Ohio truly was a battleground this week, as both President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney visited the state to sell their message to voters. For this weeks PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Jessica Wehrman who reports from Washington for the Columbus Dispatch about what both men hope to convey during their time in Ohio and what the political landscape current is in the state.
Today at 8:00pm the Stivers Jazz Orchestra with Derrick Gardner are performing. This is at Stivers School for the Arts….check it out at stivers.org
Waterfalls, ponds and garden trains are some of the amazing features on the DeWeese Ridgecrest Garden Showcase on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eight gardens in the DeWeese Ridgecrest neighborhood are on the tour which will be held rain or shine. Tickets can be purchased at the tour table at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. You may drive, bike or walk from garden to garden.
The events of the "Arab Spring" took the world by surprise. Yet, the roots of those rebellions run deep and nowhere more so than in Syria, where the fighting continues to be fierce and deadly. This month, Fred H. Lawson traces the history of one leading force in the ongoing Syrian uprising: the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood. The Brothers led a violent campaign to overthrow the Syrian regime in the 1970s, but more recently have advanced a platform that calls for liberal reform and constitutional government.
Ashley Stacy, Josh Davis, QuiQue Bucio and John Mangold have been performing together as Gathering Mercury for nearly a year, and they have a lot to show for it. After participating in the Dayton Band Playoffs and the Dayton Does Dayton tribute show, both at Canal Street Tavern, the young group has been making a name for itself performing at numerous local venues. Now Gathering Mercury prepares to release their debut album, Where the Others Go.