For Latesa Slate Williamson, being a poet is more than being an entertainer and a writer. Here Williamson speaks with Community Voices producer Caressa Brown about living what she writes and the role of poets in society. She also shares her signature piece, "Redemption."
Formerly known as Eclipse, Set the Controls is a Pink Floyd tribute band with many Dayton roots including local musician Tod Weidner (Shrug, The Motel Beds) on guitar. Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke Weidner about the band's take on classic Pink Floyd tunes.
Set the Controls will perform on Saturday, December 17 at Canal Street Tavern.
Tonight , at 7:00pm at UD, in the theater that is in their student union the DCDC2 will present its annual festival of dance, decorations, candy, and elves. They bring in the season’s rhythms and good cheer.
And at 8:00 tonight The Oral Funk Poetry Productions will be doing “The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show.” This is at De’Lish Café, 139 N. Main St, downtown Dayton. The event will feature free hors d’oeuvres, drink specials and live entertainment.
Ohio's first casino opening early next year is buying an upscale hotel to expand its footprint in downtown Cleveland.
Rock Ohio Caesars says it will exercise an option to buy the four-star Ritz-Carlton hotel for $36.5 million. The casino operator also has purchased an attached five-story office tower recently sold in a mortgage default auction for $3.5 million.
The hotel and office tower are adjacent to the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland that will open in March. The casino operator says it will use the bank office tower - vacant since 2008 - for administrative offices.