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10:31 am
Sun June 29, 2014

Honoring the Ancestors: Bing’s Birthday Card

Bing Davis prepares to work on the latest piece in the Ancestral Spirit Dance series.
Jocelyn Robinson WYSO

We see the work of Dayton artist Willis “Bing” Davis hanging in banks, boardrooms, libraries, and concert halls throughout the Miami Valley. His art is full of color and movement, and is based on themes he’s been exploring for decades.

Archives Fellow Jocelyn Robinson found a 1981 interview with Bing Davis in the archives here at WYSO. And to celebrate the artist’s 76th birthday she some of the original recording and brings us up to date with the artist’s signature series.

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Arts & Culture
5:20 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Art, Music and More on Display at SideShow 9

This weekend marks SideShow 9, the latest installment in the annual art and music showcase at the Yellow Cab building.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt visited the Yellow Cab prior to the show and spoke with organizers and artists as they were setting up.

SideShow 9 is May 9th and 10th at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

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Arts & Culture
3:25 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Telephone Magazine Celebrates 1st Birthday With Night of Music

Telephone Magazine, a biweekly local arts and culture magazine, will celebrate its first anniversary on March 29th.  Magazine staff and community members will mark the event with a night of art and music at the Old Yellow Cab building in downtown Dayton.  Telephone publisher Brian Johnston and musicians Yheti and Grand Mammoth visited the WYSO studios ahead of the event and spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the magazine's first year and the upcoming celebration.

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Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Culture Works Launches Dayton-Area Cultural Plan With Economic Study

Muse Machine's production of Singin' in the Rain. Muse Machine is one of the arts organizations that receives funds from Culture Works.
Credit Thom Meyer

A study out Thursday says the arts are an important economic driver for the Dayton region. The study, commissioned by cultural advocacy group Culture Works, finds arts nonprofits are responsible for over $160 million in annual spending.

"Above and beyond the intrinsic benefits that arts and culture provides to the community in so many ways, there actually is an economic impact as well,” said Martine Meredith Collier, who heads Culture Works.

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Arts & Culture
12:33 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

National Bronze Sculpture Symposium To Culminate in Bronze Pour Event

Over the past few weeks, Yellow Springs has been a hot spot for bronze sculpture as the Village hosts the National Bronze Sculpture Symposium.  Antioch College's Dennie Eagleson and sculptor Susan Byrnes visited the WYSO studios to talk about Symposium and its culminating event, a bronze pour at the foundry at Antioch College on Saturday, October 26th. 

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