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Soak up painting know-how with artist Mike Elsass: Dayton painter will share techniques at two workshops

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Soak up painting know-how with artist Mike Elsass: Dayton painter will share techniques at two workshops by Pamela Dillon for the Dayton Daily News August 14, 2011 He’s known around Dayton for his easy smile, laid-back attitude and, of course, for his vibrant abstract-on-rusted-steel paintings. Mike Elsass will be bringing his jokes and his painting […]

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New art spot in Yellow Springs

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New art spot in Yellow Springs by Pamela Dillon for Dayton Daily News, August 13, 2011 Christine Klinger enjoys Yellow Springs so much that she’s willing to set up housekeeping there, as well as a new business. She and her husband Jim are in the midst of building a new home. The name of her […]

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Fight Night — “Cool event” for steamy evening & PHOTOS, too

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Fight Night – “Cool event” for steamy evening and photos, too by Tom Archdeacon for Dayton Daily News, July 17, 2011 Darrence Williams – The Punchin’ Preacher – will take the pulpit in his West Dayton church this afternoon with a cut on one cheek, some bruising and puffiness on the other and – thanks […]

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Fight Night a striking success for everyone

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Fight Night a striking success for everyone by Tom Archdeacon for Dayton Daily News, July 17, 2011 Darrence Williams — The Punchin’ Preacher — took the pulpit in his West Dayton church Sunday afternoon with a cut on one cheek, some bruising and puffiness on the other and — thanks to his toe-to-toe middleweight bout Saturday […]

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Punchers & Painters opens with a knockout night

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Punchers & Painters opens with a knockout night by Tom Archdeacon for Dayton Daily News Punchers & Painters – the annual multi-week, multi-event embrace of boxing and art in downtown Dayton – kicked off Saturday night with a well-attended, enthusiastic“Celebration of Davey Moore” at the Color of Energy Gallery in the Oregon District. One of the […]

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Boxing art event pays tribute to 2 champs

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Boxing art event pays tribute to 2 champs by Tom Archdeacon for Dayton Daily News, May 19, 2011 Punchers & Painters II will return to downtown Dayton this summer and this time around it should be a real heavyweight event. And that’s not just because there will be “An Evening with Buster Douglas.” The former […]

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Dayton area has 7 governor’s arts awards winners

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Dayton area has 7 governor’s arts awards winners by Terry Morris for Dayton Daily News, May 10, 2011 The Dayton area will play a leading role for the third consecutive year when the 2011 Governor’s Awards for the Arts are presented in Columbus today. The seven winners include Michael Kenwood Lippert of Dayton, director of […]

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Derby party a smash hit in Oregon District

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Derby party a smash hit in Oregon District by Tom Archdeacon for Dayton Daily News Wednesday night’s “And They’re Off!” Kentucky Derby party at the Color of Energy was a smash hit. It drew a packed house to the Brown Street gallery in the Oregon District. “I thought it was just a fabulous evening,” said […]

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Derby Comes to Oregon District

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Derby Comes to Oregon District by Tom Archdeacon for the Dayton Daily News, May 2, 2011 Mint juleps, Kentucky bourbon, colorful racing silks, a 3-year-old thoroughbred out in the street, notable racing figures inside, an acclaimed photo exhibit and a rousing rendition of “My Old Kentucky Home” — Derby Week won’t just be celebrated in Louisville […]

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More downtown boxing events on way?

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More downtown boxing events on way? by Tom Archdeacon for Dayton Daily News The “Celebration of Punchers & Painters” — a successful six-week long, Oregon District exhibit of boxing memorabilia and the artwork of Mike Elsass that was interspersed with several live events in downtown Dayton — comes to an end after this weekend. But […]

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