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Hello beloved e-listers! Before the events, some nifty web site updates:

Plus, a new art show in October – work by Travis Tarbox – come to the opening on Saturday, Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m.

And now…

Friday Wine Tasting Line-Up
Every Friday, 6:30-10 p.m.
10/1 – Carl & the New Schu Band
10/8 – Slipstream with Jeanne Ulrich
10/15 – Grace Adele and Her Grand Band from Nashville/Columbus – swingin’ folk
10/22 – Wildwater
10/29 – Annual Halloween Costume Party with The UnderCovered

Art Opening – Travis Tarbox
Saturday, October 2, 7-9 p.m.

Street Fair Wine Tasting
Saturday, October 9, 12-4 p.m.

The Power Of Women: Methods for Menopausal Symptoms
Sunday, October 17, 3-5 p.m.
“Is It Warm In Here, Or Is It Me?” Traditional and Holistic Methods for Controlling Menopausal Symptoms
Chat groups designed to empower women to make healthy decisions for themselves through education and knowledge of options. A Lifestages Midwife will be on-hand for an informal presentation and discussion. Healthy beverages and light fare will be served.

Ten Percent Club meeting
Wednesday, October 20, 6-7 p.m.
The Ten Percent club is a group of local citizens who are committed to reducing their carbon footprints by 10% per year.

Cribbage Club
Wednesday, October 27, 5-7 p.m.
Come and play cribbage–the best card game ever–with us! All are welcome. Lessons available.

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Hello all you e-news-listers!

First, some neat stuff from our web site recently:
– Check out a recent promo video for Jennifer Brunner, the last bit of which was shot at the Emporium!
Photos & video from last Friday’s wine tasting with Blue Moon Soup and The UnderCovered.

FRIDAY WINE TASTING LINE-UP
Every Friday, 7-10 p.m.

5/28 – 4+1(+1) Jazz Quintet – YS’ own danceable classic swing-and-jazz band with Chris Moore, John MacQueen, Eric Greiffenhagen, Nick Moore, and Nathan Moore with special guest Chase Potter
6/4 – Dr. Skillet
6/11 – The Show – indie-rock from YS
6/18 – Nerak Roth Patterson
6/25 – Duke Dewey & Friends

There will be NO AFTER HOURS WRITERS CLUB for June; we will resume meeting on Thursday, July 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 5, 8-10 p.m.
Dance Party with DJ JFX316, filling in for DJ Bobbylite; Wine Tasting

Wednesday, June 9, 5-6 p.m.
Coffee with the College
Village residents are invited to have conversations with representatives from Antioch College. Coffee will be paid for by the College for event participants.

Saturday, June 12, 12-4 p.m.
Street Fair Wine Tasting

Wednesday, June 16, 6-7 p.m.
Ten Percent Club meeting
A group of local citizens who are committed to reducing their carbon footprints by 10% per year.

Wednesday, June 23, 5-7 p.m.
Cribbage Club

Greetings, beloved e-news-list receivers!

Yellow Springs is always hoppin’ this time of the year, and at the Emporium it’s no different. Lots of special events and great musicians.

First, some neat stuff from our web site recently:
– VIDEO of Slipstream performing on April 9 at http://www.youtube.com/empounder and http://www.youtube.com/justvee (the latter features the contortionism performance of yours truly. Also some video of Michael Taint singing opera on March 20 as part of the Springs into the Arts weekend at http://www.youtube.com/empounder
– PHOTOS at http://www.flickr.com/photos/emporiumwines

And now…

FRIDAY WINE TASTING LINE-UP
Every Friday, 7-10 p.m.

5/7 – Honkytonk Boys
5/14 – Deb Stallard
5/21 – TO BE ANNOUNCED
5/28 – 4+1 Jazz Quintet

Saturday, May 1, 4-6 p.m.
Chris Glaser Art Opening

Saturday, May 1, 6:30-8 p.m.
YS School Levy Committee

Saturday, May 1, 8-10 p.m.
Dance Party with DJ Bobbylite

Thursday, May 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
After Hours Writers Club
Read your writings in an informal setting, get feedback, get ideas, network with other writers, give and get prompts, participate in writing exercises. Bringing something to read is not required.

