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National Poetry Month
10:42 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Readings from the Dayton-Metro Library: Herb Martin

Herb Martin is a local poet, retired Wright State professor, and an expert on the life and work of Paul Lawrence Dunbar.  Here he reads a philosophical poem at the Dayton-Metro Library.

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Conrad's Corner: April 29, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Zach Rogers' poem, "Loomer."

Politics
7:45 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Ohio House Budget Preserves Kasich's Vision

Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler joins Emily McCord for this week's PoliticsOhio. She details the House plan to get rid of the estate tax and what impact that will have on local governments, and their changes to school funding.

Books
2:05 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

Book Nook: Branch Rickey, by Jimmy Breslin

Jimmy Breslin has written a biography of Branch Rickey. Rickey was the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball club. He is the man who brought the first black ball player into the major leagues. That man was Jackie Robinson.

This is the story of how Rickey made that fateful decision to break what was then known as the color line in baseball. It was a decision that changed America forever.

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Arts & Culture
3:30 pm
Thu April 28, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Dan Raridan and the Calientes

Dan Raridan and Alessandra Cortez

Dan Raridan met bandmate Alessandro Cortez at South Park Tavern's open mic night.  Soon they began playing together and recruited Larry Smith on drums.  The trio recently completed an album called Bus comprised of songs mostly written by Dan before the band formed.  Here they perform live in the WYSO studios and talk to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the new album, upcoming gigs and finding musical compatibility as a trio.

 

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