Sunwatch

Community Voices
7:32 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Keeping A Native Roofing Tradition Alive

The Solstice House at Sunwatch Indian Village
Credit Renee Wilde

Spring is roofing season – time to check your roof for damage it may have sustained during the winter.  Near the banks of the Great Miami River in Dayton, a man is making an unusual roof this spring, using materials most that most people would never consider. Community Voices producer Renee Wilde has our story.

Tucked between a busy interstate and a pair of train tracks lies a prehistoric site called the Sunwatch Indian Village, and in that recreated village something unusual is going on. An Irishman is keeping a Native American tradition alive.

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Commentary
12:35 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: June 21 - 27, 2013

Participants in the 2012 Annual Rail Festival at Carillon Park
Credit courtesy of Dayton History

Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including six Peabody Awards and a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Isay's presentation on the power of listening and the history of StoryCorps begins at 8pm in the Schuster Center's Mathile Theatre on Friday, June 21. Join in the lobby following the presentation for dessert and a book signing.

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Commentary
3:30 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: January 18 - 24, 2013

Tejas Gallery

If you want to see some art work of comics, Dayton landscapes, book illustrations, science fiction, portraits, and political cartoons, then tonight go to the Tejas Gallery on East Third Street in downtown Dayton. The artist is Mark Martel, local Dayton art legend and 2012 ART OFF reigning champion. There is a Reception from 6:00-10:00pm.

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