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Arts Section :: Page 19

  • CMYS concert series— Attacca Quartet’s ‘all-Beethoven’

    Attacca Quartet will present an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, as the second installment of Chamber Music Yellow Springs’ 2018–19 season. (Submitted photo by Shervin Lainez)

    The New York-based Attacca Quartet will bring their “uncommon vibrancy” — as described by the Cleveland Plain Dealer — to an all-Beethoven program when they take the stage for Chamber Music in Yellow Springs on Sunday, Nov. 4.

  • At the Library — Learning to disarm the inner critic

    Local author Rebecca Kuder, here at the Olive Kettering Library at Antioch College, is leading a free workshop Oct. 22 at the Yellow Springs Library to demystify and disarm one’s inner critic. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For the past nine years, local author Rebecca Kuder has dialogued with an inner voice that once kept her from accessing her creativity as a writer, and her joy as a person.

  • Submissions sought for Senior Center Members’ Art Show

    The YS Senior Center will hold its annual Members’ Art Show in the Fireplace Gallery, Nov. 9–Dec. 19. Senior artists are currently being sought to contribute original artwork in the show and sale.

  • Author and professor writes on comics, cats

    Local author, illustrator and English professor Kate Polak recently showed off some watercolor paintings of cats as part of a children’s book project. Polak recently authored, “Ethics in the Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics.” (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    Wittenberg College English professor Kate Polak is the author of a book on comics, “Ethics in the Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics,” which this year became a finalist for the prestigious Eisner Award.

  • Little Art, Big deal

    Actor, director and co-writer Bradley Cooper and supporting actor Dave Chappelle sat on the front stage of the Little Art Theatre, to speak about and answer questions on Bradley's new release of “A Star is Born” (Submitted photo by Frédéric Yonnet)

    Several hundred villagers enjoyed a Hollywood moment last Friday, Oct. 5, when actor, director and co-writer Bradley Cooper of the just-released “A Star is Born” appeared with local celebrity and film supporting actor Dave Chappelle at two private screenings of the film at the Little Art Theatre.

  • Surround sound: 2018 PorchFest in Yellow Springs

    PorchFest, a musical round-robin affair, had villagers and visitors walking to porches, driveways and backyards to hear a wide array of local musicians perform. (Photo by Matthew Collins)

    Yellow Springs inaugurated its first PorchFest last Saturday, Oct. 6, a musical round-robin affair.

  • New YSAC exhibit — Practicing the art of self-acceptance

    Deborah Dixon with a papier maché sea goddess and other original work in her home studio. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    Curvy, energized, colorful nude women wriggle and writhe joyfully across a black T-shirt that Deborah Dixon designed, and wore, in a recent interview.

  • Performance, exhibit at Antioch —  Bringing A-bomb history to light

    Noted Japanese composer Keiko Fujiie will present “Wilderness Mute,” a multidisciplinary work of music, image, poetry and Japanese Butoh dance, on Friday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College. The work is in response to the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, and is slated in conjunction with an exhibit at the Herndon Gallery looking at nuclear bombing archival materials. Fujiie is photographed in the Antioch College president’s house. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Japanese atomic-bomb survivor Kyoko Hayashi traveled to the Trinity nuclear test site in New Mexico, she found burned mountains, ruined fields, and a “wilderness forced into silence.”

  • Senior Center receives grant for annual literary journal

    The YS Senior Center received a grant to support its publication of Ripples, the center's annual elder literary journal. Shown looking at past issues of Ripples are, from left, Suzanne Patterson, Karen Wolford, Jane Baker, Fran LaSalle, Marianne Whelchel and Lee Huntington. Not pictured is committee member Sandy Love. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Senior Center was recently awarded a grant from the Ohio Arts Council for its annual elder literary journal, Ripples. The grant will allow the Senior Center to provide writing workshops for all ages and to produce the sixth edition of the journal, which will be available in June of 2019.

  • ‘The Genius of Marian’ to screen for free at Little Art

    "The Genius of Marian," which follows Pam White and her family as they live with her diagnosis of Alzheimer's, will screen at the Little Art on Sunday, Sept. 30.

    As part of its year-long effort to increase community awareness about dementia, the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs Project will host a free showing of the award-winning documentary, “The Genius of Marian,” on Sunday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m., at the Little Art Theatre.

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