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.
 

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for September 18, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Flyer Enterprise, the latest installment in the SOCHE Talks

-Downtown Dayton LGBT Film Festival Begins Friday by Liz Cambron

-Jerry Kenney previews Culturefest 2011 in Springfield.

-Poor Will's Almanack: September 13 - 19 by Bill Felker

The sixth annual Downtown Dayton LGBT Film Festival starts next Friday, September 23rd . And this is the only time many of these films will be screened in Ohio. Festival founder and director Jonathan McNeal sat down with WYSO Community Voices Producer Liz Cambron – to talk about some of his personal favorites.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for September 11, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews veterans from American Veterans Post 2003 in Dayton about their memories of 9-11 and how they plan to commemorate the event.

-Juliet Fromholt interviews Dayton teacher P.F. Frank about his 9-11 memories.  Hear that interview and more in WYSO's special program, A Clear Day in September

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for September 4, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews members of the Little Miami River Keepers, a local organization competing to receive grant money in a contest sponsored by Tom's of Maine.

-An Interview With Maxine Skuba in Conrad's Corner

-Jerry Kenney interviews Dennis Grant of United Rehabilitation Services about the upcoming Rubber Duck Regatta.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 28th, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Joyce Dyer

-Serving Women Veterans at the Dayton VA Center by Jerry Kenney

-This week's PoliticsOhio: Husted Election Directives Spark Debate by Emily McCord

The Dayton VA Center is the third oldest medical center in the VA system. They offer both primary and acute care services. The center is also home to a community living center and several rehabilitation programs. In 2010 the VA Center implemented a comprehensive healthcare program that offers more on-site services to female veterans, and the care they provide reaches anywhere between 1,600 and and 3,000 women.

Continuing with our series of faculty readings from the 2011 Antioch Writers' Workshop, Joyce Dyer is the author of 4 books and an English professor at Hiram College in Ohio. 

Here she reads an essay that originally appeared in Come What May: an Anthology of Writings about Chance.  It's called "Reunion."

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 21, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Cyber Security, the latest installment in the SOCHE Talks

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Rakesh Satyal

-This week's PoliticsOhio: GOP Looks To Compromise On Senate Bill 5, Unions Say It's Too Late by Emily McCord

Continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop, we hear from Rakesh Satyal.  Satyal is the author of Blue Boy and has been published in a variety of magazines and anthologies.  He's also an editor at HarperCollins.

In this selection Satyal reads from a new novel in progress called They Couldn't Pronounce Our Names.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 14, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Jamey Dunham

-Cyber Engineering Students Graduate with Hackfest by Jerry Kenney

-War Dog Memorial Unveiled in Springfield by Wayne Baker

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