Arts & Culture

After some lineup adjustments and a honing of their sound, Sad Cadillac has released a new full-length album.  The band made a return visit to the WYSO studios to share tracks from their self-titled album and talk about the process of writing and recording it.

Sad Cadillac will perform at Blind Bob's on November 21st, Taffy's in Eaton on November 22nd and South Park Tavern on November 29th.

Kathy Austin reads her poem, "The Gathering."

Mary Jo White reads her poem, "I'll Tell You What It's Like."

Janeal Ravndal reads Maureen Fry's poem, "Focus."

After nearly a year's worth of work, The Great Wide Open have just released a new, self-titled full length album.  The band returned to the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about the recording process, performing in a variety of live settings and their commitment to being self-sufficient in terms of gigs, graphics and more.

The Great Wide Open will perform on Saturday, November 8th at the Spirited Goat in Yellow Springs.

Charles Phoenix celebrates classic Americana and retro culture through a variety of mediums including the presentation of found Kodachrome slides, for which his Big Retro Slideshow is named.  Phoenix also incorporates recipes and local landmarks into his show, which returns to Dayton this week. 

Charles Phoenix's Big Retro Slideshow is at the Dayton Art Institute on Thursday, November 6th.

Janeal Ravndal reads her poem, "The Merciful."

Rhawnie Gonzales

Frighten up your holidays with 'edge of your seat' storytelling and holiday music in this tale spinning hour of terror from WYSO Public Radio and The Yellow Springs Tale Spinners.

Dayton-based psychobilly band The Loveless is currently touring in the support of new album, Born Weird (Horrorhound Records) but will return to the Miami Valley in time for Halloween.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt sat down with members of the Loveless prior to the start of their tour to talk about the new album, the evolution of their sound and more.

The Loveless will perform on October 31st at Canal Public House's Halloween Bash and at Cincinnati's Northside Tavern on November 1st as part of a Horrorhound Records showcase.

Brown Street Blues Breakdown joined Shakin' Dave in the WYSO studios for the October 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass.  In addition for performing live, the band chatted with Dave about its longstanding history in the Dayton blues scene, lineup changes and more.

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