Arts & Culture

Music
3:52 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Home Free Live on Excursions

Home Free performing in the WYSO studios
Credit Jerry Kenney / WYSO

Home Free are an a cappella group that won season 4 of NBC's Sing Off, but the group has been around for nearly 14 years.  The members of Home Free visited the WYSO studios ahead of a local performance and spoke with Music Director Niki Dakota about their history, their sound and their television experience.

Home Free will perform tonight at Wright State University's Apollo Room.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Conrad's Corner: June 26, 2014

Judy Johnson reads her poem, "After Supper."

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Music
5:25 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Ultrasphinx Prepare For Visit to Dayton

Ultrasphinx's full length album is available now.

With a full length album released in April, Akron's Ultrasphinx are hitting the road and heading to Dayton, among other cities, on a summer tour.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Ultrasphinx bassist Aaron Rogers about writing, recording and touring ahead of the band's local show.

Ultrasphinx will perform at Canal Public House on Wednesday, July 2nd with Dinosaurus, Oh Condor and Arms Race.

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Books
1:46 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Book Nook: Young God by Katherine Faw Morris

One of the great joys of reading fiction is when one encounters that rare book that grabs you by the imagination and doesn't let go. "Young God" by Katherine Faw Morris is that kind of story. Her protagonist is a 13 year-old girl named Nikki. As the story begins Nikki has just gotten out of a group home and she's hoping to reunite with her father Coy Hawkins. This tale unfolds in the hill country of North Carolina in a place that is reminiscent of the area where the author grew up.

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Music
12:24 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Jon Morgan Live on Kaleidoscope

Lancaster-based songwriter Jon Morgan visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic set on Kaleidoscope.  He spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about his debut EP, performing live and the songwriting process.

Jon Morgan's debut EP, A Boat to Throw My Life Into, is available now.

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