Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
3:31 pm
Thu March 10, 2011

JT Ryder and C. Wright on Dayton's Dirty Little Secret

Dirty Little Secrets is a local variety show in the style of old vaudeville shows with a vast array of performers.  Organizer J.T. Ryder visited the WYSO studios to talk about the show.  He was joined by local musician Chris Wright whose band Parlour Tricks will perform at the next show.

The latest installment of Dirty Little Secrets featuring C. Wright's Parlour Tricks is Wednesday, March 16th at Wiley's Comedy Club in downtown Dayton.

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Music
2:47 pm
Thu March 10, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Reece Lincoln Band

Reece Lincoln

Reece Lincoln is a young performer who's made a big impression in the local blues community.  After releasing their album, Soul of a Man, the Reece Lincoln Band visited the WYSO studio for a live performance.  They chatted with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording together and their upcoming live performances.

The Reece Lincoln Band will perform on March 12 at Gilly's as part of the Dayton Blues Society's Blues for a Cure. 

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Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

Conrad's Corner: March 9, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Jim Brooks' poem, "Synchronization."

Books
11:12 am
Mon March 7, 2011

Book Nook: The Surrendered, by Chang-rae Lee

Chang-rae Lee's ambitious novel "The Surrendered" is a sprawling, cinematic journey across time. Readers are transported to Manchuria in the early 1930's, Korea in the early 1950's, and modern day New Jersey and Italy.

Lee has imagined 3 main characters here , a missionary, a Korean War orphan, and a GI. Their lives become intertwined through tragedy and haunting circumstance. The author is a masterful storyteller. In this interview he describes how he crafted this work and how he chose to become a writer.

Miami Valley StoryCorps
8:00 am
Wed March 2, 2011

Mary M. Morgan & Joy Schwab

"I went out and bought a paper, and there was a cartoon of a crazy woman - hair flying, arms askew - with the announcement: Mary Morgan takes out petitions for Dayton City Commission."

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