WYSO Weekend

Sunday, 10:30 - 11:00am

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.
 

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Military
10:44 am
Sun November 13, 2011

Local Veterans' Stories Featured in Comic Book Project

A small group of veterans has been getting some extra attention lately.  Their stories have been made into a comic book.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney reports on how it all started.

Charlie Bath enlisted in the Army in 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor.   For four years, he proudly served as a wire chief in the signal corps.  That job involved running telephone wire all over France and Germany.  Charlie was the guy who could climb, so that’s what he did – climbed poles, often checking for live wires by hitting them with a wrench.

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Arts & Culture
10:34 am
Sun November 13, 2011

Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Rebecca Morean

Rebecca Morean

Continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop, Rebecca Morean is a novelist (sometimes writing under the name Abbey Pen Baker), short story writer, essayist and an assistance professor of English at Sinclair Community College.  Here she reads from a recently completed novel.

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon November 7, 2011

WYSO Weekend: November 6, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for November 6, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney reports on Kettering Fairmont High School's 4th Annual A Cappella Festival

-Jerry Kenney interviews Jay Tieber about the Ohio Liberty Film Festival

-Emily McCord interviews Johnathon Gallienne, a member of Occupy Dayton, about the protests on Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton.

Arts & Culture
10:54 am
Sun November 6, 2011

Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Reading: Jim Daniels

Jim Daniels

Jim Daniels is best known as poet, but has also written several short story collections and 3 films.  Continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop, Daniels reads several of his poems.

Arts & Culture
10:31 am
Sun November 6, 2011

Fairmont High School Prepares for A Cappella Fest

On Saturday November 12th, Kettering Fairmont High will host the 4th annual A Cappella Festival.  These events are springing up around the country but Fairmont believes they are blazing the trail.  Brody McDonald is the Choir Director at Fairmont - a job he's held for 13 years. The job has its challenges.

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