Art

Arts & Culture
1:09 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Blue Sky Project and You Are Here Live on Kaleidoscope

A concept sketch of the old courthouse in downtown Dayton for the You Are Here project
  • Part 1 of Juliet Fromholt's interview with Peter Bekendorf and Terry Welker
  • Part 2 of Juliet Fromholt's interview with Peter Bekendorf and Terry Welker
  • Part 3 of Juliet Fromholt's interview with Peter Bekendorf and Terry Welker

September 14 marks Urban Nights in downtown Dayton and the unveiling of the You Are Here project at Courthouse Square.  The next day, the Blue Sky Project will celebrate it's final exhibition of the summer entitled "Creative Surprises."  Peter Benkendorf and Terry Welker visit the WYSO studios to discuss these two artistic endeavors, their origins and what you'll be able to experience on September 14 and 15 in downtown Dayton.

Road Trip series
10:35 am
Sun June 17, 2012

New Ohio Guide: Art and Utility - East Liverpool

Flickr Ceative Commons user EraPhernaliaVintage

East Liverpool is the Pottery Capital of the US. It’s been the capital since the 1880s. Sarah Webster Vodrey is the Director of the East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics. She showed me around the museum.

"Doorknobs, inkwells, pie pans - it was very utilitarian n at first and then as time when on people were able to combine utility with beauty. And even from the very start, the human impulse is to make it attractive," says Vodrey.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon May 28, 2012

WYSO Weekend: May 27, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 27, 2012 including the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Michael Bashaw winner in the individual artist category of the 2012 Ohio Governor's Award for the Arts.

-New Ohio Guide: Minerals, Mining, and Reclamation, by Sandra Sleight-Brennan

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Arts & Culture
2:11 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: The Artists of Sideshow 7

Sideshow is an annual arts and music festival, created by members of the Dayton Circus Art Collective.  The two-day event features over 50 visual artists and 20 musical acts in the Yellow Cab Building on 4th Street in downtown Dayton.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt visited the Yellow Cab building ahead of Sideshow 7 as the artists prepared for a preview party.  Here she speaks with several visual artists about what they'll be displaying at Sideshow 7. 

Arts & Culture
10:45 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Changing Landscapes Brings Chinese Fiber Art to Dayton

Balminess by Bai Xin
courtesy of the Dayton Art Institute

When you enter the first gallery of the Changing Landscapes exhibit, you see classic tapestries depicting Chinese landscapes. But the exhibit quickly unfolds to display both traditional and modern uses of embroidery, printing and sculpture that tackle the idea of landscape literally and figuratively.

Changing Landscapes is the first exhibition of contemporary Chinese fiber art to travel to the United States. This weekend marks the opening of the exhibition tour's only Midwestern stop - at the Dayton Art Institute.

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