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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National Poetry Month
10:42 am
Sun May 1, 2011

Readings from the Dayton-Metro Library: Herb Martin

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.

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 25, 2011

WYSO Weekend: April 24, 2011

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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Arts & Culture
10:45 am
Sun April 24, 2011

Readings from the Dayton-Metro Library: Barbara Astor

Barbara Astor is a poet and pen and ink artist from Bellbrook.  Here she reads two poems: "Visitor" and "Hail to Dorothy Parker."

Around the Miami Valley
9:30 am
Mon February 28, 2011

WYSO Weekend: February 27, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for February 27, 2011 including the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Krista Magaw from Tecumseh Land Trust about the Ohio Market Maker project, a database to link food producers and consumers.

-This week's Miami Valley StoryCorps Interview between Ruby Nicholson & Jane Scott

Commentary
12:28 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

Snow Day

Flickr Creative Commons user craig.daniels

I am a survivor. My two kids have been out of school for snow days almost as much as they've been in school this winter. One stretch was a week and a half, tacked onto a two week winter break. Twenty days of education-free togetherness. "What do you DO with them??" my friend Mary asked. I thought for a minute. "Well, they're building two snow forts. And they've figured out how to ride a small sled like a snowboard, and they go wobbling down the hill standing up and pitch forward on their faces. They call it snurfing. Then, they come inside and play with the Wii.

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