Arts & Culture

courtesy of Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

The timeless story of Peter Pan will be coming to the Schuster Center in a combined presentation by Dayton Ballet and Dayton Philharmonic.  Conductor Neil Gittleman and artistic director Karen Russo Burke joined WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the staging of Peter Pan and shared some of the musical score.

Peter Pan is March 20th, 21st and 22nd at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. 

Having played together for years in a full band, Carol Roark and Mike Cowan now perform as a duo called Six Cents.  The multi-instrumentalists visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about songwriting, their latest album Shadow Monsters and more.

Six Cents will perform Saturday, March 21st at Taffy's in Eaton and Saturday, March 28th at Fox's Pizza in Enon.

Conrad Balliet reads John Booth's poem, "Don't Drive and Drive."

Maxine Skuba reads her poem, "Worn Threads."

Dayton Does Dayton is a two-day musical showcase that features Dayton-based artists performing their own original material as well as covers of their favorite local artists' work.  Each evening features full bands as well as a songwriters in the round session.  Solo performer Janet Ogg and full band Winchester Grey, visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions and talked to Niki Dakota about the upcoming show.

Dayton Does Dayton is March 13th and 14th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Jordan Hull returns to the WYSO studios after relocating to Nashville to share new songs as well as some odes to his hometown in a live set on Excursions. 

Jordan Hull will perform as part of Dayton Does Dayton, March 13th and 14th, at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Warshful is one of over 30 performers participating in Dayton Does Dayton, a two-day musical showcase that features Dayton-based artists performing their own original material as well as covers of their favorite local artists' work.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions and talked to Niki Dakota about the upcoming show.

Dayton Does Dayton is March 13th and 14th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Comprised of former members of Towhee and other local bands, Forage has already released a debut album and is moving forward with more writing and recording as well as live gigs.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with Juliet Fromholt about their creative process.

Forage will perform on Record Store Day, April 18th, at Omega Music in Dayton.

Having recently performed on NBC's The Voice, local singer Jess Gallo is back in her hometown and visited the WYSO studios to perform with Seth Gilliam.  Gallo and Gilliam talked to WYSO Music Director Niki Dakota about their musical collaboration, upcoming gigs and more.

Jess Gallo will perform as part of Dayton Does Dayton, march 13 and 14th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine, a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio.

The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with Atmosphere on the cover is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

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