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Around the Miami Valley
5:41 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Springfield's Radio Days Remembered By Historical Society

Dick Hatfield was one of the top DJs in the 1960s.
Credit Clark County Historical Society/Wayne Baker

The local radio stations that once flourished in Clark County have been gone for twenty-five or more, but they have not been forgotten. The Clark County Historical Society recently hosted an event that took a look back.

Cox media journalist Darryl Bauer emceed the event that covered Springfield's radio heydey - the 1920s through the 1990s. Five stations; dominated the airwaves playing everything from Christian programming to soul music.

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12:15 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: June 6 - 12, 2014

The Dayton Gay Men's Chorus rehearses for I Am Harvey Milk
Credit Sarah Caplan/WYSO

You can explore, create, and stay out late. The beginning of every month starts with a bang in downtown Dayton. First Friday is a free art hop event held from 5 to 10 p.m. in several locations throughout downtown.

And on First Friday the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors will open an exhibit of the work of five emerging local artists. Opening reception is 5 to 8 Friday. The show runs through June 30.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:07 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Downtown Art Gallery To Close

Visitors at the CADC's first location in the Cannery complex.

The city of Dayton’s First Friday, a monthly event that opens up downtown art galleries and businesses to draw in visitors, is coming up this week, but it comes with bad news from one downtown gallery. The Connecting Art and Design Community (CADC), formerly known as the Cannery Gallery, is shutting its doors at the end of the month.

Christy Jennewein, who heads the gallery and event space and was involved in founding First Fridays, says she has struggled with funding.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:26 am
Mon June 2, 2014

WYSO Weekend: June 1, 2014

The Caravaggio that the Cleveland Museum of Art is restoring. The yellow tinge of an old varnish coating will be removed as part of the restoration.
Credit Cleveland Museum of Art, via David C. Barnett

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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12:15 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: May 30 - June 5, 2014

Dayton International Peace Museum

The Dayton Art Institute takes you back to high school for the Prime Time Prom tonight, 7-11pm. Dress up and relive your high school glories (or create the prom experience you never had). Go elegant or go garish, just make sure you don't miss this unforgettable grownup prom!

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