2020 Holiday Giving and Gifting Catalogue
2020 Holiday Giving and Gifting Catalogue
Dec
03
2020

Arts Section :: Page 9

  • First Lines — Of memory, hiding and identity

    What happens to those who came before us also happens to us. In a poem by villager Maxine Skuba, world history and personal history touch hands.

  • ‘Othello’ outdoors

    Yellow Springs Theater Company’s annual Summer Shakespeare Shindig returns with a staging of “Othello.” Performance times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 12–13 and 19–20. Elias Kelley, pictured here, appears in the title role, and Anna Knippling plays his ill-fated wife, Desdemona. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Alcohol is not allowed on school grounds. The show runs about two and half hours. (Photo by Lauren "Chuck" Shows)

    Yellow Springs Theater Company’s annual Summer Shakespeare Shindig returns two weekends this month with a staging of “Othello.”

  • SpringsFest’s diverse line-up

    Crowds gathered on the grounds of the Bryan Center early in the day at last year’s SpringsFest. The music festival will return this Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m.–11 p.m., with a new lineup of acts, as well as food, beer and art vendors. (YS News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    The fourth annual SpringsFest will return to the village on Saturday, July 6, with 12 hours of music, craft beer and food vendors on the grounds of John Bryan Community Center. 

  • YSKP brings back the old West

    The Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse will perform “Bonanza Valley!” at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. Show dates are set for July 10, 11 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and July 14 at 3 p.m. This production marks the 25th anniversary for YSKP. (Submitted Photo)

    “Bonanza Valley!” is anything but the typical “cowboys and Indians” narrative. Instead, the YSKP play retells the story of the Western frontier in a way that explores and challenges “Old West” traditions of property, power and gender. It runs through Sunday.

  • SpringsFest to return Saturday

    The fourth annual SpringsFest will be held Saturday, July 6. Pictured is Jack Dolan of indie-rock outfit Twin Peaks, of Chicago, Ill., at last year's SpringsFest. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    The fourth annual SpringsFest will return to the village on Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m.–11 p.m., on the grounds of John Bryan Community Center. 

  • Artist’s work graces magazine cover

    The American Psychologist magazine recently featured the work of villager and artist David Battle, a triptych entitled “Trauma Reshaped,” on the cover of its May-June issue. (Courtesy of the artist)

    The American Psychologist magazine, published by the American Psychological Association, recently featured the work of villager and artist David Battle on the cover of its May-June issue.

  • 2019 Spring in the Springs photo contest

    Springtime beauties at Mills Lawn School were blanketed by unexpected snow. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Choose one or more of your favorite Spring in the Springs photos.

  • ‘American Factory’ to be released on Netflix Aug. 21

    The new documentary, ‘American Factory,’ a documentary by local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert, will be released on Aug. 21 on Netflix, it was announced this week.

  • World House Choir seeks new singers

    The World House Choir is rehearsing Paul Winter’s Missa Gaia for a local performance Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11 and 12, at 7 p.m. at the Antioch College Amphitheatre. Above, from left are basses Lucas Bautista (obscured), Ron Siemer, Frank Fortino, Nick Daily and David Seitz. (Submitted Photo by Liz Mersky)

    The World House Choir invites interested singers to join in singing “Missa Gaia” in four performances scheduled for September in Yellow Springs, Dayton and Urbana.

  • First Lines — The magic of small forms

    This month’s poems come from longtime villager Rubin Battino, who has been writing three-line poems for decades. “We hit it off,” he said of the short form, his own adaptation of haiku.