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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Poetry
10:35 am
Sun July 31, 2011

Conrad's Corner: An Interview With Janeal Ravndal

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. 

Commentary
10:15 am
Sun July 31, 2011

My Enormous Egg

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.

 

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WYSO Weekend
10:30 am
Mon July 25, 2011

WYSO Weekend: July 24, 2011

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

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Performing Arts
10:35 am
Sun July 24, 2011

Free Shakespeare Prepares for A Midsummer Performance

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.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:30 am
Mon July 18, 2011

WYSO Weekend: July 17, 2011

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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