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Thanksgiving parades aren’t just for Macy’s! The Rike’s Toy Parade was an early Dayton Thanksgiving tradition 
 For nearly two decades beginning in the 1920s, Rike’s, the downtown Dayton department store, held a Thanksgiving Day parade.  The Rike’s Toy Parade began in 1923, kicking off the holiday shopping season. Floats designed by high school students in art classes and costumed characters made up the procession.  Early black-and-white...

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For nearly two decades beginning in the 1920s, Rike’s, the downtown Dayton department store, held a Thanksgiving Day parade.  The Rike’s Toy Parade began in 1923, kicking off the holiday shopping season. Floats designed by high school students in art classes and costumed characters made up the procession.  Early black-and-white...
Yellow Springs filmmaker receives prestigious international award
 Julia Reichert, a Yellow Springs filmmaker and three-time Oscar nominee, will be awarded the International Documentary Association’s Career Achievement Award for 2018 in Los Angeles next month. The award is dedicated to building and serving documentary filmmaking around the world and to supporting a thriving documentary culture, according...

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Julia Reichert, a Yellow Springs filmmaker and three-time Oscar nominee, will be awarded the International Documentary Association’s Career Achievement Award for 2018 in Los Angeles next month. The award is dedicated to building and serving documentary filmmaking around the world and to supporting a thriving documentary culture, according...
‘The Print Sale’ a great way to support local artists
 An upcoming sale is a chance to add a piece by a local artist to your collection.  The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative will host “The Print Sale” Saturday, Dec. 1, at its studio space at 901 N. Keowee St. in Dayton.  Hand pulled prints created by 20 printmakers have been created in intaglio, woodblock, monotype and lithography...

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An upcoming sale is a chance to add a piece by a local artist to your collection.  The Dayton Printmakers Cooperative will host “The Print Sale” Saturday, Dec. 1, at its studio space at 901 N. Keowee St. in Dayton.  Hand pulled prints created by 20 printmakers have been created in intaglio, woodblock, monotype and lithography...
Free Friday concerts will keep your lunch hour humming
 The Dayton Metro Library will begin a series of free Friday lunch concerts at the main branch of the Dayton Metro Library in downtown Dayton next week.  “For those who work downtown, a casual concert can be a great mid-day escape,” said Julie Buchanan, library programming manager. “Folks can bring their lunch and a...

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The Dayton Metro Library will begin a series of free Friday lunch concerts at the main branch of the Dayton Metro Library in downtown Dayton next week.  “For those who work downtown, a casual concert can be a great mid-day escape,” said Julie Buchanan, library programming manager. “Folks can bring their lunch and a...
Christmas tree lighting at The Greene promises to be a magical night for all
 The annual Christmas tree lighting at The Greene Town Square is right around the corner.  The festivities will kick off at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 with live music by Anthony Mossburg and song and dance by the Muse Machine.  The event will feature a parade heralding in Santa Claus, who will light the 50-foot-tree with a child from...

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The annual Christmas tree lighting at The Greene Town Square is right around the corner.  The festivities will kick off at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 with live music by Anthony Mossburg and song and dance by the Muse Machine.  The event will feature a parade heralding in Santa Claus, who will light the 50-foot-tree with a child from...
Toxic FriendsGiving: the best holiday ever will support local organization
 Here’s a chance to give thanks for good friends while helping out a worthy cause.  Toxic Brew Company is using its FriendsGiving party as an opportunity to assist the Artemis Center, an organization that provides assistance to victims of domestic violence.  Roasted turkey will be provided but bring a side dish and an item...

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Here’s a chance to give thanks for good friends while helping out a worthy cause.  Toxic Brew Company is using its FriendsGiving party as an opportunity to assist the Artemis Center, an organization that provides assistance to victims of domestic violence.  Roasted turkey will be provided but bring a side dish and an item...
Test your Dayton trivia knowledge at this local tavern
 Here’s a trivia question for you: What Dayton establishment is known as the ‘Home of the 40s’?  The answer is Kramers, which touts itself as one of the few bars in the nation to carry 40-ounce beers.  If you knew the answer to that question, head down there Tuesday for Dayton History Trivia Night. The bar describes...

Posted: 8 days ago

Here’s a trivia question for you: What Dayton establishment is known as the ‘Home of the 40s’?  The answer is Kramers, which touts itself as one of the few bars in the nation to carry 40-ounce beers.  If you knew the answer to that question, head down there Tuesday for Dayton History Trivia Night. The bar describes...
Here’s where to find that unique gift made by local artists 
 Need a gift like no other? You’ll find that unique piece at The Contemporary’s Holiday Gift Gallery.  The annual holiday sale, located at 118 N. Jefferson St. in Dayton at the site formerly known as DVAC, will showcase pieces from more than 50 local and regional artists.  Jewelry, silk scarves, and pottery are just a...

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Need a gift like no other? You’ll find that unique piece at The Contemporary’s Holiday Gift Gallery.  The annual holiday sale, located at 118 N. Jefferson St. in Dayton at the site formerly known as DVAC, will showcase pieces from more than 50 local and regional artists.  Jewelry, silk scarves, and pottery are just a...