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12:15 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: April 4 - 10, 2014

Courteous Mass riders at First Friday.

Today is First Friday in downtown Dayton: art exhibits, live music, Dragons baseball, a fashion show preview, spring shopping, a Courteous Mass bike ride and more; 5 – 10pm

If you want some more books then you'll always find great bargains at the Dayton Metro Library’s Big Spring Book Sale.  This is at Hara Arena and it is Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:01 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Wright Brothers' Factory Could Become Part of National Park System

Wright Factory in Dayton, Ohio
Credit Jerry Kenney

An effort to preserve the original Wright Brothers airplane factory got a boost Wednesday when Governor John Kasich signed the state’s 2014 capital budget. The historic site could become part of Dayton’s national aviation park system. 

Demolition has already started at the former Delphi plant on Home Avenue where the Wright Factory is located. The National Aviation Heritage Alliance hopes to purchase the historic buildings and 20 surrounding acres. A private developer owns the land now. 

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Around the Miami Valley
6:15 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Remembering the Xenia Tornado: Neva Brown

Neva Brown
Credit Sharon Benedict

 

Yesterday in our series “Remembering the Xenia Tornado,” we heard from Louise Crawley about how she and her husband got messages to the residents of Xenia with their ham radio sets.  Today, Neva Brown on setting a table in the midst of destruction.

Neva Brown told her story to Sharon Benedict of Greene County Library.  Alan Staiger produced our series.  For more on the Greene County Public Library's Voices of Greene County series, click here.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Conrad's Corner: April 3, 2014

Conrad Balliet reads David Garrison's "Where to Find Poems."

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Music
5:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

The 1984 Draft Release Bo Jackson Up the Middle EP

The 1984 Draft

With a November 2013 release and an appearance in an NFL Films' documentary under their collective belt, the members of the 1984 Draft are keeping the momentum going with the release of their newest EP, Bo Jackson Up the Middle.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a lie performance on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt.

The 1984 Draft will celebrate the release of Bo Jackson Up the Middle on April 19th at Canal Public House.

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