Arts & Culture

Community Voices
7:32 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Keeping A Native Roofing Tradition Alive

The Solstice House at Sunwatch Indian Village
Credit Renee Wilde

Spring is roofing season – time to check your roof for damage it may have sustained during the winter.  Near the banks of the Great Miami River in Dayton, a man is making an unusual roof this spring, using materials most that most people would never consider. Community Voices producer Renee Wilde has our story.

Tucked between a busy interstate and a pair of train tracks lies a prehistoric site called the Sunwatch Indian Village, and in that recreated village something unusual is going on. An Irishman is keeping a Native American tradition alive.

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Conrad's Corner: May 4, 2014

Julie Moore reads her poem "Shooting Star."

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Conrad's Corner: May 2, 2014

Conrad Balliet reads Ed Davis' poem, "Crows."

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Arts & Culture
1:59 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Dayton Philharmonic, Human Race Collaborate For Best of Broadway

Neal Gittleman, the director and Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, came by the WYSO studios on May 1st along with Sean Michael Flowers, the vocal director of the Dayton Philharmonic, and guest artists from the Human Race Theater Company, Katie Pees and Jay Pierce. They came in to talk about the collaboration between Human Race Theater and the Dayton Philharmonic for their upcoming show “The Best of Broadway," and gave a little preview in the form of  three fantastic songs from the upcoming show.

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Books
1:34 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Book Nook: More Than Conquerors - a Memoir of Lost Arguments, by Megan Hustad

Megan Hustad grew up in a family of missionaries. In her pithy memoir "More Than Conquerors" Hustad describes what it was like to live on the island of Bonaire off the coast of Venezuela while her father was working at a Christian radio station that had such a powerful signal it could be heard across the hemisphere.

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