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Arts Section :: Page 16

  • YSTC production— ‘Wicked’ play comes our way

    From left to right, “sideshow freaks” Ben McKee, Victoria Walters, Brian Upchurch, Ali Thomas and Joshua Hayward loom around Ben Cronan, seated, who plays Mr. Cooger in Yellow Springs Theater Company’s production of Ray Bradbury’s “Something Wicked This Way Comes.” The play features a number of odd locations and weird characters, an appealing feature for the actors involved. Opening night is Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The auditorium of First Presbyterian Church was echoing with strange howls and exclamations last week, as a klatch of “carnival freaks” formed a circle and wailed around two adolescent friends. It was a strange sight to behold.

  • Seidl, Holyoke to receive fall VIDA

    Kaethi Seidl and Beth Holyoke are the fall 2016 recipients of the Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA.

  • Downtown murals: overhead and out back

    Two murals went up last week above and behind the shops of Dark Star Books, Pangaea and Current Cuisine.

  • Former CEO turns talents to art

    Yellow Springs resident Richard Lapedes has occupied his MillWorks studio for 12 years. He will be opening his first show on Oct. 21 at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery. The show, entitled “Sculpture: Recovering from 30 years of Management,” celebrates his retirement from the corporate world but also incorporates the lessons he learned from it. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The title of Richard Lapedes’s upcoming first show — “Sculpture: Recovering from 30 years of Management” — sums up his feelings on the matter.

  • New mural goes up downtown

    Look up! Downtown Yellow Springs has a new mural above Dark Star Books. Pangaea and Current Cuisine. Painted by local artist Mandy Sue, it features scenes from the Glen, local flora and fauna and everybody’s favorite fat cat, Mr. Eko.

  • Auryn Quartet opens CMYS season

    The Auryn Quartet will perform at CMYS’s first concert of the season on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. (Submitted Photo)

    Chamber Music in Yellow Springs looks forward to welcoming back the accomplished Auryn Quartet on Sunday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., at  First Presbyterian Church.

  • A watched pot…

    Fire leapt out and greeted potters Nicki Strouss and Winter Rowley (bottom left, fetching more wood) of John Bryan Community Pottery during the group’s community wood firing event last weekend. (Photo by Isaac Delamatre)

    Members of John Bryan Community Pottery carefully tended the fire for 24 hours, with wood added every 10 minutes to keep the kiln raging hot.

  • Preserve family histories in workshop

    "Did they clear and settle land? Were any of them gold rushers? Did they fight in the Civil War, or nurse its wounded? Was one a sea captain? A coal miner? Or the mother of many? What were their daily lives like?"

    Local author Ralph Keyes, who is just wrapping up leading a community memoir workshop entitled “Telling Your Story,” will begin leading a new workshop, “Telling Your Ancestors’ Stories,” on Oct. 20.

  • Asbury Shorts to return to Little Art

    The Asbury Shorts Concert 36th anniversary show will screen at the Little Art on Oct. 26.

    The Asbury Shorts Concert will return to the Little Art Theatre for a second year on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. The Asbury Shorts Concert will present its 35th anniversary show of acclaimed short films.

  • Artists sought to create new Bryan Center signs

    The Village of YS is looking to commission a local artist or artists to create new signs for the Bryan Center.

    The Village of Yellow Springs is in the market for new signs for the John Bryan Community Center — and they’re looking for inspiration among Yellow Springs’ own bevy of creative talent.

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