Apr
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2019
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Beyond Yellow Springs Section

  • Bringing mindfulness to prison

    Katie Egart of the Yellow Springs Dharma Center is shown here, top center, with a Marysville prison inmate who presented her, along with Dharma Center members Donna Denman and MJ Gentile, with an original painting of the center in appreciation for the meditation group that Egart leads there. Egart, a Buddhist priest, travels to Marysville and to the Dayton Correctional Institute two times a month to hold a meditation session for interested inmates. (Submitted photo)

    Whenever Katie Egart walks into the Dayton Correctional Institution, or DCI, she encounters locked doors.

  • A Woodstock artifact returns home

    Greg “Duke” Dewey, drummer for Country Joe and the Fish at Woodstock, is loaning his drums for a special exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Festival at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York state.

  • From ‘Vampire Diaries’ to ‘Blue Book’ — YSHS alum Malarkey’s new role

    Michael Malarkey, left, as Captain Michael Quinn in the new drama “Project Blue Book,” which premieres on Jan. 8 on the History Channel. (Photo courtesy of Ed Araquel/History Channel)

    Within the first few minutes of “Project Blue Book,” a new show premiering next week on the History Channel, villagers watching may recognize two familiar sights: the ubiquitous acronym “WPAFB” emblazoned on an aircraft hangar, and the face of Michael Malarkey.

  • Miami Valley events, donation drives to honor Native American Heritage Month

    Left to right: Danny Blackgoat, Guy Jones, Victoria LaPoe, Aslan Tudor. All four will speak at two upcoming events this weekend in Dayton. Blackgoat and Jones are also collecting donations for the Dineh on Black Mesa in Arizona and for Standing Rock Reservation. (Submitted photos)

    Dual supply drives to benefit both the Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas and the Dineh on Black Mesa in Arizona are being held, leading up to two events this weekend in honor of Native American Heritage Month.

  • Sanctuary explored as ICE activity increases

    Edith Espinal, an undocumented Mexican-born woman who has lived in the Columbus area for decades, is shown here being welcomed by the Columbus Mennonite Church, which for the last year has provided her sanctuary to protect her from deportation. Pastor Joel Miller, pastor of the Columbus church, will speak this Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m., at Rockford Chapel, of his church’s experience in offering sanctuary. (Submitted photo)

    When friends of Dayton attorney Kathleen Kersh express their outrage at the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant families at the U.S./Mexican border, Kersh reminds them: the very same activity is taking place in Ohio, and at an ever-increasing rate.

  • A co-op grocery comes to a Dayton food desert

    Lela Klein, who grew up in the village, is the executive director of Co-op Dayton, a nonprofit starting a cooperative grocery store in a food desert in West Dayton. Yellow Springs residents can aid the effort by becoming supporting or voting members, and by attending Co-op Fest Dayton from 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Yellow Cab Tavern in Dayton. (Submitted Photo by Steve Bognar)

    On the corner of Salem Avenue and Superior Street in West Dayton sits a vacant building with signs advertising a former artist supply and picture framing shop. By the end of next year, this humble corner will be transformed into a co-operative grocery store.

  • School supplies, coats needed for Standing Rock

    A supply drive for Standing Rock Reservation is ongoing; school supplies and winter coats are especially needed.

    Preparations and collections have begun for the annual Miami Valley Council for Native Americans’ school supply and winter clothing drive for Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota.

  • Yellow Springs, New York, L.A.

    Before the screening of her new feature film “Blindspotting," at the Little Art Theatre, July 19, Actor Janina Gavankar and friend Dave Chappelle hung out in front of a mural of the musician Prince in Kieth’s alley by local artist Sarah Dickens. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    Actor Janina Gavankar visited Yellow Springs last Thursday, July 19, for a special preview screening of her new feature film “Blindspotting.”

  • Chappelle, Gavankar host ‘Blindspotting‘ screening in Yellow Springs

    Comedian/actor Dave Chappelle and musician/actor Janina Gavankar host a Q&A session at the Little Art Theater,Thursday, July 19, at screening of "Blindspotting." (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    Local resident Dave Chappelle hosted actor Janina Gavankar at a screening at the Little Art Theatre Thursday, July, 19, of her new feature film “Blindspotting,” a timely comedy-drama.

  • The physics of the Force at Little Art

    The Physics of Star Wars

    “Star Wars” fans who have mused about whether or not working light sabers and blasters will ever be available for purchase on Amazon are in luck: Patrick Johnson, author of “The Physics of Star Wars,” will be at the Little Art Theatre on Sunday, May 27, to talk about his book.