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Feature Photos Section

  • 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.

  • Changemakers

    Nationally known civil rights activist Shaun King headlined a Freedom to Vote Rally on the horseshoe at Antioch College on Sunday, Sept. 23. He spoke to a crowd estimated at 250, sharing suggestions for movement building and social change. (Submitted photo by Elena Dahl)

    Nationally known civil rights activist Shaun King headlined a Freedom to Vote Rally on the horseshoe at Antioch College on Sunday, Sept. 23.

  • Pulling the wool before our eyes

    Marybeth Hobson, of Hamilton, Ohio, played the recorder while Nancy Treselic, of Liberty Township, spun wool into skeins at the 2018 Wool Gathering at Young's Jersey Dairy. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    The 23rd Annual Wool Gathering at Young’s Dairy last weekend. The two-day event brought in over 100 vendors and participants from the region and surrounding states.

  • World in the house

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream,’ an oratorio that tells the story of a central, yet little-known, figure of the civil rights movement. Composer Steve Milloy was present, along with a standing-room-only crowd at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. The piece was conducted by Jeremy Winston; narrator and soloists La’Shelle Allen and Keith Dean told the story in word and song. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of the oratorio, ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream.’

  • Steps to remember

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue Chief Colin Altman, left, led local firefighters in organizing, and participating in, the fifth annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Antioch College last Saturday in the college’s historic main building. Each participant climbed the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center carrying the name and photo of a fallen hero to symbolically complete their climb. Proceeds benefitted the National Firefighters Foundation. Each participant climbed the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center carrying the name and photo of a fallen hero to symbolically complete their climb. Proceeds benefitted the National Firefighters Foundation. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local firefighters organized, and participated in, the fifth annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Antioch College last Saturday in the college’s historic main building.

  • Soapy Sunday

    The sixth annual Bubblefest attracted bubble-blowers from near and far. Here local resident Ginger Spaugy enjoyed some good clean fun with her grandchildren, from left, Rayna, Jaidyn and Vanny. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The sixth annual Bubblefest attracted bubble-blowers from near and far, who lined the streets for an hour reveling in the orbs that drifted down the sidewalk and popped on passing cars.

  • First day, second grade

    Mills Lawn second-graders lined up outside the school’s front door on a sunny Friday morning, Aug. 24. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Second-graders line up in front of Mills Lawn School on the first day of school.

  • Perusing pages

    Ember McDonald of Yellow Springs browsed through used books and CDs at the 38th annual YS Book Fair, held last weekend at Mills Lawn. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    Ember McDonald of Yellow Springs at the 38th annual YS Book Fair.

  • views of ‘Art on the lawn’

    Left is the booth of ceramic artist Deborah Alexander Updike of Franklin, Ohio, and right is little art fair-goer Willow Christenson of Yellow Springs. The yearly event is run by Village Artisans. (photos by Carla Steiger)

    35th annual Art on the Lawn