Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Catch a Kiss in the Springs

"The Kiss"

Eighty couples wanted to kiss at 3:07 on Saturday, Dec 6th under of the 80 mistletoe's that will be hung inside and outside in downtown Yellow Springs for the month of December. What a way to start the Christmas Season!

If you would like to join us in this short Performance Art Piece, please contact Nancy Mellon 767-1366. It will take a half an hour to meet together, synchronize our watches, get your assigned kiss station, find it and be ready to kiss at exactly 3:07p.m.

Not just for couples, bring your child, your pet, your stuffed animal.

Meet at the steps of the First Presbyterian Church on Xenia Ave at 2:30 to synchronize watches and get kissing station assignment

Kissing Station List

A jafagirl project sponsored by The Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce

with help from guest artist Ann Bain

December 6th ~ 9 am - 9 pm
Catch a Kiss in the Springs
Find the Mistletoe in shops around town.

Yellow Springs Holiday Festival
9 am - 11:30am Methodist Church | Breakfast with Santa
9 am - 12 pm YS Federal Credit Union | Hot Cocoa
9 am - 2 pm Friends Assisted Living | Holiday Bazaar
11 am - 6pm John Bryan Pot Shop | Pottery Sale
1 - 4 pm Santa Claus is Coming to Town
6 - 9 pm Cedarville | "Little Town of Lights"
6 - 9pm Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill

For a complete listing of events in Yellow Springs
please visit the
Chamber of Commerce Website.

Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Friday, November 21, 2008

Bonadies Glassstudio

Is ready for the holiday season.
Their showroom not only offers a unique selection of stained glass ornaments, lamps, mirrors, jewelry and blown glass pieces, they can repair or restore stained glass pieces or custom design work to suit your needs.
To see more please visit
Bonadies Glasstudio
.photos by c.bayrak

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Downtown Surprises

From Felt Fried Eggs on Sidewalks to Happy Flowers in Trees

Yellow Springs always has something to make you

Friday, November 14, 2008

Monday Morning Artists

The first monday of the month, several Yellow Springs and surrounding area artists meet to paint, critique, share and inspire eachother at the First Presbyterian Church in Y.S. from 9ish to noon.

We call ourselves the Monday Morning Artists. Come join us!

We presently have a show hanging in the gathering space there, Westminster Hall, of about 15 paintings in honor of the Y.S. Chamber Music 25th anniversary. You may view the show during regular office hours M-F 9-noon or sunday after the service, around 11:30-12:30ish. We were honored at the Recognition celebration and concert Nov. 9 by Mary White, one of the leaders of Y.S.C.M. for our visual contribution to their festivities.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

New Mural in Town

Here is Yellow Springs newest mural on the side of Ha Ha Pizza,
Xenia Avenue next to Peach's Grill painted by Travis Hotaling & Jade Wolfe.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Rita Caz in the News

Mark Crockett by Talitha Greene
acrylic on canvas

Xenia Daily Gazette has a nice article about Rita Caz by Ron Siemer. For those unfamiliar with Rita Caz, it is a jewelry store/gallery in Kings Yard owned by Mark Crockett and his wife Gail Zimmerman. If fine crafted original jewelry isn't your thing then check out their guitars, rocks, minerals or gemstones.

pendant by Talitha Greene

Monday, November 3, 2008

The Art of Bento

Photographs used with permission of the artist

Bento "is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. A traditional bento consists of rice, fish or meat, and one or more pickled or cooked vegetables as a side dish."
I came across these amazing photographs on flickr of a local bento artist Sakurako Kitsa whose creations are such a visual delight I'm not sure I could bring myself to eat them :) To see more of this creative artists fabulous photographs and food art, including her Wackyfun Food Art Time just click on the highlighted links.