Community Voices

Radio stories by Community Voices Volunteer Producers

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Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Sun September 23, 2012

The Signature: A Poetic Medley Show

Community Voices Producer Kristen Wicker takes us behind the scenes at The Signature – a poetic medley show, now in it’s fifth season.

The Signature brings in Tony- and Grammy-award winning artists to headline variety shows that feature an eclectic mix of spoken word poetry, live music, dance, comedy and visual arts.

If you’ve been on a rollercoaster before, I think that’s how you would describe The Signature,” says Lee

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Around the Miami Valley
3:50 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

2012 Community Voices Special (Pt. 1)

Front row, left to right: Will Davis, WYSO General Manager Neenah Ellis, Jennifer Carlson, WYSO Community Voices Coordinator Sarah Buckingham. Middle: Mark Babb, Tracy Staley, Judy Whelley, Kristen Wicker. Back: Alexis Larsen, Alan Staiger, Basim Blunt.
Dennie Eagleson

Community Voices is all about getting more local voices on the radio. WYSO's training program turns listeners into producers. This hour, we’ll hear stories produced in the training and some new pieces that have yet to hit the airwaves.

Community Voices
12:45 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Enter The Man Cave

Men, once rulers of the world, nowadays have become equals to women and, in some cases, relegated to a back seat. One reaction to this social reality? The man cave. Increasingly common throughout the United States, there are TV shows, websites and books dedicated to these spaces designed by and for men. But why in this era of “Hey, girl!” has a space for male bonding become so important?

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Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Sun September 9, 2012

Eco-Artist Basia Irland Visits Dayton

Dennie Eagleson

Antioch College and the University of Dayton have teamed up to sponsor a visit by environmental artist Basia Irland this September and again next March. Irland is known internationally as a pioneer in the field of “eco-art”. She conducts community-oriented projects designed to aid in restoring the health of waterways. Irland’s project for the Dayton region began with a summer exhibition of artwork at Antioch’s Herndon Gallery, and continues in September with events at the University of Dayton.

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Community Voices
12:45 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Confronting The Woods Bully

Honeysuckle in the Glen.
Wally Rehm

At the Glen Helen Nature Preserve near Yellow Springs, there’s a problem. For decades, non-native plants such as bush honeysuckle have been taking over the understory of the forest.

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