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11:15 am
Tue March 15, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: March 15 - 21, 2011

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Flickr Creative Commons user bcfoto70

Poor Will’s Almanack for The Fifth Week of Early Spring, the Sixteenth Week of the Natural Year

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon March 14, 2011

Conrad's Corner: March 14, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Steve Broidy's poem, "Sensible Poets."

Books
12:06 pm
Mon March 14, 2011

Book Nook: The Tiger's Wife, by Téa Obreht

Téa Obreht has written one of the most highly anticipated novels of the year. "The Tiger's Wife" is a mingling of 3 seemingly unrelated threads; a mythic legend about a tiger that escapes from a zoo during a war, a folk legend about a man who cannot die, the "deathless man," and the author's grief over the death of her grandfather.

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Politics
6:35 pm
Sun March 13, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Kasich's State of the State

Emily McCord speaks to the Dayton Daily News' Ellen Belcher about Governor Kasich's State of the State and what it may mean for the region.

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Arts & Culture
4:29 pm
Sat March 12, 2011

Creating the New Century Opens at the Dayton Art Institute

Ship of Fools
John Alexander

In a painting called Opry, braided strands of color start out bright at the top of the canvas but get muddy as they reach the bottom. Art critic and writer Ellie Bronson says that the artist, Bernard Frize likes to play games

"These games have had to do with anything from removing the skins that form on the top of open paint cans and plastering them on a canvas until the can was empty to painting blindfolded directed by an assistant or someone else," says Bronson.

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