Peace on Fifth http://wyso.org en The Leap Years Prepare for Urban Nights Debut http://wyso.org/post/leap-years-prepare-urban-nights-debut <p>Members of the Leap Years Have been playing together for several years, but it's only been a few months since all four members have been performing as a full band.&nbsp; The University of Dayton students are eager to grow their fan-base from campus to the larger Miami Valley and will begin that step at an Urban Nights event at the Oregon District's Peace on Fifth.&nbsp; The members of the band visited the WYSO studios to talk about their musical careers so far and where they'd like to head.</p><p>The Leap Years will perform at Peace on Fifth on Friday, September 20 during Urban Nights.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:53:41 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 39470 at http://wyso.org The Leap Years Prepare for Urban Nights Debut Downtown Dayton Celebrates Peace http://wyso.org/post/downtown-dayton-celebrates-peace <p>Today in downtown Dayton, several internationally important events centered around peace will be celebrated.&nbsp; Today is the fifth anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech, and it's also the one hundredth anniversary of the Peace Palace in the Hague, Netherlands.</p><p>The Netherlands' Peace Palace houses the International Court of Justice, which serves as the judicial body of the United Nations.&nbsp; It officially opened August 28, 1913 and that milestone will play a part in today's celebrations surrounding the King anniversary.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38394 at http://wyso.org