Nonstop Multimedia Open House & Tapas Lounge


  • When: July 17 – Saturday – 9pm to midnight
  • Where: Nonstop Institute, 305 N. Walnut, Yellow Springs
  • Cost: $15 – buy tickets online now – cash wine bar
  • Join the YS Experience. Enjoy a festive evening of fusion tapas, wine, performances, media and conversation. Performances (starting at 9:30) will feature dancer/choreographer Jill Becker & Friends, improvising with original music by YSKP guest musicians Neal Kirkwood (who has played with Bobby McFerrin and Lindsey Horner) and Harry Mann (who has played with Cecil Taylor and Ray Charles).

    Theater artist Louise Smith’s work-in-progress is based on her studies of inland waters and related bodily humors whose depths can only be reached with special instruments of locomotion. Actress Rani Crowe will present Julia Child’s Midwest Chef—adapting world famous cuisine for the midwest palate.
    Also presenting will be NS Local Stories/Oral Histories summer Artist-Residents: John Hempfling & Jonny No will screen excerpts of their work-in-progress about Yellow Springs youth and public space; Dennie Eagleson will present recent documentary photography projects, and Ryan Agnew will share a story that has emerged from his local encounters. On the Culinary side, Nonstop will be serving fusion tapas, a tasty and nourishing late night fare organized by artist, Migiwa Orimo.

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    Presentations (9:30 to 11:30):

    Jill Becker and Friends will perform a lively dance improvisation with original music by YSKP guest musicians Neal Kirkwood and Harry Mann. Desks, chairs, paper and pens become pivot points in this office of dance.

    Rani Crowe will perform Julia Child’s Midwest Chef: Adapting her world famous cuisine for the Midwest palate. Also be sure to see Rani’s lecture/performance and talk-back based on the texts of feminist writers in the 1920’s, titled The New Woman Gets a Room of Her Own on July 10, which is also part of the YS Experience.

    Dennie Eagleson, photographer and NS Local Stories summer residency artist will also present work from recent documentary projects, including her recently completed artist-in-resident project at the University of Dayton.

    Louise Smith’s performance is based on her studies of inland waters and related bodily humors in this work-in-progress that crisscrosses continents and those deep waters that can only be reached with special instruments of locomotion.

    Ryan Agnew, NS residency artist from Columbus. Ryan will share his story-telling skills, which he honed during his recently completed Fellowship for Emerging Artists at the Ohio State University, a program designed to assist up-and-coming talents in forging professional careers in the arts.

    John Hempfling & Jonny No, NS Local Stories summer residency artists will present excerpts of an oral history video work-in-progress about Yellow Springs youth and public space. Professionally, Hemplfing and No have deep sustained creative commitments to the public commons through their open-source computer exploits and insights into institutional governance.

    About The Yellow Springs Experience 2010 – Ten Days of Arts and Culture: This festival will run from July 9- 18 with many performances, workshops and nature hikes, etc…throughout the village with programming for all ages. Please check out the festival and reserve a spot by buying tickets online.