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
2:09 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Meghna Mahambrey's Evolution of Sound

Meghna Mahambrey's love of music has manifested in different forms over her lifetime.  From her early years singing as much as she could in school to recording with some friends in college to coming into her own as a songwriter and recording her latest album, Kind of Friend.  The recording process lead to the formation of a band, Meghna & the Majority.  Mahambrey and percussionist Aaron Farrier visited the WYSO studios to chat with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the recording process and what's next for the band.

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Music
2:00 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Joy Ike on the Piano and the Creative Process

Joy Ike

Pittsburgh-based singer/songwriter Joy Ike played piano as a child, but after several years away from the instrument found herself returning to music shortly before graduating college.  Ike, who's been widely recognized for being both a skilled songwriter and a percussive pianist, spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about her creative process and her latest fan-funded album All or Nothing.

Joy Ike will perform at Dayton's Ghostlight Coffee with Tiffany Thompson on Thursday, April 4th.

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Music
1:47 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Wheels Continues Musical Growth With New Full-Length Album

The cover for Wheels' new album

Yellow Springs band Wheels has been playing together since its members were in middle school.  Now with members in high school and college, the band continues its musical growth with the release of a new self-titled full length album.  Sam Salazar and Jamie Scott visited the WYSO studios to talk about the new album and its recording with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt

Wheels will celebrate the release of its self-titled album on April 6th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

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Arts & Culture
12:25 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Dayton's Collaboratory Open for Creation

The Collaboratory space being prepped for its opening.

Housed in a former drugstore building across the street from downtown Dayton's Courthouse Square, the Collaboratory is a blank slate for developing collaborative projects.  The Blue Sky Project's Peter Benkendorf envisions the Collaboratory as being a hub of activity where community members can gather to brainstorm and develop new ideas.  Benkendorf sat down with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the Collaboratory space to discuss some of his vision for the space and how the community can get involved.

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Music
12:07 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Many Musical Roots for The Pinkerton Raid

The Pinkerton Raid
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A Cedarville University graduate, Jesse DeConto grew up experiencing both sacred and secular music and began playing with his family as a young adult.  In an interview with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt, DeConto talks about his musical roots and performing with his siblings in The Pinkerton Raid. 

The Pinkerton Raid will perform at Ghostlight Coffee in Dayton's South Park neighborhood on April 6th.  The band will also be in Cincinnati at Sitwell's Coffee House on April 5th and will open for Denison Witmer on April 13th at Columbus' Rumba Cafe.

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