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03.16.2013   Saturday, March 16, 2013, 8:00 p.m. - 1 a.m.   Antistoch: A Benefit for WYSO
Antioch College’s Community Council is proud to announce that its first annual benefit concert will be for 91.3 WYSO, in honor of their 55th birthday. The night’s performances are to include balladeer Della Jerkan, the Gin Soaked Angels quartet, untried No Tribe and the Nobody People, sonic texturizers Speaking Suns, pop rock ‘n’ rollers Sport Fishing U.S.A., and an acoustic iteration of local heroes Wheels. Music hits at 8PM on Saturday, March 16th at the Glen Building, 405/505 Corry Street, Yellow Springs, OH, 44224. $5 at the door. All proceeds go to WYSO. Hope to see you there!

LOCATION: Glen Building
CONTACT: Eric Rhodes, Antioch College Community Council president, 330-780-9695 or comcil@antiochcollege.org.

03.08.2013   Friday, March 8, 2013, 8:00 p.m   College to host FOUND Magazine editors
FOUND Magazine editors Peter and Davy Rothbart are making a stop at Antioch College on their cross-country van tour on March 8, 2013, in Antioch College's South Gym at 8:00 p.m. This event is FREE for all Antioch community members. There is a suggested donation of $5–10 for all others. For more information about this event, please contact Jennifer Berman at .

CONTACT: Jennifer Berman at 937-768-3183 or

Found Magazine cover

02.16.2013   Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7:00 p.m.   Poet Buddy Wakefield Performance
Two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Champion Buddy Wakefield will be performing at Antioch College’s Sontag Fels performance space on February 16, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Wakefield has been featured on NPR, the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, and most recently signed to Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. In 2004 he won the Individual World Poetry Slam Finals thanks to the support of anthropologist and producer Norman Lear. He successfully defended that title at the International Poetry Festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands against the national champions of seven European countries with works translated into Dutch.

LOCATION: Sontag Fels performance space
CONTACT: Jennifer Berman at 937-768-3183 or jberman@antiochcollege.org

Buddy Wakefield

01.29.2013   Tuesday, January 29, 2012, 7:00 p.m.   Foreign Film Festival: La belle et la Bête
As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend a foreign film festival. On January 29, the festival will screen the French film La Belle et la bête (Jean Cocteau, 1946). Adélaïde, Belle, Félicie and Ludovic are young adult siblings who once lived in grandeur until their father's merchant ships were lost at sea. The family is now near ruin, but Adélaïde and Félicie nonetheless still squander away the family money on themselves and keeping beautiful, whereas Belle slaves around the house, doting on her father. 

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113
CONTACT: Reception desk 937-769-1902

La Belle et la Bete

01.25.2013   Friday, January 25, 4:00–6:00 p.m.    Philosophers’ Roundtable
Greg Anderson will lead a critical discussion of the philosophical assumptions we make when we try to reconstruct past realities. Anderson is associate professor of history (Ancient Greece) at Ohio State University. The event is free and open to the public. Contact Al Denman at for reading materials and further information.

LOCATION: McGregor 149
CONTACT: Al Denman,


01.21.2013   Monday, January 21, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Living the Dream; Creating Our History

The Coretta Scott King Center invites the Yellow Springs community and alumni to join in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • 9:30 a.m. – Reception at the Coretta Scott King Center
    • Enjoy some coffee, hot chocolate, pastries plus readings from Dr. King’s speeches and music from the civil rights movement.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Peace walk from Mills Lawn Elementary school to Central Chapel AME Church
  • 11:00 a.m. – Central Chapel MLK Day programing, viewing of the presidential inauguration, and lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. - Guest lecture from Dr. Jakobi Williams (location TBA), assistant professor of history at the University of Kentucky
    • Dr. Williams will speak about the legacy of Dr. King and the civil rights movement.

LOCATION: Yellow Springs, Ohio
CONTACT: Derrick Weston,

Martin Luther King Jr.

01.15.2013   Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 7:00 p.m    Foreign Film Festival: My Neighbor Totoro
As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend a foreign film festival. On January 15, the festival will screen the Japanese film My Neighbor Totoro (Hayao Miyazaki, 1988). My Neighbor Totoro is an animated film about two girls who move to the country to be near their ailing mother. They have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113
CONTACT: Reception desk 937-769-1902

My Neighbor Totoro

12.14.2012   Friday, December 14, 2012, 7:30 p.m   Denman Friday Forum: Inter-religious dialogue
As we come to the time of year when major faiths have significant observances, we are reminded of the sharp divisions between groups of different faiths. We are also reminded of the values these group share. Our panel will discuss the importance of inter-religious dialogue in the twenty-first century, how it can be done best, or whether it is needed at all.

LOCATION: Coretta Scott King Center
CONTACT: Derrick L. Weston at 937-561-2216 or

Common religious symbols

12.06.2012   Thursday, December 6, 2012, 7:30 p.m.   Diversity Group film Take Us Home and talk with filmmaker Aileen LeBlanc
Take Us Home is a new documentary about the plight of Ethiopian Jews trying to become Israeli citizens. It is a story about identity, politics, and faith done by a master documentarian, Aileen LeBlanc. For many years, LeBlanc has been a national reporter for National Public Radio. She will lead a discussion after the film.

LOCATION: Glen Building
CONTACT: Reception desk 937-769-1902

Take Us Home poster

12.05.2012   Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:00 p.m.   Foreign Film Festival—Goodbye Lenin
As a part of the foreign language curriculum, students, faculty, staff, and all other Antioch community members are invited to attend an Antioch foreign film festival. On December 5, the festival will screen the German film Goodbye Lenin (2003). The film takes place in 1990 and follows the story of a young man who must protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma. She cannot learn that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

LOCATION: Glen Building
CONTACT: Reception desk 937-769-1902

Goodbye Lenin art

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