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7:59 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Conrad's Corner: April 11, 2014

Conrad Balliet reads Eric Blanchard's "Beware of Poet."

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: April 11 - 17, 2014

Volunteers at Garden Station.

On Saturday, 9:30 to noon, in Memorial Hall there is a workshop Justice & Equality In Dayton: Launching a Movement to Challenge Economic Injustice. No registration or fee required. Just come.

Sunwatch is having two presentations on Saturday. At 10:30 you can learn all about how and why the gold objects were used by four cultures in the ancient Andes. And at 2pm enjoy an afternoon of Native American flute music with Grammy and Nammy award winning performer Joseph FireCrow.

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Rediscovered Radio
7:38 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Why Wilberforce? The History Of The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center

This “Why Wilberforce?” brochure listed the reasons an African American museum should be located in Wilberforce, Ohio, home Wilberforce University, Central State University, and Payne Theological Seminary.
National Afro-American Museum

The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce opened its doors 26 years ago this April. Rediscovered Radio’s Jocelyn Robinson found historic audio in the WYSO Archives, and offers a look at how the museum has fared over the years.

Back in the fall of 1980, WYSO News aired a story on the National Afro-American Museum project. Even then, according to reporter Brian McCormick, the museum had been in the works for a long time:

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Commentary
6:30 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Spring Flowers and Climate Change

Credit Richard Barrett-Small / Flickr Creative Commons

Climate change is already being felt by natural systems around the world – and locally. We can see how flowers react to temperatures as they first emerge in the spring. And now, we have a specific record for our area. For more than three decades, one avid local gardener has been keeping a diary of the first-flowering date of many species in her yard, like snowdrops, crocuses, bleeding hearts and crab apples.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Conrad's Corner: April 10, 2014

Marietta Ball reads her poem, "The Mentor."

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