) and Henry (Jordan Carlos) with sound engineer Dave (Dave “Gruber” Allen) — still in the studio after all these years, in a scene from “Boy Band,” the first feature film from local comedy writer and filmmaker Joel Levinson. (Submitted photo)

    Joel Levinson’s feature-length comedy film “Boy Band,” had its Yellow Springs debut on Saturday, March 2, at the Little Art Theatre.

  • From ‘Vampire Diaries’ to ‘Blue Book’ — YSHS alum Malarkey’s new role

    Michael Malarkey, left, as Captain Michael Quinn in the new drama “Project Blue Book,” which premieres on Jan. 8 on the History Channel. (Photo courtesy of Ed Araquel/History Channel)

    Within the first few minutes of “Project Blue Book,” a new show premiering next week on the History Channel, villagers watching may recognize two familiar sights: the ubiquitous acronym “WPAFB” emblazoned on an aircraft hangar, and the face of Michael Malarkey.

  • Cello Springs Festival to return

    For the third year in a row, the Cello Springs Festival will present concerts, master classes and other offerings at various settings in Yellow Springs in the first part of January.

  • Writing workshops to hone Ripples submissions

    Submissions are now open for the Senior Center's literary journal by and featuring local elders, Ripples.

    Ripples, the literary magazine published by the Yellow Springs Senior Center, is seeking new material written by people affiliated with the village and Miami Township.

  • An evolving tradition — VIDA awarded to muralists of YS

    Mural artists Sarah “Golden Child” Dickens and Dylan Sage pose by Sage’s recently completed mural on Xenia Avenue. A VIDA is being awarded at a ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Emporium to recognize the many muralists who have beautified the village over the years. (Photo by Gary McBride)

    The murals that brighten many walls in the business district of the village are receiving formal recognition — the Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA.

  • Eldridge’s Western Swing comes to The Emporium

    Kyle Eldridge

    This Friday, Dec. 14, the Emporium will present Kyle Eldridge and the Rhythm Rounders during the weekly wine tasting from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at 233 Xenia Avenue. Eldridge is a virtuoso guitarist in the Western Swing style, with plenty of rockabilly, vintage country and “Ameripolitan” sounds in the mix as well, backed by upright bass and drums.