Arts & Culture

The Rubi Girls

This Saturday, November 28 at 8pm, Dayton’s very own Rubi Girls will perform an annual benefit show to raise money that will go to fight HIV/AIDS.

The 'Girls' will take the stage at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds Coliseum to present The Show Must Go On, an annual event now for about 17 years. 

To find out more about the show and about the Rubi Girls themselves, we caught up with founding members, Josh Stucky and Brent Johnson, and Rubi member Jonathan McNeil.

Cathy Essinger reads her poem, "For My Cat Boo."

Elizabeth Schmidt reads her poem, "Grandmother's Funeral."

Lori Gravley reads Julie Moore's poem, "Killdeer."

30 local musicians will participate in Such A Night: The Last Waltz live, a musical recreation of the Band's The Last Waltz to benefit WYSO.  Organizer Jeff opt made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live set on the air and spoke with Niki Dakota about the collaborative show as well as his other community projects.

Such A Night: The Last Waltz Live to benefit WYSO is November 25th and 27th at the Dayton Art Institute.

Steve Makofka is one of 30 local musicians participating in Such A Night: The Last Waltz live, a musical recreation of the Band's The Last Waltz to benefit WYSO.  Makofka made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live set on the air and spoke with Niki Dakota about the collaborative show as well as what he's been up to musically.

Such A Night: The Last Waltz Live to benefit WYSO is November 25th and 27th at the Dayton Art Institute.

Rich Reuter is one of 30 local musicians participating in Such A Night: The Last Waltz live, a musical recreation of the Band's The Last Waltz to benefit WYSO.  Reuter made a return visit to the WYSO studios for a live set on the air and spoke with Niki Dakota about the collaborative show as well as what he's been up to musically.

Such A Night: The Last Waltz Live to benefit WYSO is November 25th and 27th at the Dayton Art Institute.

With the recent release of their latest album, Hard to Please,  The Black Lillies' tour is bringing them to the Miami Valley for a show.  The band visited the WYSO studios to share some tracks from the album and chatted with Niki Dakota about writing, recording and more.

The Black Lillies will perform at Oddbody's on Tuesday, November 19th. 

Subterranean visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope ahead of their Yellow Springs' gig. The band chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about their evolution from a house band to touring, writing and recording and more.

Subterranean will perform at Peach's in Yellow Springson Saturday, November 21st and at Middletown's Old Crow Bar on November 27th.

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 Lucero on the cover is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

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