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.
 

We continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop with Jamey Dunham.  He's an award-winning prose poet and an associate professor of English at Sinclair Community College.  Dunham taught the afternoon poetry session at this year's Writers' Workshop.

In this selection he reads several poems from his collection, The Bible of Lost Pets (Salt Modern Poets, 2009).  

Photo by Juliet Fromholt

Next Saturday marks the grand opening of Dayton History's Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship. WYSO's Juliet Fromholt took a tour of the new facility with Dayton History's President, Brady Kress. They started off in an exhibit room dedicated to NCR.

 

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for August 7, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Martha Moody

-An excerpt of Niki Dakota's interview with Luke Dennis about Muse Machine's upcoming summer concert

In July, writers from around the country came to Yellow Springs for the Antioch Writers' Workshop. During the workshop, the faculty participates in a series of readings, and we'll be airing some of those on WYSO Weekend. 

Today we'll hear from local author Martha Moody.  She's reading from a new novel that will come out in the fall of 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 24th, 2011 containing the following stories:

-An interview in Cornad's Corner with Yellow Springs poet Janeal Ravndal

-Commentator Julie Zickefoose reflects on nature and social media in My Enormous Egg

-StateImpact Ohio's Ida Lieszkovszky reports on school vouchers.

Janeal Ravndal got her start in poetry by borrowing a verse from her mother and taking it to school as a child, "and the teacher was so pleased that I decided I was a poet too."

Hailing from Yellow Springs, Ravndal often writes occasional verse, a style of poetry her mother also writes.  In this interview, Ravndal shares several occasion verse poems with Conrad Balliet and talks about the craft of writing. 

My Enormous Egg

Jul 31, 2011
Flickr Creative Commons user RachelSharon

There’s a bird that’s been trying to get in my house. He pecks at the window all day. What does he want? A bird flinging himself against a window ten hours a day does appear to to be trying to get inside. Go outside and look at the window from the bird’s perspective, and you’ll see your own reflection. The bird is met with a rival who answers his every parry with a thrust, who sings at the same time he does --the height of avian rudeness! Most importantly, it’s a rival who will not be vanquished, and will not go away. Nothing in his experience has prepared him for that.

 

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 24th, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Luke Dennis' Community Voices story about Charlie Campbell

-Free Shakespeare Prepares for A Midsummer Performance by Jerry Kenney

-Poor Will's Almanack: July 19 - 25, 2011 by Bill Felker

Free Shakespeare is back in action this summer. They hit a variety of stages last summer and were well received. So they're doing it again with performances at the Yellow Springs Antioch Amphitheater, Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark in July, and in August they'll perform at Newcom Founders Park and at the University of Dayton's ArtStreet.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 17, 2011 containing the following stories:

-DiversAbility – from the campus to the workplace, the latest installment of the SOCHE Talks.

-Sarah Buckingham reports on Home, Inc in Yellow Springs

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