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Arts Section :: Page 89
The Yellow Springs Brass! performed their tenth annual Christmas Carol benefit last Saturday afternoon outside the Underdog Cafe. The street concert was to raise money for the Yellow Springs Emergency Welfare Fund. Click here to listen to “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
In 1979 a writer and teacher named Phillip Lopate decided to have his fifth- and sixth-grade students at PS 75 in New York City stage a production of Uncle Vanya on Broadway. Thirty years later, one of those students, Sasha Waters Freyer, has made a film, Chekhov for Children.
Modeled after the mid-century salon, Erik and Deirdre Owen threw an “art happening” at their home on Grinnell Circle last Saturday night.
The 29th annual Glen Helen Association Nature Arts and Crafts Show will take place this Saturday and Sunday at the Glen Helen Building.
The YSHS Drama Club presents The Importance of Being Earnest tonight, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Mills Lawn gym. The play continues next weekend.
Dave Greer’s Classic Jazz Stompers will perform with Chicago cornetist Andy Schumm at Gilly’s in downtown Dayton on Friday night, Nov. 12, beginning at 8:30 p.m.
Two Yellow Springs filmmakers, Aileen LeBlanc and Jim Klein, will be filming part of a documentary entitled “Take Us Home” in New York City on Monday, Nov. 8.
In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.
Mills Lawn School students got an ear- and eyeful of baroque music madness when the world-class ensemble Red Priest performed.
The Little Art Theatre will offer a second free screening of Prom Night in Mississippi on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 4 p.m. The documentary, shot in 2008, follows a group of high school seniors preparing for their first racially-integrated prom.