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Sep
24
2020

Arts Section :: Page 88

  • India by way of ‘Jungle Book’

    Join a singing, dancing Kaa and his coils, played by, from left, Grace Wilke, Olivia Chick, Kallyn Buckenmyer, Shekinah Williams, David Walker and Kayla Brown (obscured) this weekend as Mills Lawn School presents Bollywood Jungle Book, the all school musical, at Central State’s Robeson auditorium. Shows are Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    As Mills Lawn students rehearse Disney’s Jungle Book for the all-school musical this year, they have begun to investigate not just the animated India, but the real life India as well.

  • ‘Tuna’ for laughs, to support theater

    Yellow Springs High School seniors Elliot Cromer, left, and Adam Zaremsky will present the two-person comedy Greater Tuna this Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Mills Lawn gym. The show is the students’ senior project, and proceeds will go to the high school theater program. (Photo by Kelsey Cundiff)

    Due to recent cuts in the school district budget, some students have chosen to use their senior projects as a way to give back to programs that have been important to them, and that now face decreased funding.

  • ‘News’ wins top state prize

    The Yellow Springs News won the top prize in its division at last week’s annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention in Columbus.

  • Party with the stars on the big screen

    Tickets are still available for the Little Art Theatre’s weekend-long celebration of the 2011 Academy Awards.

  • VIDEO: YS News wins 10 awards

    At the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association the Yellow Springs News won awards in 10 categories, including for general excellence — the top prize among all weekly papers in its circulation category. See what the judges had to say about the News and read the winning stories.

  • Music, dance to honor YSHS theater

    The YSHS theater program has inspired Lauren Westendorf and Donovan Berends, so the duo is holding a musical review featuring songs from Broadway musicals to raise money for the program as their senior project.

  • Local radio training project begins

    WYSO’s Community Voices training began for nine local students on Saturday, Jan. 29.

  • Film fest features local films

    Saturday, Feb. 5 marks the premiere of the second annual Yellow Springs Short Film Festival

  • CMYS presents double reed, piano trio

    Chamber Music Yellow Springs presents the Poulenc Trio tonight, at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church.

  • Macbeth offers up the Oten for sale

    After several decades of creating art with the bricks and mortar at his Xenia Avenue Oten Gallery, Alan Macbeth is putting his building on the market. The Yellow Springs Arts Council resides in part of the building, and the Asian Collection rents another space. MacBeth lives in a basement apartment.

    The brick archways of the Oten Gallery have been a labor of love and obsession for Alan Macbeth, the owner and creator of the distinctive structure on Xenia Avenue. But after several years testing the sound of his voice saying he feels ready to sell, he is sure that he is no longer in a position to steward his master work.