WYSO Weekend

Sunday, 10-10:30am

Every Sunday morning on WYSO Weekend host Jerry Kenney brings you the news of issues, interviews, arts and cultural events from across the Miami Valley.  WYSO Weekend is WYSO's Radio Magazine.
 

WYSO Weekend: June 26, 2011

Jun 27, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 26, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Kathleen Alter about the Cityfolk Festival, July 1st - 3rd

-Emily McCord speaks to Sharon Short about the upcoming Antioch Writer's Workshop

-Sarah Buckingham previews this week's Sunday Documentary Hour offerings

-This week's PoliticsOhio: Election Reform On The Minds Of Ohio Legislators, by Emily McCord

Killing Telephones

Jun 26, 2011
Flickr Creative Commons user JDB Photos

One of the pleasures of turning 50 is being introduced to a hormonal regime that might have been designed by The Riddler, or the Marquis de Sade. I’m put on draconian sleep schedules that persist for a week at a time. One involves waking up at 2:57 AM, and falling back to sleep around five, for that refreshing extra half-hour before the alarm goes off. I’m a little bleary the next morning, not much good for anything.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 12, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with Dayton Public School superintendent Lori Ward about the elimination of nearly 300 positions in effort to balance the budget for next year.

-This week's installment of PoliticsOhio: Senate Budget Plan Changes JobsOhio

-Sarah Buckingham interviews Angela Birdsong about Juneteeth celebrations in the Miami Valley

On Tuesday, Living on Earth featured a rebroadcast of a profile of Meira Warshauer's symphony Living Breathing Earth by Yellow Springs based producer Aileen LeBlanc. The symphony is out on CD, and earlier this week Juliet Fromholt sat down with LeBlanc to talk about the music and a local connection with the Dayton Philharmonic.

 

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 5, 2011 containing a wrap of the WYSO News Department's series, The New Face of Wright-Patt:

-BRAC: How It All Began, by Emily McCord

-BRAC’s Economic Potential, by Jerry Kenney

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 29, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with Irish radio producer Mary Phelan and area resident Roger Kearney, a distant relative of Barack Obama about the upcoming documentary "The Road to Moneygall," which will air on WYSO.

-Sarah Buckingham previews this week's Sunday Documentary Hour offerings

-Jerry Kenney speaks with artist Greg Dearth about his upcoming exhibit at Gallery 510 in Dayton

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 1, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Community Voices producer Susan Byrnes reports on artwork in Wegerzyn Gardens

-Niki Dakota and Conrad Balliet discuss the relationship between song and poetry in a excerpt of this week's host highlight.

-Readings from the Dayton-Metro Library: Herb Martin

-Commentator Julie Zickefoose asks, Is My Car Gay?

Is My Car Gay?

May 1, 2011
Flickr Creative Commons user Marjorie Lipan

Across the US, gas and oil prices are going up, and people may paying a little more attention to their traveling habits.  And so commentator Julie Zickefoose is forced to ask a completely unrelated question: is my car gay?

Herb Martin is a local poet, retired Wright State professor, and an expert on the life and work of Paul Lawrence Dunbar.  Here he reads a philosophical poem at the Dayton-Metro Library.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 24, 2011 including the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jane Black, the executive director of Dayton Visual Arts Center. Their annual silent auction is April 29th.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Amy Lee and Betsy Wilson from Dayton's Historic South Park neighborhood about the history of the area and their upcoming Spring Home Tour on April 30th.

-Sarah Buckingham gives a preview of this week's Sunday Documentary Hour.

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