Saturday, May 8, 1-4 p.m.
Really Really Free Market
Bring usable items, food, & talents—to give for the sake of giving. Don’t have anything on-hand? Come & see what others are sharing. No barter or trade.

Wednesday, May 12, 5-6 p.m.
Coffee with the College
Village residents are invited to have conversations with representatives from Antioch College. Coffee will be paid for by the College for event participants.

Saturday, May 15, 5-7 p.m.
Getaways For Women Wine Tasting – open to the public

Wednesday, May 19, 6-7 p.m.
Ten Percent Club meeting
A group of local citizens who are committed to reducing their carbon footprints by 10% per year. For more information contact Kate LeVesconte at klevesconte@oesterlen.org or Christine Roberts at christineorob@sbcglobal.net.

Wednesday, May 26, 5-7 p.m.
Cribbage Club
All are welcome. Lessons available.

Also, just so you all know, I, Vanessa, your events coordinator, will be out of the country from May 27-June 27. So, if you have any inquiries about events for June or July, please email me by Sunday, May 23. Thank you!

Welcome to March and to March’s Emporium Wines/Underdog Cafe e-newsletter!

NEW HOURS
Our biggest news is that starting in March, we will be open till 10 pm on Saturdays! And on the 1st Saturday of every month, we will feature the dance-inspiring talents of DJ Bobbylight.

NEW ART
The art show for March and April will be photography by Dennie Eagleson.

NEW MEDIA
Photos of February’s staff art show
Videos of new local staff band MINK performing at the staff art show opening in February

FRIDAY WINE TASTING SCHEDULE
Every Friday, 6:30-10 pm

3/5 – George Bieri & the Hand-Picked Bluesmen
3/12 – early St. Patrick’s Day celebration with traditional Irish band The Roving Rogues, from Dayton/Cincinnati.
3/19Grace Adele and Her Grand Band return – swingin’ folk from Columbus/Nashville.
3/26 – YS’s own Misty Monee performs jazz, blues and Motown.

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday, March 4 – 6:30-8:30 pm
After Hours Writers Club
Read your writings in an informal setting, get feedback, get ideas, network with other writers, give and get prompts, participate in writing exercises. Bringing something to read is not required–come for the inspiration and camaraderie!

Saturday, March 6 – 7-10 pm
DJ Bobbylight

Sunday, March 7 – 6-8 pm
Oscar party wine tasting
Come get a glass of wine before the Oscar screening at the Little Art.

Saturday, March 13 – 1-4 pm
Really Really Free Market
A Really Really Free Market is like a mixed-bag potluck, or a free flea market. Bring usable items, food, & talents—to give for the sake of giving. Don’t have anything on-hand? Come & see what others are sharing. No barter or trade: You don’t have to give to get or get to give.

Saturday, March 13 – 5-7 pm
Art Reception – Dennie Eagleson

Wednesday, March 17 – 6-7 pm
Ten Percent Club meeting
The Ten Percent club is a group of local citizens who are committed to reducing their carbon footprints by 10% per year. More information: klevesconte@oesterlen.org or christineorob@sbcglobal.net.

Saturday, March 20 – 5:30-7 pm
Cathy Essinger, poetry reading
A YS Arts Council event – Cathy Essinger will read poems about dogs and more.

Wednesday, March 24 – 5-7 pm
Cribbage Club

Come and play cribbage with us! All are welcome. Lessons available.

Greetings Emporium e-listers! Quite a few updates this time around as we ring in the New Year and enjoy the snow:

New T-SHIRTS and MUGS are in! Check out pics.

VICK “THE BEER BUY” MICKUNAS began blogging again. Read his posts.

Check out a VIDEO from Susan Gartner of the HomeTown Holiday Presbyterian fundraiser on Dec. 5.

HOLIDAY HOURS are normal hours EXCEPT: December 24: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; CLOSED December 25 and January 1.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, December 30, 1-3 p.m.
Heartstrings, local Celtic group, performs

FRIDAY WINE TASTING LINE-UP (7-10 p.m.)
Due to the holidays, there will be no wine tastings on 12/25 and 1/1.
1/8: Eric Loy
1/15: Gary Arnold
1/22: Slipstream with Jeanne Ulrich
1/29: Wildwater

Monday, January 4, 2010
Antioch School art show up!

