Friday, July 31, 2009

Preview Screening : Love Conquers All

Vicarious Evolution Entertainment
a short film by Vanessa Query

All are invited to attend a preview screening with a feedback/talkback session
Sunday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m.,
Underdog Cafe, 233 Xenia Ave, Yellow Springs, Ohio

Speedie Ryan is a slacker.
One day, everything changes.

This is the story of what a young man will do for the love of his life.

Outside Magazine: Yellow Springs Best Small Town

Outside Magazine listed our village as one of their "10 favorite adventure burgs".

Glen Helen Spring
photo by c.bayrak

For a weekend getaway to this charming village check out
Getaways For Women.
After a day of hiking in our beautiful parks "come and rejuvenate in a place with a sense of personal caring.Getaways can arrange private sessions or classes in yoga, reiki, massage, tai chi, belly dancing, fire dancing, drumming, palm readings, hypnosis, psychic readings, pottery, beading, scrap booking, life drawing and so much more."
John Bryan State Park
Glen Helen
Bike Trail from Xenia Station to Yellow Springs

Chamber of Commerce
check out their summer in the springs calendar

Library Bench on Xenia Ave by Beth Holyoke and Kaethi Seidl

Don't forget to check out our Public Art Map
BINGenuity's map of their fave hot spots for eating, shopping and playing.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Keiths Alley

Keiths Alley has seen some new action lately.
Pierre is working on a new mural above and RAC did the wall next to it.

Murals/Graffiti past and present

Photography by C.Bayraktaroglu

Monday, July 27, 2009

Art on the Lawn

The Yellow Springs Arts Council is proud to support

Village Artisans
26th Annual Art on the Lawn
Saturday, August 8th
10am - 5pm
Mills Lawn School

Please come out and support this event, which includes fine arts and fine crafts
including painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, artistic cards, jewelry, woodcraft and much more.

This juried show is open to all artists in the Miami Valley and beyond. Artists who are interested in participating in Art on the Lawn can contact Village Artisans at 937-767-1209 or

Prior to Art on the Lawn, check out Simply Women 5k Run/Walk for Women and Girls, designed to increase participation in girls' sports in Yellow Springs.
Race begins at 9:15 at YS High School. For more information go to

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

3rd Friday Fling in the Springs

Town is always hopping this night and for good reason, LOTS to see and do and enjoy.
Check out the Chamber of Commerce for updates of events

Explore Public Art Around Town

View Public Art in Yellow Springs, OH in a larger map

Find the Nose
See our Gorgeous Ceramic Benches on Corry Street, outside the Library, along the Bike Trail
check out the wild and wacky world of Bento and see what a terrified sandwich looks like.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Coming Soon :Terrified Sandwhich at YS Art Space

"terrified sandwich"

The Yellow Springs Arts Council
BENTO Artist Amorette Dye
at the Gallery Space on 108 Dayton Street
Opening Reception July 17th, 09
6pm -9pm

To see more of this Troy based artists work please visit her flickr page here.

Amorette's specializes in "oekakiben", or "picture-bento": Japanese-style lunchboxes comprised entirely of edible art. Her fun, bright presentations and slightly unorthodox techniques have been a hit with foodies and art-lovers around the world.
Her work has been featured in numerous magazines & newspapers, including Greek Marie Claire, Anorak, Gourmet, Weekend Weekly, Mothering and the Tampa Bay Times.
She has also contributed work to the books Face Food, by Christopher Salyers, and 501 Bento Box Lunches, just released by Korero Books.

Amorette was a guest author for Lunch in a Box and wrote series on how to make decorative art bento lunches.