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12:45 pm
Mon January 24, 2011

Book Nook: The Death and Life of Monterey Bay, Dr. Stephen Palumbi and Carolyn Sotka

Human beings put a lot of stress on the natural world. Our environment is adversely impacted by the pollution that we create and the animal and plant species that we have pushed to the brink of extinction.

Fortunately there are still occasions to celebrate good news about our natural world. A new book, "The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival," is the story of how a pristine wonder of nature, Monterey Bay, California, was practically ruined by over-fishing and pollution and how that degradation has slowly been reversed,

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Music
11:11 am
Sat January 22, 2011

Live on Excursions: The Bengsons

The Folk Indie duo known as the Bengsons (composed of Abigail and Shaun Bengson) come to perform live in this installment of Excursions on WYSO.

       The Bengsons describe themselves as “the best in vaudevillian indie folk”, and this label comes across very clearly in their music. Combining a traditional folk duo sound with musical theater and a little humor, The Bengsons give their music a unique and welcoming feeling that is an absolute treat to hear.

Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Tue January 18, 2011

Conrad's Corner: January 18, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Myrna Stone's poem, "After We Reconcile."

Nature
9:56 am
Tue January 18, 2011

Poor Will's Almanack: January 18 – 24, 2011

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Flickr Creative Commons user bmann

Poor Will’s Almanack for the fourth and final week of deep winter, the eighth week of the natural year.

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SOCHE Talks
12:23 pm
Mon January 17, 2011

Humanities for Life

The first of the SOCHE Talks, a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. This monthly series features faculty and staff from area colleges and universities speaking on a variety of topics. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena. This week features Dr. James Malarkey, chair of Humanities and General Education at Antioch University Midwest.

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