Thursday, January 7, 2010, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
After Hours Writers’ Club
The open mic night has been morphed into the Writers’ Club. Read your writings in an informal setting, get feedback, get ideas, network with other writers, give and get prompts, participate in writing exercises. Open to writers of all sorts–prose and poetry, scripts, nonfiction, anything. Bringing something to read is not required–come for the inspiration and camaraderie!

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 1-4 p.m.
Really Really Free Market
A Really Really Free Market is like a mixed-bag potluck, or a free flea market. Stuff, fun, entertainment—whatever we as a community can come together & share. Bring usable items, food, & talents—to give for the sake of giving. Don’t have anything on-hand? Come & see what others are sharing. No barter or trade: You don’t have to give to get or get to give. (FYI: The Underdog Café is merely host to our RRFM. You still have to pay for stuff from the store!)

Saturday, January 9, 2010, 4-6 p.m.
Robert Wexler and Brady Burkett: fiction reading with guitar accompaniment.

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 5 p.m.-midnight
Shelly Colbert fundraiser – Live Music!
Join local bands to help raise money for Shelly Colbert and her recent bout with cancer. Free shows–donations encouraged. Featuring the music of The Carl Schumacher Band (beginning around 5 p.m.), Dawn Cooksey & Route 68 (beginning around 8 p.m.), and The UnderCovered (beginning around 9:30 p.m.).

Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 5-7 p.m.
Cribbage Club
Come and play cribbage with us! All are welcome. Lessons available. (New day: the 4th Wednesday of every month.)

Sunday, January 31, 2010, TIME TBA
Buckeye Forest Council presentation

Greetings all! Welcome to the Emporium Wines/Underdog Cafe e-newsletter for November 2009.

A few updates, before we begin:

– Check out our new Flickr gallery, of our friends’ Emporium-related photos – http://www.flickr.com/photos/emporiumwines/galleries/72157622571867383/ – if you’re on Flickr, let us know about your photos and we’ll add them to the gallery!

– New photos of Friday music by Iris Maria Heller – http://www.flickr.com/photos/emporiumwines/tags/irismariaheller/

– An updated bread and fall muffin schedules are now online – http://emporiumwines.com/menu.htm

– We were mentioned in the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s now-famous article on YS, woo hoo! – http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2009/09/from_nature_to_nurture_yellow.html

an update on the ART SHOW:
November-December’s art show by Kathleen McMillan will not be up until Wed., Nov. 11. Jeff Sutherland’s show will remain in the interim.

Without further ado…

NOVEMBER 2009 EVENTS

Friday evening wine-tasting line-up
Wine tasting begins at around 6:30; music begins around 7; everything ends around 10.

11/6 – YS’s own Honkytonk Boys with Carl Schumacher
11/13 – YS’s own Wildwater
11/20 – YS’s own The Hoppers perform 50s and 60s rock, pop, & dance
11/27 – Anna & Milovan Beljin from Cincinnati perform acoustic pop/folk/blues – http://www.annaandmilovan.com

Every Sunday in November
4:30-6pm
Writing Dreams Workshop
Explore your dreams in a creative writing class with Iris at the Emporium. Iris Maria Heller is a media teacher from Germany. Her special field is the affinity between dream and film. She will inspire and guide you through writing down, exploring, and inventing dreams in a playful, filmic and creative way. There will be myths, criminal stories, comics, thrillers, and who knows what more! All you need to bring is paper, a pen, and a dream image, landscape or fragment. For registration call Iris at 937-831-2976 or just show up. Classes are offered for free; donations are welcome.

Sunday, November 1
2-4pm
Your last chance: Meet & greet Benji Maruyama, Dave Turner, and Anne Erickson
Discuss education and School District issues with select School Board candidates.

Sunday, November 1
6:30pm
Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Farewell Party
Valerie, a 30-year resident of Yellow Springs, is moving to Colorado in November. Come and say goodbye!

Thursday, November 5
6-8pm
Wham Bam (Thank You Slam) Spoken Arts Revue/Open Mic
theme: stuff you wrote when you were a kid. Short stories, poems, diary entries, letters, and more from childhood and adolescence. Poignancy, honesty, and embarrassing laughter for our inner children and ourselves! To sign up, show up early or e-mail vanessa@emporiumwines.com.

