Arts & Culture

Music
4:46 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Smug Brothers Celebrate Release of On The Way To The Punchline

The Smug Brothers
Credit Jordan Frei

This weekend the Smug Brother will celebrated the release of their new full length album, On the Way to the Punchline, with a show at South Park Tavern.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about the album, the new lineup and more.

The Smug Brothers perform at South Park Tavern on Saturday, February 22 along with The 1984 Draft, Human Cannonball, and Turkish Delights.

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Arts & Culture
2:17 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

A Celebration of Art and Music at the Yellow Cab's Dayton Is For Lovers

On Friday, February 14th, the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton will host Dayton Is For Lovers, a Valentine's Day dance.  The event features music from Lost on Iddings, Jah Soul and DJ Jay Madewell as well as an art show, a special Valentine's themed photobooth from Jennifer Clark and more.  Clark and members of Lost on Iddings and Jah Soul visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic performance and talked about Dayton Is For Lovers and the upcoming Side Show at the Yellow Cab.

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Music
1:20 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

The Great Wide Open Live on Kaleidsocope

The Great Wide Open

Jake Sims, Travis Runyon and Jon Sims began playing together on the back porch, eventually starting to perform live for audiences, and The Great Wide Open was born.  The trio visited the WYSO studios to perform live and talked about the development of their sound, the importance of folk music and more.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Conrad's Corner: February 13, 2014

Cathy Essinger reads her poem, "Coincidence."

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Books
4:18 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Book Nook: Gene Everlasting - A Contrary Farmer's Thoughts On Living Forever, by Gene Logsdon

Gene Logsdon has seen a lot of things during his 82 years on the planet.  He has written widely about the things he has observed and the things that he thinks about. A brief scan of some of his book titles will give you some sense of his range. Logsdon is the author of many books including these: "A Sanctuary of Trees," "Small-Scale Grain Raising," "The Pond Lovers," "Successful Berry Growing," and "Andrew Wyeth : A Portrait of Andrew Wyeth as Seen By His Friends and Neighbors."

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