Weekdays, 10am -1pm

Like the name suggests, Excursions is a daily journey across musical genres and eras.  Niki Dakota guides listeners through a broad cross-section of the newest music from Ohio, around the world, and everything in between while also spending time with beloved classic tunes.  Each day is an adventure and on Wednesdays, you'll hear the fresh tunes from great artists new and old during the noon hour.  Play for fun and prizes on Thursday Threads, and you can put a song on the playlist every Friday when we spin theme tunes.

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Arts & Culture
1:48 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

David Flannery on George Gurdjieff and The Fourth Way

Architect and aficionado of The Fourth Way, David Flannery, joins Niki Dakota on EXCURSIONS, to talk about Spiritual teacher George Gurdjieff, his music and movement, The Fourth Way.

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2:43 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

Kris N. & Lindsey Keene Live on Excursions

Kris N. joins us with the lovely Lindsey Keene to talk about his new album: THE THANKFUL PARADE, Fifth Street, Don Thrasher, L's, and more.

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Arts & Culture
12:33 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

National Bronze Sculpture Symposium To Culminate in Bronze Pour Event

Over the past few weeks, Yellow Springs has been a hot spot for bronze sculpture as the Village hosts the National Bronze Sculpture Symposium.  Antioch College's Dennie Eagleson and sculptor Susan Byrnes visited the WYSO studios to talk about Symposium and its culminating event, a bronze pour at the foundry at Antioch College on Saturday, October 26th. 

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2:37 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Niki Dakota Hosts the Day-Tones Barbershop Quartet

Members of the Day-Tones with Niki Dakota
Credit Anthony Pettiford

Niki Dakota interviews Mike Haslet of the Day-Tones barbershop quartet and listens to a few choice pieces to publicize the up-coming  barbershop quartet festival on the 12th, this year themed 'Celebrate Dayton'. 

Haslet informed Niki during the interview that this year will not only be the 28th gathering of the Miami Valley Music Men, to which the Day-Tones belong, but also the 75th anniversary of the creation of the barbershop harmony society, originating in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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12:38 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Box Truck Rescue Live on Excursions

Box Truck Rescue

After being asked to perform at Zane Shawnee Canverns, the members of Box Truck Rescue began working together to help create That One Show Music Festival.  Gathering together bands from Dayton and Yellow Springs, the festival's inaugural run begins Friday evening in Bellefontaine.  Box Truck Rescue visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Excursions and talked to Niki Dakota about their first year as a band and helping to put together the festival.

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