Saturday, November 14
1-4pm
Really Really Free Market
A Really Really Free Market is like a mixed-bag potluck, or a free flea market. Stuff, fun, entertainment—whatever we as a community can come together & share. Bring usable items, food, & talents—to give for the sake of giving. Don’t have anything on-hand? Come & see what others are sharing. No barter or trade: You don’t have to give to get or get to give. (FYI: The Underdog Café is merely host to our RRFM. You still have to pay for stuff from the store!) More info: http://www.emporiumwines.com/rrfm & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Really_Really_Free_Market

Saturday, November 14
5-8pm
Save Energy – Save Money
Reception and wine tasting for a Free Seminar on Energy Efficient on Energy Efficient Building and Retrofit. Cosponsored by Community Solutions and net0home Inc.

The last Monday of every month (November 30)
5-7pm
Cribbage Club
Come and play cribbage with us! All are welcome. Lessons available.

Greetings! And welcome to the February 2009 Emporium Wines and Underdog Cafe e-newsletter!

Some quick web sites notes before I get started with the events schedule. I just made a guestbook for the shop’s web site. Here you can post your thoughts about us for all to share–Want a particular muffin every day? Love a particular wine? How did you like a particular event? Etc.!
– Sign guestbook: http://us.1.p7.webhosting.yahoo.com/gb/sign?member=emporiumwines
– View guestbook: http://us.1.p7.webhosting.yahoo.com/gb/view?member=emporiumwines
– Find these links on the community page: http://www.emporiumwines.com/community.htm

Also, our pictures page has seen some recent updates (namely the inauguration party and the Really Really Free Market) – http://www.emporiumwines.com/media.htm or http://www.flickr.com/photos/emporiumwines

Be sure to keep tabs on our Twitter page for short updates and fun things like these: http://twitter.com/EmpoUnder

Okey dokey! Without further ado: events for February!

WEEKLY FRIDAY WINE-TASTINGS
Wine-tastings begin at 6:30pm; music begins generally at 7:00.

2/6 – Dawn Cooksey and 68 South
2/13 – Chris & Patricia Berg
2/20 – G. Scott Jones
2/27 – Eric Loy

OTHER EVENTS

Sunday, 2/1 – 3:00pm
Nonstop Presents reading: Aurelia Blake & Jeanne Lemkau
Aurelia A. Blake has taught in the Yellow Springs schools since 1996 and been on the board of Antioch Writers’ Workshop since 2004. She’s a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and has a master’s degree from Antioch University McGregor and a bachelor’s from the University of Colorado. Jeanne Lemkau is a psychologist, writer, and Professor Emerita of Family Medicine at Wright State University. She divides her time between her psychotherapy practice and political activism and creative non-fiction writing related to Cuba and Cuban Americans. She will read from her manuscript Risking Cuba: A Tale of Sabbatical Rebellion.

Monday, 2/2 – 5:00pm
ProAct Poetry

Wednesday, 2/4 – 7:00pm
Opera Overtures Lecture: “Elixir Of Love”

Thursday, 2/5 – 6:00pm
New Open Mic Night
Open to all the spoken arts! Fiction and Poetry, Performance/Slam, Theatrical readings, Anecdotes/Diary entries, Short films, Comedy, sketches, Found art. That’s right. If you can say it, you can spray it. Performers may sign up by emailing vanessa@emporiumwines.com or show up on the 5th (please come early if you plan on performing). Films must be submitted in advance so they can be tested on the projector. *10-minute limit. Please, no instruments or elaborate props.

Sunday, 2/15 – 3:00pm
Nonstop Presents reading: Kai Cooley & Ken Simon
Kai Cooley is an Antioch College alumna from 2001. She loves cats, wildflowers, birdcalls, dirt roads, blue-collar men, fitness training and cooking without a recipe. She is on her 16th job (math teacher) and splits her time between Yellow Springs and Lynx, Ohio. Ken Simon has been a philosophy professor, a urine bottle washer, a restaurant owner, a vacuum cleaner salesman, a picture framer and a waiter, among other occupations. He has been part of a “Zen writing group” that met every week for 12 or 13 years.

Every Sunday – 2:00pm
Pat Siemer’s Knit-In

That’s all for now! See you around!

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