Kaleidoscope

Wednesday, 8 - 11pm

Every Wednesday night Juliet Fromholt talks to musicians, filmmakers, and artists from the Miami Valley and beyond and more often than not, you're treated to a set of music performed live in the WYSO studios.  You'll also hear some of the best music from emerging artists and old favorites from around the world. 

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Music
12:19 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Karan Singh and the Freshwater Live on Kaleidoscope

Karan Singh performs in front of a live studio audience at WYSO.
Credit Shelly Hulce

Rosebush and the Pursuit of Dreams is the recently released second album in what Karan Singh envisions as a trilogy beginning with his 2010 release, Last Year's Ghosts.  With this release Singh also continues his mission of using a percentage of his album sales to help provide a lifetime of fresh water to people around the world.  So far, his work has been able to provide fresh water to 4 individuals for the rest of their lives. 

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Arts & Culture
4:55 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Local and Regional Artists Participate in Handmade Holiday Dayton

Beginning as a fundraiser for the now-closed C{space, Handmade Holiday Dayton has become a yearly must-attend event for artisans and shoppers alike.  2012 marks the first year the event will be held at the Yellow Cab Building, recent home of the Dayton Circus' yearly Side Shows, as well as the introduction of many new local and regional artisans to the show.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt visited the Yellow Cab building while organizers and volunteers prepared for the show and spoke with three of the Handmade Holiday organizers about this year's show.

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Arts & Culture
4:35 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Cast and Creators of Nativity The Pop Opera Prepare for Production's Fifth Year

2012 marks the fifth run for Nativity The Pop Opera, a holiday show that's become a local tradition in the Miami Valley.  Created by J. Todd Anderson and Mark Cohea, Nativity tells the Christmas story from the angels' point of view through song and dance and aims to give back to the community through the production's support of local children's charities.  This year's production supports A Kid Again.  Member of the cast and the creative team, including J.

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Music
4:06 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Dirty Socialites Live on Kaleidoscope

The Dirty Socialites
Credit Amanda Barbosa Photography

Since their last Kaleidoscope appearance, the Dirty Socialites have gained two new members and have been busy in the studio writing and recording new material for a full length album.  They'll begin releasing new songs online on 12/12/12 until Christmas eve when the band will release a free digital holiday EP with the full length album to follow on vinyl.

The Dirty Socialites visited the WYSO studios to talk about their plans for the New Year and debut some new songs live on Kaleidoscope.  They'll perform live at Blind Bob's on Thursday, December 6, 2012.

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Music
4:52 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Stillwater Riverband Live on Kaleidoscope

After years of playing metal and punk, Chris McFadden (mandolin/vocals) and Josh Dillon (guitar/vocals) decided to explore something different and began playing the more acoustic Bluegrass-influenced music that would become the signature of Stillwater Riverband.  The band has grown to two members to four and spent the first part of 2012 performing many live gigs in the Dayton area.  The band is now recording their first album and stopped by the WYSO studio for some live songs. 

Stillwater Riverband will release its debut album in early 2013. 

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